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DeLaveaga Golf and Lodge

401 Upper Park Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-2112
+1 831-423-7214
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Beautiful course, difficult in spots.

The staff was friendly and accommodating. It had rained a lot so the course was very wet and kind... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Anchorage, Alaska
Great Sunday Brunch!

Nice views of the golf course from the upstairs restaurant plus outdoor patio seating. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Terri P
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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DeLaveaga Golf Course is perched atop the hills surrounding Santa Cruz, California, providing championship caliber golf and excellent service to residents and visitors alike. As one of the top ranked public courses in California, DeLaveaga combines striking natural beauty with a challenging and thoughtful course design featuring tree lined fairways, deep canyons, and infamous 10th hole. This beautiful facility offers a full service Golf Shop, a two story lighted driving range and an award-winning restaurant. Open daily from sunrise to sunset.
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9 Mar 2017
“Beautiful course, difficult in spots.”
15 Oct 2016
“Great Sunday Brunch!”
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401 Upper Park Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-2112
+1 831-423-7214
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The staff was friendly and accommodating. It had rained a lot so the course was very wet and kind of rough from previous drought and then soaking rain. It was squishy wet and had not been mowed recently and it was very hard to find...More

Thank nrretreat
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Nice views of the golf course from the upstairs restaurant plus outdoor patio seating. Lots of choices for breakfast / brunch. Generous portions. Enjoyed omelettes and steak sandwich.

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 29 March 2016

First time I played ,I was a single who was welcomed really friendly by a threesome,Pretty rare for someone growing up on the east coast,much friendlier in Cali.I was paired in a cart with Tim Tearhorse who is also the guy in charg of the...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Great lunch spot and good views from a few of the holes. All-in-all, the course is well maintained and fun to play, there are some tough holes, especially for high handicappers. I'll never play the tips there again but will probably go back, and next...More

1  Thank NorWester12
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I wish this could be a review of the course but I stopped by on my way down the coast and even at 1 pm was told there was no way to squeeze in more than 9 holes. A very popular local course that apparently...More

2  Thank Bill V
Reviewed 23 September 2014

18 holes of character. Barranca on the right for 9 holes and then barranca on the left for 9 holes. Every hole is interesting. California drought has it looking a little like Afghanistan right now just off the tees and hard to find a plush...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 July 2014

If you can't hit them straight, stay away. Pretty course with challenging holes. Not much of a clubhouse and not enough water stops so bring plenty. Fun .

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Couldn't understand how a 6000 yd course can have a 137 slope, but now I understand why! Tight fairways require accurate ball placement and correct landing spots. Read some reviews about pace of play, but 2 of us got around on a Friday in ~3:40....More

Thank KYLE L
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Hard to believe, but there aren't any public lighted driving ranges in Monterey (at least none that I could find on the web), so I called here and drove the 40 miles north on Highway 1--which during the day would probably be a beautiful drive,...More

Thank ltw52
Jaime L, Owner at DeLaveaga Golf and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2014

Hi ltw52, Thanks for the great review. We are very proud of our driving range and are glad that you were able to find it! Rest assured, we are continually upgrading the equipment at the range and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks,...More

Reviewed 3 October 2013

Located inside a park; beautiful sylvan setting Friendly pro shop staff and starter Course requires accuracy through narrow fairways Balls hit outside the fairway are lost (down the cliff) & non-searchable (poison ivy!) Wonderful course for average and above golfer The slope of the course...More

Thank Rosquete
Jaime L, Owner at DeLaveaga Golf and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2014

Rosquete, Thank you very much for your posting. Feedback from guests like you allow for us to improve the time of all our visitors. We are constantly striving to provide an outstanding experience and so we apologize if you felt that our marshal did not...More

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