The Best Golf Courses near San Diego

Known for its beaches, parks and warm climates, there is so much to do in San Diego. It's to the renowned San Diego Zoo, numerous art galleries, museums and gardens as well as some great golfing destinations.  Whether you are packing your golf clubs or renting them, here are our top five picks for golf in the San Diego area.

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Coronado Golf Course

If you are looking for a value, there is no better place than this scenic municipal.  It offers a different kind of coastal golf experience where you'll see boats, navy planes and helicopters during your round.  And located only a short drive from downtown across the Coronado Bridge, you'll also be treated to views of the marina, bay and San Diego skyline.

2000 Visalia Row
Coronado, CA 92118

(619) 435-3121


Green Fees:  $22 - $42

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Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club

This luxurious Arnold Palmer course will make you feel like you are playing in the middle of a botanical garden, surrounded by native wildflowers and pretty water features.  The layout features a nice mix of holes, including a memorable downhill on hole eight as well as a tough dogleg that twists around water on the finishing hole.  

7447 Batiquitos Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92009

(760) 603-6914, (760) 603-6900


Green Fees:  Starting at $120

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Maderas Golf Club

This Troon-managed daily fee course is known for superb conditioning and lush desert surroundings.  Even though you aren't on the ocean here, there is no shortage of water on the course, including waterfalls and lakes.  There are also six sets of tees to chose the level of difficulty you like.  

17750 Old Coach Road
Poway, CA 92064

(858) 451-8100

Green Fees:  Contact for more information

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Champions and Legends Courses at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa

Both of these amazing courses are open to public play.  Over the years, both have witnessed some memorable PGA Tour tournaments.  Each course has its own distant look and set of challenges.  While the Legends is spacious and offers tests for a range of abilities, the Champions has tight fairways and stacked bunkering.  Bonus:  It added family tees and was named the number one Family Golf Destination in the country by Golf Digest.  

2100 Costa Del Mar Road
Carlsbad, CA 92009

(760) 438-9111, 1 (800) 854-5000

Green Fees:  Contact for more information

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South Course at Torrey Pines

No golf trip to San Diego is complete without a round at the legendary Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course .  The South Course will require you to bring your A-game and stretches more than 7,600 yards.  With the heavy air and breezes due to its cliff-top oceanside location, it plays even longer.  With the magnificent views and the chance to walk in the footsteps of many famous golfers, it's well worth the price.  You will require some advance planning to obtain a tee time on this coveted golf course.  

11480 N Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

(619) 570-1234, (877) 581-7171, (858) 452-3226

Green Fees:  Contact for more information


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