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4.6
437 Reviews (437)
5 Stars
269
4 Stars
135
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
93.9%
Recommend this course
412 out of 437 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
89.7%
Recommend this course
35 out of 39 reviews
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4.6
107 Reviews (107)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.4%
Recommend this course
101 out of 107 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 70
Length 6290 yards
Slope 132
Rating 71.6

The Links at Bodega Harbour is conveniently situated along the Sonoma County Coast, only an hour from San Francisco and two hours from Sacramento. Its location perched above the Pacific also provides stunning ocean views. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.in 1978, the back nine was the original course before the front nine was added nine years later. Jones designed a traditional Scottish links layout complete with rolling fairways and fast, undulating greens. There are almost 100 bunkers strategically situated throughout as well as thick patches of native coastal rough that are just waiting to swallow even slightly errant shots. The golf course is not long but it requires both skill and strategy. The final three holes are not only the most challenging, they also boast the most breathtaking views.

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Course Details

Year Built 1978
Greens Poa Annua/Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Bistro

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
437 Reviews (437)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 15
Drinks 15
Dinner 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 33
Bunkers 25
Undulating Greens 23
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 32
A Weekend Splurge 24
Advanced Golfers 22
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 38
Near Local Attractions 8
Convenient to the City 6

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Reviews 19
Handicap 25+
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
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenge on the coast

Played this track for the first time. It meanders through the coastal hills. A lot of elevation changes, blind shots, and trouble. Course is in early good condition and very playable.

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

Awesome Day

You just can’t beat the view of the Californa coast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Challenging layout in poor condition

This is the second time playing this course in about 6 months and sadly, the conditions have turned from average to poor. The fairways are plastered with bald spots making these "mogul" fairways even tougher. It's like hitting a good tee shot and landing in a divot. The front 9 fairways are lined with very intimidating houses where a slice or hook tee shot will most certainly hit them so hit em straight...

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf Bodega

Golf All good views awesome
Bring your own GPS, field markings good but you’ll need yardage.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No attention to details

No cooler, so no water.. No water on the course. Snack bar closed at the turn (around 5pm). No time to go to restaurant with groups paired pretty tight. Service there wasn’t all that fast, especially with orders taken downstairs when bar is upstairs. Just not thought out well.
Don even remember seeing ball washers.
It was a beautiful day to play golf though. Interesting layout, especially the back 9.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always enjoy playing golf with an ocean view

We have always enjoyed Bodega, but this time we felt the course condition had really suffered. The greens were ok but very wet and spongy, the bunkers were very poorly maintained with very little sand and lots of weeds, we also felt some of the aprons around the greens were not very playable. It looks like they are expanding some of the false fronts so those areas were pretty inconsistent. Otherwise, the final three hole routing is always wonky and really don’t like the finishing hole. #15 would make a much better finish.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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 Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I wasn’t a fan of hole 16 and 17

I wasn’t fond of carrying my bag for 16 and 17 as I didn’t have a strap on my bag, so I only took a couple of clubs that I thought I would use. The greens were very tough, but expected this as we were warned they were working on them. Wonderful time, will be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf day at Bodega

We played with two singles, had a great day. It’s been years since we play there. Absolutely loved the course, very challenging but lots of fun. We’ll be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 50
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Have balls will travel !

Great value and many scenic holes if you lucky and play this course on a calm day enjoy the weather but if you get a day that cold and windy enjoy it anyway just needed a lot of balls and patience
Love the course and greens, hole 16 And 17 be ready for the challenge !

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It was really windy and chilly. Bring warm layers! The last 3 holes are very strange! You have to leave your cart and bring your clubs and valuables to play 16&17. Easy holes so don’t need too many clubs. 18 has a strange layout if you’ve never played it before.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Day for golf on the coast!

Great location and perfect weather for golf. The staff is friendly and helpful. The layout and conditions keep Bodega off my top 5 list in /Sonoma County. The greens were slow and the walking areas to and from the tee boxes are uneven and very tough on my old knees.

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

Beautiful views. Not easy

It was extremely windy so making playing it for the first time more challenging

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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