Best of 2017: Top 25 golf courses in California according to reviews

(Editor's Note: Click here to view the 2018 Best of California list)

Golf Advisor is looking back on the top-rated courses in each state for 2017 according to your ratings and reviews. Golf courses needed to receive at least one review from an active and trusted member in the calendar year to be considered eligible for our state lists. To view more details on how we compile our best-of lists, visit our Top 50 U.S. Courses list.

California golf courses reviewed in 2017: 520
Total reviews of California golf courses in 2017: 17,224

Top 25 courses in California in 2017

Lompoc


La Quinta


Clio


Pebble Beach


Carmel


Seaside


La Quinta


Borrego Springs


Truckee


Ojai


Bodega Bay


Dinuba


San Jose


Pebble Beach


Truckee


Poway


Indian Wells


Seaside


Palm Desert


Indian Wells


Palm Desert


Santa Cruz


Brooks


Pebble Beach


Borrego Springs


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