Golf Travel News November 6, 2021
In golf travel news this week are items from Myrtle Beach, French Lick, Eagle Ridge, Hilton Hawaii and Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas.
Myrtle Beach Welcomes Canadian Golfers Back With Three Special Package Offers
● GolfTrek is offering an “At Par” special, converting American prices into Canadian dollars as if the two nation’s currencies were exchanging at an equal rate. Given the current strength of the American dollar, the “At Par” offer, which will allow Canadians to construct a custom package, will provide nearly 20 percent savings.
● The “Winter Golf Getaway” from Caledonia Golf Vacations is a 3-night, 4-round package that includes golf at True Blue Golf Club and Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, a pair of Mike Strantz designs ranked among America’s top 100 public courses. The offer also includes accommodations at True Blue Resort and complementary range balls. T
● MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com is offering its “All Inclusive” package, allowing players to choose from all 21 Founders Group International courses while providing the option to add range balls, lunch off the menu, and two draft beers for an additional $5.
For more information on a Myrtle Beach golf trip, including course profiles, a comprehensive listing of package offers and more, visit PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com.
French Lick’s Pete Dye Course Ranked #19
French Lick courses earn another major accolated from top golf publications as Pete Dye Course Ranks 19th in Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses
Last month, The Pete Dye Course at French Lick, Indiana was named in the Top 20 of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses, as awarded by Golf Digest. Coming in at #19, The Pete Dye Course was one of just two Indiana courses to make the list, earning elite company near the top of the rankings alongside other legendary properties including Pebble Beach (ranked #1), Whistling Straits, Pinehurst and Bethpage Black.
In GolfWeek’s “Best You Can Play” in Indiana rankings, The Pete Dye Course at French Lick earned the #1 spot, while The Donald Ross Course at French Lick came in at #2.
French Lick’s Donald Ross Course which dates to 1917, was named to Historic Hotels of America’s list of “Top 25 Most Historic Golf Courses” for 2021.
In 2022, the Pete Dye Course will host the Men’s Big Ten Conference Championship (April 28-May 1) and the Indiana Amateur Championship (June 20-22) for the first time since 1922. The Symetra Tour will play its French Lick Resort Stroke Play Championship (August 4-7) at the Dye course.
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Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa to Open New Stonedrift Spa In 2022
Stonedrift Spa at Eagle Ridge Resort will move to a completely remodeled standalone building on the Eagle Ridge property in The Galena Territory. The move, to be completed in 2022, will increase the size of the spa from 3,500 sq. ft. to more than 8,000 sq. ft. and will be under the management of experienced spa professional Abbigale (Abbi) Porter.
Within the last several years, Eagle Ridge has renovated the Inn, the golf courses and the hotel’s signature restaurant, clubhouse, and pro shop. The Stonedrift Spa will be in the former location of Eagle Ridge’s General Store, which is now located within the clubhouse complex. The old General Store location/new Stonedrift Spa location will be completely remodeled with a 6,000-square foot addition to accommodate the new relaxation spaces, services and treatment rooms.
The current location of the Stonedrift Spa will remain open for clients and hotel guests until the new location is complete. Guests who would like to visit Stonedrift Spa or learn more about current services can visit www.eagleridge.com or call 815-777-5000. Specials and packages are available.
Hilton Hawaii Resorts Offer Free Night
Night on Us package available now at Hilton Hawaiian Village and Hilton Waikoloa Village
Hilton’s flagship Hawaii resorts are offering a Night on Us, a package that offers guests an extra free night when staying at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort on the island of Oahu and Hilton Waikoloa Village located on the island of Hawaii.
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Bali Hai Golf Club Launches New Sports Bar: The Tiki Sports Bar & Grille
Bali Hai Golf Club, the only championship golf course remaining on the Las Vegas Strip will open the Tiki Sports Bar & Grille in November. The sports bar features tropical-themed cocktails, salads and flatbreads. In addition to the course, the restaurant has views of Allegiant Stadium and Mandalay Bay.
Bali Hai Golf Club, known for its “Award-Winning Golf, On the Strip, Vegas Style”, is located 5160 S. Las Vegas Blvd., directly adjacent to Allegiant Stadium.