THE PLACE: London Special Traveling the Fairways
THE DEAL: Four rounds of golf; four nights accommodation at Pennyhill Park, Surrey. Those wishing to stay in London can get the same package at three hotels, including the elegant Mandarin Oriental.
THE GOLF: Access some of London's smartest golf clubs—Sunningdale, Wentworth, Walton Heath and the Grove. Supremely stylish play is complemented by a top-notch spa at Pennyhill, making for an ideal couples' retreat.
THE PRICE*: $2,930 per person for a group of four, self-drive; $3,260 per person for a group of eight, with driver.
CONTACT: ttfgolf.com, 800-414-8519
THE PLACE: Ayrshire Special Intergolf Vacations
THE DEAL: Four rounds of golf; rental car or minivan; four nights accommodation at the Golf View Hotel, overlooking Prestwick's Old course.
THE GOLF: A nice value package on Scotland's west coast, with two sleepers, Glasgow Gailes and Western Gailes, paired with two classics—Turnberry (Ailsa) and Prestwick, one of the great museums of the game.
THE PRICE*: $1,695 per person; $730 for nongolfers.
CONTACT: intergolfvacations.com, 800-468-0051
THE PLACE: Gleneagles Old Course Experience Gleneagles
THE DEAL: Two rounds of golf; two nights at the Gleneagles Hotel; dinner one night at the Strathearn Restaurant; lunch at the Links Clubhouse each day; transfers from hotel to golf courses.
THE GOLF: The major strength of this deal—besides the many luxuries of Gleneagles— is that prime tee times on St. Andrews' Old Course are guaranteed, as are times on the New and the Jubilee. Expensive, but very popular.
THE PRICE*: From $2,575 per person in the JuneSeptember high season.
CONTACT: gleneagles.com, 866-463-8734
THE PLACE: Classic Cymru Links Tour Wales Golf Vacations
THE DEAL: Six rounds of golf; self- or chauffeur-driven; three nights at the Maes-y-Neuadd Country House and four nights at the St. David's Hotel & Spa in Cardiff—both are five-star accommodations.
THE GOLF: Wales continues to be the best golf bargain in the U.K., and this package hits six cracking Welsh links—Southerndown, Royal Porthcawl, Aberdovey, Nefyn & District, Pyle & Kenfig and Royal St. David's.
THE PRICE*: From $1,650 per person.
CONTACT: walesgolfvacations.com, 011-44/1792-323-230