A view from a tee at Maderas Golf Club.
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4.7
860 Reviews (860)
5 Stars
672
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
94.0%
Recommend this course
810 out of 860 reviews
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4.8
53 Reviews (53)
5 Stars
46
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
90.6%
Recommend this course
48 out of 53 reviews
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4.8
145 Reviews (145)
5 Stars
126
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.4%
Recommend this course
134 out of 145 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7167 yards
Slope 142
Rating 75.2
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent/Poa Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Johnny Miller (2000) Robert Muir Graves (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim or tee shirts permitted.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
860 Reviews (860)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 32
Patio Dining 21
19th Hole Scenic Views 20
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 59
Undulating Greens 45
Forced Carries 44
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 45
Advanced Golfers 44
A Weekend Splurge 41
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 41
In the 'Burbs 24
Convenient to the City 21

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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First round at Maderas

Regarding course numerous challenging par 4s wind through the Poway canyons. Greens are large with some undulations but run pure. Fairways primarily in front of you just a couple with visual misperceptions making it hard to see landing spots and sharp doglegss require your attention so not to run through fairway. The staff and service was top notch. Pro shop very easy to reach and communicate with schedule changes. Plenty of golf gear avaliable for purchase. Food and bar available as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Overhyped & Way Overpriced

Listen, this course is good, but it’s nowhere near what they are asking. $280-$325 this weekend?! Stop it. This is the type of course that overcharges for what they are and gives golf a bad name. They also seem to be buying reviews. No way this course rates 5 stars. If that’s the case, these people rating it don’t know what a great golf course is. Smh

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best courses in San diego

"If you're looking for a challenging golf course near San Diego, this is the top pick. Expect fast greens that are tough to read, and fairways with tricky undulations. Every tee shot is a test of skill, and playing here feels like you're constantly solving complex problems."

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Golf Experience

I marked everything great except the cost. But the experience was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Really enjoyed playing here. The course conditions were great. Some challenging holes. The course Marshall helped the pace of play by having the slow group in front of us skip a hole- kudos to him.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough but beautiful

The course is very picturesque. Tough track. Have to have your “A” game on. Greens are tough. Highly recommended. The course layout and scenic views do make up for a bad round. Will definitely play it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Incredible round

All the way around a best in class experience. Couldn’t of asked for a better time

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lives Up to Its Reputation

Had a 1250 p.m. tee time on a Sunday afternoon with a GolfNow Hot deal at $136. Although it can be a significant drive for people that live in Orange County, the drive became more and more justified the longer I played the round. An attentive staff was there to welcome and show guests the different amenities including the pro shop, complimentary driving range (if you have a tee time), restaurant, and putting greens. The course is arguably the most beautiful in San Diego with an equally sharp bite in terms of its difficulty. With demanding tee shots that punish errant shots but well manicured fairways that reward well-placed shots, Maderas boasts a course rating from the tips that is 3.2 strokes over a par of 72; which can also be attributed to tricky greens (rarely a flat green with plenty of false fronts/surfaces that may funnel a putt off the green) and hazards/obstructions from the area's natural beauty. Even if the round is tough, each hole has features worth taking photos. I eagerly ook forward to having another opportunity to play this great course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Perfection made public

Glad this course is public. It was a golfers treat for sure. You get friendliness from the greeting to the food to the farewell. I would go back without a doubt. BRS

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
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
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Country club feel at a public course

Love playing Maderas! The course is in great shape and gives a fun challenge for any golfer. Great views all around the course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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