Sunset view of a green at The Golf Club at Rancho California
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3.6
825 Reviews (825)
5 Stars
203
4 Stars
345
3 Stars
148
2 Stars
72
1 Stars
57
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
75.1%
Recommend this course
647 out of 825 reviews
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3.7
90 Reviews (90)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
81.1%
Recommend this course
73 out of 90 reviews
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3.7
182 Reviews (182)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
41
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.8
75.3%
Recommend this course
137 out of 182 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7036 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.7

Formerly known as SCGA Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.6
825 Reviews (825)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 46
Elevation Changes 44
Water Hazards 36
This course/club is great for:
Locals 49
Advanced Golfers 32
Entertaining Clients 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 31
Worth the Drive 25
In the 'Burbs 18

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Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor conditioning

Thought I had found a real good deal and when I saw that this was a Trent Jones design I was excited to play it. Although the layout was pretty good in keeping with his design work, the upkeep and conditioning was horrid.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

good course

Good course, greens putt well, some bunkers don't have sand just hard packed dirt

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fast greens fun times

If you’re looking for a place to play where you can get good tee times all the time, hit range balls off the grass, have a challenging but not frustrating course and fast greens that are almost always in great shape, try this place, you won’t be disappointed.
Chris D

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/06/2022

Thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing The Golf Club at Rancho California.

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff Friendliness/Course Condition

Checked in 40 minutes early prior to tee time at 7:27. So I could go to the range and take my time warning up. I was told to came back at 7:15 to check in and he would give me a cart at that time. I ask if I could have a cart to go over to the range to warmup and the person rudely replied “No.”
I would have understood if there wasn’t any carts but all carts were out front. I have to get back in my truck and drive over to the range and came back and checkin.

Course: greens need to be rolled / sand trap need more sand. Has a thin layer of sand but hard pack under.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/04/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting The Golf Club at Rancho California, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/22/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing The Golf Club at Rancho California!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Little Improvements

This once great course was slowly drifting toward becoming a dog track. A little TLC to the greens and bunkers has made the course much more enjoyable. Hopefully they continue on this path so that this fantastic old Trent Jones Sr design can return its rightful place as one of the best courses in the valley.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
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Commented on 04/20/2022

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at The Golf Club at Rancho California!

Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/15/2022

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Golf Club at Rancho California. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/15/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing The Golf Club at Rancho California.

Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/15/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Golf Club at Rancho California!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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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Commented on 04/15/2022

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at The Golf Club at Rancho California!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of my favorite local courses

I find myself coming back here a lot. The course isn't in superb shape but I really like the layout. Only issue is there is almost NEVER a cart girl, even on weekends. Very strange since this isn't a cheap course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/19/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting The Golf Club at Rancho California, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/15/2022

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Golf Club at Rancho California. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Green

The course is looking better. Currently working on the greens so could no putt true. Overall enjoyed the round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/18/2022

Thanks so much for the review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon! Thanks for choosing The Golf Club at Rancho California.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Used to be a great track

It was a great place to play, but now the fairways are in terrible shape. The green is okay.
The guy in the pro shop keeps telling me that he doesn’t make any money out of me because I’m using GolfNow. You think I need to hear that? Dude that was uncalled for it made me felt cheap. I know I’m cheap but only people I know can call me that. Anyway its just a terrible customer service move.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 04/18/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are sorry to hear your customer service experience was not up to par. Please reach out to our management team and thanks for visiting The Golf Club at Rancho California. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/15/2022

Thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing The Golf Club at Rancho California, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 37
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/15/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Golf Club at Rancho California!

Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

First time at Rancho California

Course was challenging for first timer due to lots of blind t boxes. Course was not in the best shape. T Boxes dry and hard, sand traps had few rakes, greens were hard and bumpy with some bare spots.

Good layout and staff extremely friendly and helpful.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/18/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for the 3 stars. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round. We appreciate your feedback as we work to make any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon at The Golf Club at Rancho California.

Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Closes early

Overall course wasn't bad greens were all a bit bumpy. Worst thing is the Clubhouse and restaurant/bar were all locked up and closed at 4:30 when our round ended. No staff anywhere.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 04/18/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting The Golf Club at Rancho California, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/15/2022

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star!

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