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4.5
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4.0
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4.5
Friendliness
5.0
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5.0
Amenities
4.0
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5.0
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4.5
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6923 yards
Slope 141
Rating 74.4

Course Details

Year Built 2001
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brad Benz (2001) Ross Forbes (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Strict dress code

Reviews

5.0
2 Reviews (2)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A hidden gem

I've driven by this place hundreds of times, catching glimpses of fairways but not knowing the name of the course or how to get there.
That's the definition of a hidden gem. Boulder Ridge is as beautiful and as good as some of the bigger "name" private clubs I've played in NoCal. It sits on a unique site, built entirely on a ridge overlooking Almaden Valley and Blossom Valley (where I live).
The whole key is playing the slope of the land. Every hole has a high and low side. Miss it on the low side and your ball will bounce into big-time trouble.
The terrain is rugged, lined with huge boulders. Nice swings in elevation add even more drama and scenery. If you get an invite, don't pass it up.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Boulder Ridge view of San Jose

Course is special with a great view of Silicon Valley. It always plays well and the staff is exceptional! You definitely need to hit it straight and long on several holes. Elevations and sloped lies are the biggest challenge. Really a must play in the Bay Area. Gets crowded on the peak weekend times.

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