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Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Course

14050 Carmel Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92128-4307
+1 858-487-9224
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tough, but fun

This is a target golf course that is short but very challenging.Right now the course is in great... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
San Diego, California
Big disappointment

Played this course last year and thought we would try it again to see if it was in better... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire
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Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is one of the premier semi-private golf clubs in the greater San Diego area. The 6,400 yard course meanders through an upscale residential community, presenting the golfer with panoramic mountain views. Since no two holes adjoin each other, golfers feel they have the course to themselves.Carmel Mountain Ranch is a true shotmaker's course with elevation changes, strategic choices and fast undulating greens. Designed by Ron Fream, the course has hosted U.S. Open qualifying, the San Diego Open qualifying and many local events. The club offers practice facilities, teaching professionals, club rentals, a complete golf shop, restaurant and bar, and banquet facilities.
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  • Very good57%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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14050 Carmel Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92128-4307
+1 858-487-9224
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a target golf course that is short but very challenging.Right now the course is in great shape. The staff is well trained, and the whole operation goes smoothly.

1  Thank baltoro
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Played this course last year and thought we would try it again to see if it was in better condition. Very disappointed! The course has the potential to be very challenging with interesting holes, the key word is potential. Signage is poor to nonexistent, had...More

Thank 412maryw
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I am a whites woman engaged to an Asian man. My fiancé was racially discriminated against at this low class Walmart version of a "country club". Don't come here if you want to be around positive people and have a decent time. Hopefully this place...More

1  Thank Kiersten N
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Last visit here the rough was torn out and lots of waste areas. Now the new sod has grown in and it is really a lovely place to play golf. No practice area to speak of and surrounded by houses, but it is fair value...More

Thank JimOB1
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were told by Manny, the starter, that the course had undergone a desertification on the rough areas to conserve water, which made the course more of a target golf course. The greens were great but the water shortages have made the fairways a bit...More

Thank m2swim
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Overall the course was in good condition. The greens were lightning fast but true with some real tricky pin positions. Tees and fairways well maintained and watered. Most bunkers were lacking sand. The course meanders through a residential area and has tight fairways and no...More

Thank Alf S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The course has been done over and now is a semi desert type course. The fairways and greens today were in excellent condition in spite of hot weather. The staff is friendly. The course is challenging, interesting, and fun.

Thank baltoro
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Fantastic golf course in great condition, excellent value for money. Some really different holes with tricky greens.

Thank John M
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had time to play this course after a business meeting and we really enjoyed the course. It was in good shape and it was a great value. It rained a little while we were there, but were able to get the round in easily...More

1  Thank TahoeNVTravelers
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have been playing the course for the last few Mondays before 8:00 AM. The cost for seniors is $30. How can you beat that? The course has recently been renovated. Grass and trees have been removed, and sand has been added.The course is difficult...More

Thank baltoro
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