A view from a tee at Maderas Golf Club.
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4.7
381 Reviews (381)
5 Stars
274
4 Stars
83
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
94.0%
Recommend this course
359 out of 381 reviews
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4.9
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 20 reviews
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4.9
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.0%
Recommend this course
57 out of 60 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7167 yards
Slope 142
Rating 75.2
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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
Caddies 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.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
381 Reviews (381)

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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Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course and property

Played on a hot Sunday in July. Hit accurate tee shots and you'll go low--approach shots aren't as punitive as other courses around (i.e Torrey) and allow for good scoring. Course was in fantastic shape; fairways were like carpet, tee boxes immaculate. Flyover GPS on cart was helpful as this was my first time playing this course. Had to handle my own clubs and clean them pre/post round due to COVID, also had to clean out my own cart afterward due to pandemic. Grill options were limited to 4/5 items only and were simple items that cost less than half the price to make. Overall great course and highly recommend adding it to your list of must-plays in San Diego County.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

World class course

Really good mix of holes, easy to difficult Course in excellent condition, not burned out like so many in the area. Greens very challenging but fair. Need to play it a few times if possible to figure a few things out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Maderas

Prepare yourself for a outstanding day of golf at one of San Diego best kept secret's
The moment you arrive you are treated like royalty and you will be amazed at the organization and friendliest employees, make feel comfortable and welcome.
Now the course is challenging to most that play it, and our group shared that challenge. From tee to green the course is in perfect shape and greens were true and fast. Love to play again in the near future.
JHARTIGAN

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Celebrating friendship

Great course lots of beautiful views and well maintained fairways & greens. Bring your A game on the greens ⛳️

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Unique course with great views!!!

Beautiful course with spectacular views. Challenging for all skill levels. Course was in phenomenal shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slopey and challenging

Played with 3 buddies who had played the course several times--even with their help, stepped into a few snares built into the course. Assuming Johnny Miller responsible for the snares. Most of the tee shots are semi-uncomfortable to me--blind shots, small targets, sloped fairways. Sometimes all three! I was striking ball OK on this day--but still ended up in 7 hazards (!). Bring extra balls. All that said, the course is beautiful and well-maintained. Greens are very slopey, but running slow on the day I played. Still tough. I'd really like a second try at this one--learned a lot from round 1. $120 is upper end of what I like to spend, a splurge for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

A day/course to remember!

We played the course in Februari , on a coldish and windy day. Admired the design, undulating through the valley in a natural way, very well maintained fairways with beautiful (sometimes too) fast greens. Very friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere: in short a perfect day which we will remember for a long time!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always First Rate

Gracious and accommodating staff, superb conditions and meticulously maintained. A beautiful and challenging layout; made better by a staff that is second to none

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
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
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

One of the best in SD county.

Great course top to bottom.

Conditions are always good regardless of time of year which is nice.

Ya it’s a bit pricey for public courses in the area buts it’s a troon course and much cheaper than most troon courses. Also, you know what you’re getting which is a great conditioned course with lightning fast greens and great customer service.

Must play if you’re in the area!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Typical great round

Extremely fast greens and rolling fairways. Great test of your game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
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

sunny Maderas

fast large challenging greens, great terrain changes, yardages for all handicaps were available. the grass on the fairways was thin and in great condition for the season. numerous fairway and greenside bunkers were all in great condition. Beautiful clubhouse and 19th hole after the round too.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pleasure to play

Played the course twice. Great layout and lots of elevation. Greens are big and really fast with lots of undelations. Played Steel Canyon and their greens were 11.5. The greens at Maderas were faster. A must play golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great layout but challenging

Based on player reviews we chose Maderas for a weekend round. We were not disappointed. The conditions, even in winter, were excellent. The greens were very fast, but true and in great shape. The layout was very interesting, with many elevation changes, and a strong variety of shorter and longer holes. The only drawback was the GPS on the cart was not working, but we did switch it out at the turn.There was a very slow group in front of us, but the marshals did a fine job in keeping them moving.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Outstanding!

Beautiful. Challenging. Kick your b——- greens. Bring your brain not your ego. Must play. Worth the $.

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