The San Pedro, Harbor, Palos Verdes Peninsula, and Catalina areas have a number of outstanding public golf venues with reasonable prices.
Play a course overlooking the Pacific Ocean--several from which to choose--or try the surprisingly competitive Harbor Park Municipal Course. It's all good.
The Links at Terranea
Dramatic oceanfront collection of nine championship-caliber par three holes course with stunning views of the Pacific and Catalina. Reasonable rates. Open daily 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.