20 Awesome Places to Go for a Golf Bachelor Party
Written by Mike Noblin

Mike has been involved with sports for over 30 years. He's been an avid golfer for more than 10 years and is obsessed with watching the Golf Channel and taking notes on a daily basis. He also holds a degree in Sports Psychology.

Updated on December 12, 2023

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

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

Do you need help planning a golf bachelor 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

Many folks consider Ponte Vedra Beach 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:

All of the courses in this quaint little town are gorgeous, but none can compare to the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. Legendary golf course designer Pete Dye created this masterpiece full of picturesque tee boxes and insanely challenging holes. This is where the PGA Tour holds The Players Championship each year, considered to be golf’s “5th major”. The only major drawback is the cost of about $500 per person to play 18 holes.

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Surfing
  • Bar-Hopping
  • Swimming

 

cancun golf

2. Cancun, Mexico

Some of the best bachelor party golf trips have been held in Cancun. Most folks think of Cancun as just a popular Spring Break vacation spot, but there are many beautiful golf courses to play 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Snorkeling
  • Fine Dining
  • Exotic Beaches

 

3. Scottsdale, Arizona

Many people may not know that Arizona is one of the top golfing states in the country. Though many superb golf courses are spread across Arizona, Scottsdale offers more choices than any other city. The city also has a budding nightlife, which is always suitable 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Theme Parks
  • Hiking
  • Concerts
  • Fiesta Bowl Museum

 

4. Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is one of the busiest cities in the U.S., offering a whole host of gorgeous golf courses to make your bachelor party a big hit! It’s only a short drive or a quick flight for folks on the East Coast. If your group has extra time, you can visit the best golf course in the US, Augusta National Golf Club, which is only a couple of 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Pro and College Sporting Events
  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • Six Flags over 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 town on the island for golf, as it has 4 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Manta Ray Dives
  • Luau

 

6. Orlando, Florida

Florida makes its 2nd appearance on our list with Orlando. The city may be the home of Disney World, but it offers some of the best golf courses in the world. Whether you need to play a short game or book a stay at a golf resort, Orlando has a wide variety of fun options.

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

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

 

7. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Island is a fantastic choice for bachelor party golf trips. The island has an incredible golf scene and a ton of other attractions. If you want to book a trip to Hilton Head, make sure you do so 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 Golf Courses of Palmetto Dunes
  • Dolphin Head Golf Club
  • Oyster Reef Golf Club
  • Bear Creek
  • Arthur Hills
  • Port Royal
  • George Fazio
  • Wexford

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

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

 

Myrtle Beach golf

8. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

South Carolina may be a small state, but it offers so many exquisite golf clubs that we had to list 2 of its cities on 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

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

 

9. Colorado Springs, Colorado

Though states like Florida and Arizona are the most popular destinations for a golf bachelor party, Colorado is an underrated option for folks who need a break from the summer heat. Colorado Springs is the best city in the Centennial State for golf, and it has an airport so that you can cut down on traveling time.

Number of Golf Courses: 19

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Ghost Town Museum
  • Skiing, Hiking
  • Horse Racing

 

las vegas golf

10. Las Vegas, Nevada

Sin City may be more known for its casinos, but it offers quite a few excellent golf courses. Angel Park Golf Club’s Cloud 9 is one of the best places in the US to play night golf. As you might expect, Vegas offers almost unlimited fun bachelor party activities.

Number of Golf Courses: 70

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Gambling
  • Shows
  • Fine Dining
  • Clubs

 

11. Phoenix, Arizona

Like its neighbor Scottsdale, Phoenix boasts many beautiful golf courses for any bachelor party. With 200 courses in the area, you may need help choosing the right one for your group. The city also offers exciting nightlife, a must-have for any bachelor party.

Number of Golf Courses: 200

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

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

 

12. Atlantic City, New Jersey

Known for decades as the Vegas of the East, Atlantic City is an ideal spot for golf bachelor parties on the East Coast. The city offers a perfect mix of historic courses and modern country clubs. 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Casinos, Beaches
  • The Boardwalk
  • Surfing

 

13. East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

If the soon-to-be groom in your group is a huge Jack Nicklaus fan, this quaint little city in Pennsylvania might be the best choice for his bachelor party. East Stroudsburg is the home of Great Bear Golf Club, one of the finest courses that Mr. Nicklaus has ever designed.

Number of Golf Courses: 4

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Campgrounds
  • 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Beaches
  • Sea World
  • Bars
  • Fine Dining

 

15. Santa Barbara, California

Lots of folks are familiar with Santa Barbara because of its fantastic quality of high-end wines. However, the city also has a number of beautiful golf courses that would be perfect for hosting a bachelor party. Santa Barbara also has an airport, so you can fly directly there instead of dealing with Los Angeles traffic.

Number of Golf Courses: 6

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Wine Tastings
  • Goleta Beach
  • Horseback Rides

 

16. Redmond, Oregon

When looking for incredible golf courses, the state of Oregon may not immediately come to mind. However, the sleek little town of Redmond is a diamond in the rough. Golfers are treated to indescribable views of the Cascade Mountains.

Number of Golf Courses: 5

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • 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 golf courses is kept in excellent shape.

Number of Golf Courses: 4

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Craft Breweries
  • Dog Sledding
  • Lakes

 

18. Killington, Vermont

Are you from the Northeast and want to avoid traveling a long way for a golf bachelor party? Consider booking a trip to Vermont! Green Mountain National Golf Course has some of the most breathtaking views in the country.

Number of Golf Courses: 2

Top Courses to Play:

  • Green Mountain National
  • Killington GC

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • State Parks

 

19. Pinehurst, North Carolina

This charming little southern town is considered by many to be the golf capital of the world. The city has a history that is rich with golf tradition and offers a ton of challenging courses. This may be the spot for your bachelor party if your group is filled with serious golfers.

Number of Golf Courses: 72

Top Courses to Play:

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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Wineries
  • Breweries
  • Theatre

 

20. Boca Raton, Florida

Florida takes us home with the #20 spot on our list! Boca Raton offers some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. Though many of the courses are private, the city also offers a few lovely 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

Other Fun Things to Do Here for a Bachelor Party:

  • Miami Beaches
  • Club-Hopping
  • Diving

 

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Mike Noblin

Mike has been involved with sports for over 30 years. He's been an avid golfer for more than 10 years and is obsessed with watching the Golf Channel and taking notes on a daily basis. He also holds a degree in Sports Psychology.