Staying at one of the Carlsbad condo rentals will give you great access to some of the world class golf courses in the city. You can choose from a wide selection of top golf courses suitable for a range of players from beginners to professionals.
1. The Crossings at Carlsbad
One of the favorite golf courses in the area is The Crossings at Carlsbad. This world class golf course is suitable for golf enthusiasts who are looking for a challenging course. Located a mile from the Pacific Ocean, the Crossings at Carlsbad is designed to mimic its surroundings, featuring green fairways and native flora and fauna. The Crossings at Carlsbad is an 18-hole municipal golf course that was developed by the City of Carlsbad on 1,000 acres of coastal terrain. It features a practice center that is lighted as well as access to the three-mile walking path called The Crossings Trail. The course itself is 6,835 yards with 5 separate tee areas at each hole, and state of the art golf amenities. There are electric golf carts with in-cart GPS navigation and information systems. After playing golf, you can go the clubhouse that has a full service restaurant and bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with an impressive selection of wines.
2. Rancho Carlsbad Golf Club
From your Carlsbad vacation home, travel 3 miles from the city center to get to the Rancho Carlsbad Golf Club. This 18-hole, 56 par golf course has courses suitable for all types of players from beginners to seniors and juniors. The public golf club is set on 2,396 yards designed by Art Saprico. It has 3 sets of tee boxes. The Rancho Carlsbad Golf Club is open daily and is located on El Camino Real in Carlsbad.
3. Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
The Encinitas Ranch Golf Course is approximately four miles from the Carlsbad city center and is an 18-hole golf course. This 6,587-yard course has a 72 par with a course rating of 71.2. The course has a slope rating of 127 over its lush Bermuda grass, and it was designed by Cary Bickler. This golf course with sweeping bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean has five sets of tees.
4. Lake San Marcos Country Club
Approximately three miles from Carlsbad is the Lake San Marcos Country Club. The country club is divided into two major courses - the North Course and the South Course. The North Course is an 18-hole course featuring 2,700 yards with a par of 58. The course rating is 70.0 while the slope is 113. It is an exclusive golf course designed by Harry Rainville. The South Course of Lake San Marcos Country Club, on the other hand, is shorter and is a public golf course. The South Course is open from 7:00 a.m. until sunset every day.
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