A view from a tee at Maderas Golf Club.
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4.8
704 Reviews (704)
5 Stars
538
4 Stars
128
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
95.9%
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666 out of 704 reviews
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4.8
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
51 out of 51 reviews
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4.8
114 Reviews (114)
5 Stars
95
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.4%
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111 out of 114 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

4.8
704 Reviews (704)

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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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

This will be one of the best and prettiest course you will ever play. It was in excellent shape and was just beautiful to look at. Played Torrey Pines south the day before and Maderas was so much better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course but a few unfair shots

I have played Maderas a couple times before with fond memories. I stretched myself a little by playing the blues as I am not a very big hitter. I found that there were a number of very tough/ kind of unfair shots. I didn't play 18 (it was dark) but the three other par 5s all had flaws (to me). Number 3 requires a really short layup to about 140 yards or a very risky long and accurate 2nd shot over the creek. #8 is extreme target off the tee and then the green is extremely exposed and hard to hit (and miss left by 10 feet and you are out of play. # 14 is 530 straight up hill. Plays about 600. The green is perched and very hard to hit (even in 3). 3 of us were left and tried to chip to a back right pin and the balls all rolled off the front into the hazard. A couple other holes that are too target or where you get into trouble too easily (5 & 16), Staff and amenities are great. Layout a challenge - play to tees a bit shorter than you can possibly reach.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

One of the best I’ve ever played

Considering playing? Do yourself a favour and play Maderas. Jaw dropping views, amazing staff, beautiful conditions.

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

Hospitality

First time golfer at Maderas. Great staff. Friendly and efficient. Will be back when I visit Southern California.
Nolan in the pro shop is a cool guy.

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

Excellent experience!

One of most enjoyable rounds of golf I've had. Course was in excellent shape. Played with two knowledgeable and friendly members. Maybe most true putting surfaces I've ever played on. Would highly recommend a visit!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course but Slow Pace of Play

Arrived to learn there had been a frost delay and we would be teeing off about an hour later than planned. No biggie, weather happens. However, we barely finished 18 as there was a group of a few groups in front of us with a few children that was playing at a glacial pace. Never saw a ranger or starter out on the course to keep things. Not what I hoped for a resort style course.

The course itself is beautiful and well maintained, although some of the tee boxes need a little TLC.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing Corse and staff

Played with my wife as a Christmas present and we were looking forward to eating after the round at their grill. Unfortunately and fyi for anyone who may go on a Monday/ Tuesday be advised that the snack/ beverage cart leaves early and the grill closes early as well. These were the only negatives of our round as the service was great when encountered.

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

Excellent shape

Course is always in great shape great greens extremely challenging layout very nice area as well

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
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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

Excellent course

Had the first tee time and played with two members. They were great guys and the experience was top rate. Would definitely go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great setting and layout

Really liked the course and staff was excellent. Only real complaint was pace of play. Couldn’t finish in 5 hours. Never saw a course marshal.

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

One of the best courses in San Diego

I always love to play at Maderas
One of the top 3 courses in San Diego
Very recomendable

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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