Callaway Golf Ambassador Tina Mickelson knows a thing or two about San Diego. Not only has she spent lots of time on the region’s many golf courses (just like her brother, Phil Mickelson), but she also loves to get out and explore the region with family and friends. Join Tina, one of San Diego’s Guides to the Good Stuff, in exploring what makes San Diego a great place for golf-lovers and non-golfers alike.
Of course you want to see Tiger Woods play in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course.
But would you like a chance to see one of the greatest golfers of all time as he rehearses for a seventh win in the tournament, eighth overall at Torrey Pines counting his amazing victory in the 2008 U.S. Open?
For those accustomed to playing a full-length championship golf course, Presidio Hills Golf Course may not seem like much at first glance. But dismissing it would be a big mistake. “It’s a special place,” said Presidio head golf professional Paul Bush. “There’s a lot of history here.” Presidio is one of the oldest par-3 courses […]
The grandstands surrounding the 18th hole on the Torrey Pines South Course were filled with spectators Sunday, hours before the leaders of the Farmers Insurance Open approached the final hole. As the day wore on, fans began crowding the ropes adjacent to the green and then along both sides of the fairway. By the time […]
Watching the world’s best golfers is what draws fans to the Torrey Pines Golf Course for the Farmers Insurance Open. The wide assortment of promotional booths, sponsor tents and other activities at the entrances and along some of the fairways is a pleasant surprise that makes the experience even more memorable. The Kodak booth and […]
Fans packed the stands behind the 15th green on the South Course at Torrey Pines and lined the ropes that fence off the green and fairway as the group that included Tiger Woods, Rocco Mediate and Anthony Kim approached during Friday’s second round of the Farmers Insurance Open. One young man, probably one of the […]
Mark Twain once referred to golf as “a good walk spoiled.” Tell that to the thousands of fans who thoroughly enjoyed themselves Thursday walking the grounds of the North and South courses at Torrey Pines for the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Spectacular was more like it. The weather was magnificent, the scenery […]
The last time Tiger Woods walked the grounds of the Torrey Pines Golf Course was during his 2008 U.S. Open playoff victory. It was just Woods, Rocco Mediate and about 30,000 fans who made the surroundings seem more like a rock concert than a golf tournament. Woods returned Wednesday morning — and so did the […]
Monday is always very casual the week of the Farmers Insurance Open at the Torrey Pines Golf Course as final preparations are made for the PGA event. Last-minute touches on the tee boxes, firming up the fairways and grooming the greens is done by the grounds crew. Sponsor booths, souvenir and refreshment stands are loaded […]