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Mt Woodson Golf Club

16422 North Woodson Drive,

Ramona, nr San Diego, California 92065

  • Office

    +1 (760) 788 3555
  • Pro shop

    +1 (760) 788 3555
  • Fax

    +1 (760) 788 3565

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and boulders

  • Designer:

    Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6004
5643
4842
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
69.1
67.4
68.1

Location

Latitude:

33.013634

Longitude:

-116.955026

How to get there:

32 miles NE of San Diego

15 miles north of San Diego, DRIVING NORTH ON I-15, take exit 17 and head east on Scripps Poway Parkway. After 8.5 miles, turn left and head north on Hwy 67. After 5 miles turn left into Archie Moore Rd. After 100 yards turn left into Mt Woodson Way and golf club. DRIVING SOUTH ON I-15, take the Rancho Bernardo exit and head east on Rancho Bernardo Rd (which becomes Espinola Rd). After approx 6 miles turn left into Poway Rd. After 2.8 miles turn left onto Hwy 67. After 3 miles turn left into Archie Moore Rd. After 100 yards turn left into Mt Woodson Way and golf club.

Mt Woodson Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1991

Mt Woodson Golf Club: The layout might only weigh-in at 6000-yards with a par of 70, but Mt Woodson is also one of the most dramatic and naturally beautiful golf courses around San Diego. Located amidst the hills and slopes of boulder-clad Mount Woodson, this challenging course is a tribute to the design skills of Lee Schmidt and Brian Curley.

Many wind-sculpted boulder formations, ancient oaks and occasional wetland areas are key ingredients in this immensely scenic and natural golfing environment. The fairways, often challengingly tight, make full use of the constantly undulating terrain, which also ensures an abundance of spectacular views along the way. The lengthy boardwalk drive from the par-4 2nd (Razor's Edge) around to the fabulous par-3 3rd (Ledges) is just one of many highlights, and may have you thinking that Jurassic Park is just around the next corner.

All manner of trouble lurks beside the greens, with thick grassy mounds, good bunkering and a water hazard or two, all potentially threatening. Played at a slightly higher elevation than the front-nine, the back-nine culminates with breathtaking views from the par-4 17th hole; boulder-strewn and partly wooded hills stretch away into the distance, eventually joining up with some of southern California's highest mountain ranges.

Tricky at the best of times, downright brutal if the wind is blowing hard, Mt Woodson is one of many golfing gems to be found within a short drive from San Diego.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $50; Sat/Sun $69.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Within the estate now owned by Mt Woodson Golf Club you can visit Mount Woodson Castle. Taking over five years to build, Amy Irene Strong completed this structure in 1921. The unique craftsman-style 12,000-square-foot dwelling was originally designed by Strong herself, a prominent San Diego socialite and dress designer. Owned by many throughout the years, it now serves as a frequent site for weddings and special events. Also known as the Amy Strong Castle, the building is also used as an administration office and can be viewed during operating hours.

Woodson Mountain is also well-known to San Diego's adventure seekers as an important destination for climbers, mountain-bikers and hikers.

Where2Stay

  • Best Western Inn Poway

    13845 Poway Road, Poway, California 92064

    +1 (858) 748 6320

    Visit website

    Nestled in the heart of Poway, the Best Western Country Inn Poway provides good access to championship golf, tennis, hiking, horseback riding, shopping or just lazing by the hotel's pool. The major attractions of San Diego (SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Balboa Park, Historic Old Town and Legoland California) are all just a short drive away.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Mt Woodson; Barona Creek; Torrey Pines; The Grand Del Mar; Maderas

  • Ramada Poway San Diego North

    12448 Poway Rd, Pomerado Rd and Poway Rd, Poway, California 92064

    +1 (858) 748 7311

    Visit website

    The Ramada Poway San Diego North, a 100% non-smoking facility, is located in San Diego's North County, and is in walking distance to numerous restaurants and shops. It is a short drive to area attractions like the World Famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego Convention Center, Seaworld, San Diego Wild Animal Park and Legoland.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Mt Woodson; Barona Creek; Torrey Pines; The Grand Del Mar; Maderas

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