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3.7
1294 Reviews (1294)
5 Stars
316
4 Stars
581
3 Stars
246
2 Stars
92
1 Stars
59
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
77.5%
Recommend this course
1044 out of 1294 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
67.9%
Recommend this course
76 out of 112 reviews
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3.7
267 Reviews (267)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
115
3 Stars
50
2 Stars
27
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
75.3%
Recommend this course
201 out of 267 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6502 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.9
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Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Kikuyu Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.7
1294 Reviews (1294)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 45
Patio Dining 30
Dinner 26
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 74
Bunkers 71
Elevation Changes 64
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Advanced Golfers 55
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 77
Worth the Drive 57
In the 'Burbs 24

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great conditions

It is a very nice golf course, a beautiful setting, great restaurant in the hotel right by the parking lot.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 02/06/2023

Thank you for reviewing us, Desireesdad. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Pala Mesa Resort, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent round

Course was in good condition and pace of play was good, 3.5 hr round. My only suggestion would be to mark the course in areas where they don’t want carts. The carts have gps and will stop if you wander into a restricted area. Problem is on some holes the restrictions are not readily obvious and the restrictions from greens are often excessive. This just delays rounds when you have to ever so slowly back out of an area off limits to carts. A few inexpensive signs would help everyone out.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 02/06/2023

Hello, ksbarnard57. Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Playable

Fun playable challenging course, with fast greens. Had a little trouble with the cart stopping and loosing GPS but finished in 4 hours. Will play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/30/2023

Thank you for your review, u8762230. We will pass along your experience and feedback to our team at Pala Mesa Resort. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Course, Friendly Staff

Perfect 70 degree day and great course layout. Fun to play a variety of holes in great winter condition and with elevation changes. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was not busy in the middle of the week and finished in 4 hours. I would definitely play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/30/2023

jgerdes001, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Pala Mesa Resort.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/30/2023

Hello Wenche. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star and thanks for choosing Pala Mesa Resort!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very good considering recent rain

The course was in good shape especially the greens considering how much rain So. Cal. received the past few weeks. The only negative was the bunkers. Couldn't play out of them. They could have been taken care of since there were a few days of sun since.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Hi, Brian8879399. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Pala Mesa Resort.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout with interesting holes

Course was in good condition greens were quick different speed from putting green some blind shot and tight holes lots of elevation changes. Overall a good experience and really good value for money. Fair but can be challenging with the layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Thank you for your review, wopgolfer. We will pass along your positive experience and feedback to our team at Pala Mesa Resort. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Staff!

Awesome staff, treated very well with the weather conditions. We will be back to see the team soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/30/2023

Hi, u314163644210. Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you had enjoyed your time at Pala Mesa Resort, and pride ourselves on delivering the best experience possible.

We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 90
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

tail end of cyclone bomb

Could only play front 9 twice. Enjoyed the pace of play since hardly anyone was on the course. But I did appreciate they kept the course open. It was rainy and wet. Will return on a nicer day to play all 18 holes! When it did stop raining, the views were pretty nice.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/30/2023

Hello, u9986004. Thank you for leaving us a review. We are sorry to hear your experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you will give us another try in the future. Thank you for choosing Pala Mesa Resort.

Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Pala Mesa is always fun and challenging.

Course was a bit wet in spots but who in California can complain about that. Pro shop staff is great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Hello, rgayton. Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at Pala Mesa Resort. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 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 Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u000005601381. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Pala Mesa Resort!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Hello, Pippins2010. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Pala Mesa Resort. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 123
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Hello uENJW2504EN. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star and thanks for choosing Pala Mesa Resort!

Played On
Reviews 123
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Noise

We really enjoyed our round. The only negative we encountered was the noise from the 15. I know that there isn’t much you can do to lower the traffic noise. If not for that I would rate you as excellent in every category.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Thank you for your review, uENJW2504EN. We will pass along your positive experience and feedback to our team at Pala Mesa Resort. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, GF4444. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Pala Mesa Resort!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Hi, u000004342951. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Pala Mesa Resort!

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Hi, gramir. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single-star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thanks for choosing Pala Mesa Resort.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course even in Rain!

Great course fairways were green and full, it rained so no one was there but once the rain cleared the course started to get kind of busy. Overall would go again on hot deal.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/23/2023

Thank you for taking the time to review us, u314162977077. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Pala Mesa Resort thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
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Commented on 01/03/2023

Hi, cvhcoachc. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Pala Mesa Resort!

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