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Half Moon Bay Golf Links

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Address: 2000 Fairway Drive, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone Number:
+1 650-726-1800
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Wed - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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This resort offers two championship golf courses, the 18-hole Ocean Course...

This resort offers two championship golf courses, the 18-hole Ocean Course and the par-72 Old Course, both with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

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Challenging, scenic

Title says it all. Beautiful, challenging. Fun. Really can't go to wrong. Only critique is that for the $$ may expect a bit more service. The halfway snack bar was closed, no one... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 May 2015
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Walnut Creek, CA
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Arcata, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

My son and I played the Half Moon Bay Golf Links on May 16 (Ocean Course) and 17 (Old Course), 2015. Both course offered great layouts and challenging play. We happened to play when the wind was not much of a factor but if the wind is ripping off of the ocean, it is even more challenging. The Ocean Course... More 

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Walnut Creek, CA
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53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

Title says it all. Beautiful, challenging. Fun. Really can't go to wrong. Only critique is that for the $$ may expect a bit more service. The halfway snack bar was closed, no one around to clean clubs end of day (not that I really expect this, but many other courses in resort areas do it). Nice bar/club hours. Happy that... More 

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Thank cherole
Vancouver, Canada
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Staff were friendly, location is great, just 30 minutes out of San Francisco and great golf course. Mullins Restaurant had good food and pro shop were accommodating and allowed us out early without any additional charge.

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Thank Cherie1063
Guildford, United Kingdom
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569 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

We played both courses on a package at the hotel. The Old course was in the better condition and arguably less tricky than the Ocean ,the last 3 holes were really demanding. When we played the Ocean the sea mist came in and that was a challenge to say the least fortunately it lifted after the first 3 holes otherwise... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

Played Ocean course on way back to SFO from Pebble Beach. If done correctly - would play here first and then PB - because anything after PB is a step down. California has drought conditions - so the course was lacking water - which is why we didn't play Pasatiempo. The Ocean course has great finishing holes 16-18 that is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

Ocean in my opinion is better. Old course is interesting as well. They are pricey and probably a bit overrated on a National scale but given its the Bay Area, pretty good for public access.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014

Sometimes luck is with you when you can play this gorgeous course on a warm sunny day in Half Moon Bay. The course is fun to play and the views are amazing. (Note: If one does not play golf, there is a public access beach and walking paths here too.)

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Tiburon, California
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130 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

The Ocean course is the best fun of the two courses here. The green are always in top shape and you seldom feel rushed to play. look-out as there are many places to louse your balls! You can walk or cart this course and that is a nice option

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

I have only played the old course, and to be honest, I will not rush back to play it again. It was in pretty ordinary condition and apart from the last 2 holes, it is a very non-impressive lay-out. The resort offers good facilities though.

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Thank Werner S
Tulare, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

My sons played this course, they have played in some great courses, but they said this one was the best, they played the ocean course at the Ritz, The day before we walked the ocean trail that in some parts hugs the golf course, you actually walk on the golf cart path they both felt that it helped them seeing... More 

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