Finding a good golf course near Orange County isn’t hard to do. With beautiful scenery and perfect weather year round, this area is made for the sport of golf. For some really spectacular golfing, check out these top notch golf courses. From beginner level to experienced, these courses are perfect for every kind of golfer.
Pelican Hill Golf Club
The Pelican Hill Golf Club has been around for over 25 years and has acquired a loyal group of golfers. They have two 18-hole golf courses: a southern end and a northern end. They both have oceanfront views and well-manicured lawns. Many people plan to play in the late afternoon so they can catch a sunset on the green. There are reduced fees for twilight games. The daily guest rate is $320 and includes a forecaddie. Plus, there is a grill restaurant onsite that golfers unwind at afterwards.
Ben Brown’s Golf Course
Ben Brown’s Golf Course in Laguna Beach is a nine-hole golf course set in the Aliso and Wood Canyons. This is a good golf course for those who want to play a quick game or those who are beginners. Although there is no ocean view, the golf course is still known for it’s lush and private beauty. The daily golfing fee here is only $25.
The Links at Monarch Beach
Another golf course with ocean views, The Links is similar to Pelican Hill, but half the price. Green fees are $150 and include the golf cart, bottled water, and a touchscreen GPS on the course. The course is surrounded by stunning real estate as well. Plus, they offer people a free game on their birthday. They are located right across the street from the Ritz Carlton hotel.
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
The Arroyo Trabuco is a challenging golf course with varying elevations and a gorgeous setting. Set in the foothills of Mission Viejo and next to Trabuco Creek, it is an 18-hole course that was designed by PGA Tour professional, Tom Lehman, and local golf course architect, Casey O’Callaghan. On the weekdays, green fees for non-members are $85. On the weekends, they go up to $100. They also have a pub onsite called O’Neill’s Bar & Grill.