17750 Old Coach Rd,
Poway, California 92064
Office+1 (858) 451 8100
Pro shop+1 (858) 451 8100
Fax+1 (858) 613 3897
Golf proUri Jimenez (PGA, Head Golf Professional)
AcademyMaderas Golf Academy
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
Johnny Miller, Robert Muir Graves & Damian Pascuzzo
24 miles NE of San Diego
From I-15 approximately 20 miles north of San Diego, take exit 24 (Rancho Bernardo Road) and follow Rancho Bernardo Rd East. After 2.5 miles turn left into Old Coach Road. After 1.3 miles golf is on your left.
Maderas Golf Club: Quietly tucked away in rolling hills to the north of San Diego, this spectacular Johnny Miller-Robert Muir Graves design ranks with some of California's best. Meandering across wonderfully scenic hills and occasional woodland (maderas), the immaculately presented course contains beautifully crafted and challenging holes from start to finish.
Grassy hills and acres upon acres of wild flowers dominate the scene here, rather than housing or busy urban roads. A limited amount of mansion-sized real estate is perched above one or two holes, but never to the detriment of this wonderfully natural layout. Three small lakes complement the dry creeks and natural streams, ensuring water hazards and ravines are regularly brought into play.
The layout's frequent elevation changes also help to ramp-up the dramatic intensity and challenge on several holes. The opening duo take you on a gradual climb up a partly tree-lined valley, before the long par-5 3rd, picturesque par-3 4th and long par-4 5th bring you back down towards the clubhouse.
The front-nine's closing four-hole loop is played through the tightest, most tree-lined and water-defended section of the course. In contrast, the loop of holes from the par-5 14th to the par-4 16th occupies a more open valley, with panoramic views throughout. A stunning golf course set in a fabulous environment of natural rock features, sweeping hills, elevation changes and riparian (river-bank) woodland.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Walking with caddie permitted. Caddies and forecaddies available if pre-booked.
The Spanish word "maderas", meaning "woods", aptly describes the environment at the lower level of the golf course. As the course climbs up and away from the woods, "las colinas" (the hills) could also be used to describe the terrain. | Maderas is operated by Troon Golf, a world leader in golf course management and development.
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego, CA 92128
+1 (858) 675 8500Visit website
Rancho Bernardo Inn is home to a William Bell designed 6,631 yard championship golf course. Combined with 287 guest rooms and suites, the Inn offers a great location from which to discover the many excellent golf courses situated just to the north of San Diego.
Rancho Bernardo Inn (not yet covered on Where2Golf.com). In 2006 Golf Digest (Best Places to Play) rated this a 3.5 star course.
Mt Woodson; Barona Creek (25 miles).
11611 Bernardo Plaza Court, San Diego, California 92128
+1 (858) 613 2000Visit website
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Rancho Bernardo is an ideal and comfortable hotel for travellers and golfers looking for an upscale guest experience while visiting Rancho Bernardo and the excellent golf courses of San Diego's North County.
Rancho Bernardo Inn (o.5 miles)
Mt Woodson; Barona Creek (25 miles).
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