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Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course

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Address: 5200 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92010-7118
Phone Number: 760-438-1772
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"Rancho" is an 18-hole, par 56, executive golf course, ideal for...

"Rancho" is an 18-hole, par 56, executive golf course, ideal for family golfing, and offering a short game practice area and driving range.

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Par Three Fun

The course is short but difficult with narrow fairways and a lot of rough. the price is good. Bring lots of golf balls.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
baltoro
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The course is short but difficult with narrow fairways and a lot of rough. the price is good. Bring lots of golf balls.

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Short little par 3 executive course with surprisingly good greens. Not so with tee boxes (wasn't even sure there was a tee box on one hole) and fairways, but what the heck it's fun. Sand traps are okay. Rates very reasonable. No carts. Walking only. Very nice driving range with an upper deck on mats and then a lower area... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Rancho Carlsbad is a par three course a couple of miles east off highway 5 in Carlsbad. It features small greens and some target golf. it is fun and the course is in good shape, There is an excellent driving range and small pro shop and restaurant.There are several good teaching pros there. My instructor is Clark Renner, who is... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We've been frequenting this course for a few years now and as locals find it relaxed and a good value. The instructors are friendly and laid back and the greens are usually in good shape. Unfortunately, it seems that the new management hasn't done much to improve the place other than raising prices.

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Inwood, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Granted this is a smaller course it was not bad. The rental clubs were nothing special. If you are looking for a good value for your dollar this is a great course to go to.

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Great 18 hole Par 3 that you can get through in under 2 hours and really focus on your short game. The driving range is great and price can't be beat. Also love the staff, always friendly. Ask for Brad if your looking to get custom fit

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I learned to play golf on this course over 30 years ago so I am not sure if my rating is objective or if it is borne from decades of home-town comfort. In any event I now play there with my grown sons and friends. While in the larger sense the course is as predictable as any par-3 little course... More 

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Kingsville, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Many ranges in this area only offer artificial mats ( The Crossings and even hi end Aviara on weekdays ) ...you can pay $2 more to get the yellow bucket and use a nice grass area for your practice. For that reason alone it gets 4 stars. Their 'large' bucket is 100 balls - that is a lot of balls... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Enjoyed the course and of course, :), the weather.

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San Diego
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2009

Great course to take the kids, everyone is wacking away, no issues with pace of play etc- just go to have fun. However, the greens are 'domed' shaped- not sure why, it may be for drainage, but it can be fustrating (up one side, roll down the other). Price is right, and they have a ranch. I prefer Lake San... More 

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