The Monterey Peninsula is a popular destination to play golf. Both professional and hobbyist players flock to the peninsula to be at the famous AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at the beginning of each year. However, many also come to vacation any time on Monterey Peninsula and spend time at the many golf courses in the area. If you're looking to plan a golf trip to Monterey, check out these excellent courses for your perfect golf weekend!
Monterey Pines Golf Club
The Monterey Pines Golf Club's 18-hole course has beautiful greens and lakes that offer a challenging course for experienced golfers and great recreational game for hobbyists. They also have a practice facility that includes a driving range, chipping green with a bunker, and a large putting green. Book a time online to reserve a tee time.
Poppy Hills Golf Course
This scenic golf course, located in Pebble Beach, opened in 1986 and became the first course to be owned and operated by a golf association in the US. The Northern California Golf Association delivers outstanding and recognized tournaments for players of all ages. Booking a tee time is easy and can be done on the Poppy Hills website.
Poppy Hills' beautiful golf course Photo: Poppy Hills
Del Monte Golf Course
The Del Monte Golf Course is one of the oldest golf courses west of the Mississippi, and played a big part in popularizing the sport in this part of the country. It's a very popular golf course here in Monterey, so spots tend to be limited. Check out their website to reserve a time and learn more about each hole.
Pacific Grove Golf Links
This beautiful, award-winning golf course sits close to the Pacific Grove coast, and provides a fun, yet challenging game. The 18-hole course offers stunning views of the bay framed by beautiful Cypress trees. Pacific Grove Golf Links, a favorite among locals and tourists, also has a great restaurant that is open to the public, where you can relax before or after your game.
Play in Monterey
The Monterey Peninsula is the best place to play golf because of courses available, and because of the idyllic greens. Monterey's weather is always mild, so even coming into the fall months, it's always a great time to play! We hope to see you at the centrally located Portola Hotel and Spa for your next golf weekend!