Internationally known as California’s “Golf Coast,” Orange County perfectly blends challenging golf courses with breathtaking views. With more than 40 championship courses to chose from, many which have been created by top designers and PGA legends such as Jack Nicklaus, Arthur Hills, Tom Fazio and Payne Stewart, a day on the green makes for a great vacation activity.
Check out these blog posts to help you choose which golf course to visit:
Welcoming golfers who love to walk the course. Since the early 1960s, this well-maintained and price-friendly course has become a popular destination for players of all ages - great for golfers of all levels and an excellent location to bring the entire family.
Dad Miller Golf Course has undergone multiple renovations, yet it retains the mature trees in this park-like environment. The course features a lake, with lovely trees surrounding the fairways, and is easily walked. The practice center offers a shaded hitting area, chipping green and is night-lighted. The snack bar, restaurant and cocktail lounge offer a fine compliment to any day’s round of golf. Located at 430 North Gilbert Street in Anaheim, this price-friendly course is just minutes from Disneyland® Resort.
Opened in 1972, Anaheim Hills Golf Course is one of the finest golf courses in Orange County. The Course is nestled snugly into the hills from which it derives its name and offers stunning ridgelines and rolling landscape. The expansive grounds complement the course’s 18-hole, par-71 regulation course layout with meandering creeks and old-growth trees. This course offers a unique experience for any golfer; challenging and serene.
Hidden away in the foothills of Orange County, Coyote Hills is set amongst elegant waterfalls and breathtaking views.
Set along the dramatic bluffs of Southern California, master architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. has fashioned an intriguing layout in the Scottish links tradition on one of the select few oceanfront golf courses in the state. The par-70 championship course stretches over 6,600 yards and offers sweeping ocean views, not to mention cool ocean breezes, on each one of its 18 holes. Located in Dana Point, between Los Angeles and San Diego counties, Monarch Beach Golf Links will give you and your guests a unique golf experience in a truly unmatched setting for any level of golfing ability. Managed by Troon Golf.
Daily fee, Tom Fazio-designed golf club with Orange County's best practice facility featuring the Oak Creek Golf Academy, Cool Clubs, Yoga Golf and Golf Magazine's Top 100 Instructor Glenn Deck. Mission-style clubhouse features golf shop on one side of its signature bell tower and the inviting Oak Creek Cafe on the other. Conveniently located near the 405 and 5 freeways in Irvine.
Play stunning, picturesque ocean courses with dynamic views of the majestic Pacific Ocean, challenging links-style courses in the valleys and exciting winding courses nestled in the foothills in the OC’s best year-round golfing weather in the world! Courses include Anaheim Hills Golf Course, Coyote Hills Golf Course, Strawberry Farms Golf Club, and the Tustin Ranch Golf Club. Receive 50% off with the OC Golf Trail Card, book your hotel, find fine dining, world class shopping and all the Golf Coast has to offer today!
Strawberry Farms Golf Club, Orange County's home course, combines the rural beauty and tranquility of the surrounding area with the challenge of true championship golf.
Repeatedly voted “Best OC Golf Course” by readers of the OC REGISTER, Tustin Ranch is a resort-style, par-72, 18-hole public facility designed by Ted Robinson. The walkable, all-grass course features breathtaking scenery, sparkling lakes and cascading waterfalls, making for a classically traditional golf round. In addition, Tustin Ranch is the only public course in the county to offer a complete caddie program, adding to this unforgettable golf experience.
Club facilities include a magnificent clubhouse, driving range, golf school, an award-winning pro shop, and a restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch daily, as well as Sunday brunch. Not only is the club a popular site for creative and imaginative golf tournaments, but it is also a sought-after setting for special events including business meetings, wedding receptions and banquets.