The City of San Diego Park & Recreation Department operates three municipal golf courses. Torrey Pines, Balboa Park and Mission Bay Golf Course and Practice Center.
Torrey Pines Golf Course
Torrey Pines Golf Course is world renowned with a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean. Home of the Farmers Insurance Open PGA TOUR event, Torrey Pines has been ranked the "best" place to golf in a readers poll with the San Diego Union-Tribune and San Diego Magazine, as well as one of the top ten golf courses in San Diego County according to Golf Industry Online. Torrey Pines is the only municipal course in the "best course" listing for the state.
Balboa Golf Course
Balboa Park Golf Course is located near the heart of Downtown San Diego. The facility features an 18 hole championship course and a nine hole executive course. All 27 greens were recently renovated and new cart paths were added. The 18 hole course features views of the City and Coronado from many holes.
Mission Bay Golf Course and Practice Center
Scenic Mission Bay Golf Course and Practice Center, designed by Ted Robinson, former president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, proudly opened its gates May 27, 1955 as a nine hole course. In the early 1960's Robinson designed what is now the 18-hole executive course. The 18-hole executive course, measuring 2,719 yards, sits on 46 acres in the heart of the City. It is the only golf course in San Diego with night lighting.
The Mission Bay Golf Course and Driving Range has been a long time favorite golf course for locals. It is where Tiger Woods won a Junior World title.
Resident tee times for Torrey Pines Golf Course and residents and non-residents tee times for Balboa Golf Course are reserved by calling the computer reservation system telephone number at (619) 570-1234. For non-residents reservation at Balboa, please use your phone number in lieu of PIN. To reserve at Torrey Pines Golf Course, non-residents must call (858) 581-7171 to make an advanced reservation. To make a reservation at Mission Bay Golf Course, please call (858) 581-7880.
City residents must obtain a computer reservation Personal Identification Number(PIN) before reserving tee times in order to pay the resident rates. Computer reservation cards can be obtained at all golf courses.