Pala Mesa Resort
2001 Old Hwy 395, Fallbrook, California, 92028
Type: Resort
No. Holes: 18
(760) 728-5881
Architect: William H. Johnson (8)
                       Ted Robinson (96)
                      
Golf Course Photo, Pala Mesa Resort, Fallbrook, 92028
About Pala Mesa Resort

Pala Mesa Resort is a Resort 18 hole golf course located in North San Diego County, Fallbrook, California,

Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course opend for play in 1964. The course was designed by William H. Johnson. The course was redesigned by Ted Robinson.

Towering oak, sycamore and elm trees line most of the fairways, and lush turf and colorful flowers enhance the experience.

Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6202 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5096 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 17, a par-5 that plays to 525 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 7, a par-3 that plays to 155 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 6, a 416 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 11, a 473 yard par-5.

Pala Mesa isn’t a bear, but one hole capable of grabbing the attention of even the most skilled players is 312, a par-4 396 yard challenge that features a narrow fairway that feels like a bowling lane from the tee.

#2, a 304 yard par-4 is a fun test with an easily reachable in regulation green guarded by out-of-bounds markers on the left and a rugged mountain landscape on the right.

Fallbrook Golf Resort and Spa is located in the heart of the San Diego’s Temecula Valley wine region. In addition to the golf course, the resort features “The Escape†Spa with plenty of “his Golf and her Spa†Packages, golf schools and lessons by PGA Instructors and the award winning Aqua Terra Restaurant.

This course has been ranked 10 times
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Palm Desert, CA
2012-05-12

(cart included), played on Wednesday, May 2012 at 8am

Gold tee boxes were ratty; often not any where NEAR level anywhere on them. Greens were lumpy and uneven also. Grass on course is a mix of crabgrass, bare spots and turf.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
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Rank ID # : 017783
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Peter Berk
San Diego, CA
2011-11-14

$31 (cart included), played on Monday, November 2011 at 6am

Played it early; finished in just over 3 hours! Challenging but fair. LOTS of traps; I think I found them all. Greens were great; rolled true, few unrepaired ball marks. Super value. Drove up from San Diego: we'll play it again soon.

Would travel: 20-30 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level
 
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None worth mentioning
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Rank ID # : 016425
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John Cawdrey
Walnut, CA
2011-07-28

$61 (cart included), played on Sunday, July 2011 at 6am

The freeway noise is the only con

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 015210
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Magnus Olason
2011-06-30

$46 (cart included), played on Tuesday, April 2011 at 8am

A wonderful course I´m definitely going to play again.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level
 
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Rank ID # : 014644
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Ed Downey
Oceanside, CA
2010-10-17

$36 (cart included), played on Tuesday, October 2010 at 10am

Good, challenging, course. One of my favorites!

Would travel: 20-30 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level
 
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Rank ID # : 011999
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Tony Ciulla
Fallbrook, CA
2010-08-06

$46 (cart included), played on Wednesday, June 2010 at 8am

Challenging fairways, tree lined most fairways, greens put very true. great bar and dining facilities.....

Would travel: 20-30 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 010989
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Jack Coogan
Murrieta, CA
2010-05-20

$36 (cart included), played on Wednesday, April 2010 at 2pm

This course will test your game. So bring it on if you love to GOLF. Jack Coogan

Would travel: 60-120 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 010222
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Tim Hickey
Seaside, CA
2009-07-19

$31 (cart included), played on Wednesday, July 2009 at 4pm

Played course in early 70's a lot, went back to play it again. Still has a nice ambiance and I had fun. Not overly difficult, but some trouble. Nice layout.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 007354
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CC Rider
Santa Rosa, CA
2009-02-18

$46 (cart included), played on Friday, February 2009 at 10am

Average course...at $49 internet price w/cart worth a try. Located adjacent to I-15, some holes next to freeway. Hilly front 9, flat back 9. Lots of OB areas.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: Average course for the area, Better courses for less nearby
 
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Rank ID # : 006259
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Bill Craig
Escondido, CA
2008-03-11

$41 (cart included), played on Monday, March 2008 at 8am

Requires shot making ability and occasionally some length. A fun course to play if you're having a good day.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: Better than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 001820
4.0/5
Based on 10 reviews
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