A view from a tee at Maderas Golf Club.
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4.7
670 Reviews (670)
5 Stars
512
4 Stars
121
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
94.8%
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632 out of 670 reviews
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4.8
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.2%
Recommend this course
59 out of 62 reviews
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4.8
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
101
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
2
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3
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.9%
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117 out of 122 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
670 Reviews (670)

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 58
Forced Carries 44
Undulating Greens 44
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 40
In the 'Burbs 23
Convenient to the City 21

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Maderas

Played the Blues (73.6/137/6670) using Forelinx. Matched up with Jeff, first out playing at a leisurely pace of 4 1/2 hours after a frost delay of 90 minutes. The weather warmed up and was very pleasant by the end of the round.

2nd time playing here, liked the layout, design and conditions even more than the first visit, when I thought things were outstanding.

Hilly course with several tees a good distance from the last green, this would be a very challenging to walk. You cannot get off the beaten path on this layout or your ball is gone and you are adding penalty strokes. However, most fairway landing areas are generous in size, not a super tight course.

The tees were lush overall, just a few par 3's needed divot attention.

The fairways were excellent and played nice.

The rough had good coverage and could be penal.

The traps were immaculate and played well.

The greens are large, undulating and many have tiers. You could easily have a 100+ foot putt on multiple greens on this course. They putted medium fast, smooth and were firm. VERY nice!

The layout, design, difficulty and especially the conditions were all well above average. Many very high end homes are high up on hills looking down on the course, the scenery and the views were both stimulating.

The customer service was excellent, especially Daniel, an Assistant Pro in the Pro Shop. Excellent practice facility that is included with the golf price. Definitely recommended, especially if you can get a deal.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So nice!

We enjoyed playing ! The course was immaculate and the staff was welcoming and pleasant! We were here on vacation and I wish I could play here on a regular basis! Loved it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Play Here

Great service and the course is always perfectly manicured. The layout offers golfers a lot of variety.

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

Pristine

Possibly one of the best golf experiences I have encountered. The course was immaculate!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Almost perfect

My wife and I played this absolutely beautiful course and truly enjoyed the layout , staff and facilities. My one complaint would be the one maintenance staff running the pull behind blower, from the second hole to the fifth he was right there with us on every shot, and on one hole he even was nice enough to park next to the green as we proceeded to putt with the blower humming along. We are not pro,’s and no money on the line, it was just disappointing that he’d did not know better and to stay with one group for and ruined the expensive of those holes. All in all I would recommend this course ( without the blower).

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

Awesome place

You might wanna go somewhere like torry because of the name but this place is better!!!! Don’t waste your time around San Diego anywhere else this is definitely the place to be!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really nice staff

Our buddy was running late. We had a prepaid time and they let us move it back a bit. Really nice crew.

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 Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Spectacular golf course

Maderas is spectacular. Lots of elevation changes, perfect fairways and greens when Torrey Pines was very dry. It is a true test off the back tees and will challenge the best players.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
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

Great Course

Played with my brother early August - both decent golfers (indexes 6-10) and have played many courses. Course was in excellent condition from tee to green. It's a Troon course and they generally have high standards. Lots of hills both up and down with fair but tight fairways and as a friend described to us wavy "Potato Chip" greens. Really liked the course, would be tough to walk - be warned. Only hole we didn't like is #8 which is a par 5 with a hidden tree literally in the middle of the fairway affecting your second shot. We weren't aware of the tree until after hitting what we thought were perfect drives we had no 2nd shot. Not sure how you would play the hole honestly. Beyond that the course is fun and a good challenge with some incredible views. Would like to play again if ever back. Maybe we can figure out #8 by then or they cut down the tree!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Good
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 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
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Great course, bit crowded and a really slow foursome in front of us. Once they le us play through it was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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
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