844 West Orange Ave,
South San Francisco, California 94080
Office+1 (650) 589 0144
Pro shop+1 (650) 589 0144
Fax+1 (650) 588 0206
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Woodland and residential.
Original layout at this location by Arthur Vernon "Mac" Macan and Willie Locke (1926). Modifications by Dr. Alister MacKenzie (1928), Robert Trent Jones Sr (1965) and Kyle Phillips (2005).
14 mi S of downtown San Franscisco.
California Golf Club of San Francisco (also known as "Cal Club") is home to a championship golf course that ranks with some of the best in California. Originally located in Ingleside in southwest San Francisco, the club moved a further 7 miles down the peninsula to South San Francisco in 1924.
Willie Locke and "Mac" Macan were enlisted by the members to help design the course, which opened in 1926. Alister MacKenzie redesigned the bunkering and at least two of the greens, prior to his embarking on work at Cypress Point Club. More recently, Kyle Phillips restored the golf course to its "golden age" design and grandeur.
This tree-lined and open parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. This private course is generally playable only by its members and their invited guests.
Private club; guests may only play if hosted by a member.
California Golf Club's course designer Arthur Vernon "Mac" Macan (1882-1964) immigrated from Ireland to Canada in 1908. He was trained as a lawyer and was an accomplished golfer. He fought in Europe under the Canadian flag during WWI, losing the lower part of his left leg, an injury that did not deter him from returning to competitive golf!
Following the war, Macan turned to course design, but did not venture too far from British Columbia, designing courses predominantly in western Canada, Oregon and Washington. Historians suggest that Macan's designs were in the same league as those of his contemporaries Alister MacKenzie, Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast.
World: 50th best course in the world (GOLF magazine, 2020/21).
USA: 109th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: 15th best course in California (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
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