Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club
The Deal: Preferred Golf: one night in a privately owned condo; one round per day with cart on Copperhead, Island, Highlands North or Highlands South; bonus round on day of arrival or departure; hour-long lesson; daily breakfast
The Golf: Paul Azinger has said Copperhead is the finest layout on Tour, but the lesser-known Island course reopened in mid-October after a multimillion-dollar renovation (it’s been stretched to 7,310 yards), and some say it’s now the best eighteen at the resort.
Price: From $199 per person per night, available through January 16
Contact: innisbrookgolfresort.com; 800-456-2000
Palm Beach Gardens
The Deal:Platinum Golf: one night in a room with a private balcony or terrace; two rounds per day at either the General, designed by Arnold Palmer, the Estate, by Karl Litten, or the Squire or the Haig, both by Tom Fazio; full daily breakfast
The Golf: Each course has its own personality: The General is links-style and watery; the Estate is more secluded; the Squire is short and exacting; and the Haig is forgiving. Pony up an extra hundred bucks and play the Champion, host of the Tour’s Honda Classic.
Price: From $300 per person per night through January 12; from $440 through April 6
Contact: pgaresort.com; 800-633-9150
Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
The Deal: Luxury Golf: one-night stay in a room with a private balcony; one round per person on either the Black or Gold course at Tiburón, designed by Greg Norman and host of the PGA Tour’s Merrill Lynch Shootout; breakfast for two
The Golf: The two courses at Tiburón (Spanish for "shark") feature coquina-shell waste areas, plenty of water and some wide-open fairways. What they lack is traditional rough that can bury your ball—or catch it from rolling into an undesired nook.
Price: From $489 for two per night, available through April 30
Contact: ritzcarlton.com; 239-593-2000
Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa
Ponte Vedra Beach
The Deal: Dye’s Duo: two nights in a recently renovated room; one round with forecaddie on the Stadium course, Pete Dye’s magnum opus and home of the Players Championship, and one on Dye’s Valley course; a one-hour lesson
The Golf: The Stadium course’s greens, tees and fairways were renovated in 2006 to firm up the terrain, and the Tour pumped $30 million into a new clubhouse. Dye’s Valley, also recently upgraded, may not have its older sibling’s renown, but it’s long on drama.
Price: From $595 per person, available through December 20
Contact: sawgrassmarriott.com; 800-457-4653