We can come up with a myriad reasons why staying home suits us just fine – traffic, weather, too many people. If we had a golf hole or two in the backyard then you could certainly add that to the list of becoming the ultimate homebody.
Take a gander at some of our brethren who got serious about the sport and made some arrangements to bring the game to them whenever they want to work on their stroke. And while it’s been said that gambling is illegal at Bushwood, we’re pretty sure it’s all fair game at these very private “clubs.”
We know the Texas Rangers’ Adrian Beltre can swing for the fences (413 career home runs and counting). His former house here in southern California left the new owner with quite the course.
MLB Hall-of-Famer John Smoltz has plenty of room at his pad in Ball Ground, Georgia. Nine different tees and three greens mix things up to avoid any boredom. Unbelievable.
Phil Mickelson’s former home in Rancho Santa Fe (San Diego) gave him time to putt and work on his short game while navigating the ultimate water hazard.
Tiger Woods’ newest home in Jupiter, Florida pretty much has everything covered.
Up the coast from Woods is Vijay Singh’s Ponte Vedra Beach property.
The president of Vornado Realty, Mike Fascitelli, is the proud owner of this stunning par 3 hole at his Guilford, Conn., home. This hole features five tees, including two out in Long Island Sound.