Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch
The Deal: Golf and Grotto Vacation Package: valleyside accommodations; one round of golf at Red Sky Ranch; one fifty-minute Bachelor Gulch signature massage or facial.
The Golf: Ritz-Carlton guests can access the private Red Sky Ranch, just fifteen minutes down the road, which features two immaculate eighteens by Greg Norman and Tom Fazio. Both take advantage of the majestic Vail Valley.
The Price: From $585 per night until September 27; from $440 September 28 through October 21.
Contact: ritzcarlton.com 970-748-6200
The Deal: Classic Golf Getaway: two nights accommodation in either the Lodges or the main hotel; unlimited golf for three days, with cart; Sagamore Golf Club shirt.
The Golf: It's hard not to love the Sagamore's vintage Donald Ross course, with its clever, walkable routing and sparkling view of Lake George. After golf, hit the water in one of the resort's Colgate 26 sailboats, or learn how to set the spinnaker at a sailing clinic.
The Price: From $362 per person per night. Available from September 5 through October 31.
Contact: thesagamore.com 800-358-3585`
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
The Deal: Drive for Show Package: two nights lodging; a Nike Sasquatch driver custom-fit by a PGA professional; one round of golf per night on Pete Dye's Mystic Rock and unlimited play on the Links; preferred tee times.
The Golf: The resort is not renewing its contract for the PGA Tour's 84 Lumber Classic, so this fall may be the last opportunity to play Mystic Rock at its toughest. And autumn is a great time to see Frank Lloyd Wright's legendary Fallingwater, twelve miles away.
The Price: Accommodations from $900 to $1,220. Available September 19 through October 31.
Contact: nemacolin.com 800-422-2736
Sea Pines Resort and Kiawah Island Golf Resort
The Deal: Best of the Low Country Package: two nights each at Sea Pines and Kiawah Island; two rounds of golf at each resort, including one at Harbour Town and one on the Ocean course; transfer between resorts.
The Golf: A sweet package made possible by the fact that these two resorts recently came under the same ownership. Here's a great way to try your hand on two of Pete Dye's best: the windswept Ocean course and the tight, strategic Harbour Town.
The Price: From $1,450 per person. Available through November 18.
Contact: seapines.com; kiawahresort.com 888-728-3171