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Hop On Board for a Great Golf Destination Mark Hale
Birmingham or Bust

Experience an incredible Alabama golf vacation when you spend three nights at the Holiday Inn Birmingham – Hoover and play three rounds of golf at legendary courses. The Holiday Inn Birmingham – Hoover offers quality accommodations and direct access to great restaurants, bars and shopping. Play a round at FarmLinks at Pursell Farms in Sylacauga and experience golf like never before. Timberline Golf Club is a Jerry Pate-designed course, and its trademark features are sure to impress. And last but not least, the Valley course at Oxmoor Valley is a great way to finish the day with its impressive greens and rolling fairways. Make your way to Birmingham, and start planning your golf trip of a lifetime.

  • 3 Nights: Holiday Inn Birmingham-Hoover
  • 1 Round: Oxmoor Valley - Valley
  • 1 Round: Timberline Golf Club
  • 1 Round: FarmLinks at Pursell Farms
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Gulf Shores Getaway


This Gulf Shores Stay and Play package is the perfect combination of golf and sand, and by that we mean fantastic golf courses and gorgeous beaches.

  • 3 Nights: Cypress Point Condominiums
  • 1 Round: Craft Farms - Cotton Creek
  • 1 Round: Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club
  • 1 Round: Craft Farms - Cypress Bend
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Aviara Golf & Luxury


Looking for luxury in a golf vacation package? Start with a stay at the AAA Five Diamond Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, overlooking the breathtaking Pacific Coast.

  • 3 Nights: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
  • 1 Round: Maderas Golf Club
  • 1 Round: Aviara Golf Club
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Happy St. Paddy’s Day From the Guys Who Know Green! Mark Hale
Hot Springs Village Vacation

The natural beauty of Hot Springs Village and the Ouachita Mountains draws visitors from near and far. Add the lure of top notch golf and you have an amazing spot for a Hot Springs golf vacation package. A stay at the conveniently located Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa sets the stage for your golf getaway. Large, comfortable rooms, friendly staff, and free breakfast and evening reception are can’t miss amenities. HSV is also home to eight championship golf courses, three of which are included in this package. The Granada has been ranked in the top 10 courses in Arkansas by Golf Digest. It's best and most difficult hole is the par 4, No. 17 with a 60 yard long green. Ponce de Leon is a favorite among lower handicappers but is playable for everyone. Its consistent greens and tree-lined fairways are a draw. Ranked the number one course in Arkansas by Golf Digest, the Isabella features wide fairways and generous driving areas. This is a fun, player friendly course. Experience championship golf right alongside the spectacular scenery in Hot Springs Village.

  • 3 Nights: Embassy Suites Hot Springs
  • 1 Round: Hot Springs Village - Balboa Golf Club
  • 1 Round: Hot Springs Village - Cortez Golf Club
  • 1 Round: Hot Springs Village - DeSoto Golf Club
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Golf in Arizona is always "on" with close to perfect weather year round. Regardless of the season, you will still enjoy world class golf.

  • 3 Nights: Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
  • 1 Round: Westin Kierland Golf Club
  • 1 Round: Troon North Golf Club - Pinnacle Course
  • 1 Round: Troon North Golf Club - Monument Course
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Hammock Beach Golf Getaway


Hammock Beach Resort in Jacksonville, Florida is home to two highly ranked and challenging golf courses that have played host to PGA TOUR events.

  • 3 Nights: Hammock Beach Resort
  • 1 Round: Hammock Beach - Conservatory Course
  • 1 Round: Hammock Beach - Ocean Course
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