Golf Courses on The San Francisco Peninsula

From the gorgeous Half Moon Bay Golf Links to the home of the 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park, The San Francisco Peninsula offers some of the best golf courses in Northern California.

Ever had a view of the Pacific Ocean from all 18 holes? You will be here! Or you may opt to play a true Scottish links course with a view of the ocean. Nature lovers will love our Audubon award-winning Silicon Valley golf course and novices will have some easier and/or smaller courses as options at one of our San Mateo golf courses.

Scroll below to learn more about some of the best golf courses on The San Francisco Peninsula available for your next visit.



Located in Burlingame, Crystal Springs Golf Course is one of the best golf courses in San Mateo County, offering spectacular panoramic views of the Crystal Springs Reservoir. Designed by the British architect, W. Herbert Fowler, this classic 6,515 yard, 18-hole, par 72 layout meanders along the natural contours of Silicon Valley and offers a challenge to any level golfer. The golf course offers great food, great service from experienced professionals and their incredible location is just 11 minutes from San Francisco International Airport. This venue is the perfect place to host your next golf tournament or any other private events.

Crystal Springs Golf Course Hours:
Mon-Sun: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: 6650 Golf Course Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650-342-0603


Originally built in 1933, Poplar Creek Golf has been home to many tournaments, which has had notable past winners such as PGA Tour Professionals Johnny Miller, Keith Clearwater, and Mark Lye. This San Mateo golf course is a beautiful 18-hole Championship Course that presents some unique challenges for the low-handicap golfer while its classic layout encourages development in those just learning the game. Poplar Creek is also home to Par 3, a restaurant that offers a full-service bar and a delicious farm-to-table menu. Today, Poplar Creek averages over 70,000 rounds a year, making it one of the most popular Silicon Valley golf courses!

Poplar Creek Golf Course Hours:
Mon-Sun: 6:00 am – 8:00 pm

Address: 1700 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone: 650-522-4653


TPC Harding Park offers 27 holes of championship golf – the 18-hole Harding Park Course and the 9-hole Fleming Course – situated on a gently rolling peninsula surrounded by the shores of Lake Merced. Both impressive courses create a challenging and scenic experience and have been ranked by Golf Digest as one of the “Best Places to Play”. TPC Harding Park is the only city-owned public course managed by the PGA TOUR and it continues to be a “must-play” for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. This golf course has hosted many prestigious golf tournaments over the years including the 2020 PGA Championship!

TPC Harding Park Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sat-Sun: 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

Address: 99 Harding Road, San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: 415-664-4690

The 18th green hole at the TPC Harding Park Golf Course

Located in Pacifica, CA, Sharp Park Golf Course is a historic seaside link, designed by the preeminent architect, Alister MacKenzie, who also designed Augusta National (home of the Master's Tournament), Cypress Point, and many of the world’s most esteemed courses. Sharp Park is one of MacKenzie’s rare public links. Often called “The Poor Man’s Pebble Beach,” the par 72 course is 6,300 yards long and offers fabulous views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding headlands and mountains.

Sharp Park Golf Course Hours:
Mon-Sun: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Address: 1 Sharp Park Rd, Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone: 650-359-3380


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