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Pelican Hill Golf Club

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Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657
Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
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Activities: Golfing
Description: One of the nation's premier golf clubs, Pelican Hill Golf Club(R) boasts...
One of the nation's premier golf clubs, Pelican Hill Golf Club(R) boasts 36 holes designed by Tom Fazio with stunning ocean panoramas from every hole, a luxurious 44,000-square-foot clubhouse with separate men's and women's locker rooms and lounges with a full array of appointments and amenities, the acclaimed Pelican Grill and lounge, Caffe II Italian coffee bar, a golf shop offering the latest golf fashions and accessories, and an intelligently designed, full-service practice facility. Conveniently located right outside the clubhouse door, the practice facility features an expansive driving range, practice greens and tour-event Nike Platinum One balls waiting for guests when they arrive. The two 18-hole courses, Ocean North and Ocean South, are both ranked among Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses. A preeminent institution of golf instruction in California, Pelican Hill Golf Academy offers dedicated teaching facilities, including two greens, bunkers and driving tees. The Director of Instruction, Glenn Deck, is one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in America and one of Golf Tips magazine's Top 25 U.S. Instructors. He offers monthly golf schools, special guest instructor programs, private lessons and a seasonal Junior Golfers' Academy.
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stunning course, but pricey

The ocean course is one I play every time I am in town. The prices have gone up quite a bit, but if you factor in the views the price is worth it. Make sure you take a camera and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Olathe, Kansas
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Olathe, Kansas
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567 reviews 567 reviews
146 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The ocean course is one I play every time I am in town. The prices have gone up quite a bit, but if you factor in the views the price is worth it. Make sure you take a camera and also make sure that you do stay out of the areas where the rattlesnake signs are posted. They are not... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

course was beautiful, pars were challenging, sand traps difficult and well placed. Totally a great course to test your ability. Loved it

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I played both courses and the layout is good and the maintenance also.The staff is ok,they do their job.the case is if you are paying about 300 $ per person and you don't have a chipping area and bunker practice I think something wrong here.The driving range was ok.Everything should be ok if you paid max.150 $.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your candid thoughts. I apologize if your experience was anything less than perfect. While the chipping green and bunker are available exclusively to lessons at the Golf Academy, we do allow chipping to the practice greens by each of the first tees. Please know that we appreciate you taking the time to... More 

New York City, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Excellent experience from booking a tee time to our forward caddy. Challenging course with plenty of tee boxes to select from. Rental Nike Clubs were in great condition. Impressive Pro shop.

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Not only is the view from the clubhouse impressive, the food is absolutely delicious. We dined for lunch with several other couples, and had a fabulous experience. Was very surprised how reasonable the prices were, and all of us enjoyed our food. Outstanding service also. Highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's a very challenging course for golfers with handicap below 20. Also it's scenic all the way. Iwe had a very relaxing round as it's not busy due to the expensive green fee but it's worth every cent and a very good experience too. The service is attentive from the pro shop all the way to the 19th hole. It's... More 

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Costa Mesa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Foods great, however portions are very small. I would recommend you have their before dinner treats on the menu. They change a lot but are always very good. Then have your dinner. If there's anything you're not happy with, they'll take good care of you as well.

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Milan, Italy
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82 reviews 82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I attended a conference there and all I can say is that everything was organised properly and on time. The place and its surroundings are great, it reminds me of the Costa Smeralda on the Italian island of Sardinia, the overall concept is similar. The food during the conference was definitely average, nothing to remember but when 200 or so... More 

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NYC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you're a first-timer here, don't bet too high. Lots of twist and curves, sudden dips. Beautiful course though. Lovely staff, good food.

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austin,Texas
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158 reviews 158 reviews
36 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

just what you would expect at a first class Resort. 2 Fazio courses with breathtaking views of the Newport coast

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