When you golf in Dana Point and the surrounding South Orange County cities, you will find new meaning to the term “scenic oceanfront drive.” Here, waves of ocean blue provide the beautiful backdrop to rolling greens artfully poised atop historic cliffs, towering bluffs and legendary beaches. The championship holes are truly as challenging as they are mesmerizing.
For the ultimate golf retreat, experience one of the unlimited golf packages available at any of the AAA 5-diamond resorts throughout your stay. Both Monarch Beach Resort and Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offer golfers unlimited rounds at the beautiful Monarch Beach Golf Links.
Few golf experiences can match the blend of stunning natural beauty and variety of challenges presented at Monarch Beach Golf Links. Here, 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 California. Commanding sweeping views to the sea, this par-70 championship course offers an unending variety of play. Guests at Monarch Beach Golf Links are members for a day. They are enchanted by the perfect golf experience provided by a Troon Golf Facility. The friendly, professional staff and impeccable grounds welcome guests and set the tone for the day. Each Troon Golf Staff member is attentive to the needs of members and guests as they find their way to the cart area and practice area. Guests are assured of a special day. All outside pressures and thoughts are pushed aside for the moment as the Troon Golf Experience takes over and puts them at ease.
Aliso Viejo Country Club features one of only two private Nicklaus Design golf courses in Orange County. With some of the best holes of golf and some of the best views in the Orange County area, the par-72 course at Aliso Viejo Country Club leaves nothing to be desired, and offers an appropriate level of play for all skill levels. Both challenging from the back tees at over 6,500 yards and forgiving from the forward tees, the course at Aliso Viejo Country Club is uniquely appealing to the low-handicap golfer as well as the less experienced golfer.
A favorite of Orange County golfers, this Arthur Hills-designed par 72 layout stretches up to 6,756 challenging yards and incorporates several water features including a stunning waterfall off the 18th green, slight elevation changes, rolling hills, strategic bunkering and the incredible vistas.
In true Tom Fazio form, Oak Creek Golf Club beckons the competitive spirit of golf players at all levels. Each of the 18 holes throughout this Orange County golf course presents new challenges amid tapered fairways, scenic greens, beautiful lakes and bull-nose carved bunkers. With dense and dynamic flora, Oak Creek creates a sanctuary not only for your playing experience but for a variety of birds and other fauna as well.
The fundamentals of golf may not vary, but the way you experience the game certainly can. Tom Fazio designed our 54 holes of golf, including Pelican Hill’s 36 championship holes on our Ocean North and Ocean South courses and our 18 holes at nearby Oak Creek Golf Club®, to be unlike any that you’ve ever played before.
San Juan Hills Golf Club is a Championship Par 71 golf course and driving range featuring 19 Sports Bar & Grill: The Best New Sports Bar and Grill in Orange County located in the rolling hills of San Juan Capistrano. San Juan Hills provides an affordable and enjoyable round of golf and has been a favorite with the locals & golf tournaments for over 40 years. Open to the public, our staff is the friendliest in the business and we guarantee a great time!
Strawberry Farms Golf Course combines the rural beauty and tranquility of the surrounding area with the challenge of true championship golf. As the premier golf course in Southern California, Strawberry Farms is the preferred course among corporate groups and golf enthusiasts alike.
Talega Golf Club, located in the hills of San Clemente set above the “Spanish Village by the Sea,” is truly one of the best golf experiences in Southern California. Established in 2001, Talega features an 18-hole, par 72 Fred Couples “Signature” championship golf course in Orange County ranked America’s Top Golf Course (by Golf Digest/ESPN/Zagat Survey), driving range, and Spanish colonial clubhouse architecture with bell tower and village courtyard setting. Our event facilities can accommodate over 200 guests for weddings, banquets and tournaments. Stay equipped and stylish at The Shop at Talega, then relax, have a drink and a great meal at the Signature Grille Restaurant while enjoying ocean breezes, lush landscape, and golf course views on our relaxing patio.
Located in Rancho Santa Margarita, just minutes from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport, The Ted Robinson-designed Tijeras Creek Golf Club is the tale of two nines. The distinctive course layout at Tijeras Creek opens with a demanding front nine that is highlighted with shimmering water features that come into play in four out of the first nine holes. The back nine holes are legendary for the breathtaking scenery, and awe-inspiring elevation changes that wind through old growth sycamores, oaks and native chaparral. In fact, hole number sixteen was voted one of Orange County’s Best 18 Holes by members of the Southern California PGA.
This championship 18-hole Ted Robinson designed course offers private caddie service, unique to Orange County and extremely popular. Experience breathtaking scenery, sparkling lakes and cascading falls at this course, voted the “Best Orange County Golf Course 2009” by the readers of the Orange County Register. In addition, Tustin Ranch is a multiple-year, 4-Star recipient of Golf Digest Magazine’s “Places To Play “. Included on the grounds are a full service clubhouse, restaurant, wedding and banquet facility, pro shop, driving range, golf school, Group Outings Office and more.