California's Alisal Ranch designs golf packages February 05, 2001 Share 1 -- SOLVANG, Calif. -- Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort offers golf vacations with a Western flavor. The telephone-and-television-free Western retreat has two 18-hole golf courses in addition to a horseback riding program, hiking terrain, canoeing, kayaking, tennis and wine tastings.Alisal features several packages that cater to beginner, intermediate or serious golfers.The Alisal Golf Classic is a three-night package that features unlimited play, greens fees, use of golf carts, complimentary range balls and prizes.The package also includes tennis, horseback riding, swimming and lake activities. All meals, cocktail receptions and entertainment are included.The rate, valid for bookings through May 1, is $1,850 per couple, including tax and service charges. A Golf Classic program is scheduled for Oct. 7 to 10.Midweek packages also can be arranged for groups of 10 or more for play from November to March.The Alisal Golf Academy package is for intermediate or experienced golfers seeking to improve their game.Golfers can play at their choice of ranch or river courses, with two days of instruction by a PGA professional.The plan features unlimited golf and use of golf carts, range balls and all meals. The package rate, valid through May 1, is $1,850 per couple, including tax and service charges.The package requires a minimum of six people and is available midweek from November through March.A three-night golf package designed for women features a three-day clinic led by LPGA professional Pam Moore.The Spikes & Spurs Golf Adventures for Women plan includes accommodations, greens fees, range balls, use of golf carts, all meals, wine with dinners, nightly cocktail receptions and entertainment.The plan also features a welcome basket, an in-room massage, a wine-tasting tour, horseback riding, fishing and tennis. The rate is $947.50 per person, including tax and service charges. A session is scheduled for April 22 to 26.The plan is also available for groups of six or more from November through March. Packages pay 10% commission.For more details, call (800) 4-ALISAL; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.alisal.com.