6 Hilton Grand Vacations Resorts For Golfers On A Getaway

Your next vacation is guaranteed to be a hole-in-one at any of these destinations

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Two golfers walk from golf carts to a course near Mystic Dunes, a Hilton Vacation Club, near Orlando, Florida

If your idea of recreation is to hit the links, you’re not alone. In 2021, 37.5 million Americans played golf, and 3.2 million played on a golf course for the first time. Whether you’re a pro or just starting out, add a few rounds of golf to any getaway and hone your skills, try out a new course or introduce your friends and family to the wonderful world of golf.

Level up your next vacation, pack your golf shoes and stay at one of these Hilton Grand Vacations resorts near great golf courses.

Aerial view of golf course near Kings' Land, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, on Big Island, Hawaii 

1. Kings’ Land, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club

Location: Big Island, Hawaii

Where to golf: Kings’ Land is home to a 30,000-square-foot putting course and Hawaii’s premier 27-hole golf experience. Fall in love with the views of Mauna Kea and the Kohala coastline at Waikoloa Beach Golf Course. Get a unique look at Big Island life as you golf alongside beaches, lava fields and Hawaii’s indigenous flora. Play all 27 holes, or bring along budding golfers in the crew for a shorter round.

Insider tip: Check out the course’s multiple-round packages, which offer the most bang for your buck.

Golf hole with flag and Ridge on Sedona, a Hilton Vacation Club, in Sedona, Arizona 

2. Ridge on Sedona, a Hilton Vacation Club

Location: Sedona, Arizona

Where to golf: Visit the neighboring Sedona Golf Resort if you’ve ever dreamed of golfing at the Grand Canyon. This course offers varied holes, challenging elevation changes and stunning panoramas of Sedona’s iconic red rocks. Keep your phone handy to snap pictures in between putts.

Check out the course’s specials, including the Bag & Brew Special for a low-key session and a beer to stay cool or get a discount if you play all day.

A fairway at sunset near Vilamoura, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, in Southern Portugal 

3. Vilamoura, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club

Location: Southern Portugal

Where to golf: Soak in Algarve’s vistas from Dom Pedro Pinhal Golf Course, adjacent to Vilamoura, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club. Play along picturesque greens lined with pine trees, relax from the clubhouse’s veranda or tee off at twilight for an unforgettable sunset.

Or bring the whole crew to Family Golf Park for mini-golf through Roman-themed putting greens. No matter your score, treat everyone to Algarvian sweets and eats.

Golf course at sunrise at Mystic Dunes, a Hilton Vacation Club, near Orlando, Florida 

4. Mystic Dunes, a Hilton Vacation Club

Location: Orlando, Florida

Where to golf: GolfPass rated Orlando in the top 30 best golf destinations worldwide, and it’s easy to see why, with the area’s numerous championship courses. Enjoy Orlando’s golf scene at Mystic Dunes Golf Club, designed by Gary Koch, champions tour player and NBC golf analyst. Play through native wetlands, marshes, oak and cypress forests and rolling fairways.

If you’re searching for an unforgettable weekend of golf, check out the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, held every January in Lake Nona.

Golf course at sunset with palm trees in Palm Desert, California 

5. Hilton Grand Vacations Club Palm Desert

Location: Palm Desert, California

Where to golf: Add a round of golf at Desert Willow Golf Resort and play in a desert oasis, whether you’re in SoCal for Coachella or need a sunny getaway. Choose between the relaxed Mountain View Course or the more challenging Firecliff Course.

Or test your skill across the street at Desert Springs Golf Club for more views of Coachella Valley.

Golf course near Scottsdale Links Resort, a Hilton Vacation Club, in Arizona 

6. Scottsdale Links Resort, a Hilton Vacation Club

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Where to golf: Sink a putt in Scottsdale at one of the area’s championship courses. Play like a pro player at TPC Scottsdale – Champions Course, home of the greatest show on grass, the WM Phoenix Open.

Within driving distance of the resort, check out McDowell Mountain Golf Club and Silverleaf Club for more courses to practice your swing in the Sonoran Desert.

Once you’ve picked your destination, read “8 Easy Ways To Prepare For A Hilton Grand Vacations-style Golf Vacation” to start planning.

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