Golfing San Diego
Golf Digest named San Diego “One of the Top 50 Golf Destinations in the World” and it should come as no surprise. We have over 90 courses located throughout the San Diego region, from seaside settings to desert mountains to inland valleys. With a wide range of courses and golf friendly hotels in San Diego, there is a course for every type of golfer and a range of greens fees that will fit every budget. Check out these popular golf courses in San Diego.
11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Perhaps the most popular golf course in San Diego is the Torrey Pines Golf Course. This world renowned course features breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and is home to the Farmer’s Invitational PGA TOUR event. Torrey Pines has been ranked the “best” place to golf in a readers poll with the San Diego Union-Tribune and San Diego Magazine, as well as one of the top ten golf courses in San Diego County according to Golf Industry Online. Torrey Pines is the only municipal course in the “best course” listing for the state and features two championship 18-hole golf courses which are open to the public.
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92009-6899
A close second to Torrey Pines is the 400-acre La Costa Resort and Spa which features 36 holes of golf, 21 tennis courts, four restaurants, two lounges and its world-renowned spa. La Costa’s award-winning courses are located just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego which makes it a great destination for your next San Diego golf vacation.
2702 N. Mission Bay Dr.
San Diego, CA 92109
What San Diego vacation would be complete without a few rounds of golf at the Mission Bay Golf Course. The Mission Bay Golf Course in San Diego is home to an 18-hole exectutive course located in the heart of America’s Finest City. It is also the only San Diego golf course with night lighting.
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA 92040
Blending beautifully with the natural landscape of San Diego’s rolling foothills is Barona Creek Golf Club. Ranked 5th best public-access course in California and 5th best resort golf course in California by Golfweek, Barona Creek Golf Club offers one of California’s most inviting golf experiences. But don’t let the gorgeous setting lull you from focusing on your game, because this challenging course is as tough as the rugged terrain that surrounds it.
Barona Creek Golf Club offers five sets of tees to accommodate players of all abilities and provides a formidable challenge for all. The championship layout from the Black Tees boasts a course rating of 74.5 and 139 slope which has already tested the world’s best, and earned Barona Creek Golf Club a ranking as one of California’s top courses, in good company with Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, and Pasatiempo.
17750 Old Coach Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
One of Southern California’s premiere golf destinations, Maderas Golf Club is quietly tucked away amidst the gentle rolling hills of North San Diego, just minutes from downtown. Designed by Johnny Miller and Robert Muir Graves, Maderas offers a unique combination of golf strategy and design mastery, while taking the concept of upscale golf to exhilarating levels.
14455 Penasquitos Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
An 18 hole golf course that has a short game practice area and pro-shop. Both golf and tennis lessons available by professionals at the Doubletree Golf course.
7100 Aviara Resort Drive,
Carlsbad, California, 92011
The Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Course is the only San Diego golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and provides an ocean view along with an elegant Spanish Colonial clubhouse for the comfort and class that you’d expect to find in Carlsbad.