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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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challenging golf with great views

Peter Dye course predating his fixation with bunkers. Interesting and challenging holes. Beautiful views as course makes its way up the hillsides. Was warm and sunny here when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Davis, California
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Peter Dye course predating his fixation with bunkers. Interesting and challenging holes. Beautiful views as course makes its way up the hillsides. Was warm and sunny here when it was cold, damp and windy at courses on the Monterey pennisula. Course is semi-private, but thefriendly staff made this non member feel quite welcome. Will definitely play again when I am... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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190 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 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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101 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 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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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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238 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 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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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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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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
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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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61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course

Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923-8551
Phone Number: 831 626-2510
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel

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