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Sandpiper Golf Course

7925 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117-2421
+1 805-968-1541
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Course is not is great condition

In the perfect climate, it's hard to imagine you can't grow nice grass for a golf course. Very... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Albert M
Colorado Springs, United States
Good but could be much better

At about $550 for 2 with rental clubs this is not a value for money venue for what you get... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Nick L
Houston, Texas
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Designed by William F. Bell, this 7,000-yard golf course features beautiful rolling fairways and challenging greens on a spectacular seaside links-style layout.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“pebble beach” (5 reviews)
“torrey pines” (4 reviews)
“pro shop” (4 reviews)
7925 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117-2421
+1 805-968-1541
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

In the perfect climate, it's hard to imagine you can't grow nice grass for a golf course. Very uneven fairways and horrible greens. The greens are like a hard, dark green mold. Only 2-3 holes along the ocean. Pace of play was good--probably due to...More

Thank Albert M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

At about $550 for 2 with rental clubs this is not a value for money venue for what you get. Service was good and friendly. The course is in OK condition and the greens quick. Some excellent holes, 10, 11 stand out. Course condition could...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

It has been awhile since I golfed a round here and it was great to be back. True greens, gorgeous views and reasonable price.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Sandpiper has beautiful vistas, but I feel it is over rated in price and course conditions. Independent from the rains, the course needs a significant amount of care to bring the fairways, bunkers and greens up to a quality that matches the views and price...More

1  Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely setting for a golf course. Several holes run along the ocean bluffs. A challenging course because of the huge greens - easy to three putt or come up short by a club. Be sure to check the pin placement and then the yardage. Not...More

1  Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I'm writing this on behalf of my husband, who played Sandpiper with our grandson on December 23rd. It was rainy and there were very few players on the course. The pro shop attendant was barely accommodating and when asked if they could pay the afternoon...More

2  Thank DOT2012
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This place is great! So many ocean holes. It's kind of a Torrey Pines style course, but more ocean. For women, I think it's pretty dang hard (5600 distance I think), and you aren't getting much advantage on most tee boxes. I hit 1 iron...More

Thank JamesAndAbbyMelad
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I didn't feel there was anything special about this course. It wasn't in good condition, although the greens were. It could be due to it being in June? Off season? I am not sure.

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

There is a reason they call this little Pebble Beach. The course was well manicured, challenging and interesting and a lot of fun. My only complaint is that the carts do not have sandwiches or other food other than snacks.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Played here on the last day of a 2 week golf trip that included the four courses at Bandon Dunes as well as Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill and Spanish Bay. Sandpiper isn't in that league and doesn't pretend to be but it is a challenging...More

Thank Petee F
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