711 McCauley Ranch Road, Angels Camp, California 95222, US
(209) 729-8111
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About Greenhorn Creek Resort

Located at 1,500 feet of elevation in California's 'Gold Country', Greenhorn Creek Resort provides a laid-back getaway in the foothills of the Sierras in Calaveras County, a place made famous by Mark Twain's short story: "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County". Golf groups will love the five-bedroom Caddy Shack or can rent golf course cottages or stay at the Worldmark villas. Besides the enjoyable Robert Trent Jones Jr. course, guests can play bocce ball or wine and dine at Camps Restaurant at the clubhouse.

Facts

Price Range$$$
Property Class★★★
Year Opened1996
Number of UnitsLess than 100

Amenities & Services

RestaurantsCasual
Room TypesSuite
TennisYes
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Greenhorn Creek Resort

Reviews

4.6
34 Reviews (34)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0

Rude staff

Course seems like it could be really great. Just got finished golfing there and they booked a 4 pack in front of us, then myself which was two and then a single behind us with a four behind them. So I don't mind waiting and we are friendly so we ended up teaming up with single behind us to help speed things up. Well the course referee named joe supposedly saw my partner getting his ball out of brush while waiting for the players in front of us to get out of range so he came down screaming using f word telling usthat we are holding up everyone, mind you we could not hit cause the people in front of us. Then when we explain he proceeds to argue and and yell. Anyways our 18 hole game ended at nine because it ruined the day. Management didn't really seem to care. Don't waste money. Saddle creek always seems polite and nice.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Not worth $100

Charged us$100
Greens extremely pocked. Fast and bumpy. Not worth the fee.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 512
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A scenic neighborhood course at the foot of the Sierras

For a course that winds through an sprawling neighborhood, Greenhorn Creek sure is scenic and pleasantly peaceful.
There are some truly remote spots where there are no houses to interrupt the stunning views of the foothills of the Sierras - notably the par 3s at 13 and 15.
The front side is great for scoring. Two of the three par 5s - holes 4 and 7 - are short from the blues (both under 481 yards) and ripe for eagles and birdies. The fairways shrink on the tighter, more demanding back nine.
The restaurant in the clubhouse is excellent, so stop for a bite after the round. The prime rib special and live music packs in the crowds for a nice ambiance on the weekends.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

great place, coming back in march 2016

Played this course last year, by far it was a great experience. Eagles a par 5, had a chance for another on 18 bit it didnt go my way walked away with a birdie though. Heading back up in march from Fresno Ca cant wait.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course.

Great course to play very well maintained. Moderate front. Gets more challenging in the back.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Featured
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course.

The course was beautiful and challenging, fairways pretty narrow (which I like).
Had a great time, was worth the two hour ride from Woodland.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

the course was in great shape and the atmosphere was great!

we thoroughly enjoyed our day and will play at Greenhorn again. the Golfnow price was as excellent value.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

A real hidden gem.

The course itself is very well maintained, and fairly challenging. Unlike other golf communities, the fairways are not completely surrounded by homes, instead there is a very spacious feel throughout the entire course. Wide fairways lead your eyes to a beautiful mountain backdrop, and the greens are in near perfect condition. It's very evident that the members who play frequently take a lot of pride in keeping their course pristine. My only recommendation to someone who has never played, is to play when the temperature is below 80. The mountains shield you from the wind, but the heat can quickly overwhelm older players without a constant breeze. Its definitely going to be my preferred fall time course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

excellent condition

Course was in great shape not even a dead patch of grass in the fairway

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0

Fairways and greens still recovering from aeration maintenance.

The overall layout of the golf course is interesting with dogleg left and right holes with elevation changes. I could not get a sense of the true conditions of the course since it was still recovering from aeration maintenance from 3 1/2 weeks prior. Pro shop staff was friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 89
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor

Great course and well layed out

Long travel from Bay Area but worth it if you can stay overnight. Course was not busy after noon so there was no pressure from other golfers. Back 9 was definitely harder than the front. Weather was perfect and really enjoyed this course. Condition was excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Everything is good at Greenhorn. One of my favorite places to play. Can't wait to get back.

Everything is good at Greenhorn. One of my favorite places to play. Can't wait to get back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Course is better than rated, but cannot do so because of the way the survey format.

Nice course,,,,,well maintained. Greens are great.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

My favorite Gold Country course!

This course is always well maintained, and has a great collection of memorable holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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