Golf Course Photo, Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course, South Course, La Jolla, 92037
Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course, South Course
Played on December 2008
11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, California, 92037
1 Ranking
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Jim Huff
La Jolla

$151 (cart included), played on Tuesday, December 2008 at 10am

Very beautiful scenery and worth doing ONCE if you are not a resident or rich.

My main complaint was that the course is being set up for the Buick Invitational in February and it is much too difficult to play for most amateurs. The rough was so high that any ball off the fairway was usually lost. That took a lot of the fun out of it(even the pros would have problems if they did not have thousands of people and professional caddies to find wayward balls for them). If you did find the ball you were swinging in grass 4"+. Also because of the tournament it was cart path only.

The greens are challenging since they are so different than the ones we play in Texas. BIG breaks and very fast. However, they are fairly bumpy which surprised me. I played with some local guys that were cursing the course because of the set-up.

If you are going to play there and you are not almost a scratch golfer, be sure to check that there is no tournament scheduled any time soon. The tournament set-up is too challenging for a teen + handicap. All that said, I am very happy I got to play there and did really enjoy the beauty of the course.

Would travel: 20-30 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line:
Condition of Course, Layout, Ambiance, No Houses on Course, Staff, Pro Shop
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Rank ID # : 005536