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“Great shape for a drought course”

San Ramon Royal Vista Golf Course
Ranked #4 of 11 things to do in San Ramon
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Owner description: This 18-hole public golf course stretches 6,466 yards from the championship tees, with a rating of 72.0 and slope of 122.
Reviewed 13 August 2014

I hadn't played here in over 10 years so was real pleased to see that it is still in excellent shape thanks to reclaimed water being used. The greens were fast and in good repair. However some dolt in the group ahead of us dragged their feet all the time and messed it up a bit. But that is just an irresponsible golfer not the course. It is level and the fairways forgiving. It has a few challenging dog legs and lakes that make target golf essential. Still a good course and the pros and cafe are good too. Prices are good.

Thank fgwbita
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

superb golf course. playing there is a treat. food back in bar/ restaurant was awesome.sunday brunch is excellent

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Reviewed 31 March 2014

I and my family play here once a year for the past 4 years and have always enjoyed this course. It may not be an elite course but it has always been maintained appropriately. The high note, the staff!!!! Hard to find a more accommodating and friendly staff at any golf course, we have always been treated really well and that is why I wanted to write this review.

For the course itself, I have to say this year was the best I have seen the condition of the fairways and greens. The sand traps are a wee bit rough, need sand. Great course to walk, not too hilly and fairly flat.

1  Thank Molins3
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Ladies--stay away!!!! Lots of long par 5s with an unequal starting tee blocks. May be good if you like hitting your fairway woods/hybrids over and over and over. Some bad angles from the red tees. High fences near some tee boxes are very distracting. Bumpy, uneven course shows lack of good landscaping over the decades. I just don't like playing here.

btw, name changed from Royal Vista to San Ramon Golf Club. Marketing has put out some misleading offers--read it carefully and ask questions. It may not be what you think.

Thank linds127
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Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

This is a fun public course to play but you can tell it's not being managed by a rich big company. It would be nice if they would put sand in the bunkers instead of dirt. Yes they improved the driving range but the track itself still needs lots of improvements.

Thank Milt R
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