Top 20 Premier San Diego Golf Courses.
San Diego has become one of the premier golf markets in the world. Known for its beaches, weather, and amazing attractions like the Gas Lamp District, Zoo, LegoLand, and Coronado Island, San Diego is a once-in-a-lifetime place to visit and play golf.
Of course, Torrey Pines Golf Course is a bucket list golf course for every golfer. The Torrey Pines South and North golf courses are both host of the PGA’s Farmers Insurance Open in January. The South course is also host of the 2008 and 2021 US Open.
There is also the world-renowned Aviara Golf Club (home of the LPGA Kia Classic) and the La Costa Golf Courses (host of 37 past PGA events). In addition, Maderas Golf Club is a Top 100 golf course that many consider the best in San Diego. A few local favorites are the Rancho Bernardo Inn, Encinitas Ranch, Singing Hills, and Steele Canyon. Plus, we have exclusive access to many upscale private clubs in the Rancho Santa Fe area of San Diego.
Address: 11480 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
Price Range: $318-$373
Torrey Pines South Course is the host of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open Championships. The South is the more challenging of the two golf courses at 7,800 yards long. Golfers may also enjoy the view of hang gliders and paragliders soaring around and hovering at the edge of the cliffs on the south end of the course.
Address: 11480 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
Price Range: $236-$271
Home of the PGA’s Farmers Insurance Open, the Torrey Pines North Course was renovated in 2016 by Tom Weiskopf. The North Course is easier and less expensive than the South. Many golfers believe it is more picturesque than the South with the back nine finishing on along the ocean.
Address: 7447 Batiquitos Drive, Carlsbad, CA
Price Range: $230-$305
The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort hosts the LPGA JTBC Classic every March. This is our 2nd most popular golf course after Torrey Pines. It is located in Carlsbad, CA in golf mecca - the place of Titleist, TaylorMade, and Callaway golf headquarters.
Address: 100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad, CA
Price Range: $215-$235
Host of 37 past PGA Tour Events. The Omni La Costa is a legend in golf history, and is one of the nation’s top-ranked golf destinations. This 36 spectacular holes of golf is located in Carlsbad, CA. Follow in the footsteps of the PGA’s finest players.
Address: 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego, CA
Price Range: $120-$170
The Rancho Bernardo Inn (RBI to locals) was recently completely renovated. This 18-Hole championship golf course has hosted both PGA and LPGA events. Plan to stay after your round to eat. RBI has the best after round food setting in the county.
Address: 3199 Stonefield Drive, Jamul, CA
Price Range: $150-$175
This semi-private, 27 hole course was designed by Gary Player. 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.
Address: 3007 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA
Price Range: $89-$99
Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan Casino offers 54 award-winning holes of golf including two Championship courses. Singing Hills is a locals favorite. If you want to play some great golf and visit a casino afterwards, this is the place for you.
Address: 1150 Fashion Valley Road, San Diego, CA
Price Range: $79-$89
This 27 hole golf course was once the site of the historic 1950's San Diego Open. It is the best located golf course in San Diego which is conveniently located in Mission Valley just minutes away from downtown San Diego.
Address: 44501 Rainbow Canyon, Temecula, CA
Price Range: $90-$110
Temecula Creek Golf Club is a Southern California classic. Each nine of the championship 27 hole course has its own unique character. They received the coveted Four Star rating from Golf Digest Places to Play.
Address: 5800 The Crossings Drive, Carlsbad, CA
Price Range: $99-$115
The Crossings at Carlsbad Golf Course is one of the newest golf courses in San Diego. It took nearly 20 years and $60 million to build on the hills of Carlsbad with beautiful ocean and coastal views. It is located across the street from LegoLand.
Address: 1275 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA
Price Range: $95-$115
Encinitas Ranch is one of the few courses in California that is located on magnificent bluffs and has a constant view of the ocean throughout the golf course. One of the easier golf courses in San Diego, so you are sure to have your best round here.
Address: 2000 Visalia Row, Coronado, CA
Price Range: $111-$118
The Coronado Golf Course is located on the historic Coronado Island near the Hotel Del Coronado. It is rated as one of the best public golf courses in the nation. It has unbelievable views of iconic Coronado Bay Bridge and downtown San Diego.
Address: 925 San Pasqual Road, Escondido, CA
Price Range: $54-$74
The Vineyard Golf Club is arguably the best municipal golf course in San Diego after Torrey Pines. The course's scenic layout winds through acres of flourishing wetlands on the front nine and wine vineyards on the back nine.
Address: 2375 Clubhouse Drive, Chula Vista, CA
Price Range: $110-$150
This Ted Robinson-designed championship golf course, features four different tee settings and impressive views of nearby Mt. Miguel. It is San Diego’s southernmost golf course, but still only 25 minutes from downtown.
Address: 16422 N. Woodson Drive, Ramona, CA
Price Range: $55-$80
A true target-style design that captures the rugged natural setting of the San Diego. Golfers of all abilities will find Mt. Woodson to be a unique golfing experience. Mt Woodson is one of the best valued golf courses in San Diego.
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