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4.4
136 Reviews (136)
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
93.7%
Recommend this course
116 out of 136 reviews
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5.0
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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4.6
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6365 yards
Slope 131
Rating 71.6

Opened in 1897, Del Monte Golf Course is the oldest course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi. Designed by golf and polo enthusiast Charles Maud, this inland course boasts a meandering, hilly layout that has challenged golfers for more than a century.

It was the original host of the California State Amateur-still played on Del Monte's narrow, tree-lined fairways and small,well-protected greens-and continues to serve as one of the three courses on which the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational is played.

Adjacent to Del Monte Golf Course, the Del Monte Pavilion offers an inviting outdoor setting for any special event. Whether you are hosting a corporate outing or a tournament awards ceremony, all events are impeccably catered by the Lodge at Pebble Beach.

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Course Details

Year Built 1897
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Charles Maud Tom Bendelow (1911)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2019 #12) (2017 #3)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2018 #25)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2017 #9)

Reviews

4.4
136 Reviews (136)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Undulating Greens 14
Thick Rough 8
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 19
Locals 18
Seniors 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 23
Near the Airport 18
Worth the Drive 13

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

What a treat!

Beautiful, well kept course. Great weather! Friendly, welcoming and helpful staff. Under 4 hour round! In Monterey! Great deal with Golfnow!
The course is run by Pebble Beach Corporation and it shows. Out of the 3 courses my wife and I played in the area this was by far the most pleasurable.
Will play again when in the area!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Super Nice

We were in town for the weekend and were looking for a reasonable green fee. Confirmed a tee time through GolfNow. It was a great course. Well manicured, friendly staff and real nice golfers along the way. We would love to come back on our next trip to Carmel.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Old but not to slow !

Great course the fairways condition are great and the greens are well kept and fairly fast great pins placement , course layout little tight ,
Very friendly staffs and great service we’ll definitely come back here again

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

Oldest course west of the Mississippi PAPA

Swang the old big sword and whipped out the little stick as well. Can buy a few quality uses BALLS from a local homeowner on hole 13 as well. Oldest course west of the MISSISSIPPI and it’ll get the ol’ chubber chubbed. Everyone loves chubby chubbers. Catch me on the flip, ONE.

Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great way to end the year !

Always a pleasure to play Del Monte.
First class in all ways.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great value for Monterey golf

This course is a good value (even more so with a Duke’s membership). It’s an old-school layout, and very playable, but displays subtle yet significant challenges on/around many greens. Beautiful setting, friendly staff, and a low-key vibe. Since it’s managed by the Pebble Beach Company, it’s almost always in spectacular shape. Overall, it’s always a fun round here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
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 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played

Old course but has stood up to the years

Great lay out not too long or hard player friendly.Well maintained fairways and greens.Great location and friendly staff.Playable year round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Del Monte

Classic course, not really long but greens are very small, and breaks are very subtle. Speeds are sneaky in some areas. Course is in incredibly good condition, tees greens and fairways. Pricing is good, Especially compared to the rest of the courses in Monterey

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Track!

Staff was very friendly and informative. Course was very challenging, but not unfair. Greens were perfect, some of the best i've ever seen. No range, but nice putting green and chipping area. We took a cart, but I highly recommend walking.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good old school course

Good overall conditions,Fast and smooth greens. Fairways a little uneven due to mower ridges.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

lakecitychuck

Only problem was the condition of the fairways. They were very splotchy. Not very consistent Bunkers were fine. Greens were a little sandy and small but rolled very true.. Loved the layout and the overall feel of the course. Rachel the cart lady was the best.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Old D

Can’t go wrong with old del monte. Tiny greens, long par threes, challenging but fair. fabulous weather in monterey, best bag for the buck

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Historical old course a delight to play

The course conditions were mostly excellent, the tee boxes, greens were excellent, there are a few dry areas in places on the fairways. Overall good, but not perfect as there are filled squirrel holes on the edges of every fairway. The traps were in excellent condition, something that is lacking in many of the nearby courses these days.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Splendid!

Fun course, nice layout. Teed off after 2:00 and the pace was great. Highly recommend it, and I'm hard to please...that's what my kids tell me...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

place to practice

golf place to practice.easy but the distance is long.The weather is so cold during my game .The ball has no distance but still easy to reach in regulation.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
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
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