Monarch Dunes Golf Course in Nipomo California 

NIPOMO, Calif, May 31, 2011- Monarch Dunes Golf Club, located inside Trilogy at Monarch Dunes, the largest golf and residential community on California's Central Coast, was recently honored by a trio of respected national publications. The 18 hole Old Course was selected by Golf Digest as one of America's Top-50 Golf Courses for Women. The Golf Digest panel of more than 100 female course raters places a strong emphasis on designs that test strong players while providing an enjoyable experience for shorter hitters. The Challenge Course, a collection of 12, par-3 holes, was also recently recognized as a top-10 par-three course by Golf.com and one of America's Top Short Courses by CyberGolf.


"Being selected by Golf Digest as one of America's Top 50 Golf Courses for Women reflects our commitment to offering a premier golf experience for players of all types and abilities," said John Scardino, Monarch Dunes project owner and developer. "It's truly an honor to have our public courses recognized by such well-respected publications."


Surrounded by windswept dunes and beautiful coastal views, Monarch Dunes Golf Club introduces extraordinary true links style golf courses for players seeking a unique and challenging experience. Located in the southern end of San Luis Obispo County in Nipomo, Calif., and managed by KemperSports, the award-winning courses feature the collaborative design of architect Damian V. Pascuzzo and PGA TOUR professional Steve Pate. The Monarch Dunes Golf Club includes a practice facility, clubhouse and Butterfly Grille, a full service restaurant featuring the latest culinary trends of Central California. The neighboring 30,000 square foot Monarch Club provides additional 5-star amenities including the Avila Room Event Center, the Sandalwood Spa as well as The Market Place and Adelina's Bistro which highlights a hand-picked selection of superb Central Coast wines.

For more information on Monarch Dunes Golf Club visit www.monarchdunes.com or call 805.343.9459.