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3.3
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
17
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.9
67.4%
Recommend this course
55 out of 81 reviews
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3.5
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.2
77.4%
Recommend this course
24 out of 31 reviews
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3.4
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.1
70.6%
Recommend this course
36 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6408 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.0
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Gleneagles Golf Course at McLaren Park
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Fairways Rye/Kikuyu Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Fleming (1962) George Waters (2010)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

Disc Golf

Reviews

3.3
81 Reviews (81)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 6

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Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst course ever

The drunk bartender checks you in and he’s completely rude. They didn’t have carts available, yet course was empty! It’s located in the most seedy neighborhood I’ve ever seen. It would make a better landfill than a golf course, seriously pathetic. Wasted two hours of my life.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Not for the Faint of Heart....

This is Not an easy course! Hilly surroundings make for shot selection and accuracacy a most on many holes-you can hit the fairway, only to have it roll off to the edge. Mature trees line all fairways and can easily come into play. Fairway conditions are average at best, but the greens are almost perfectly good! The greens are what make this course, they are fast, smooth, and takes some course knowledge.
This is a true 9 hole golf course; 6 par 4's, 2 par 3's and 1 par 5. The hilly conditions make it play longer, and can be a tough walk(be prepared).
Pace of play has always been good, because the majority of players are regulars...newbies be warned, this is NOT for beginners...being able to hit straight is a MOST.
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Average golfer

The tee boxes are less than desirable, the fairways need help as well and the greens are like putting on Pool tables. Its amazing that I can come here and shoot a 54 with 24 putts and the next day go to an average 18 hole course and shoot an 85 with average conditions. Sorry but this is not the Hidden Jewal spoken about in the press.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough course

I thought it was gonna be easy to beat, I was totally beaten!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friendly staff

Love this place. Very friendly staff. My hubby and I enjoyed our time there this afternoon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

Course is in improving shape-fairways, greens are outstanding, true fast and tough. Not an easy track by any means, whether playing from blue tees or yellows (2nd set of tee boxes to make an interesting 18 out of this 9 hole course). Well worth visiting regularly. Staff is helpful and friendly even if you’re not a regular

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bring every club you have!

When I first got to the course I asked a guy next to me in the parking lot if I needed to bring my driver and he said bring every club you have and more!
The course is very hilly and challenging and plays very long. Since you will be walking you will get a very good workout.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Looks are deceiving

At first glance, looking down several fairways from the clubhouse, it looked like a mini Presidio with mature, grand cypress trees and emerald green fairways. The employee working at the clubhouse warned me that the course is in rough shape. He wasn’t kidding! The fairways were a carpet of mixed grasses, weeds and large dirt patches. There were areas that looked more like hiking trails. The greens were fast as glass. The bunkers were more dirt than sand. However, the layout of the course was nice, even though very hilly, and again, it looked pretty. Wasn’t there to keep score, but rather enjoy the walk and the surprise of where the ball will roll this time and whether or not I’ll be able to find it. Recommend a colored ball as there are many white flowers in the fairways and finding a white ball is difficult. It would be a real gem if it were in better shape!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Fantastic Staff but the course??

My first time at this course. Beautiful scenery , great staff and well laid out. Fairways were winter conditions and often muddy. Greens were sloped and fast. It was a challenging course but I will definitely go again.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

Once again Gleneagles in McLaren Park did not disappoint. This a challenging, demanding course.
The course is in great shape, the fairways included. The greens remain arguably the best greens in the Bay Area, and certainly in San Francisco -Harding included!
Super friendly staff and course pup-George.
We’ll be back, this is truly a diamond in the rough of a course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Fun course!

Don't let this 9-Hole course fool you. This course was challenging. Make sure you are ready to walk some hills—amazing views of the bay.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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