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150 E Avenida Magdalena
San Clemente, CA  92672-3343
United States
P: (949) 361-8380
F: (949) 369-9964
San Clemente Course

18 hole regulation length course

Municipal golf course

72 par | 6,447 yards | 121 slope

70.6 rating | Other grass

Recommend this course: +0 -0

San Clemente Golf Course

The 18-hole "San Clemente" course at the San Clemente Municipal Golf Course facility in San Clemente, California features 6,447 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.The course rating is 70.6 and it has a slope rating of 121 on Other grass. Designed by William P. Bell, ASGCA/(R) William F. Bell, ASGCA, the San Clemente golf course opened in 1928. Dave Cook, PGA manages the course as the Operator.

Course Reviews

Pretty Nice Course! Great Value! Greens are nice and the course is in good shape!!

I was not as impressed with this course as some. It is a good challenge even for better players and scenic, but the ocean is all but invisible. Some greens are guaranteed puzzlers unless you know the course -- I had a 14-foot putt that looked flat but broke almost four feet thanks to the ocean. I played on a Thursday afternoon and it still took 5.5 hours, with always one or two groups on the tee in front. It's set amongst humdrum ritzy beach condos, so it doesn't really feel like a special location. A couple of the holes border a noisy gun range. Good value though.

You wont find a better muni any place. The course has been around since the 1930s so its very mature but well maintained. The fairways are wide and holes into the wind are long. The greens are sneaky fast and tnd the all break toward the ocean. The weather driving range and new bar make this a great place to spend a day.

Great looking course with wonderful views. Shotmaking not as important as putting on this course. Great value!

This course is my favorite full length in Orange County. This course is beautifully maintained and is of exceptional value to any level of golfer. This course has great views and has a brand new clubhouse.

One of the best values in OC, especially at twilight. Well maintained for Muni course.

Million Dollar View

This course has a very flat front nine and a very steep, hilly back nine, so like two courses in one. The views of the ocean are spectacular and surprising for the price of the green fees. The old clubhouse was very sad looking, but that has been leveled and is being replaced by new facilities including restaurant, bar and locker rooms. The local paper reported that the restaurant will be managed by the owner of an upscale popular San Clemente eatery, BeachFire. Hopefully, bringing a successful restauranteur to run the food service will make the meeting and lunch facilities first rate.


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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Richard P. 8 40 32 11/02/10
2 Chirag P. 7 51 44 02/27/08
3 sean H. N/A 46 46 01/05/08
4 Richard P. 8 76 68 03/17/11
5 John G. 10 79 69 08/02/12
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
91 Robert P. 9 89 80 09/26/13
99 Mike M. 20 104 84 09/15/13
98 Brad W. N/A 83 83 11/20/12
20 Greg G. 28 100 72 08/12/12
5 John G. 10 79 69 08/02/12

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About San Clemente Municipal

San Clemente Municipal Golf Course

Golf Only facility

15 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at San Clemente Municipal

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Course Staff

Dave Cook, PGA, Operator
Vinnie Poncino, PGA, Golf Professional
Gus Nelson, Superintendent
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