August 06, 2016 23:37 ET

Diamond Resorts International® Timeshare -- Best Golf Courses to Play in America

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - August 06, 2016) - Whether you are an avid golf aficionado or a seasoned traveler seeking to combine leisure with physical challenges, Diamond Resorts International® timeshare experts are your best guides to America's most terrific recreation experiences. Known as an elite game, golf has a plethora of health, social, and spiritual benefits. It is associated with greater longevity*, improved sleep, reduced risk of heart disease and certain cancers*, fostering career and relationships*, increased sense of calm, and ability to meditate and let go of everyday worries. Diamond Resorts International® truly cares about your wellness choices and to ensure that you stay on top of the current travel trends, have compiled a list of the best golf courses to play in America.

Golf, as a recreational sport, was first introduced to America in the late 1880s and within a decade, saw 76 golf clubs established throughout the country -- that number has now increased to over 15,200 destinations nationwide*. The Augusta National Golf Club, home to the annual Masters Tournament* since 1934, offers sophisticated design, with routing by Alister Mackenzie and Bobby Jones. The atmosphere is calm and relaxing, allowing the perfect balance of pastime, business and pleasure. Up north, a dramatic retreat can be planned at Pine Valley Golf Club* in Jersey to enjoy a fun-filled experience with family and friends. Its breathtaking natural setting and the combination of three schools of golf design on a single course -- penal, heroic and strategic -- will leave both viewers and contestants profoundly impressed. Overlooking sandy dunes and jagged coastline, the stunning Cypress Point*, embraces with countless opportunities and an original layout, charming in its disarming simplicity and authenticity. Conveniently located in Southampton, the Shinnecock Hill Golf Club, with its sublime architecture and nearly untouched beauty, is designed to challenge the best golfers. Yet the play is rewarding and guarantees tremendous thrill even to the calmest introverts.

With a vacation season approaching fast, adventurous travelers search for excitement, nirvana, or both altogether. Diamond Resorts International® timeshare has everything you need to turn your golf vacation to an unforgettable sportive escape dream.

About Diamond Resorts International®

Diamond Resorts International®, with its network of more than 420 vacation destinations located in 35 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa, provides guests with choice and flexibility to let them create their dream vacation, whether they are traveling an hour away or around the world. Our relaxing vacations have the power to give guests an increased sense of happiness and satisfaction in their lives, while feeling healthier and more fulfilled in their relationships, by enjoying memorable and meaningful experiences that let them Stay Vacationed.™

Diamond Resorts International® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 420 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.

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