WWG News & Events
2013 FORMULA ONE USGP - AUSTIN, TX
Attend the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on November 17, 2013 with VIP tickets, hotels or private home rentals, private club golf and events like an all star concert at Austin City Limits or University of Texas vs Oklahoma State in NCAA football. We have hotel rooms downtown within walking distance to all the Austin nightlife, and ticket options from general admission, to reserved seating, to luxury Paddock VIP Hospitality passes. This is an incredible event and a great weekend in Austin! more...
PGA MEMBER GROUPS "PRO GOES FREE"
We have partnered with many resorts (Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, Streamsong, Pinehurst etc) and destinations (much of Scotland and Ireland) to offer PGA Professional complimentary places, airfare, spending money and 4% Golf Retirement Plus. Benefits and inclusions vary by destination. Check out our Hawaii Pro Am for May 2014! PGA Golf Professionals call WWG for more information on a group trip!
2014 UK & IRELAND COURSES BOOKING FAST
Contact us soon for information on a 2014 overseas trip because the courses are already getting very busy. August is already heavily booked, and The Ryder Cup will make September very busy, so we suggest May thru July as the best time to travel to Scotland, Ireland or England in 2014.
HAWAII PGA PRO AM & MORE
Attend our Hawaii Pro-Am in Maui this May 2014 - 6 nights, 4 rounds including Kapalua Plantation and Wailea, parties and more (Pro Goes Free). These events are very popular and always great fun. Non-golfing spouses welcome too. Call for details ... The 2014 (British) Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake)in England will again prove to be a popular venue, as will the 2015 Open at St Andrews! more...
Welcome to Wide World of Golf
Luxury Golf Vacations Since 1957
America's Oldest & Most Experienced Golf Tour Operator
Wide World of Golf is America's most experienced planner of golf tours, golf packages and luxury golf vacations to Scotland, Ireland, California, New Zealand, Australia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, France, Italy, Asia and more. For over 55 years Wide World of Golf (WWG) has planned golf trips for many thousands of golfers around the globe.
Now successfully merged with Premier Golf LLC, we are the oldest, largest and most experienced golf tour company in America. We are The Official Travel Partner of The PGA of America. TOGETHER WE ARE THE ONLY COMPANIES LICENSED BY THE PGA OF AMERICA TO SELL RYDER CUP PACKAGES, and are the exclusive distributors of Bandon Dunes Packages.
We also specialize in domestic golf destinations such as Bandon Dunes, Kohler & Erin Hills Wisconsin, Pebble Beach, The PGA Village, and Pinehurst. Play in one of our PGA Pro-Am's or attend The (British) Open Championship and play some of the GOLF Magazine World Top 100 Golf Courses.
WHAT'S NEW & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Golf Scotland ... the best keeps getting better!
Scotland golf packages to play the famous St. Andrews Old Course, Royal Dornoch, Turnberry Ailsa, Muirfield, Gleneagles, Carnoustie, Kingsbarns, North Berwick, Castle Stuart, Nairn, Gullane, Western Gailes, Old Prestwick, Royal Troon or other great Scotland links. Have you challenged the unbelieveably beautiful Trump International GC in Aberdeen? Stunning!
Stay at The Luxury Collection Turnberry Resort, Gleneagles Hotel, St. Andrews Old Course Hotel, Fairmont St. Andrews and other hand-picked Scottish hotels and guesthouses. The Links House at Royal Dornoch and The Meldrum House near Aberdeen are two new favorites now open for our visitors.
Hot Destination: with the addition of Castle Stuart and Trump International Scotland couses, "The Highlands" is the popular region in Scotland now! Nairn, Royal Dornoch, Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen are all great venues for a week up north. Our favorite luxury accommodations up north are the new Links House at Royal Dornoch, Kingsclub in Inverness, and the regal Culloden House. In Aberdeen we love the Marcliffe Hotel & Spa and the Malmaison.
PGA Professionals: Our St Andrews office can help you with our "Pro Goes Free" programs and benefits! We work with many hotels and golf courses that are willing to provide gratis trips for PGA Professionals including PGA Retirement Plus! Turnberry, St Andrews Old Course Hotel and Carnoustie are among the gracious supporters of our "Pro Goes Free" programs.
Golf Ireland ... the best bang for the buck!
Ireland golf packages and visit world class Irish golf resorts and golf hotels such as Doonbeg Resort & Spa, Adare Manor, The K-Club, Dromoland Castle, The Merrion Dublin, Killarney Park Hotel, The Killarney Plaza, plus Dublin hotels and Ireland B&B's. Golf at Ballybunion, Lahinch, Doonbeg, Waterville, Tralee, Old Head of Kinsale, The European Club, Portmarnock, K-Club, Ballyliffin, Carne, Rosses Point, Enniscrone, Royal Dublin, Royal County Down, Royal Portrush or other famous Irish links courses.
The most popular regions include the Southwest, Northwest, East - Dublin, and The North. Nonstop air flights from the USA land in Shannon, Dublin and Belfast making Ireland more accesible than ever.
Hot Destination: The Northwest courses such as Carne, Enniscrone and Rosses Point are among several NW world renowned courses that are about half the price of other Irish regions. Stay at superb accommodations such as Mount Falcon Lodge and even frame your trip with a round at Lahinch on one end and Royal Portrush on the other. Great affordable golf without the crowds!
PGA Professionals Free Golf Travel: ask about our "Pro Goes Free" programs to Ireland! Sooner or later you have to visit (or return) to Ireland and play the famed links! Call us and our office near Shannon will provide you with a no-obligation free quote for travel in 2014!more...
Golf California ... along the Pacific Ocean
California golf packages to suit your budget and style to Pebble Beach, Carmel, Monterey and Napa Valley. Our Northern Calif golf packages will introduce you to the best golf and California B&B hotels. Try a Pebble Beach golf package with our packages to the famed Pebble Beach Resorts courses or a Carmel and Monterey golf package with many local Monterey Peninsula courses. Visit The Napa, Sonoma or Livermore wine valleys. Drive the coast to Santa Barbara, Montecito (we like the Four Seasons Biltmore and golf at Monticito CC), the award winning Pelican Hills Resort in Newport Beach or sunny San Diego and The Lodge at Torrey Pines or The Grand Del Mar. Have you ever been to La Quinta Resort in the Palm Springs golf area? We know where and how to make it happen!
Plan a golf tour of California and utilize the services of a PGA Professional who is also a Sommelier - who else to take you through the wine country? Call us for more information!more...