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Del Monte Golf Course

1300 Sylvan Road, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #31 of 56 Attractions in Monterey
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: Play a round or two at this 18-hole golf course, one of the oldest in America.
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great course for the history of the game...but it was like the black sheep of the Pebble Resorts. Knew going in that the views wasn't going to be a pebble or a spy..but still a little disappointed in the views. And the lack of a big cool hole that I wasn't expecting. Course was in good shape but there were... More

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This might be a resort course but don't bother. Really poor conditions. If you miss the fairway, even by a little, you're hitting out of spotty grass but mostly just dirt. Played 5 courses over 3 days and this was, by far, the worst. Definitely not worth the money.

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Clovis, Ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I'm not a huge golf fan, but my nephew played in the First tee open at Pebble Beach and Del Monte. It was hot that day, so my memories of Del Monte aren't great. It was a good experience to actually know how many miles my nephews walk when they play golf. Their restaurant was a good escape from the... More

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Oxnard, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We visited the Del Monte Golf course on 10/5/2013. I bought the green fee on GolfHub and it was well worth the price. The course is small overall and the greens are small considering, but the course is well maintained and pretty easy to navigate.

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San Francisco, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Great accessibility, greens, layout and fun. But you are most undoubtedly on the other side of the track playing this so-so maintained muni. If you are a beginner looking to play an 18 hole course in Monterey you could not do better. Established golfers looking to bruise their egos should look elsewhere.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A parkland course with none of the famous sea views on the prestige courses but still a perfectly enjoyable course with scope for golfers of all abilities. Fairways and greens are generally hard and run well, so club down to stay on the fairway & avoid trips into the cabbage. One green is next to the hotel restaurant & lobby,... More

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La Grange, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

If you are looking for a great vacation golf course Del Monte is your course. Not overly long, so put your driver away on all but a couple holes. The trick to this course is the greens. I can not remember a course with more breaks. The speed is consistent, but there is not a straight putt on the course.... More

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Eg Ca
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Walkable, greens are small and don't be above the pin, conditions could be better overall, but a really fun golf course that rewards keeping the ball in the fairway. Staff service is outstanding. Special rates are available to NCGA membes.

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Lodi, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
51 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Located in back of the Hyatt. Bit pricey but deals are available so I would check out the various on line golf sites before paying full price. Very nice staff. Play off tees that suit your game or it will be a very long day. Not the spectacular views that you have with other courses. Course was in excellent shape... More

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Calgary, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a fun course to play for all skill levels. Good value, especially if you're a Duke Member. If you're in the area to play the headliners (Pebble, Spyglass), it's worth it to do a lap here and hone your game, you won't be disappointed for the price. Plan on playing here anytime I'm in the area.

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