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Pelican Hill Golf Club

22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657
949-612-1917
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Tom Fazio designed Pelican Hill's two 18-hole golf courses to be unlike any that you've ever played before. To further enhance your game, add Pelican... more » Owner description: Tom Fazio designed Pelican Hill's two 18-hole golf courses to be unlike any that you've ever played before. To further enhance your game, add Pelican Hill's unmatched service and amenities; professional forecaddies, luxurious locker rooms, practice facility, shoe attendants, club cleaning service, golf shop and golf academy. « less
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I rarely if at all ever write reviews for a hotel stay. However, this was one of the worst experiences my family and I have ever had staying at such a prominent and highly touted resort. The pool staff at the villa pool is too thin and not well managed. It took approximately 17 minutes to get water and then... More

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this review

Kate, Thank you for graciously taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay with us. I understand your disappointment and regret that your experience fell short of the Five-Star standards you expect and we aim to deliver. Please accept my sincere apology for the level of service you encountered. I have personally followed up with the Villa... More

Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Played North course last weekend with a friend in town. First time I've played with a caddy. We had Pink, a Jamaican caddy. It was a little awkward at first for me, but the guy could read greens like a pro. He had sound advice for us off the tee and on approaches to the hole. That part of the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have been playing golf at Pelican for well over 12 years. The courses (North and South) are fantastic with wonderful views of the ocean. On the North you see more of the ocean. On the South, there are a couple of holes that play along the ocean. The continued drought has made the fairways very dry, but that does... More

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New Orleans
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Loved the views, staff was accommodating. Course was challenging, both North and South. Outstanding play. Grounds well kept....a few rough patches along the way but the grounds were immaculate. Pricey, but considering the environment...no complaints.

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California, USA
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162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

not bad for a hacker... but who am I kidding. beautiful course with views of the ocean. pricey but if you consider you play 110 + not too bad for the price of one whole after the other. recommended to good golfers MeuterMedia

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this review

I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your time at Pelican Hill Golf Club. We hope to see you back on the course soon. Kind regards, Steve Friedlander VP Golf Pelican Hill Golf Club More

Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

I have had the privilege of playing golf at some of the finest courses in the country, and the experience of playing both of the Fazio designed Pelican Hill layouts ranks with the best. Absolutely everything is first class....driving range, pro shop, clubhouse, food and service. The course conditions are perfect and the layout overlooking the Pacific Ocean is spectacular.... More

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. I’m pleased to hear that your experience with our facilities and service ranked first class. We hope to welcome you back to Pelican Hill Golf Club soon. Kind regards, Steve Friedlander VP Golf Pelican Hill Golf Club More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The view on this golf course is spectacular although it's not comparable to Pebble Beach Golf courses which we have played them all. The greens on this course is amazing. Wish we didn't get partners with a slow players bec my friend is very competitive. I didn't see any golf marshal that will direct players in that event. Oh well... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

A little dry around the edges, but greens were true and not overly fast. I thought the North Course was eminently fair... No tricks or long forced carries from the Whites. Greens are a little "wavy" so get close and below the holes. :) Caddy was a great aid on subtle breaks. 17/18 are really signature views. Enjoyed the round!!

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A beautiful seaside location for a golf course in California. The course we played (North) was not actually next tot he sea, but provided great views. The course itself is quite challenging, and the caution of rattlesnakes prevented me from looking for balls that gone astray (I loathe snakes). However, this is not like playing at home (Scotland) - first... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

First class Golf Courses, but the caddies aren't necessary...amazing views, absolutely perfect greens, and two distinctly different courses to choose from make this worth a play!

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