The inside scoop on golfing in San Diego – Go Visit San Diego

The modern game of golf began in 15th century Scotland. But the earliest forms of the game have been traced back to as early as 100 BC with the Roman game known as paganica. During paganica, players used a bent stick to hit a leather ball that was stuffed.

Now, golf is played and spectated throughout the world with San Diego boasting some of the most beautiful and challenging courses in the United States. There are international golf tournaments that are broadly watched like the British Open, PGA Championship, Dubai World Championship and WGC-HSBC Championship.

The Farmer’s Championship as it has been called since 2010 is an annual PGA Tour event on the ‘West Coast Swing’ held at one of San Diego’s most beloved golf courses, Torrey Pines Golf Course. The course is located in one of San Diego’s most popular neighborhoods, La Jolla.

Ocean Cliffs Next to Torrey Pines Golf Course

If you’re looking to stay near the action in Torrey Pines, consider The Lodge at Torrey Pines. This beautiful five-star resort offers many high-end accommodations including a wonderful spa and views that are unmatched for golf lovers of all types.

Whether you’re a seasoned expert, interested in PGA Tour events or just beginning, golf is a great activity to connect with family or friends. Individuals have the option to join in on the game or they can spectate. Either way, the game of golf is exciting, competitive and exhilarating for those playing and those watching.

Visitors to San Diego who are looking for a peaceful day on the green or some friendly competition can easily find that on the course. Whether you’re an avid golfer or a newbie, San Diego has a variety of courses ready for you to tee off on.