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Monarch Beach Golf Links

Closed Now: 06:00 - 19:00
Open today: 06:00 - 19:00
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Great staff

The service and staff were superb on my outing. From start to finish they were extremely helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
texas-steven
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Cypress, Texas
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Good fun course with 2 great holes

Holes 3 and 4 on the beach are amazing. They are the reason for the high price to play. I paid over... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Reasonable50
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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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...more
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50 Monarch Beach Resort Drive North, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service and staff were superb on my outing. From start to finish they were extremely helpful, friendly and professional. They made the time great from the valet, pro shop, and starting crew.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank texas-steven
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Top of the Day Texas-Steven! Thank you very much for taking the time to rate your visit 5-stars. We sincerely appreciate the kind words and hope you have a chance to golf with us again soon. Regards, Eric Lohman, PGA GM

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Holes 3 and 4 on the beach are amazing. They are the reason for the high price to play. I paid over $300 to play at 9 AM on a weekday, with rental clubs. That is very pricey. I had fun but suggest you play...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Reasonable50
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Greetings Reasonable50! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Monarch Beach Golf Links. We hope you enjoyed your rentals clubs and were able to walk away with a few of the golf balls that came with them! You are correct that...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is one of the most beautiful family-/ beach-/golf resorts in the US. Def. worth your visit. The location is very nice with a short drive to Laguna, San Diego and Newport Beach.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chillout75
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear Chillout75, Thank you for your loyalty, patronage and this wonderful review. I am pleased to hear of your exceptional visit and look forward to welcoming you back for many more years to come. I hope you have a great fall and some wonderful golf....More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

A fun round at Monarch Beach Golf Links. Course was in great shape and the service was 5 Star from the moment we arrived. The Ocean views are wonderful but brief. Course was in good shape. It is a bit pricey but I felt worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for a great review. We are glad your experience was worth the price of admission. That is certainly our goal. I look forward to your next visit, please say hello so that I can personally welcome you. I hope you have a great...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

My little brother and my two nephews flew into Southern California for a golf trip, I decided to make our first round at Monarch Beach. Now I am an older fella, and although I thought I had booked my reservation for 11:30 that Saturday, I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank stevesemm2018
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear Stevesemm2018, Thank you for a great review. Frank is the best isn't he!!!! I will make sure to share your kinds with him and the rest of our team. Kacie and Kim are the best as well and they certainly compliment our entire team...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Renee was fantastic in the pro shop, great to see someone go above & beyond to make sure the experience was memorable! Thank you for taking the time to help me select items for my family, you rock!More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JayMartin11
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear JayMartin11, Thank you for your loyalty, patronage and this wonderful review. Renee is indeed a special team member. I am pleased to hear of your exceptional visit and look forward to welcoming you back for many more years to come. I hope you have...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Jessica offered great service in the outdoor lunch patio breakfast burrito was made fresh with fresh made salsa great atmosphere to hang out while waiting for our tee time, also the Golf Boards are a must doMore

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wes691
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear Wes691, Thank you for the compliments on the burrito and the golf boards. We certainly enjoy those two items ourselves and try our best to create a fun atmosphere. We are glad you noticed that as well. Hurry back out and please say hello...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

If this was a $75 course I’d give it at least four stars, but there’s no value at over $200. First off, there’s no driving range. That’s a huge minus. After that I mark off for course conditioning. At that price point the fairways shouldn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mauiwolf
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear Mauiwolf, Thank you for taking the time to review us and provide us with feedback. We would like to discuss this further with you if possible. Please email me at elohman@monarchbeachgolf.com or call me at 949-248-3021. Thank you. Eric Lohman, PGA General Manager

Reviewed 3 July 2018

First time playing here and Frank made me feel like a member. Awesome service and a simply amazing golf course. Greens were fast and true and the course was spectacular. The food was just as good. I will be back and I will tell EVERYONE...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jakeincr
EricLohmanPGA, General Manager at Monarch Beach Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear Jakeincr, Frank is one of a kind isn't he? We greatly appreciate him and your comments. Our greens are very good aren't they? Firm, fast and with a lot of break. Tough, but manageable. Thank you again for your loyalty, patronage and this wonderful...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Played 18 here with some of my wifes work colleagues. Free golf and some great views so I can't complain,but this was my longest round of the year, by a mile. Six and a half hours, we even got left behind by our bus lol....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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It varies according to the time. Before 8am, it could be $69. Regular price is $210. It goes down as it passes 1pm considerably. The best way to book is to download their app. They also offer 5 hole for $85 which you could... More
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