Where to Golf in the Colder Seasons
Falling temperatures and potential snowfall may prove troublesome for those looking to improve or maintain their golf skills. If warmth and sunshine is required for you to endure all 18 holes, consider traveling to the following locations in order to avoid stagnancy in your swing, and take advantage of the discounted prices during the colder months.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Already one of the most popular golfing destinations in the United States, Myrtle Beach provides you with sunny skies and warm temperatures that never exceed extreme levels of heat during this time of year. With a large variety of courses to choose from, your options are endless on this east coast golf treasury.
West Palm Beach, Florida
Home of the PGA National Resort & Spa, the Sunshine State hosts some of the most frequented courses in the country, and West Palm Beach is just a few miles away from the home of golfing legend Jack Nicklaus. Though it may be hotter than South Carolina, courses here will satisfy your need for golfing under the sun while providing you with scenery to match.
Lining along the Pacific Ocean, courses in Monterey come with breathtaking views and long, coastal greens that could make things difficult for some golfers. While it may be decently expensive, Pebble Beach Resorts is a once-in-a-lifetime course that all golf enthusiasts should experience. If you are on a tighter budget however, Monterey has almost 20 other layouts to choose from, all ranging in price.
Averaging 70 degrees in the month of January, this central Arizona city is ideal for golfers that aren’t ready to swap their shorts for pants. Mountainous views and beautiful sunsets enhance one’s experience on the green. TPC Scottsdale, a 36-hole golf complex, is perhaps the city’s most famous layout, which is home to a 1997 hole-in-one shot by golf icon Tiger Woods.
Though there is a fairly large distance between the West Coast and the Aloha State, traveling to Hawaii for a golf outing is not something you’d regret. Aside from the stunning scenery and perfect temperatures, Hawaii is home to some of the most well-groomed greens in the country. However, high winds in open areas may pose as a serious challenge for long drives, though that is no reason to avoid visiting this golfing paradise.
If you’re seeking to keep the clubs out despite prime golfing seasons coming to an end, consider traveling to the destinations listed above. The sunny atmospheres and warmer climates make it feel as though Summer never ended, and give golfers a good reason to continue practicing for future outings.
Originally published at sigsbeeduck.com.