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Greencard Golf Holidays USA 2018 Event
Experience The Bright Lights of New York City & New England in the Fall.
Most of use know that the autumn colours in the North East states of the United States are spectacular. In fact in a recent article in the Daily Telegraph identifying the ultimate bucket list things to do,visiting New England in fall was placed at number four. If it’s also on your list then how better to get check it off than combining it with a golf tournament played on some of the best courses in this unique part of the World coupled with a stay in the city that never sleeps?!
We’ve wanted to add a trip to the New England area into our tour season for several years, and for 2018 we think we’ve found the perfect balance between high quality accommodation, fantastic golf courses and enough free time to be able to appreciate this amazing natural phenomenon. By combining the beauty of Vermont in Fall and the buzz of New York City, where you will also have the opportunity to play a truly unique golf course with a spectacular view of the Manhatten skyline as a backdrop, we think we have created a fantastic golf experience.
By visiting at this time of year the golf courses will at their most stunning being surrounded by an amazing colour palate of reds, yellows and orange.
This is going to be a great trip that will live long in the memory not just for the quality of the golf courses or accommodation, but also for the scenery and experience of being in the heart of the Big Apple – it could be major tick on your bucket list.
New York City
We begin this wonderful tour with four nights in the heart of New York City. As soon as you step out of your airport transfer you will be hit by the buzz of this incredible city. Even if you haven’t been here before everything will seem strangely familiar.
The recognizable attractions, dazzling skyscrapers, famous storefronts, the accents, the smells, even the lines of iconic yellow cabs fill your senses and you know you are in one of the greatest cities in the World.
Our hotel is within easy walking distance of some of the cities most famous sights including The Empire State Building, Broadway Theatre District, Central Park, Times Square, Radio City Music Hall, the Rockefeller Centre, Tiffany’s and the MoMA. Plus of course hundreds of restaurants, deli’s and bars serving just about anything you want at anytime of day or night you want it!
You will not be struggling for things to do or see even if it is just taking part in one of the best activities this city has to offer – sitting with a coffee and watching the World go by around you!
We will have four nights in New York and one round of golf at the fantastic Ferrypoint golf course.
From the bustle of New York City we will drive north on a good ‘ol American roadtrip to Woodstock in Vermont. This beautiful historic area in the Green Mountains of Windsor County is located on the banks of the Ottauquechee river and the crossroad of the Vermont scenic byway.
Woodstock is a picture-book New England Village, recently voted the prettiest town in America. It is the perfect place to experience the best of Vermont with its fabulous restaurants, shops, charming boutiques and spectacular natural scenery featuring the only national park in Vermont.
Equinox, Manchester, Vermont
Our final stop on the trip is Manchester – a familiar place to some of our clients, but unlike its namesake in the UK, this one is nestled in the Green Mountains, of Vermont! It is a charming town full of cozy inns and eateries, historic sites, quaint shops, and plenty of outdoor activities. Perfect to bring a relaxing end to what will be a great American golf holiday.
2018 Greencard Golf Holidays USA Event: Accommodation
For our Greencard Golf Holiday to New England in 2018 we have chosen three great venues as bases for our tournament. We will initially fly into New York and stay for four nights at the Hilton Midtown which is located just a short walk from Central Park, The Rockefeller Centre and Times Square. We will then leave the bright lights behind and transfer north to Vermont and stay at the sumptuous Woodstock Inn for four nights before spending the final part of this fantastic tour at the Equinox Resort and Spa.
Hilton Midtown New York City
It’s all about location in NYC and New York Hilton Midtown Hotel places you right in the heart of the action, within walking distance of a multitude of famous attractions, including Central Park, Radio City Music Hall, MOMA and Broadway. This is the perfect location stay and experience the wonders of the Big Apple.
Images from The Hilton Midtown New York City
Spacious and stylish guest rooms include all necessities for a comfortable stay. Each guest room features a marble bath, in-room thermostat control, 37-inch HDTV with HD channels and guide together with on-demand HD entertainment.
This luxurious and elegant hotel is ideally located the heart of Woodstock, Vermont. The main street with its variety of restaurants and charming boutiques are just a moment away.
The hotel has recently completed a $2.6 million upgrade to the lobby, library, front lawn and front entrance. In addition, there is an award winning spa where you can truly relax.
Guestrooms offer a luxurious king bed with pillow-top mattress on a cherry wood or mahogany crafted frame surrounded by relaxing sitting area, writing desk, windows with custom interior shutters, and all the hi tech amenities to keep you entertained and in touch. The bathroom is a classic and modern design adorned with Vermont marble, subway tile, and wood accents.
Images from The Woodstock Inn, Vermont
Equinox Luxury Golf Resort & Spa
Located in the striking natural beauty of Vermont’s Green Mountains, this wonderful resort offers elegant accommodation, fantastic on-site dining, and a picture-perfect Manchester, Vermont location. Facilities include an excellent indoor swimming pool, spa, sauna, hot tub and a fitness club. The championship golf course is on site.
There is an excellent selection of restaurants on site from the cozy steakhouse restaurant to the historic Marsh Tavern. If you prefer to have dinner outside the hotel there are several options within easy reach in the village and Manchester Center is just a five minute drive away.
From the marble bathrooms to the luxurious bedding, these well appointed rooms have all the amenities required for a relaxed and comfortable stay.
Images from the Equinox Resort Vermont
2018 Greencard Golf Holidays USA Event: Golf Course Overviews
We will play five rounds over four golf courses. 72 holes of which will be form our individual four round stableford tournament. The courses have been carefully selected for their playing experience, scenery, fairness and test to all handicap levels.
Golf Images From Greencard Golf Holidays USA Event: New York City & Vermont
Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point
Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point has an 18-hole, Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, links-style golf course. Sitting at the foot of the Whitestone Bridge in the Bronx, it is designed specifically to take advantage of dramatic and spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, East River, and Whitestone & Throgs Neck Bridges. The course is truly a piece of art
Named one of the top 100 golf resorts by Golf Magazine, the Woodstock Country Club is a challenging, 18-hole masterpiece surrounded by lush hillsides and unspoiled Vermont landscapes.
The Highland Course has the distinction of being in the top ten in the State of Vermont by Golf Digest. The course features spectacular panoramic views and a combination of gently rolling and elevated, tree-lined fairways, along with rock walls and bunkers.
The Golf Club at Equinox provides the best Vermont golf has to offer with a world-class golf course adjacent to the The Equinox Resort & Spa. The famed par-71, golf course is nestled in a valley between two mountain ranges. The views are stunning and the course is challenging for golfers of all skill levels.
2018 Greencard Golf Holidays USA Event: Travel Details
There are direct flights from the UK to New York. This route is served by several airlines including Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Delta and American Airlines.
You can fly into either JFK or Newark airports and transfer directly to the hotel. Although Newark is actually across the river in New Jersey it is often the easiest airport to fly into to get into the city. The transfer gives you the chance to see the skyline before you go through the Holland Tunnel and emerge in the heart of the city.
2018 Greencard Golf Holidays USA Event: Itinerary
22 September 2018 Check in to Hilton Midtown, New York City for four nights
23 September 2018 Day at Leisure
24 September 2018 Play Ferry Point Golf Course – Team Game
25 September 2018 Day at Leisure – Additional Golf can be arranged
26 September 2018 Check in to the Woodstock Inn, Vermont for five nights
27 September 2018 Play Woodstock – Round One
28 September 2018 Day at Leisure
29 September 2018 Play Quechee – Round Two
30 September 2018 Day at Leisure
1 October 2018 Check in to the Equinox Resort, Vermont for four nights
2 October 2018 Play Equinox – Round Three
3 October 2018 Day at Leisure
4 October 2018 Play Equinox – Round Four
5 October 2018 Depart – End of Tour
PLEASE NOTE: Additional nights and golf can be arranged subject to availability and relevant supplements.
2018 Greencard Golf Holidays USA Event: Dates & Prices
Dates: 22 September – 4 October 2018
Non Golfer: £2429.00
Single Supplement £1495.00
*Please Note: International flights are not included in these prices. Final package prices are subject to change please contact us on +44 (0)1249 821507 for details.