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Catalina Island Golf Course

1 Country Club Drive, Post Office Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-0530
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Catalina Island Golf Course 9-Hole Round
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Catalina Island Golf Course is the oldest operating golf course west of the Rocky Mountains! Originally built by the Banning Brothers in 1892, this scenic, 2,100-yard course has nine challenging holes, two sets of tees for 18-hole play, and is the former home of the Bobby Jones Invitational Tournament. A fully stocked Pro Shop, rental clubs and electric and pull carts are available.
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1 Country Club Drive, Post Office Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I love the first tee off over the road. The rest of the course was challenging too. It is no problem it you always hit the ball in the middle of the narrow fairways. The greens are long and lumpy but you get an extra...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

perfect 9 hole course for a morning or afternoon game. watch out for the golf carts out for the island tour as they roar by the club house, then begin your game as you hit your first shot over the road (and next to the...More

Thank michael p
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We took this excursion through Carnival Cruise Line and we were very happy we did. The cart, clubs and tees were supplied and this at a very decent price. We are no expert, but it was not crowded and we played just the the two...More

Thank southguy
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I am a golf professional and have had the luxury of working at and playing some of the best golf courses this world has to offer. This course is not in those conversations. However, it's not trying to be that course, either. For what it...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Having a golf experience on the island was worth the price! This is the only course on the island, soif you want to play golf this it. On the day I was there the holes were not marked which made for an interesting morning. The...More

Thank parman55
Reviewed 21 November 2016

While on the Island I play every day. This place is magical , peaceful and serene. Catalina Island golf course is beautiful , it is also on an island that has had severe drought conditions for years, it is also not an exotic resort experience...More

Thank james p
Reviewed 27 August 2015

if you like golf, you will love this place. Not crowded, beautiful scenery and pleasant people. The golf attendent ( Steve) was super. very nice and helpful and really friendly

1  Thank G5874BEjamest
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Very enjoyable course. Some great views, and challenging holes. Don't need much of a long game to play this course, bring your short game. Greens were very soft and in good shape. It's a good thing they have some non-potable wells to water with. Course...More

1  Thank joenalissa
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

We bring our clubs every time we go to Catalina !! We consider Catalina a must go for many years with family and friends. The course at one time was 18 holes but now is played 9 holes. To play 18 we play twice around....More

1  Thank Mary Jo C
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Played with local friends and loved it. Thanks Bobby!! Played again in a fundraiser and eagled the 4th!!! Defo back again!!!

1  Thank Gearoid O
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