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Great views and fun course to play.

If I didn't stay across the street at Marina Inn, I would have never known this course existed... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
west coast
Fun Links Course

How difficult this course plays depends on how hard the wind is blowing. Being a relatively flat... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
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At par 72 and 7,015 yards in length, this course is the second longest in California, featuring sweeping views of San Francisco Bay from every hole.
13800 Monarch Bay Dr, San Leandro, CA 94577-6401
+1 510-895-2162
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

If I didn't stay across the street at Marina Inn, I would have never known this course existed! Kevin was very friendly and helpful, in the pro shop. Rented clubs, which are new Taylormade M2's and they have brand new push carts, as this is...More

Thank propredicr
Reviewed 12 July 2017

How difficult this course plays depends on how hard the wind is blowing. Being a relatively flat links course near the San Francisco Bay, it's main defense against golfers is the blowing wind which normally picks up by early afternoon. The trailing wind is a...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is located at the coast of the San Francisco Bay. So the view is beautiful no matter what time of the day it is. But the wind picks up in the afternoon. So the back nine holes are much more challenging although the course...More

Thank Larry94577
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Caught a beautiful day here at Monarch Bay Golf. Early October golf with only a slight breeze and a cool view across the bay to SF. The course has a pretty good special that offers 18 holes of golf, cart, cheeseburger and two beers for...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Attended a golf church charity event one Saturday morning. This course provided plenty of challenges for the average duffer. From thick roughs, high winds, tree lines to bunkers in the middle of fairways! Bring plenty of golf balls and your patience. The pace can get...More

Thank Manny L
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Monarch Bay Golf course , good public course with views of San Francisco and the bay . Good complex with all the practice facilities , restuarant and a nice 9 hole par 3 course next door. Afternoon play challanging due to windy conditions , specials...More

Thank Jeff Q
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Course was superb and green fees the best I have ever had a pleasure to pay. We will be back many more times!!

Thank Armando A
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This golf course has a nice practice range as well as a nice golf course. The golf course has nice views of the bay. It also has a pro shop. The golf course is close to the Marina area of San Leandro.

Thank mini
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Beautiful and well maintained golf course just south of Oakland Airport. The course offers senior discounts or discounts for San Leandro Marina guests. There is a snack bar and bar. The pro shop is well stocked, full driving range, putting green, and chipping green available....More

Thank George S
Reviewed 25 July 2012 via mobile

I can't speak on the 18 hole course as we played the 9 hole! I staff was friendly no long waits carts were clean course was fun !! I am a beginner golfer & this course was perfect not to mention the beautiful surroundings &...More

Thank ChellyG
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