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4.3
299 Reviews (299)
5 Stars
157
4 Stars
120
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
95.1%
Recommend this course
284 out of 299 reviews
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4.1
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
94.1%
Recommend this course
16 out of 17 reviews
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4.3
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
94.3%
Recommend this course
33 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6720 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.2
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Mountain Vista Golf Club - Santa Rosa
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Closed: September 26 - October 23
Architect Billy Casper (1992)

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 VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Catering

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2014 #18)

Reviews

4.3
299 Reviews (299)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 12
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 34
Water Hazards 25
Undulating Greens 24
This course/club is great for:
Locals 31
Seniors 30
Advanced Golfers 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 33
At a Resort 14
Worth the Drive 14

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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 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

BEAUTIFUL AND CHALLENGING

THE COURSE LAYOUT IS VERY NICE WITH CHALLENGING BUNKERS AND WATER HOLES.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course...too crowded

Love this course but too many slow players today..

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Was good

Golf Now fail - arrived at course and booking wasn't on tee-sheet. Checked CC transaction - charged CC and then refunded and cancelled booking. NO NOTIFICATION. SECOND TIME GN has done this. no explanations.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sleeper golf course in the Coachella valley

This is an excellent golf course! Greens this late into the summer were really good, but it looked to be right before they were going to punch. Staff was friendly, and courteous. I would play this golf course again in a heartbeat. Also just a friendly reminder please tip cart attendants, they are working double duty, and getting paid exactly the same, even if they can’t clean your clubs, they sanitize you’re cart and setup and tear down the driving range for every person there. These guys work hard in the summer heat, and the course couldn’t function without them.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lots of palm trees and waterfalls

Lots of palm trees and waterfalls Great golf course It was in great shape staff was great

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf now robs you

I prepaid for 3 players through Golf Now and when I arrived at the course it was closed due to flooding and there seems to be no way to get your money back or a credit. I tried calling golf now and there was a 3 hour wait and my cell battery ran out. My complaint is with Golf Now and not the course. William De Vries

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Thick Long Rough

Pace of play great on the front nine done less than 2 hrs; back nine much slower, waited on every hole, however we were done in 4 hours.
The greens were good considering they were aerated. The greens are hard and fast.
Only complaint was the rough, it is too long, especially around the greens.
The mowers were out on the front nine when we started on hole one and they left swaths of grass. So that tells you how long and thick the rough is. I do not think the back nine rough was cut as it pretty much swallowed your ball.
The tee box’s , fairways and sand traps all good.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Shotgun

Played the 1pm shotgun today but didn’t know it ahead of time. Pace of play was good and finished in plenty of time. The course is very well maintained and not too difficult from the gold tees. Greens were good and had an enjoyable round, with an exPat Cdn couple, wished I played better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Mountain vista Santa rosa

The staff was friendly, paired with a single, ok. The course is very well maintained. A good value for the price

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Missing rangers

The course is usually well managed by rangers on the course to facilitate pace of play.. None in sight today. Caught behind a very slow foursome on the front that was very frustrating.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

We were not able to play because the course did not have a tee time reservation for us. Even though we had the confirmation email from Golfnow, there was no reservation. Don’ know all the facts yet, but apparently, there was a disconnect between the course, Golfnow and us. First time this has happened, but it makes me leery about Golfnow reservation system.

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent Green & Fairway

I would not say it’s a hard course. Although some par 4s were 400+ yards, some par 4s were below 300 yards to compensate from the gold tee. More water than I expected, but the course layout is great and the fairways and greens are just perfect. Difficult green though, fast enough with lots of hidden lines, very challenging. Beautiful course, will come again, but honestly maybe a bit pricy compare to other courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice course

Good course, nice layout, really love this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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