4 Best Luxury Golf Courses in and Around Palos Verdes

  • Gerard Bisignano
  • 04/11/22

Whether Palos Verdes is home, a business destination, or you’re in the area scouring the real estate market, you will find no shortage of golfing hotspots in the area. There are close to 40 golf courses within a 20-mile radius of Palos Verdes, so you won’t have to travel far to practice your swing.
 
If you’re a golfer enthusiast looking to find a home close to the tranquility of the course, you’re not alone. In 2021, Palos Verdes homes for sale typically generated offers 3 to 8% above market value, with over 60% of homes selling above list price. It’s a great time to invest in Palos Verdes real estate, where the median price of homes is $1.6M.
 
While you’re in the area, make sure to arrange a tee time on the area’s courses boasting lush green grass and outstanding ocean views.

The best luxury golf courses near Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes Golf Club

 
The oldest and arguably most naturally impressive course in the area was designed by George C. Thomas and Billy Bell in 1924 and continues to be a favorite of those who own Palos Verdes real estate. Palos Verdes Golf Club is often referred to as the “hidden gem” of Southern California. If you’re looking for a course with breathtaking ocean vistas, Palos Verdes Golf Club is it. Thirteen of the original eighteen holes boast remarkable ocean views.

The 6,443-yard course makes considerable use of natural hazards. You’ll be challenged by the barrancas, creeks, hills, and very often the strong ocean breeze. This course provides an exciting game for golfers of all levels.

Palos Verdes Golf Club has a stunning event space and veranda. Golfers and the public are invited to enjoy dinner in the Palos Verdes Golf Club restaurant each evening, beginning at 5 PM. The Golfer’s Menu is served from noon to 5 PM on weekends.

The Links at Terranea

Are you looking for breathtaking views of the ocean and Catalina Island while you tee off? Look no further than the natural turf and coastal vistas of The Links at Terranea. Though smaller than other courses in the area with only nine holes, the par-3 course offers no shortage of demanding routes and is popular with owners of Palos Verdes real estate who like to teach novices the game.

Todd Eckenrode and the team at Origins Golf Design in Irvine, CA designed the 1,239-yard Rancho Palos Verdes course to highlight the natural cliffs and expansive ocean views. Players will find a range of features such as elevation changes, bunkering, unobstructed sightlines, green contours, and, of course, the ocean vistas.

New and experienced golfers alike can take advantage of a range of golf instruction, including golf clinics led by PGA professionals. The Links also offers an outdoor seating area and a Golf House touting rentals, walking carts, equipment, and resort and golf wear.

Do you plan on staying in the area? Why not check out the Terranea Resort and spend a bit more time soaking up the sun and the coastal views? The 102-acre luxury resort does not disappoint.

Los Verdes Golf Course

 
Renowned golf course designer Billy Bell also had a hand in creating the Los Verdes Golf Course. The course offers elevation changes, magnificent ocean views, and unique challenges, including a 441-yard par 4. Even experienced golfers will be challenged by the 6,617-yard course with a slope rating of 121.

Do you want to practice your swing before hitting the course? The newly-renovated driving range has five target greens and two large putting greens, making it a prime location for some pre-tee time practice. Los Verdes Golf Course also offers club rentals, cart rentals, a pro shop stocked with apparel, and a coffee shop serving breakfast and lunch.

Those who own Palos Verdes real estate and are looking to host an outing often turn to this course. Los Verdes Golf Course is an award-winning championship course, making it a no-brainer location for hosting outings, events, and tournaments. You can also take advantage of private or group instruction for students of all ages led by PGA professionals. All courses are designed to help learners achieve their specific goals.

Rolling Hills Country Club

 
David McLay Kidd, the architect and creator of the stunning Rolling Hills Country Club, touts sand as the “magic ingredient” of the course. Kidd was inspired by the area’s vast sand coverage. Honoring the natural landscape, he made use of the blanket of sand underneath the grass as well as the nearby quarry to create a course that is sure to impress and challenge all golfers.

Rolling Hills Country Club also boasts a range of other amenities. Check out the skyline views of Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Mountains, as well as the rolling hills of the golf course from the clubhouse. Aside from indoor golf practice facilities, a putting green, and a driving range, the country club has tennis facilities, a spa, an aquatic center, an athletic facility, dining, and a kids’ club.
 
There are plenty of places to make tee time in Palos Verdes. These four luxury golf courses are sure to keep you coming back. Why not schedule some time to try them all? From the expansive city views to the impressive ocean vistas, you are sure to be golfing in style. When you’ve finished nine or eighteen holes, check out some of the other amenities offered at these clubs and courses as well. Not only are these courses sure to impress clients and business partners, but a few also host golfing lessons and clubs specifically for children and other family members.

Searching for Palos Verdes real estate?

If you have a passion for golf and are looking for Palos Verdes homes for sale that can offer you tranquil living close to the best golf courses, we can help. Reach out to trusted local agent The Bisignano Group today. The team are experts in the Palos Verdes real estate market, and you’ll be in good hands as you search for your new home near one of these luxury golf courses.



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