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4.6
398 Reviews (398)
5 Stars
243
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
95.0%
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377 out of 398 reviews
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4.7
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.1%
Recommend this course
68 out of 70 reviews
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4.6
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
80
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.1%
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116 out of 122 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
398 Reviews (398)

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 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best course ever in terms of scenery and course condition

Had a best golf experience since came to California. Course views are amazing with the ocean and layout of each hole intruiging and seducing. Fairways are well maintained and greens were fast enough to have fun. Really had a good time with 3 local gentlemen, Doug, Jim, and Mark. Thanks guys!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

It can be hit or miss here as far as weather

when we started our round at 11:30 it was sunny ,clear skies and beautiful,within 6 holes or so foh rolled in were you couldn't even see what you were aiming at and really cold and windy,that lasted maybe 6 holes then it became somewhat visable not as windy and we were able to see our shots anyway till we finished.
Course is always fun and people who work there are great.Course is in good condition(greens a little bumpy but that could be cured if people repaired there divots and they rolled them occasionally but they did roll pretty fast.
Bunkers had sand and it was nice considering noone rakes them due to covid,but all in all a fun crazy round

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Amazing views

Came up to enjoy a family day, and the course with its views didn't disappoint. Was totally overcast and cold but the backdrop to every hole was worth the drive. As everyone mentioned the last few holes right off the beach were pretty amazing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

The course has everything; layout, views and friendly staff. Amazing experience..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, ashdhir! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Links At Bodega Harbour!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenges All Around

A beautiful day after Thanksgiving and the weather could not have been more accommodating for a mid-day tee-time (11:50 AM). Being only the second time I have played the course, I had completely forgotten how challenging the course is - bringing out all the clubs in the bag. If you're playing the blue tees, be ready for one of the most challenging 18 holes of golf you'll find in the Northern California Bay Area

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 12/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161055244! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Links At Bodega Harbour!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 11/30/2020

Hello, u220500890. Thank you for visiting us at The Links At Bodega Harbour. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u284923731! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Links At Bodega Harbour!

Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Weather was excellent, with warm & sunny

Really enjoyed the day!

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Super quirky design, incredible value

I have yet to play a course that even remotely resembles this one. At times it's mountainous, at times you feel like you're deep in a valley, most holes you can see the ocean, some holes you're literally in a neighborhood. It's a must play due to the great value, good conditions, the insane 15th-18th holes, and the fact that there is really no other course like it. You'll leave dumbfounded and smiling.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/02/2020

Hello, vikingerik2002. Thank you for visiting us at The Links At Bodega Harbour. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon!

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
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 Average
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Commented on 11/19/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Brian3093890! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Links At Bodega Harbour!

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Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Fun course

It is a bit of a drive to get out there so I only play here occasionally. There are generally two conditions on the North Coast. Foggy, or if it is not foggy, it's windy! Bring layers. Somewhat quirky layout on some of the holes and conditions of the course are on the rough side occasionally. I enjoy the challenge, so I will make the drive again soon.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Day

Had one of those rare days at Bodega Bay with sunshine, no wind and the fog only rolled in on the 18th hole. Greens were fast and well groomed. Tee boxes needed some work as did parts of the fairways. The layout is fun, and pace of play was just ok. I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/16/2020

Hi, rderenzo. 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 The Links At Bodega Harbour.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/10/2020

Hi u000005568448. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing The Links At Bodega Harbour.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful day

Bodega Bay really showing off today - stunning weather makes for great views on this challenging course. Tee boxes recently punched but overall course in good shape. Greens tough but true. Enjoyed the day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/10/2020

Thank you for your review, emtridoc. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at The Links At Bodega Harbour. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/04/2020

Hi, u314159969019. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Links At Bodega Harbour. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 11/04/2020

Hi u314160924747. We would love to hear more about your positive experience at our course. Please contact us at (800) 503-8158 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at The Links At Bodega Harbour!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/04/2020

Hi, u000005514544. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Links At Bodega Harbour. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/27/2020

Hi, salani1. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Links At Bodega Harbour. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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