The Golf Trip Authority

The Golf Trip Authority

From the creators of, The Golf Trip Authority is bringing the experience of the buddies golf trip to life by entertaining, informing and inspiring golfers with critical information for planning their next buddy golf trip. We interview key experts with knowledge about the greatest golf resorts, courses, products and services that make golf trips truly memorable! Subscribe today to get weekly golf trip goodness delivered straight to your earbones! When planning your next golf trip, make your first destination!


January 23, 2024 47 mins

Boyne Golf provides the ultimate world-class golf destination with 10 championship courses spanning three resorts. Centered in Michigan's northern lower peninsula, their courses are the products of some of the game's masters including Robert Trent Jones Sr., Arthur Hills, and Donald Ross. BOYNE Golf truly offers an unrivaled Michigan golf trip experience for you and your buddies.

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Just an hour from Milwaukee and 90 minutes from Chicago, Geneva National Golf Club presents the unique opportunity to take on the design challenges of golf legends Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino at one singular and stellar location. Carved out of the rolling Wisconsin countryside and bordered by the Lake Como shoreline, this destination has comfortable  retreat options such as cottages, suites, and a hotel, along with  ...

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Welcome to a special episode of The Golf Trip Authority where we go on the tee with actual golf trip planners who coordinate spectacular golf trips with their buddies.  We will unlock their secrets for how they plan, manage and enjoy their golf trips so that you can gain some valuable insights for planning yours!

In this episode, we are on the tee with the Awareness Foundation, a golf group raising awareness for those who are unawar...

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Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse NY, Turning Stone Resort Casino is unquestionably the ideal destination for a memorable golf trip. The Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including four hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 125,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, a cabaret style Showroom, and several nightlife venues. 

Not ...

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Set on 640 acres amidst Central Oregon’s 1,000-year-old juniper forest and surrounded by the Cascade Mountain Range, Pronghorn has received recognition as the premier resort community in the West and was first to offer a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and Tom Fazio Championship Golf Course side-by-side. 

This Resort’s amenities include multiple restaurants, world-class clubhouse, the Pronghorn Golf Academy, the newly updated Sp...

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Since 1928, Sea Island has been known for its Southern hospitality and gracious service, as well as its extensive array of activities and experiences. Today, sea island is the only resort in the world to have received four Forbes Five-Star awards for eight consecutive years.

Rated #4 out of the 75 Best Golf Resorts in the U.S., the Sea Island Golf Club offers three exceptional 18-hole championship courses including Seaside and Plant...

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Tee off among champions. Innisbrook Resort is home to four outstanding courses that consistently receives top accolades including Golf Magazine's "Top 100 You Can Play," and Golf Digest's "Top 75 Golf Resorts in America"- all designed by the innovative and imaginative architect Lawrence Packard - including the top-rated Copperhead course, which welcomes the world's finest players each April when t...

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What does a fighter pilot, mag wheels, Jack Nicklaus, Lake Michigan and a mission so powerful it touches the very soul of America have in common?   An unbelievable new bucket list golf destination, of course – American Dunes Golf Club!

On the eastern shores of Lake Michigan is the historic Grand Haven Golf Club which was transformed into a national treasure. Sculpted through the deep sands. Inspired by a passion for America. Built t...

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Located just outside of Vernon, BC in the sunny Okanagan Valley, Predator Ridge offers one of the most unparalleled golf resort experiences in Canada. With 36-holes of championship golf and an array of activities in and around the resort, it’s no wonder that Predator Ridge is known as Canada's premier golf resort community and one of the best golf resorts in North America.

Just 25 minutes from the Kelowna International Airport,...

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Set in the Cheyenne Mountain foothills of Colorado Springs, The Broadmoor Golf Club is consistently ranked among the best in the world. Their two iconic courses were designed by some of golf’s greatest names, and have played host to numerous national tournaments, including the U.S. Women's Open and PGA Cup Matches. Presidents, politicians, celebrities, and many of the game’s greatest athletes have all played at The Broadmoor, ...

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Quietly situated on the outskirts of Akron, Ohio, Firestone Country Club offers 54 of the finest, most beautiful holes of golf of any private club in the country. Couple their challenging golf course options with their luxurious overnight accommodations, phenomenal dining, and a friendly, professional staff to create the ultimate golf experience, perfect for your buddies golf trip!

Yes, Firestone is a private golf club, but it has r...

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Giants Ridge has long been considered one of Minnesota’s best resort golf vacation destinations. Year after year, national golf publications have ranked The Legend and The Quarry near or at the top of the best golf courses in the world.

Few other golf facilities in the nation can claim more than one course in Golf Digest‘s “Top 100” list.  And no other Minnesota resort offers two highly ranked courses of this caliber.

In fact, Giants...

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February 14, 2021 37 mins

Mystical Golf offering "Myrtle Beach's finest 54 holes of golf" on its celebrated Witch, Man-O-War and Wizard courses finds itself among the elite in the "Golf Capital of the U.S." 

Mystical Golf's trio of courses are consistently recognized by Golf Channel to be among Myrtle Beach's "five best courses" and "best values." The Witch and Man-O-War courses are ranked in the "T...

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For over five decades, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has stood as an example of what a commitment to an exceptional golf experience can mean. It’s a combination of three magnificent courses and customer satisfaction that is second to none. Exemplary golf has always been the cornerstone of the Palmetto Dunes golf trip experience - and it always will be.

When you and your buddies escape to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort you can b...

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Since it opened in La Romana almost 50 years ago as the first resort in the Dominican Republic, CASA DE CAMPO® Resort & Villas has been a favorite luxury destination for discerning travelers who relish the private gated community for its safe and exclusive setting. 

Known as the best golf resort, the 3 Pete Dye golf courses include Teeth of the Dog, which is the #1 ranked course in the Caribbean. The activities are all world cla...

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January 14, 2021 39 mins

What comes to mind when you think “Cancun”? At Iberostar, it means beaches that stretch for miles, luxury accommodations, unbelievable dining experiences, and spectacular golf!  Ibersostar Resorts is home to two world class hotels, each with their own golf club that are close enough to encourage golfers to play both on a south-of-the-border buddy golf trip!  

In Cancun, the Iberostar Selection services the Ibersostar Golf Club Cancu...

Mark as Played promotes golf destinations and most popular golf courses in Latin America. As a media partner of the PGA TOUR Latin America, they support and promote destinations where tournaments are held and encourage golf travel to the region.  Their editorial and promotional services encourage travel to discover amazing golf and “after golf” experiences such as culture, gastronomy, as well as hotels and resorts.  Through thei...

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In our Season 1 Finally, Jeff Simonds talks golf trip goodness at Bandon Dunes.

Bandon Dunes is true to the spirit of Scotland’s ancient links.  

Here, players immerse themselves in the traditions of a timeless game and the grandeur of Oregon’s rugged coast. Sweeping, untamed shores stretch for miles. Primeval grassy dunes roll to the sea.  

Six distinctly different courses have been conceived in harmony with the natural env...

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Located amid the breathtaking mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark and world-class resort that has been welcoming guests from around the world since 1778. The natural mineral springs that drew their first guests over 235 years ago continue to lure visitors to the 11,000 acre luxury retreat today. With a guest list that includes 27 of our country’s ...

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September 10, 2020 36 mins

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It was the vision of Primland’s founder, Didier Primat, to create a place of immense beauty that offered his guests a return to simple human pleasures in an environment of refined authenticity and sensuality. He developed Primland in an eco-conscious and thoughtful manner, as the ultimate retreat for world-class golf, refined dining and outdoor activities.

The Highland Course at Primlan...

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