1. In Celebration of Golf Shop

    This 14,400-square-foot mega-store at the Venetian Resort & Casino is divided into 14 areas, each highlighting a different aspect of the game. Guests are surrounded by fine art, golf antiques, books, and playing equipment — old and new. There is room for sit-down dinners, receptions for up to 275, and private shopping parties. A sister store is located in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Location: Venetian Resort & Casino, Grand Canal Shoppes, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas

    Group Contact: Scott Wagner swagnerlv@hotmail.com

    Phone: (702) 699-9600

    On the Web: www.celebrategolf.com

  2. Greg Norman's Australian Grille

    The cuisine here is a fusion of Australian, Asian, and Thai; there's also an oak-burning pizza oven and a wine cellar with more than 12,000 bottles, including several from Norman's Estates wine collection. The interior of the restaurant is quintessentially Australian, with hardwood floors, handmade tables made of dark Australian wood, and hand-painted murals. The dining room accommodates 164 diners, and the pub and outside deck 125 more. A private dining room can seat 25.

    Location: 4930 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    Group Contact: Peter Dombrowsky or Sheryl Saito GNAussiegrille@aol.com

    Phone: (843) 361-0000

  3. Royal Links Golf Club

    The creation of flamboyant Las Vegas developer Bill Walters, Royal Links Golf Club is a $32 million course with hole designs inspired by holes at courses along the British Open rotation: St. Andrews, Royal Troon, Turnberry, and Carnoustie. Twenty minutes from The Strip, the castle-shaped clubhouse features an English-style pub and dining room that can accommodate up to 90 people for sit-down dinners; the outdoor pavilion can host 144.

    Location: 5995 E. Vegas Valley Road, Las Vegas

    Group Contact: Joe Dahlstrom Jdahlstrom@waltersgolf.com

    Phone: (702) 450-8123

    On the Web: www.las-vegas-golf.com/royallinks.html

  4. Callaway Golf Center

    This 35-acre complex has a 110-stall, two-tiered driving range; a Bob Cupp — designed par-3, nine-hole lighted golf course; a golf school; a pro shop; and a restaurant. The complex is available for group buyouts and a variety of golf events, including long drive and putting contests, night par-3 tournaments, skins games, and group lessons. More than 100 people can hit on the driving range at the same time, and the Bistro 10 restaurant can execute banquets for up to 225 people.

    Location: 6730 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas

    Group Contact: Andy Philo

    Phone: (702) 896-4100

    On the Web: www.callawaygolfcenter.com

  5. Legends Resorts

    The 42,000-square-foot clubhouse at Legends Resorts in Myrtle Beach, S.C., was modeled after the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in Scotland. Up to 200 can be accommodated for sit-down dinners and receptions. Slated to open this fall is a conference center for groups of up to 400.

    Location: 1500 Legends Drive, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    Group Contact: Sandra Graham

    Phone: (800) 530-1875, ext. 2373

    On the Web: www.legendsgolf.com

  6. Caddyshack Restaurant

    Inspired by the cult comedy movie Caddyshack, starring Bill Murray and Rodney Dangerfield, this 8,700-square-foot theme restaurant opened in June 2001. Murray and his four brothers, along with PGA Tour professional Peter Jacobsen and PGA Tour Caddy Mike “Fluff” Cowan, are partners in the restaurant. The decor focuses on caddy memorabilia, from old lawn mowers to assorted rakes, pails, and beer kegs. Available for buyouts, the restaurant and patio dining area accommodate 180 guests.

    Location: World Golf Village, St. Augustine, Fla.

    Group Contact: Jimmy Skaggs

    Phone: (904) 940-3673

    On the Web: www.caddyshack.net

  7. World Golf Hall of Fame

    This sleek, interactive museum features 46,000 square feet of event space, including a 300-seat IMAX theater. Outdoor activity sites include an 18-hole putting course, the 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, and the World Golf Village concert stage on the Walk of Champions. The museum accommodates 225 for banquets; 800 for receptions.

    Location: World Golf Village, St. Augustine, Fla.

    Group Contact: Eleanor Lanza eleanor@wgvhq.com

    Phone: (904) 940-4014

    On the Web: www.wgv.com

  8. Sam Snead's Tavern

    Through old framed photos and letters, clubs, balls, and other memorabilia, this restaurant's decor honors the life of golf icon Sam Snead, whose career has spanned more than 50 years. The private “Champions Room” can handle 80 guests for sit-down dinner and receptions for up to 100.



Location: 2461 South Hiawassee Road, Orlando, Fla.

Group Contact: LaurenWolf lwolf@cfl.rr.com

Phone: (407) 295-9999