20 Awesome Places to Go for a Golf Bachelor Party

20 Awesome Places to Go for a Golf Bachelor Party

One of the best bachelor parties I attended was on a course.

It doesn’t get any better than 4 friends playing golf, drinking beer, and enjoying each other’s company. Memories and funny stories will last for a lifetime!

Need help planning a bachelor golf party? We’ve compiled 20 fantastic places that would make ideal destinations for that special event.

We’ve included classic courses in the U.S. and some incredible international golf clubs on this list, so there’s something for every crew of golfers and budget.

 

1. Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Ponte Vedra Beach is often called the “golf capital of the world”. It’s just 18 miles south of Jacksonville, so you shouldn’t have trouble flying there for a bachelor party. With a tropical climate, iconic golf courses, and some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Ponte Vedra Beach gets our vote for the best location to host bachelor parties.

Number of Golf Courses: 4

Top Courses to Play

Although all the courses in this charming little town are beautiful, none compare to the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. This masterpiece was designed by Pete Dye, a legendary golf course designer. It features beautiful tee boxes and challenging holes. This is where the PGA Tour holds The Players Championship each year, considered to be golf’s “5th major”. The only problem is the $500 per person cost to play 18 holes.

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Surfing
  • Bar-Hopping
  • Swimming

 

cancun golf

2. Cancun, Mexico

Cancun has hosted some of the most memorable bachelor party golf trips. Cancun is not just a popular Spring Break getaway spot. There are many wonderful golf courses in this city. The crazy thing is you can get some killer deals in the offseason at some of Cancun’s finest golf resorts.

Number of Golf Courses: 15

Top Courses to Play

  • Mayakoba El Camaleon
  • Moon Palace Golf
  • Riviera Cancun GC
  • Quivira GC
  • Cabo Del Sol GC
  • Cabo Real GC

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Snorkeling
  • Fine Dining
  • Exotic Beaches

 

3. Scottsdale, Arizona

Many people don’t know that Arizona is one the best states for golf. Scottsdale has more options than any other city, and there are many great golf courses all over Arizona. There is also a vibrant nightlife in Scottsdale, which is great for bachelor parties.

Number of Golf Courses: 200

Top Courses to Play

  • Phoenician Golf Club
  • Troon North Golf Club
  • Talking Stick Golf Club
  • Grayhawk Golf Club
  • TPC Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale National Golf Club
  • Desert Highlands Golf Club

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Theme Parks
  • Hiking
  • Concerts
  • Fiesta Bowl Museum

 

4. Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is one of America’s busiest cities. There are many beautiful golf courses that will make your bachelor party a huge success. It’s only a short drive or a quick flight for folks on the East Coast. If your group has more time, you could visit Augusta National Golf Club (which is only a couple hours away).

Number of Golf Courses: 23

Top Courses to Play

  • East Lake (Home of The Tour Championship)
  • Peachtree
  • Capital City Club (Crabapple Course).
  • Chandler Park
  • Wolf Creek

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Pro and College Sporting Events
  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • Six Flags Above Georgia
  • Bars
  • Fine Dining

 

hawaii golf

5. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

If money is no object, you can’t go wrong with having a golf bachelor party in Hawaii (the Big Island). Kailua Kona is the best place on the island to play golf. Four of the Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii. Oh, and it doesn’t hurt that the crystal blue ocean water will take your breath away.

Number of Golf Courses: 9

Top Courses to Play

  • Nanea
  • Hualalai
  • Kuki’o G and Beach Club
  • Kohanaiki

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Manta Ray Diving
  • Luau

 

6. Orlando, Florida

Florida is our 2nd entry on the list, joining Orlando. While Orlando is known as the home of Disney World Resort, it also boasts some of the finest golf courses in the world. Orlando offers many fun options whether you’re looking for a quick game or a place to stay at a resort.

Number of golf courses 25

Top Courses to Play

  • Shingle Creek Golf Club
  • Orange County National
  • Falcons Fire Golf Club
  • Celebration Golf Club
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club
  • Ritz-Carlton Golf Club
  • Grand Cypress Golf Club

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Disney World
  • Orlando Magic Game
  • Ghost Tours
  • Dinner Shows
  • Paddleboarding

 

7. Hilton Head Island in South Carolina

Hilton Head Island is a great choice for bachelor parties. The island is home to an amazing golf course and many other attractions. You should book your Hilton Head trip well in advance to ensure availability.

Number of Golf Courses: 23

Top Courses to Play

  • Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront
  • Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run
  • The Palmetto Dunes Golf Courses
  • Dolphin Head Golf Club
  • Oyster Reef Golf Club
  • Bear Creek
  • Arthur Hills
  • Port Royal
  • George Fazio
  • Wexford

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Beaches
  • Bar-Hopping
  • Nightclubs
  • Tour Harbour Town
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Ziplining

 

Myrtle Beach golf

8. Myrtle Beach in South Carolina

South Carolina is a small state but it has so many great golf clubs that we had 2 cities to add to our list. With over 90 fantastic golf courses in the area, it’s easy to see why Myrtle Beach is a trendy choice for golf bachelor parties.

Number of golf courses 90

Top Courses to Play

  • Whispering Pines
  • Myrtlewood
  • River Oaks
  • Pine Lakes
  • Myrtle Beach National GC
  • Rainbow Falls

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Amusement Parks
  • SkyWheel
  • The Wheels of Yesteryear
  • Safaris
  • Beaches

 

9. Colorado Springs, Colorado

While Arizona and Florida are the most popular states for bachelor parties, Colorado is a great option for those who want to escape the heat of the summer heat. Colorado Springs is the best place in the Centennial State to play golf. It also has an airport that will allow you to cut down on travel time.

Number of golf courses 19

Top Courses to Play

  • Patty Jewett GC
  • World Golf & Sand Creek
  • Pine Creek
  • Valley Hi

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Ghost Town Museum
  • Skiing, Hiking
  • Horse Racing

 

las vegas golf

10. Las Vegas, Nevada

Sin City is perhaps best known for its casinos. But it also has a lot of great golf courses. Angel Park Golf Club’s Cloud 9 is one of the best places in the US to play night golf. You might expect Vegas to offer a wide range of bachelor party activities.

Number of Golf Courses: 70

Top Courses to Play

  • Desert Pines
  • Shadow Creek
  • Angel Park
  • Los Prados
  • Southern Highlands

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Gambling
  • Shows
  • Fine Dining
  • Clubs

 

11. Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, like Scottsdale has many beautiful courses for bachelor parties. There are 200 courses available in the area so you might need some help selecting the right one. A great place to have a bachelor party is the vibrant nightlife.

Number of Golf Courses: 200

Top Courses to Play

  • Raven, Encanto
  • Arizona Biltmore
  • Phoenician
  • Lookout Mountain

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Penske Racing Museum
  • Hot Air Ballon Rides
  • Grand Canyon Tours

 

12. Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City is the ideal place for bachelor parties on the East Coast, and has been known as the Vegas of the East. There are many historic courses as well as modern country clubs in the city. Oh, and of course, the nightlife isn’t too shabby either.

Number of golf courses 19

Top Courses to Play

  • Galloway National
  • Brigantine
  • Harbor Pines
  • Hamilton Trails

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Casinos, Beaches
  • The Boardwalk
  • Surfing

 

13. East Stroudsburg in Pennsylvania

If your soon-to be groom is a huge Jack Nicklaus lover, this charming city in Pennsylvania might be the right choice for his bachelor party. East Stroudsburg hosts Great Bear Golf Club. This is one of the best courses that Mr. Nicklaus ever designed.

Number of golf courses 4

Top Courses to Play Great Bear, Mount Airy, Pocono Hills

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Camping Grounds
  • Museums
  • Go-Kart Tracks

 

san diego golf

14. San Diego, California

For ideal golfing weather almost year-round, it doesn’t get any better than Southern California. San Diego gets around 266 days of sunshine per year, so it’s a fantastic choice for a golf bachelor party. On most days of the year, it’s sunny and 75 degrees.

Number of golf courses 72

Top Courses to Play

  • Torrey Pines
  • Presidio Hills
  • Colina Park
  • Riverwalk
  • Admiral Baker

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Beaches
  • Sea World
  • Bars
  • Fine Dining

 

15. Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is a well-known destination for its exceptional quality of high-end wines. There are many beautiful courses to play on the city’s golf course, which would make it a great place for bachelor parties. Santa Barbara has its own airport, so you don’t have to deal with Los Angeles traffic.

Number of golf courses 6

Top Courses to Play

  • Hidden Oaks
  • Birnam Wood
  • Twin Lakes
  • La Cumbre

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Wine Tastings
  • Goleta Beach
  • Horseback riding

 

16. Redmond, Oregon

Oregon might not be the first state that comes to your mind when you are looking for amazing golf courses. Redmond, a small town in the middle of the Pacific Northwest, is a true gem. Golfers have unbeatable views of Cascade Mountains.

Number of golf courses 5

Top Courses to Play

  • Eagle Crest Resort (2 Courses)
  • Greens at Redmond
  • Juniper GC

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Hiking
  • Caves
  • Rock Climbing

 

17. Nisswa, Minnesota

Here’s another great spot if your group is looking to beat the summer heat. If you want a bachelor party that’s more relaxed and low-key, Nisswa may be your best bet. Each of the 4 courses is in great shape.

Number of golf courses 4

Top Courses to Play

  • The Garden GC
  • The Pines at Grand View Lodge
  • Birch Bay Resort

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Craft Breweries
  • Dog Sledding
  • Lakes

 

18. Killington, Vermont

Are you from the Northeast but don’t want to travel long distances for a bachelor golf party? You might consider a Vermont trip! Green Mountain National Golf Course offers some of the most spectacular views in the country.

Number of golf courses 2

Top Courses to Play

  • Green Mountain National
  • Killington GC

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • State Parks

 

19. Pinehurst, North Carolina

This charming, little town in the south is often referred to as the golf capital of world. The city has a rich history of golf tradition and offers many challenging courses. If your group includes serious golfers, this could be the perfect spot for your bachelor party.

Number of Golf Courses: 72

Top Courses to Play

  • Pinewild CC
  • Talamore
  • Pinehurst #2
  • Southern Pines

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Wineries
  • Breweries
  • Theatre

 

20. Boca Raton, Florida

Florida is our #20 pick! Boca Raton has some of the best golf courses in the country. Although many of the courses can be rented privately, there are a few municipal clubs. It doesn’t hurt that Boca Raton is just 45 miles north of Miami, making it an excellent choice for a golf bachelor party.

Number of Golf Courses: 34

Top Courses to Play

  • Deer Creek
  • Boca West
  • Boca Dunes
  • Osprey Point

You can also find other fun activities for bachelor parties:

  • Miami Beaches
  • Club-Hopping
  • Diving

 

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