Stevinson Ranch Golf Club


2700 N. Van Clief Rd, Stevinson, California 95374

  • Office

    +1 (209) 664 6466
  • Pro shop

    +1 (877) 716 1818
  • Fax

    +1 (209) 668 6909
  • Academy

    Stevinso Ranch Golf School

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    John Harbottle III and owner George Kelley.

SSS or slope






How to get there:

24 miles SE of Modesto

FROM MERCED follow 140 West. After 17.5 miles turn right into Van Clief Rd. After 1 mi turn right into 3rd Ave and Stevinson Ranch GC. FROM HWY I-5, take exit 418, and head east on Sullivan Rd (Hwy 140). Stay on Hwy 140 as you go through Gustine; follow direction Stevinson/Merced. After approx 11 mi turn left into Van Clief Rd. After 1 mi turn right into 3rd Ave and Stevinson Ranch GC.

Stevinson Ranch Golf Club

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

Est. 1995

Stevinson Ranch Golf Club: GOLF COURSE WAS CLOSED IN 2015 on a permanent basis.

[Original Where2Golf description]: The Savannah Course at Stevinson Ranch was completed in 1995. In 1996 and 1997 it was already hosting US Open Qualifying tournaments, and garnering many awards. Located in California's San Joaquin Valley (known locally as "The Valley"), there is no denying the quality of design and presentation here. Occupying relatively flat terrain, there is a very open, expansive and linksy feel to the two, anti-clockwise nine-hole loops, with many characteristics inspired by the great links courses of Britain & Ireland.

Stray too far offline from the square-cut tee boxes, and long, knee-high native grasses provide an uncompromising resting place for your ball. A full array of bunkering, small and large, is deployed along the good-width fairways and around the large and seriously sloping greens. Blending into the greens themselves, you will find slick run-off areas that will quickly carry your ball down and away from the putting surface.

Good earthmounding has created some gentle, rolling undulations, as well as plenty of interest around the greens, while many acres of existing wetlands have been preserved and utilised as natural hazards. The closing trio, a par-3, 4 and 5, are all dangerously flanked by a sizeable creek (Adams Ditch).

With flat farmland all around and in the far distance the beginnings of the Sierra Nevada mountains, there is very little housing in view from this wonderfully natural and always challenging course. Unquestionably, one of the best "Jewels of The Valley."

List of courses: Around San Francisco


Who can play and when?

Course permanently closed in 2015.

Green fees

Course permanently closed in 2015.

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Stevinson Ranch is a member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System, committed to the maintenance and development of the natural environment around the golf course. In 1996 the Savannah Course became the fourth golf course in the world to receive the coveted Audubon International Signature designation.


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