California Golf Guide

California By The Numbers

1014 courses | 172848 reviews

California Review Stats

Average Rating

4.0
4.0
Total 172848 Reviews

Rating Breakdown

Reviews
4-5 Stars
439
3-4 Stars
260
2-3 Stars
47
1-2 Stars
13
N/A
162
Avg. Course Layout
4.2
Avg. Off-Course Amenities
3.8
Avg. Value for the Money
4.0
Avg. Pace of Play
4.1
Avg. Staff Friendliness
4.4
Avg. Course Conditions
3.8

Featured California Destinations

Courses: 159
Reviews: 27182
While San Francisco may be better known for its private clubs such as U.S. Open venue Olympic Club or San Francisco and Lake Merced golf clubs, there are a few public gems in the immediate area and a wealth of daily fee courses in the metropolitan area. Within San Francisco, the famous TPC at Harding Park, where the late Ken Venturi developed his game, is probably the best known.

Spotlight

Featured Courses Top Rated Courses
Top Rated Courses ()
Lake Almanor, California
Public
4.9907333333
19
Half Moon Bay, California
Public
4.9220857143
13
Kings Beach, California
Public
4.919
64
Groveland, California
Semi-Private
4.9176470588
40
La Jolla, California
Public/Municipal
4.8730705882
33
Carmel, California
Resort
4.8601823529
155
Pebble Beach, California
Resort
4.8407764706
43
Napa, California
Resort/Private
4.8039411765
10
Half Moon Bay, California
Public
4.7959142857
15
Madera, California
Public
4.7957529412
23
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Vallejo, California
Public
4.0929529412
708
Palm Desert, California
Resort
4.6027529412
387
Camino, California
Resort
4.5592352941
515
Fallbrook, California
Semi-Private
4.1264529412
759
Vacaville, California
Military
3.9211823529
203
Alameda, California
Public
4.2140294118
139
Lompoc, California
Public
4.4253294118
152
La Quinta, California
Public/Resort
4.4854176471
455

California Golf Courses By Location

California Golf Resorts

  • Carmel-By-The-Sea, California
    Carmel Valley Ranch Resort calls itself a 500-acre "playground" for all ages. The valley is 10 miles from the coast, offering an escape from the marine layer into a sunnier climate. Hiking trails, a vineyard, pools and activities galore inspire guests to get outside. Tennis courts, a spa and multiple restaurants are available. Golfers can play the…
  • Carmel-By-The-Sea, California
    Tucked into the Carmel Valley, the charming Quail Lodge & Golf Club is a maze of covered outdoor walkways, all beautifully landscaped with flowers, that leads to 93 guestrooms, a nine-hole putting course, bocce ball, tennis and pickleball courts and a heated swimming pool. Its scenic course, redesigned by Todd Echenrode in 2015, is a short walk up…
  • Yosemite Valley, California
    The Wawona Hotel dating to 1876 is comprised of six whitewashed Victorian buildings. The rooms come decorated with antique furnishings and authentic period decor. Fifty of the rooms boast private bathrooms, while the rest share community bathrooms. Wawona offers live music, a nine-hole golf course, pool, stable for horseback rides and the chance…
  • Blairsden-Graeagle, California
    The Plumas Pines Golf Resort is off the beaten path in the Plumas National Forest, roughly four hours from the California Bay Area but just an hour from Reno. Golfers can rent a 2, 3 or 4-bedroom villa, home, or townhouse on the golf course; a custom home nestled below towering pines; or a quiet cabin in the woods.
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