Find a complete list of public and private Orange County golf clubs, courses, driving ranges, putting greens, training facilities, and even miniature golf locations
Orange County is known for the quality of its golf courses and offers a diverse range of options. From ocean views and beachside scenery to rolling hills and greenery, OC golfing is as great as the beautiful year-round weather, the beaches, the restaurants, and the endless fun activities.
Anaheim Hills Golf Course
6501 East Nohl Ranch Road, Anaheim, CA 92807
A fun, accessible, and challenging par-71 golf course with tree-lined fairways, memorable drives, and eclectic terrain.
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
26772 Avery Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Par-72 golf course, designed by PGA Tour professional Tom Lehman and local golf course architect, Casey O’Callaghan, offers mountain views and a casual grill with a patio overlooking the fairways.
Ben Brown’s Golf Course
31106 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
This 9-hole, GEO Certified® Laguna golf course is carved into the naturally dramatic and lush walls of Aliso and Wood Canyons, creating an ultra-private playing experience with stunning views and elevation changes on every fairway. An off-the-beaten-path location with not a house in sight means a quiet playing experience.
Casta del Sol Golf Course
27601 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Located just below Lake Mission Viejo and designed by Ted Robinson in 1970 with underground springs and a mountain runoff feeding two streams that weave between nearly every hole, the 3,760-yard course is an enchanting and refreshing escape from bustling Southern California life.
Costa Mesa Golf Course
1701 Golf Course Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
There are two public courses, one course (Los Lagos) running at 6,500 yards and the other (Mesa Linda) at 5,600. These courses are considered to be two of the premiere public courses in the county due to their well maintained greens and fairways, and of course, their “just right” difficulty.
Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center
23308 Cherry Ave, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Lake Forest features a 9-hole executive par 29 course that is situated among orange groves just west of the Saddle Back Mountains. The walkable course layout offers a perfect introduction to the game for beginning golfers and juniors, while, thanks to numerous mature trees, soft sand bunkers, and two on-course lakes, still delivers a challenge to the seasoned player.
Meadowlark Golf Course
16782 Graham St, Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Meadowlark Golf Club’s par-70, 5,609-yard championship golf course was designed in the old style, leaving the terrain completely natural. Large stands of mature trees frame gently rolling Bermuda and kikuyu fairways and manicured undulating greens, with a variety of picturesque water features, unique bunkering and indigenous flora and fauna creating both strategic diversity and a stunning backdrop for golf.
Mile Square Golf Course
10401 Warner Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Mile Square Golf Course features two challenging 18 hole courses and a beautiful clubhouse with full service banquet facilities. With a reputation of having the finest putting greens in Southern California and two courses designed by famed golf course architect, David Rainville, Mile Square Golf Course is a “must play” for anyone in the area.
Monarch Beach Golf Links
50 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629
Modeled in the traditional Scottish links style, and set along the peerless backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, this challenging 6,600-yard course features rolling greens and tight fairways to entice golfers of all skill levels. The course also features a “Top 100″ Golf Retail Shop, Men’s and Ladies Locker Rooms, and Club 19 Restaurant and Grill, which showcases panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Newport Beach Golf Course
3100 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Newport Beach Golf Course is an 18 hole executive golf course. The front nine features two par fours and seven par threes. The 291 yard 4th hole is the number one handicap hole. The back nine is the more challenging of the two sides. It features three par fours and six par threes. Two of the par threes on the back side are over 200 yards, including the 18th hole. The practice facility features a full driving range, a putting green, and a chipping green.
Oak Creek Golf Club
1 Golf Club Dr, Irvine, CA 92618
This Tom Fazio designed course, named after the beautiful creek that runs through it, welcomes golfers of all skill levels. Featuring tapered fairways, picturesque greens, beautiful lakes and bull-nose carved bunkers.
Pelican Hill Golf Club
22800 S Pelican Hill Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92657
Pelican Hill Golf Club features 36 holes of outstanding golf recently “re-perfected” by Tom Fazio, a stylish new clubhouse with a signature restaurant and al fresco dining, an expertly-appointed practice facility and a stunning seaside setting.
Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course
One Ethel Coplen Way, Irvine, CA 92612
Set along a coastal inlet with three different lakes as a backdrop, it is home to some of South Orange County’s finest and most challenging greens. Designed by William Francis Bell, Rancho San Joaquin opened in 1964, and has a newly remodeled clubhouse. The course is welcoming for new golfers while still offering a good challenge for more experienced players.
River View Golf Course
1800 W Santa Clara Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92706
An 18-hole course featuring 6,190 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. Several of the golf holes play adjacent to or across the seasonal Santa Ana River as it winds its way from the mountains of Southern California to the Pacific Ocean. Playing these holes can be a challenge that tests not only the golfer skill but their ability to successfully navigate a challenging golf hole.
San Clemente Municipal Golf Club
150 E Avenida Magdalena San Clemente, CA 92672
Owned and operated by the City of San Clemente, this scenic, family friendly championship 18-hole golf course is located approximately one mile from the Pacific Ocean and features ocean views from a number of holes. The golf course boasts sweeping ocean views, interesting elevation changes, a challenging yet fun layout reminiscent of the golden age of golf, and best of all, reasonable green fees.
San Juan Hills Golf Club
32120 San Juan Creek Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Nestled in the rolling hills of San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Hills Golf Club is a Par 71 Championship golf course. Recent improvements in the grounds have resulted in a course that offers some of the best greens and fairways in south Orange County.
Shorecliffs Golf Club
501 Avenida Vaquero, San Clemente, CA 92672
Shorecliffs Golf Club is draped through the canyons in the beachside community of Shorecliffs. The 18-hole course features 6,244 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 with Bermuda fairways and Poa Annual greens.
Strawberry Farms Golf Club
11 Strawberry Farm Rd, Irvine, CA 92612
This par-71, 6,700-yard course is set amid canyon and wetlands and offers players picturesque lakeside vistas with natural waterfalls. It is tucked into the California foothills and it feels like you are miles away from home. The 18-hole course offers picturesque views across the 35-acre reservoir.
Talega Golf Club
990 Avenida Talega, San Clemente, CA 92673
Established in 2001 and located in the hills of San Clemente set above the “Spanish Village by the Sea,” Talega features an 18-hole, par 72 Fred Couples “Signature” championship golf course.
Tijeras Creek Golf Club
29082 Tijeras Creek, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
The distinctive Ted Robinson-design challenges players of all skill levels on the front side, highlighted by water coming into play in three out of the first nine holes. The back nine holes are a talking point in local golf circles, popular because of the awe-inspiring scenery and breathtaking elevation changes.
Tustin Ranch Golf Club
12442 Tustin Ranch, Tustin, CA 92782
A signature Ted Robinson designed golf course that features 18 holes and a challenging 6,842-yard course. The 18th hole features Two giant eucalyptus trees to provide definition and occasionally knock down drives leaving long second shots. The green is protected in front and left by water and is three tiers deep, sometimes leaving very long putts.
Private Golf Courses
Aliso Viejo Country Club
33 Santa Barbara Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Designed in the tradition of Scottish seaside links, the 27 championship holes wind gently through ravines, lakes and natural foliage, while preserving the rugged environment and special character of the land. The Gary Play designed course offers all the elements of traditional design, combined with unique variations which provide a challenge to professionals and amateurs alike.
Big Canyon Country Club
1 Big Canyon Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Big Canyon Country Club is a private, member-owned club, where generations of families and their friends gather and cherished memories are made. The course was designed by Robert Muir Graves and features beautiful landscaping and a number of water hazards in play. The course gently rolls up, down and around within the canyon. Most holes feature a dogleg one way or the other, with a pretty even distribution of fade- and draw-friendly designs.
Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club
25291 Vista Del Verde, Coto De Caza, CA 92679
Coto de Caza Golf features 36 holes and two Robert Trent Jones Jr. championship layouts. The North course, a 7,162-yard gem, boasts two of the 18 best holes of golf in Orange County. The South course, a slightly shorter 6,950 yards, treats Members and guests to a golf course where players head south through the Coto canyon without seeing any other golf holes except the one they’re playing.
El Niguel Country Club
23700 Club House Dr, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
El Niguel is an 18-Hole championship quality golf course which has recently undergone a complete renovation by widely acclaimed golf course architect, Todd Eckinrode. With a variety of tee boxes stretching all the way to 7,208 yards and shortening to 5,003 yards, it as enjoyable for scratch golfers as it is for mid to high handicappers.
Los Coyotes Country Club
8888 Los Coyotes Drive, Buena Park, CA 90621
Sculpted to blend seamlessly with their surroundings in the rolling hills of Buena Park, 27 holes originally designed by William Bell, Jr., with a partial re-design by Ted Robinson. Three distinct 9-hole layouts can be combined in a number of ways, offering golfers variety every time they play. Expansive bunkers, numerous elevation changes and an abundance of sparkling lakes creating both strategic diversity and a picturesque backdrop for golf.
Mission Viejo Country Club
26200 Country Club Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Thriving natural features and engaging designs by Robert Trent Jones Sr. make Mission Viejo Country Club one of the premier private golfing venues in Southern California. The centerpiece of the Club, The Sr. Championship Golf Course, was first constructed in 1967 and beautifully incorporates extraordinary views with PGA Tour-level challenging play. With an emphasis on protecting the boundless beauty of the area, the course meanders through mature Pepper and Sycamore trees with views of Saddleback Mountain and breathtaking waterways.
Old Ranch Country Club
3901 Lampson Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Old Ranch Country Club’s Ted Robinson designed 6,932 yard, par-72 championship course features 128 acres of water, tree lined fairways unmarred by homes, and meticulously maintained bent grass greens that offer challenges – and joys – to golfers of all levels.
SeaCliff Country Club
6501 Palm Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
SeaCliff Country Club, now named the Huntington Club, stands sculpted from the rolling hills of Huntington Beach. Lush strands of mature eucalyptus trees and swaying palms frame the carpetlike kikuyu fairways and smooth greens. Dramatic views of the Harbor and Catalina Island add to the tranquil ambiance of the course.
Shady Canyon Golf Club
100 Shady Canyon Dr, Irvine, CA 92603
The Tom Fazio-designed course winds through the canyon, around the bends, and folds of the hills, following the natural change of elevation, passing rock outcroppings, stands of sycamores and creek beds. Fairways are routed past rock outcrops and stands of trees and they follow natural contours, rising and falling as the land dictates.
Yorba Linda Country Club
19400 E. Mountain View Avenue, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Sculpted from the rolling hills of Yorba Linda, Yorba Linda Country Club’s spectacular par-71, 6,834-yard championship layout was designed by noted golf course architect Harold Rainville in the old style, leaving the terrain completely natural. Lush stands of towering trees frame undulating Bermuda fairways, in perfect balance with nature – with elevated greens, well-placed bunkers, and an abundance of sparkling water features creating both strategic diversity and a picturesque backdrop for golf.
Driving Ranges, Putting Greens & Training Centers
Note: This list does not include the clubs and courses above with driving ranges.
1600 N. Harbor Blvd, Fullerton CA 92835
Golfers Paradise is a fully equipped golf practice facility with a driving range, putting and chipping area, practice bunker, and 18-hole putting course plus golf lessons.
29821 Aventura, Unit C Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688| (949) 298-3430
28892 Marguerite Parkway Mission Viejo, CA 92692 | (949) 245-7184
For golfers in Orange County looking for golf lessons, golf instruction, video practice or a custom club fitting or an online player performance center.
The Islands Golf Center
14893 E. Ball Road, Anaheim 92806
The Islands Golf Center provides a safe, affordable family recreation center
featuring a lighted driving range, golf instruction, putting green, short game practice area, loaner clubs including children’s clubs and food and drink. The islands are floating greens in a 10 acre lake framed by local mountains in a beautiful natural setting and just moments from the bustle of 3 major freeways and the Disneyland Resort.
Roger Dunn Golf Shops
28191 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692 |
Roger Dunn stores offers Launch Monitor club-fitting technology, an indoor putting green, hitting stalls, and club repair. They also have a full range of equipment, accessories, shoes, and apparel, and has major brand fitting carts on the premises. They are certified fitters for Titleist, Callaway, Taylor Made, Mizuno, Nike, Puma/Cobra, and Ping.
Super Range Golf
2190 N Canal St., Orange CA, 92865
Super Range Golf has a driving range plus teaching pros, lessons and golf camps for kids.
3405 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA 92612 |
Boomers courses present an exciting challenge for any age. Lush greens, wild water features and wacky windmills are just a few of the hazards that stand between you and golfing immortality. Additional attractions include VR Thrill Zone, Thunder Road Go Karts, Lil Thunder Road, bumper boats, a rock wall, rides, kiddie rides, laser tag, batting cages, King Arthur’s Carnival and an arcade.