Editors' Choice: Destinations & AccommodationsApril 19, 2016

Best Golf Resorts In California

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THE INN AT PASATIEMPO
Santa Cruz

Charming lodging with a retro 1950s facade, across the road from the front nine of one of Alister MacKenzie's finest designs, ranked 111th in America.
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LA QUINTA (CALIF.) RESORT & CLUB/PGA WEST
Now a Waldorf Astoria resort, offering tee times at five challenging golf courses, three by Pete Dye, one by Jack Nicklaus and one by Greg Norman.
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THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES
La Jolla

Thrilling setting overlooking the Pacific. Torrey's South Course was the site of Tiger Woods' dramatic U.S. Open win in 2008.
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OJAI (CALIF.) VALLEY INN & SPA
If relaxing golf and a spa treatment aren't enough, there's an artist-in-residence at the Artist Cottage who will assist in anything from water colors to mixed media, even origami.
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PEBBLE BEACH RESORTS/INN AT SPANISH BAY
The Monterey Peninsula has long been the finest meeting of land and sea. There's access to four resort-owned courses (Pebble Beach, Spanish Bay, Spyglass Hill and Del Monte), plus others.
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THE RESORT AT PELICAN HILL
Newport Coast

Mediterranean-inspired bungalows and villas overlook portions of two Tom Fazio-designed layouts with the panoramic Pacific beyond. Superb cuisine.
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ROSEWOOD CORDEVALLE
San Martin

A former PGA Tour stop, CordeValle's Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed 18 is the site of the 2016 U.S. Women's Open.
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