Balboa Park Golf Course
Celebrating 100 years of municipal golf in the City of San Diego
Balboa Park Golf Course is a challenging par 72, where Sam Snead holds the course record, and a nine-hole executive course.
It features stellar views of downtown San Diego, Balboa Park, Point Loma and the Pacific Ocean. The oldest public golf facility in San Diego, Balboa Park Golf Course also offers a driving range, Pro Shop, coffee shop, halfway house and practice putting greens.
The course is just five minutes away from the San Diego Convention Center, downtown hotels, Little Italy, and the Gaslamp Quarter Historic District.
News (Updated September 12, 2018)
Register for PLAY Golf Fall Classes Now!
PLAY (Participate, Learn, Appreciate Youth) Golf beginner fall classes are forming for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 12 interested in learning the game of golf in a fun and non-intimidating environment. Classes are taught by golf professionals and focus on golf technique basics and character building and provides a gateway to additional levels of advanced PLAY Golf classes.
To sign your child up for either class online, you will need an account on SDRecConnect.com.
If you want to introduce your kids to golf, PLAY Golf is a fun and inexpensive ($10 for eight sessions!) way to do it! New classes are coming soon. For additional information or questions, please contact Matty Reyes at [email protected]
- Green Fees
- 18 Hole Course Twilight Schedule
- Course Facts and Figures
- Cart Rules
- Frost Delay
Online Reservations Are Now Available
If you have questions, feel free to stop by the administrative offices at each City course or call or (619) 235-1184. You can also contact us via email at [email protected].
|Balboa Park Golf Course||SD City Resident
(with valid City Golf ID cards)
|Weekday (Mon-Fri)||18-Hole Course||$32.00||$40.00|
|18-Hole Course Senior (62 and over)||$22.00||$40.00|
|18-Hole Course Junior (17 and under)||$28.00||$28.00|
|18-Hole Course Twilight||$19.00||$24.00|
|9-Hole Course Senior (62 and over)||$10.00||$18.00|
|9-Hole Course Junior (17 and under)||$13.00||$13.00|
(Sat, Sun & Holidays)
|18-Hole Course Twilight (all golfers)||$24.00||$30.00|
|9-Hole Course (all golfers)||$18.00||$23.00|
|Resident ID Cards & Junior Tickets||City Of San Diego Resident Golf ID Card
(Annual fee from date of purchase. Must show proof of residency to qualify)
|Junior Monthly Ticket
* - (30 day ticket. 17 yrs and under, San Diego City residents only. Valid Mon-Fri after 3 PM except holidays.)
|Pro Shop||Half Cart||Full Cart|
|Golf Cart Rentals||18 Hole Course||$15.00||$30.00|
|18 Hole Course Twilight||$10.00||$20.00|
|9 Hole Course||$8.00||$16.00|
|Golf Club Rentals|
|18 Hole Course||$50.00|
|9 Hole Course||$25.00|
|Driving Range||Hours: (hours subject to change without notice)
Mon. - 7 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (closing early for maintenance)
Tues. - 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (opens later for maintenance),
Wed. - Sun. - 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please Note: buckets will be sold up to 30 minutes before range closes
|18-Hole||Available noon to dusk M-F, all day Sat and Sun||$14.00||$18.00|
* ID Required for soccer ball rental. ID returned at round's end.
- FootGolf times may be made up to seven days in advance.
- Groups sizes up to six players available.
For additional information on FootGolf, rules, & etiquette please visit http://www.footgolfcalifornia.com/about-footgolf.html.
18 Hole Course Twilight Schedule
|Start Date||End Date||Twilight Start Time|
|Jan. 1, 2019||March 9, 2019||12:30 p.m.|
|March 10, 2019||May 31, 2019||2 p.m.|
|June 1, 2019||Aug. 31, 2019||3 p.m.|
|Sept. 1, 2019||Nov. 2, 2019||2 p.m.|
|Nov. 3, 2019||Dec. 31, 2019||12:30 p.m.|
Balboa Park Golf Course Holiday Schedule
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019||6:00 a.m.||3:00 p.m.|
|Christmas Day||Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019||6:00 a.m.||3:00 p.m.|
Course Facts and Figures
Balbo Park Golf Course is the closest golf course to downtown San Diego, conveniently located near the state Route 94 and Interstate 5 freeways.
Facilities include an 18-hole golf course and a nine-hole executive golf course as well as a driving range, practice putting greens, coffee shop and halfway house.
The Pro Shop offers golf merchandise for sale, rental clubs and hand or power golf carts. The Professional Golf Instruction staff offers group and individual golf lessons.
- Championship Tees - 6,281 yards Rating 71.1/125
- Regular Tees - 5,835 yards Rating 68.9/119
- Red Tees - 5,368 yards Rating 72.1/120
- Regular Tees - 2,175 yards Par 32
- Red Tees - 2,135 yards Par 35
Carts must be kept on the paths around all tee and green complexes. Adherence to cart rules is strictly enforced. Please help us maintain the golf course by following the posted cart rules, all Marshal instructions and staying on the cart paths whenever possible.
Should you have any questions or concerns please call the Administration Office at (619) 235-1184.
Golf Operations found the Frost Delay Procedure to be the most equitable procedure for handling delays. We realize this may cause an inconvenience for our customers and we apologize for delays and/or cancellations.