Best Places to Golf in Central Coast California

Tee off at these stunning courses

A little birdie told us the California Central Coast has some of the most incredible golf courses in the State. Step out onto the fairway with your favorite driver, step up to the tee box and take a swing at one of these incredible golf clubs.



Tucked away in the foothills of the Conejo Mountain, you’ll find Camarillo Springs Golf Course where you can enjoy the awe-inspiring mountain vistas, serene privacy, and calming weather. Join them for tee time and experience an unmatched golfing experience.

Set amidst fragrant lemon, orange, and avocado groves, pleasant ocean breezes comfort the soul as you enjoy a round of golf or tennis at Las Posas Country Club. Although a membership is required to enjoy tee time, non-resident membership is available for you to enjoy while visiting the area.

Spanish Hills Country Club is a world-class private country club offering stunning views of the ocean, countryside and mountains. Perched high on the most dramatic points in Camarillo this Spanish-style clubhouse offers members and their guests the warmth and elegance of a gracious, friendly private club. When not golfing, be sure to take advantage of world-class amenities as part of your membership.

The golf course at Sterling Hills Golf Club features an excellent practice range, chipping area, and putting green. Golfers of all abilities will appreciate the four sets of tees and finely manicured features of the course. The 12,000 square-foot clubhouse offers a well-stocked golf shop, full bar and the popular clubhouse restaurant.


The only golf course in Oxnard, River Ridge Golf Club offers 36 challenging holes, two courses, and four sets of tees ranging from 5,362 to 6,777 yards. More than eight acres of water features makes these championship public courses superbly beautiful. The Scottish links-style Vineyard Course is famous for its bent grass and Poa Annua greens. Holes three through six “on top of the world” offer magnificent ocean panoramic views as they are at the highest elevation in Oxnard! The layout plays as a par 35 front-nine and a par 37 back-nine, and the finishing hole is the signature “Island hole.” Other River Ridge amenities include an all-grass driving range, two chipping and putting greens, a well-appointed pro shop, cafe, outdoor barbecue area and a banquet facility.


Los Robles Greens is a stunning par-70 with 6,304-yard championship golf course. The expansive golf practice facility featuring a dual-sided 32-station driving range, practice green and chipping area. The full-service delicious dinning and full-service bar open at The Oaks Bar & Grille.


Nothing fancy; just fun golf on a city course at a city course price. With four sets of tees, Olivas Links Golf Course allows players of all abilities to play a course that matches their skills. An added plus, it’s close to the ocean. In summer months, the prevailing coastal breeze keeps the course cool while inland courses swelter.

Just three miles away from the Olivas Links, Buenaventura Golf Course offers more of the happy same; again, a city course at a city course price. It’s been making local golfers happy since 1932 and has undergone several multi-million dollar renovations. Like its partner down the road, it offers cool summertime temperatures.



Glen Annie Golf Club is a championship golf course with first class amenities situated in the rolling foothills of scenic Santa Barbara. This challenging golf layout is enhanced by breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands and is always maintained with the highest standards.

Play golf atop jutting cliffs over the Pacific Ocean at Sandpiper Golf Course. Developed in 1972 after a 34-year history as a crude oil production site, this 18-hole course measures 7,159 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 136 and a 75.



Get out on the pristine greens in Paso Robles, designed for the beginners and the pros. Set atop the highest point in Paso Robles, Hunter Ranch Golf Club is home to stunning views and a notoriously tough back nine. After your round, settle in at the Hunter Ranch Grill for delicious lunch, or a Sunday brunch you will talk about for years. The newly renovated Paso Robles Golf Club boasts a beautifully conditioned course with panoramic views from the restaurant, bar and veranda. With live music every Wednesday, Skins Games twice a week and a lady’s golf on Tuesdays, it’s easy to join in on the fun.



Find outstanding golf courses for every level in Gilroy! The 11-hole Gilroy Golf Course is perfect for beginners, with budget-friendly green fees. The stunning Eagle Ridge Golf Club provides a challenging course, gorgeous valley views, and a classic clubhouse restaurant and bar. Book a stay at the CordeValle Resort to experience the championship-level course that hosted the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open.


The immaculate grounds and facilities of Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Course feature 36 of the best holes on Monterey Bay. If you’re up for a challenge, Bayonet has long been considered the most difficult test of golf on the Monterey Peninsula. Black Horse features sweeping vistas of the Pacific highlighted by fescue-framed fairways, serrated edges and slickly-contoured greens.

The Hay at Pebble Beach Golf Links is Pebble Beach the Tiger Woods way: A course overflowing with fun, including an exact replica of the famed No. 7 at Pebble Beach Golf Links. The course’s holes were designed to be played with any club in the bag, and players can enjoy an additional 20,000 square-foot putting course that sprawls 100 yards, yielding endless routings.

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June 2021


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