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The Ranch Golf Club

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Still challenging

Even though this course is not what it used to be, it still has great views and it's still a... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
San Jose, California, United States
Think before you swing

Interesting track...on almost every non par 3 hole you have to think is this the best club to hit... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
Cohasset, Massachusetts
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Feb 7, 2018
“Still challenging”
Jul 10, 2017
“Just a local SJ guy”
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4601 Hill Top View Ln, San Jose, CA 95138-2707
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Even though this course is not what it used to be, it still has great views and it's still a challenge. It seems they are working on it because at least there is sand in the bunkers now.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JohnnyS547
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Course is extremely hilly with alot of elevation changes. Not walkable. Greens were being partially aerated and bunkers were overgrown and unkept. Clubhouse is beautiful. It seems they are working very hard to get the course in better condition. However, it will take a few...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Glenn T
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This course is not for the faint of heart golfer and do bring extra golf balls if you decide to play it. If you are a straight and accurate hitter, you might do well here but if you're an average golfer, watch out as this...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

This place has spectacular outdoor view. It has big hall for wedding however; the room has too many windows. The backlight of these windows will create problem for videographer and photographer. They need curtains for all windows to get the best out of this venue....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Quang P
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Very difficult course to play. Distance and precision are a must. Bunkers hard as regular soil. C'mon people, add sand. Greens 80% 👌, since they were worked on back in September. Friendly staff. Awesome views of San Jose. Will play again on my next visit...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Ranch club is a great spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of the day. Great outdoor seating with wonderful views of the golf course and valley.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ToughTime
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Interesting track...on almost every non par 3 hole you have to think is this the best club to hit right now. The course is tight and good luck finding your ball if you don't keep it in play. Bad news is I lost 5 balls,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Hagearty
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

I love this course, it dares you to go for it and will reward a great shot. However, if you miss, it's going to hurt. Know your distances and play within your game. Pride can kill you on this course. Make sure to watch the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

What an unexpected adventure. I had never heard of this course but decided to give it a try. There were many available tee times & the rate was pretty low (which is a plus but could mean the opposite). Fortunately this course plays fast &...More

Thank VicandFawn
Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Hadn't played here since the course originally opened and the place looked. A fabulous club house with best bay view in Silicon Valley. The course is still crazy challenging. If you don't hit straight, be prepared to lose balls or bring a bag of "cheappy"...More

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