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Address: 5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550-9645
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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San Francisco Bay Area’s premier golf course, The Course at Wente Vineyards...

San Francisco Bay Area’s premier golf course, The Course at Wente Vineyards opened in July 1998. Designed by golfing great Greg Norman, the 18-hole championship course is a picturesque 7,181-yard, par-72, upscale, daily-fee golf course tucked away in the scenic Livermore Valley, 50 minutes east of San Francisco. With three distinct topographies, native woodlands, mature vineyards and rolling hills of natural grasslands, The Course at Wente Vineyards offers extraordinary visual panoramas and a diversity of play unmatched in the Bay Area. Designed for both novice and pro, The Course has played host to the Livermore Valley Wine Country Championship, part of the PGA Tour’s Nationwide Tour.

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Best public course in the East Bay

Greg Norman did an outstanding job designing this beautiful course set among the hills and vineyards in Livermore. Each hole is interesting and challenging. My friend and I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Oakland, California
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The golf course is pleasant not overly challenging and has nice staff but I am not not convinced it's worth the 160 bucks it will cost you to play if you hire clubs. However what makes it somewhere to actively avoid especially given the cost are the changing rooms (see photo) or rather the urinal because that is where you... More 

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Greg Norman did an outstanding job designing this beautiful course set among the hills and vineyards in Livermore. Each hole is interesting and challenging. My friend and I played here last week and in order to relax and really enjoy the day, we decided to play a scramble. That was definitely the way to go for us. On every hole... More 

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Livermore, California
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This course is located in Livermore, CA. It is a beautiful and challenging course. The staff is helpful and the food is amazing! Go! You will not be disappointed!

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Thank flowermanfan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Nice place to have lunch and a glass of wine, mixed drink or a draft beer while sitting on a large outdoor patio surrounded by trees and a beautiful golf course or sitting inside a nice air conditioned grill watching your favorite sports program eating a burger or just an appetizer from the basic menu. The service is outstanding with... More 

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Thank Corey C
San Jose, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

I have played here before and it is always a challenge. It is long and there are plenty of hazards. It is in great condition and the little restaurant has some good stuff.

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Thank Johnny S
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you! Great course, in great condition, view from top is breathtaking. Lombard street is fun to drive up. Be sure to have a good cart! staff are very helpful.

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Thank Sandra M
Livermore, ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I live on the same street as Wente and although I've been to the winery, concerts, and restaurant, I've never golfed there as we normally hit the less expensive courses in town. My spouse won a free play at on a weekday and a shared cart for two so we took the day off yesterday and hit the greens! Wow,... More 

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Thank Kelly C
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Course is well maintained, layout is one where no two holes look the same. After finishing front nine head up "Lombard Street", winding cart path that takes you to top of vineyard, and starts back 9. Only drawback is course bar and patio close early.

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

The golf course at Wente Vineyards has golf facilities. Golf course is in good shape and can be challenging when the wind comes up. There is a good restaurant and even a wine tasting room across the parking lot. Definitely a place to consider when you are in the area.

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Elsinore, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

Wonderful course. So many wonderful views from tees high above the fairway. The course was perfectly maintained, the greens fast and nice. Perfect service from the staff. Driving range with a beautiful view over the valley. The only problem we met was that balls need to be handpicked from the range and during that time, range is closed. Hope the... More 

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