Eight hours is pretty short, but would make for a perfect day at a very nice Golf Course, and there are many with immense beauty and wonderful scenery in this country.
If money were no object, I would suggest Pebble Beach.
Very similar experience at Half Moon Bay
for less money.
Chiefnj2: "Sure it's hard to do, that's why you need an elite QB. Just like its hard to lead your team to a victory from a 4 score deficit. Some guys can do it, others get traded to the Chiefs."