Golf Stay and Play Vacations
WestTexasGolfCourses.com promotes golf stay and play weekend vacations in Texas, which offers a unique and diverse range of courses and perfect year round weather that can be found nowhere else in the country. Our goal is to help raise awareness of the wide range of courses within West Texas and the Hill Country while building lasting relationships that encourage and promote the game of golf. There are must-play courses throughout Texas — from El Paso in the west to Houston in the southeast to Lubbock in the north, as well as San Antonio and Austin located in the Hill Country in central Texas. The big name layouts in those cities are good enough that the PGA Tour stops in Texas four times a year. In 2005, it was calculated that there were nearly 32,000 golf courses in the world, providing many opportunities to participate. Golf provides a stimulating mental challenge combined with a healthy walk in pleasant surroundings and can be played by people of all abilities and ages. Golf can be played on your own or in a team. It may be a casual pastime or a competitive activity.
Health Benefits from Golf Vacations
Golf vacations are an excellent way to escape for the weekend, improve your health and experience a truly challenging game that provides many benefits for your health and heart. Walking an average course for a round of golf can be between three and four miles. Golf is a leisurely sport and, compared to other sports, the overall risk of injury is low. Golf is also a great way to keep in touch with friends and helps in reducing stress (as a result of the physical activity and also due to the pleasure of walking in an open and natural environment. It also provide opportunities to meet new people and helps develop a sense of community connectedness.