With average temperatures of 70 degrees, and a beautiful warm Mediterranean climate, Orange County is the place to go if you’re looking for a game of golf.  OC is home to 53 golf courses, each with their own special features.  You’ve got everything from Executive courses for players that are just starting to learn the game, and Champion courses for scratch players.   Let’s take a look at a few of them.

Executive Courses

Aliso Creek Golf Course – Nine holesIn the Seaside village ofLaguna Beach, since 1950.

Back Bay Golf Course – Nine holes at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, par 3

Birch Hills Golf Course –Eighteen holes in the city of Brea

Brea Executive Golf Course –Beautiful, challenging, nine-hole course –  huge driving range

Casta Del Sol Golf Course –Eighteen holes in beautiful Mission Viejo

Lake Forest Golf & Practice Center –Nine holes, lit, between the orange groves and lakes

Newport Beach Golf Course – Eighteen-hole executive course

Private Courses

Aliso Viejo Country Club –  Private Nicklaus Design Course

Alta Vista Country Club – Private classic, 18-hole championship golf course

Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club – Three private integrated, 9-hole courses, which can be linked

Big Canyon Country Club – Private Club, Member Owned, Family-Oriented

Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club – Private, 2 Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Championship layouts

Dove Canyon Country Club – Only private Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course in Orange County

El Niguel Country Club –Private,Traditional 18-hole course influenced by Ted Robinson

Marbella Country Club –Private, 18 Hole Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf designed course

Mesa Verde Country Club –More professional tour events held here than any other course in Orange County

Newport Beach Country Club – Reputation upheld by four generations of members

Old Ranch Country Club – Private 18-hole championship course, designed by Ted Robinson

Santa Ana Country Club – Private, 18-hole course

Sea Cliff Country Club – 18-hole course, ¼ mile from the Pacific Ocean, in Huntington Beach

Shady Canyon Golf Club –private, 18-hole course with great natural beauty

Yorba Linda Country Club –Traditionally designed, 18-hole course in the foothills of North Orange County

Public Golf Courses

Aliso Viejo Golf Club

Anaheim Hills Golf Course

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club

Black Gold Golf Club

Costa Mesa Country Club – Los Lagos

Costa Mesa Country Club – Mesa Linda

Coyote Hills Golf Course

Dad Miller Golf Course

David L Baker Golf Center

Eagle Glen Golf Club

Fullerton Golf Course

Green River – Orange Course

Green River – Riverside Course

Meadowlark Golf Club

Mile Square Golf Course

Monarch Beach Golf Links

Navy Golf Course

Oak Creek Golf Club

Pelican Hill Golf Club – North

Pelican Hill Golf Club – South

Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course

River View Golf Course

San Clemente Golf Course

San Juan Hills Golf Club

Shorecliffs Golf Course

Strawberry Farms Golf Course

Talega Golf Course

Tijeras Creek Golf Club

Tustin Ranch Golf Club

Westridge Golf Club

Willowick Golf Course

Happy Golfing

With all these great golf courses in Orange County, you’re bound to find one that suits you and your experience and skill level.  The OC is really a golfer’s dream!