updated 6/5/2009 11:36:44 AM ET 2009-06-05T15:36:44

Perks include museum tickets, discounts on rounds of golf, and resort credits—just in time for a Father's Day getaway.

Phoenix, from $59 per room per night
The Legacy Golf Resort is offering 25 percent off food and beverages (including alcoholic ones) at the resort's restaurants and pool bar and 25 percent off greens fees. The 18-hole course has views of downtown Phoenix. Rates start at $59 per room per night for a studio with a king bed; upgrade to a one-bedroom condo for $89 per night.

When: Through Sept. 7, 2009.

Book by: June 11, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 12 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Note that you have to book through Shell Hospitality's Hot Deals Blog. Greens fees start at $19 after the discount.

Contact: 866/729-7182, shellhospitality.com.

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Bridgewater, N.J., from $89 per room per night
The Links and Legends package at the Bridgewater Marriott includes accommodations, one complimentary admission to the United States Golf Association Museum (a $7 value), a 10 percent discount at the USGA shop, and access to Fiddler's Elbow Country Club (normally members only). The hotel has two restaurants and is about eight miles from the museum. Rates start at $89 per room per night.

When: Through Nov. 15, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 15 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Weekend check-in required (Friday through Sunday). Greens fees are an additional $95 to $110 per 18 holes of golf.

Contact: 888/887-7869, marriott.com.

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St. Augustine, from $119 per room per night
The Beat the Recession package at the Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village includes accommodations and a $25 credit per night. The credit can be used toward dining or golf at either of the resort's two championship courses. The hotel is right next to the World Golf Hall of Fame and just completed a $10 million renovation, which included remodeling the 301 guest rooms and suites. Rates start at $119 per room per night, or $238 for the required two-night stay.

When: Through Dec. 31, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 11 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Requires a two-night stay.

Contact: 888/740-7020, worldgolfrenaissance.com.

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Washington, D.C., from $129 per room per night
The Golf in the City package at the Liaison Capitol Hill includes accommodations, plus a 50 percent discount on club rentals and a range token at East Potomac Park Golf Course. Club rentals start at $4.50 with the discount, while a range token, good for 50 golf balls, starts at $3 with the discount. Similar packages are available at the Affinia Chicago, starting at $149 per room per night (including membership privileges at Chicago Park District Golf and a complimentary game of mini golf with the purchase of one) and at the five Affinia New York City hotels, starting at $169 per room per night (includes membership privileges at Chelsea Piers and a free club rental, a $4 value). Rates in D.C. start at $129 per room per night.

When: Ongoing.

Details: Does not include taxes of 15 percent. Based on single or double occupancy (but note that membership privileges only apply to one person per reservation).

Contact: 202/638-1616, affinia.com.

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Naples, Fla., from $149 per room per night
The Summer Value Rate at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club includes accommodations, complimentary greens fees at the resort's championship golf course (a $134 value), two reserved beach chairs, unlimited tennis, access to the resort's spa and fitness center (which includes a whirlpool, a sauna, and a steam room), valet parking, afternoon tea and cookies daily, and complimentary morning activities for children ages 5 to 12 at the Beach Klub 4 Kids. You save about 20 percent off normal rates and get the package add-ons, which would normally cost about $40 per person per day. Rates start at $149 per room per night.

When: Through Sept. 30, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 10 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Note that there is a $25 per person golf cart fee.

Contact: 800/455-1546, naplesbeachhotel.com.

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Atlantic City, from $199 per room per night
The 2 Nights and 2 Rounds Package includes accommodations at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott, breakfast daily, and two rounds of golf, one at Mays Landing Golf & Country Club and another at Golf at The Links at Brigantine Beach. You also get lunch at Mays Landing and a buy one, get one free steak dinner at nearby Pistol Pete's Steakhouse. Rates start at $199 per room per night.

When: Through June 30, 2009.

Details: All taxes and greens fees included. Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Based on midweek stays; weekend rates might be slightly higher.

Contact: 800/465-3222, atlanticcitynj.com.

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Las Vegas, from $209 per room per night
The His or Hers Getaway at The Signature at MGM Grand includes accommodations in a one-bedroom suite, champagne and strawberries or popcorn and a bucket of beer upon arrival, four poolside cocktails, four passes to Studio 54, a $25 golf credit at a nearby golf course, and 25 percent off a treatment at the hotel's spa. Rates start at $209 per room per night, or $418 for the required two-night stay.

When: Ongoing.

Details: Does not include taxes of 9 percent or a $20 per night resort fee. Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Requires a two-night stay. Use promo code HISHER09. The golf course selection will depend on time of booking.

Contact: 877/727-0007, signaturemgmgrand.com.

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