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4.2
200 Reviews (200)
5 Stars
86
4 Stars
72
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
88.6%
Recommend this course
170 out of 200 reviews
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4.1
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
84.8%
Recommend this course
39 out of 46 reviews
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4.1
64 Reviews (64)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
84.4%
Recommend this course
54 out of 64 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6365 yards
Slope 131
Rating 71.6

Opened in 1897, Del Monte™ Golf Course is the oldest course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi. Designed by golf and polo enthusiast Charles Maud, this inland course boasts a meandering, hilly layout that has challenged golfers for more than a century.

It was the original host of the California State Amateur-still played on Del Monte's narrow, tree-lined fairways and small,well-protected greens-and continues to serve as one of the three courses on which the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational is played.

Adjacent to Del Monte™ Golf Course, the Del Monte Pavilion offers an inviting outdoor setting for any special event. Whether you are hosting a corporate outing or a tournament awards ceremony, all events are impeccably catered by the Lodge at Pebble Beach.

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Course Details

Year Built 1897
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Charles Maud Tom Bendelow (1911)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2019 #12) (2017 #3)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2018 #25)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2017 #9)

Reviews

4.2
200 Reviews (200)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Undulating Greens 14
Thick Rough 8
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 19
Locals 18
Seniors 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 23
Near the Airport 18
Worth the Drive 13

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Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

An excellent day

It was a great day all around
I was paired up with two nice local gentleman who were helpful since it was my first time playing the course
the course was in great shape and the pace of play was good
the greens are in great condition and every putt tools true if not in

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course conditions

The course was beautiful. The fairways and greens were in great shape. Greens have a few surprises called undulations that added a bit of a challenge as well. There were a number of side areas and carries that were all browned out or barren altogether. Drought conditions I assume. Was quite the challenge for first timers but had a blast. We will definitely one back to this course as it was definitely worth the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

good day out

Played with two friends, great time in perfect weather. Restaurant was closed, other than that, great.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not a fun day

No driving range, incredibly slow pace of play, costs $50 extra for a cart on top of a pricey fee and holes so close together you risk getting hit with errant shots.
We quit after 16 holes....

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Day

Some dry areas on the fairways but overall very good. Greens were true. Weather was beautiful. I will be back soon

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No Beverage cart on hot sunny day!!!

Beautiful sunny day in a great course!! On the front 9 saw the beverage cart about 3 times wasn’t thirsty yet when I got to back 9 and lot warmer no sign of beverage cart at all and all of the back when on like that!!! I know there are a couple of water stations throughout the course but yet!! You want more than just waters when playing with friends

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Good round of golf

We enjoyed our first round of golf at this popular course.
The course was well maintained though the greens were bumpy and thus seemed to offer inconsistent breaks.
Overall, we'd positively recommend this course.

One disappointing fact was that the price we paid for this round thru Golfpasspaas (our first time using them too) was higher than what we would have paid had we booked directly with the course. Also, the price offered by GolfPass did not include cart fees.
Hence, in future we cannot trust GolfPass to offer superior value, versus booking directly with a course, and for that reason we will likely not use them in future.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Conditions on the course where great even though it had punched greens and some fairways they still ran and rolled better than some courses that don’t have punched greens or fairways. Looking forward to going back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Early start

Great relaxing golf day. Great staff and fun coarse.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Excellent course

Perfect day, no waiting, started exactly on time, narrow fairways and true greens. I look forward to playing here again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pricey for punched greens

Bad luck that I played after they punched the golf course. Still got charged 68.00 walking rate for a afternoon tee time with the course in poor condition. The course has a great classic older course feel nice layout with challenges on every hole. Late afternoon the local residents walk all over the golf course ? Kinda distracting when you’re hitting tee shots !
My rating would have been higher if not for above issues.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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