You will find a range of impressive Santa Barbara golf courses to suit all budgets, tastes, and skill levels. Each venue has its own history, personality, and stunning views of the mountains, ocean, or both. Most have 18-hole and 9-hole courses. These courses, some of which are part of private clubs, offer public access.
Montecito Country Club: Attractive course provides natural rises and falls for challenging play. When you’re waiting, enjoy the view of the ocean.
La Cumbre Country Club: Like Montecito, La Cumbre boasts a challenging course thanks to the natural, indigenous fauna that creates obstacles and separates fairways.
Santa Barbara Golf Club: Also known as The Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course and The Muni, this 18-hole course spreads over more than 6,000 yards. It’s open 365 days a year and youth golf sessions are available.
Twin Lakes Golf Course: Lessons and youth camps are available, as well as a grass and mat driving range, 8,000 square foot putting green, and short-game areas.
Hidden Oaks: For beautiful Bermuda grass, greens, and fairways, this is your place.
Sandpiper Golf Club: Ocean views and a 7,000-yard course. Private instruction and club fitting available.
Rancho San Marcos: Located on the valley floor of the Santa Ynez Mountains, 15 miles from downtown Santa Barbara. Covering nearly 7,000 yards, enjoy this award-winning and challenging course. (Call for availability. May be closed)
Glen Annie Golf Club: Situated n the foothills of Santa Barbara offering lakes and a view over the ocean to the Channel Islands.