Top 5 Girls’ Golf Trip Destinations This Summer

By: Leslie Hughes - Jul 18, 2022

A girls’ trip is a good idea any time of the year, but when summer rolls around it means one specific kind of vacay that is, in our opinion, the best kind: a girls’ golf trip. There is no shortage of fabulous courses to play across the country, which makes choosing the right one for a girls’ trip the ultimate challenge. However, we’ve made things easier for you by narrowing the options down to the top five spots we think a girls’ golf trip will give you and your friends the summer experience you’re looking for.

Royal Ka’anapali Course and Ka’anapali Kai Course | Maui, HI

One of the best beaches in America and a fabulous Trent Jones Senior golf course to add to your list? Sounds too good to be true, but it’s not. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you head to Ka’anapali, Maui. This three-mile stretch of beach is home to both the Royal Ka’anapali Course and the Ka’anapali Kai Course as well as a variety of different accommodations ranging from oceanfront resorts to private lanais and everything in between. In addition to the golfing and beaching, the area offers boutiques, restaurants and bars all within walking distance so you and your girls can explore whatever strikes your fancy. Learn more about the golf courses here and here, and accommodations here.

Mountain Shadows Resort | Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale is known for its fabulous golf courses and resorts, but for a girls’ trip, you deserve the best of the best, which in Scottsdale means Mountain Shadows. This luxurious boutique resort is iconic and provides you with the perfect environment for a peaceful yet fun getaway from everyday life. The course here is perfect for beginners or for the ladies who aren’t looking to spend all day out on the course. The Short Course is touted as one of the best par-3 courses in the country, which is perfect for a quick game when the weather gets warm. Learn more about the resort and golf course here.

Rancho Bernardo Inn | San Diego, CA

If you’re looking to stay close to home and want a stellar golf course to enjoy with your girlfriends, then look no further than San Diego’s Rancho Bernardo Inn. The grounds of this Inn and its golf course are some of the lushest you’ll ever set your eyes on. Plus, we love that they have a Women’s Golf Club that’s been running for 53 years and invites women to partake in weekly play days on the Championship course. Off the greens, you’ll love the serenity that the resort offers and the amenities that include a luxurious spa, great food and stunning grounds to walk and soak up the beauty of nature. Learn more about the resort and course here.

Edgewood Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, CA

This public golf course is touted as one of the best in the country, and some of the top names in the game have played this course. It feels almost like a right of passage to play at the Edgewood Tahoe GC. Make it fun by bringing your girlfriends along to enjoy the challenging yet fun course that has stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the peaks of the Sierra. And after the game, enjoy the luxury of the resort from the comfort of your room, the space and the delicious dining options. Learn more about the resort and course here.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee | Greensboro, GA

This area of Georgia is a top golf destination that has five world-class golf courses. Just outside of Atlanta, it’s a respite from the busyness of the city. Each golf course here offers different challenges and different fun experiences to have with your girlfriends. And when it comes to looking for a place to call home base, look no further than the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. Here you’ll enjoy access to all the water fun including wakeboarding, boating, water skiing, swimming as well as golf instruction, a spa, dining and more. The lakeside views aren’t bad, either. Learn more about the resort and courses here.

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