Barona Creek Golf Club


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Barona Creek Golf Club Est. 2001

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Barona Creek Golf Club: Beneath the watchful gaze of the impressive Barona Creek Hotel & Casino building, Gary Roger Baird has laid out a stunning golf course. With all the openness and style of a top-class British links course (perhaps Muirfield comes most readily to mind), this impressive layout roams across a very natural and wide expanse of gently undulating terrain. In a relatively treeless environment, each hole has been skilfully crafted, with a mass of stylish bunkering and occasional water hazards posing a threat.

Stray beyond the nicely undulating, good-width fairways and clinging rough will have to be contended with; stray too far offline and you'll be in the wide areas of boulder-strewn grassland that generously separate the holes. Excellent maintenance, square-cut tee-boxes, rough-edged bunkering and many beautifully sweeping dog-leg holes are characteristic of this very quiet, natural and easy-walking layout.

Beyond the white, ranch-style, three-rail fence that marks the course perimeter, the landscape is natural and rugged, stretching out to small ridges of hills, with housing conspicuous by its absence. Among the excellent array of golf courses in the San Diego area, Barona Creek is up there with the best. A surprise package, with the chance to have a flutter in the casino after your round.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Barona Creek Resort & Casino
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd,
Lakeside, California 92040
USA
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Office   +1 (888) 722 7662 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (619) 387 7018
Fax

 

Email   info@barona.com
Website   www.barona.com
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Golf Pro
 
Don King (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Open grassland
 
Designer: Gary Roger Baird
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7393 6231 5296
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.8 69.8 70.6
 
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How2Get There?

30 miles NE of San Diego
Leave the Interstate Hwy (I-8), just north of EL Cajon, and take Hwy 67 north, direction Bostonia / Santee. After approx 5.5 miles turn right off Hwy 67 onto Mapleview St, direction Lake Jennings Park. After o.2 miles turn left into Ashwood St, which becomes Wildcat Canyon Road. After approx 6 miles turn left into Founders Way, and follow road into Barona Creek.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $120; weekends $160. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight (from 11am) and resort guest rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Barona Creek was established by the Barona Band of Mission Indians, part of the Kumeyaay Nation. After forced eviction from the area that now contains the El Capitan Reservoir (a few miles west of Barona Creek), they used their share of the proceeds to purchase the Barona Ranch. In the early 1990s, a bingo hall was opened at the location, which eventually grew into a full casino, known as The Big Top. In 2001, the casino was expanded to become the Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino, a $250 million complex incorporating a 1930s style California ranch theme. >> Barona Creek has already hosted many top level golf tournaments, including the PGA's Nationwide Tour. It is also an Audubon International Certified Signature Sanctuary, committed to the maintenance and development of the natural environment around the course.

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Location

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Latitude: (32.940484)
Longitude: (-116.870960)
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Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino 
1932 Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside, California
+1 (619) 443 2300
www.barona.com

A short drive from San Diego will bring you to Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino. In addition to its excellent championship golf course, the Resort offers a top-quality hotel, casino, Spa,varied dining options, business centre, fitness centre and free, high-speed internet access in all the rooms.

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Golf within 5 miles No
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