There is 1 golf course in Rancho Santa Margarita, California and 0 are municipal courses. There are also another 43 golf courses within 20 miles of Rancho Santa Margarita, including 20 public, 4 municipal and 19 private courses.
The oldest course in the Rancho Santa Margarita area is the Cresta Verde Golf Course and Driving Range which was designed by Randolph Scott and opened in 1927.
The longest course is Mission Viejo Country Club, which is 7,104 yards. Dove Canyon Golf Club is rated the best course near Rancho Santa Margarita. The following courses have won various awards: Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, Shady Canyon Golf Club, Monarch Beach Golf Links, Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Hill Golf Club.