Vacationing On The Las Vegas Golf Courses

By Charles Davis

Las Vegas Golf - Among its many other attractions, Las Vegas now has over forty top quality golf courses within its vicinity. It is quickly climbing the charts as one of the best locations for a golfing vacation, and any serious golfer would be crazy not to consider making this luxurious destination their next adventure.

Consider, for example, the 7,000 yard Bali Hai course. Palm trees line the fairways of this tropical themed course and golfers also enjoy a fantastic view of the Las Vegas strip from the course. Being the only golf course along the strip, this course is often graced by many celebrities and big wigs.

Consider also Bear's Best golf club, designed by the one and only Jack Nicklaus. This course features holes modeled after the very best holes from the 200 golf courses Nicklaus has designed all around the world, including many PGA courses. Offering a variety of tee placements, this course will bring a fun challenge to both the golfing novice and expert. Bear's Best is often the first stop on a Las Vegas golfer's itinerary.

Angel Park Golf Club, self-titled the "World's most complete golf experience," offers two 18-hole championship courses as well as a par three course, which makes it pretty difficult to argue with them! Designed by Arnold Palmer, this course even features a golfing academy where beginners can sharpen their skills before getting out on the green.

If you're after something a bit different, why not try the Royal Links golf club. Offering 18 links holes taken from the British Open courses, this course will allow you to experience golf as it was back in the early days of the sport with a unique golf experience. Players can play the famous holes from St. Andrews including the world famous Road Hole. Even the clubhouse is a castle for that tradtional golfing experience.

If you're looking for a visual treat, look no further than Reflection Bay golf club. Situated on Lake Las Vegas, this las vegas golf course combines the stunning scenery with top class golf. The course is designed around the natural contours of Lake Las Vegas and includes well placed bunkers, perfect picturesque greens and even a handful of waterfalls. Truly a must visit course on anyones las vegas golf vacations.

For anyone looking for a challenge, the Arroyo Golf Club at Red Rock is becoming the must visit golf course on golf vacations. A combination of beautiful vistas and challenging shot making give this golf course the reputation as one of the premier luxury courses in Vegas.

Badlands Golf Club is another course that offers a beautiful site along with a challenge, but Badlands is located in the heart of Vegas. Created in the canyons of Red Rock, you will get to experience Nevadan landscape and terrain while having your golfing skills tested with each and every hole.