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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

    Sycuan Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Rural 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).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6687
6151
5555
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.6
70.2
72.5

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 (Willow Glen course)

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

Est. 1953

Singing Hills Golf Resort (Willow 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 Willow Glen course is an out-and-back layout, mainly played away from the clubhouse behind a small range of hills. Nestling down in the glen (Scottish for narrow valley), boulder-clad hills and a limited amount of real estate flank the course on either side. Within its pleasantly natural, parkland setting, the course is home to a liberal scattering of oak, pine, eucalyptus and plane trees, which give good definition to the often tightish fairways.

The excellent par-4 4th and par-4 14th and 15th holes incorporate the only real elevation changes on an otherwise relatively flat and uncontoured layout. The Sweetwater River and three or four small ponds ensure that water hazards pose a threat on several occasions, not least at the par-3 12th, the best hole on the course. This very attractive short hole (186 yards from the back tees) has water from tee-to-green and a picturesque waterfall adorns the rightside of the putting surface.

With on-site accommodations and a casino close at hand, Sycuan is an excellent stay and play location, and a great springboard from which to discover some of San Diego's more demanding golf tracks.

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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