California's Best Golf Courses

The Gurus' favorite courses in the Golden State.

  1. Cypress Point Golf Club (Dr. Alister MacKenzie 1928, Pebble Beach)
  2. Pebble Beach Golf Links (Jack Neville and Douglas Grant 1919/H. Chandler Egan 1929, Pebble Beach)
  3. Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Shore) (Mike Strantz 2004, Seth Raynor/Jack Neville/Bob Baldock 1964)
  4. Los Angeles Country Club (North) (George Thomas 1921, Los Angeles)
  5. Riviera Country Club (George Thomas 1926, Pacific Palisades)
  6. Pasatiempo Golf Club (Dr. Alister MacKenzie 1929, Santa Cruz)
  7. Spyglass Hill Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1966, Pebble Beach)
  8. Mayacama Golf Club (Jack Nicklaus 2001, Santa Rosa)
  9. Olympic Club (Lake) (Sam Whiting 1927, San Francisco)
  10. San Francisco Golf Club (A.W. Tillinghast 1915, San Francisco)

13th Hole at Cypress Point Golf Club
13th Hole at Cypress Point Golf Club

  1. The Preserve Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2000, Carmel)
  2. Lahontan Golf Club (Tom Weiskopf 1998, Truckee)
  3. Sherwood Country Club (Jack Nicklaus 1989, Thousand Oaks)
  4. Links at Spanish Bay (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1987, Pebble Beach)
  5. The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1999, Rancho Santa Fe)
  6. TPC Stonebrae (David McLay Kidd 2007, Hayward)
  7. Schaffer's Mill Golf Club (Johnny Miller and John Harbottle 2008, Truckee)
  8. Wente Vineyards Golf Course (Greg Norman 1998, Livermore)
  9. CordeValle Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1999, San Martin)
  10. TPC Harding Park (Willie Watson 1925, San Francisco)

9th Hole at Wente Vineyards Golf Course
9th Hole at Wente Vineyards Golf Course

  1. Half Moon Bay Golf Links (Ocean) (Arthur Hills 1997, Half Moon Bay)
  2. Aviara at Four Seasons (Arnold Palmer 1991, Carlsbad)
  3. Saticoy Country Club (William F. Bell 1964, Somis)
  4. Meadow Club (Dr. Alister MacKenzie 1927, Fairfax)
  5. Pasadera Country Club (Jack Nicklaus 2000, Monterey)
  6. Grand at Del Mar (Tom Fazio 1999, San Diego)
  7. Rustic Canyon Golf Course (Gil Hanse 2002, Moorpark)
  8. Olympic Club (Ocean) (Sam Whiting 1927, San Francisco)
  9. Trump National Los Angeles (Donald Trump 2005, Rancho Palos Verdes)
  10. Poppy Hills Golf Course (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1986, Pebble Beach)
  11. Valencia Country Club (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1965, Valencia)
  12. Pacific Grove Golf Links (H. Chandler Egan 1932, Pacific Grove)
  13. Primm Valley Golf Club (Desert) (Tom Fazio 1998, Nipton)
  14. Lost Canyons Golf Club (Sky) (Pete Dye 2000, Simi Valley)
  15. Lost Canyons Golf Club (Shadow) (Pete Dye 2001, Simi Valley)
  16. Olympic Club (Cliffs) (Tom Weiskopf 1994, San Francisco)
  17. Carmel Valley Ranch (Pete Dye 1981, Carmel)

18th Hole at TPC Harding Park
18th Hole at TPC Harding Park