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Pasatiempo Golf Club

18 Clubhouse Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-1802
+1 831-459-9155
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An Alister MacKenzie masterpiece

My two sons, a friend, and I played here today and thoroughly enjoyed our round. The course is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Oakland, California
Great course, very difficult greens.

The course architect was Alistair McKenzie who designed Augusta National and many other top notch... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff T
Maryville, Tennessee
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Spanish for "passing of time," this delightful 18-hole golf course overlooks scenic Monterey Bay providing both beauty and challenge to amateur and pro golfers alike.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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18 Clubhouse Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-1802
+1 831-459-9155
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My two sons, a friend, and I played here today and thoroughly enjoyed our round. The course is beautiful, the holes are interesting, and the greens are very tough to putt. We played a 2-man scramble format that made the day much more enjoyable than...More

Thank MauriceTheTourGuide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The course architect was Alistair McKenzie who designed Augusta National and many other top notch courses. The greens are very undulated and reminiscent of Augusta. It's particularly difficult golfing the first time. If you don't know where to place your approach shots you're left with...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps we got lucky with the time of year, but this was the most immaculate golf course I've ever played; you felt guilty taking a divot from the pristine fairways or making a pitch mark on the perfect greens (which I wish I'd done more!)....More

Thank WillBrooks70
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Pasatiempo is a wonderful track that should leave any golfer happy and impressed. Played recently and was in top shape, although the greens were extremely fast and challanging. Also, bunkers everywhere! Enjoyed back 9 more as there are some truly memorable holes (10, 11, 16,...More

Thank Bucky6478
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

If you are golf aficionado, Pasitempo is course you must play. It's expensive for a non member $240 w/out cart but playing and seeing the design and challenges are truly enjoyable. The greens are well protected with deep bunkers. Forget about your score as mid...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

No doubt this is a really good golf course. How could it not be after being penned by the same hand that gave us Augusta National and Cypress Point. However, riding on the power of this brand to peg the price @ $262.00 a round...More

Thank 809kevinw
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Legendary status lives up to the hype. Staff is exceptional, engaging, and encouraging. The course is extraordinary. No flat lies, greens that are steep and slick, rough that is thick. Bunkers are typical of Dr. MacKenzie's designs. Worth the price. The course that Julie Inkster...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I don't have much to add to the other reviews. Alister MacKenzie chose to live on this course and it really is quite beautiful. The course is in amazing shape, the staff is first class, the food in the clubhouse is pretty good. The greens...More

Thank mous
Reviewed 25 February 2016

From the moment we arrived to the conclusion of our round there was nothing that could be faulted. Staff greeted us warmly and could not have been more helpful or accommodating. The course is a visual and golfing treat with spectacular vistas and challenging holes....More

1  Thank Racey7
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Being from Massachusetts I do not often get the opportunity to play in California so when a friend "won" an auction to play Pebble and Spyglass and I was invited to come along I leapt at the opportunity. We decided to extend our stay and...More

1  Thank Jonathan L
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Courses are really charging a lot these days in this area. Yes, Pasatiempo is $200 or more, and yes, it is worth it. It is historic and has some amazing attributes, and the greens are the closest thing you will ever see to... More