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4.1
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.0
94.1%
Recommend this course
21 out of 22 reviews
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4.3
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
11 out of 11 reviews
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4.2
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
15 out of 15 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 31
Length 1859 yards
Slope 86
Rating 29.3

The par 31 golf course is 1850 yards in length and has four par 4 holes that range between 250 yards and 375 yards. Located in North Salinas adjacent to the Creekbridge housing development the course replaces Sherwood Greens Golf Course, which was closed in 1998. The course of gentle rolling hills with USGA greens is surrounded by protected wetlands, Natividad Creek and Gabilan Creek with vistas of the Gabilan and Santa Lucia mountain ranges. The First Tee of Monterey County (formerly known as Twin Creeks Golf Course) is a complete facility offering 9-hole and 18-hole rounds of golf, a fully equipped practice and teaching facility complete with golf carts. The 5000 square foot Clubhouse contains a pro-shop and a snackbar that is available for meetings, parties and banquets. The First Tee of Monterey County is a fun facility that will challenge the experienced golfer while providing excellent learning opportunities for youth and the novice golfer.

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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $11
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

FootGolf

Reviews

4.1
22 Reviews (22)
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great time

took my wife on a date to play this course. had an awesome time

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Quick 9 or 8

If you want a cheap, short, quick 8 or 9 holes of golf, this is the perfect place to play. There is often 1 hole closed for the use of the students Monday-Friday. I'll pay the $12, but don't think it's worth $25.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
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 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun course.

Greast greens but challanging fairways in some areas.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great little course

My son and I like too walk in the area and always see the course
I thought let’s try it. Great 9 holes, good iron and wedge practice
Course in good shape. Nice to see the first tee program in play.
If you want good course for a quick 9 it will do the trick. Played 9 in 1 hour.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Better than expected…

For a public course, everything was pretty dang good. The only thing that I didn’t like was the bathroom facility. There was a shower and and old moldy chair in there that kinda creeped me out…

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Was fun to play with no pressure!

Was a fun to play this 9 hole course. Excellent course to practice your swings, no pressure to get moving, and greens were in good shape as was the rest of the course. They are working on surroundings, much better and feels very safe.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great way to practice and improve

I have played this course 4 times during the weekdays. It's not open on weekends. Although it's an executive golf course it's a great little course to walk about 3 miles. It's well maintained in a nice area of Salinas. I've been able to play 2 balls without having to worry about other golfers on course. Several holes have elevational changes with enough variety to pracitce distance control and shaping shots. I will be coming back regularly to improve my game.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best Value!

What a great little course! Fun to play but it’s not very long, and I still found it challenging. The par 3’s are good with only one short pitch. The course is home to first tee, and this is the real deal! My money for the green fee goes towards helping these kids and you can’t spend any money better than this! They could charge $100 and it would be a good deal. I’m coming back, because our city needs stuff like this for our kids!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

A great walk

Was happy to see the course is back open. There is no food & beverage, but Safeway is around the corner- just remember to bring your own snacks and water! Great customer service- the staff was very friendly and helpful. They did change the layout, so the new #1 Tee is the old #7, made it fun to go back out and play!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Overpriced

25 dollars (plus 4 dollar "convenience" fee for using their app) for 9 holes is absurd. They clearly have no motivation to be an actual public course. Can't blame them, the course is already paid for by tax dollars.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Excellent challenge for all golfers

Having played this course for the first time I was very challenged with good greens and some very challenging holes. My only complaint is that the maintenance of the tees and fairways was lacking, I mostly noticed the tees hadn’t been mowed in over a week. I was a greens keeper years ago and notice everything but I guarantee you that my wife and I will play here again and bring friends. Not sure if they have a regular greens keeper or volunteers but surely enjoyed the course

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