Parks & Recreation
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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.
Balboa Park will be conducting its annual Spring aerification and maintenance work during the month of March and course conditions will be impacted during this time. The course will be closed on the following days:
9-Hole Course - closed Wednesday, March 16
18-Hole Course - closed Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Balboa Park Golf Course||SD City Resident
(with valid City Golf ID cards)
|Weekday (Mon-Fri)||18-Hole Course||$35.00||$46.00|
|18-Hole Course Senior (62 and over)||$25.00||$44.00|
|18-Hole Course Junior (17 and under)||$31.00||$32.00|
|18-Hole Course Twilight||$22.00||$27.00|
|9-Hole Course Senior (62 and over)||$12.00||$21.00|
|9-Hole Course Junior (17 and under)||$15.00||$16.00|
(Sat, Sun & Holidays)
|18-Hole Course Twilight (all golfers)||$27.00||$36.00|
|9-Hole Course (all golfers)||$21.00||$26.00|
|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 4 p.m. except holidays.)
|Pro Shop||Single Rider||Shared Rider|
|Golf Cart Rentals||18 Hole Course||$24.00||$17.00|
|18 Hole Course Twilight||$16.00||$12.00|
|9 Hole Course||$13.00||$10.00|
|Golf Club Rentals|
|18 Hole Course||
|9 Hole Course||$25|
|Driving Range||Hours: (hours subject to change without notice)
Mon. - Closed for maintenance
Tues. - 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed. - Sun. - 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please Note: buckets will be sold up to 30 minutes before sunset
|Start Date||End Date||Twilight Start Time|
|Jan. 1, 2022||March 12, 2022||12:30 p.m.|
|March 13, 2021||May 31, 2022||2 p.m.|
|June 1, 2022||Aug. 31, 2022||3 p.m.|
|Sept. 1, 2022||Nov. 5, 2022||2 p.m.|
|Nov. 6, 2022||Dec. 31, 2022||12:30 p.m.|
|Day||Date||Facility Open||Facility Close|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022||6:00 a.m.||5:00 p.m.|
|Christmas Day||Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022||6:00 a.m.||5:00 p.m.|
Balboa 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.
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.