How To Play Torrey Pines

We have the only hole-by-hole description and pro tip for how to play Torrey Pines South and North courses.

Torrey Pines Golf Course, located in La Jolla, California, offers a challenging and picturesque golfing experience. To make the most out of your visit, it’s essential to have a good understanding of how to play the course effectively. Our course tours below break down each hole, offering strategic advice on how to approach the fairways and greens. Detailed descriptions of hazards and tips on club selection are provided to enhance your play.

Additionally, our guide emphasizes the importance of understanding the course’s layout. Both courses are known for their challenging rough and strategically placed bunkers. The South Course, famous for hosting the U.S. Open, demands precision, especially on the back nine where the coastal winds can become a factor. Meanwhile, the North Course offers more forgiving fairways but still requires careful shot planning to score well. For those looking to improve their game, the course tour also includes tips on how to handle the course’s unique elements, such as its coastal winds and diverse terrain.

By following these recommendations, you can approach Torrey Pines with confidence and maximize your performance. Take the course tours below!


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