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San Diego County Public Golf Courses

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Public Golf Courses in San Diego


City of San Diego Golf Courses

Admiral Baker Golf Course
Located in Mission Gorge, the Admiral Baker Golf Course is centrally located and easily accessible from Interstates 8 and 15. Two 18-hole courses are available at Admiral Baker along with a beautiful new clubhouse and golf shop.

Balboa Park Golf Course
Facilities include: An 18-hole golf course and a 9-hole executive golf course, driving range, practice putting greens, coffee shop and half-way house. The Golf Shop offers golf merchandise for sale and the rental of clubs, hand and power golf carts. The Professional Golf staff offers group and individual golf lessons.

Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club
Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is one of the premier semi-private golf clubs in the greater San Diego area. The 6,400 yard course meanders through an upscale residential community, presenting the golfer with panoramic mountain views.

Castle Creek Golf Course
Come to play at one of the most traditional, scenic Southern California golf courses. Located in beautiful San Diego North County, Castle Creek Golf Course is a PGA approved, eighteen-hole championship golf course that offers you all that a 5-star Southern California golf course offers, at the right price.

Colina Park Golf Course
The 18-hole "Colina Park" course at the Colina Park Golf Course facility in San Diego, California features 1,252 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 54. Colina Park golf course opened in 1956.

Doubletree Golf Resort San Diego
Our contemporary hideaway in the foothills of the Black Mountains features a challenging, Arnold Palmer-managed 18-hole, par 72 golf course, a putting green and short game practice facility.

Mission Bay Golf Course
The Mission Bay Golf Course and Driving Range has been a long time favorite golf course for locals. It is where Tiger Woods won a Junior World title and where one can still golf next to Phil Mickelson on occasion. An estimated 100,000 rounds of golf are played at Mission Bay each year.

Mt. Woodson Golf Club
Set amidst ancient towering oaks, huge granite boulders and sparkling lakes, Mt. Woodson Golf Club features the perfect combination of world-class golf, recreation and meeting facilities. With breathtaking mountain and valley views, this classic design offers challenging play in one of the region’s most dramatic golf course settings.

Oaks North Golf Club
With the variety of three distinct nines, Oaks North Golf Course offers the finest executive golf in California. The course has a natural beauty complete with mature oak trees and water features. In addition, it is meticulously maintained to present golfers with lush fairways and true greens.

Presidio Hills Golf Course
This is a par 3 "pitch and putt" course. It is the second oldest course in San Diego and the host of the Junior World of Golf Tournament. The clubhouse is a historical adobe building. The only clubs allowed on the course are 9 irons, wedges, and putters.

Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course
A peaceful valley backdrop complete with tree-lined fairways is home to the AAA Four Diamond Rancho Bernardo Inn and the 18-hole championship Resort Course. As the only golf course in San Diego to have hosted both PGA and LPGA events, the Resort Course is now sought out by golfers of all levels.

Riverwalk Golf Club
Steeped in a rich tradition of golf legends past, Riverwalk Golf Club offers a classic golfing experience like no other. Formerly known as the Stardust Country Club, the course entertained a myriad of golf's legends while hosting the PGA tour during the 50s and 60s.

Sail Ho Golf Course
In 1925, the Sail Ho Golf Course was constructed as a four-hole golf course. It was originally built as part of a continuing program of physical fitness and well being included in recruit training. Over time, the course was expanded several times into its current layout, a nine-hole short distance course.

San Diego Naval Station Golf Course
For the golfer who is interested in a quick game, the Naval Station Golf Course at 32nd Street is an executive nine-hole par three course with a lighted driving range.

Sea 'N Air Golf Course
The Sea ‘N Air Golf Course boasts scenic views of the ocean, Coronado’s beautiful beaches and the San Diego shoreline. Enjoy these beautiful views as you play this 18-hole course onboard Naval Air Station North Island.

Tecolote Canyon Golf Course
Definitely one of the better executive courses in the city. Note that you can't really play only 9 holes here. The front 9 send you out into the canyon and the back 9 brings you back home. A nice track that's well worth the money - which isn't much to begin with. Replay the 18 for half price!

University City Village Golf
The 9-hole "University City Village" course at the University City Village Golf Course facility in San Diego, California features all the hallmarks of California golf. University City Village golf course opened in 1972.

Other San Diego Area Golf Courses

Bonita California
Bonita Golf Course
Come and enjoy a day of golf here at Bonita Golf Course with your group, company, or family!

Bonsall California
San Luis Rey Downs Golf Course
A magnificent 6,750 yard championship eighteen hole golf course layout winds through the heart of the San Luis Rey River Valley. From the elevated first tee to the rising par five finishing hole, our inspiring par 72 course has a genuine, natural appeal to every golfer's instincts, whatever their handicap.

Borrego Springs California
Borrego Springs Resort Golf Course
Three 9-hole courses; The Palms, Desert Willow and Mesquite, offer golfers of all playing ability the challenges of undulating fairways, vast bunkers and five lakes. With an average of 6,760 yards per 18-holes and four sets of tees to choose from, the Cary Bickler designed courses create an exceptional golfing experience for all of our guests.

Rams Hill Resort Golf Course
Rams Hill Country Club has been annual host to the California Amateur Qualifying Tournament & US Open Qualifying Tournament. A Four Star property according to Golf Digest, the Rams Hill Championship golf course is an extra-ordinary course. This spectacular Ted Robinson 18 hole designed public course has "bent grass" greens, seven sparkling lakes, impressive waterfalls, 57 bunkers, thousands of trees and breath taking views.

Roadrunner Golf Club
The RoadRunner Club Golf Course is a beautiful, well-maintained and challenging 18-hole, par-3 golf course offering excellent opportunities for golfers of all skill levels to enjoy and improve their game.

Camp Pendleton California
Camp Pendleton Marine Memorial Golf Course
This scenic par 72 course is nestled amongst the foothills at the end of Windmill Canyon Rd. Relaxation is par-for-the-course at Marine Memorial Golf Course!

Carlsbad California
Four Seasons Resort Aviara Golf Club
Honoured with Golf Magazine's 2004 Gold Medal Resorts Award and #18 on Golf Digest's Top 75 Golf Resorts, Four Seasons Resort Aviara Golf Club offers one of the finest golf facilities available in southern California. Aviara's memorable 18-hole coastal layout was designed by Arnold Palmer. The 7,007-yard, par-72 course is sculpted around the natural topography, with water hazards positioned as visual extensions of the lagoon.

La Costa Golf Resort
The two PGA Championship 18 hole golf courses are both beautiful and traditional in design. Both courses challenge golfers shotmaking ability, both off the tee, and around the greens. Four sets of tees provide a golf course length for all players to enjoy.

Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course
Located in beautiful Carlsbad, California, just 30 miles North of San Diego, Rancho Carlsbad offers "something for everyone." This course has the perfect mix of family golf in a wonderful setting. Boasting one of the best junior programs in North County, the facilities also include a short game practice area and driving range.

Chula Vista California
Salt Creek Golf Club

EastLake Country Club Golf Course
EastLake Country Club is South Bay's premier golf destination. This 18-hole, par 72 Ted Robinson-designed championship golf course features challenges for all levels of players. The course challenges include six lakes, three with waterfalls, 72 sandtraps, and well-manicured bent grass greens.

Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course
The 18-hole "Chula Vista" course at the Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course facility in Bonita, California features 6,759 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 73.

Coronado California
Coronado Municipal Golf Course
Opened in 1957, Coronado Municipal Golf Course continues to reign as one of the finest public golf courses in Southern California. We received a 2006 - Ten out of Ten Rating by San Diego Union Tribune. We have an 18-hole, par 72 course with wide, inviting fairways, and always immaculately manicured greens. Coronado Golf Course offers dramatic views of the Coronado Bridge, Hotel Del Coronado, and the San Diego Bay.

Del Mar California
The Grand Golf Club Del Mar
The rolling greens of The Grand Golf Club, San Diego’s only Tom Fazio designed golf course, surround The Grand Del Mar, the new luxury golf resort and residential enclave. Spectacular fairways wind through the lush valleys of Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, which is kissed with fresh coastal breezes and immersed in San Diego’s sun-drenched, idyllic climate.

El Cajon
Cottonwood Ivanhoe and Monte Vista Golf Courses in Rancho San Diego
Cottonwood Golf Club has been one of San Diego's premier golf destinations since it first opened in 1962. The rolling hills of San Diego's East County are the magnificent backdrop for 36 holes of championship golf. Two 18-hole courses wind through large groves of cottonwood trees offering scenic beauty and a challenge to every level of golfer.

Sycuan Resort Golf
Sycuan Resort and Casino boasts some of the best golf in Southern California. With two championship 18 hole courses, and a fun 18 hole par 3 course, Sycuan offers something for every golfer from beginner to expert. The courses are always lush and perfectly maintained, and the beautiful setting makes for an easy escape away from the real world.

Encinitas California
Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
Encinitas Ranch offers 18 championship holes in a unique setting carved from a magnificent sweep of bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Golfers are greeted by the wide, forgiving fairways of the front nine, but will find the back nine requiring precise tee shots for lower scores. Dramatic elevation changes add excitement to an already challenging course, while four sets of tees accommodate golfers of all levels.

Escondido California
Eagle Crest Golf Club
For San Diego Golf, there is no finer than Eagle Crest Golf Club. Eagle Crest Golf Club offers a spectacular setting that abounds with San Diego's natural beauty. In addition to the wildlife preserve that winds through secluded San Pasqual Valley of San Diego County, the course incorporates wildflowers, waterfalls and eight lakes into a challenging, striking design, quickly branding Eagle Crest Golf Club as one of San Diego 's finest golf venues.

Meadow Lake Golf Club
As one of North San Diego County’s best-kept secrets, Meadow Lake Golf Club encompasses an amazing piece of property. Sculpted through rolling hills and majestic century old oak trees, Meadow Lake offers breath taking panoramic views of the San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountain ranges. Native chaparral, oak trees and impressive boulders line our lush fairways and roughs.

The Vineyard at Escondido
The Vineyard at Escondido's par-70, David Rainville designed course measures 6,531 yards from the blue tees. The scenic layout winds through acres of verdant wetlands with stunning mountain backdrops. Lush, rolling fairways meander peacefully along wildlife preserves, grape vineyards and beautiful lakes. Water is in abundance with five lakes lending an ever-present element of danger.

Welk Resort Oak’s Golf Course
The 18-hole Oaks par three course is a non-intimidating, yet challenging golf course. The Oaks is lined with beautiful 100 year-old oak trees, scenic fairways and superb greens. Great for families, guests wanting to improve their short game, and beginners of all ages.

Welk Resort Fountains Golf Course
The Fountains is an 18-hole course rated as one of the top ten courses to play in San Diego County. Built on 600 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, the Fountains Golf Course measures over 4,000 yards from the tournament tee markers, posing a challenge to even the low handicap golfer. Yet the resort tee markers provide a relaxing and enjoyable experience for all skill levels.

Fallbrook California
Fallbrook Golf Club
Situated in beautiful Gird Valley, Fallbrook Golf Club offers a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Our regulation-length, par-72 golf course is accented by mature trees, including native Live Oak, Sycamore and Eucalyptus. Well manicured, strategically placed greens, and sand and water on many holes, add to the enjoyment of your round.

Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course
The Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course is one of Southern California's most challenging golf courses. This beautifully manicured 18-hole, Par 72, championship course accented with magnificent oaks, sycamores, and elms continues to be recognized as one of the most beautiful golf courses in the San Diego area. Spectacular mountain views provide the backdrop and there are challenges at every turn.

Jamul California
Steele Canyon Golf Club
As one of Southern California's finest golf clubs, Steele Canyon has been awarded Golf Digest's Four Star Rating, one of only three golf clubs so honored in San Diego County. The 27-hole championship course was personally designed by Gary Player with respect and appreciation for the natural beauty of the terrain.

La Jolla California
Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Courses
Torrey Pines boasts two 18-hole golf courses, the North and South Courses. Torrey Pines. The name itself stirs the imagination of golf enthusiasts all over the world. Situated atop cliffs towering above the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, California, golfers marvel at the views of the coastline and deep ravines. Nature lovers can spot wildlife and the famous Torrey Pines trees that are indigenous to the area.

Lakeside California
Barona Creek Golf Course
Blending beautifully with the natural landscape of San Diego's rolling foothills. Barona Creek Golf Club, ranked 78th "Modern Course" in the country, 5th best public-access course in California and 3rd best resort golf course in California by Golfweek, offers one of California’s most inviting golf experiences. But don’t let the gorgeous setting lull you from focus on your game, because this challenging course is as tough as the rugged terrain that surrounds it.

Willowbrook Country Club
If your desire is to enjoy the game of golf in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, look no further than Willow Brook Country Club. We are open to the public and welcome players of all ages, and skill levels - from beginner to accomplished golfer.

La Mesa California
Sun Valley Golf Course

National City California
National City Golf Course
Duffers of all ages are invited to golf the National City Golf Course. The nine-hole course on City property is leased to American Golf, which runs the course for the City. PGA golf pros are available to give lessons.

Oceanside California
Center City Golf Course
The 18-hole "Center City" course at the Center City Golf Course facility in Oceanside, California features all the hallmarks of California golf. Designed by Ludwig Keehn, the Center City golf course opened in 1951.

Emerald Isle Golf Course
Emerald Isle: "North County's Most Challenging Executive Course", is a 2452 yard, par 56, 18 hole public golf course. Located in picturesque City of Oceanside California and serving: Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos as well as the North San Diego County area. The course was designed in 1986 around two natural lakes and accentuates the beauty of the serene beach community of Oceanside.

Oceanside Municipal Golf Course
The Oceanside Municipal Golf Course is a very tight, tree-lined layout. Streams and marshes come into play on 14 holes. The facilities include a lighted driving range, and plenty of short-game practice areas. There is on-site club repair, daily golf schools and specialty golf clinics, as well as individual instruction by PGA and LPGA professionals.

Poway California
Maderas Golf Club
Ranked the #1 golf course in San Diego County and the #6 golf course in California by the 2003, 2004 and 2005 Zagat Survey. Located only 30 minutes from downtown San Diego, Maderas Golf Club is San Diego's leading public golf course and provides the ultimate experience in Southern California to its guests through a combination of superior service and unparalleled playing conditions.

Ramona California
San Vicente Golf Resort
Welcome to the “Valley of The Sun”. Nestled in the rolling hills of Ramona California San Vicente Golf Course is truly a great getaway from the stresses of the city life. Our Championship golf course designed by Ted Robinson offers a challenging 18 holes with a Par 72, measuring in length 5,501 – 6,633 yards. San Vicente is considered to be one of the most scenic greater San Diego golf courses.

Rancho Santa Fe California
Del Mar Golf Course
The Golf Course at Del Mar Country Club promises to keep you coming back. The Course's special location feels like another world. Ambling brooks, fish filled lakes and cascading waterfalls all wind their way through the 18 holes of golf. The fairways and Greens are noted for their impeccable maintenance ensuring Golf at it's finest.

San Marcos California
Lake San Marcos Resort & Country Club
The Lake San Marcos South Course is open to the public 7 A.M until sunset daily. The course will be closed on Christmas day. The South Course is 2,700 yards in length and a par 58. There are 4 par fours and 14 par threes throughout the course.

Twin Oaks Golf Course
The 18-hole championship course at Twin Oaks is a demanding, but fair test for golfers of all levels. The unique course includes three signature water features and plays adjacent to a protected wildlife habitat, adding to an experience that is both challenging and picturesque. Elevation changes combine with quick, undulating greens to create an exciting course of both open and target-oriented holes.

Santee California
Carlton Oaks Golf Course
Carlton Oaks is noted for its 18 hole championship Dye-Designed golf course, however, two practice chipping and putting greens, driving range, and full service pro shop are available to make your visit more pleasant. Group and private golf lessons are available through the Pro Shop by our head PGA Professional.

Vista California
Vista Valley Golf Course
Vista Valley is a championship 18 hole golf course, designed by the world renowned, premier architect, Ted Robinson. Each hole, unique unto itself, is an artful blend of natural and carefully designed man-made challenges. You have the choice of four sets of tees, ensuring a fair test for everyone from the most exceptional golfer to the beginner.

Warner Springs California
Warner Springs Golf Course
Designed by renowned golf course architect David Rainville, the beautifully-maintained Warner Springs Ranch championship course meanders through the western foothills of San Diego's Cuyamaca Mountains at an elevation of 3,000 feet. Picturesque mountain vistas and open grazing lands create the backdrop for a course of uncompromising quality that provides a superb challenge for golfers of any caliber.

San Diego, California