August is National Golf Month, and to celebrate we’re sharing a few fun facts about this wonderful sport and, of course, highlighting some of our beautiful listings on or near golf courses.
The first set of golf rules was established by the Gentlemen Golfers of Leith in Scotland in 1744.
This Chula Vista home has a large open floor plan with amazing views and is just minutes from Eastlake Country Club. This 18-hole, par 72 championship course was designed by world-renowned architect Ted Robinson.
The word “caddy” comes from the French word for student, “cadet,” which is pronounced cad-DAY.
Any athlete will love this Poway home. It comes complete with a pool, spa, tennis court, champion putting green, sand trap, and driving net.
The WPGA, now the LGPA, was founded in 1944. It is the oldest women’s professional sports organization in the U.S.
Imagine relaxing in the comfort of your yard with picturesque views of the private course and the Santa Rosa Mountains as your backdrop. The Tom Weiskopf Private Course is one of six legendary courses that make up PGA WEST, a 2,000 acre golf community in La Quinta. The course allows players to encounter two replicas of the famous Swilcan Bridge from the first tee box.
Golf balls travel significantly farther in hot weather.
Nestled on the edge of a golf course is this dramatic two-story home where you can enjoy views of the gorgeous green course. In addition to being the first private 36-hole country club in Orange County, the club offers two courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., a 44,000-square-foot clubhouse, a raquet club and an aquatic center.
Contact agent Delores Sherman for more information about this charming house.
A regulation golf ball has 336 dimples.
Enjoy sunsets and breezy ocean views from this elegant, spacious single-level home in the Muirlands just a short distance from La Jolla Country Club. This par 72 golf course is perhaps best characterized for its Kikuyu fairway grass, uneven lies and small fast greens. This challenging San Diego course is made even more enjoyable by the breathtaking views of the Pacific.
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