Welcome to NCGA Travel

The NCGA is committed to offering great golf experiences and opportunities to our members with a range of budgets. If going on golf trips is on your list, here are 3 travel programs to check out:

    • NCGA Member Trips – golf adventures with fellow members to destinations in the U.S. and Europe
    • NCGA Partner-sponsored Member Exclusive offers, including stay-and-play packages

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NCGA Member Trip Destinations

NCGA Member Trips have become among our highest-rated programs. Over the last few years, we have created opportunities for members to experience some of the best golf courses and resorts in the U.S. and Europe.

In Scotland, we visited the Old Course in St. Andrews, Turnberry, Royal Dornoch, Kingsbarns, and Carnoustie to name a few. In Ireland, NCGA members played Royal County Down (rated the #1 course in the world by Golf Digest) and Royal Portrush (host of the 2019 Open Championship). Here in the states, we have visited Bandon Dunes Resort (Oregon), Pinehurst Resort (North Carolina), Whistling Straits (Wisconsin), and the Big Island of Hawaii.

The #1 review comment we get is “Great Courses!” We will continue to deliver on that promise – check back here often for the next bucket-list trip!

Upcoming NCGA Member Trips

If you travel with us, expect great hands-on service with an NCGA staff member who will organize the trip of 40-72 members. Our staff will coordinate with the resort and manage golf reservations, accommodations, and included dining. Although golf is the main event, some trips also have side-trips to see famous landmarks. These are a great way to make new friends!

2023 BANDON DUNES

In 2023, the NCGA is hosting three trips to the #1 golf resort in America (as rated by Golf Digest), Bandon Dunes. The resort boasts four of the best golf courses in the U.S., along with great accommodations and a variety of dining experiences. Check this trip off your bucket list, and let NCGA handle all the details for you. Experience Bandon Dunes Resort on Oregon’s coast, “Golf as it was meant to be.”

2023 PALM SPRINGS (Jan.)

Join us in 2023 for our 2nd all-member excursion to Palm Springs! Stay at the luxurious Renaissance Resort & Spa at Indian Wells, and play 3 rounds of golf at some of the area’s best courses, including 1 round each at Desert Willow Mountain View course, The Classic Club, and Marriott’s Shadow Ridge.

2022 SCOTTSDALE TRIP (Dec.)

Join the NCGA Dec. 9-14 for a holiday-season trip to Scottsdale, Arizona. Enjoy be two rounds of golf at We-Ko-Pa Resort and two rounds at Troon North Resort, all among the best courses in the area. Choose between lodging at the Westin Kierland Resort or at the Hyatt House in North Scottsdale.

2022 LADIES PALM SPRINGS TRIP (Nov.)

Join us November 13-17 for the 4th NCGA Women’s only golf trip to Palm Springs! Stay at the luxurious Renaissance Resort & Spa at Indian Wells, and play 3 rounds of golf at some of the area’s best courses, including 1 round each at Desert Willow Mountain View course, The Classic Club, and Marriott’s Shadow Ridge.

2022 SANTA BARBARA TRIP

Join the NCGA July 17-19 on its first ever trip to the beautiful coastline of Santa Barbara. Enjoy 3 rounds of golf and a closing dinner. Participants arrange their own lodging for this trip.

2022 BANDON DUNES

In 2022, the NCGA is hosting three trips to the #1 golf resort in America (as rated by Golf Digest), Bandon Dunes. The resort boasts four of the best golf courses in the U.S., along with great accommodations and a variety of dining experiences. Check this trip off your bucket list, and let NCGA handle all the details for you. Experience Bandon Dunes Resort on Oregon’s coast, “Golf as it was meant to be.”

2022 PINEHURST TRIP

Join us as we visit the “Cradle of American Golf”, Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. With a rich history dating back to 1895, this member trip to Pinehurst will give you all that you could ask for, and more! Play Pinehurst no. 2, host of many USGA Championships including 3 U.S. Opens (a 4th in 2024) and 2 U.S. Amateurs (with a 3rd in 2019).

2022 SCOTLAND TRIP

Join fellow NCGA members on a bucket list golf trip to the home of golf, St. Andrews! Enjoy eight nights of accommodations, six rounds of world-class golf including a guaranteed round at the Old Course in St. Andrews, host of 29 British opens, and Carnoustie, host of 8 British opens. Daily breakfast, three group dinners, and two lunches are also included.

2022 PALM SPRINGS

Join us January 22-26 as the NCGA returns to Palm Springs! Stay at the luxurious Renaissance Resort & Spa at Indian Wells, and play 3 rounds of golf at some of the area’s best courses, including 1 round each at Desert Willow Firecliff course and the Celebrity and Players courses at Indian Wells Golf Resort.

PREVIOUS TRIPS

2021 STREAMSONG RESORT

Join the NCGA as it heads to Streamsong Resort in Florida for this one-of-a-kind trip.  Streamsong boasts three championship courses designed by world renown architects including the Blue (designed by Tom Doak), the Red (designed by Coore/Crenshaw) and the Black (designed by Gil Hanse, named the best new golf course in America in 2018 by Golf Digest).

2021 BANDON DUNES

In 2021, the NCGA is hosting two trips to the #1 golf resort in America (as rated by Golf Digest), Bandon Dunes. The resort boasts four of the best golf courses in the U.S., along with great accommodations and a variety of dining experiences. Check this trip off your bucket list, and let NCGA handle all the details for you. Experience Bandon Dunes Resort on Oregon’s coast, “Golf as it was meant to be.”

LAS VEGAS

Join the NCGA in its first ever trip to “Sin City” for golf and entertainment. A day’s drive or an hour flight, this trip offers a chance to get away to the desert and play an eclectic set of golf courses during the day, while having your nights free to enjoy the copious entertainment options Las Vegas has to offer.

NEW for 2020 - BEND, OREGON

Join the NCGA on its first ever trip to Bend, Oregon September 6-10. A day’s drive or a short flight, this trip offers a chance to play some of the best Oregon venues including Pronghorn Fazio Course, Pronghorn Nicklaus Course and Tetherow GC. Enjoy the end of summer with a trip this great golf destination.

ENGLAND EXPERIENCE

Join fellow NCGA members on a bucket list golf trip to the home of golf, St. Andrews! Enjoy eight nights of accommodations, six rounds of world-class golf including a guaranteed round at the Old Course in St. Andrews, host of 29 British opens, and Carnoustie, host of 8 British opens. Daily breakfast, three group dinners, and two lunches are also included.

SCOTLAND TRIP

The NCGA is going to England in August of 2019! Play three British Open venues (Royal Birkdale, Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Royal Liverpool) and other world best links courses that have hosted the Curtis Cup and British Amateur. Along with great golf, 4 star accommodations are included as well as daily transportation, 2 group dinners, daily breakfast, and a variety of souvenir merchandise. Space is limited so sign up now!

MAUNA KEA

Come along with us to the Big Island of Hawaii from December 10-15th, 2018 for a relaxing golf trip where you will play some of Hawaii’s best courses, including Mauna Kea GC and Hualalai’s Nicklaus Course (host of the Champions Tour Mitsubishi Electric Championship).

ROBERT TRENT JONES GOLF TRAIL

Experience the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with the NCGA this fall! Travel across Alabama and play 5 of the best courses of this amazing golf destination! With 26 golf courses scattered across the state, we have picked a handful of the best courses designed by legendary architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. to check off your bucket list! Stay in top-tier hotels as you journey with other NCGA members on this one of a kind golf trip this October.

For more information about any of our NCGA Trips, contact travel@ncga.org

SPAIN & PORTUGAL

The NCGA is going to mainland Europe with our next international golf trip. This September, join fellow NCGA members as we travel to southern Spain and Portugal, and the San Francisco of Europe, the beautiful city of Lisbon. Play great courses including the exclusive 1997 Ryder Cup host, Valderrama GC, and Oitavos Dunes in Portugal. Sample authentic cuisine from both countries, and stay in 4 and 5 star hotels along the way.

IRELAND

The NCGA is making its 2nd trip to the Emerald Isle in 2018. Play some of Ireland’s (and the World’s) best courses including Ballybunion, Lahinch, Old Head, and Waterville while staying at 4 and 5 star hotels along the way. Enjoy authentic Irish food, and even sneak away to see the Cliffs of Moher, a UNESCO site. Join fellow NCGA members across the pond, and build some life-long friendships along the way.

Member Exclusives

Our partners also provide limited-time member exclusive offers to great resorts, including stay-and-play opportunities. Examples include Pebble Beach and Spyglass as well as destinations in Lake Tahoe, Oregon, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. You will hear about these in our member communications. Not getting these emails? Go to the Member Area, login and select ‘Update Email Preferences’.

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