There are 7 golf courses in Escondido, California and 2 are municipal courses. There are also another 52 golf courses within 20 miles of Escondido, including 23 public, 4 municipal, 2 PL and 23 private courses.
The oldest course in the Escondido area is the Willowbrook Golf Course & Grill which was designed by Jack L. Daray, Sr., ASGCA and opened in 1955.
The longest course is Torrey Pines Golf Course, which is 7,607 yards. Welk Resort San Diego is rated the best course near Escondido. The following courses have won various awards: The Bridges Club At Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Barona Creek Golf Club, Aviara Golf Club, Torrey Pines Golf Course.