Road trips from Southern California: Utah
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St. George, Utah( Ron Cobb / McClatchy-Tribune )
Distance: 389 one-way
Lush greens set amid black lava rocks and red sandstone cliffs make St. George one of the more scenic desert golf destinations in the country. But there's another equally alluring draw: the value.
The economic downturn and an abundance of high-quality courses within a 20-minute radius of this southern Utah community have helped make it an increasingly popular and affordable golfing getaway.
-- Matt Lait
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