California Golf Guide

California By The Numbers

1014 courses | 220239 reviews

California Review Stats

Average Rating

3.9
3.9
Total 220239 Reviews

Rating Breakdown

Reviews
4-5 Stars
420
3-4 Stars
277
2-3 Stars
49
1-2 Stars
21
N/A
154
Avg. Course Layout
4.2
Avg. Off-Course Amenities
3.8
Avg. Value for the Money
4.0
Avg. Pace of Play
4.0
Avg. Staff Friendliness
4.3
Avg. Course Conditions
3.8

Featured California Destinations

Courses: 160
Reviews: 33736
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 ()
San Francisco, California
Private/Resort
5.0
10
Pebble Beach, California
Resort
4.9885176471
45
Napa, California
Resort/Private
4.9682571429
10
Half Moon Bay, California
Public
4.9615333333
14
Lake Almanor, California
Public
4.9474
19
Coronado, California
Public/Municipal
4.9283882353
26
Pebble Beach, California
Resort
4.8633428571
24
Indian Wells, California
Resort
4.8091058824
373
Groveland, California
Semi-Private
4.8023823529
84
Poway, California
Public
4.7511823529
683
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Fullerton, California
Public
4.1262882353
677
Brea, California
Public
4.3021058824
328
Beaumont, California
Public/Resort
4.0860058824
675
Anaheim, California
Public
3.8293588235
533
Long Beach, California
Public
4.0910117647
543
Rancho Mirage, California
Resort/Public
4.2043588235
1691

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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