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Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

23600 McKean Road, San Jose, CA 95141
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Ranked #10 of 80 attractions in San Jose
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: Golfers of all skill levels are challenged on three distinct nines: the Canyon, the Lake and the Mountain.
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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Hi gang, We played here June 2014 on a Groupon special @ $54.50 p/p. We were assigned to play the Lake 9 and the Canyon 9. Sadly I was playing with an injured hand and I couldn't acquire a serious grip on the club, so my shotmaking was somewhat compromised. I enjoyed the challenge but being a first-timer on the... More

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Played Half Moon Bay the day before. I'd play This one twice had I known how terrific a course it is at an incredible value.

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Arlington, Virginia
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183 reviews 183 reviews
53 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

27 available holes with a solid, challenging layout in a nature park-like setting. The only interference on the playing environment is a high-tension powerline, but otherwise, all you hear are the calling of birds and the screaming of frustrated golfers. Prices are a bit higher than average, but the quality of the course and the facilities justifies the extra cost.... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

WEDDING VENUE REVIEW: We physically went to over twenty venues before we found Cinnabar. It was EXACTLY what we were looking for. They have a gorgeous flower bed surrounding the trellis which didn't need any additional decoration! *MONEY SAVER!* Their food was my biggest concern but they totally nailed it. I was a bit scared after the tasting we did,... More

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San Jose, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

GPS carts, panaromic 3 9 hole courses, bent grass fast and impossible greens (3 putt for sure). Really challenging and interesting shot making needed.

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Palo Alto, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

First, let me state that this is not your average public golf course. It has all the characteristics of a private club. Excellent service, lush fairways, beautiful scenery. And...most important...fast, tough greens. While getting to the green will take strategy and good ball striking, you will really be tested by the speed and undulations of these greens. Most important --... More

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Austin, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Amazing course, I played pebble beach three days later, and this was a great warm up round. Course is beautiful, but is in the middle of nowhere, let me be clear its worth the drive! Condition was amazing, just as good as any course I have played, Open fairways, elevation changes, good greens, scenery was incredible. All the facilites you... More

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Los Altos, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The greens are true and provide a challenge to read correctly even for experienced golfers! Worth playing and revisiting as a well maintained public course.

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Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
43 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

My husband can't stop bragging about his gift of golf to this golf course, he absolutely loved everything about his time at Cinnabar Golf Club.

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Davison, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I loved golfing here, great location and views! Challenging course yet very playable for all levels of game. Four tee boxes to pick from with the furthest playing over 7000 yards, tee high and let it fly!

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