The Good Life

Sea Island, Georgia

Sea Island, a golfer’s dream vacation.
By Larry Olmsted | From CBS Sunday Morning, May/June 2020
Sea Island, Georgia
Photo/Andy Anderson
Every golfer—from the tour pro to the 20-handicap duffer—wants to play better. And few places are better suited to combining world-class improvement with a luxury vacation than Sea Island, Georgia. It’s the only golf resort with two five-star hotels—the Lodge and the Cloisters—along with a five-star spa and restaurant, the Georgian Room. But the venerable 90-year-old resort, host to a G-8 Summit, countless U.S. presidents as well as royalty, is not resting on its plush laurels. The current owner Philip Anschutz has been pouring money into enhancements, especially the resort’s prodigious golf offerings. Home to the RSM Classic, a PGA Tour event, Sea Island has three …
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