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“Breathtaking” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pelican Hill Golf Club

Pelican Hill Golf Club
22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 949-612-1917
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Ranked #5 of 102 Attractions in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Golfing
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Owner description: 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.
Houston TX
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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Perfection! Only complaint was that the driving range was mats only when I was there. Oh, I read one review that said the driving range balls were Nike One Platinum! Not! Just regular driving range balls.

Visited November 2012
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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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“Fantastic course and location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Scenic course overlooking Pacific Ocean. Course was in great shape, and staff were very riendly and helpful to our group of golfers

Visited November 2012
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San Diego, CA
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“Golf reservations include a "caddy" ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband was the one that actually golfed this course yet golfs almost every weekend in San Diego. This is the first time he has ever had a "caddy" assigned to his group and he was extremely impressed with the caddy AND with the course itself.

Visited October 2012
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St. Paul
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“P.H Golf”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Stayed 4 nites in a spectacular bungalo. Golfed Thurs and Friday. Paid $30.00 extra each day so my wife could drive the cart and I could walk the course with our caddie. My wife said we were going to have together time Saturday. When I mentioned we could have "Morning Sex" on Saturday morning, she promptly called the pro shop and set up a tee time for me Saturday morning, and she went to get her nails done. You have got to try the Jumbo All Meat Kosher Grilled Hot Dog at the snack bar. Delicious ! All 3 rounds were played in 4.5 hours or less. Afternoons we went to the pool. There were some spectacular views there ! One afternoon we went via Hotel Shuttle to the Beach. Everyone was nice, Food and Golf were great. I'm sure we will be back. My wife made arrangements with the Resort to have an Audi Convertble waiting for us at the curb at LAX with the GPS set to give us directions to leisurely drive along the coast to the Resort and the drive it back to LAX on Sunday. No car rental shuttles for us!

Visited September 2012
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Teaneck, New Jersey
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“Fabulous Dining at the Grille”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Took my daugher for her birthday...we ate at the Pelican Grille located on the golf course. Gorgeous view..dine outside on the patio...excellent service, elegant.

Visited October 2012
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