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4.4
676 Reviews (676)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
97.3%
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638 out of 676 reviews
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4.5
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
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3 Stars
2
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0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
97.3%
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4.5
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
98.5%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland/Links
Par 70
Length 5727 yards
Slope 113
Rating 67.9

Originally designed by Chandler Egan in 1932, the first nince holes takes you through the forested areas of Pacific Grove. Egan's nine takes you through an inland terrain and reflects much of the charm of an English rural course done in the old style.

The back nine was designed by Jack Neville, the original designer of the Pebble Beach Links. It opened in 1960, and is laid out in true links design over dunesland that approaches the sea.

Over looking the course is the Point Pinos Lighthouse. Built in 1855, it is the longest continuously operating lighthouse in California. It is a historical sentinel and picturesque landmark of the golf course.

A scenic tour of the dramatic coastline provides views of Lover's Point, Point Pinos, Crespi Pond and the natural dunesland at Asilomar. You will be enchanted by the abundance of natural wonders such as the plentiful Pacific Blacktail Deer, seals, sea lions, sea otters, pelicans and gulls.

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Course Details

Year Built 1932
Fairways Kikuyu grass
Greens Kikuyu grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect H. Chandler Egan (1932) Jack Neville (1960)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.4
676 Reviews (676)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 45
Brunch 25
Patio Dining 23
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 52
Narrow Fairways 33
Elevation Changes 29
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 105
Walkers 76
Locals 74
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 71
Near Local Attractions 64
Convenient to the City 58

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Best back 9 of my life!

40 on the back 9!

NOTHING to complain about!!!!

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Pacific Grove

Rode the Blues (5727/67.9/113) in slightly more than 4H in drizzling, very overcast conditions around 60. $50 playing with the SLO Co. Golf Group. Chris, Jeff and Manny were a good group to play with.

Short, tight, quirky tree lined layout on the coast. Fun course to play but was so overcast we missed many of the ocean views. Several holes we only had a general idea of where the hole went it was so gray and hazy. Could not see the green from the tee on several straight away par 4's.

Tees had decent coverage but needed some divot attention.

Fairways and rough both winter thin. Very playable with decent coverage.

Traps were not good, but the rain did not assist. Both I was in could have used more sand.

Small poa greens were excellent. Medium fast and they held approach shots well.

Friendly, quick efficient check-in. Would recommend the double, cheeseburger and Arnold Palmer. Carts were nice but did not have GPS. Layout is not a pushover because of the tightness, the huge trees and the size of the greens. If I lived in the area, this course would warrant a regular play. Recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful back 9!

Spectacular views of the ocean on this great course. It has become one of my favorite places to play in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens

The greens were slow but in good condition, maybe they weren’t cut due to the heavy rains. Absolute perfect day!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

As good as it gets!!!!

Perfect day at PG GOLF LINKS!!! Perfect weather, greens are perfect, staff is nice!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Best round of my life!!!

As good as it gets. Weather was great, pace was great....I had a couple of chip-in's and a BIRDIE!!! Needless to say, it was a great day!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awesome...

ZERO complaints. Staff was friendly, other golfers were friendly, weather was perfect....maybe the best round of my life!!! (excluding the score!!!)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

PG Muni Staff Rocks!!!

Home course and knew what to expect but had not played it in over ten years............Not since management was changed from City employee to Golf Management company.

Folks in the Pro Shop were friendly, knowledgeable, and very accommodating...........especially for the show we presented them with. Eight (grown men) of Pacific Grove's past home for the holidays, on a few drinks and rambunctious, during Covid all trying to get paid and placed in time to start our round. The pro shop was AMAZING to not only handle it but not make any of us feel like we were anything but welcome. THANK YOU.

Greens were in as good of a condition as ever...........pretty pure!!!

Course set-up was fair and challenging at times. A few diabolic pin placements just the way it should be.
Thank you!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
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

worth the drive

it's worth driving from san jose. best back nine for the money. both me and the wife enjoy the course. if you haven't played the course, go play it

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

PG FUN

Thank you so much!
We had a blast. My nephew and his 10 year old twins...best day of golf ever. First time the played 18 holes. We finished in 4 hours!
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone at Pacific Grove Muni!!
Bill Servis
Carmel, Ca

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

1st time here

The front 10 holes is not very good, especially the green is almost not playable; ball not rolling! Pace of the play is slow as well as there’s lots of older people takes leisure to play...

After 11 holes, u’re playing by the gorgeous beach, which is why people calls “ poor man’s pebble beach”.

As I need to drive 75mins from home, I do not think that’s worth for me to come again.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

One of my favorite rounds

A super early tee time for my brother and I turned into an amazing time. We got paired with a couple great guys and had a ton of fun. The scenery especially on the back 9 had gorgeous ocean views. The course had a great mix of challenging holes and holes to attack for low scores. The green fees were an amazing deal considering all the views and the course layout. I look forward to playing here again sometime soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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