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4.0
491 Reviews (491)
5 Stars
114
4 Stars
244
3 Stars
91
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
17
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
85.2%
Recommend this course
420 out of 491 reviews
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3.9
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.1
83.3%
Recommend this course
30 out of 36 reviews
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4.0
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
84.9%
Recommend this course
62 out of 73 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6502 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.9
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Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Kikuyu grass
Greens Kikuyu grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William H. Johnson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
491 Reviews (491)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 45
Patio Dining 30
Dinner 26
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 72
Bunkers 70
Elevation Changes 63
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Advanced Golfers 55
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 75
Worth the Drive 57
In the 'Burbs 23

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice Track Layout

Nice day and round. Fairways and greens look great and taken care of. Carts have distance monitors. Recommend playing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 09/16/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

extremely upset

When i was at the starter I asked him why the GPS was not working He called the office and was told me that because I paid the golfnow rate it would be $5.00 to
get the GPS to work
I was not told this when I checked in and charging anyone $5.00 to me is awful and cheap The other people that I played with said the same thing I said and will not play there again

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented On 09/16/2019

Hello, uBGZS1261BG. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good playing experience-poor pro shop experience

With multiple courses within 20 miles of me I have a lot of choice where I spend my golf money. Having said that I would expect customer service to be a priority at golf courses. I’m not looking to be best friends but at least feel when I come to a course they appreciate your business, Pala Mesa needs to recognize this , also because I had a Hot Deal the GPS on the cart was $5 extra. That’s a first!
The course is in generally nice shape, some t boxes are poor but the greens were overall quite nice.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented On 09/16/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Resort Course

We played a three hour round and the course is in good shape. Love the layout with some very challenging narrow fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 08/28/2019

Hello, MarkHowl2. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Pala Mesa Resort!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played here after 3 years, still good

I had not played this course for a long time, but I am glad I did it again. Everything was ideal, no rushing, nice course and nice weather. My friend liked it - it was his first time here -.
We will definitely be back soon!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 08/23/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 08/22/2019

Hello, JC7052453. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Pala Mesa Resort!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pala Mesa, great bang for the buck

Great course at a great rate through GolfNow! Fairways are a little thin, but greens are in great shape. Pace of play was ok, but could use a marshal out there (slow twosome in front of us all day!) Overall a great day and we will definitely be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 08/19/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pretty good round

The course is in good condition, green is decent, fairway can be better. Pace of play was good. The GPS on the cart doesn’t work, no reset.button. Good value for weekend round!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 08/06/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not Bas

Greens are awesome. Fairways however needs improvement.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 08/02/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor Golf Management

I gave this course one star on everything. Why? Because they DISCRIMINATE ON ALL GOLF NOW GOLFERS! They have new carts with GPS, radio, and other perks. However, I was told that because I got a GN discount rate I’d have to pay and extra $5 to use it. I’ve played this course for years. I will now tell everyone in my 427 member senior golf group not to play Pala Mesa because of their GPS policy.
GN don’t you dare delete this post. Instead, discuss the treatment your golfers are getting at this golf course!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 07/29/2019

Hi u109077981. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Pala Mesa Resort.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented On 07/24/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Round a for the money

At 15$ this course is a steal. Not sure how much higher I would be willing to go because it was a bit of a drive, If you're a local you can get some great hot deal times if you are willing to be the last one in a group of three golfing alone.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 07/29/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/15/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 07/15/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Pala Mesa Resort. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice tract...

Fairways had just been aerated so many clumps still not sifted out yet. Greens putted very well and held nicely. Mostly shorter holes with premium on placement. Risk vs reward options abound. Great value. I’m playing it again in 3 days. Enjoy!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/25/2019

Hifbosshardt. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Pala Mesa Resort.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Well Worth It

Perfect spot for a round before the Foreigner concert at Pala casino last night. Back 9 kind of beat me up. Fun rolling hills layout...seemed really difficult, but we loved it!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 06/18/2019

Hello, u000007210980. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/10/2019

Hello, richragland. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0

Could be good at times i assume, not when i played though

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Pala Mesa Resort
Commented On 05/17/2019

Hello u000001405358. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice Greens and fairways slow pace

Course is well maintained and in good shape
Pace was very slow, many tee boxes backed up
6 carts
5 hour round

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/23/2019

Hic1sr20th. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Pala Mesa Resort.

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