Travel Insider

By: Brian McCallen

CordeValle, a Rosewood Resort, tucked away in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Jose, Calif., is promoting a “Four for Fore” retreat package designed to deliver the ultimate guys weekend. The program features a two-night stay in one of the resort’s fairway homes, with golf at CordeValle’s 7,360-yard course, a PGA Tour venue; and at nearby Pasatiempo, an Alister Mackenzie-designed layout recently touched up by Tom Doak. Extras include a private in-suite BBQ cookout, a wine-tasting event at the resort’s on-property winery, and daily continental breakfast. Rates, based on a four-room/four-person reservation, start at $735 per person, per night on weekdays; $850 on weekends.

Through Nov. 17, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, the Grand Strand’s golf marketing cooperative, is offering its “Prime Times Reward Package” to showcase South Carolina’s moderate fall weather. The program, starting at $224 per person, features four rounds of golf on a choice of 22 premier layouts. Each golfer also receives a $100 “Rewards Card” redeemable at any participating course clubhouse; a $15 dining certificate at Carrabba’s Italian Grill; and a $20 PGA Tour Superstore Gift Card. An optional fifth round for $25 is available at Pawleys Plantation, a Jack Nicklaus-designed course celebrating its 25th anniversary. 

TPC San Antonio, one of the finest resort clubs in the Lone Star State, is offering a two-night stay at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, one round of golf on the AT&T Canyons or AT&T Oaks courses, a one-hour lesson for two with head instructor Richie Coughlan, and other extras. Packages start at $293 per person, per night, double occupancy. Package rates are valid through Dec. 31.

Troon Golf Vacations is featuring a special fall package in the Napa Valley, a region of California known for its ideal seasonal temperatures, great golf, and exceptional accommodations. The three-night “Wine Country Calls” program offers lodging at Johnny Miller’s Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, with a round of golf on both the North and South courses. Each layout was recently revised by Miller. A promotional price of $549 is available on selected dates in November. 

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