NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Situated just 20 miles north of San Diego International Airport, The Grand Golf Club is ideally located in coastal North San Diego County, east of the I-5 in Del Mar near the La Jolla – Rancho Santa Fe – Del Mar triangle.
With stunning Los Peñasquitos Canyon as his canvas, Tom Fazio created a masterpiece of dramatic elevations, diverse bunkering and lush fairways. Graced by Pacific breezes from the nearby coast and awash with Southern California glow, The Grand Golf Club features San Diego’s only Tom Fazio-designed course at Southern California’s premier golf resort.
Thanks to San Diego’s renowned climate, you can play year-round on the private rolling greens. Learn one-on-one with PGA-certified instructors. Try the latest clubs, or simply relax in the handsome Clubhouse. This challenging and unforgettable experience is reserved exclusively for resort guests, Members and Villa owners of luxury resort, The Grand Del Mar.
San Diego’s only Tom Fazio designed course originally opened in 1999 as part of the Meadows Del Mar, a private residential community of 134 home sites. In 2003, Manchester Financial Group, purchased the land – including the golf course, clubhouse and a parcel zoned for hotel development. The course was renamed The Grand Golf Club, and the extensively renovated and expanded clubhouse was opened in September 2006.
With spectacular fairways that wind throughout the scenic valleys of the beautiful Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, the private rolling greens of The Grand Golf Club are the centerpiece of The Grand Del Mar luxury resort.
This championship quality course deftly captures the essence of Southern California’s coastal beauty with its varying elevation, diversity of its bunkering, and impeccable manicured fairways and greens.
Melding extreme playability with stunning natural beauty, the 18 hole, par 72 course features 7,160 yards spread over a lush 380 acres. Tee locations span from 4,824 to 7,160 yards in length, accommodating all levels of play. Recent course improvements include the redesign of the 16th hole from a par 4 into a par 5 and lengthened by 115 yards. Other additions: a $1 million cascading water feature with a trickling stream and 18 foot waterfall; a short game practice area featuring a chipping green and sand bunkers; a second 4,200 square foot putting green for a total of four short game areas; a 5,000 square foot practice tee on the back side of the practice range; state of the art laser measuring devices and new bunker sand (Palm Springs 75/25 marble crush mix).