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Be There! How to Attend Great Golf Events

January 12, 2015
Premier Golf

A great way to enhance a golf travel experience is by including a major golf event or a participatory tournament, like a pro-am at an exotic location. If you’re worried about planning and logistical concerns, just click to Premier Golf or give us a call and talk to one of our expert travel consultants at 866-260-4409 and they’ll assist you in making your dream trip come true.

Here are some great events you can attend:

British Open Championship 2015 — For those who’ve never been to an Open Championship and even for those that have, this year’s tournament at St. Andrews is not to be missed. Oozing with history, “The Home of Golf” is a very special venue for the 144th Open Championship (July 12-19, 2015). Better still, you can play golf in and near St. Andrews with a Premier Golf Open Championship package. Just imagine, after watching the greatest golfers in the world battle for the Claret Jug on the Old Course, you can tee up at world famous courses yourself. Premier Golf offers a wide variety of Open Championship 2015 golf packages designed to fit a range of needs and desires. Click to Premier Golf Open Championship 2015 to see all the options.

Portugal Pro-Am 2015 — Travel picture postcards were invented for places like Portugal with its stunningly beautiful Algarve coast and Lisbon, a bustling port city brimming with historic buildings, great restaurants and shopping. Enhancing the appeal for golfers are golf courses that take full advantage of the stunning terrain and scenery. Our sixth annual international Pro-Am event is set for Portugal May 30th to June 6, 2015. With luxury accommodations in Lisbon and Vilamoura on the Algarve and four rounds of golf (Quinto do Lago North & South, Monte Rei, Oitavos Dunes and Penha Longa), this will be a phenomenal way to play golf, enjoy camaraderie and competition and experience the Portuguese good life. For complete information on all aspects of the trip, click to Premier Golf Portugal Pro-Am.

Walker Cup 2015 — This legendary event, a biennial 10-man amateur competition between the USA and a team comprised of players from Great Britain and Ireland, will take place September 12-13, 2015 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in Lancashire, England. There are 18 singles matches and eight foursomes (alternate shot) matches. The rosters at the Walker Cup are always dotted with future PGA Tour stars. Everyone from Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods to Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose has played in a Walker Cup. Royal Lytham & St. Annes, which has hosted numerous major championships, including 11 Open Championships, 4 Women’s British Opens, two Ryder Cups and a Curtis Cup, is a spectacular venue for the 44th Walker Cup. For all-inclusive, packages, click to Premier Golf Walker Cup 2015.

Ryder Cup 2016 — Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, site of numerous major championships, is the venue for the 2016 Ryder Cup (September 27 through October 2, 2016). Designed by Robert Trent Jones, this fabulous course opened for play in 1962. The small town of Chaska, which has a quaint historic district with shopping, dining and entertainment, is located 24 miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. There are several excellent golf courses to play in the region (Bluff Creek, Deer Run and Hidden Greens to name a few) and entertainment options like the Mall of America, the largest shopping and entertainment complex in the U.S. with more than 500 stores, an amusement park, aquarium and more than 50 restaurants. Our 2016 Ryder Cup packages will be available this spring (2015). Click to Premier Golf Ryder Cup 2016 and you can fill out a short form and we’ll send the package information as soon as it becomes available. See you there. Let’s get that cup back!