GMSL #6: Best Winter Golf Destinations With Brian Weis Of GolfTrips.com

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It’s that time of year to start thinking about and planning a late winter golf or spring break golf trip. The problem with golf travel is, that there are many different websites to book on, so many destinations to choose from and too many conflicting reviews. Golf travel expert and friend Brian Weis from GolfTrips.com joins the Golf More Swing Less Podcast to talk Southern U.S. golf destinations, resorts, golf trails, casino courses and more. Brian shares some cost effective golf destinations, under rated courses tells you how to score a great deal and even a few of his travel hacks.

Show Notes

Destinations discussed in the show:

Tunica, Mississippi – The Las Vegas of the South. (Brian’s Diamond in the rough)

  • Tunica National Golf Course
  • Cotton Woods at Grand Casino
  • The Bridges at Hollywood Resorts
  • Samstown – River Bend Links Golf Course

Biloxi, Mississippi (Brian’s best golf destination you’ve never considered) 

Charleston, South Carolina – (Rated as one of the top U.S. golf destinations – Brian’s favorite)

  • Wild Dunes Golf Resort (Brews and Birdies Golf Trip)
  • Kiawah Island Golf Resort
  • The Links at Stono Ferry

Santee, South Carolina(Just outside Myrtle Beach)

Cheraw, South Carolina – (Brian’s best value destination)

Pawleys Island, South Carolina

  • Waccamaw Golf Trail (More than a dozen courses)

Charlotte, North Carolina

Pensacola, Florida

Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Brian’s Travel Recommendations:

  • Utilize your drive market (2-3 hours away from home)
  • Consider destinations with casinos
  • Look for all inclusive packages
  • Book your tee times on weekdays vs. weekends (money saver)
  • Ask about replay rates
  • Negotiate prices when travel with larger groups
  • Consider traveling in the fall
  • Travel the week before or week after Christmas (non beach destinations)

See more great resources at www.GolfTrips.com 

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About the author

Chris Burns

I enjoy writing about what I believe is missing from major golf publications as well as common misconceptions in the game of golf.
Although is passion is golf and my profession is teaching the game of golf, I have been tinkering with golf equipment for over twenty years.

My knowledge and experience in golf is diverse, and ranges from teaching, coaching, club fitting, equipment design and golf club repair.

I truly believe anyone can find success in golf and I want to help you get there.