March 28th, 2016
Tee-off At North America’s Top 5 Golf Courses
Why not combine business with pleasure with your private plane rental? Whether you’re flying in to Alberta or California, there are spectacular golf courses throughout North America where you can treat clients or yourself while on a trip. If you’re looking for an air charter service weekend getaway while travelling, consider stopping over at one of our 5 favorite golf courses.
Between the incredible scenery and hospitable staff, these resorts and golf courses are sure to be the perfect break from your typical business meeting. In fact, these courses may inspire you to conduct your meeting on the links.
1. Pebble Beach Golf Links
If our air charter service flies you out to California for business, staying at Pebble Beach Resort is a great opportunity. Ranked the best golf course in North America on multiple ‘must-visit’ lists, including Golf Digest, Trip Advisor, and Travel and Leisure, Pebble Beach Resorts has attracted visitors for its balance of history and breath-taking landscapes.The multiple resort golf courses, which weave their way alongside California’s central coastline and through enchanting forests, offer professionals and amateurs alike the opportunity to play at 5 different courses.
Since 1919, the Pebble Beach Golf Links, the central course, has thrilled golfers and spectators with it’s oceanside view and challenging holes. This 18-hole course has hosted some of the most prestigious golf tournaments including the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and five US Open Championships.
The other courses, which are spread out, include Spyglass Hill, The Links, Del Monte and Peter Hay. The Links are extremely popular since golfers get to experience Scottish landscapes without having to leave California and is one of the most ecologically sensitive courses in the world. Regardless of which course you golf at, be sure and take in the outstanding scenery each link has to offer.
If you’re looking for an air charter service to take you and your party out to Las Vegas, the Cascata course was rated #1 in a 2009 Zagat survey for Golf Course Facilities in the U.S., and mentioned on numerous top lists throughout the United States. Just 30 minutes from the Las Vegas strip, those looking for a peaceful escape from the nightlife can experience true luxury at Cascata in Boulder City.
With rolling hills that mimic the look of feel of the Scottish Highlands, while spanning 450 acres of the Vegas desert, the truly panoramic views of Red Mountain can be seen from every par. Resplendent with lakes, streams, and fairways, the par-72 course is suited for the more skilled golfer, with hazards lurking everywhere and tricky shots from nearly every par.
The clubhouse features 37,000 square feet of Tuscan-themed luxury that is perfect not only for a meal after a round, but opens up to a daydreamy atrium perfect for hosting events.
3. The Greenbrier- TPC Old White Course
For true golf enthusiasts, the Greenbrier features five champion courses, including the historic Old White TPC. As the first 18-hole course at the Greenbrier, opened in 1914, the course was designed after famous holes in Europe. From the Redan at North Berwick to the Eden at St. Andrew’s, playing a round at The Old White TPC is a prestigious experience.
As one of the most celebrated courses in professional golf, The Old White TPC joined the PGA TOUR’s The Tournament Player’s Club Network in 2011, but is open to the public from April to November.
Located in the rolling West Virginia mountains, The Greenbrier: America’s Resort features an 11,000 luxury retreat with a mineral spa, casinos, designer boutiques, fine dining restaurants, and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to ensure a truly adventurous family vacation.
4. Fairmont Banff Spring
If you take Flightpath’s charter flights in Canada to Alberta for business, be sure to golf at the most famous resort and golf course in the region. Located in the picturesque town of Banff in Alberta, surround yourself with the Canadian Rockies as you golf at the Fairmont Banff Spring. This famous hotel is located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The year-round luxury resort offers a championship golf course during the summer, which has been ranked in the top 5 Canadian golf courses by National Geographic, Golf Digest and Trip Advisor.
The breath-taking view adds to the actual course design, as the surrounding mountains and scenery creats optical illusions which amaze both amateur and professional golfers.
The timeless hotel has been hosting guests for over 125 years and has a par-71 classic, 6,938 yard golf course against the backdrop of the Canadian Rockies.
The 27 hole course loops through the Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle to challenge golfers of all expertise. Not only is the course itself spectacular, but the region has a lot to explore from art galleries to the mineral rich Banff Upper Hot Springs.
5. Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Just a few miles from Charleston, South Carolina, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort features five courses offering varying levels of strategic ability and a number of scenic views. From the seaside holes of the twice host to PGA Championships at the Ocean Course to the popular Osprey Point Course and the generous landing areas of the Cougar Point Golf Course, Kiawah truly deserves its Top 10 Golf ranking.
Surrounded by the beauty and the rage of the Atlantic Ocean, Kiawah features pristine beaches, luxury hotel rooms, villas, and homes, as well as world-class tennis and 13 restaurants to suit your every craving.
A golf-getaway weekend may be just what you need to get away on your way back from a business trip. Flightpath’s charter flights across the Canada and the United States can get you not only to and from your business destinations, but our private plane rentals allow you to travel comfortably to your weekend breaks. Our goal is to make both your business trips and your getaways as hassle-free as possible and our team will accommodate you according to your unique travel requirements across North America.
Whether you’re looking to travel to golf with business clients at one of our must-visit golf courses or are looking to charter a flight across Canada for a family vacation, contact our travel experts to ensure we get you there in style.
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