Looking for a great weekend getaway that’s an easy drive and easy on the wallet? Check out the following packages that can be booked as shown, or you can customize a getaway to meet your unique needs. Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the hotels, golf courses, and amenities offered. Also, visit our “Indiana Courses” section for detailed golf course information, photos and website links.
Elevate Your Golf Experience At Sandy Pines Into A Premier Stay & Play!
Sandy Pines Golf Club is no longer a “best kept secret” as the word is out! Golfers who have played it are telling their friends what a phenomenal golf course Sandy Pines is, and they are coming back for more!
True to its name, this forested Tim Nugent design, 75 miles southeast of Chicago, has a variety of sandy areas in play, from tiny bunkers to large waste areas. GolfPass reviewers marvel at the layout, conditioning and reasonable green fees.
What GolfPass Reviewers Are Saying:
“This course is the best layout in the area with all the amenities of a private course. The value is outstanding, and conditions are great for fall golf!!! It’s a 5-star place. What a gift!”
“Fantastic Course! Got to play here last weekend and let me say—phenomenal course. Beautiful and challenging with great conditions even into the late fall! I’ve played at a number of courses around NWI including Long Beach CC, Sand Creek CC, and a few other private clubs and this course stands up right with them!”
- Golf Advisor: Golfers’ Choice (2021 #12)
- Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2021 #12)
- Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2021 #20)
- Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Indiana (2021 #1)
Now you can elevate your experience of a day at Sandy Pines into a stay at Sandy Pines! Two brand new cottages are completed, and two more cottages are slated for spring of 2022. Sandy Pines is creating quality accommodations to fit into the fabric of their facilities. These four-bedroom cottages provide a centralized living room, kitchenette, and outdoor patio for guests to gather and unwind. This central space is winged by four private bedrooms with their own baths leaving you a quiet place to retreat. Now you can make more than just a day at Sandy Pines!
Indiana Golf At Its Best … Premier Play & Stay With 5 Courses!
Experience Indiana golf at its best with the challenge and beauty of 5 championship style golf courses, all in one place. Stay and Play Packages offer your choice of 5 distinct golf courses, including a Hale Irwin design and two stunning golf courses on the Pete Dye Golf Trail!
Start planning! Call Emily Weisenberger at (765) 447-9999 or email Emily at eWeisenberger@homeofpurdue.com and she will coordinate an amazing getaway for you! With a wide array of “Stay and Play” packages, Emily will have just the package for your group! Packages can also be created for extended stays and for large groups as well. An easy drive from I-65, come and enjoy Indiana golf at its best!
Also, visit homeofpurdue.com/stay-and-play for more information. Let Emily know the folks at GOLF NOW! Chicago sent you!
BUILD YOUR PACKAGE – Choose From These 5 Courses
Purdue’s Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, The Crown Jewel Of The Pete Golf Trail
“As a person who calls Indiana home, I am very pleased to have had the opportunity to build two of the finest university courses in the country at Purdue.” – Pete Dye
The Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex is a 36-hole championship golf facility designed by legendary course architect Pete Dye located in West Lafayette, Indiana on the campus of Purdue University. With two distinct courses, the rolling hills of the Ackerman-Allen Course and links style layout of the Kampen Course, the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex is the crown jewel of the Pete Dye Golf Trail.
Do you need a third, fourth or fifth spectacular golf course to complete your “Stay and Play” group getaway? Well, less than 7 miles up the road from Purdue University is Coyote Crossing — it’s the perfect choice to round out your trip with a third course!
Coyote Crossing Golf Club, A Hale Irwin Design
Coyote Crossing Golf Club is an award winning 18-hole, Hale Irwin designed championship golf course located in West Lafayette, Indiana just off I-65 only a few miles from Purdue University and just an hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of Chicago. With its unique landscape and layout Coyote Crossing is an exceptional and unparalleled golfing experience that golfers of all skill levels can enjoy. Beautifully manicured fairways, challenging rough, strategically placed bunkers and water hazards test the accuracy and skill of even the best golfers. Coyote Crossing is a must play!
Harrison Hills Golf Club
Harrison Hills Golf Club has 200 rolling acres of spectacular views on a 6820-yard championship golf course. Bent grass tees, fairways and greens allow everyone to experience what the pro’s play on every week. With four sets of tee markers and the removal of 75% of the high grass around the course, Harrison Hills has made the golf course enjoyable for all skill levels. Enjoy Harrison Hill’s bent grass driving range with a short game area and two putting greens. This course located in Attica Indiana just 35 minutes Southwest of Lafayette is a course unlike any other. You will find that the peaceful drive from Lafayette to Attica is well worth it. Attica Indiana welcomes you for some memorable and exciting golf!
Battle Ground Golf Club
Opened on July 4th, 1967, Battle Ground Golf Club resides on 160 acres of property neighboring Prophetstown State Park. The track, initially designed by Robert Simmons, was the home of the Lafayette Country Club for nearly 50 years. Two decades ago, the course underwent a considerable renovation under the guidance of Tim Liddy.
Battle Ground is designed to be fair for every golfer, with wide bent grass fairways offering multiple target lines. Sizable greens and large surrounds allow an array of shots to be played from close range. Thick rough and strategically placed bunkers provide protection to the course from the longer hitters. Water comes in to play on three holes only but requires the full attention of the golfer as they make their way through. The course has 5 sets of tees playing from 5100 yards in length at the front to almost 7100 at the back. The property also features a full practice facility that includes a putting green, a short game arena, and a practice tee equipped with 5 target greens. Battle Ground Golf Club is the perfect addition to your Stay and Play package!
Stay & Play Golf Packages at French Lick Resort
Hall of Fame Golf Package
Experience the full gamut of golf — modern flair and traditional style — by playing two legendary courses designed by World Golf Hall of Fame architects. Enjoy a one-night stay at one of our three hotels, a round of golf at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick, a round of golf at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick, unlimited golf at The Valley Links Course, unlimited practice facility usage, cart rental, bag storage and complimentary shuttle service to both courses. Unlimited use of our ranges is also included at each course on the day you play your round there. (The Donald Ross Course range is located at Valley Links Course.) The Dye and Ross Courses are currently ranked #1 and #2 in Indiana on GolfWeek’s “Best Courses You Can Play” list.
Ultimate Classic Golf Experience
With more than 100 years of history, The Donald Ross Course at French Lick is where you can experience golf the way it was meant to be played. Experience old-school links golf on a classic Ross course situated in the rolling hills of the countryside. In addition, experience unlimited rounds at the scenic — yet challenging — Valley Links Course, the oldest course in the region and conveniently located adjacent to the French Lick Springs Hotel.
Package includes an overnight stay at any of our three hotels and the following:
- Two days of golf at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick.
- Unlimited golf at The Valley Links Course.
- Carts for all rounds.
- Same-day replays for $50. Must tee off for final nine holes by 6pm.
The Southern Indiana Golf Sampler
The ultimate for any golf aficionado, play three of Indiana’s top public courses while enjoying a two-night stay at a resort hotel. Combine a round of golf at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick, a round of golf at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick, and a round of golf at Sultan’s Run Golf Club in nearby Jasper. Plus, you can “Play 9” at our oldest venue, The Valley Links Course. Come early, stay late and enjoy four unique and different golf experiences!
Package includes a two-night stay at any of our three hotels and the following:
- Round of golf at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick.
- Round of golf at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick.
- Round of golf at Sultan’s Run Golf Club in Jasper, IN.
- Golf at The Valley Links Course.
For more information or to book your golf package, call 888-936-9360 or visit frenchlick.com.
South Shore Golf Getaways – “Experience A Golf Getaway Along Chicago’s South Shore”
Play Around the South Shore! The southern tip of Lake Michigan offers more than 25 semi-private and public golf courses for you to enjoy. Call now at 219-989-7979 or visit alongthesouthshore.com and build an itinerary that includes championship golf, deluxe accommodations, fine dining, nationally known live entertainment theatre, casino action and much more.
While you’re visiting the South Shore, check out some local breweries and wineries along the South Shore Brewery Trail and Winery Trail. Find your favorite ale, stout or lager; taste a selection of red and white wines or try a delicious mead or cider on your journey. Plan your tour with ease when you download the South Shore Brewery Trail App on Apple’s App Store or Google Play.
Mondays Can Wait! Unbeatable Golf Getaways In South Bend Minutes From Notre Dame And Its Magical Campus!
One of Indiana’s premier golf destinations is calling your name! Around South Bend you’ll find a collection of courses that will both challenge your game and keep you coming back for more. These four fantastic courses will stun you with natural beauty and offer tremendous value while providing moments that keep your group talking for years to come. With a course or two for everyone, you can pick any of these four courses you want to play and then pair it up with the lodging that works best for you!
A variety of hotel options are available through Visit South Bend Mishawaka. Call 800-519-0577 to customize and book your package or go to visitsouthbend.com.
Warren Golf Course At Notre Dame
Located just 90 minutes from Chicago, Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame awaits with both challenge and beauty. This one-of-a-kind Coore & Crenshaw designed course hosted the prestigious 2019 U.S. Senior Open and is at the heart of Notre Dame’s campus and community. A links-style course comfortably nestled on 250 wooded acres. Expertly preserved as a wildlife habitat, the course received the coveted Audubon International certification. Lush fescue fairways, softly rolling terrain and the golden dome in the background make the course a beauty to behold.
Affordable stay and play packages start at $140 per player. For more information or to book a package, please contact Greg Helmkamp via email at email@example.com or by phone at 574-631-9383. Rates are based on double occupancy and require a minimum of 8 players. Stay and play packages are not available on home football weekends.
Blackthorn Golf Club
You don’t have to drive far to play championship golf, stay in exceptional hotels, and enjoy good times with family and friends. Come out and play top-rated Blackthorn Golf Club for the day or make it a weekend getaway and enjoy all that Notre Dame and South Bend have to offer. A Dr. Michael Hurdzan design, Blackthorn Golf Club opened to rave reviews in August of 1994. The Irish-Cottage style clubhouse sets upon a rolling naturally contoured heavily wooded 226-acre site. The par 72, 7136-yard layout with four sets of tees offers a strategic test for golfers of all abilities. Broad fairways framed by 78 bunkers, wetlands, ponds, and native prairie grasses lead to subtly contoured and swept-up-tiered bentgrass greens. The practice facility consists of two acres of bentgrass tees, realistic target greens and a short game area for putting, chipping, and bunker play.
Groups are welcome and customized packages are available. Let Blackthorn Golf Club plan your next golf getaway! Home of the annual Four Winds Invitational/LPGA Symetra Tour event. For more information, call (574) 232-4653 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit blackthorngolf.com.
Elbel Park Golf Course and Erskine Park Golf Club – A Walk With Nature!
Few courses match the scenic setting of Elbel Park which prominently features Mud Lake wetlands and incorporates vast wildlife habitat. The surroundings are beautiful and the layout challenging as it stretches to nearly 6,900 yards from the championship tees.
Erskine Park is one of the most historic golf courses in South Bend and once hosted Arnold Palmer for an exhibition. Its renovated clubhouse offers a modern touch. Long Par 3s and a stout, 600-plus Par 5 are among the highlights.
You can book your package directly with the golf courses listed above, or if you prefer someone to coordinate all of the logistics, etc., please contact Visit South Bend Mishawaka at visitsouthbend.com.