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Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Course

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Address: 14050 Carmel Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92128-4307
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+1 858-487-9224
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Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is one of the premier semi-private golf...

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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 December 2016
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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 will pull their act together and gather classier clientele and employees. Until then we will... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 for money.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 thin in some places. The layout was pretty nice.

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Thank m2swim
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 bail out, if you miss them your are hitting from wasteland which is not ideal.... More 

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Thank Alf S
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

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

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Thank John M
Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 before we left for the airport. We would play there again

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 but easier since the renovation. The staff is accommodating and competent. There is a small... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This golf course is amazing. Its hidden in Carmel Mountain Ranch. The country club is good but not great but the golf course is outstanding. Great views, nice layout, very challenging.

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Thank Ravi B
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We played 36 holes one day and then 18 the next. We enjoyed the multiple elevation changes and layout of the course. The only think I would say about this was that we didn't see a ranger out on the course when we played 2 rounds back to back and one group slowed up play for many other groups. The... More 

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