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Address: 3455 State Highway 246, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Number: 805-735-8395
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Public Courses in the United...
Listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Public Courses in the United States.
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Challenging Golf Course

Played La Purisima for the first time yesterday. It is a very unique and challenging design with a lot of elevation changes and occasional water hazards. It is a course where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2013
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Orinda, California
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Orinda, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Played La Purisima for the first time yesterday. It is a very unique and challenging design with a lot of elevation changes and occasional water hazards. It is a course where local knowledge would be helpful as it is often not obvious what dangers lurk in the distance. The course is a little rough around the edges but the greens... More 

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LOMPOC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a great, challenging course for golfers of all capabilities. There are the usual ladies tees and the Red, White, Blue and LONG Black tees. Challenging.

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Lompoc, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This is a well maintained and very challenging golf course. The slope rating tell on part of the tale. If you haven't played here before then be prepared for a very humbling experience. The rough can be totally unforgiving, the wind adds an unexpected hurdle and the greens are slippery and treacherous. Bring extra balls, but don't be surprised if... More 

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San Clemente, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
50 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

There is more than one reason this course is nicknamed "La Piranha". I play here at least a couple of times per year and always enjoy the condition and layout of the track. Be ready, however, to play in stiff, if not outright windy, conditions. The day we played the winds were a consistent 25 mph gusting to 35. Don't... More 

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Lompoc CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

This course has been rated the 33rd most difficult in the U.S. by ESPN. If that is the case, I'd hate to play the top 32! Long course with only 2-3 holes I would classify as easy. Narrow fairways, rolling hills, deep difficult bunkers, it all adds up to a tough day on the course. However, it is more than... More 

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Pismo Beach, Calif.
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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

There are not too many golf courses in the San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara county area, but the PGA used La Purisima a few years ago for a qualifying round. Great views with no homes in sight. Long fairways, deep bunkers and a good workout if you are walking. It's best in fall, winter and spring, and best in the morning.... More 

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Lompoc, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Although we are not golfers, we do go here for lunch. Nice golf course views, good sandwiches, very casual, way better than "fast food".

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Played here about 10 years ago and didn't like it much then. Stopped here again on the way from SF to LA and absolutely loved my second round. I tend to like courses in remote locations because they are cheaper and less crowded. The shot values here are excellent, not many plain jane holes here. The course is hard but... More 

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Nipomo, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

I have played many of the greatest golf courses in the world and La Purisima is the best. Always in perfect condition, the design is such that a golfer must place his shots in the right place off the tee to be rewarded. Review the layout before you tee off. A very friendly staff and a nice practice area. If... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

If you're doing a road trip down the coast and you play Pebble Beach two days before this and you STILL want to write a positive review, you can imagine how great this course is. We played on a particularly tough day -- wind was howling, but it was a pleasure. Pure golf course ... some beautiful holes and rolling... More 

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Address: Address: 3455 State Highway 246, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Number: 805-735-8395
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lompoc

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