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Singing Hills Golf Resort

3007 Dehesa Rd,

El Cajon, California 92019

  • Office

    +1 (619) 442 3425
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 457 5568 (toll free)
  • Golf pro

    Robert S. Madsen (Director of Instruction)
  • Academy

    Singing Hills Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Original design for all 54 holes at Singing Hills by William Park "Billy" Bell & Cecil Holingsworth (1953); redesign of Oak Glen and Willow Glen courses by Ted Robinson Sr (1967 & 1980); modifications to Oak Glen course by Dave Fleming (1991).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6682
6039
5549
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
71.9
69
71.4

At the same location:

The three 18-hole courses at Singing Hills Resort are: Willow Glen course (par-72; 6687 yds from back tees; rating 72.3); Oak Glen course (par-72; 6682 yds; rating 71.8); Pine Glen par-3 course (par-54; 2508 yds; rating 53.4).

Location

Latitude:

32.784843

Longitude:

-116.884118

How to get there:

18 miles E of San Diego

Just east of El Cajon, leave the Interstate Freeway (I-8) at the 2nd St exit, and head south on 2nd St (Hwy 54). After o.5 miles go straight across at traffic lights, where 2nd St becomes Jamacha Rd. After o.7 miles turn left, and head east on E. Washington Ave. After o.6 miles go straight across at traffic lights, where Wasington Ave becomes Dehesa Rd. After approx 2 miles, golf entrance is on your right.

Singing Hills Golf Resort (Oak Glen course)

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

Est. 1953

Singing Hills Golf Resort (Oak Glen course): Formerly called Sycuan Resort and before that Singing Hills Country Club, the extensive facilities at Singing Hills include the enjoyable Oak Glen and Willow Glen championship golf courses, and the also 18-hole Pine Glen par-3 course. These popular and well-maintained layouts may not be San Diego's longest or most demanding, but they offer relatively easy-going, easy-walking outings in a pleasantly natural parkland setting.

The Oak Glen course is laid out in two nine-hole loops. Boulder clad hills, home to a smattering of unobtrusive real estate, rise up on either side of the glen (Scottish for narrow valley), which is in fact the start of the Dehesa Valley. This relatively flat course occupies the valley floor, with the Sweetwater River and four small ponds ensuring the presence of water hazards on several occasions.

Only at the tee-boxes of the par-3 6th and par-5 7th will you have any sense of elevation change; the par-5 7th also being one of the tightest holes, skirting alongside a nicely wooded hillside. Feeling a little more compact than its companion, although with generally more room for your tee-shots, the fairways here are lightly tree-lined with oaks, pine and tall eucalyptus trees all in evidence. Most of the bunkering is found around the not overly elevated greens, which provide plenty of chip & run possibilities when approach shots land either short or wide.

The toughest hole is the par-4 5th, requiring a carry over the river then a long approach into a tight, partly tree-encircled green. The well bunkered and slightly downhill par-3 15th is our pick of the short holes.

Stay & Play at Singing Hills: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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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 (walking/riding rates): weekdays $85/105; Sat/Sun $105/125.

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

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Not only can the Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan boast two championship golf courses, an 18-hole par-3 course, hotel, casino, spa and many other sports and leisure activities, but it also has an extensive golf shop, with a large selection of equipment and apparel for women golfers as well as men.

The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation is a small tribal band of Mission Indians hailing from around El Cajon. The Sycuan people have lived in the San Diego area for nearly 12,000 years. Currently, there are 130 tribal members who pass down many time-honoured traditions to keep their heritage and customs alive. As a Native American Indian tribe, Sycuan is an independent, sovereign nation with its own democratically elected government, the Tribal Council. The Sycuan people abide by tribal laws as well as state and federal laws.

Where2Stay

  • Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan

    3007 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA 92019

    +1 (619) 442 3425

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    Owned and operated by the Sycuan Tribal Development Corporation, Singing Hills Golf Resort includes more than 425 acres of picturesque mountain terrain, and offers two 18-hole championship courses, an 18-hole par-3 course, excellent practice facilities, 100 course side guest rooms, fine dining, the Primrose Spa, tennis courts and a nearby casino.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Singing Hills (Oak Glen and Willow Glen courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Steele Canyon

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Riverwalk; Barona Creek; Mt Woodson.

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