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Santa Barbara Golf Club

3500 McCaw Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
+1 805-687-7087
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Nice public course

Beautiful course, friendly reception, a bit crowdy at times, beautiful trees and neture. Not very... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
New York City, New York
Watch the prices

On a recent trip to Santa Barbara to visit grandkids we decided to play this course, Checked... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Dave H
Rancho Murieta, California
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Experience public golf at it's best. The Santa Barbara Golf Club is a well-manicured, impeccably maintained 18-hole regulation par-70 golf course. With sweeping views of the Santa Ynez foothills,Channel Islands and the Pacific Ocean, this challenging course is 6,037 yards from the back tees. Full service bar and restaurant,Pro Shop, driving range, internet tee times. Open dawn-dusk, 7 days/week.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
6 Apr 2017
“Nice public course”
26 Mar 2017
“Watch the prices”
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3500 McCaw Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
+1 805-687-7087
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Beautiful course, friendly reception, a bit crowdy at times, beautiful trees and neture. Not very good indication of the holes, easy to play the wrong holes.

Thank FLuisi
Reviewed 26 March 2017

On a recent trip to Santa Barbara to visit grandkids we decided to play this course, Checked GolfNow for pricing and it showed $35 for 18 holes. Reasonable to me. Get there, get charged $34 for 9 holes. The golf course is in OK condition...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Wow, what a great track. The layout is very good with some interesting elevation changes. Condition of this course in Aug 2015 is superb considering the current drought. Fairways are fully grassed and every lie is spot on. Greens are excellent. Mostly Poa I think...More

Thank KiwiReviewr
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

On a beautiful sunny day, there is nothing like a round of golf at the Santa Barbara Golf Club. While visiting my daughter, my son and I spent the early morning at the golf club. The course itself is challenging but not a back breaker....More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This course is in really good shape for a "municipal" venue, even during Santa Barbara's drought (at the time of this writing). Great prices, too. It generally attracts less-than-scratch golfers, so sometimes the pace of play is a bit slow (thus the four stars), but...More

Thank JohnandGlo
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Nice place to golf, although right now due to drought, the fairways are quite dry. You can rent clubs for a reasonable price, and they were in great shape. Nice restaurant on premisies. Interesting Sunday buffett...a mix of waffles with a mexican flair!

Thank DDSchmidt
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Arrived without booking 2 days in a row and managed to get straight on without a fuss. Course was in great condition, greens were true, fairways well looked after. Farirways are generous and there is little rough on most holes to get you in to...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We had a fantastic golf pro that worked with our three boys. His name was Richard Chavez...He did a great job. Patient and knowledgeable. He watched each boy swing, talked to them each individually and corrected each son based on what they needed. He was...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 12 June 2012

About average for a municipal course and the locals we played with were very nice and fun too play with.

1  Thank Markus K
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