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Quick stop off on the way to San Diego

Great course in good condition. Really friendly reception, particularly Kyle Oliver the General... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
dt191266
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Golf on the Ocean, Hard to Complain Too Much

With such stunning views of the ocean, it is hard to complain much about this course. But, as noted... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Jack D
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Arlington, Virginia
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23 Aug 2018
“Quick stop off on the way to San Diego ”
11 Jul 2017
“Massively overpriced ”
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Great course in good condition. Really friendly reception, particularly Kyle Oliver the General Manager who sorted out my booking from my emails from the UK. Views from some of the holes were breathtaking and the choice of tees made it playable. Got paired up with...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you tee off in the morning it's $175. We had the twilight 2pm rate of $105 and even that is HUGELY over priced. Course condition was poor, pace of play slow, very few distance markers, no GPS, no ice bucket or club/ball cleaners on...More

3  Thank Paula T
Reviewed 5 August 2016

With such stunning views of the ocean, it is hard to complain much about this course. But, as noted by a previous reviewer, this place needs TLC. One clear problem that could be easily remedied is the greens. Does anybody check them in the morning,...More

3  Thank Jack D
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Sandpiper is often referred to as the "poor man's Pebble Beach" because of the property it occupies. Five holes border the Pacific Ocean. The course begins slowly. The first five holes are just average but the course begins to build in quality. As you reach...More

2  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

This place breaks your heart. So many elements to make it a breathtaking municipal and a true must play course. The entire operation is a mess however. Certainly not worth the exorbitant greens fees.

2  Thank BadBlake
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This course is not maintained. Goose droppings all over the 18th green. There are great views but that is it. $160 and you have to purchase drinking water. We cancelled our second round and played a nearby municipal course that was well maintained for one...More

3  Thank Janldu
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I played this course same time last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. This year was very disappointing. The course condition was very poor. A lot of the fairways were average at best. On many of the greens areas of grass had died back, so there...More

2  Thank KiwiReviewr
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Best course in the area of Santa Barbara. Back nine along the sea is wonderful. Grill is ok but not more. Enjoy it.

Thank antonk865
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This golf course is a MUST PLAY if you are in the area. The course is kept up in great shape, and greens were some of the fastest I've played on. It was quite challenging but extremely fun. There are a handful of holes that...More

Thank mattheweilers
Reviewed 1 February 2015

The course is great but the grill is a real secret. Where else can you sit outside admiring the Pacific over rolling green fairways. The place was empty! We savored a tasty grilled sandwich and just admired the sunlight on the waves.

1  Thank OldOldBob
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