Mt. Woodson Golf Club

4.1247000000 4.1 stars from 5 (409)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 70
  • Length: 5764 yards
  • Slope: 133
  • Rating: 69.0
  • Layout

  • 16422 N Woodson Dr, Ramona, California 92065, San Diego County
  • (760) 788-3555
  • (760) 788-3565
  • www.mtwoodsongolfclub.com
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Year built: 1991
Type: Public
Greens: Bermuda grass
Fairways: Bermuda grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 5764 yards 69.0 133
Blue (W) 70 5764 yards 74.5 138
White 70 5399 yards 67.3 129
White (W) 70 5399 yards 72.2 134
Red (W) 70 4229 yards 65.0 116
Red 70 4229 yards 63.1 111

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.1 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.7 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.6 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.6 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 409 Reviews
5 stars:
147
4 stars:
198
3 stars:
41
2 stars:
14
1 stars:
9

recommend this course

376 out of 402 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive in the 'burbs convenient to the city   Great for wildlife/ scenic views advanced golfers locals   Challenges include elevation changes narrow fairways bunkers   Great for patio dining drinks 19th hole scenic views  

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"Great Golf"


Esther1931917's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/24/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Really enjoyed everyone we came in contact with from the Pro Dhop personnel to the starter to the other players we met. All in all a great day!!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Really tough the first time around"


dnimura's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

If we didn't have someone in the foursome that had played the course before we would have hit the wrong club off the tee a number of times. Its really short from the whites, but the challenge is in proper placement of your tee shots not length. Fun course that I would definitely play again if for no other reason than I would know where to hit my shots.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



u982127613's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/08/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Challanging course"


SoCalWaldo's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/27/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Played Woodson yesterday and had a great time and the course is in great shape. The only complaint I have is the green side bunkers, no sand just hard dirt, felt like hitting off compacted dirty.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"This course is going through a great renovation"


bobbyjones1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/08/2017
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Reviewed on

It's a very nice course challenging but fun to play good for all types of players from beginners to advance, beautiful scenery overall a great course


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Challenging Layout"


u000002725062's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/29/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Accuracy off the tee is job one here. Many blind tee shots over trouble. While very challenging I always find playing here enjoyable. A good place to test your game. Course is in excellent shape


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Amazing"


Gmoney62dvikqueen62's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/29/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in excellent condition. The greens rolled true and were quite fast.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Beautiful unique course in the hills"


Ryan5653107's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/28/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great challenge for golf game with beautiful views. Choose your club wisely as this course is great target golf!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Good course keeps getting better"


Googlaw's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played Mt. Woodson several times over the past year or so, and they have done a fantastic job with all of the upgrades the last few months. I was a little surprised the fairways weren't a little more lush with all the recent rains, but the greens were in phenomenal shape. Very soft. The balls rolled true. Such a beautiful course, and their recent upgrades to the clubhouse have definitely paid off.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"This course a must to play"


Jciaccio's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/13/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Played this course last year in Feb. and it was barely holding on because of drought.. Total changes with the much needed rains now the course is playing at it's best...


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"A fun day at Mt Woodson"


guccig02's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/12/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

IT is always a great day to play here. And, if you are hungry, order the Turkey sandwich with everything on it. It is just delicious!!

Great course. Even though it is short, it has always been a challenge. You need to be accurate in your aim and smart about club selection.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Andrew5824012's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/08/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Sitting water and mud most holes at full price"


Shinrich's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/04/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Booked a tee time and played Saturday morning. It hadn't rained since Monday so was expecting decent conditions and since they were charging full rack rates, assumed they would be decent. No warning, even at check in, that a large portion of the course was going to be mud and/or sitting water. Holes 1 and 10 literally had "ponds" several inches deep in the fairways and deep mud that you could easily get your cart stuck in with nothing roped off. The grass under these fairway "ponds" was all dead and there was just dirt left so it had obviously been there for a significant period of time. Most bunkers were full of water as well. But at least the greens were in pretty good shape. We'd already paid and drove all the way out there so we just played.

I went to the pro shop after the round to give them some feedback on their conditions and failure to notify us that their course was in such poor shape. I wasn't asking for a refund or anything, just wanted to let them know how disappointing it was that their conditions were so bad and that it didn't seem reasonable to be charging full price for that. There were a couple holes that I literally needed to get a ball retriever out to pull my ball out of the water in the middle of the fairway. The guy in the pro shop said they got 8 inches of rain on Monday which is not even close to the truth. San Diego annual rainfall is about 10 inches per year. Plus the dead grass in those puddles/ponds show that the water had been sitting there for some time without any attempt to prepare the course to playable conditions. He then went on to say that nobody else complained so it was okay to charge full price. And when I said that they should at least give people some notice that the conditions are that poor/flooded, even if it's when we're checking in, he didn't really have a response.

I probably won't be playing again here anytime soon at least until I know their conditions have improved significantly.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Hidden gem"


u046069370's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/03/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Mount Woodson has to be one of my favorite courses in San Diego County. Though it's rather short it is quite challenging and the views are amazing.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Slow play"



4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/03/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

No one will let you play through. I was a signal behind 2 foursomes and they wouldn't let me play through.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Nice course, challenging and tight"


Mhuppert4's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/15/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Lots of elevation and carries over canyons. Tight course, lots of ways to lose balls! Staff were great but they only have a net driving range to warm up. Greens were very quick and tough to read, but it was a great day!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Unique"


B7658271's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/15/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The views are very enjoyable. The course is not long, but accuracy is rewarded. From the "tree top" bridge to the boulders, the course is very unique. We were a 3-some following a slow 4-some on the front, but we had no waiting after playing through after 9.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"What a change!!"


u898588370's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/13/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I haven't played Mt. Woodson for about 18 months. There have been lots of great improvements and it looks like that is continuing. The course was in fantastic shape. The new pro shop and grille were lovely. The menu was appetizing but we came in too late for food (grille closes at 3:30). As always this is target golf - you need to play a straight ball. I'm looking forward to the new practice area that appears to be opening in April. I was impressed with all of the improvements to amenities at Mt. Woodson.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Woodson in the Wind"


pwrless1's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/10/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is in very good shape after much rain. Starter Jim was very helpful. Winds came up and made the day tougher but still a good outing at a fair price.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Slower than slow"


Statmaster's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/01/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I've played multiple times at Mt. Woodson, purely from the price and challenge perspective. But I'm finding it harder and harder to want to go back. The pace of play is continuously extremely slow....and no one does anything about it!

The course was in wonderful condition and the weather was great. My partner and I joined another couple of guys and we had a great time. But once again, we spent a great deal of time waiting between shots and it took away from what should have been a great day of golf.

I won't be going back to Mt. Woodson for quite a while.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



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