The Ranch at Moreno Valley Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   The Ranch at Moreno Valley Golf Club Est. 1988

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The Ranch at Moreno Valley Golf Club: CLOSED - Three contrasting nine-hole loops - the Lake, Valley and Mountain - are laid out at Moreno Valley Ranch, just a stone's throw from Lake Perris recreational area. The Mountain nine gets you high-up into the boulder-clad hills of Mt Russell, from where you can enjoy some of the most spectacular panoramas to be found on any Southern California golf course. Some tee-shots will feel a bit tight as you progress upwards into the quiet and natural hillside environment, before descending again to the clubhouse via the 7th, 8th and heavily-bunkered 9th holes. With limited housing along the way, the views and scenery are fabulous, culminating in a breathtaking vista at the downhill par-3 7th. By contrast the Valley-nine is much flatter, with lightly tree-lined pairs of holes heading out-and-back in links-style, and water coming dangerously into play on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 7th holes. Real estate is more present than on the Mountain-nine, flanking each pair of holes although never too closely. Named after Lake Perris (which you don't actually see from the course), the Lake-nine is the most spread out of the loops, weaving its way through a residential community. Although the holes are flanked by housing on either side, several are amongst the best of the 27, and provide another chance to climb-up into the rock-strewn hills. All three-nines are excellently laid-out by Pete Dye and will thoroughly test your golfing skills. However, overall maintenance and presentation standards on the course are unlikely to win any prizes or accolades.

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Making Contact

Moreno Valley Ranch Golf Club
28095 John F. Kennedy Drive,
Moreno Valley, California 92555
USA
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Office   +1 (951) 924 4444
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +1 (951) 247 7191

Email   richard@theranchatmorenovalley.com
Website   www.theranchatmorenovalley.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jeff Johnson (GM & Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (less so on the Valley-nine).
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside and residential.
 
Designer: Pete Dye
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6697 5640 4864
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73 68.6 68.9
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Lake / Mountain nines. The Valley nine, at 3582 yards (back tees), is slightly longer than the other two nines.
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How2Get There?

22 miles S of San Bernardino
Just north of the town of Moreno Valley, at the junction of I-215 and Hwy 60 (Moreno Valley Freeway), follow Hwy 60 East. After approx 6 miles take exit 65 and follow Moreno Beach Drive south. After 3 miles turn left at traffic lights into John F. Kennedy Drive. After 200 yds turn right into Golf Club.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 27-holes: weekdays $40; weekends $55. Golf cart included. Reduced mid-morning (after 10am), afternoon (after midday) and senior 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
Walking permitted at all times. Golf cart included with Green Fee.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Located just 2 miles from the golf course, but not visible from it, is Lake Perris. Over 2 miles long and over a mile wide, Lake Perris was built in the early 1970's as the last reservoir in the California Water Project to provide drinking water to Southern California residents. Nestled between Moreno Valley and Perris, this State Recreation Area provides a place to escape the bustle of city life. There are many recreational activities to enjoy, such as hiking, biking, water-skiing, boating, jet skiing, fishing, swimming, horse back riding, camping and picknicking. There is also a Regional Indian Museum open on weekends and Wednesdays.

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Location

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Latitude: (33.901962)
Longitude: (-117.171571)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Holiday Inn Express - Moreno Valley 
24630 Sunnymead Blvd, Moreno Valley, California 92553
+1 (951) 243 0075
www.hiexpress.com

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Moreno Valley is located in the heart of Moreno Valley, halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. The hotel features 151 guest rooms, including 20 suites, with choice of king or two queen size beds.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Moreno Valley Ranch
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Golf within 20 miles Oak Quarry; Oak Valley; Morongo GC at Tukwet Canyon.
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Best Western Moreno Hotel & Suites 
24840 Elder Avenue, Moreno Valley, California, 92557
+1 (951) 924 4546
www.bestwesterncalifornia.com

The Best Western Moreno Hotel & Suites is centrally located in one of Southern California's fast growing cities, Moreno Valley. With easy access to key area attractions and events including Perris Lake, March Air Force Base, March Field Air Museum and Coachella Music Festival. Racing fans will appreciate the hotel's proximity to Perris Auto Speedway and California Speedway.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Moreno Valley Ranch
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Golf within 20 miles Oak Quarry; Oak Valley; Morongo GC at Tukwet Canyon.
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