Top Golf Courses in Orange County
With over 40 golf courses in Anaheim’s surrounding Orange County area, you’ll want to add some green to your sea of blue skies and ocean vistas. Check out some of the top golf courses in Orange County when you visit Anaheim. These public courses offer majestic California views as the backdrop for a memorable game of golf.
Pelican Hill Golf Club
22701 Pelican Hill Road South
Newport Coast, CA 92657
The Pelican Hill Golf Club offers 36 dramatic holes with the panorama of the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. Designed by notable golf course architect and designer Tom Fazio, the course’s extensive accolades were awarded by publications including Travel + Leisure, Golf Digest, and Condé Nast Traveler. Pelican Hill boasts 300+ days of sunshine, but don’t discount a later tee time to catch the sunset so you can enjoy the golden hour on one of the Golden State’s best courses.
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Course
26772 Avery Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
You may not have a green jacket quite yet, but you can step into the shoes of PGA Tour professional Tom Lehman who, with golf course architect Casey O’Callaghan, designed the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Course. The course is challenging for players of all skill sets, without being intimidating. Make sure to grab a rustic farm-fresh meal afterwards.
The Ranch at Laguna Beach
31106 S. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Looking for your game of golf to feel like a getaway? The Ranch at Laguna Beach is set amongst the Aliso and Wood Canyons, creating a private oasis for golfers. The 9-hole course offers a quick play through the serene setting. The vibe is laid-back, and the views are phenomenal.
Tijeras Creek Golf Club
29082 Tijeras Creek
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
The Tijeras Creek Golf Club course begins with challenging holes that include water on three of the first nine holes and ends with nine more set in gorgeous Sycamores, oaks, and other inspiring scenery. The hills of Rancho Santa Margarita offer spectacular golf on the Ted Robinson-designed course.
Monarch Beach Golf Links
50 Monarch Beach Resort Drive North
Dana Point, CA 92629
The Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Club & Spa is known for its luxury. If your ideal getaway includes oceanfront golfing, the Monarch Beach Golf Links, a championship resort golf course, has been welcoming guests to the bluffs overlooking the Pacific for 40 years. The undulating greens make for an exciting par-70 game on the course designed by golf architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. It’s been described as challenging, yet playable for all.
Oak Creek Golf Course
1 Golf Club Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618
Uncover the hidden gem of the Oak Creek Golf Course, also a Tom Fazio design. The course features 18 holes with Spanish architecture and lush gardens. You’ll experience tapered fairways on the greens to test your strategy, plus a world-class practice facility.