Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club is a Public 18 hole golf course located in Santa Clara, California.
The golf course at Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club first opened for play in 1987. The course was designed by Robert Muir Graves
The Santa Clara Golf Course features gently rolling fairways, 58 bunkers and several water hazards. Conveniently located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, the par 72 course is a fun and challenging layout for golfers of all skill levels. All the fairways are narrow, and the greens are very fast. A wide variety of different-shaped greenside sand bunkers have been incorporated into this course's design.
From the back tees the course plays to 6704 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5492 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 5, a par-5 that plays to 556 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 8, a par-3 that plays to 140 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 5, a 556 yard par-5 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 18, a 493 yard par-5. The signature hole at the Santa Clara Golf Course is #6, a 232-yard, par 3. This hole features both a scenic lake, plus a creek that flows alongside the fairway.
$26 (cart included), played on Wednesday, May 2017 at 12:52 PM
Excellent greens that rolled consistently and true. Fun layout that challenges your shot and club selection. Joined a twosome that were locals and fun. Appreciated the ambience.
$21 (cart not included), played on Tuesday, March 2013 at 8am
The fairways need some work. They were aerating 1/2 of each green. The greens were good. People need to fix their ball marks. Pace of play was good and value for residents is always great!!!
$51 (cart not included), played on Friday, June 2011 at noon
I've played Santa Clara many, many times. The condition of the course varies, but is always decent. Pace of play is a real problem in the afternoons. Back ups on holes 2, 4, 6, & 7 are common. The Marshal's seem to be helpless at moving players along.
$16 (cart not included), played on Thursday, April 2011 at 2pm
I enjoy the course and the staff if TOP NOTCH. Friendly and very helpful. Windy some days but thats golf.
$26 (cart not included), played on Wednesday, April 2010 at 2pm
Afternoons are always windy. Play it from the back tees in the wind and it's a decent challenge. Fairways are very spotty. Greens are slow with little variation. Twilight rate is worth it in the summer as you can usually finish 18.
$46 (cart included), played on Sunday, June 2009 at 6am
the restaurant management - which runs the bar and the course beverage cart - needs to be changed. They care nothing about golfers. They will close the bar to have a wedding on a Saturday or a Sunday giving no option to a golfer.
$16 (cart not included), played on Wednesday, April 2009 at 8pm
A Santa Clara resident gets a great deal on the price. Its a Muni, so its not Pebble Beach. The staff is incredable and the course is quite fun. Wide fairways and not much O.B. Watch for wind in afternoons.
$36 (cart included), played on Thursday, January 2009 at 10am
Condition of this course varies widely. While the greens were in excellent shape this time they could be a disaster in a month or two. The fairways are decent at best. Many dead areas that the course seems to have given up on fixing or they just ignore them. Excellent layaout and a fairly good challenge.
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