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Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach

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Best Short Game Practice Course

Place is so well maintained. amazing greens, and extremely walkable (i feel this course should only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John R
Great Deck/Patio for Happy Hour

This is my favorite golf course anywhere. Nine holes of gorgeousness. Deer walk around on the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Lynne H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is so well maintained. amazing greens, and extremely walkable (i feel this course should only be walked to really enjoy). Great Service, and the food and beverages are fantastic.More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

John R, Thank you for playing a round of golf at Ben Brown's Golf Course. Like you mentioned, the course allows for some great short game practice. It is a nice walk (about 1.5 miles), especially due to the views of the canyon and creek....More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is my favorite golf course anywhere. Nine holes of gorgeousness. Deer walk around on the greens and in the woods that are all over the golf course. It's an oasis of peace that we all year for. You tend to get mostly laid back...More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Lynne H, Thank you for celebrating your birthday at the resort. We are thrilled to hear that Ben Brown's Golf Course is your favorite golf course. Like you mentioned, the views on each hole are breathtaking. The mule deer love to greet our guests and...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a nice little, well kept 9-hole course tucked back in a canyon away from the hustle and bustle of Pacific Coast Highway and Laguna Beach. Deer roam along the brush covered hillsides as you play on this pretty course. Easy to walk, but...More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Glenn C, We appreciate that you chose to join us for a round of golf at Ben Brown's. Like you mentioned, the course is carved into the naturally dramatic and lush walls of the Aliso and Wood Canyons, creating an experience with stunning views. It...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Very, very nice course. I've just taken up golf so it was challenging But it's beautiful within the canyons of Laguna so it's also inspiring. John in the golf shop extremely helpful assisting me with clubs and carts. If you've not been here give it...More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Sheila G, Thank you for joining us for a round of golf at Ben Brown's Golf Course. Like you mentioned, the course is challenging, yet fun for those of all ages and skill levels. The course provides exclusive views of the canyon and creek that...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We recently played a round at Ben Brown’s and really enjoyed it. The rented clubs and hand cart were fine, the course was in good shape, and the facilities were nice. The restaurant was recently redone and it is an impressive space.More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Diane W, Thank you for joining us for a round of golf. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the TaylorMade rental clubs and the condition of the course. Eating at Harvest Restaurant after a 9-hole round sounds like a great way to relax...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

I had an enjoyable round of golf at Ben Brown’s. It is a well maintained 9 hole course just off PCH across from Aliso Creek Beach in the Ranch property. The cost of a senior player was $28 plus I think $7 for a walking...More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Caneguy, Thank you for joining us for a round of golf. The layout of the course offers a fun challenge for those of all ages and skill levels. There are some mule deer that like to roam the course, so hopefully you will see them...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

It's a really lovely golf hidden only 500 meters near of the beach. It's a very peacefull place nestled un the hills which absolutely cut the wind from the coast. Well drawn golf with small Green..(conflict of interest :i play the par-:) Great place also...More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Plasticbruno, We are grateful that you joined us for a round of golf at Ben Brown's. It is great to hear how much you loved the layout of the course being carved through the canyon. A round of golf followed by lunch sounds like a...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is truly a beautiful 9 hole course that you can easily walk or they have carts if you want to ride. Each hole is a gem surrounded by majestic hills.

Thank CAYCE000
Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

CAYCE000, Thank you for joining us for a round of golf. We are glad that you enjoyed the beauty of the canyon and look forward to your return visits. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch LB Team

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Back to the Ranch with friends today. Service, very good! Justin did a great job. The food, breakfast, was wonderful! My last review was not good, I have no idea what was said to the staff if anything, but everyone was at top form. I...More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Mike M, Thank you for dining with us at Harvest Restaurant. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed the food and service at breakfast. We appreciate the kind words and look forward to your return visits. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch LB Team

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite golf place to play. The golf course set in between the canyon just off PCH, beautiful golf course just like that painted picture. Small and quite, there are deers roaming around. A perfect for a wedding venue also!More

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Sean L, Manager at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Sugaylange, Thank you for playing a round of golf on Ben Brown's Golf Course. We are honored that it is your new favorite course to play. It is great to see that the deer greeted you on the course. We look forward to seeing you...More

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