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Some of the best internationally renowned golf courses are right here in and around Del Mar. These exclusive, members’ only golf resorts offer the pick of the crop when it comes to tee time options. Add to that the amenities each venue offers from world-class dining to state-of-the-art fitness facilities and more, this is a proposition too hard to refuse. Join us for a game!

Rancho Bernardo 
Golf Resort

A resort leisure course, the recently renovated 18-Hole San Diego Championship Golf Course at Rancho Bernardo Inn has hosted both PGA and LPGA events and continues to present golfers of all skill levels with a challenging and rewarding day on the course. Managed by JC Golf Management, one of San Diego’s top Golf Course Management companies, the property completed a successful 24-month greens renovation project – the new putting surfaces receive daily rave for turf quality and their new challenging enhancements. After 50 historic years, the golf course continues to be a favorite among San Diego golfers as well as travelers from around the world. They have driving range with grass or mat tees, complete golf shop with the latest golf equipment and golf apparel as well as golf instruction and golf clinics offered by PGA professionals. RanchoBernardoInn.com

The Crosby at 
Rancho Santa Fe

A private members only course, The Crosby is located within the gates of The Crosby Estates. The country club welcomes members to a lifestyle of casual elegance in a serene and exclusive setting. The championship golf course, designed by Brian Curly and Fred Couples, features sprawling vistas of rolling hills, lakes and streams, and dramatic rock formations. The expansive practice facility includes a 300-yard driving range as well as multiple chipping and putting greens. The signature hole is #16 – risk/reward par 5 @ 516 yards. The elevated tees and undulating greens add to the mystique of the golf course while introducing an element of intimidation to every shot. The golf staff has designed instructional programs, tournaments and events to elevate the skill levels of members. TheCrosbyClub.com

The Grand Golf Club at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

A resort leisure course, The Grand Golf Club features San Diego’s only Tom Fazio-designed course at Southern California’s premier golf resort. This challenging and unforgettable experience is reserved exclusively for resort guests, members and Villa owners of Fairmont Grand Del Mar. From the 50,000-square-foot Clubhouse perched just beyond the 18th hole’s cascading waterfall finish to traditional forecaddie service, and nearly seven full acres of practice areas, The Grand Golf Club’s amenities provide the ultimate golf experience. From the 5,000-square-foot driving range with two large tees at each end to the secluded short game practice area complete with two bunkers and a green, players can attempt a variety of shots from different mounds, lengths and breaks. Fairmont.com

Lomas Santa Fe Country Club

A private members only course, Lomas Santa Fe Country Club offers golfers two spectacular layouts to choose from: The superb par 72, William Bell-designed championship layout, and the par 56, 18-hole executive course designed by Robert Trent Jones. Both layouts boast sweeping ocean views, wide undulating fairways, and manicured greens. Situated on lush tropical terrain just 20 miles north of San Diego, Lomas Santa Fe Country Club re-defines the private golf club experience. Blending the time-honored traditions of golf with modern, upscale conveniences, the club boasts 36 magnificent holes of golf; an array of golf, social and recreational amenities; and the personalized service and exclusive privileges that have earned it recognition among the finest private clubs in San Diego County. LomasSantaFeCC.com

Morgan Run Club

A private members only course with resort access, Morgan Run Club & Resort is located in Rancho Santa Fe, just 3 miles from Del Mar and the Pacific Ocean, and 30 minutes from San Diego. They offer a 27-hole golf course, referred to as the North, South & East with 9 holes each. Going beyond the average country club experience, they cater to a much younger demographic that loves to take full advantage of the 320-yard driving range, short-game practice facilities, 11 lighted tennis courts, full service day spa and salon, heated outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness facility. Their “Littler Lounge” is named after Gene Littler, a Rancho Santa Fe resident, professional golfer and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. They also allow access to other sister clubs across the country that are part of the ClubCorp network. MorganRun.com