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Address: 5200 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA
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"Rancho" is an 18-hole, par 56, executive golf course, ideal for...

"Rancho" is an 18-hole, par 56, executive golf course, ideal for family golfing, and offering a short game practice area and driving range.

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Good for kids and beginners

This small par three is a good place to learn golf. Clark Renner is a great instructor, and the driving range is large. The 18 holes are fun and will get you up to speed with your... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
baltoro
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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588 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This small par three is a good place to learn golf. Clark Renner is a great instructor, and the driving range is large. The 18 holes are fun and will get you up to speed with your iron play. The prices are good.

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Vista, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Super fun way to spend a few hours! I'm sure professionals would look right past this great gem in Carlsbad. That's okay. It's a fun little course with some challenges here and there. To be fair, I'm NOT a golfer. I went as a gift to my husband, who does play and plays well when he gets more time on... More 

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San Diego, California
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588 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The course is short but difficult with narrow fairways and a lot of rough. the price is good. Bring lots of golf balls.

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Short little par 3 executive course with surprisingly good greens. Not so with tee boxes (wasn't even sure there was a tee box on one hole) and fairways, but what the heck it's fun. Sand traps are okay. Rates very reasonable. No carts. Walking only. Very nice driving range with an upper deck on mats and then a lower area... More 

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San Diego, California
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588 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Rancho Carlsbad is a par three course a couple of miles east off highway 5 in Carlsbad. It features small greens and some target golf. it is fun and the course is in good shape, There is an excellent driving range and small pro shop and restaurant.There are several good teaching pros there. My instructor is Clark Renner, who is... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

We've been frequenting this course for a few years now and as locals find it relaxed and a good value. The instructors are friendly and laid back and the greens are usually in good shape. Unfortunately, it seems that the new management hasn't done much to improve the place other than raising prices.

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Inwood, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

Granted this is a smaller course it was not bad. The rental clubs were nothing special. If you are looking for a good value for your dollar this is a great course to go to.

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012

Great 18 hole Par 3 that you can get through in under 2 hours and really focus on your short game. The driving range is great and price can't be beat. Also love the staff, always friendly. Ask for Brad if your looking to get custom fit

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San Diego, California
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

I learned to play golf on this course over 30 years ago so I am not sure if my rating is objective or if it is borne from decades of home-town comfort. In any event I now play there with my grown sons and friends. While in the larger sense the course is as predictable as any par-3 little course... More 

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Kingsville, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

Many ranges in this area only offer artificial mats ( The Crossings and even hi end Aviara on weekdays ) ...you can pay $2 more to get the yellow bucket and use a nice grass area for your practice. For that reason alone it gets 4 stars. Their 'large' bucket is 100 balls - that is a lot of balls... More 

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