SWING WITH THE PROS
Omni La Costa Golf
For players interested in
upping their game, the Omni
La Costa Golf Performance
Institute offers two-to-five-day golf camps and private
lessons with advanced technology and expert instructors.
Then try out their renovated
Champions and Legends
The Grand Golf Club
Check into the Forbes Five
Star-rated hotel and access
their private Tom Fazio-designed course that carves
its way through Los Peñasqui-tos Canyon. Shawn Cox, director of golf, offers an intensive
program designed to focus on
total golf game improvement
Del Mar Golf Center
This friendly golf center and
instruction facility inspires a
love for the game in kids while
promoting athleticism. Their
Academy and golf camps are
excellent programs for small
fry, or sign up for a one-on-one lesson with a PGA-trained
professional for all ages.
Playing golf doesn’t have to break the bank. Stay in the “green”
at these reasonably priced courses throughout San Diego County.
CORONADO GOLF COURSE
Open since 1957, Coronado Golf Course is
one of the all-time great public courses in
the nation. Just minutes from downtown,
the course offers sweeping views of the
Coronado Bridge, San Diego Bay, the city
skyline and The Del, along with reasonable
$35 and $40 green fees.
2000 Visalia Row, Coronado
THE LOMA CLUB
Dating back to the early 1900s, this
historical course in Liberty Station is a
nine-hole executive walking course where
legendary golfer Sam Snead acted as the
head golf pro while serving in the Navy.
You can’t go wrong at $15 per round plus
$6 for replay.
2960 Truxton Road, Point Loma
BALBOA PARK GOLF COURSE
This pretty course—the oldest in San
Diego—sports 18 holes of championship
golf and a nine-hole executive course.
Expect dramatic views of the downtown
skyline, Point Loma, the ocean and planes
approaching Lindbergh Field. Green fees
range from $14 to $50.
2600 Golf Course Drive, Golden Hill
ENCINITAS RANCH GOLF COURSE
This picturesque course in North County is a
locals’ favorite. While navigating the emerald
fairways, golfers enjoy ocean views from the
bluff. Twilight play starts at $45 on weekdays.
1275 Quail Gardens, Encinitas