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The Course at Terranea Resort - Rancho Palos Verdes California

Swing Into Ocean Views

Designed by Todd Eckenrode of Origins Golf Design, The Links at Terranea features a unique 9-hole, par-3 oceanfront course set apart by lush natural terrain and dramatic vistas overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island.
With tee placements ranging from 104 to 173 yards, the course offers a short- and mid-range layout for beginner and experienced golfers. Fairways are masterfully routed through natural surroundings integrating elevation changes, artful bunkering, green contours, and unobstructed sightlines. Play this course in approximately two hours leaving plenty of time for other activities.

Course Tour

The Links course offers nine challenging par-3 holes woven through natural surroundings with elevation changes, green contours, and strategic bunkering. Each hole has a distinctive defining name to add to its allure. Explore our course tour for a sneak peek at what lies ahead.
  • LONG POINT - 123 yds.

    LONG POINT - 123 yds.

    The historic name of the land on which your round begins.
  • BOOMERANG - 104 yds.

    BOOMERANG - 104 yds.

    A boomerang-shaped green wraps around a small but strategic bunker.
  • CAPTAIN'S BLUFF - 172 yds

    CAPTAIN'S BLUFF - 172 yds

    The bold will take dead aim at the Pt. Vicente lighthouse.
  • POINT FERMIN - 136 yds.

    POINT FERMIN - 136 yds.

    Your shot will ride a prevailing tailwind down to Pt. Fermin.
  • LITTLE BLUE - 115 yds.

    LITTLE BLUE - 115 yds.

    A delicate shot framed by a vast blue backdrop of ocean and sky.
  • PORTUGUESE BEND - 145 yds.

    PORTUGUESE BEND - 145 yds.

    Like its namesake, the green complex has a lot of movement.
  • PUNCHBOWL - 150 yds.

    PUNCHBOWL - 150 yds.

    Favor the left side to catch the slope of the partial punchbowl green.
  • CATALINA - 173 yds.

    CATALINA - 173 yds.

    Catalina looks reachable with a long iron on a clear day but focus on the green.
  • WHALE ROAD - 121 yds.

    WHALE ROAD - 121 yds.

    A gallery of mighty grays may add to the drama of the finishing hole.
Practice Areas at Terranea Resort - Rancho Palos Verdes California

Practice Areas

Players enjoy an expansive, multi-tiered short-game practice area with chipping and putting greens, as well as private and group instruction, junior player lessons, and golf clinics led by our PGA professionals. The Golf House also offers a golf simulator for swing development.
Meet The Course Designer in Terranea Resort - Rancho Palos Verdes California

Meet The Course Designer

Todd Eckenrode's company, Origins Golf Design, specializes in golf course design for new golf courses and classic restorations, renovations, and redesigns. Origins Golf Design's philosophy of preserving and fully integrating the natural features of the land into their designs is showcased extensively here at Terranea.
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