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4.0
998 Reviews (998)
5 Stars
251
4 Stars
474
3 Stars
160
2 Stars
62
1 Stars
51
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
88.2%
Recommend this course
835 out of 998 reviews
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4.3
106 Reviews (106)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.3%
Recommend this course
100 out of 106 reviews
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4.1
203 Reviews (203)
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
85
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.2%
Recommend this course
181 out of 203 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6813 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.9
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Golf Season Year round
Architect Damian Pascuzzo (1999) Robert Muir Graves (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire is required. Blue jeans, cutoff pants, athletic shorts, swim suits and jogging clothes are not considered proper attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
998 Reviews (998)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Brunch 9
Watching the Game 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 49
Undulating Greens 42
Water Hazards 40
This course/club is great for:
Locals 45
Advanced Golfers 39
A Weekend Splurge 17
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 38
Convenient to the City 22
In the 'Burbs 20

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Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is great shape

I love the capital improvements. Outside sitting area is expanded and will enjoy sitting out there in the future too.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/22/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Sterling Hills Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rolling hills with great views

My foursome all enjoyed the course. Nice practice green and driving range. Did not see a practice chipping area is only negative.

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/20/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

coming back

management is working hard to make the course nicer, but overall a very nice course, greens are great.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Hi, John. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Sterling Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bad experience

Checked in so we thought. Driving range was closed for repairs. Get to the first tee and the starter tells us we need to check in. Asked him how do you think we got a key for the cart? Played as a threesome but as most public courses go, we were stuck behind a foursome that had no clue about golf etiquette. No one in front of them for many holes and would not allow us to play through. Called the pro shop about having a Marshall come but no Marshall’s at this course. No cart person. We stopped at the turn to purchase food and drinks but had to search for someone to take our order. Course conditions were not any better than the service. Fairways were a mix of every type of grass known to man with little rough or bare ground. Traps were basically mud pits. Tee areas were ok although some were not level. Greens had numerous divots. Not worth the money. Poor service and conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Hi, Darryl . We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are sorry to hear your customer service experience was not up to par. Please reach out to our management team at (805) 604-1234, and thanks for visiting Sterling Hills Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf carts

Everything was fine except golf cart. 1) the brake would not work properly 2) front window bracket was missing a bolt - on both carts

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Hi,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create an enjoyable experience so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Sterling Hills Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/13/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating,! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow Play

Last week 3.5 hours for our foursome to play. Today 5 hours. They need a marshal to advise slow players to pick up the pace. Ready golf a must when it's hot and you are behind.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
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Commented on 09/09/2021

Hello. Thank you for visiting us at Sterling Hills Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/09/2021

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Sterling Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love the layout. Nothing specific, just like how it plays.

I really like this. The drawbacks are summer can be on the warm side, north of 85. And the pace can be slow. However it is probably the players doing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello. Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at Sterling Hills Golf Club. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/09/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
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Commented on 09/03/2021

Hello, we appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Sterling Hills Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/03/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always Fun

The course is in great shape, considering the drought we are in. I give the fairways a 7, the bunkers a 9, and the greens an 8. The staff is great, always friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2021

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Sterling Hills Golf Club.

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Commented on 09/08/2021

Hello. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/31/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Sterling Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/30/2021

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 1-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Single player review

First time here thanks to a great Hot Deal promo for an early morning time. Arrived early to check in and let them know I’m available to go out earlier if they need it. Was told to go to the first tee 5 mins before tee time. Had time to go out on the range and hit a few. They had complimentary range balls(small bucket) outside and it was based on honor system of 1 small bucket per player, so I thought that was very nice.

Went to first tee as instructed and no one was there nor on the course. Waited 5 mins past my tee time and still no one so I decided to tee off on my own. The course was in good condition. Tee boxes were good. Greens were good with exceptions of divots(same comment like most, FIX YOUR DIVOTS and fix another one as courtesy). I had a little issue with the fairways, super wet and over water on a lot of spots that were not hounds under repair but I guess they were anticipating the heat for the afternoon(98 degrees). A couple of mud ball situations and no bounce or roll on good fairway shots. They roped off some of the fairways for repair so I had to lift and drop to play a couple of my second shot in the rough.

Don’t know if it was just me but starting the 10-11 hole, had a strong parsley smell on the entire hole; no water around. The water holes with were not as pretty because the water was stale and looked dark green/blue.

Made the turn and notice a Marshall checking people in; did not see him earlier. Caught up to the group ahead of me by the 11th par 3. They were a 2 some and wanted to play on their own. Asked them what time they started and was told the tee time before mine so I had to do some waiting till the 15th par 3 where they let me play through

Local course knowledge would have been helpful. Was not aware of running OB stream running down fairway in front of the 9th hole. The back pin location was super tough on the up hill 12th hole since I had to drive up to see where the pin was. Same with the 18th dog leg left after your second shot. Pin locations in the back were hard to reach and some greens were tiered so that would have help if known for my club selection.

Overall I had a good time and will definitely recommend!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/30/2021

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 5 stars and we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Sterling Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/25/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Sterling Hills Golf Club.

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