Enjoy golfing at San Diego golf courses. San Diego has the ideal weather for golf 365 days a year. With more than 90 championship golf courses located here, you have many public courses to choose from.
Green fees are generally lower Monday through Thursday. Many San Diego golf courses have special twillight rates and residents usually enjoy reduced rates.
Arrowood Golf Course
Address: 5201A Village Dr., Oceanside, CA 92057
Designer: Ted Robinson, Jr.
Located 35 miles north of downtown San Diego, Arrowood is a beautiful course!
Aviara at Four Seasons
Address: 7447 Batiquitos Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Designer: Arnold Palmer
The Aviara at Four Seasons is a luxurious golf resort located 35 miles north of downtown San Diego. It overlooks the Gatiquitos Lagoon in Carlsbad. It's a gorgeous golf course with breathtaking ocean views.
Balboa Park Golf Course
Address: 2600 Golf Course Drive, San Diego, CA 92102
Telephone: (619) 570-1234
Designer: William Bell
Balboa Park Golf Course is located near downtown San Diego in the heart of Balboa Park. The championship 18-hole course overlooks the San Diego skyline, San Diego Harbor, with the ocean in the background. Reservations are difficult to get as the green fees are quite reasonable.
Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club
Address: 14050 Carmel Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92128
Designer: Ron Fream
Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is a semi-private course that is open to the public. Located 25 miles from San Diego it's an mpeccable golf course with panoramic views.
Coronado Municipal Golf Course
Address: 2000 Visalia Row, Coronado, CA 92118
Telephone: (619) 435-3121
Designer: Jack Daray
This well maintained municipal course with its gorgeous views of downtown San Diego along with the reasonable green fees makes this an extremely popular golf course. It's difficult to get a time play this course unless you are a local familiar with the unique lottery system used.
Eagle Crest Golf Club
Address: 1656 Cloverdale Road, Escondido, CA 92027
Designer: Par: Eagle Crest Golf Club is nestled in the San Pasqual Valley 40 miles northeast of San Diego. This 18-hole championship course is located on a wildlife preserve.
Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
Address: 1275 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024
Designer: Gary Bickler
The Encinitas Ranch Golf Course is located 35 miles north of downtown Sandiego and is known for its dramatic coastal view elevation changes. Golfers enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, flowering fields, and gorgeous course.
La Costa Golf Resort & Spa
Address: Costa del Mar Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Designer: Dick Wilson
La Costa is a luxurious golf resort that has long been a destination for celebrities. There are two sensational PGA 18-hole golf courses, tennis, 7 swimming pools, restaurants, and water slides. La Costa Golf Resort is located 30 miles north of San Diego.
Maderas Golf Club
Address: 17750 Old Coach Rd., Poway, CA 92064
Telephone: 858- 451-8100
Designer: Johnny Miller & Robert Muir Graves
Rated the top San Diego golf course by Zagat for three years in a row.
Mission Trails Golf Course
Address: 7380 Golfcrest Place, San Diego, CA 92119
Designer: William F. Bell
Mission Trails Golf Course is an 18-hole course located 20 minutes from downtown San Diego. This golf course is a scenic course with mountain, lake, and canyon views.
Pala Mesa Resort
Address: 2001 Old Highway 395, Fallbrook, CA 92028
Designer: Dick Rossen
Pala Mesa is lovely resort complete with an 18-hole championship golf course, spa, and restaurant located in northern San Diego County. You'll love this beautiful course with its mountain views, lush green fairways lined with trees and flowering plants.
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Address: 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego, CA 92128
Designer: William F. Bell
Rancho Bernardo Inn is an AAA Four Diamond golf resort. In addition to a championship golf course you can enjoy this upscale resort complete with deluxe rooms, spa, and award winning restaurant.
Riverwalk Golf Course
Address: 1150 Fashion Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Telephone: (619) 29-4653
Designer: Ted Robinson, Sr.
Riverwalk Golf Course is centrally located 15 miles from downtown San Diego in the Mission Valley/Hotel Circle area. There are 27 hole that meander along the San Diego River. Thereare also four lakes and a waterfall.
Carlton Oaks Country Club
Address: 9200 Inwood Drive, Santee, CA 92071
Designer: Perry Dye
Phil Mickelson grew up playing this course. The Lodge at Carlton Oaks offers accommodations for a reasonably priced golf getaway 20 miles from downtown San Diego.
Steele Canyon Golf Club
Address: 3199 Stonefield Drive, Jamul, CA 91935
Designer: Gary Player
Steele Canyon Golf Club is located 20 miles east of downtown San Diego and consists of three nine-hole courses with one nine winding its way through an actual working ranch.
Sycuan Golf Resort & Casino
Address: 3007 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA 92019
Designer: Ted Robinson
Sycuan is located 25 miles northeast of downtown San Diego. Owned by the Sycuan Tribal Development Corporation, this is a popular golf course associated with a resort and casino a few miles up the road from the course.
Torrey Pines Golf Course
Address: 11480 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037
Telephone: (858) 570-1234
Designer: Originally designed by William F. Bell and redesigned in 2001 by Rees Jones
Torrey Pines Golf Course is located 20 minutes north of downtown San Diego overlooking the spectacular San Diego coastline. There are two 18-hole courses. Both courses are played by PGA Tour professionals at the Buick Invitation every winter. This is an extremely popular course. Recommendations should be made in advance.