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Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course

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Address: 2001 Old Highway 395, Fallbrook, CA 92028-9771
Phone Number: 760-731-6803
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Nice course--Stupid greens

This course is just over 50 years old. When it was first opened, greens generally were maintained with what would now be termed a Stimp of 7 or 8. With modern techniques greens... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Sacramento
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Sacramento
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121 reviews 121 reviews
34 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This course is just over 50 years old. When it was first opened, greens generally were maintained with what would now be termed a Stimp of 7 or 8. With modern techniques greens can easily run at a Stimp of 12 or 13. That is often a bad idea. Such is the case at Pala Mesa. I putted extremely well,... More 

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Seattle, WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Which isn't saying much, poor size coffee pot. Adequate and convenient to our destination. We didn't try the restaurant.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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159 reviews 159 reviews
34 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Found this course through San Diego Golf Guide. It was a 35 minute drive north of Carlsbad where we were staying. Would have been less if we didn't get caught by so many traffic lights. When driving up to the course, noticed some holes along the highway and they looked narrow. The fee wasn't too bad at $62 per player,... More 

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San Diego, California
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236 reviews 236 reviews
109 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is an interesting, challenging golf course that is typically well maintained and managed. I have never stayed there. There is a driving range and a well stocked pro shop. It is worth the 45 minute drive from my home. Since it is inland, it is hot in the summer months.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The 'Stay and Play' Package includes two rounds of Golf on a Championship Course. a very nice Room. A Bar and Restaraunt that exceeds expectations and a very pleasant staff. All for around a $100 per person. Hard to Beat. a Great Deal.

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Fallbrook, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The golf is challenging. Aquaterra the restaurant is awesome. And they have fun events on the weekends in the summer. Great venue for weddings and parties not to mention corporate events as well.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

great golf and food for a very reasonable price.We have tried all the other local golf packages and this is the best. You will not be disappointed . We have taken golf lessons here also and they helped us with our glitch's . The green's are a challenge and will test your skills.There seems too be a lot of repairs... More 

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Chicago
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This course was in pretty good shape although some fairways had ground under repair of were just plain bare and dried out. Generally though, the course is a beauty with a lot of elevation changes and nice scenery. Fairways are generous, greens not tricked up. Pace was great, finished 18 in 3 1/2 hours. The course runs through some nice... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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300 reviews 300 reviews
52 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The price was right, unlimited golf and a one night stay at the hotel for $169.00. We played the course at 11:00 am and 8:30 am. Neither time were we pressed as it appears the course does not get a lot of play on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The course was built, according to the tee flags, in 1963. It is... More 

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San Dimas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Good golf course for the money! Would definitely come back! Great combo lunch packet. Friendly and helpful staff!

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