Ultimate itineraries

The A83 road delivers spectacular seaside scenery on the way to Machrihanish.
Ultimate itineraries
The Golf Advisor Staff is compiling step-by-step guides to some of the best destinations in the world. Check back for new guides soon.
Jason Scott Deegan shares his ultimate road trip for a week of golf in Wisconsin, which features Destination Kohler, Sand Valley and Erin Hills among others.
Matt Ginella shares his ultimate itinerary for a trip to the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon.
Of all the ultimate itineraries we’ve put together, none is as exhilarating and rewarding for a true golf lover as our trip to Scotland. Scotland is the Home of Golf, where the game has been played for five centuries and where it is woven into the very fabric of life. Those who make a pilgrimage to Scotland achieve a spirit of unity with all golfers who have ever trod the links.
Thinking about where to play links golf? We've compiled the top 15 destinations around the world, from the U.S. to Australia.
Wisconsin has emerged as a golf trip worthy of a national audience and features PGA Championship, U.S. Open and Ryder Cup venues. From Kohler to Sand Valley, here is how to make the most of your trip to the state.
Of all the great golf destinations in Ireland, the southwest stands supreme
Matt Ginella reveals his dream golf itinerary for Scotland.
Make the most of your visit to this remarkable Florida getaway
From St. Andrews to the Highlands, the Golf Advisor Staff shares their ideal weeklong itineraries in Scotland.
Want to play top 100 golf? Start with these countries, which offer excellent and accessible courses.
Matt Ginella reveals some of the highlights and the people he has had the opportunity to meet during Golf Advisor Round Trip. Find out how you can experience the trips yourself.
Golf, horses and bourbon from Louisville to Lexington
Matt Ginella reveals his ultimate itinerary for golf and water theme park fun in Orlando, FL.
Planning a Pebble Beach golf vacation? Make sure you do it right. Matt Ginella shares his ultimate itinerary for this California resort.
Matt Ginella reveals his buddies trip itineraries for Las Vegas, Nevada.
Looking to take on the top 50 courses in the U.S. according to travel expert Matt Ginella? Here are five great golf trips to make it happen.
When money is no object and your buddies trip wants to pull out all the stops, these are your 10 best bets for epic golf in the U.S.
The Open is over and now you want to play links golf overseas. But just how should you go about it?
Ultimate value
When is the best time of year to take a golf trip to these key destinations? We look at review data to determine the best peak and off-season times to go.
We looked at ratings and review data on Golf Advisor to determine the best values in Las Vegas, as well as the best months to plan a golf vacation.
We looked at your ratings and reviews of golf courses in and around the Carolina Sandhills to determine what month is the best for a golf vacation.
We looked at your review data to determine the best time of year for a golf trip to Phoenix-Scottsdale.
Brandon Tucker looked at ratings data for top Orlando golf courses to find out when the best time of year to take a golf trip really is.
More travel tips
If you're on a budget, buying used golf clubs can make a lot of sense. It can be tricky, however. Mike Bailey offers some tips to consider before you buy.
The Southeast is a prime springtime golf destination. But lingering effects of the colder-than-usual winter are wreaking havoc on many courses.
The Brits do it right -- match play, alternate shot, Stablefords, etc. -- to keep things moving. If you've had enough of stroke play, here are 10 suggestions.
Nine-hole golf courses are an oft-overlooked genre. There are a number of them that are well worth playing; here are a few we wanted to highlight.
There are a bunch of world-renowned golf course architects, but there are many more regionally active ones whose courses deserve your attention.
Nine-hole golf courses are an oft-overlooked genre. Here are some of Golf Vacation Insider's readers' favorites.
Tons of resorts are investing in their golf vacation accommodations. Here are some of our favorite things to see in golf cottages.
You loved our piece on modern regional-scale golf course architects, so here's a list of their old-school counterparts.
Not all golf resorts are created equal. Some just seem to "get it" more than others. Why? We have a few theories...
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