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Travel Tuesday: Good Deals On Golf

November 23, 2010

I did a quick sweep of some of the best resorts in golf that are playable this time of year.__

__At__Pebble Beach they're featuring the "Winter Stay & Play Package."

____It starts at $1,825; offer valid November 21, 2010 - March 31, 2011. It includes:

--Two Nights at The Lodge at Pebble Beach or The Inn at Spanish Bay.--Two Rounds of golf (one round on Pebble Beach Golf Links, one round on the Links at Spanish Bay or Spyglass Hill).--$200 Resort Credit per package player redeemable during your stay.

As for Kiawah, Pinehurst, Barton Creek and Bandon Dunes . . .


Kiawah's Sanctuary Golf Packages:

Late Fall:  November 14 - November 28, 2010From $278* per person per night (Double occupancy.)

Winter:  November 29, 2010 - February 27, 2011From $222* per person per night (Double occupancy.)

Both packages include:

--Accommodations at oceanfront Sanctuary Hotel.--A round of golf per day (a surcharge applies for rounds on the Ocean Course).

*Sanctuary golf package rates are based on availability for a Garden view room. Tax additional. Breakfast available for $20 additional per person, per night. Not valid for group stays or existing reservations. Must stay at least two nights and play at least two rounds of golf to qualify for package pricing. Surcharge applies for The Ocean Course.

At Pinehurst, available through Feb. 22, the Evergreen package for $199 per person, includes:

--Two rounds of golf (or two spa treatments, or mix of both) on any course (other than No. 2, which is closed until spring for the restoration).--Resort accommodations and Pinehurst's famed breakfast buffet.

Barton Creek in Austin, Texas is offering the Fazio Unlimited Golf Package.

Starting at $235 per person, the package includes:

--Accommodations--Unlimited golf on either Fazio Foothills or Fazio Canyons course--Swing Analysis at the new Callaway Performance Center--Day of arrival golf at the twilight rate--Unlimited use of practice facilities--Daily breakfast in the AAA Four Diamond-rated Hill Country Dining Room--$25 retail voucher for purchases at Eliza's Boutique or any of our Golf Pro Shops.

For the deal and a weather update at Bandon Dunes, see the blog post below.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

--Matty G.*