California Golf Guide

California By The Numbers

1019 courses | 134846 reviews

California Review Stats

Average Rating

4.0
4.0
Total 134846 Reviews

Rating Breakdown

Reviews
4-5 Stars
432
3-4 Stars
272
2-3 Stars
39
1-2 Stars
15
N/A
168
Avg. Course Layout
4.2
Avg. Off-Course Amenities
3.8
Avg. Value for the Money
4.0
Avg. Pace of Play
4.1
Avg. Staff Friendliness
4.4
Avg. Course Conditions
3.8

Featured California Destinations

Courses: 161
Reviews: 22110
While San Francisco may be better known for its private clubs such as U.S. Open venue Olympic Club or San Francisco and Lake Merced golf clubs, there are a few public gems in the immediate area and a wealth of daily fee courses in the metropolitan area. Within San Francisco, the famous TPC at Harding Park, where the late Ken Venturi developed his game, is probably the best known.

Spotlight

Featured Courses Top Rated Courses
Top Rated Courses ()
Portola, California
Semi-Private
5.0
11
Lake Almanor, California
Public
4.9907333333
19
Pebble Beach, California
Resort
4.9846588235
40
Half Moon Bay, California
Public
4.9558823529
13
Kings Beach, California
Public
4.919
64
Groveland, California
Semi-Private
4.9166666667
15
Salinas, California
Private
4.9166666667
161
Mount Shasta, California
Resort
4.875
23
Sacramento, California
Public
4.8703666667
10
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Recently Reviewed Courses ()
Valley Center, California
Public
3.7350411765
375
San Francisco, California
Public
3.1765588235
163
Fontana, California
Public
4.3118647059
799
Oxnard, California
Municipal
4.0786235294
84
San Diego, California
Military
4.2017235294
264
La Quinta, California
Semi-Private/Resort
4.3412882353
719
Brea, California
Public
3.7635058824
208
Atwater, California
Semi-Private
4.1925941176
136
Sunland, California
Public
4.0765176471
493

California Golf Courses By Location

California Golf Resorts

  • Carmel-By-The-Sea, California
    Carmel Valley Ranch Resort calls itself a 500-acre "playground" for all ages. The valley is 10 miles from the coast, offering an escape from the marine layer into a sunnier climate. Hiking trails, a vineyard, pools and activities galore inspire guests to get outside. Tennis courts, a spa and multiple restaurants are available. Golfers can play the…
  • Carmel-By-The-Sea, California
    Tucked into the Carmel Valley, the charming Quail Lodge & Golf Club is a maze of covered outdoor walkways, all beautifully landscaped with flowers, that leads to 93 guestrooms, a nine-hole putting course, bocce ball, tennis and pickleball courts and a heated swimming pool. Its scenic course, redesigned by Todd Echenrode in 2015, is a short walk up…
  • Yosemite Valley, California
    The Wawona Hotel dating to 1876 is comprised of six whitewashed Victorian buildings. The rooms come decorated with antique furnishings and authentic period decor. Fifty of the rooms boast private bathrooms, while the rest share community bathrooms. Wawona offers live music, a nine-hole golf course, pool, stable for horseback rides and the chance…
  • Blairsden-Graeagle, California
    The Plumas Pines Golf Resort is off the beaten path in the Plumas National Forest, roughly four hours from the California Bay Area but just an hour from Reno. Golfers can rent a 2, 3 or 4-bedroom villa, home, or townhouse on the golf course; a custom home nestled below towering pines; or a quiet cabin in the woods.
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