Golf Course Photo, Sandpiper Golf Course, Goleta, 93117
Sandpiper Golf Course
Played on April 2017
7925 Hollister Ave, Goleta, California, 93117
1 Ranking
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Bill Homyak

$56 (cart included), played on Thursday, April 2017 at 7:00 AM

Sandpiper was in great shape on the day we played it. The fairways, greens, and bunkers were all top-notch. Having grown up playing Torrey Pines, I was expecting a similar experience at Sandpiper. And, for the most part, it was a fun course to play. However, after playing it, I felt that too many holes were a bit plain and too similar to other holes. Sure, the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th holes (which hug the cliffs) are pretty nice but came away from this course a bit disappointed. Don't get me wrong, if I lived nearby I would play it often, but will probably not drive from San Diego to play it again. The fairways are generous but if you venture about 10 feet off the fairways you can be in very long grass that makes for a lot of lost balls. Pick one club more as the heavy ocean air seems to take about 5-10 yards off your irons. Great staff and I was really impressed with the condition of the greens. A fun day.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: Average course for the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
Staff, No Houses on Course
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Rank ID # : 028776