Golf Destination: The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, United States


The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is an inspiring destination for golf enthusiasts. Located in a short distance from San Francisco, along the coast, the resort provides amazing views to the sea.  

The resort offers two championship golf courses each with its own unique terrain and style of play. The historic parkland-style Old Course features cypress trees and an 18th hole overlooking the ocean. The more challenging Ocean Course includes rugged terrain and ocean views from every hole.

The Old Course

  • 7,001 yards
  • Originally designed by Francis Duane and Arnold Palmer in 1973
  • Redesigned by Arthur Hills in 1999
  • Parkland-style course with a home hole that plays next to the ocean waves and fairways lined with cypress trees
  • Par 72

The Ocean Course

  • 6,914 yards
  • Pacific Ocean views from every hole
  • Designed by renowned golf architect Arthur Hills
  • Traditional Scottish design complemented by the natural terrain of the rugged Northern California coast
  • With prevailing ocean winds, tight fairways and knolls, the course offers a challenging and enjoyable test for golfers
  • Par 72