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4.3
371 Reviews (371)
5 Stars
198
4 Stars
144
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
93.9%
Recommend this course
351 out of 371 reviews
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4.3
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
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0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.9%
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24 out of 27 reviews
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4.4
72 Reviews (72)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
93.1%
Recommend this course
67 out of 72 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

4.3
371 Reviews (371)

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 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
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 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 881
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1 Contributor
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Santa Rosa

Rode the Blacks (6720/72.1/127) early morning with David and Kaitlyn using GM in slightly over 3.5H. Fun watching David play every par 5 as a par 4 1/2. Different game when you are on or beside every par 5 in 2. Partly cloudy, calm and 112.

Tees nicely maintained with very few unfixed divots. Some almost immaculate and others thin with the heat.

Fairways mostly lush with some brown areas. good to play from.

Rough mowed down low and not that penal.

Sand traps very nicely maintained with thick, good quality white marble sand.

Large greens putted medium speed and are smooth and firm. Few ball marks.

Customer service is usually excellent from everyone here. Quick efficient check-in and Mike is a very friendly Marshall. No on course services. Nice, all grass driving range. Basic carts do not have GPS or ports for electronics. Plenty of ice/water stations on the course. Santa Rosa would be a challenging course to walk with many tees are a long way from the last green. Recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Terrible terrible conditions

This course has terrible conditions, gardeners in every single hole literally. And the woman in the front says that just the normal at this golf course. Nothing but loud blowers and muddy fairways.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/25/2021

This course is very playable, just finished 36 holes. I play here often and find the employees easy to deal with. Nothing a golf course can do about gardeners working in back yards surrounding the course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 881
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1 Contributor
California Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Santa Rosa

Rode the Blacks (6720/72.1/127) mid day with Gary00, Peter and Kerry in around 4H. Excellent group to play with. Partly cloudy, calm and close to 100.

Tees lush, level and nicely maintained with very few unfixed divots.

Fairways mostly lush and nice to play from.

Rough mowed down low and not that penal.

Sand traps nicely maintained with thick, good quality white marble sand.

Large greens putted medium speed and are smooth and firm. Few ball marks.

Customer service is usually good from everyone here. No on course services. Nice, all grass driving range. Basic carts do not have GPS or ports for electronics. Santa Rosa would be a challenging course to walk with many tees are a long way from the last green. Recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course But Thirsty

Mountain View’s were spectacular. The course was outstanding. Conditions were tremendous. Jose cleaning our clubs while putting on 18 was a treat. The only complaint is the course lacked drinking water for patrons. Will definitely return in the future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Course

The course is really open and fair. The greens are in great conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course layout and well kept

Loved the layout and played in 3:30 on a windy Sunday. Never had to wait on the foursome in front of us (it took us til hole 13 as a twosome to catch them) and nobody behind us. A rare day in golf. Enjoyed the layout (especially in heavy wind) where more strategy had to be considered. Greens rolled true and were very well kept. Jose was waiting for us at 18 to do a great job on our clubs. Only beef: let’s get some other beverages other than water on the course. Nary a soda could be had. Great value course. Would definitely play again. Loved it

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Grass everywhere.

Wide open course with Lush fairways and better than average greens. Great course for those who don’t hit the ball straight all the time. Wide and forgiving fairways. Great par fives, all over 500 yards from the black tees. A few challenging holes but for the most part just straightforward Golf with Excellent condition. Nice warm up range and putting green. Drink cart came by one time in four hours. No other facilities on the course at this time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed here

Played here numerous times. Never a round where I had to wait on just about every shot. On the tenth hole, there was a group on the green, a group on the fairway, a group waiting to tee off with my group behind them at the tee box..The 11th hole was completely open. I called the pro shop, The gentleman said he was the only one there. When I continued to explain what was happening, he said you didn’t here what I said. He is by himself. I did understand him. Just didn’t think that’s what customers want to hear. I think on a busy Saturday, a ranger should be out there expediting the speed of play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Corse was in good shape, front 9 was slow but group causing delays quit after 9. Marshall was out and did talk to the group a couple of times

Nice layout, wide fairways. Most greens protected by sand traps and just enough water hazards on the course to keep you focused

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 80
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Resort Type Course

Friendly fairways, receptive greens, nice golf course to play a relaxed round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
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
Played On
Reviews 80
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Table Top Greens

Wide open fairways invite you to unleash the big dog, and you will find perfect lies on the fairway. The rough is another story, and if you miss left or right expect to find yourself with a hanging lie below your feet or an uphill lie above your feet. Almost all fairways have slopes surrounding them, which would be great if the rough wasn't long and the ball would run back down to the fairway.
The greens are another story, run fast and true, however, if you miss you are often faced with uphill blind shots because most of the greens are sitting on top of a hill. There is where the challenge begins.
Fun course to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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