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Aviara Golf Club

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Address: 7447 Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4732
Phone Number: 760-603-6900

Named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the best resort golf...

Named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the best resort golf courses in America, and the #1 golf resort in Southern California according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the Aviara Golf Club overlooks the beautiful Batiquitos Lagoon ecological reserve. The only San Diego golf course designed by Arnold Palmer, Aviara features a memorable coastal layout: par 72, 18 holes over 7,007 yards uniquely sculpted around rolling hillsides, native wildflowers, and plenty of bunker and water challenges.

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Amazing Course!!!

One of the best we have golfed. The course is a beautiful experience. The restaurant and pro shop are very nice, the golf amazing, and the views were extraordinary.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
North Platte, Nebraska
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North Platte, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best we have golfed. The course is a beautiful experience. The restaurant and pro shop are very nice, the golf amazing, and the views were extraordinary.

Thank kbqhills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted for this course based on the recommendation from a friend who used to live in the area. We were not disappointed. It was beautiful! As a beginner golfer I was worried that such a renowned course would be too hard for me. Although challenging, and I did pick up a few times, I really enjoyed the experience. Don't... More 

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Auburn, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Aviara has been on my list for some time now. My wife and I played Sunday afternoon, August 14th, and received a very favorable rate. We played by ourselves, and finished in under 4 hours. It felt like our private course. The course is gorgeous with all of the flowers and trees around, and the staff were superb. And, I... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I love this course. I've played it a ton and it's always in great shape. This time (played it twice) it was brown in several spots and the greens rolled quite slowly. I would say for $165 (midday) you should be getting as much water as you can consume. Nevertheless, the service staff is great. The views are excellent and... More 

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This Arnold Palmer designed 18 hole golf course is in a lovely venue near the Batiquitos Lagoon in Aviara at Carlsbad, California. Green fees are $230 per person which is not cheap but the course is challenging so bring some extra balls and your A game! Good place for corporate or friendly game of golf.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Been here several times and I must say it is one of my favorites in San Diego County. Course is challenging but fair. Staff here is outstanding.

Thank DoubleBlack1
Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Aviara is a First Class experience staffed by the most knowledgeable and competent people who work hard to assure your enjoying what is the most beautiful course in the county. A Palmer designed course, it is always in wonderful condition, challenging and fun. Its not at all surprising that the LPGA has extended their contract for the Kia Classic for... More 

Thank Ashley W
Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely one of the most picturesque course I've ever played. It's like playing in the middle of a beautiful botanical garden. Beware the rough. Great staff!

Thank ejv50
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We played at Aviara the day after the Kia Classic, so the course played tougher than imaginable, super thick and long rough, and lightning fast greens, but with the help of our caddie we made it around the course without too many lost balls. Had a blast, the course is absolutley beautiful. I can't think of a single bad thing... More 

Thank Sharon M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely FRIENDLIEST staff!! We enjoyed the driving range 3 days in a row for a very minimal fee. The instructors were truly caring and focused on your needs. The kids LOVED lessons from Hannah - who kept everyone smiling. Thanks for a great experience!!!

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