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Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course

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Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8551
Phone Number: 831 626-2510
Activities: Golfing
Description: Tucked in the hills of Carmel Valley and bordering the river, this...
Tucked in the hills of Carmel Valley and bordering the river, this beautiful, lush green course has some of the most dramatic tee shots in California.
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Magnificent Course and Spectacular views with flora and fauna!

I love this course - so much so my wife and I played it three days in a row. Well maintained, great staff, really nice practice area - just plain fun. Beware of the wind or light... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2014
DanielsonD
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Portland, Oregon
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I love this course - so much so my wife and I played it three days in a row. Well maintained, great staff, really nice practice area - just plain fun. Beware of the wind or light breezes - they will make you think twice about your club selection. Fantastic Resort golf.

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west of Washington, DC
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178 reviews 178 reviews
40 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A great, challenging course. Hilly, too - definitely need a cart... Well maintained and friendly staff. Would love to play here again!

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Hillsborough, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love a course that loves young golfers and bends to accommodate them. We were staying at the Carmel Valley Ranch and the Golf Course is just a wonderful part of the property and experience. My son and daughter (pre-teens) wanted to golf with me and this can often be difficult or an experience. The course did whatever it could... More 

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Cary, NC
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239 reviews 239 reviews
48 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This is a very nice resort golf course. Not particularly difficult or challenging, but with a nice mix of hole. There are a couple of elevated tees where the views go on forever. It was in great condition in November.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The golf course and surrounding is beautiful, very well maintained, super fast greens, ..no words to describe the golf course and the house in which we stayed. There was only one thing I didn't like: after finishing a round of golf, we stopped at the club house (you know: with the beautiful view to the hole 18, we wanted to... More 

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Sacramento
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My husband and I, along with our two friends, stayed one night at Carmel Valley Ranch Lodge and played two rounds of golf October 23-24. We booked the Unlimited Golf Package. It was a wonderful experience. The course is beautiful and challenging. It is also meticulously well kept. The staff in the pro shop were attentive and helpful, and the... More 

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Palm Desert
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We escaped the fog of Monterey for a thoroughly enjoyable day of golf at Carmel Valley Ranch. We had been crushed the day before by an expensive and brutal cart path only experience at the Links at Spanish Bay (I'm a 15 index) so this was truly restorative after that grim slog. This is an early Pete Dye course before... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great staff but course is just OK. Pretty plain vanilla but convienent when at the hotel here. As stated earlier, some great views from the back 9.

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Carmel, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is a short but really nice course. In good condition. The back nine is beautiful. Front nine has some good holes too

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Austin, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

It was bright and sunny when all the other courses were fogged in. Deer and turkey on the course with splendid views and a fun but not overbearing challenge. Highly recommended!

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