Santa Barbara offers three public 18-hole golf courses, a municipal course, and a 9-hole course in Goleta. If you’re visiting for longer, La Purisima is located 45 minutes away in Lompoc and is located near dozens of Santa Maria Valley wineries and River Course at the Alisal is located 30 minutes away in quaint Solvang.


Rancho San Marcos
This Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed course is located in the Santa Ynez Valley featuring beautiful oak trees and a mountain backdrop.


Glen Annie Golf Club
This 18-hole course features waterfalls and Channel Island views.


Sandpiper Golf Club
Golf Digest recently named Sandpiper on its Top 100 Public Golf Course list. Located on a seaside bluff, this beautiful course is the only ocean-front course between Los Angeles and Pebble Beach.