An aerial view from the South course at Pelican Hill Golf Club.
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4.8
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
56
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
96.1%
Recommend this course
70 out of 79 reviews
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4.6
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.4%
Recommend this course
17 out of 18 reviews
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4.7
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
97.4%
Recommend this course
37 out of 38 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6580 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.0
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Pelican Hill Golf Club - South
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Hybrid Bermuda Grass
Greens Poa Annua/Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1991) Dennis Wise (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
79 Reviews (79)
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Played On
Reviews 2
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 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Breathtaking beauty

It has some easy holes and some very challenging ones. Great mix. Had a great time

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
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 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course, friendly staff,pricey.

It was a beautiful course, staff were friendly; fairway is in great shape. The price is on the expensive side unless you have membership but it was sold out for this season.

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

The most beautiful course

Very Friendly staff and an overall amazing golf course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
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 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course, but slow greens

great course, but i get it, setup for resort guests so greens are a bit slow...pace was the best ever, easy under four

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Is not worth it

Friendly welcome, bad condition of the range. Tee boxes very bad condition. Layout okay but I played a lot of way better courses speciall by this price. Time of play with a foursome infringe who played at least 3 balls at every hole. No Marshall around the caddy was teaching same on the course. Not to be recommended. All over the course in bad condition. For this kind of money I expect a perfect course and not such mediocre.
Anton Koschnik visiting from overseas.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Nice to see how the other half lives and plays :)
Great course and will be playing again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What a day & view

I'd played the north and wanted to play the south for a while. We jumped on a hot deal for around $250/player at 12 pm. The course was in pretty good shape after the greens were needle punched 4 days prior. This was unnoticable for the first 12 or so holes and the putts ran nicely. Then on the last 6 holes, the greens were a little rougher withbeither larger punching holes or very squishy (especially 17 and 18). This allowed the putts to get more affected by footprints than normal. The views are breathtaking especially #7 and #16 which are par threes with the ocean behind. The tees and fairways for the most part were good with the occasional rough or dormant spots. A fair amount of the bunkers had 4-6 inches of sand especially to the front left of #1, but were mostly good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
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
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

No Marshall or Beverage Cart after 9

Seriously gorgeous layout and great greens! But pass of play was extremely slow because had a group in front of us that had to be 4-5 holes behind pace. Worse part is they didn’t even seem to care, because they took group pictures after playing horrible golf and 46 practice swings each before every shot!! Needed Marshall to keep them speed up a bit. But all in all had a great time and gorgeous scenery even with very annoying group wasting their money and my time because of zero golf etiquette and even worse golfing ability. If you going to play bad golf do it fast, that was best golf advice I ever got from my Dad!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 61
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Amazing Ocean view

I played this beautiful course many years ago.Today we had another nice round even was so cold. We didn’t finish 18 holes since TT too late. We will be back for sure! Staffs are very friendly. Course condition was very great even with heavy rain last few days. They did excellent job to maintaining.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Just amazing

Was skeptical due to the price but took the plunge for a experience of a lifetime and it did not disappoint. Stunning views. Amazing course. TOUGH greens.

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

Great Course

I’m 64 and this is the best course bar none I have ever played. $78 on Golf Now was a great deal.

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