VISIT CARLSBAD: THE GOLF GATEWAY TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Leading travel destination promotes courses and resorts as premier golf destination
Carlsbad, CA – Visit Carlsbad, the destination marketing organization for the city of Carlsbad, on the Pacific Coast, California, invites golfers nationwide to experience the best golf resorts, golf courses and hotel properties in forefront of the region as the organization further promotes the sunny region. as one of the best golf destinations in America.
Carlsbad is home to top golf destinations Omni La Costa Resort & Spa and Park Hyatt Aviara, as well as The Crossings at Carlsbad. The beachfront city features world-class golf, luxury resort destinations, world-class culture and cuisine, and some of the best weather all year round. Golf Digest already recognizes Carlsbad among its “23 Best Golf Destinations for Summer Trips with Friends.”
“When you combine the world-class golf of La Costa, Aviara and The Crossings, along with our resort destinations and over 5,000 hotel rooms, wonderful attractions, restaurants, breweries, beaches, outdoors and great weather, why don’t you want to put this on your list of golf destinations? said Mark Rudyk, vice president of marketing and communications for Visit Carlsbad. “We are very pleased to promote our excellent golf partners and raise awareness of our golf product and attract even more golfers to this beautiful oceanfront golf destination.”
Carlsbad features a rich golfing history
Originally developed as a playground for celebrities and well-heeled athletes, OMNI La Costa Resort & Spa has a warm and relaxing ambience that charms you as soon as you enter the property. You can feel the rich history, which dates back to the early 1960s, resonating through its grounds.
By the mid-1960s, La Costa had become the hangout of Hollywood’s elite. The golf course has received international acclaim and has been regularly played by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bob Hope. In the early 1970s, the famous Pancho Segura was the resident tennis pro and La Costa became the epicenter of tennis with Charlton Heston, Johnny Carson and Desi Arnaz exchanging trades during their visits.
The jewel in La Costa’s crown, The Spa, was a haven for some of the world’s most powerful people, including Richard Nixon, Jackie Kennedy and Chief Justice Earl Warren. La Costa quickly established itself as the destination of choice for Hollywood stars who wanted to experience the “La Costa lifestyle”. Omni La Costa is home to 36 holes of historic championship golf on its Champions and Legends courses, having hosted the PGA TOUR Tournament of Champions from 1969 to 1989.
Aviara hosts the LPGA
The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort Golf Club and Spa is a premier luxury resort featuring the area’s only golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. Since 2013, the resort and golf club has hosted the LPGA JTBC Classic. The resort spans 200 acres and features a stunning, sophisticated Spanish Colonial-style hotel. The luxury getaway recently underwent a major $50 million makeover that included new dining concepts, reimagined guest rooms, pools, and stunning ocean views from the new lobby. Golf Digest named the resort one of its “33 Most Women-Friendly Golf Travel Destinations.”
Opened in 1991, Palmer’s highly acclaimed design overlooks the beautiful Batiquitos Lagoon, a three-mile stretch of inland water ranked among the nation’s finest private nature reserves. With its scenic setting, the course layout features undulating greens and wide fairways that meander through coastal hills with spectacular vegetation, scenic rock outcrops, waterfalls and streams.
The Carlsbad Crossings, located just one mile from the Pacific Ocean, were designed by Greg Nash. The popular municipal course is considered one of the best in Southern California. With the Pacific to the west and the mountain ranges of the Southern California Peninsula to the east, the scenery on the course is truly breathtaking. Named after the five bridges golfers cross over canyons during play, the course will take you over rugged terrain and through canyons and wetlands accented with sagebrush and native flora. The course is also adjacent to the luxurious Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, a great place for golfers to stay and play.
Complementing Carlsbad’s championship golf experiences is the fun local Rancho Carlsbad Golf Club. Located two miles inland, the short, 2,056-yard, par-54, 18-hole course is a great place to perfect your short game or settle the day‘s bets with friends in a relaxed atmosphere.
Besides the Park Hyatt Aviara and La Costa golf resorts, Carlsbad offers other sensational resort destinations like Cape Ray, Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort & Spa, nestled on the coast and just steps from the Pacific Ocean. Hilton also operates the beautiful Cassara Carlsbad which also overlooks the ocean. The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, Four Seasons Aviara Residence Club, and Sheraton Carlsbad are also great places for golfers when playing world-class golf. If resorts aren’t for you, be sure to check out the variety of hotels in the area for stay and play packages.
Golf Equipment Capital
Carlsbad is also known as the golf equipment capital of the world, home to many of the top club makers like Titleist, Callaway, TaylorMade, Cobra, and Honma, among other golf brands. Golf enthusiasts and club geeks visiting the area can also experience the best in custom club fitting at some of the game’s top performance centers, such as Titleist Performance Institute, Ely Callaway Performance Center, TaylorMade Kingdom and the Scotty Cameron Putting Studio.
For more information on Carlsbad’s best golf experiences or to book a golf trip with friends, visit https://visitcarlsbad.com/best-golf-courses/.
About Visit Carlsbad
Located just 25 minutes north of San Diego, Carlsbad is a luxury resort town in Southern California. The city, which offers the charm of a quaint European town, takes its name from a pioneer speculator named Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad) of the Czech Republic, who dug a local well in 1883 upon discovering mineral water believed to restore health, attracting visitors from everywhere. the world. The epitome of laid-back Southern California coastal elegance, the destination offers two world-class golf destinations, four championship golf courses, more than 5,000 guest rooms, plus unlimited ocean experiences along seven miles of golden coast.
The region, boasting America’s best year-round climate, offers unforgettable experiences of sun and sand, world-class spas and wellness retreats, vibrant flower fields, vibrant craft beer and a culinary scene, one-of-a-kind destinations, such as LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE Aquarium, and a charming downtown village. The Carlsbad Experience allows travelers to embrace the Southern California lifestyle and feel refreshed and rejuvenated. Visit the official website, www.visitcarlsbad.com, for full destination information.
Kevin Frisch PR