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3.7
912 Reviews (912)
5 Stars
170
4 Stars
414
3 Stars
194
2 Stars
89
1 Stars
45
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.4
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
70.8%
Recommend this course
682 out of 912 reviews
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3.6
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
66.4%
Recommend this course
73 out of 110 reviews
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3.7
151 Reviews (151)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
67.5%
Recommend this course
102 out of 151 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7187 yards
Slope 135
Rating 74.4

The Pine Course at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club offers mature pines, in an appropriate contrast to its sibling golf course, the Pine Course, and is also narrower than the other golf course. What they have in common include the facts that Desmond Muirhead designed both of them and they both date back to 1972; recent renovations have also given both golf courses new greens, sand traps and bridges.

The Pine at McCormick Ranch Golf Club measures 7,187 yards, kicking off on a 398-yard par 4 that requires tee shot toward the fairway's center, leaving golfers a mid- to short-iron from the green, which slopes narrowly. Things get long by the fourth hole, one of four par-5 holes that come in at over 500 yards; this one, for example, makes you place your drive well toward right-center if you want to shoot for it in two. Close out the round of golf on the 18th hole, another long one, at 517 yards from the blue tees, and a tight hole to drive that will, thankfully, provide your last test for the day.

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Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Desmond Muirhead

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Reviews

3.7
912 Reviews (912)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 43
Patio Dining 31
19th Hole Scenic Views 26
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 87
Bunkers 76
Undulating Greens 40
This course/club is great for:
Locals 66
Advanced Golfers 44
Seniors 42
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 105
Near Local Attractions 32
Worth the Drive 29

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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Overall good

Other than the crotchety starter, who later became the crotchety old Marshall, thus was a great day of golf with my son and daughter. We had a 2:32 tee time and Carl sent us to the tee box about 15 minutes early. The old man starter was rude and condescending and sent us back to the range to wait. Not a huge deal since we were early but a smile goes a long way when you are in the service industry. Two minutes later we get called back to the Tee.

We were “pleasantly” greeted by him on hole 15. Two of us were playing the blues and he couldn’t understand that we followed the sign and knew what we were doing. I can’t exactly explain but he just kept pointing at the sign with the arrow and interrupted our tee shot.

Other that that, the course was fine. And Carl was really friendly.

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Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Conditions Average
Value Good
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Friendliness Good
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Starter

The best part of this golf course is the starter and the rangers

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It’s a cheap course that I paid a lot of money for traps had weeds growing around them I felt like I was played a municipal course.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Worst course conditions for $150 I’ve ever played. Fairways were OK but too many bare spots off fairways and around greens. I play several courses around the valley that are in better condition for 1/3 or 1/2 the price.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Previously Played

Summer like conditions in April

I expect the conditions to be much better for this course this time of year. It’s currently playing worse than I’ve ever seen it, it’s like playing like it’s the middle of summer, but we’re playing in April when there should be prime conditions. Pace of play was fine, except that they’re letting people go out in fivesomes, we got stuck behind a groups and it did slow play.. plan on hitting out of basically dirt. Very little grass, even on the fairiways it’s really thin. Off fairway it’s patches of really thin grass and dirt, On a good note the greens are in pretty darn good shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 80
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
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 Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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