San Diego Itinerary

By Lauren ThompsonMarch 28, 2011, 1:11 pm

Day 1

Torrey Pines, South Course 

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Home of The 2008 U.S. Open, recognized by many as one of the greatest championships in U.S. Open history. The South Course is currently in tournament conditions with deep rough, narrow fairways and fast greens. Bring your 'A' game.  Book a Vacation Package to Torrey Pines

18 holes | Public | Par:  72 | Length: 6,856 yards | Designed by Rees Jones

11480 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
(877) 581-7171  


Torrey Pines Gliderport

Torrey Glider 

If you have ever wanted to take a Paragliding or Hang Gliding flight, the Torrey Pines Gliderport is the place to be!  Torrey Pines offers Tandem flights year round. Sign-up Today and go soaring with one of our world class Tandem Instructors!

2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
San Diego, CA 92037-9858
(858) 452-9858


Maderas Golf Club


One of Southern California's premier golf destinations, Maderas Golf Club is quietly tucked amidst the gentle rolling hills of north San Diego and just minutes from the coast. Designed by Johnny Miller and Robert Muir Graves, Maderas offers a unique combination of golf course strategy and design mastery, while taking the concept of upscale golf to exhilarating levels.

18 holes | Public | Par:  72 | Length: 7,167 yards | Designed by Johnny Miller/Robert Muir Graves

17750 Old Coach Rd
Poway, CA 92064-6621


Day 2

Rob Machado, Professional Surfer

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Rob Machado is not just one of the world’s greatest surfers; he’s one of the sport’s most recognizable characters, a living icon who continues to expand the definition of what professional surfing is all about. Known for his Zen-like flow both on land and in the water, Machado was consistently seeded at the top of the rankings as a competitor on the ASP World Tour.

The Crossings at Carlsbad

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When playing golf in San Diego County, The Crossings at Carlsbad is a must play golf course for those seeking a challenging, risk-reward golf adventure. The Crossings at Carlsbad is located about a mile from the Pacific Ocean and just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego. Book a Tee Time

18 holes | Public | Par:  72 | Length: 6,467 yards | Designed by Greg H. Nash

5800 The Crossings Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92008-4717

Surf Diva

surf diva

Surf Diva Surf School, established in 1996 by twin sisters Izzy and Coco Tihanyi, has enjoyed its reputation as the world's #1 surf school for women for over 12 years!

2160 Avenida de la Playa
San Diego, CA 92037
(858) 454-8273

Brockton Villa

brockton villa

Brockton Villa remains a significant reminder of the architectural past alive in our La Jolla community: simple and lovely, blessed by the sea, the sun and the sand. On behalf of everyone at the restaurant, we hope you enjoy your experience and come back to see us soon.

(858) 454-7393
1235 Coast Blvd.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Don Carlos Taco Shop

don carlos taco

737 Pearl St. #113
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 456-0462

Searsucker Restaurant


Located at 5th and Market, Searsucker sits on the busiest hub of the famous Gaslamp Quarter.

And the San Diego restaurant is more than ready to become the neighborhood’s favorite stop for a gourmet meal

611 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-7327


Rancho Bernardo Inn

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The 18-Hole Championship Golf Course at Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort & Spa has hosted both PGA and LPGA events and has been renovated recently to continue to present Golfers of all skill levels with challenging and rewarding play. Book a Tee Time | Book a Vacation Package

18 holes | Public | Par:  72 | Length: 6,631 yards | Designed by William F. Bell

17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
(619) 233-7327


Day 3

Balboa Park


Balboa Park Golf Course is a beautiful, traditional and challenging golf course with great views of the San Diego skyline, Balboa Park and Pt. Loma with Pacific Ocean San Diego Harbor in the distant background.

2600 Golf Course Drive
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 239-1660    


Morley Field Disc Golf

morley disc golf

Morley Field was established by Snapper Pierson (course pro and Disc Golf Hall of Fame member) in 1978 making one of the original disc golf courses in the world. Only a few miles from the San Diego Intl. Airport, San Diego Harbor, Coronado Beaches, beautiful Downtown San Diego, and directly across from the San Diego Zoo, this makes Morley a destination course with a personality all its own.

3090 Pershing Drive
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 692-3607    


Day 4

Stone Brewing Co.


Founded in 1996, the Stone Brewing Co., located just 15 miles outside of San Diego, is a must visit for beer enthusiasts.  With over 32 craft & specialty beers on tap, daily brewery tours, a 1-acre beer garden and the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, there’s more than enough to keep you busy after a round of golf.

1999 Citracado Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
(760) 471-4999


Dawn Mitschele

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Dawn Mitschele is at the top of a new generation of talented musicians thriving in the Southern California acoustic music scene. In January 2009, she was named by San Diego Magazine as one of  '50 to Watch' in the new year, and her first album, 'In the Moonlight' was praised by the San Diego Troubadour, describing Dawn as having 'a firm grip on her artistic vision as well as the talent to bring it to fruition as she fearlessly explores folk, pop, jazz, Latin, and blues sounds.'


The Grand Golf Club

Serenely nestled amidst Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, this premier San Diego resort destination seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. The result: a destination unparalleled by San Diego hotels and lauded by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the 'World's Best Places To Stay'. Book a Vacation Package

5300 Grand Del Mar Way
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 314-2000

For visitor information and more great recommendations for your next golf vacation, please visit the official travel resource for the San Diego region:



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Perez skips Torrey, 'upset' with Ryder Cup standings

By Will GrayJanuary 24, 2018, 2:19 am

Pat Perez is unhappy about his standing on the U.S. Ryder Cup points list, and his situation won't improve this week.

Perez won the CIMB Classic during the fall portion of this season, and he followed that with a T-5 finish at the inaugural CJ Cup. But he didn't receive any Ryder Cup points for either result because of a rule enacted by the American task force prior to the 2014 Ryder Cup which only awards points during the calendar year of the biennial matches as well as select events like majors and WGCs during the prior year.

As a result, Perez is currently 17th in the American points race - behind players like Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Bill Haas and James Hahn, none of whom have won a tournament since the 2016 Ryder Cup - as he looks to make a U.S. squad for the first time at age 42.

"That kind of upset me a little bit, the fact that I'm (17) on the list, but I should probably be (No.) 3 or 4," Perez told Golf Digest. "So it kind of put a bitter taste in my mouth. The fact that you win on the PGA Tour and you beat some good players, yet you don't get any points because of what our committee has decided to do."

Perez won't be earning any points this week because he has opted to tee it up at the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic. The decision comes after Perez finished T-21 last week at the Singapore Open, and it means that the veteran is missing the Farmers Insurance Open in his former hometown of San Diego for the first time since 2001.

Perez went to high school a few minutes from Torrey Pines, and he defeated a field that included Tiger Woods to win the junior world title on the South Course in 1993. His father, Tony, has been a longtime starter on the tournament's opening hole, and Perez was a runner-up in 2014 and tied for fourth last year.

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Woods favored to miss Farmers Insurance Open cut

By Will GrayJanuary 24, 2018, 1:54 am

If the Las Vegas bookmakers are to be believed, folks in the San Diego area hoping to see Tiger Woods this week might want to head to Torrey Pines early.

Woods is making his first competitive start of the year this week at the Farmers Insurance Open, and it will be his first official start on the PGA Tour since last year's event. He missed nearly all of 2017 because of a back injury before returning with a T-9 finish last month at the Hero World Challenge.

But the South Course at Torrey Pines is a far different test than Albany, and the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook lists Woods as a -180 favorite to miss the 36-hole cut. It means bettors must wager $180 to win $100, while his +150 odds to make the cut mean a bettor can win $150 with a $100 wager.

Woods is listed at 25/1 to win. He won the tournament for the seventh time in 2013, but in three appearances since he has missed the 36-hole cut, missed the 54-hole cut and withdrawn after 12 holes.

Here's a look at the various Woods-related prop bets available at the Westgate:

Will Woods make the 36-hole cut? Yes +150, No -180

Lowest single-round score (both courses par 72): Over/Under 70

Highest single-round score: Over/Under 74.5

Will Woods finish inside the top 10? Yes +350, No -450

Will Woods finish inside the top 20? Yes +170, No -200

Will Woods withdraw during the tournament? Yes +650, No -1000

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Monahan buoyed by Tour's sponsor agreements

By Rex HoggardJanuary 24, 2018, 12:27 am

SAN DIEGO – Farmers Insurance announced on Tuesday at Torrey Pines a seven-year extension of the company’s sponsorship of the Southern California PGA Tour event. This comes on the heels of Sony extending its sponsorship of the year’s first full-field event in Hawaii through 2022.

Although these might seem to be relatively predictable moves, considering the drastic makeover of the Tour schedule that will begin with the 2018-19 season, it is a telling sign of the confidence corporations have in professional golf.

“It’s a compliment to our players and the value that the sponsors are achieving,” Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said.

Monahan said that before 2014 there were no 10-year title sponsorship agreements in place. Now there are seven events sponsored for 10-years, and another five tournaments that have agreements in place of at least seven years.

“What it means is, it gives organizations like the Century Club [which hosts this week’s Farmers Insurance Open], when you have that level of stability on a long-term basis that allows you to invest in your product, to grow interest and to grow the impact of it,” Monahan said. “You experienced what this was like in 2010 or seen other tournaments that you don’t know what the future is.S o to go out and sell and inspire a community and you can’t state that we have a long-term agreement it’s more difficult.”

Events like this year’s Houston Open, Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, and The National all currently don’t have title sponsors – although officials at Colonial are confident they can piece together a sponsorship package. But even that is encouraging to Monahan considering the uncertainty surrounding next season’s schedule, which will include the PGA Championship moving to May and The Players to March as well as a pre-Labor Day finish to the season.

“When you look back historically to any given year [the number of events needing sponsors] is lower than the typical average,” Monahan said. “As we start looking to a new schedule next year, you get excited about a great schedule with a great group of partners.”

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Day WDs from Farmers pro-am because of sore back

By Golf Channel DigitalJanuary 24, 2018, 12:07 am

SAN DIEGO – Jason Day has withdrawn from the Wednesday pro-am at the Farmers Insurance Open, citing a sore back.

Day, the 2015 champion, played a practice round with Tiger Woods and Bryson DeChambeau on Tuesday at Torrey Pines, and he is still expected to play in the tournament.

Day was replaced in the pro-am by Whee Kim. 

Making his first start since the Australian Open in November, Day is scheduled to tee off at 1:30 p.m. ET Thursday alongside Jon Rahm and Brandt Snedeker.