With the 2018 PGA Tour currently underway, we’ve got golf on our minds. From a serene Santa Monica compound with a picture-perfect putting green to a prestigious estate on the exclusive Bel Air Country Club golf course, these eight exceptional residences boast the perfect amenities for practicing your swing—so next year, you can hit the links with the pros.
Tucked away in Santa Monica’s coveted Rustic Canyon, this spectacular architectural compound, represented by Cindy Ambuehl and Blair Chang, was designed by Frank Gehry in 1978 and stunningly reimagined by Mark Mack. The perfect marriage of architectural prowess and warm, sophisticated design, the two contemporary structures form a one-of-a-kind, coastal-canyon retreat. Encircled by a wraparound deck, the two-bedroom, three-bath guest house overlooks an impeccable, real-grass putting green with a fire pit lounge perfect for relaxing between rounds.
Set on approximately 1.3 acres in prime Beverly Hills, this iconic estate, represented by Stacy Gottula, was originally built by Paul Williams and reimagined in 2010. The home’s grand-scale living spaces promote an effortless indoor-outdoor flow, bringing exquisite grounds to the forefront, including a resort-caliber pool and spa, north-south-facing professional tennis court, and full-sized putting green that will have you swinging like the pros in no time.
Represented by Mauricio Umansky and located just moments from the heart of Beverly Hills, this exquisite French contemporary estate, designed by renowned architect Richard Landry, recently completed an extensive renovation. Staggering interiors are replete with soaring ceilings, contemporary fixtures, statuary white marble finishes and floor-to-ceiling windows. The home’s plentiful French doors open to sprawling grounds, complete with rolling lawns, an expansive pool terrace, outdoor kitchen, professionally-lit tennis court, and mini golf course overlooking a private vineyard and majestic city, ocean and mountain views.
Serving as the quintessential Southern California urban retreat, the newly completed Tower II at Metropolis Los Angeles, represented by The Agency Development Group, offers a host of resort-caliber amenities to suit residents of all stripes. From the sleek Met Nine Residence Clubhouse, which features an indoor lounge, chef’s kitchen, billiards room, screening room and game room, to a state-of-the-art fitness and yoga studio, opportunities for relaxation and recreation are virtually endless. Situated on the fifth floor, golf lovers will delight in the Tower II putting green, which allows players to practice their short game from the comfort of home.
Showcasing jaw-dropping panoramas of the San Francisco Bay, East Bay, mountains and Silicon Valley, this architectural tour de force, represented by Taso Tsakos, Mauricio Umansky and Gina Blancarte, has been likened to an “Eichler on steroids.” The 9,677-square-foot Los Altos Hills masterpiece boasts a seamless indoor-outdoor flow to a zero-edge infinity pool and spa, while expansive, sunlit decks lead to a succession of terraced lawns, including an exceptional, tournament-ready putting green.
Set high amongst the treetops on a self-contained Beverly Hills enclosure, this architectural masterpiece, represented by Christopher Dyson and Mauricio Umansky, is the product of years of devotion and visionary excellence. Showcasing unobstructed, sweeping views of Downtown L.A. to the ocean and Catalina Island, glass-enclosed living spaces flow to magnificent outdoor entertaining areas, complete with a spectacular putting green overlooking mesmerizing city-to-ocean views.
This single-story, four-bedroom, three-bath home in La Quinta, represented by Gillian Jones and Jason Jones, has been beautifully updated and luxuriously turnkey-furnished. Set on a private cul-de-sac on a 12,197-square-foot lot, the residence boasts a mini-estate feel with a pool, spa, volleyball-ready sandpit and private putting green, rendered all the more breathtaking in its serene desert setting.
One of only a few properties situated on the exclusive Bel Air Country Club golf course, this prestigious estate, represented by Kristin Regan, David Parnes, James Harris, and Mauricio Umansky, has been stunningly restored to its former Old Hollywood splendor with a sophisticated, contemporary feel. Perched above the 16th hole of the exclusive golf course, the home features elegant, grand-scale living spaces, with floor-to-ceiling pocket doors that open to expansive terraces within earshot of the 16th hole green. Should you not feel like venturing to the club, an exquisite backyard putting green serves as an excellent alternative.