Rancho Solano Golf Course

4.2972529412 4.3 stars from 5 (310)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6659 yards
  • Slope: 127
  • Rating: 71.2
  • Layout

  • 3250 Rancho Solano Pkwy, Fairfield, California 94533
  • (707) 429-4653
  • (707) 427-8944
  • www.fairfieldgolf.com

Year built: 1990
Architect(s): Roger Thomas Baird
Type: Public
Greens: Bluegrass
Fairways: Bluegrass
Golf Season: Year Round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: Yes
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6659 yards 71.2 127
White 72 6229 yards 69.2 125
Gold 72 5670 yards 67.0 116
Red (W) 72 5292 yards 69.5 117

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.3 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.2 stars from 5
Value: 4.3 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.7 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.4 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 310 Reviews
5 stars:
145
4 stars:
131
3 stars:
18
2 stars:
9
1 stars:
7

recommend this course

291 out of 307 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive convenient to the city in the 'burbs   Great for advanced golfers locals a weekend splurge   Challenges include undulating greens water hazards bunkers   Great for drinks watching the game patio dining  

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"Solano County Gems"


barno's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/20/2017
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Reviewed on

Thanks to Fairfield, California for constructing two

wonderful golf courses. They are managed well and the superintendents always have the courses looking and playing very well.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice layout"


timward's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/08/2017
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Nice course but the greens had been plunged just a week or so before we played so a bit bumpy but the course is one of the best in the area


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Beautiful place"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/03/2017
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Great staff. Be careful of golf carts. I replaced cart halfway through. The brakes on both carts were not very good. Other wise. Course well maintained. Everything on the course was well taken care of. Clean cut and very little heavy rough.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



avargas70's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/22/2017
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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


"Great course, good challenge"


jkncal's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/09/2017
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Reviewed on

Love this course. Layout, nice greens, most fairways smooth cut. Greens were a bit soft & not running too fast. Undulation is awesome. Expected a bit firmer & faster. Nice pro shop staff & selections. Range is a bit short in length and uphill. A bit odd in my opinion. Being a holiday, I would expect parings to be full. We had a 2-some behind us (Hhhmmm!). Will return, compare conditions another time of year.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Rancho"


jxgardner's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/09/2017
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Reviewed on

Beautiful course. Greens fast but somewhat impacted by summer heat. Always a good vhoice, exceptional for a Muni course.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



penah1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/23/2017
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Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Rancho Solano"


KoreGrate13's avatar
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Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/19/2017
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I love this course....it was sad to see that the greens and fairways took a hit this summer with the days of extreme heat, but I'm sure they will return to pristine again in the future


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Unbelievably SLOW"


murdoc1948's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/18/2017
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It took 3 hours to play the first nine holes. Then it took 25 minutes to get to the 10th tee, tee off, and complete the hole. We waited for 20 minutes to tee off on the 11th hole and finally gave up as we had to be somewhere at 5 PM. We assumed wrongly that teeing off at 11:08 (actually teed off early) would give us plenty of time, but alas no.

To be fair, this was the first time we encountered this problem and we have played here several times. The course needs to have monitors on the course to assist those slow players with speeding up or letting other play through. All in all this was a terrible experience.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



pea4nut's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/17/2017
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Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"First course I played in California"


spenc083's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/16/2017
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Coming from the SE (Georgia) I had no idea what I was about to experience. To my delight this was one of the best public golf experiences of my life. Course conditions were great, staff was very friendly, and the price was even better. Only issue was the pace of play, other than that, I'll definitely be back.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



sanchezville's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once every three months
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/08/2017
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



u510199191's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/08/2017
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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great round"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/05/2017
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Great time course was in great shape as always. Love to play there


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



DNish's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/05/2017
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Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



u510199191's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/31/2017
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u510199191's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/31/2017
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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



sbrown833's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/22/2017
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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


"Fan Club Marshall"


Lilbear141's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/20/2017
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Overall the course was very nice and played well. The only issue we ran into was a Marshall the followed my daughter and I for 4 holes. He was our 1 man fan club when he unnecessarily followed us from hole to hole and felt it necessary to remind us ever other shot of the course closing time. The cart return time was well understood and with a last minute tee time I had no expectations of finishing 18 holes. I was however hoping for some farther daughter bonding time which was completely ruined by this Marshall on a course that was almost otherwise empty. I would not recommend playing in the afternoon at this course unless you want to play for a crowd.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Fun times at Rancho Solano"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/20/2017
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Reviewed on

My friends and I had another awesome day at Rancho Solano. We started off by having a great breakfast at the Legends restaurant there and then warmed up on the driving range followed by nice round of golf on a beautiful day. I would recommend Rancho Solano to any golfer who wants a nice experience at a nice golf course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



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