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3.5
194 Reviews (194)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
74
3 Stars
40
2 Stars
19
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
77.2%
Recommend this course
152 out of 194 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.1
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.8
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
72.2%
Recommend this course
13 out of 18 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.3
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
73.7%
Recommend this course
28 out of 38 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 56
Length 2396 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1959
Golf Season Year round
Architect Art Saprico

Rentals/Services

Carts No
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Reviews

3.5
194 Reviews (194)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Beginners 12
Walkers 12
Locals 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Cow Pasture

Move on! Very poor condition and kids foot soccer was on the course while I started playing.

Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun but

Like the ability to just play on my own, course was almost empty. Front nine is in pretty poor condition, barely looks like a course honestly. Also do not love that the driving range balls were raining down on me.
The back nine is much nicer, better, layout, better greens. Overall a great place to practice your short game. Oh and try the street tacos , they are delicious.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun PAR 3!

This is a family friendly PAR 3 with a few challenging holes over a canal. Staff is friendly and the pro shop has everything you need if you forget something.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs work, fair overall.

Need better control of player tee times. I experienced another player tee’ing off less than 1 minute after me. Was not a pleasant experience as I felt the other player was rushing me. Many of the tee boxes were bare and overly filled with sand.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Seeding Greens!

Course is seeding greens not playable for now, heads up.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible! How does golfnow even list this place. Worst dogtrack i ever played.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Cute par 3

Nice little 18 hole par three course with a few challenging holes

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

kids friendly

this golf course is good for beginners and kids
pace of play was somewhat snailing

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not what I expected in a bad way

First time playing and the course is essentially a pitch and putt with only a few interesting holes. Essentially flat with smallest greens, only worth the $15 I paid to practice my short game with 2 mid Iron he's on the back 9. Starter was pleasant and so were the other golfers.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good beginner course

This is an excellent beginner course. Fairways did not have much of any grass. Great place for young kids or any new golfer to go and get there first taste of golf.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Inaugural ranch

New of it for a long time. Brought my son beginner. Great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun little 3-par

Wasn't so sure when we arrived, but had a great time. Staff was super friendly. Leave you driver in the car - the holes are short but it was a great way to work on my chipping game. This would be a great place to teach a kid to golf.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
1.0
First Time Playing

Discrimination

My boyfriend and his friends went to play today and the manager did not allow them to have beer but allowed the White group in the back of them to continue having beer with them . He was pressuring his group to hurry while not doing that with the rest of the groups he gave them extra golf clubs so they could “speed it up”. This should be a fun experience especially for beginners not one where you are rushed and the manager is being discriminatory as he was not doing that to the groups that had white people around . Do better for poc.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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