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4.4
537 Reviews (537)
5 Stars
268
4 Stars
221
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
93.1%
Recommend this course
504 out of 537 reviews
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4.3
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
91.4%
Recommend this course
32 out of 35 reviews
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4.5
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.0%
Recommend this course
46 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6908 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.2
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Steele Canyon Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gary Player (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, Amex & Discover are welcomed.
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.4
537 Reviews (537)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 34
Brunch 12
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 84
Forced Carries 60
Bunkers 52
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 63
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 59
Locals 40
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 65
In the 'Burbs 31
Convenient to the City 21

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Fun, challenging course

Greens in great condition, some dead areas in fairway. Challenging layout. Well marked.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

slow today and marshal did not help, he did not know the status of the front 9 at all

the course is a great and our favorite course in south county but the pace of play was slow today and the $125 plus $25 for the extra cart and range balls cost me $290 for my son and i to play a round.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice rolling greens

Southern California gem, course layout is challenging greens are pristine. Green fees on hot deal totally worth it. Pace Of play was good 4-4.5 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Another great outing at Steele Canyon

Course is drying out somewhat, but i have to hand it to the staff in keeping it in good conditions with latest heat we have been having.
Greens are fast, somewhat tricky. Must place the ball in strategic areas to score well throughout the course. Course is for skilled players and it rewards good shots. Staff is very friendly, always fun to play here.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rough around the edges, but great layout

Greens were very good. Tee boxes were really beat up and uneven. Fairways were okay. Course conditions are about what you’d expect at a municipal course. But layout is super fun and greens are great.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

4 out of 5

I like Steele Canyon. The grounds need to be watered more but it’s July. I had a good time today and the people working there were friendly.

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

Very good day!

Challenging corse and the greens really roll true.
Kind of dry in some fairways. We be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course!

Great course! Really challenging! We played Ranch/Vineyard unfortunately Canyon was closed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good course, bad experience with starter

Course overall was good, but I had bad experience with the starter (Around 60s, white male).
The starter was micro managing everything at first, which didn't bother me.
However, after I was on practice greens waiting for my tee time and headed back to the cart, he said "you guys weren't ready, so I let other group (who had tee time after ours) tee off first."
I could not believe he did not ask us first if we are ready AND let the group with later tee time to tee off without our permission. Starter's bad etiquette has gotten me furious.
Besides the starter's behavior, course was in good condition.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

GOOD COURSE WITH POOR PACE

$90 to play and no GPS? Unacceptable when so many courses have it. 5 hours to get around? I"m sorry but I won't be returning. Course is good enough but 5 hours for the round even after calling a Marshal out twice only to be told pace was OK??

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/07/2020

Mr. Holgate,

We are sorry that your round took 5 hours, we do strive for a 4.5 hour pace if not better at Steele Canyon. July 3 happened to be the busiest day of the year for many courses in the San Diego area, and with not much else to do because of COVID there are many novice golfers. Our marshalls did respond to both your calls, but as mentioned every single tee time from sunrise to nearly 5pm was sold out. Many people are not in a hurry to return to their sheltered lives.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Surprisingly Strict on Time

My wife and I signed up for golf at 7:27 AM, but didn't get to tee off until 7:35 AM. We were paired up with another couple and there was a foursome in front of us that we could see, with no group ahead of them in sight. About half way through the front 9, the course Marshall stop us and said that we were playing slow. About a hole and a half slow to be exact. We agreed to play faster.

Within the next two holes, we caught up to the group in front and couldn't go any faster. The Marshall was actively following our group and we saw him a few more times watching us. To be honest, we never felt like we were playing slow but definitely sped up. It made the round more pressure filled and not enjoyable.

The most irritable thing at the end was that when we finished, it was 12 noon. That means our round took less than 4 and a half hours. Because we caught up to the group in front of us, there was no way to finish any faster. If you ask anyone who plays golf, a 4 and a half hour round is widely acceptable. The amount of pressure put on only our group to play faster was very unnecessary.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice Challenge

Variety of course layout always makes this an interesting place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Staff members were very helpful and mindful of social distancing and wearing masks. The day was great with perfect pace of play; the course in terrific shape. They even had a service cart out on the course. Play before everyone catches on again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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