Postcard From Pelican Hill Ocean South

Pelican Hill LogoPelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach is a first class destination for the discriminating golfer. The hotel, dining, golf, spa, and other facilities will tax your Platinum Card to the fullest but it is well worth the fare. Routed on the steep hills of Newport Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean they have two Tom Fazio creations to wow your senses and challenge all your golfing skills.  The Ocean South is shown below.

Family Shot

The Mish, Long Ball, and The Birthday Girl in the prep area.

P S #1

Built on abrupt elevation changes with sprawling ocean vistas you will may trouble concentrating on the task at hand.

P S #5 Gorge

These foothills have deep gorges that make for challenging carries and breathtaking views.
Snake Warning

The environmental areas are off limits to golfers because of the critters and S’s.

Troll Cave

Rock outcroppings provide unique accents and homes for the Titleist collecting trolls.

Walden Pond # 7
Tranquility defined traversing Walden Pond off the 8th tee.

P S #12 Par 3 2

Stunning look of par three #12 against the coastal horizon.

P S #13 Par 3 1

Followed by the par three #13-a canvas of sand, trees, sea, and sky to behold.

Pacific Coast

View of the rocky cliffs and surf a short stroll off the back of #13.

P S #16 Sunset
Dramatic sunset behind the 16th is a jaw dropping treat for the late twilight tee times.

(Click to read the full course review of Pelican Hill Ocean South)

(Click to read Postcard From Pelican Hill Ocean North)

December, 2012

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