‘Northern California where the girls are warm’ sang the Steve Miller Band in their famous hit Rock’n Me.

While we couldn’t possibly comment on the (rather fetching) ladies of the region, we can give you the complete picture on the superlative golfing vacations on offer.

In the space of a dozen days we follow incredible coastal roads and head off the beaten track to play a score of courses all with their own allure and idiosyncrasies.

The weather is usually great, the views are often sublime, and the hospitality is something else. Our biggest challenge on the fairways? Trying not to smile. Read more…