A view from a tee at Maderas Golf Club.
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4.7
575 Reviews (575)
5 Stars
432
4 Stars
110
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
93.9%
Recommend this course
540 out of 575 reviews
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4.8
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.6%
Recommend this course
87 out of 92 reviews
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4.7
150 Reviews (150)
5 Stars
122
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.7%
Recommend this course
139 out of 150 reviews
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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
575 Reviews (575)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 32
Patio Dining 20
19th Hole Scenic Views 19
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 57
Forced Carries 44
Undulating Greens 43
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
Advanced Golfers 43
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 40
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 39
In the 'Burbs 23
Convenient to the City 21

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Amazing course! We loved our time out there. The greens were wicked today, and it was tough to putt, but overall really fun!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 12
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love Maderas!

Course is in great condition. Greens are quick so be careful of putting too much spin on the ball and stay below the pin! Was charged a $5 bag fee in the golf shop that goes to the outside operations staff, which is new from the previous number of times I’ve played Maderas and was not asked to pay a bag fee. Already have another tee time booked at Maderas for this Sunday.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Surprise Fees

One of the great courses you can play in San Diego County. A true gem that we are lucky to live in close proximity. It was especially fun since the wind was out of the northeast that day. We signed up on the Golf Pass App and the rate was $199. At he course two fees were added: an $11.45 water surcharge and a $10.00 bag handling fee. The bag handling was a fifteen foot walk from the bag drop to the cart. Are they afraid people will pay $199 but not $219? I normally will let the bag boys clean the clubs and then tip them, but the baggage handling fee rubbed me the wrong way So no cleaning and no tip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Service and equipment did not meet the price tag

We paid good tee fee for this course but hen was told that tips was mandatory right off the bat before we even get onto our carts. Also, the cart we had was horrible. It was slow where there is no hills and also added more time to play a round of golf. Please upgrade carts.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course and staff…amazing views

The course was in great condition, especially the greens. The staff was exceptional and very helpful from the moment I pulled in to the property. Golf carts were immaculately maintained as well. The practice greens and driving range were close to the clubhouse and #1 tee box, which was great.

My only feedback was that the greens fees were pretty steep. Not to say it wasn’t worth it, just that I would have expected them to be around $135-150 and not over $200.

Also, my shoes will never be the same….they were “painting” the fairways green while I was playing and I now have a permanent green ring around the bottom of my shoes. So I guess I will always remember my round there when I look down at my shoes and see the green;)

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

#7 Par 3

First hole in one
The layout and view are fantastic
Highly suggest for intermediate golfers on up

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace 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
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best course in SD

Certainly not a weekly course just given price. But you really get what you pay for at Maderas. Course was in excellent shape especially considering it was towards the end of the golf season. Staff is ridiculously friendly. Lots of sloped shots, greens are extremely fast, but just a beautiful course that lives up to the price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Marshall is rude

First group off at 7:00 and we got warned on the 7th hole that we were 1 minute behind pace. The group in back of us wasnt even close to us on the 6th hole and was never waiting on us. Not sure why we got the warning from the marshall. First 5 holes were played in fog so maybe you dont send groups out to slow pace of play. You delyed groups a few months ago for frost delay but nit fog? For $240 you absolutely make sure that the first group out isnt behind and IMO 1 minute behind isnt making an impact on the course. Wont be back because of the marshall and $240. Pechanga is a better place to golf, top notch facility and price is set at $150 all the time. Maderas isa $120-$130 at best

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

What a treat

Decided to treat the wife and I to really nice golf course while in the San Diego area, and was not disappointed. Beautiful location, very hilly, and a beautiful day. The starter was a big help in giving us the necessary pointers to help us play the course well. Decided to move forward one tee box, what a help since we had never played here. Course was in very good condition, except for the fact that people don’t know what fixing ball marks is all about on the greens. When you put your drive in the right spot you will be rewarded with huge down hills on some hills. All of the staff were very friendly. Accuracy is very important on a course like this.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

$159 is the right price!

Teed off @ 8am - Fog hindered the round for first 5 holes. Good thing a regular player could guide us. Too many times the group of the sets of tee markers were together and further back. Lots of undulations, elevated shots, and a couple of holes that were just tight. Two par threes played over 225 yards from Whte tees. Pace was good considering waited most of the back nine...was still 4:08. Play M-Th as it is the right value @ $160 ish.

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

Top course

I had seen the five star ratings and wanted to play Maderas.
I got a decent rate and used one of my discount codes.
After planting the course however I world have been happy paying double. Amazing course. Definitely some challenges, but the layout is terrific.
Course conditions are amazing.
Cart’s are new and have impressive tech.
Staff were knowledgeable and very attentive.
A Staff Member took my bag on arrival and got me set up with a cart. I checked in and the Staff member there showed me the facilities.
Range and putting green are top notch.
The Starter gave us some useful hints and advice for the course.
All in all a terrific experience. Well worth it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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