Pacific Grove Golf Links



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Pacific Grove Golf Course - Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Golf Course
Type: Public Municipal
# of Holes: 18
Yards: 5,732
Par: 70
Rating: 67.7
Slope: 119
Grass Type: Greens: Poa annua
Tees & Fairways: Kikuyu
Designer: H. Chandler Eagan 1932 & Jack Neville 1960
Public Rates: $49 weekdays
$59-$69 weekends


Located along the beautiful coastline of the Monterey Peninsula, Pacific Grove Golf Course is a well-maintained municipal course that offers old-world charm. Pacific Grove Golf Links is actually two nine-hole courses. It was Initially designed as a nine-hole course by former U.S. Amateur champion Chandler Egan in 1932. The front-nine leads you through tree-lined residential area of Pacific Grove. The re-routing caused by the opening of the back-nine in 1960 created an interesting start to the course which is characterized by beginning the round with two par three holes (#1 and #2) followed by two par fours (#3 and #4) and then two par fives(#5 and #6.)

The famous golf architect Jack Neville, who also crafted Pebble Beach Golf Links, designed the back-nine to perfection in 1960. The natural terrain of the rocky peninsula appears untouched, as if the only task required to create this course was to sow the seed. The 12th through 15th offer classic links style golf on the very tip of the Monterey Peninsula, surrounded by Pacific Ocean. The back-nine surrounds the Point Pinos Lighthouse, which opened on September 28, 1855, making it the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast. Hole #16 offers an elevated tee box with panoramic views that plays down to the rugged coastline with Crespi Pond (a fresh water pond pictured in the photo above) to the right of the green. Pacific Grove Golf Links has a reputation for being one of the best municipal golf courses in the State of California and is dubbed "the poor man's Pebble Beach" for good reason! It can be crowded on the weekends but weekdays are almost always open.

Interactive Course Map


Scorecard

Front Nine
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out
Mens 151 199 312 265 520 533 310 424 218 2932
Ladies 141 187 298 253 504 521 300 409 207 2820
Handicap 15 9 13 17 7 1 11 3 5  
Par 3 3 4 4 5 5 4 4 3 35
Back Nine
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In
Mens 109 303 513 316 356 397 355 153 298 2800
Ladies 97 265 480 283 328 305 336 100 291 2485
Handicap 18 12 4 10 6 2 8 16 14  
Par 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 35

Pacific Grove Golf Links
77 Asilomar Blvd
Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2037
(831) 648-5775
2 miles from the center of Monterey.
Pacific Grove Golf Links Website

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