Golf Travel News Sept 18, 2021

Golf Travel News Sept 18, 2021

Golf Travel News Sept 18, 2021

In golf travel news this week are items from Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure, Nemacolin in Pennsylvania, the College Golf Experience at Omni La Costa and Pebble Beach.

Rumbling Bald Releases Shoulder, Offseason Rates for Popular Golf Packages

Apple Valley, Bald Mountain Courses Highlight Golf Stay-and-Play (LAKE LURE, N.C.) – Rumbling Bald, the 36-hole golf retreat on North Carolina’s stunning Lake Lure an hour east of Asheville, has released shoulder and offseason pricing for its most popular golf package, the Hole-in-One, spanning Nov. 15, 2021 through March 31, 2022.

Starting at $283 per player, the Hole-in-One features a two-night stay, two rounds of golf on the Apple Valley and Bald Mountain courses and unlimited range balls at both course’s recently upgraded practice areas. Three nights and three rounds are available starting at $386, and four nights and four rounds for $493. Additional rounds are available by request (subject to availability) for $40.

Lodging options include the Apple Valley Studios (across from Apple Valley) and two- and four-bedroom Fairway Villas situated along Bald Mountain just steps from the first tee. Via its spacious vacation rentals, Rumbling Bald is able to accommodate golf groups of all sizes. Luxury vacation homes are also available for extended stays and golf rounds can be added a la carte.

To learn more about Rumbling Bald’s golf courses and packages, visit, or email [email protected]. To book packages directly, or to speak with a golf vacation planner, call (828) 694.3072. Golfers are advised to call, email or check the website for course maintenance and closure schedules. Rates include all taxes and fees and are based on full occupancy (four players in a two-bedroom villa or two in a one-bedroom studio).

About Rumbling Bald

Tucked along scenic Lake Lure and surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rumbling Bald is secluded yet eminently accessible from myriad metro areas. Charlotte, Asheville and Raleigh, N.C., Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn. and Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C. are all between one and five hours away. The idyllic retreat features two contrasting 18-hole layouts: W.B. Lewis-designed Bald Mountain and Dan Maples-designed Apple Valley.

The property’s 150 vacation rental homes, condos and studios are ideal for golf groups of various sizes and feature golf course and mountain views. Post round, golfers can relax at Legends on the Lake, casual dining along the shores of Lake Lure.

Nemacolin Unveils New Golf Technology and Practice Space

Farmington, Pa – Nemacolin, the award-winning resort in Pennsylvania, recently unveiled significant technology and design upgrades to The Nemacolin Golf Academy.

Nemacolin, one of the premier, luxury golf destinations in the mid-Atlantic region, opened this exquisite, 4,000-square-foot space in late summer. With a renovated building design, all new furnishings, seven flat-screen TVs, and dazzling new décor, the luxe learning, practice, and entertainment space has also been outfitted with the most sought-after simulator, launch monitor, and biomechanical feedback technology in the golf industry. This includes cutting-edge hardware like TrackMan launch monitors and simulators, Foresight Sports’ GCQuad launch monitor, and Swing Catalyst’s Balance and Dual Force Plates.

To learn more about Nemacolin, visit

Nestled among 2,200 scenic acres within the Allegheny Mountains and picturesque Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania, Nemacolin offers diverse and luxurious lodging options, including the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Falling Rock boutique hotel; an impressive assortment of dining outlets, including the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Lautrec; and an expansive art collection for resort guests to enjoy. Nemacolin is home to two of the Northeast’s most lauded and scenic golf courses: Mystic Rock (a Golf Digest “Editors’ Choice” selection and past host of the PGA TOUR’s 84 Lumber Classic) and Shepherd’s Rock, both designed by the legendary Pete Dye and showcasing thrilling shot values and unforgettable natural panoramic views of the region. The golf experience at Nemacolin perfectly complements an adventurous, rewarding vacation that can also include a range of activities such as canopy tours, a ropes course, off-road Jeep adventures, fly-fishing, swimming, rifle shooting and instruction, a wildlife safari tour, casino gaming at the Lady Luck Nemacolin casino, and much more. The Zen-seeker may find serenity in the Woodlands Spa and Salon or balance at the Holistic Healing Center. Nemacolin also boasts a private airstrip and 35,000 square feet of space for meetings and special events, making this resort the ideal choice for everything from weddings to corporate retreats.

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College Golf Experience Announces San Diego Showcase Camp at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

Premier junior camp brings golfers together with San Diego area college golf coaches

LOS ANGELES, CA —  College Golf Experience (CGX), exclusively endorsed by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), announces a new camp coming to Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California. CGX provides junior golfers unprecedented access to college coaches – helping them learn about collegiate golf and the recruiting process, showcase their talents, and set and achieve their goals.

The San Diego Showcase Camp at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa will be held on November 14th and feature four collegiate coaches from the San Diego area: San Diego State – Lauren Dobashi, Women’s Head CoachSan Diego State – Evan Emerick, Assistant Men’s CoachUniversity of San Diego – Sam Foust, Assistant CoachUC San Diego – Fred Hanover, Men’s Head Coach.

Registration is now open for this camp at All campers will engage in skills challenges, an 18-hole simulated collegiate golf practice round with all coaches, education and Q & A sessions with coaches, lunch, and receive special welcome gifts.

“Our vision for collegiate coaches, junior golfers and their families is to create high quality camp experiences that transform the traditional recruiting process,” said CGX founder, Joshua Jacobs. “Partnering with Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, one of the top golf resort destinations in the country and being able to provide a one-of-a-kind experience for junior golfers and their families is very exciting.”

Mastercard Champion Series Pebble Beach Experience

Mastercard Champion Series experience, Dec. 5-7, 2021 – 24 card holders can take advantage of this Priceless Experience, which includes three nights at Pebble Beach Resorts’ The Inn at Spanish Bay, a golf lesson with Mastercard Golf Ambassador Annika Sorenstam, one round of golf at Pebble Beach Golf Links, including boxed lunch, one round on The Hay – the resort’s new nine-hole short course designed in partnership with Tiger Woods, and a private dinner at Pebble Beach Resorts with Annika Sorenstam.

The Mastercard Champion Series is $3,000 and can be booked by Nov. 4 at 100% of proceeds will support the mission of the Priceless Planet Coalition.

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