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Address: Avila Beach Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93424
Phone Number: 805-595-4000
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The front nine of this par 71, 6,500-yard championship course is...

The front nine of this par 71, 6,500-yard championship course is nestled within oak-lined valleys, and the back nine crosses a tidal estuary, making this a great golfing experience for all skill levels.

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tough course

made for an interesting game, not an easy course to play as there is water to hit across and lots of dog leg holes, nice location and in fairly good condition considering how dry... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Brenda L
Mission Viejo, California
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English first
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77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Feels like a millions bucks. What a course, what a place. If you golf, them play it when you are visiting.

Thank thearts
Mission Viejo, California
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

made for an interesting game, not an easy course to play as there is water to hit across and lots of dog leg holes, nice location and in fairly good condition considering how dry its been.

Thank Brenda L
San Luis Obispo, California
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The course is challenging and interesting. Some blind shots,some over the water. Greens are in good shape. Price is reasonable.I suggest a golf cart because of the distance between some holes.

Thank jgcpajd
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This course is a joke for the serious golfer. The first 8 holes go up the canyon so you have a lot of blind shots to flags on narrow, hard greens. You are just guessing on what club to hit then the ball hits and bounces off the green. The grass in the fairways was sparse with a lot of... More 

Thank Larry H
Oak View, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Avila Beach Golf Resort's Concert Series is a Wonderful kick-ed back Venue that I'll be back for!

Thank Nancy K
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We bought the golf package with our stay at the Cliffs Resort. We had our choice of two courses, Avila and Black Lake. We decided on Avila for what we thought would be some ocean views. We should have decided not to play the minute they brought out the rental clubs and again when we put the dirty clubs in... More 

Thank jgracey5
Avila Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Can't believe an owner would let a magnificent facility deteriorate into this state of disrepair. Be careful allot of places you can hurt yourself. Avila beach is great and stay but go to another course to play golf.

Thank Brandenburgs
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

One of the worst kept courses I have ever played on, not sure what they are doing with green fees. Really disappointed. Good breakfast burrito at the turn, that's about it.

Thank Melinda B
Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great course layout, clubhouse overlooks Avila Beach, course meanders over waterways and several bridges. Pro shop is small but personnel courteous. Mulligan's is the bar/grill where food is entirely overpriced. Still...a fun experience.

Thank cruzin16
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I chose this golf course because of it's location and length (2 senior golfers in the group). The golf carts needed to be replaced 5 years ago, very rough shape. The course layout is very nice, but was in very poor shape. For $70/player, I expected much better quality all around.

Thank Lee P

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