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Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club

8000 Valley Greens Drive,

Carmel, California 92923

  • Office

    +1 (831) 620 8866
  • Pro shop

    +1 (831) 620 8808
  • Fax

    +1 (831) 624 3726
  • Golf pro

    Katherine Marren (Director of Instruction)
  • Academy

    The Golf Academy at Quail Lodge

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Robert Muir Graves

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6449
6091
5353
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
71.4
69.9
71.7

Location

Latitude:

36.530631

Longitude:

-121.858860

How to get there:

4 miles E of Carmel-By-The-Sea

From Hwy 1, at the southern end of Carmel-by-the-Sea, turn onto Carmel Valley Road, direction Carmel Valley. After 3.3 miles turn right into Valley Greens Drive. After o.6 miles Golf Club is on your right.

Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1963

Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club: Variety, picturesque scenery and an excellently maintained layout await the visiting golfer to Quail Lodge. At times relatively flat, at others more undulating, this parkland golf course may only measure 6500 yards from the tips, but it throws down as good a golfing challenge as you'll find on the Monterey Peninsula.

Stylish, strategic bunkering; plenty of small lakes in play (especially on the closing stretch) and the Carmel River washing alongside some of the holes ensures the need for good course management. Some testingly tight tee-shots, not least at the short par-4 10th hole, will also require accuracy from the tee if you are to score well.

Nestling down in the scenic Carmel Valley there are many wonderfully natural stretches on this layout. Although houses are present alongside some of the holes, more so on the front-nine, they never intrude too closely. Added to the picturesque beauty of the valley, the golf course also contains a pleasant mix of several different tree varieties, further enhancing the course's undoubted parkland charms.

Picturesque views aside, you will need to have homed in on your A-game for the testing and watery final few holes. As you putt out on the par-3 17th green and prepare to play your tee-shot at the par-4 18th, your gallery might just include one of Carmel Valley's more famous residents. The A-frame home perched above you on a small, white cliff belonged to the legendary actress, singer and animal welfare advocate, Doris Day.

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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, peak rate in high season (April thru' Oct): Mon-Thurs $150. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Located just 4 miles from Quail Lodge is Carmel-by-the-Sea, usually just called Carmel. This famous Californian west coast town is endowed with a rich artistic history. In 1910 it was reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts."

The town has had several mayors who were poets or actors including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, and actor-director Clint Eastwood, who was mayor for one term, from 1986 to 1988. Clint Eastwood is a co-owner of Pebble Beach Resorts, with its four championship golf courses (Pebble Beach Links, Spanish Bay, Spyglass Hill and Del Monte); he also owns a private golf course, Tehama, spectacularly located in the hills above Carmel.

Where2Stay

  • Quail Lodge Resort & Golf ClubAAA 4-Diamonds

    8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, CA 93923

    +1 (831) 624 2888

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    [Quail Lodge's hotel is due to re-open in 2013 after closure since 2009]. Prior to its closure Where2Golf wrote: Luxurious rooms, great cuisine and a wide range of activities can be found at Quail Lodge, just minutes from Monterey Bay. Situated in the picturesque Carmel Valley and straddling the Carmel River, Quail Lodge provides you with an ideal and very comfortable base from which to discover Carmel Valley, Big Sur, Monterey and all its fabulous golf courses.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Quail Lodge

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Carmel Valley Ranch

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Pacific Grove; Del Monte; Bayonet; Black Horse; Links at Spanish Bay; Pebble Beach; Spyglass Hill; Poppy Hills.

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