Presidio Golf Course & Clubhouse

300 Finley Rd @ Arguello Gate,

San Francisco, California 94129

  • Office

    +1 (415) 561 4661
  • Fax

    +1 (415) 561 4667
  • Golf pro

    Morgan Wright (PGA, Director of Instruction).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Hilly - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:


  • Designer:

    Originally designed Robert Wood Johnstone. Redesigned and lengthened by British course architect Herbert Fowler (1921).

SSS or slope






How to get there:

3 miles NW of San Francisco centre

Presidio Golf Course

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1895

Located within a national park, San Francisco’s Presidio Golf Course is well-known for its proximity to the city (there's no golf course closer). Contained within a hilly tree-lined setting, the club was once restricted to military officers and private club members, today the 18-hole course is open to the public.

The Presidio layout occupies a variety of terrains, with the holes constructed over a base of adobe clay, rock, sand, or a combination of all three. Winding past eucalyptus and Monterey pines in San Francisco's trademark hills Presidio demands accuracy from the tee, and, on many occasions, lofted shots into the well-bunkered greens.

In the early days players were penally challenged by the level of difficulty and several natural obstacles. Although improvements and modifications have been made over the years, the Presidio layout remains well-defended, and certainly no pushover.

List of courses: Around San Francisco


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon-Thur $75; Fri-Sun $85. Golf cart included.

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

Other information

Walking permitted at certain times. Golf carts available to rent.

Did you know?

Sitting at the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, the Presidio of San Francisco is a large park, operated as part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Originally a Spanish fortress stood here (El Presidio Real de San Francisco ... The Royal Fortress of Saint Francis), before it became a U.S. Army base (until 1994). Today the park is characterised by many wooded areas, hills, and scenic vistas, as well as the golf courses and several other visitor attractions.

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