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“Great Golf Course”
Review of San Juan Oaks

San Juan Oaks
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Owner description: Designed by PGA touring pro Fred Couples, this championship course offers five sets of tees on a layout measuring more than 7,100 yards from the back and 4,770 from the front, challenging golfers at all skill levels.
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Definitely worth the trip - A Fred Couples course - very interesting & challenging. We walk, although many take carts. Beautiful scenery & wildlife. Really fun to play. We always play there at least two or three times when visiting Carmel - which is only 40 minutes away. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed April 18, 2012

Although this is a bit of a drive from San Jose (45 min.), it's still more convenient than driving all the way down to Monterey (which we do to beat the heat in the summertime). It also is less crowded because it's off the beaten path, which also leads to better deals on golfnow.com.

Designed by Fred Couples, the course is nestled in the hills near Hollister, with only farmland nearby, so you truly feel that you're escaping the hustle & bustle. The course is very scenic and always in tip-top condition. The back 9 is way more challenging as it's more hilly and wind-swept. If you shoot par from the championship tees on the back, then you are obviously a scratch player.

Probably the best practice facility in the Bay Area for quality of the driving range and putting green. Really nice clubhouse.

We often stop by the charming little town of San Juan Bautista for dinner after golf.

Thank Harmser
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

This is the best golf course I have ever played, anywhere. I play all over the country. I opted out of the RTJ trail in AL to play here.
It is a great design. It's walkable. The greens are fast, undulated.and in great shape. The views are beautiful. There is wildlife around the course. There are no houses on the course (yet). The practice range and short game area are excellent. The restaurant is very good and reasonable. The staff is great .....AND...it doesn't cost an arm and a leg to play. That's all I have to say...

Thank jlhead
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Reviewed July 22, 2007

This is a great golf course, out of the way, so it doesn't get as much play as the public tracks closer in to Silicon Valley/SF Bay.

It can be breezy in the afternoon, so you are better off playing a morning tee time. Front nine and back nine have different feels.

A great golf course.

Thank mskono
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