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4.6
335 Reviews (335)
5 Stars
232
4 Stars
80
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.6
93.4%
Recommend this course
316 out of 335 reviews
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4.7
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.0%
Recommend this course
38 out of 40 reviews
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4.5
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.4%
Recommend this course
73 out of 79 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7167 yards
Slope 142
Rating 75.2
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Maderas Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent/Poa Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Johnny Miller (2000) Robert Muir Graves (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim or tee shirts permitted.

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Reviews

4.6
335 Reviews (335)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 32
Patio Dining 20
19th Hole Scenic Views 19
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 57
Forced Carries 44
Undulating Greens 43
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
Advanced Golfers 43
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 40
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 39
In the 'Burbs 23
Convenient to the City 21

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

The course is in excellent condition and challenging with breathtaking mountainous views. Glad I played here. Friendly staff and the ranger.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic

Had an outstanding time playing Maderas for the first time. Clubhouse staff, starter, cart attendants, etc were all very friendly and helpful. Facility is beautiful, with great practice areas. Pace of play was great, course looks really good, but greens were recently punched so there was still a fair bit of sand, some bumpiness, and the greens were long and slow ... that whole combo made them tough to read and difficult overall. But this place is great. Will definitely be back if I come back to San Diego any time soon.

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

san diego’ s finest

Played 18. staff very helpful. Course layout challenging but fair. Greens quick but a little beat up. Views are splendid. Pace of play ideal.

love this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Golf Experience!

Beautiful golf course! Very scenic and extremely well kept. Soft, but speedy greens with a lot of undulations. You will 3 putt here and there...just accept it. In the Top 10 of courses I’ve played (which is a lot)!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best Course in SD county

This is the best course in the area by far for golfers.
If you want the best views then play Torrey or Coronado, but Maderas impressed me much more than Torrey south.

It’s a tough course but in impeccable condition and staff is great!

Favorite course I’ve played to date!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Complimentary range nicely situated. Course challenging and great layout. Only negative; overbooked so played too slow. Great burgers afterwards

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

Great Course and practice facilities.

It feels like a private course and plays like one at times. Everyone I have encountered has been wonderful and accommodating. I would definitely recommend getting there early to take advantage of the practice facilities.

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

Best public course in San Diego!

Beautiful and scenic course but it is quite difficult to play as well. Wouldn’t recommend for beginner golfers. Pace of play was quite slow as well but it was a weekend so it’s typical of most courses. I’ll definitely be back though!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Birthday golf gone wrong..Great course, lazy staff. Bring your own water

I played here on 7-24-19. with a 2:30 tee time. It was perfect a perfect day for golf. It was warm in the mid 90s with some cloud cover and breeze. I got out of work early on my birthday and was headed to the course for a nice round of golf. I decided to splurge and pay for a round at Maderas instead of the other local courses. Upon arrival, the bag drop boys were nowhere to be found. It wasn't until I parked and carried my bag from my car to the clubhouse, is when the boys came out of their office and put my bag on the cart. That was the first signal as to what is to come.

At check-in, I was told that there would be ice in my cart cooler and a couple of bottles of water for me as well and water jugs along the course and a cart girl. After playing a couple of holes, I found nothing but melted ice in my cooler and a single bottle of water. I was thinking no big deal there are water jugs all along the course and ill just refill as I go. Well turns out they're all EMPTY. Which surprised me as the course was wide open. At this point I'm irritated, there no water and I didn't bring any as I expected that there would be some along the course. Now I'm praying that the cart girl is making her rounds around. Well, you thought wrong... She is nowhere to be found and did not make an appearance one during the entire 18 holes of golf. Very disappointed in the management.

The only positive that I have is the conditions of the course. It was nice and well maintained.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Punishing

Not fun for the casual or mid-high handicap golfer. Punishing for any shot that isn’t hit on the fairway. As you can imagine it is tough to pay a lot of money and go out in the Poway desert heat and lose all your golf balls in the brush. It is a high end course with regards to staff, upkeep, and amenities.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A true 5 star experience

This is our second time playing the course. A little comprehension as the first time expert 5 years ago was very good. Well the second time was even better. From the time we drop tiff the clubs to iced towel upon the finish. Very enjoyable experience.
The course is full of ups and downs. The forward tees are generously placed for high handicappers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

AWESOME !!!

First of all the staff are friendly and welcoming. The course and greens were in excellent shape. I’m looking forward to my next golf outing here. Thank You Madeira’s G.C.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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