Legend has it that golf dates back to the time of Julius Caesar, but the modern game originated in Scotland in the 1600s. Golf has endured the test of time and is still a game of choice. More than 24 million Americans play golf every year. It’s no wonder. Some of the best golf destinations are in North America. A day out on the greens offers exercise, fresh air and a fun dose of competition. Whether a weekend getaway or weeklong intensive, a golf package is a stress-free vacation for groups, couples, solo travelers and families.