Coyote Creek Golf Club (Tournament course)

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Coyote Creek Golf Club (Tournament course) Est. 1999

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Coyote Creek Golf Club (Tournament course): Nestling down in the picturesque northern section of the Santa Clara valley (also known as Silicon Valley), the excellent golf facilities at Coyote Creek include two championship courses. The Nicklaus-designed Tournament course, straddles Hwy 101. After a testing par-4 opener played on the clubhouse side, you cross under the freeway to the tightly-folding lower slopes of the Diablo range. Here, several testing holes make excellent use of the undulating terrain. In this very scenic and challenging opening stretch, your approach shots will need to carry over grassy creeks to find the safety of the usually large and sloping greens. A scattering of mature oak trees also make their presence felt, adding to the demands of those testing approach shots. The back-nine is played in a less undulating environment on the clubhouse side of the freeway, where excellent bunkering continues to threaten, but where the fairway landing areas will feel more generous than on the front-nine. Dry creeks also play their part on some back-nine holes, although it is on the final duo that water really enters the picture. A small lake wraps around three sides of the par-5 17th green, while a series of lakes hug the rightside of the signature 18th hole. An accurate tee shot, carried over the first two lakes, is rewarded by a short iron approach over the final lake, which fronts the 18th green. Although Hwy 101 is never too far away, it doesn't overly intrude on your enjoyment of this well-maintained, housing-free golf course and the picturesque Santa Clara valley views it provides.

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Making Contact

Coyote Creek Golf Club
One Coyote Creek Golf Drive,
San Jose, California 95037
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Office   +1 (408) 463 1800
Pro Shop  

  +1 (408) 463 8318

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Golf Pro
Steve Vigiano (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (more so on the front-nine), and some longish green-to-tee distances.
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
Designer: A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7027 5907 5184
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.2 69.9 70.4
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Valley course (7066 yds from back tees)
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How2Get There?

12 miles SE of San Jose
From Hwy 101, south-east of San Jose, take exit 371 (Coyote Creek Golf) and head west on Coyote Creek Golf Drive. After o.6 mls Golf Club is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $80; weekends $102. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight (after midday), super twilight (from 2pm), senior and junior 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. Golf carts compulsory on weekends; walking possible at other times.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Coyote Creek Golf Club is located in an area commonly referred to as Silicon Valley, which is in fact the northern part of the Santa Clara valley. The term Silicon Valley refers to the region's large number of silicon chip manufacturers and high-tech businesses. Despite the development of other high-tech economic centers throughout the USA, Silicon Valley remains the leading high-tech hub. Included among the thousands of high-tech companies either headquartered or with a significant presence in Silicon Valley are : Adobe Systems, Apple Inc., eBay, Google, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Oracle, Yahoo!, Cisco Systems, Maxtor, Symantec, Sun Microsystems, Facebook, IBM Almaden Research Center, Juniper Networks, Logitech, McAfee, Microsoft, SAP, Siemens and Sony.

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Latitude: (37.193087)
Longitude: (-121.701715)
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Residence Inn San Jose South 
6111 San Ignacio Avenue, San Jose, California 95119
+1 (408) 226 7676

The Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose South offers spacious extended stay suites with fully equipped kitchens, free high-speed Internet access, daily complimentary breakfast and weekday evening receptions - all you need in your home away from home. The hotel is close to shopping outlets at Santana Row, Westfield Oakridge and The Prune Yard.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles The Ranch; Coyote Creek; Cinnabar Hills (6 mls)
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Golf within 20 miles No
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Holiday Inn Express San Jose - Morgan Hill 
17035 Condit Rd, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
+1 (408) 776 7676

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Jose - Morgan Hill is located just off Hwy 101, 10 miles south of San Jose and 10 miles north of Gilroy. Area attractions include Guglielmo & Pedrizetti Wineries, the Jack Nicklaus Coyote Creek Golf Course and the Gilroy Premium Shopping Outlets.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Coyote Creek
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Golf within 20 miles Cinnabar Hills; Eagle Ridge; The Ranch
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