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Truly Superb Golf Course

If you have the opportunity to play here, grab it with both hands. A wonderful course, in pristine... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
Jerry T
Merewether, NSW
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Beautiful and Challenging

We played two days, right after the LPGA had their tournament...the rough was ROUGH. Course is... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Long Beach, California
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Named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the best resort golf courses in America, and the #1 golf resort in Southern California according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the Aviara Golf Club overlooks the beautiful Batiquitos Lagoon...more
7447 Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4732
+1 760-603-6900
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Our family has been traveling from the midwest to Carlsbad to play golf at Aviara Golf Club for over ten years. This Palmer designed course is one of the most beautiful courses in all of Southern California. At first, the extra large greens appear to...More

5  Thank TouringFour
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 11, 2013

I had a day to myself whilst staying in San Diego and through reports visited Aviara early December. Very nice welcome by the staff, and paid my green fee, which was a little on the steep side, and also rental clubs which @ $75 were...More

1  Thank Charles S
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Beautiful course, poorly managed. Don't use it as a substitute for Torrey Pines. They had some corporate event out there with a bunch of hackers, which in of itself isnt bad, unless they back things up, which they did. We bailed on hole 15 because...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

If you have the opportunity to play here, grab it with both hands. A wonderful course, in pristine condition, with great facilities and very welcoming and professional staff. We were lucky to play here on the way from Sydney to Augusta and had a great...More

Thank Jerry T
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We played two days, right after the LPGA had their tournament...the rough was ROUGH. Course is maintained so well, flowers everywhere, very green. Course is hilly and in places tight. Stay in the middle !!! Staff was outstanding especially the starter Joe....so friendly and talkative....More

Thank lanzie99
Reviewed March 5, 2018

A fantastic golf course, challenging, great greens and just a pleasure to play. Course has been maintained as well as any TPC course I have played.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Aviara is a wonderful golf course. Challenging, beautiful, well designed and well maintained. The course has everything you want....terrain changes, excellent greens, interesting layout and holes of every length, direction and difficulty. I loved it his course.

1  Thank gordy g
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best golf course I’ve ever played. Not only is the Course picturesque but the Club house facilities as well I hope to be able to play here again

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

My 2nd trip to the San Diego area and fortunately i was going to play golf at Aviara: I had heard about the course and was not disappointed, it was superb in every way: Course-excellent condition, staff-superb and of course my golf was pretty good...More

Thank JEFF K
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We do an annual 9/11 Golf Tournament and booked one of the days here. The facility is amazing, and the course is fantastic! This course requires more "controlled shots" into the green, and makes for a challenging round. Was the favorite of our group (we...More

Thank Ace90266
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This course is very well maintained and presented. It was a challenge, but suits all abilities of golfers. The course has a good mix of water holes and tree lined holes. The staff were friendly and the facilities were first class.

Thank robcorp
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

We love playing golf here. The course is definitely challenging but offers a wonderful day of golf in an absolutely stunning environment. The course is in magnificent condition with beautiful trees and flowers in bloom. The views are stunning. After golf, be sure to stop...More

Thank Nellie M
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Ice W
September 21, 2018|
Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It is a difficult course, but they do have a large number of tee options. Also the starter will ask you your standard, and come up with a suitable list of tee options. They were very helpful in this way. You’ll love the... More
September 26, 2016|
Response from Ashley W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is a very nice shop.