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Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course

One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8551
831 626-2510
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Ranked #7 of 25 Activities in Carmel
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: 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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English first
west of Washington, DC
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98 reviews 98 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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240 reviews 240 reviews
48 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Salinas, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is a really nice track to play. If you play management golf you will be rewarded. The course was in top condition when I played it. I know this course is always manicured by one of the best maintainence crews in the area. Get your tee time and have a nice relaxing round.

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