Spring is here and it’s time to think about your golf game. Why not take a break from the courses in Arizona and Palm Springs and try a tee time somewhere new? We have come up with some exotic destinations for you to reach via your very own chartered private jet. Take a look at the list below and start planning your golf adventure.
Verdura Golf Spa and Resort, Sicily, Italy (7,458 yards; par 72)
This Kyle Phillips-designed course overlooks the Mediterranean Sea on the southwest coast of Sicily. Fifteen minutes from the attractive seaside town of Sciacca, Verdura Golf Spa and Resort is set in a valley of olive groves warmed by the sun and refreshed by the ocean breeze. You’ll find the facilities here world-class with a double ended driving range and an exceptional golf academy for budding young golfers.
Kauri Cliffs at Matauri Bay, New Zealand (7,119 yards; par 72)
Six holes on the David Harman-designed course at this five-star resort are played alongside plunging cliffs above the Pacific Ocean with inland holes winding through marsh, forest, and farmland. The course offers five sets of tees to challenge golfers of every level. Easily accessible by chartered private jet, Kauri Cliffs at Matauri Bay is currently ranked #39 by Golf Digest in their Top 100 Golf Courses in the World. The resort itself will not disappoint and should accommodate all luxury vacation requirements. There is world class dining and a full service spa, and if golf is not your thing, you can fish, dive or discover New Zealand’s pristine shorelines.
Danang Golf Club, Vietnam (7,176 yards; par 72)
Reach Southeast Asia via chartered private jet to play the Greg Norman-designed course at the Danang Golf Club. The club is known for its classy clubhouse and practice facility. Membership is required and reciprocated at many clubs around the world; many levels of membership are offered to accommodate the needs of businesses, individuals and families. Danang is a beautiful cultural center in Vietnam and there are many options for exploration before or after your golfing experience-the city of Hue, the Marble Mountains and Ba Na Hill to name a few.
Leopard Creek, South Africa (7,144 yards; par 72)
Leopard Creek lies along the southern border of South Africa’s Kruger National Park. The club oozes with tradition in the spirit of the game and emphasizes reverence to the nature that surrounds it. The elegant clubhouse is set on the Crocodile River, and you will probably catch a glimpse of some African wildlife while you sip your after-golf cocktail. If you are not a member, you can book a tee time if you are staying at one of many nearby lodges.
Nirwana Bali Golf Club, Indonesia (6,293 yards; par 72)
A chartered private jet to Indonesia will bring you to the Nirwana Bali Golf Club and PanPacific Resort. The Greg Norman-designed course includes three holes along the cliffs of the Indian Ocean, and hazards include terraced rice paddies. Whether you are a casual golfer or a seasoned player, this course is known for its awe-inspiring views and meticulously kept landscapes. Breathtaking ocean views are everywhere, whether you are golfing or enjoying the other amenities of the resort- of which there are many, including fabulous dining, spa and fitness, a luxurious pool and a kids club.