Ask anyone to name a great year-round holiday destination in the United States and you will probably get a near even split between Florida and South California.
So why is South California up there with the more famous Florida as such a great holiday destination?
To begin with you have to consider the year-round temperate climate that the state enjoys, temperatures are rarely unbearably hot nor cold and the relatively low yearly rainfall makes this region a superb choice for those looking to enjoy a wonderful break away.
It has to be up there as a great location for your golf holiday as well.
If you take the superb weather, which is almost perfect for golf and the sheer number of golf courses and you have the ideal mix to make it one of the best areas in the entire county.
So what can you expect from the area when it comes to the courses on offer?
Absolutely every type of golf course from world renowned championship courses which you can play on without too many problems to the very basic municipal courses that are designed to give beginners the chance to get out on to the courses to begin a life in golf.
A big part of golf in South California is resort golf, for some that come to holiday in the area it can come as a shock to the system just how commercialized golf is. The resorts are immense with some boasting multiple courses, and practice facilities which you can lose yourself in. But it is this lifestyle and atmosphere that is the reason for so many golfers and their families to head to South California to spend a weekend or longer enjoying everything resort golf has to offer.
The most notable courses in the area are the Trump National which is set on the Pacific Coast and is truly amazing, the views are stunning, the golf course is unmissable and the entire experience is unbeatable.
Torrey Pines, is another world class golf course and The Lodge brings a sense of luxury for your accommodation choice. But it is the golf course that truly stands out here, host to the 2008 US Open it is one of, if not the best public golf course in the United States and with the course set to host the 2021 US Open again, the quality and design is quite remarkable for what is a course open to all.
All across South California you will have the opportunity to play Par 3 or executive courses and some are well worth a visit, and this is the beauty of holidaying here, you are truly spoilt for choice, with courses to suit every level, pocket and preferred course style.
If you are looking for the perfect “stay at home” golf holiday then you must give South California a try, you will not be disappointed and you will return again and again and again.