Stevinson Ranch Golf Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Stevinson Ranch Golf Club Est. 1995

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Stevinson Ranch Golf Club: PERMANENTLY CLOSED

[Original Where2Golf description]: The Savannah Course at Stevinson Ranch was completed in 1995. In 1996 and 1997 it was already hosting US Open Qualifying tournaments, and garnering many awards. Located in California's San Joaquin Valley (known locally as "The Valley"), there is no denying the quality of design and presentation here. Occupying relatively flat terrain, there is a very open, expansive and linksy feel to the two, anti-clockwise nine-hole loops, with many characteristics inspired by the great links courses of Britain & Ireland.

Stray too far offline from the square-cut tee boxes, and long, knee-high native grasses provide an uncompromising resting place for your ball. A full array of bunkering, small and large, is deployed along the good-width fairways and around the large and seriously sloping greens. Blending into the greens themselves, you will find slick run-off areas that will quickly carry your ball down and away from the putting surface.

Good earthmounding has created some gentle, rolling undulations, as well as plenty of interest around the greens, while many acres of existing wetlands have been preserved and utilised as natural hazards. The closing trio, a par-3, 4 and 5, are all dangerously flanked by a sizeable creek (Adams Ditch).

With flat farmland all around and in the far distance the beginnings of the Sierra Nevada mountains, there is very little housing in view from this wonderfully natural and always challenging course. Unquestionably, one of the best "Jewels of The Valley."

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Making Contact

Stevinson Ranch Golf Club
2700 N. Van Clief Rd,
Stevinson, California 95374
USA
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Office   +1 (209) 664 6466
Pro Shop   +1 (877) 716 1818
Fax

  +1 (209) 668 6909

Email  
Website  
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Academy
 
Stevinso Ranch Golf School
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: John Harbottle III and owner George Kelley.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7180 6093 5461
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.2 70.3 72.4
 
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How2Get There?

24 miles SE of Modesto
FROM MERCED follow 140 West. After 17.5 miles turn right into Van Clief Rd. After 1 mi turn right into 3rd Ave and Stevinson Ranch GC. FROM HWY I-5, take exit 418, and head east on Sullivan Rd (Hwy 140). Stay on Hwy 140 as you go through Gustine; follow direction Stevinson/Merced. After approx 11 mi turn left into Van Clief Rd. After 1 mi turn right into 3rd Ave and Stevinson Ranch GC.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Check with club (if and when it reopens). Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Check with club (if and when it reopens). 
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Other Information
Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Stevinson Ranch is a member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System, committed to the maintenance and development of the natural environment around the golf course. In 1996 the Savannah Course became the fourth golf course in the world to receive the coveted Audubon International Signature designation.

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Location

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Latitude: (37.323289)
Longitude: (-120.820942)
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3001 Hotel Drive, Turlock, CA 95380
+1 (209) 664 9999
www.hiexpress.com

The Holiday Inn Express Turlock, features 78 guest rooms with 15 suites with hot breakfast complimentary. Within walking distance from restaurants and shopping at the Monte Vista Retail Center, and only a short drive to quaint downtown Turlock.

Golf at this hotel No
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2010 E Childs Ave, Merced, CA 95340
+1 (209) 723 3121
www.ramada.com

Located in Merced, the Gateway to Yosemite, the Ramada Inn has 113 guest rooms and spacious suites with individual heating/air conditioning units and free high speed wireless internet.

Golf at this hotel No
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