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Monarch Beach Golf Links

50 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629-4084
+1 949-248-3002
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Best Ocean Course in Orange County

The most Friendly People of any Golf Course. Its like a Private Country Club. Course is always in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vegski
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Laguna Beach, California
Best Course Experience in Years

This is one of those special courses that everyone needs to play at least once (although, I will... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OC_At_Large
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Coto de Caza, California
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Established in 1993. Designed by legendary architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. Monarch Beach Golf Links offers challenging layout with undulating greens, links style fairways and a array of Augusta white sand bunkers. In 2012, OB Sports added MBGL to their impressive list of Golf Courses around the United States under which they manage and operate. MBGL is available virtually every day of the year for your golf outings; whether for pleasure, celebratory, corporate or charity, the MBGL Team is there to assist you. True to the SoCal Beach Vibe, you'll enjoy music upon arrival, 'Beach Cruiser' refreshment vehicles & can even Surf the Earth on a GolfBoard. We hope you visit us soon!
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pro shop” (7 reviews)
“pelican hill” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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50 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629-4084
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+1 949-248-3002
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The most Friendly People of any Golf Course. Its like a Private Country Club. Course is always in Great Condition.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those special courses that everyone needs to play at least once (although, I will absolutely be back as often as possible). The location is amazing. The course plays perfectly and the staff are outstanding. I took my dad and my 2...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of playing here a handful of times. You can't compare this place to anywhere else. It's a great course with excellent views. The PGA GM Eric really knows how to make it a great time. If I had more time I'd be...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

My friends and I played at Monarch Beach a few days ago and had a blast! The vibe was cool, with up to date music playing at their valet, in the pro shop and when you're teeing off on the 1st tee! The staff was...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Excellent, challenging greens...great par 3s...nice pace of play...beautiful views and sunsets overlooking Catalina Island

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had such a great time! The course is beautiful and so much fun to play. The greens were quick but true, and the fairways are in great shape. The grounds team is doing a great job! The clubhouse is gorgeous with a great selection...More

Thank Leah T
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

What a great time on the links. The golf cause is in great shape. The greens are absolutely perfect and the bunkers have been redone. I could not speak enough about the staff and the view. I just can’t wait to get back out there...More

Thank Eric L
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

When east coast people golf in California we always envision holes directly on the ocean because of golf tournaments camera coverage of these courses. Many courses only have holes that skirt the ocean with views off in the distance. This course literaly has an entire...More

Thank Scott M
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Jackie K, Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Greetings Scott! We are so happy to read you had a chance to visit us from the East Coast. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit and we hope you were able to bring with you back home some special memories....More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The golf course is overrated. There is no driving range just net to hit into. The course was incredibly soft. The staff said the greens were punched the previous week. I am guessing since it was Tuesday they meant Saturday or Sunday because the ball...More

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Jackie K, Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to review your visit this past November. As you did join us 10 days post large tine aerification, you should have received a free sleeve of golf balls and been made aware of the course conditions prior to...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This course does not disappoint! Great Staff, and great course! this place is always in great condition. Can't say enough about the views and friendly environment!

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Jackie K, Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you so very much for your stellar review of your visit to Monarch Beach Golf Links. We strive to provide an exceptional experience and we are so happy to hear we did just that! Happy golfing!

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