Money Ball: These great golf escapes will save you a pile of cash
To paraphrase a famous '70s hit song, "Indiana wants you." Deep in the heart of Larry Bird country, the Ultimate Spring Golf Package delivers a round each at the Pete Dye ($30 forecaddie is extra), Donald Ross and Valley Links courses, with two nights' accommodations at West Baden Springs Hotel. May rates start at $609 per person, per night, based on double occupancy.
Hilton Rose Hall Resort
Montego Bay, Jamaica
A strategic layout stars in the Stay-and-Play package at Hilton Rose Hall Resort's Cinnamon Hill GC, with three rounds, including caddie fees, four nights' lodging, and all-inclusive dining. May rates begin at $953, per person, double occupancy.
Dancing Rabbit at Pearl River Resort
This Augusta-like setting's Casino Stay and Play package gives you 18 holes on either the Azaleas or Oaks, one night's lodging, and a hot southern breakfast. May rates start at $261 per room, per night, based on double occupancy.
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
Hilton Head Island, S.C.
The Golf Stay & Play package includes up to three rounds on the Jones, Fazio or Hills courses, three nights in a two-bedroom villa, and two hours' tennis court time. May rates start at $131 per person, per night, with four-person occupancy.
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