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3.9
709 Reviews (709)
5 Stars
208
4 Stars
346
3 Stars
115
2 Stars
23
1 Stars
17
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
86.3%
Recommend this course
636 out of 709 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.6
65 Reviews (65)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.9
73.8%
Recommend this course
48 out of 65 reviews
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3.8
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
81.7%
Recommend this course
85 out of 104 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6174 yards
Slope 129
Rating 70.2

Laguna Seca Golf Club is a favorite destination for local and visiting golfers because it offers the well groomed amenities of a private facility at surprisingly modest daily fees. The golf course will make you use every club in your bag to conquer its ups and downs to well guarded greens, while elevated tees treat you to impressive vista of the Monterey-Salinas corridor. A relaxing clubhouse offers a resort-quality golf shop and casual dining.

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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Rye grass
Greens Rye grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.9
709 Reviews (709)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 39
19th Hole Scenic Views 29
Brunch 23
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 81
Bunkers 78
Water Hazards 54
This course/club is great for:
Locals 66
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 48
Advanced Golfers 46
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 63
Near the Airport 57
Worth the Drive 57

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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Previously Played

Bumpy Greens

For midwinter the course played very nicely, however, the greens were very bumpy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Disappointing

Layout and pace of play are fine but I have never played a golf course in as poor condition as this.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Laguna Seca----better than I thought

this is a robert trent jones course, which i didn't know---and the weather was perfect. the pump on the well that provides the irrigation to the course has been broken for over a month, so the fairways were quite yellow, but the ground wasn't hard. there are a few really difficult holes like the 15th, but overall, i really enjoyed the layout, pace of play and even with the irrigation issues, the greens were in great shape. will play again for sure!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Good course

Fun layout, fairways not really in great shape. Greens really bumpy. Person that checked us in was very nice. They can definitely use trash cans at more tee box’s, and definitely a golf cart course. A lot of hills. But it is a cool course worth a play

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 87
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played

Winter conditions & poor greens

Fairways are hit and miss Winter conditions for sure. Brown and thin in most areas. Greens looked like a waffle. Square grids with two different height of grass throughout Very bumpy.

POP was slow. Group in front of us fell almost two holes behind.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

while encouraging walking, there were many who had single golfer per electric cart making their pace of play much quicker than the two walkers who we were paired with. Despite playing a 4:10 round. there were unhappy - rude people behind resulting from frustration at the pace of play.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Disappointed again

We had played this course a couple of weeks past and found the fairways and greens to be in horrible condition! After our rains a week or so ago I thought things would green up or shape up, but silly me, everything had gotten worse. To my dismay, even the restrooms were dirty and had no paper towels or soap. The only thing going for them was the friendly staff..

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not going back

I've placed Laguna Seca several times this year. Yesterday was my final round there (at least until I hear of some massive changes). The entire operation seems to be run on a shoestring. Course conditions (which never were great) are now really poor, and it's not just because of the season -- greens appeared unmown and in some cases unwatered.

Equally poor is the general disposition of (most of) the employees - the guy behind the counter has the personality of a door knob, and acts like customers are a nuisance.

The last few times out, I've noticed a complete lack of marshals. There's no excuse for this at a course with a seniors program. This, of course, leads to all kinds of unacceptable behavior by players and spectators. I saw carts driven within 5' of putting greens, and virtually onto teeing areas.

Overall, the place has the feel of a dying municipal course. It's really a shame because the layout has such great potential. But without better management, Laguna Seca has become depressing to visit.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

This use to be my favorite course, but after today it will be awhile before we return!! The fairways were like playing on a mowed dead pasture and the greens were in such bad shape you could count your ball bounces! I realize ALL the courses are getting heavy play, but a little water would really help out!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Dried out. Poor value right now.

A shame as the track is fun, but very dried out with spotty turf. So disappointing as I used to play here often. Greens okay, but seemed a bit slow. Hadn't played course in 6 years. Used to have Player's card, but paid $70 walking on a Saturday. Not worth it. Four hours for Saturday was okay. Hope we get rain!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Needs real grass & lots of water

I stopped playing after 9 because the group (& myself) thought we were wasting our time. There is very little green grass besides the greens. So much dirt and brown grass. Please water your course. Terrible decision...

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Layout, but condition not where it should be for me...

My wife and I played Laguna for the first time and the overall layout is very good, but for about $90 a person it should be kept better than an average Muni. This course could/should be amazing it has everything but care. I’m not sure I’ll be back considering we can play Pacific Grove for less...

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

didn't finish

bought on golf now, 11:50 tee time with cart. can finish before dark. I need a cart, they tell me closing at 4:00pm and need the carts in by 3:30. Surprisingly we get to the 17th hole by 3:20 and we are told it was are last hole of the day. We were the last group of the day to tee off, they had no marshal to keep groups moving. we were waiting almost every shot for the group in front of us. We were the only group that wasn't allowed to finish.
greens were in good shape. the fair were bad for the price, a lot of dead grass. Might not go back for a while.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Local

I’ve played here many times and I enjoy the layout. Plays longer than the yardage due to elevation changes. Conditions are always questionable. This time around the tees were moved way up due to them trying to heal back portions. Greens were decent. Bumpy as expected for this course. There are a few true lines out there though.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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