Southern California golfers are among the luckiest people on the planet when it comes to chasing that little white orb.
We can stand on fairways with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean or just as easily go inland to experience desert golf on verdant ribbons of grass amid arid mountains and valleys.
All of us have played courses that made us sit up and take notice or left us with warm memories.
In this issue, our sources – including PGA instructors and executives, veteran golf writers and a popular comedian and actor – share what’s special and notable in the region.
They can tell you what course has the best food at the turn or the best 19th hole. Learn experts’ thoughts on the best public courses and best 18th-hole finishes.
We think you will enjoy these slices of memorable Southern California golf, from signatures holes to hidden gems to some of the wackiest holes in the game.
Sportscaster, Golf Personality
TOM ADDIS III, PGA
Southern California PGA Executive Director/CEO
Veteran Golf Writer
PGA of America Executive
KIP PUTERBAUGH, PGA
Teaching Pro, Golf Writer
JAMIE MULLIGAN, PGA
Teaching Pro, Golf Columnist