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456 Reviews (456)
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4
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
94.0%
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443 out of 456 reviews
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4.8
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
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0
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0
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
90.9%
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10 out of 11 reviews
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4.4
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
46
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
90.7%
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68 out of 75 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 7232 yards
Slope 141
Rating 75.4
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Rams Hill Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1983
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1983) Tom Fazio (2007) Dennis Wise (2007) Jackson Kahn Design (2013)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
456 Reviews (456)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 40
Patio Dining 40
19th Hole Scenic Views 36
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 51
Undulating Greens 44
Water Hazards 37
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 37
A Weekend Splurge 36
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 53
At a Resort 11

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Played On
Reviews 21
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 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

You’ll want to check the box on this track. We’ll worth the drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bottom line - play this course.

5 star all the way. Great golf course, no two holes felt the same. Excellent condition, friendly staff. A must play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Advanced
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love Rams Hill!!!

Cart path only for another couple of weeks and greens were a bit slow as course continues to come in from the overseeding. Beautiful views, course layout and amenities! Will definitely be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Phenomenal

What a great course!! Highly recommend playing here… Course was in great shape and staff was very friendly as well as helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Oasis or Mirage?

The course itself is fantastic with a great layout, prefect condition, and worth the $$$. Here’s a summary of my visit: my son and I drove out from Oceanside. We were greeted nicely and there were at least 5 workers in matching tee shirts waiting to take our clubs and get our cart. The projected image was one of competence, and impeccable “country club” service. We played as a twosome and teed off at 2 PM, knowing it would be a squeeze to play all 18 holes before it got too dark.

At the sixth tee, reality soon came “to the fore”. Up to then, we were moving along at a good pace. But then we were stopped dead by a group of four in front of us and another foursome in front of them. After a long delay, we called the pro shop and described the situation. Response: “we will send a marshal out right away”. We never saw one. By the ninth hole, we knew this would be an insane, frustrating situation. We drove back to the clubhouse and complained. The manager said there was a group of twelve whose name reminded me of the infamous Younger Gang from Old West lore. This turned out to be a fairly accurate description. The manager advised us to replay the front nine again.

We teed off again on #1 and were too upset to play the same holes. So we drove back to #10 and by then the group of 12 (three foursomes) had moved on. So we had a perfect time playing another great 4 holes until we ran into them again. Torture! They were taking their sweet time hitting balls all over the desert and drinking. We drove up and asked to play through. We could see and smell the booze while they were looking in the desert for their balls. But there was no way to play through because there was no opening in front of them.

So back we went to #14. Luckily, no one was close behind us because they were replaying holes. When we got to #16 (a par three), we could see six of them on the green with one golf cart maybe two feet off the very front edge of the green, while laughing, cavorting, drinking, etc. They were oblivious to us and clearly acted like they owned the course and the heck with anyone else. I fantasized then that my golf club was a rifle equipped with a silencer and a scope! My expensive golf round was over! When the yahoos finally cleared the green, there was enough daylight left for my son to play the hole. Then we drove slowly along 17 and 18 to see the terrific holes we missed.

When we got back to the club house, the 12 yahoos (25-40 in age) in the Younger Gang were in the bar, naturally. We talked to the nice workers who cleaned our clubs and they agreed with our obvious description of the group and said they were also playing the next day.

So here’s my final word: There are plenty of nice workers who greet you warmly. Maybe too many! But there are NO marshals! Chaos reigns when management chases the $$$ instead of creating a truly classy experience. The group of 12 clearly paid much more that the two of us ($230 total) which is a lot. So if you decide to play Rams Hill, be aware that the course management caters to the nouveau riche: those young, obnoxious yahoos who are self-centered and act as if they own the place. The initial image hides the truth: this a fake oasis in the desert only because of chaos in management, which is a shame because the course itself is terrific. But one I sure will not replay!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rams Hill - oasis or mirage

The course itself is fantastic with a great layout, prefect condition, and worth the $$$. Here’s a summary of my visit: my son and I drove out from Oceanside. We were greeted nicely and there were at least 5 workers in matching tee shirts waiting to take our clubs and get our cart. The projected image was one of competence, and impeccable “country club” service. We played as a twosome and teed off at 2 PM, knowing it would be a squeeze to play all 18 holes before it got too dark.
At the sixth tee, reality soon came “to the fore”. Up to then, we were moving along at a good pace. But then we were stopped dead by a group of four in front of us and another foursome in front of them. After a long delay, we called the pro shop and described the situation. Response: “we will send a marshal out right away”. We never saw one. By the ninth hole, we knew this would be an insane, frustrating situation. We drove back to the clubhouse and complained. The manager said there was a group of twelve whose name reminded me of the infamous Younger Gang from Old West lore. This turned out to be a fairly accurate description. The manager advised us to replay the front nine again.
We teed off again on #1 and were too upset to play the same holes. So we drove back to #10 and by then the group of 12 (three foursomes) had moved on. So we had a perfect time playing another great 4 holes until we ran into them again. Torture! They were taking their sweet time hitting balls all over the desert and drinking. We drove up and asked to play through. We could see and smell the booze while they were looking in the desert for their balls. But there was no way to play through because there was no opening in front of them.
So back we went to #14. Luckily, no one was close behind us because they were replaying holes. When we got to #16 (a par three), we could see six of them on the green with one golf cart maybe two feet off the very front edge of the green, while laughing, cavorting, drinking, etc. They were oblivious to us and clearly acted like they owned the course and the heck with anyone else. I fantasized then that my golf club was a rifle equipped with a silencer and a scope! My expensive golf was done then. When the yahoos finally cleared the green, there was enough daylight left for my son to play the hole. Then we drove slowly along 17 and 18 to see the terrific holes we missed.
When we got back to the club house, the 12 yahoos (25-40 in age) in the Younger Gang were in the bar, naturally. We talked to the nice workers who cleaned our clubs and they agreed with our obvious description of the group and said they were also playing the next day.
So here’s my final word: There are plenty of nice workers who greet you warmly. Maybe too many! But there are NO marshals! Chaos reigns when management chases the $$$ instead of creating a truly classy experience. The group of 12 clearly paid much more that the two of us ($230 total) which is a lot. So if you decide to play Rams Hill, be aware that the course management caters to rich, young, obnoxious yahoos who are self-centered and act as if they own the place. The initial image is a fake oasis in the desert, which is a shame because the course itself is terrific. But one I sure will not replay!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Old Tennis Pro

Always fun to come here from Palm Desert. Never been disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Advanced
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

THE CLASH

Just have to say THE CLASH tournament was great. The Staff was excelent went above and beyond making the weekend a great trip.....!!!!!!!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Played The Clash tournament and it was great.The staff was outstanding helping everyone out above and beyond. Would highly recommend playing here and playing The Clash next year . Also recommend play the Ram tournament in December.......

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

Always Great

Challenging, fair, no 2 holes look the same.. From the gal that greeted us at entrance, cart guys, starter, cart girl, guys in the shop and our waitress all made us feel like they were genuinely glad we were there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

My first time at Ram's Hill

I have been looking forward to playing this course for a while. We got some time off during the week and found a good rate...so I couldn't wait to play.

.I knew about the fairway fungus, but the course was way too wet for a mid morning round. The fairways and tee boxes were soggy. We had to navigate around bare patches and wet ground on most fairways. I prefer to play the ball as it lies, but it wasn't really possible with the conditions on the course.

The staff we encountered were friendly and the course layout was excellent. I only wished the course was in better condition.

Taco shack was not available even though we were told that it was :( The cookie lived up to its reputation though.

I've heard a lot of great things about the course, but it really didn't live up to expectations. It might be because we played during the week or because they are getting ready to close for the season?

I'm sure they are hoping for better conditions next season...so am I.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 48
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Big greens with lots of breaks

Great layout. The big greens are its defense. Not so many houses around yet, so you can still get away with some miss hits! Great Friendly staff all day! Worth he drive from San Diego on occasion.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The greens were not as fast as usual . Some of the greens were spray painted, many brown areas on he fairway. Still a nice place to play, but this was the worst I’ve seen here ever.

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