California Golf Guide

California By The Numbers

1017 courses | 163355 reviews

California Review Stats

Average Rating

4.0
4.0
Total 163355 Reviews

Rating Breakdown

Reviews
4-5 Stars
443
3-4 Stars
258
2-3 Stars
48
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: 160
Reviews: 25875
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 ()
Portola, California
Semi-Private
5.0
12
Lake Almanor, California
Public
4.9907333333
19
Half Moon Bay, California
Public
4.9679176471
13
Kings Beach, California
Public
4.919
64
Groveland, California
Semi-Private
4.9166666667
29
La Jolla, California
Public/Municipal
4.8746352941
33
Pebble Beach, California
Resort
4.8676470588
42
Carmel, California
Resort
4.843
143
Napa, California
Resort/Private
4.8039411765
10
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Recently Reviewed Courses ()
Downey, California
Public
4.087
585
Camino, California
Resort
4.5827823529
483
Napa, California
Semi-Private
4.0499294118
1026
Nipomo, California
Public/Resort
3.6992058824
190
Nipomo, California
Public/Resort
3.6992058824
190
Nipomo, California
Public/Resort
3.6992058824
190
Pleasanton, California
Municipal
4.2757058824
446
Cypress, California
Military
4.1896588235
670
Los Angeles, California
Municipal
4.2269470588
95
Palm Springs, California
Resort
4.0399529412
799

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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