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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6402 yards
Slope 140
Rating 71.9

Formerly known as Watson Ranch Golf and Coos Country Club.

Course Details

Year Built 1923
Fairways Winter Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect H. Chandler Egan (1923) Bill Robinson (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.7
3 Reviews (3)
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Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Play this course!

Watson is a hidden gem that appears to go widely unnoticed, likely because of the sexier draw of the Bandon experience just down the road. I discovered this course on a road trip from Southern California to the Northwest; I searched Golf Now for a well reviewed course with reasonable rates and Watson far exceeded my expectations. The friendly starter greeted me by name when I arrived and drove me to the first tee - which wasn't necessary, but very nice. The course is beautiful and well maintained. From the tips the course is challenging: the first two holes are long par fives that even big hitters would have trouble reaching in two; the tee shot off the the third is extremely tight and the hole plays to an uphill green; undulating fairways and elevation changes make the front tough. The back nine looks wide open from the tee of the tenth, but you'll find it becomes very tough very quickly and the 158 yard 16th from the top with its fierce wind and deceptively long carry is one of the toughest par threes Ive played. Play this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice course play.

It is a nice course, I have played this course many times in the past. The lower fairways on the front nine are still a little wet. The back nine (newer) have better drainage and are playing nice.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

great trac

this course has character, lots of elevated tees, great layout..greens are in good condition even in winter...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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