Below is a summary of premier golf travel news that gained my attention this week.
Golfers Can Tee Off And Learn From PGA Greats As They Cruise The World With GolfAhoy Crystal Golf Cruises
Several of the most seasoned PGA professionals and champions in golf are set to sail aboard GolfAhoy Crystal Golf Cruises 2019 Golf-Themed voyages. Several of the most seasoned professionals and champions in golf are set to sail aboard Crystal Cruises’ 2019 Golf-Themed Experiences of Discovery voyages. The pros bring their PGA prowess and insider perspectives aboard three specially-themed golf cruises aboard the award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, which feature opportunities for golf enthusiasts to not only perfect their swing and improve their game but also to enjoy tales and triumphs from those who have reveled in the victory of the sport’s most prestigious championships… [read more]
One in Five Americans Get Scammed Booking Travel Online
Approximately one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation online, according to a new survey by virus software giant McAfee. In a survey of 1,000 adults conducted during May 2019, 18% said that they had or almost had fallen prey to vacation travel scams, and some 30% of travel-related scam victims reported they lost between $1,000 and $3,000. A third (31%) of those vacation scam victims clicked on “a deal that was too good to be true,” McAfee said. he majority (80%) of survey respondents said… [read more]
This New Private Jet Tour Gives Golfers the Chance to Play 15 of the World’s Best Courses—in 26 Days
Diehard golfers will soon have a chance to yell “four!” at some of the world’s most famous courses—all while traveling around the world. That’s a birdie by any standards. In November 2020, private jet charter market place Victor and the travel specialists at Golf.Extra are teaming up to launch the Ultimate Golf World Tour. The highly curated, 26-day-long trip will take golf enthusiasts, via private jet, to 15 of the world’s most exclusive courses, while staying and dining in five-star hotels and restaurants along the way. Golfers will be whisked between seven… [read more]