The Lakes is a municipal golf course owned by the City of El Segundo and has enjoyed tremendous success since it opened in June 1994. The facility includes a 9-hole, par 29 rye and bent grass executive golf course, a 10,000 sq. ft. natural grass putting green, a 58-hitting stall driving range and a 4,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with pro shop, The Fairway Café and large patio overlooking lake and waterfall.
Open daily from 6 a.m. – 11 p.m., the facility has become one of the best 9-hole golf and practice facilities in the country. Lessons are available.
The Lakes at El Segundo, 400 South Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo. 310-322-0202. golfthelakes.com.
Runner-up: Trump National Golf Club: 1 Ocean Trails Way, Rancho Palos Verdes. 310-265-5000. trumpnationallosangeles.com