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4.7
354 Reviews (354)
5 Stars
212
4 Stars
113
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
97.4%
Recommend this course
337 out of 354 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.8
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
22 out of 22 reviews
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4.8
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.8%
Recommend this course
44 out of 45 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6308 yards
Slope 138
Rating 69.7
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Apple Mountain Golf Resort
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Greens Blue grass
Golf Season Year Round - Weather permitting
Architect Algie Pulley

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2019 #13) (2018 #25)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Value Courses in the U.S. (2019 #25)

Reviews

4.7
354 Reviews (354)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
19th Hole Scenic Views 20
Patio Dining 15
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 68
Undulating Greens 47
Narrow Fairways 32
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 57
Advanced Golfers 46
Locals 30
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 63
Near Local Attractions 9
In the 'Burbs 8

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Number One on my list. Scenery and the staff service.

From February 2, 2019 to today, 2/18/2020, we played 47 rounds of golf, all over the West/South West from AZ, NV, OR, UT, HI, WA, and CA plus a few times in overseas (Barcelona and Rome). Apple Mountain recorded 7 rounds! My guests and friends also appreciated a great deal. Scenery and the services. The staff make you feel VIP and plan the pace of the play very well.
They can improve the greens by up keeping them on a regular basis, especially after a weekend. There are some unrepaired divots. Keep up with the good work!!
And thanks to GolfNow. Please keep them on your Hot Deal list.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Apple Mountain GC

Apple Mountain is set in a beautiful setting just above Placerville, Ca. Challenging mountain course with lots of ups and downs. Love this course!

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

Apple Mountain during February?

Always love Apple Mountain but especially happy to play in February which normally wouldn’t be the case. It’s been a very mild winter with no rain recently the course is in great shape and it felt like spring time. The course is tough but fair; if you stay in the fairway not very long especially considering the elevation but a wayward drive is usually a lost ball or very tough lie. The scenario is spectacular. Very hill cart path; do need to pay attention and not go to fast on downhill turns. Excellent putting / chipping area plus driving range.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Those trees!

.....are spectacular and eat golf balls..
Love the course, looking forward to when all the holes open up.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Good Course

Really fun challenging course. Definitely worth the price.
Not over crowded

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

heaven

first time visiting the view was heaven. I love the course it in great condition. it test your skills by making sure ur in position . the staff was very friendly from the golf shop to the course. the greens keepers wave and say hi . only thing I say as a con is the holes don't have shoe cleaners and my seat on cart was duck tape. don't think that looks good.
this course on my sch every year from now on :)
if you haven't played yet ur missing out

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful mountain course

Play smart and enjoy the views. Only need the driver on a couple of holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

First time

First time I played here. Beautiful course. They obviously care about the condition of their course which is good. Only reason I didn’t give a 5 is because they should spread their tee times out because it was packed. People were playing up on me the whole time but I was waiting for the group ahead of me. It’s hard to enjoy the nature and beauty of the course while feeling rushed

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course I’ve played in awhile

This was the second time I’ve played this course. And I was just as blown away by the views the second time around. Highly recommend. Go play now. Get to it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I survived Apple Mountain Golf Course

Great course. Challenging course. Beautiful scenery. Humbling experience when your off the fairway!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Apply Mountain Golf corse

The fair ways were good if you hit them. The greens were better.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
First Time Playing

GREAT IN THE MOUNTAINS

FIRST TIME THERE. BUT WITH ANTICIPATION AND EXCITEMENT, HAD A NICE LUNCH AND FELLOWSHIP.

THE, GRABBED MY CLUBS, A GOLF CART AND HEADED TO HOLE#1. IT WAS VISUALLY EXCITING AND CHALLAGING TO SHORTEN THIS REVIEW, GREAT MOUNTAIN GOLF AND CAN ‘T WAIT TO GO BACK.

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

Hidden gem

While heading to or from the Sierras its nice to have stop of golf location that isn't in the valley flat lands and Apple Mountain is the perfect place. Par 70 but sloped in the 130's make it plenty of challege even for low handicappers. Scenery is awesome and course conditions are much better than courses charging 3 times as much. Also got a good deal on a shirt post round. Put Apple Mountain on your to-do list. I'll be back soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course to play when temperatures are hot

Apple Mountain is a beautiful and challenging course. We like to play there when it is hot in the Sacramento valley; temperatures are about 10 degrees cooler and there is lots of shade. The course itself is usually well maintained and the ball carries well in the mountain air. The course is tight; you can score well if you keep it in the fairway since it's not exceedingly long but it's also very easy to shoot a high score and lose a few balls along the way. There is a lot of elevation changes so occasionally you'll have some side hill lies. Excellent and friendly staff; good driving range and putting / chipping area. One of my favorite courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Special Place

Apple Mountain is like no other course in the Sacramento region nestled in the conifer forests of Apple Hill. The course is always in excellent condition due to its cooler climate at 3,000 feet elevation and well manicured greens and fairways. It has a very chill vibe and is a relaxing experience no matter how you play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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