2016 Ryder Cup Package

2016 Ryder Cup Package Hazeltine National Golf Club, Minneapolis, MN September 29 - October 3, 2016 Phone GolfAhoy 239.344.9187   First class accommodations in nearby Minneapolis Welcome cocktail reception Daily roundtrip transfers to Hazeltine Official Travel Packages to the Ryder Cup available from $4,165 per person (based on hotel double occupancy).   Witness the Return of the Ryder Cup to the USA   In 2016, the Ryder Cup returns to the United States for the 41st instalment of this exciting match play event. You can join the greatest golfers in the world as they join forces to compete at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. In 2014, Team Europe led by Paul McGinley took victory from Team USA and their Captain, Tom Watson, marking Europe’s third Ryder Cup victory in a row. In 2016, you can be sure that team USA will be coming to Hazeltine ready to take victory in front of their home crowd, and dash any hope of a fourth consecutive Ryder cup win for team Europe.   The Hazeltine...
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Golf Tourism Boom for Pinehurst, North Carolina after North America Golf Tourism Convention

  International golf visitor numbers to North Carolina are set to soar following the most successful-ever North America Golf Tourism Convention (NAC) in America’s “home of golf” – Pinehurst Resort & Country Club.   Organized by global golf tourism organization IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators), the 8th annual NAC saw the number of attending delegates surpass the 400 mark for the first time, reaching a total of 405. Of those, a record 158 were golf tour operators, who attended from 29 countries around the world, all selling golf vacations to the Americas.   They met with golf resorts, golf courses, hotels, and regional and state tourist offices as well as other golf-related supplier companies and organizations from the USA, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean during two days of business sessions at the resort’s venerable Carolina Hotel. Delegates then took part in the annual NAC golf tournament on two of Pinehurst’s nine golf courses: the legendary Donald Ross-designed No 2, restored by...
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NCL Pride of America Hawaii Golf Cruises 2017

NCL Pride of America Hawaii Golf Cruises 2017 GolfAhoy offers all-inclusive Hawaii golf cruises on the Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America every week year-round from Honolulu, Hawaii. The Pride of America sails on Saturday evenings. GolfAhoy offers several Hawaii golf cruise packages: 7 Day Circle Hawaii Golf Cruise 9 Day Circle Hawaii Golf Cruise with a 2 night pre-cruise or post-cruise stay at the Waikiki Marriott 10 Day VIP Deluxe Circle Hawaii Golf Cruise with a 3 night pre-cruise or post-cruise stay including unlimited golf at the Turtle Bay Golf & Spa Resort GolfAhoy Golf Cruises http://golfahoy.com/golf-cruise ...
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Traveling Abroad This Summer? Get a Zero Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Card

Up to $625 in travel rewards await the roughly 75% of Americans planning a summer getaway via one of 2016's Best Credit Cards for Summer Travel, while the 20% of people headed abroad can save an additional 11% by taking advantage of the favorable exchange rates offered by a no-foreign-fee credit card or debit card, according to a pair of studies released today by the personal-finance websites WalletHub and CardHub. Highlights from both reports can be found below. Best Currency-Exchange Option: Using a no-foreign-transaction-fee credit card or a no-foreign-fee debit card is the least expensive way to convert currency, saving international travelers 10.84% relative to Travelex, 6.41% compared to banks and credit unions. Best All-Around: Barclaycard Arrival Plus: 40,000 bonus miles = $400 in travel rewards; 2.1% back on all purchases when you redeem for travel; $89 annual fee ($0 the first year). Best Initial Bonus: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card: 50,00 bonus miles = up to $625 in travel; $95 annual...
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5 Golden Rules of Planning a Myrtle Beach Group Destination Golf Wedding

(BPT) - Soft sand warms the soles of your feet and the smell of sweet flowers fill the air. The salty mist of the ocean kisses your cheeks while the laughter of friends and family brings joy to the heart. This isn’t just an amazing vacation for your loved ones, it’s your wedding day. Images like this are inspiring more brides than ever before to forego traditional weddings made popular by their parents’ generation in exchange for dreamy, relaxing destination celebrations. It’s the ultimate way to customize a wedding, and often it’s more affordable than going the traditional route. “Once intimate affairs, destination weddings are no longer just for small groups,” said Cheryl Cox of Grand Strand Bridal Association. “The most intriguing and prominent wedding trend of 2016 is couples expanding the guest list for their destination weddings to include people beyond immediate family.” The reason this trend is growing so rapidly is that it provides guests more than just the opportunity to...
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Danube River Boat Golf Cruise | September 2017

Golf and cruise along the Danube River visit Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia on a GolfAhoy Danube River Boat Golf Cruise. July and August are positively the worst months to travel in Europe. The average French worker can expect 30 days a year of paid vacation time-off and they all seem to take their annual vacation days in August. Brits earn 28 vacation days, Danes and Swedes earn 25 vacation days. Add to the mix of millions of French, British, Danish and Swedish tourists vacationing in Europe during July and August an additional huge percentage of the 508 million citizens from the 28 European Economic Community states, coupled with the millions and millions of Russians, Asians and North American tourists in Europe in July and August – and you see why sophisticated and knowledgeable golf travelers’ choose September as the optimum month to travel to Europe for a GolfAhoy Danube River or Rhine River Golf Cruise. July and August in Europe...
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Golf Hole In One Prize Honorary Inside The Ropes Observer at PGA TOUR TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Hawaii Plus VIP Deluxe Hawaii Golf Cruise

Anthony Webber – Editor-at-Large iGolfTravelNews. Add real excitement to your golf tournament with a Par 3 hole in one prize unlike anything your golfers have ever seen before, unique and exciting hole in one prizes go a long way in attracting golfers and creating tournaments that people talk about. Hole In One Prizes are an easy, economical way to stir up excitement at any golf event! When you see a hole in one on TV, you see the golfer celebrate because they’ve made a great shot – and won a great prize! New for the 2016 summer charity and corporate golf tournament is the hugely popular Golf Hole In One Prize | Honorary Inside The Ropes Observer at PGA TOUR TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Hawaii Plus VIP Deluxe Hawaii Golf Cruise from GolfAhoy. For just a few hundred dollars for hole in one insurance, tournament organizers can add this exciting hole in one prize guaranteed to drastically increase player sign ups. This Honorary Inside The...
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Four Seasons Hotels to Build New Luxury Golf Resort in Los Cabos

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, one of the world's leading luxury hospitality companies, and Irongate, a real estate development firm, have announced plans to build a luxury resort and private residences on the pristine beaches of the East Cape region 45 minutes from Los Cabos International Airport. With a 2018 opening forecast, ‘Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas’ will be the centerpiece of the 1,000-acre Costa Palmas resort community. Its central components are a Robert Trent Jones II-designed 18-hole golf course, a 250-slip deep-water marina, a beach and yacht club, and a low-density, 145-key resort spread across multiple buildings. The setting is a two-mile (3.2 kilometer) stretch of white-sand beach backed by the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains and fronting the warm, swimmable waters of the Sea of Cortez. "Los Cabos has long been a favorite destination for luxury travelers and is a natural fit for Four Seasons as we extend our presence in Mexico,” said J. Allen Smith, President and CEO,...
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Golf Weddings & Golf Honeymoons | Sandals Wedding and Gift Registry Lets Guests Give You Portions Of Your Golf Honeymoon or Golf Wedding At Sandals Golf Resorts As A Wedding Gift

Anthony Webber – Editor-at-Large iGolfTravelNews. Sandals Golf Resorts in the Caribbean are the perfect match for golf weddings and golf honeymoons. For the couple getting married who jointly share a passion for the game of golf, why not combine wedding and honeymoon romance with a little links challenge? Host a Golf Tournament GolfAhoy PGA Pro on site to help manage your golf wedding group golf tournament GolfAhoy group wedding planner coordinator on site GolfAhoy will provide a selection of tournament trophies, prizes and awards Without doubt a wedding or honeymoon at a Sandals Golf Resort in the Bahamas, St. Lucia or Jamaica, is a great value proposition – all restaurant meals, premium brand liquor drinks, water sports and unlimited golf are included in one price –Sandals GolfAhoy agency also offers a free online Golf Honeymoon and Golf Wedding Registry option for golfing brides and grooms. The Sandals Resorts Golf Honeymoon Registry allows family and friends of the bride and groom to make a contribution to the...
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NCL Hawaii Golf Cruises | Important Myth CORRECTIONS

Contrary to stale outdated travel agent web site postings on the internet, Norwegian Cruise Lines no longer has three passenger liners serving the Hawaiian Islands. The Pride of Aloha and the Pride of Hawaii have long been removed from Hawaii service – only the Pride of America continues to sail roundtrip circling the Hawaiian Islands year round. NCL withdrew the Pride of America onboard golf program and Hawaii golf shore excursion ticket sales at the end of 2015. Let’s dispel 9 more erroneous online travel agent myths associated with NCL Hawaii golf cruises. #1. There is no golf club storage offered on NCL’s Pride of America anymore but you are allowed to store your golf bags in your cabin #2. There is no golf club valet service onboard Pride of America to carry your golf clubs to the gang plank – unless you are a Penthouse Suite guest or higher category, in which case you may request your Butler for assistance #3. Golf clubs are...
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