Considered by many to be a game for gentlepeople, golf often lifts its greats from other delicate sports, such as croquet or competitive wine-glass stacking. Display a careful touch with today's Groupon: for $39, you get 18 holes of golf, a cart rental, and a bag of range balls (up to a $145 value) at Silverstone Golf Club.
Silverstone Golf Club positions players within a lush, palm-dotted oasis amid sweeping mountain views. Cruise from green to scenic green on a cart while soaking in the sun, sizing up the course, and avoiding stomach-tempting sandwich traps. Drivers can swing for distance by catapulting a bag of balls into the verdant beyond on the course's driving range, great for pre-tee-time practice or exulting in victory postgame. Silverstone Golf Club preserves its elegant and orderly atmosphere by requiring reservations and proper golfing attire.
Silverstone Golf Club
Silverstone Golf Club swathes the desert sands with three distinct 9-hole golf courses—the Mountain, Valley, and Desert—each dotted with palm trees and surrounded by sweeping mountain views. The longest of the three, at a distance of 3,599 yards from the back tees, the Mountain course boasts one of the club’s most memorable holes: the third—a 653-yard par 5 that doglegs to the left at the end, hiding its bashful green behind a vast pond. Measuring in at 3,398 yards, the Valley course is the shortest of the three but still packs plenty of tricks and novel designs, including the finishing hole, which butts up close to a water hazard along the right side to make each shot a possible splash and each journey down the fairway a struggle against urges to skinny dip. Two back-to-back right doglegs present players with a unique start to the Desert course, a 3,560-yard masterpath hemmed by grizzled sands. Carts equipped with GPS technology help clubbers navigate the 27-hole complex, informing them about their distance from upcoming greens and hazards.