Tee it up where the pros play, and at other great courses, with the season's best deals
THE PLACE ARIZONA: The Phoenician, Scottsdale
THE DEAL Winter Golf package offers accommodations, unlimited golf for two, daily breakfast for two and two hotel-logoed golf shirts. Resort Rituals adds two fifty-minute spa treatments.
THE GOLF Three championship nines: Ted Robinson Sr. designed the view-packed Canyon and redesigned the target-style Desert, while water teems at Homer Flint's Oasis.
THE PRICE* $920, Winter Golf; $1,025, Resort Rituals (both per night, double occupancy). Valid through May 4.
CONTACT 800-888-8234; thephoenician.com
THE PLACE CALIFORNIA: The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla
THE DEAL Torrey Pines Partner package offers one-night Signature Lodge accommodations, one round per person on Torrey Pines (either North or South—call early to guarantee the latter).
THE GOLF The Rees Jones-redesigned South will host the 2008 U.S. Open. The North is a 1952 William Bell design.
THE PRICE* $729 per night (based on double occupancy). Valid year-round.
CONTACT 800-656-0087; lodgetorreypines.com
THE PLACE FLORIDA: Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando
THE DEAL Winter Golf package includes one round, accommodations, breakfast and access
to the club's amenities.
THE GOLF Bay Hill's private Championship course hosts the PGA Tour's annual Bay Hill Invitational.
THE PRICE* $378 per night, single occupancy; $585 per night, double occupancy. Valid through April 14, except March 17-23.
CONTACT 888-422-9445; bayhillclub.com
THE PLACE FLORIDA: The Lodge at Ocean Hammock, Palm Coast
THE DEAL Introductory package includes ocean-view room in the brand-new twenty-room Lodge and a round at Ocean Hammock Golf Club.
THE GOLF The 7,201-yard Jack Nicklaus Signature design features eight holes overlooking the ocean.
THE PRICE* Through April 15, $310-$330; April 16-May 31, $285-$305 (per person, per night, double occupancy).
CONTACT 800-654-6538; oceanhammock.com
THE PLACE HAWAII: The Kapalua Villas, Maui
THE DEAL Par 5 package includes five nights in a one-bedroom fairway-view villa, rental car, golf on Kapalua's three courses and a $100 golf-merchandise certificate per room per stay.
THE GOLF The Plantation hosts the PGA Tour's Mercedes Championships. Arnold Palmer teamed with Francis Duane to create the scenic Bay and with Ed Seay on the mountainous Village.
THE PRICE* From $955 per person with five-day unlimited golf (based on double occupancy), valid April 1-December 20.
CONTACT 800-545-0018; kapaluavillas.com
THE PLACE MEXICO: Marquis Los Cabos Beach Resort, Los Cabos
THE DEAL The new Marquis offers a Sense of Golf package: airport transfers, casita-with-private-pool or junior-suite lodging, in-room breakfast, two rounds per stay, one massage per person and rental car for duration of stay.
THE GOLF Four tracks: RTJ Jr.'s Cabo Real hosted a PGA Senior Slam; Dye Designs' Cabo San Lucas overlooks the Sea of Cortez; ocean holes abound on Jack Nicklaus's El Dorado and Cabo del Sol.
THE PRICE* $775, junior suite; $1,050, casita (both two nights, per person). Through May 31. Longer packages available.
CONTACT 877-238-9399; marquisloscabos.com
THE PLACE MISSISSIPPI: Cabot Lodge; Hawthorn Suites, Hattiesburg
THE DEAL Shoot for the Stars packages include either one or two rounds with cart, one night at either property and free breakfast.
THE GOLF Choose from two top public layouts: twenty-seven challenging holes at Timberton Golf Club or the 7,003-yard Canebrake Golf Club, designed by Jerry Pate.
THE PRICE* $59, one round, one-night stay; play both courses for $99 (double occupancy). Valid through May 31.
CONTACT 800-225-9429; hattiesburg.org
THE PLACE SCOTLAND: Carnoustie and Beyond, Angus
THE DEAL Classic Golf Event includes five-night stay and at least four tournament rounds. Top 24 players qualify for fifth and final round on Carnoustie's Championship course.
THE GOLF Five total rounds across three former Open qualifiers (Monifieth, Montrose, Panmure) and Carnoustie. Stableford scoring, with handicaps (maximum: 24, men; 30, women).
THE PRICE* $544 per golfer based on twin-share basis. Entry deadline: March 31. Tourney dates: May 19-23.
CONTACT 011-44-1413-055-050; scotiatravel.com
THE PLACE SOUTH CAROLINA: The Colony at Oyster Bay, Myrtle Beach
THE DEAL The 4 Stars and 3 Nights package offers three-night stay, one round at each of four pre-selected courses, free range balls, yardage book, bag tag and pro-shop discount.
THE GOLF Carolina National, Oyster Bay, Rivers Edge and Thistle Golf Club.
THE PRICE* $168-$210 through March 15; $263-$319 March 16-May 19 (per golfer, double occupancy).
CONTACT 800-789-4198; 4-stargolf.com
THE PLACE TEXAS: The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio
THE DEAL Par-Tee for Two includes one-night stay, two rounds of golf, breakfast for two, two golf clinics and two golf-related amenities.
THE GOLF In the heart of Texas hill country lies the 6,925-yard Palmer course and the Jay Morrish-Tom Weiskopf Resort course, which hosts the PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open.
THE PRICE* $419 per night, plus tax. Valid year-round.
CONTACT 800-937-8461; westinlacantera.com
THE PLACE VIRGINIA: The Homestead, Hot Springs
THE DEAL For T&L Golf readers, the Golf and Sporting Clays package includes accommodations, one round on the Old course with cart and one round of 100 sporting clays with ammunition.
THE GOLF A Donald Ross original, the 6,211-yard Old course was recently given a million-dollar face-lift by Rees Jones.
THE PRICE* Through March 31, $136-$166; April 1-30, $215-$239 (both per person, per night).**
CONTACT 800-838-1766; thehomestead.com
THE PLACE VIRGINIA: The Tides Inn, Irvington
THE DEAL The Mid-Week Golf package includes deluxe room, unlimited golf and breakfast.
THE GOLF Golden Eagle Golf Club near Chesapeake Bay is fresh off a recent multimillion-dollar renovation, as is the inn itself.
THE PRICE* $214 single occupancy, $140 per person, double occupancy. Valid April 1-August 28, Sunday-Thursday only.
CONTACT 800-843-3746; tidesinn.com
* Details accurate at press time but subject to change
** Must mention T&L Golf when booking package