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2.9
451 Reviews (451)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
160
2 Stars
94
1 Stars
61
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.1
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
2.9
Amenities
2.9
57.9%
Recommend this course
265 out of 451 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.7
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
11
Conditions
2.3
Value
2.9
Layout
3.1
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
3.8
56.0%
Recommend this course
28 out of 50 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.7
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
14
Conditions
2.4
Value
2.9
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.8
57.1%
Recommend this course
40 out of 70 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6431 yards
Slope 126
Rating 70.5
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Rancho San Joaquin Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Bermuda & Kukuya Grass
Greens Poa
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $7 - $13
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

2.9
451 Reviews (451)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Brunch 9
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 26
Undulating Greens 23
Bunkers 21
This course/club is great for:
Locals 33
Walkers 27
Beginners 22
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 39
Near the Airport 34
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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San Joaquin

This course is in need of a serious make over. T boxes were barely noticeable, fairways were extremely rough and soggy. I hit a beautiful second shot on a par 5 and when my ball landed I saw a huge splash!! Greens aren’t very nice. Extremely poorly maintained!
Won’t go back. And I shot a 69!!!
Costa Mesa country club is a much better value!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Rancho San Joaquin September 2020

We were delayed 30 min for tee off. Out of carts was one reason. The course had large areas with little grass, while other areas had very tall sections of grass Lots of muddy areas. The greens were OK but lots of ball marks.
Played in 4 1/2 hours.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not a good value

The course is in poor condition, there are very limited amenities, including food or beverage. Staff was difficult to understand. Worst of all, we had to wait 20 minutes for our reserved tee time!
I'm sure it's been better--we just hit a bad day.

PLUS tee boxes are nearly impossible to find unless you are playing blues

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Waste of money Poor condition Do not recommend

I think I paid $45 around there. Friday morning walking. You cant walk because courses are muddy and water puddle everywhere. Look like they intended to leave it that way. Poor maintenance. They need to lower the price or keep the fair way decided and separate rough and hazard. Their rough is almost like hazard. You cant find the ball If ball lands in Random rough.
I had to play like in this war zone for 4 and half hours.
If you are 100 and up , dont care for the quality play here. Otherwise dont plat here. I rather stay watch pga golf at home

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
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
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good deal

The green fees are affordable compared to most other options in OC and the course is OK. It is also close enough to the beach that temperature is usually not to hot.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Play golf inside public park , no maintenance

Wet and mud everywhere no take care bunkers
No marshals . We finished 9th but 10th tee box
New group start teeing off they don’t care very very bad golf course . No maintenance golf course !!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slower than slow

Unless you have all day and lots of patience, dont play this course. Why people need to take 10 to 15 minutes on the green is beyond me. 3 hour course is taking 5 hours

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Had a group of 2 that got paired up with another group and forced to play a 5-some at 440. Took way to long, barely got to the back 9

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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