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Golf Courses in Los Angeles and SoCal

Wondering which golf courses in Los Angeles are open?

Both the LA County Parks Golf Courses and the LA City Rec and Parks Golf Courses are open, and if you’ve got an aspiring Tiger Woods in the family, you’ll want to check these out. You can work on both your long and short game – and so can your kids. It’s a nice activity that can allow you to keep social distance and still get exercise.

golf courses in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County has set specific safety guidelines and restrictions that the public must follow when visiting any of these golf courses. These rules are directly from the County:

  • Golf courses are open for regular play of no more than 4 players per tee time. Tee times will be at least 10 minutes apart. No tournaments or group play.
  • Physical distancing of 6 feet always required. No group gathering allowed on the course or in the parking lot.
  • Online reservations and payment recommended. Golf courses will accept payment online, only by debit, credit or gift card.
  • Push carts and walking recommended. Golf carts are limited to single riders.
  • Rental golf clubs and push carts are not available.
  • Bring your own water. Drinking fountains are closed.
  • Golfers may not touch, remove or adjust the flag stick during their round. Course green cups are touchless. Rakes, ball washers, benches, divot boxes and sand bottles will be removed.
  • Driving ranges open. One-hour time limit may be enforced. Practice putting and chipping greens remain closed.
  • Clubhouses and pro shops remain closed. Restaurants and cafes open for take-out only.

City of Los Angeles Rec and Parks Golf Courses
Tee Time Booking Line (818) 291-9980

The City of LA operates 12 municipal golf courses and they are all opening this Saturday, May 9th, with the first tee times available just before sunrise. Please contact each course for specific information.

LA City 18-hole Golf Courses

Rancho Park Golf Course
10460 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 838-7373

Rancho Park Golf Course has an 18-hole, par 71 championship course playing at 6,839 yards, designed by William Johnson and William P. Bell. Rancho Park opened with the 1949 U.S.G.A. Public Links Championship and has been host to eighteen Los Angeles Opens as well as numerous LPGA and Senior tour events between 1978 and 1994. There is also a driving range on site.

Wilson & Harding Golf Courses
5500 Griffith Park Drive, Los Angeles 90027
(323) 663-2555

Wilson is one of the longest L.A. City courses at over 7,000 yards from the tips. This mature golf course will test even the most experienced golfer with its beautiful layout, mildly sloping fairways and forested setting in the heart of the renowned Griffith Park. Its location makes it ideal for families with its proximity to the L.A. Zoo and the Griffith Park Observatory. Both Wilson and Harding share amenities with a full service restaurant, golf shop, (when open), lounge, lighted driving, range and practice facilities.

Encino and Balboa Golf Courses
16821 Burbank Blvd., Encino, CA 91436
(818) 995-4560

Encino and Balboa are the two Golf Courses that comprise the Sepulveda Golf Complex. Encino is a long and wide golf course, a nice test for the long hitter. With an open design, it is ideal for mid to high handicap golfers wanting to hone their game. Frequented by Hollywood celebrities, Encino is a fun course with large greens. Balboa is challenging for the mid to high handicapper, with narrow tree-lined fairways to test your game and shot-making ability. Both Encino and Balboa share amenities with a full service restaurant, lounge, lighted driving range and practice facilities.

Hansen Dam
10400 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima, CA 91331
(818) 899-2200

Hansen Dam Golf Course is a hidden gem located on the face of the Hansen Dam and provides two very distinct nine hole sections due to the elevation changes and number of trees on the back nine.

Woodley Lakes
6331 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 780-6886

The youngest course in the City golf portfolio, Woodley Lakes opened in 1975. It was designed for all skill levels but with its wide fairways and large greens, it is ideal for beginner to intermediate golfers. This golf course is family friendly with the new addition of PGA Level 1 family tees on all 18 holes. With its well-manicured grass tee line, our driving range is one of the most desirable within the city.

Related: Take the Family to Play FootGolf in Los Angeles

LA City 9-hole Golf Courses

Harbor Park Golf Course
1235 N. Figueroa Place, Wilmington, CA 90744

A true par 36 regulation 9-hole golf course. This absolutely stunning 9-hole facility is built on gently rolling terrain, but has plenty of challenge.

Roosevelt Golf Course
2650 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 665-2011

Roosevelt Golf Course, located across the street from the famous Greek Theatre in Griffith Park, is a unique executive 9-hole golf course which touts some of the best views of the City of Los Angeles. It is a walking only course, which is both hilly and very challenging. 

Penmar Golf Course
1233 Rose Avenue, Venice, CA 90291
(310) 396-6228

Just blocks from Venice Beach, this executive length course is the perfect track to hone your short game skills. With six par 4s and three par 3s, the course will require the golfer to concentrate on accurate approach shots to score well here. A great walking course to enjoy.

LA City 9-hole Par-3 Golf Courses

Los Feliz 9-hole 3-par Golf Course
3207 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 633-7758

Los Feliz is a great 9-hole 3-par course short course good for a family outing or gathering of friends. A perfect getaway for a fun round of golf. Los Feliz Golf Course was featured in the movie Swingers which has made it a special attraction for locals, celebrities, and tourists looking for an enjoyable round. Los Feliz Golf is home to local neighborhood summer movie nights and fall and winter Glow Ball events.

Rancho Park 9-hole Par-3 Course
10460 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

This 9-hole 3-par short course has perfectly groomed tree-lined holes ranging in length from 82 to 148 yards. It also features a 9-hole Footgolf course on the same footprint as the par-3 golf course.

Los Angeles County Golf Courses

Los Angeles County is home to 19 Golf Courses, and this in addition to the City courses.

LA County 18-Hole Golf Courses

Alondra Golf Course
16400 Prairie Ave., Lawndale, CA 90260

Altadena Golf Course

Chester L. Washington Golf Course
1818 Charlie Sifford Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90047

Diamond Bar Golf Course

Don Knabe Golf Course

Eaton Canyon Golf Course

El Cariso Golf Course

Knollwood Golf Course

La Mirada Golf Course

Lakewood Golf Course

Los Amigos Golf Course
7295 E. Quill Dr., Downey, CA 90242

Los Verdes Golf Course

Maggie Hathaway Golf Course

Marshall Canyon Golf Course

Mountain Meadows Golf Course

Santa Anita Golf Course

Victoria Golf Course
340 E. 192nd St., Carson, CA 90746

Whittier Narrows Golf Course

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