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Best golf trips on a budget

Take a look at our best selection of budget-friendly golf trips, perfect for your next getaway.

Adam Ward
Adam Ward
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You don’t need to break the bank to experience incredible golf, with a selection of excellent golf destinations to choose from throughout the country. Tailor your trip to suit your group type, whether that’s self-catering accommodations at a stay & play resort or a centrally located golf tour.

From Myrtle Beach to the Las Vegas Strip, check out our best golf trips on a budget below:

Myrtle Beach

Known as “The Golf Capital of the World”, Myrtle Beach is the ultimate destination for golfers on a budget. The area is home to over 90 golf courses stretched along 60 miles of South Carolina coastline and offers a variety of layouts and resorts to choose from, at superb value.

Here are a few of our expert’s picks for golfers on a budget in the Grand Strand:

Myrtle Beach Golf Tour Enjoy oceanfront accommodation and play a handful of great courses in the area. Our experts recommend Pine Lakes, Arcadian Shores, and Caledonia, but we can customize your trip to play many other courses in the area.

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, Myrtle Beach

Myrtlewood Golf Resort, Pine Hills Course

Legends Golf Resort One of the most popular golf resorts in Myrtle Beach, Legends is a golfer’s dream! A Scottish-style resort with 54 holes of golf on-site, condo accommodations (perfect for groups), and a pub, you are not going to want to leave. Legends books up quickly so make sure to plan and book ahead of time!

Legends Golf Resort, Moorland Course


Situated in central Florida, Orlando is another fantastic destination for an affordable golf trip. A wide variety of golf courses and resorts offer golfers plenty of choice when it comes to getting the most bang for their buck.

This destination is known for its accessibility, boasting a large international airport and being drivable from most Southern states. Here are some of our customer favorite trip packages:

Orlando Golf Tour Stay in southwest Orlando with easy highway access and play some local favorites. We recommend Shingle Creek, Celebration, and Disney's Magnolia; but with so many other great courses in the area, we can always customize your trip according to your preferences.

Celebration Golf Club

Omni Orlando Championsgate Enjoy a stay-and-play trip to this fantastic golf resort, boasting a large hotel, 36-holes of Greg Norman designed golf, and a plethora of amenities all in one place. With numerous other courses in the area, you can play a wide variety of golf without having to travel too far.

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Reunion Resort If you want to stay at one property for the whole trip, look no further than Reunion Resort. This expansive resort offers multiple accommodation options including hotel rooms, villas, and private rental homes, three 18-hole golf courses, and a large waterpark. Reunion is perfect for groups of all sizes and those on a budget.

Reunion Resort, Watson Course

Palm Springs

Located in the heart of the California desert is the city of Palm Springs. In this picturesque golf mecca, you’ll encounter mountainous desert vistas with lush green fairways and dramatic changes in elevation.

It is also home to some great championship layouts as well as other classic course designs perfect for those looking for a golf trip on a budget. Here are a few options to get you started:

Palm Springs Golf Tour Stay just south of the city and explore the golf in the area. Play at Tahquitz Creek, Indian Canyons, and Classic Club or upgrade to SilverRock or PGA West for a more memorable round of golf.

SilverRock Golf Resort

Westin Rancho Mirage Resort This four-star resort is perfect for a golf trip on a budget! Rancho Mirage has one course onsite and another across the street, plus, it is conveniently located near many of the other desert layouts in the area, as well. Enjoy the resort’s many amenities, including pools, spa, tennis courts, as well as multiple onsite restaurants and bars.

Westin Rancho Mirage Resort

Las Vegas

Sin City is a very popular destination for golfers and people alike. With entertainment, casinos, and golf in the area, there is something to do for everybody all hours of the day.

While there is not much golf around The Las Vegas Strip, the surrounding area is full of great desert golf. Here are some budget Las Vegas golf trip options:

Las Vegas Golf Tour at MGM Grand Stay at one of the most popular hotels on The Strip and enjoy a plethora of restaurants, bars, casinos, and entertainment on-site and within a short walk. All within a 20-minute drive of The Strip, you have some solid golf courses including Aliante, Paiute, and Revere Golf Club, just to name a few.

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Las Vegas Golf Tour at the Luxor Known for its pyramid shape and the replica Sphinx, this iconic hotel is a great spot to stay for your Las Vegas golf trip. Enjoy a myriad of amenities including a spa, signature restaurants, entertainment venue, and more!

Take advantage of the golf in the area with courses like Legacy and Desert Pines.

Luxor Resort & Casino

Southern Pines

The Southern Pines region in North Carolina is only 35-miles north of the South Carolina border and offers some amazing golf at incredible value. With multiple resorts and a plethora of impressive golf courses: Southern Pines is a great destination for those on a budget.

Here are some of our expert picks for budget trips in the Southern Pines area:

Pine Needles or Mid Pines Experience two exceptional stay and play resorts situated directly across the road from one another. These two historic resorts offer a truly remarkable golfing experience.

Both courses were opened in the 1920s and designed by legendary architect Donald Ross who carved them right into the landscape of the Carolina sandhills. Enjoy a cozy stay at either the Inn or the Lodge and play these stunning courses for a charming trip down golf’s memory lane.

Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club

Talamore Resort Another great golf resort in the Sandhills area is Talamore. Featuring 36-holes of golf with 2- & 3-bedroom villas on-site, it is conveniently located close by to other great golf in the area.

While the courses are more modern than Pine Needles and Mid Pines, they still offer similar surroundings with challenging undulation changes, towering pines, and wastelands.

Talamore Golf Resort

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