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4.4
516 Reviews (516)
5 Stars
277
4 Stars
198
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
93.3%
Recommend this course
487 out of 516 reviews
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4.2
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
92.3%
Recommend this course
24 out of 26 reviews
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4.5
119 Reviews (119)
5 Stars
69
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
95.8%
Recommend this course
114 out of 119 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6720 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.2
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Mountain Vista Golf Club - Santa Rosa
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Closed: September 26 - October 23
Architect Billy Casper (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Catering

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2014 #18)

Reviews

4.4
516 Reviews (516)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 12
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 34
Water Hazards 25
Undulating Greens 24
This course/club is great for:
Locals 31
Seniors 30
Advanced Golfers 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 33
At a Resort 14
Worth the Drive 14

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Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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Didn’t Finish

When we booked the t time wasn’t aware that it was a 1:00 o’clock shot gun start. We had reservations that we would finish on a regular t time and was pretty sure wouldn’t on a shotgun start with 2 groups on most tee boxes. As we prepaid there was not getting out of the round without forfeiting our money. We had to quit with 3 holes left due to darkness
The course was in good shape, and the greens were a good speed

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Sheathing round slow pace

Didn’t know the tee time booked was a shotgun start until we got to the course. As we already prepaid and there was no cancelling we hoped we would finish. We started on hole 9 and the first 8 or 9 holes went good. After that things bogged down and we were waiting 5 to 10 minutes at each hole. Needless to say wasn’t able to finish only got 15 holes in before it was dark which was disappointing. With that many golfers out without a Marshall to keep pace going was either an oversight or a mistake. Course was in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Mountain View Fabulous

Golfed Santa Rosa at Mountain View; course is very beautiful and in excellent shape. Our only disappointment was we started with a shotgun start at 1pm and due to homeowners “taking their time”, we were only able to finish 17 of 18 holes before complete darkness. Would definitely recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Santa Rosa Course

Great course great day, Exactly why we come to the Coachella Valley to golf, nice pace and conditions were good for this time of the year! The restaurant is terrific so make sure you plan a lunch stop here to complete your day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

not helpful

arrived and no one to help with golf clubs. had to find an available cart and load our clubs. No direction to the first hole and no starter outside to help.

Also not happy with golf now because did not know it was cart path only untill we arrived. Should have been posted online when we booked through GN.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Not informed about Cart Path Only

GolfNow never had anthing that it was CPO and the Santa Rosa website never mentioned anything.
I played a few holes and quit as walking is a chore for me. I was angry and voiced my displeasure, still nothing on the website. Disguisting.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Fun outing

First day open after re-seeding so cart path only. Nice course layout, resort course in nature, nice mounding, good greens and sand bunkers. Greens have been punched at some point and need time to get rid of excess sand and speed up. Still a fun outing.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition

The Santa Rosa course was in good condition. I greens good, fairways food with a few wet spots and a few dry patches.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

Took over 5 hours to play.
No cart person until late in the morning.
Cafe didn't open until 11:00.
But the course was in great shape & fun to play.

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

Excellent time

When we checked in, we were each offered a bottle of cold water and told we could head out to the course early. The staff really made us feel welcome. As it was during the summer, we only saw two other groups, so pace of play was excellent. We were really surprised.at.how well the course was maintained during the summer. This is fast becoming one of.our favorite places to play when we are in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Everything about the course was awesome.
With the exception of the bar/restaurant.
It didn't open until 11:00 & we were done by 10:30.
And no cart girl either.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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