(DULUTH, GA) – Premier Golf (www.premiergolf.com) – experts at world travel and the exclusive distributor of Ryder Cup travel packages since 1991 – is offering select golf itineraries to wine-rich regions around the globe.
“We’ve crafted some of the most unique golf and wine golf experiences you’ll find anywhere,” said Premier Golf President Jim Ward. “Creating custom, world-class golf experiences is at the heart of what we do – adding the world’s finest wine to a Premier Golf vacation package is icing on the cake.”
Wine / Golf Destinations include:
South Africa: The top wineries are concentrated around Cape Town in celebrated areas such as Paarl, Stellenbosch and Worcester. South African golfers Ernie Els (Stellenbosch) and David Frost (Paarl) have highly successful wineries; top courses to play: Leopard Creek, Fancourt Links, Gary Player Country Club, Arabella Golf Club and Pearl Valley Golf Estate.
Australia: The country has over 1,800 golf courses and more than 60 wine regions with a superb selection of Shiraz, Chardonnay and sparkling wines; top courses to play: Royal Melbourne, Kingston Heath, Royal Adelaide, Victoria Golf Club, New South Wales and Barnbougle Dunes Golf Links.
New Zealand: There are 12 major wine regions – Northland, Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Hawke’s Bay, Wellington and Gisborne on the North Island and Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago, Wanaka and Queenstown on the South Island; top courses to play: Cape Kidnappers, Kauri Cliffs, Jack’s Point, Kinloch Club.
France: France produces billions of bottles of wine each year, including bubbly champagnes, rich reds and crisp whites. France is home to 550 golf courses and will host the 2018 Ryder Cup matches at Le Golf National L’Albatross near Paris; top courses to play: St. Nom la Bretesche, Les Bordes, Chantilly (Vineuil) and Fontainebleu.
Italy: There are 20 wine regions throughout the country, producing one-third of the world’s total wine production. The site for Ryder Cup 2022 is Marco Simone Country Club near Rome; top courses to play: Royal Park Roveri, Biella, Castelconturbia, Villa d’Este and Golf Nazionale.
Napa Valley: There are more than 400 wineries in the Napa Valley region with tours and tastings galore. Situated near the wineries are two excellent luxury resorts, Silverado Resort & Spa, which has two championship golf courses, and Meritage Resort at Napa; top courses to play: North & South courses at Silverado Resort, Chardonnay Golf Club and Eagle Vines Golf Club.
Custom or pre-selected itineraries are available for each wine region, including the option to visit more than one on the same trip.
In addition to providing packages to the aforementioned wine / golf destinations, Premier Golf serves packages to many elite U.S. golf hotspots including Bandon Dunes, Streamsong, PGA Village, Destination Kohler and Hilton Head Island.
For more information, visit www.premiergolf.com, or call +800 35461233. (International), 1-866-260-4409 (United States). Premier Golf’s phone lines are open seven days a week.