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Shorecliffs Golf Course

501 Avenida Vaquero, San Clemente, CA 92672-3613
+1 949-492-1177
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Price + Challenge = Great Day

This golf course is a great value. It's a no-frills type of place but there are plenty of great... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2014
Thomas D
Midvale, UT
Challenging Public Course

I have golfed at Shorecliffs for years. It's a laidback course with players of various skill... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2013
Mission Viejo
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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible3%
26 May 2017
“Narrow but fun! Friendly folks!”
19 May 2017
“Women's Golf Club Championship”
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501 Avenida Vaquero, San Clemente, CA 92672-3613
+1 949-492-1177
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

This golf course is a great value. It's a no-frills type of place but there are plenty of great views and nice elevation change throughout the track. It's a fun place to play and it will challenge players of all skill levels. You won't regret...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

I have golfed at Shorecliffs for years. It's a laidback course with players of various skill levels. The atmosphere is relaxed in the clubhouse. Joe, the bartender, is a nice guy who pours a great gin and tonic. There are plenty of TVs in the...More

1  Thank Danean
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I want to like this place because they are nice people, and, I am more or less local. However, I am afraid that Shorecliffs is past its prime and has seen better days. OK if you want to play a round alone, but it is...More

Thank Chas B
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Used to be one of Orange County's most challenging courses due to tall grasses, poor drainage, standing water. But course has been cleaned up and is in reasonably good condition. Interesting layout with challenging holes.

1  Thank Dan P
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Went to play golf with my brother and son this past Wednesday. Had a 12:30 tee off time, start of a great time. The starter was real friendly and helpful. We needed to tee off earlier and he got us out @ 11:30. (Son had...More

1  Thank Padrechris
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Beautiful and challenging golf course. The club house is a bit dated and smells musty. It was a good deal

1  Thank SeaGirl56
Reviewed 29 October 2012

This was my first round at this course. After reading the other reviews i wasn't sure I wanted to play it. I also heard from a local that it isn't that great, but OK for someone learning to play. After playing the course, I can...More

Thank mmLV777
Reviewed 11 July 2012

If you play here in the winter your a fool ! But in the summer its 20 degrees cooler here than anywhere inland and that makes up for a lot . I wont lie to you this course is rough , the greens are pretty...More

2  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Shorecliffs is a very difficult, narrow course with the connections between hole grouping out of a grade B horror movie. That being said, the greens are in decent shape, the trees and hills make a fine backdrop and the price is outstanding and after playing...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed the challenge! Played white tees 6/28/12- shot 100 (5 out of bounds penalties), took about 4:20 min to play. My second time playing the course. The first time (last summer) I lost nine balls. This course is unforgiving for slicers/hookers(?) and the overly...More

1  Thank capoheaven
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