A view of hole #4 at Chula Vista Golf Course.
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3.1
617 Reviews (617)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
218
3 Stars
170
2 Stars
87
1 Stars
83
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.3
65.9%
Recommend this course
412 out of 617 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.4
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.1
69.0%
Recommend this course
40 out of 58 reviews
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3.4
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
41
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
15
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
74.8%
Recommend this course
95 out of 127 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 73
Length 6759 yards
Slope 130
Rating 72.4
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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $13
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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

Snacks, Catering, Restaurant

Reviews

3.1
617 Reviews (617)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Watching the Game 9
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 29
Bunkers 25
Narrow Fairways 15
This course/club is great for:
Locals 38
Walkers 30
Seniors 21
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 46
In the 'Burbs 9
Worth the Drive 9

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ground under repair everywhere I looked

This is a beautiful piece of property for a golf course and that’s where the beauty ends. The course is in terrible shape. It’s almost like the entire maintenance crew has decided to go on strike. I could barely find any fairway grass, it was all dirt and mud with huge roped off areas of “ground under repair” on every hole. My mantra of the day was, “so much wasted potential “. The course is well designed and the holes are interesting to play but it was next to impossible to find any fairway grass to hit an approach shot from. The greens had been recently punched and sanded so I know someone is trying to make things better, but this course really needs some TLC.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Terrible condition

This place just keeps getting worse, saw they had been trying to fix up the course so thought I’d go see how it’s going. The fairways are so spotty you’re lucky to have a good lie anywhere on the course, the greens have dead spots all around them and the tee boxes need a lot of love, even worse they put new sod on the second fairway and it looks like it’s dying already from not being watered, brown and crunchy, save your money and go down the road to Bonita golf course

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

A classic municipal course

Having grown up across the street from this municipal course, I have seen it in it's best and worse shapes. The course currently is undergoing allot of fairway repairs and planting of new grass. Tee boxes and greens are in great shape but for the time being the fairways are frustrating.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 10/15/2021

We appreciated your continued loyalty to Chula Vista over the years and we hope to see you back in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Horrible Course

Definitely the absolute worst course I’ve played in San Diego. The fairways (if you wanna call them that) are so beat up that you have to move your ball on just about every shot in the fairway to get it out of dirt, mud, holes, etc. We waited to hit on just about every shot with a three group wait on some tee boxes. We managed to stick it out, though, and played a 5 1/2 hour round. I could go on but what more do you need to know. Wouldn’t play this course again even if it was free. Don’t waste your time or money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Poor fairways, great greens

It wasn't what I expected. Recent reviews said course in good condition however the only part of the course in good conditions were the greens. . Bare area's on every fairway. Despite that I enjoyed the round and playing a course I haven't played before.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/15/2021

We're glad you enjoyed playing at Chula Vista Golf Course for the first time!

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great routing.

Looks like there might have been some flooding here, because the fairways were pretty thin. In times of drought, like now, this can make it more difficult to repair the damage. With sod installed in various fairways, it's evidence of course supervisor trying to upgrade the conditions. Great layout, with plenty of length. Great set of par 3s. Friendly and helpful staff.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/15/2021

We appreciate your feedback and hope you'll give us another shot soon.

Played On
Reviews 104
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor

Marshals

They are needed to keep the pace moving. Can’t believe that this isn’t being taken care of especially on weekends!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/15/2021

We apologize for the pace of play issue you experienced. We always try to keep a great pace when having our golfers on the course. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we will use your review to better the experience going forward. We hope you give us another try in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyed the day at this course

Overall, the greens were nice. It’s a fun, relaxing course. Not uptight and good for a group of friends to play golf and enjoy it.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/14/2021

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience and feedback to our team at Chula Vista Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Commented on 10/14/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Could be better

Greens are in good condition. A lot of the tee boxes are under repair a long with many fairways. I found myself strategically hitting the ball to avoid all the grounds under repair (manure). the course layout is fun and challenging.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/15/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make a note and we hope to see you back at Chula Vista Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible Fairways

Pace of play is good. Most people walk. The fairways are absolutely horrible though. It’s just dirt minus a few holes. The greens are good, but if you destroy your clubs on the way doesn’t matter. They should shut down for 6-12 months and fix the course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/14/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single-star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A lot of dirt

I hope they can get this place back in better condition. Not a lot of grass on the fairways. Greens not bad but the fairways are bare.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/13/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this place

Greens rolling great. Tee boxes good. Fairways so-so. Overall great value for the money!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/20/2021

We're glad you found value in Chula Vista Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Hitting Out of Dirt!

Course has great potential. However, the current conditions makes the course unplayable. All fairways are in very poor condition. Way to many dirt patches. I spent the day fighting poor lies instead of enjoying the round, hitting out of dirt patches all day. Spoke to the course martial, who stated "Club House rules are to move your ball onto the closets patch of grass." I would not recommend play this course for now until they get it fixed.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/20/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Your feedback helps us do better. We are looking into this issue and hope to resolve it promptly. Thank you for visiting Chula Vista Golf Course. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/20/2021

We're sorry to learn your experience with us was anything short of 5 stars. We hope you'll give us another shot soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great job on the greens

Best I’ve ever seen the greens at Chula. Well done, keep up the good work! Chula is back in the rotation.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/20/2021

We're glad Chula Vista Golf Course is back in your rotation! We look forward to your next round of golf with us.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/19/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Chula Vista Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Do not play this course

By far the worst golf course I’ve ever played. I wouldn’t pay $5 to play this course again. We were on pace for a 5.5-6 hr. 18 before we left on hole 11. The course conditions are absolutely horrendous. It’s a goat track. Pace of play is terrible. It looks nothing like the picture they have up for it. Don’t waste your time or money playing this course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The best

Course is getting greener the greens have a lot of grass they’re healthy I was very happy

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/20/2021

We agree--the course is looking great!

Played On
Reviews 43
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/29/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Chula Vista Golf Course.

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