Experience a Southern California Golf Vacation

Pristine 18-Hole Golf Courses Near Newport Beach 

Golf enthusiasts can experience breathtaking scenery, sparkling lakes, oceanfront bluffs, and plenty more with a Southern California golf vacation at Balboa Bay Resort. Swing your way through several 18-hole public golf courses just a short drive from our Newport Beach resort.


  • Pelican Hill Golf Course  - 5 miles

Enjoy a beautiful hilltop location with outstanding ocean views at this 18-hole golf course in Pelican Hill, just 5 miles south of Balboa Bay Resort. Both of Pelican Hill's immaculately conditioned, seaside 18-hole courses, Ocean South and Ocean North, are rated among Golf Digest's 100 greatest public courses in America.


  • Oak Creek Golf Club - 9 miles

Oak Creek Golf Club is an 18-hole public golf course conveniently located in Irvine, CA. Each hole throughout this Orange County golf course presents new challenges amid scenic greens, beautiful lakes, and bull-nose carved bunkers.


  • Tustin Ranch Golf Club - 11 miles

Enjoy outstanding service, immaculate grounds, and 6,800 yards of premier golf near Newport Beach, CA. Voted the "Best Orange County Golf Course" in 2009, here you’ll experience breathtaking scenery, sparkling lakes, and cascading falls. This championship 18-hole golf course also offers a private caddie service, unique to the area.


  • Strawberry Farms Golf Course - 13 miles

Located in the neighboring city of Irvine, this 6,700-yard golf course is set amid canyons and wetlands, offering picturesque views of vistas, wildlife, and natural vegetation. Visit Strawberry Farms Golf Club and experience one of the most beautiful 18-hole courses near Newport Beach, CA.

  • Monarch Beach Golf Links - 14 miles

Enjoy spectacular oceanfront golf at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point, CA. With sweeping views to the sea, this par-70 championship course is one of the few oceanfront golf courses in California.