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4.8
103 Reviews (103)
5 Stars
87
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
96.5%
Recommend this course
100 out of 103 reviews
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4.9
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
46
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.0%
Recommend this course
48 out of 49 reviews
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5.0
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.4%
Recommend this course
62 out of 63 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6464 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.3

As you walk among mature willows and oaks, you hear the gentle whisper of the Carmel River. Under the steady gaze of a family of deer, you find a renewed sense of focus. In the shimmering blue and gold of lupines and poppies growing wild in the meadows, you are inspired by a simple thought. In this most natural and serene setting, you game will blossom.

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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $30
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Golf Academy at Quail Lodge"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Fitness

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2020 #1)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Courses for Layout in the U.S. (2020 #13)
  • Golf Advisor: Best of Golf Advisor (2020 #8)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2020 #2) (2019 #25)

Reviews

4.8
103 Reviews (103)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 7
Dinner 6
Drinks 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 8
Advanced Golfers 7
Entertaining Clients 6
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 6

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Reviews 46
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pristine Worldwide

Easily my new favorite golf course. This was the first course I played in Carmel and the experience was exceptional. Very friendly staff and the complimentary pyramid of range balls before the round is a great touch. Course conditions and greens were immaculate.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

This isn't a cheap course

With that said it is forgiving and a fun play.The groundskeeper should get major KUDO's for the way he keeps the grass looking perfect even in winter.Just a magnificent green all throughout absolutely amazing and greens fast but not brutal.Simply a beautiful course in ammaculate shape.....very enjoyable all around

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wonderful experience

I drove all the way from the bay area to play. This is a great golf course with pristine layout, meticulously groomed fairways and very fast greens. Weather was perfect and the staff was great. I loved every hole

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Gem of Carmel

Course was in excellent condition with pristine greens. Sand bunkers were in great shape. Only negative was the course sold no food or drinks on Wednesday! I think a course of this caliber should have food and drinks available daily.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful course!

One of the best I have played. Great character , pace of play and layout!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Mostly Interacted with the starter. Tim was very friendly, helpful and professional.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

1st time play

This probably one of the best course I played lately. Course is in great condition & pace of play is also very relaxing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

extremely slow

great course but can't remember playing a slower round

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic!

The course conditions are fabulous. Good pace and great friendly staff

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course!

First time playing it but definitely will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good to revisit

After 4 years I was able to get back to Quail Lodge. The course did not disappoint. The fairways were like a plush carpet, same with the greens and tee boxes. Everything about the course was as good as I've seen at any course I've played. Definitely will be back. Only issue I could raise is the the fairways were so lush, I didn't get a lot of roll on my drives. But I'll live with it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Valid dates: Feb 28, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
UNLIMITED rounds of golf over three days, and two nights lodging in one of our 4-bedroom Stay & Play luxury townhomes, including access to fine dining for dinner at Champs and Rockers.
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