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Morro Bay Golf Course  
201 State Park Road Morro Bay, 93442 
Pro Shop: 805-772-4341 
Reservations: 805-782-8060 


Driving Range, Practice Greens, Club House 
BLUE Rating: Par: 70.4  Yardage: 6360  Slope: 118  Course record: 64 
Designed in 1929 by Russell Neyes  

 

This 18-hole public course with its picturesque layout and Morro Bay State Park location is one of the busiest courses in the state..  It is also the only course located in a California state park.  Ocean views from almost every hole, slightly hilly play with tree-lined fairways and long, undulating greens remind you of  Spyglass or Poppy Hills.  

 

Few traps (4) and bunkers are part of design and help speed up play. Location: Head north from San Luis Obispo, take  Highway 101 and exit on Highway 1 to Morro Bay. Follow the Morro Bay State Park signs to the course. 

 
 

Other Central Coast Courses include: 

 

Avila Beach Resort  Avila Beach Road Avila Beach, 93424  805-595-23071968 
BLUE Rating: Par: 70.9  Slope: 122   Yardage: 6443  
Designed by: Desmond Muirhead 1968, Course record, Tom Stankowski : 63. 
Take the Avila Beach exit off Highway 101 north of Pismo Beach and drive west for three miles to the entrance of the San Luis Bay Inn. Turn right and follow the signs to the club.  
  
Best Western Sea  250 Howard Street  Los Osos, 93402   805-528-1788 
WHITE Rating: Par: 71  Yardage: 2728  
This is a public course. well-maintained with more than 200 trees lining the narrow fairways. Most are  pine trees that are over 25 years old. The first fairway has been removed and relocated to make way for a parking lot. Located off Highway 101 in Los Osos, take the Los Osos Valley Road exit and drive west to the course, which is about 11 miles from the highway. Take the entrance to Montana de Oro State Park. 

 

Black Lake Golf Resort -  Lakes/Oaks Course 1490 Golf Course Lane  Nipomo, CA 93444 805-343-1214  Course Type: Public Resort  Design: Ted Robinson, 1965/1996 
This Hilly, 18 hole, Resort course features many trees. Golfers will face narrow fairways that feature Kikua/Poa turf and putting greens that feature Bentgrass. 

 

Chalk Mountain Golf Course  10000 El Bordo Road Atascadero, 93422  Pro Shop: 805-466-8848  
 BLUE  Rating:  72.2  Slope: 123  Yardage:  6299   Design: Robert Muir Graves, 1980  Course record: Dean Greene,  64. 
This public  course is available for outside tournaments. Reservations can be booked seven days.  Is a short, narrow course set in the mountains among groves of oak trees. Play a few times to score well. The fourth hole, a 406-yard par 4 is "Cardiac Hill," with straight uphill play. The tendency is to come up short. Accuracy off the tee is a must.   
Off Highway 101 at the south end of Atascadero, exit at Santa Rosa Avenue heading east. Follow the Heilman Regional Park signs out El Camino Real and El Bordo Road to the course. 

 

Cypress Ridge  780 Cypress Ridge Parkway  Arroyo Grande, CA 93420   888-781-GOLF 
Course Type:  Public  Design: Peter Jacobsen/Jim Hardy, 1999 
this rolling , 18 hole, Public course features many trees and bunkers. Golfers will face open fairways that feature Rye turf and putting greens that feature Bentgrass turf. Walking is allowed. Other amenities at the golf course include a driving range, putting green, chipping area, practice bunker, and food and beverages are served at this course.  Certified as a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, a not-for-profit environmental organization which focuses on sustainable development. 
cypressridge.com/course.htm 

 

Dairy Creek   2990A Dairy Creek Road San Luis Obispo, 93401  Pro Shop: 805-782-8050 Tee Times: 805-782-8060 
BLUE Rating:   Par: 71  Yardage: 6548  Design: John Harbottle, 1997 
The links-style public course is defined by rolling hills, large greens, and plenty of wind. The number-one handicap hole is the par-5, 549-yard double dogleg fifth hole with a creek running through the fairway.  
On Highway 1 just north of the San Luis Obispo exit on Dairy Creek Drive. Take a right on Dairy Creek and make your first left. The course will be on your left. 

Hunter Ranch Golf Course  4041 Highway 46 East Paso Robles, 93446  Pro Shop: 805-237-7444  
BLUE Rating: Par: 72.2  Slope: 128   Yardage: 6741   Design: Kenneth Hunter, Mike  McGinnis and Paul Casas.  Course record: James Lee,  67 
Public course is heavily bunkered with rolling hills and an abundance of mature oak trees. Water on four holes. Some greens are  tiered. Holes 11 through 14 are Hunter Ranch's version of Amen Corner at Augusta National Golf Club.    
From Highway 101, drive east on Highway 46  for 3.5 miles to the course. 

 

La Purisima Golf Course  3455 State Hwy 246, Lompoc 93436  805-735-8395 
Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par): Blue 74.9/143, 7105 (72); Architect: Robert Muir Graves :Location: Hwy 101 to Hwy 246 (Buellton exit); west 12 miles to entrance. 

 

Links Course at Paso Robles   5151 Jardine Road Paso Robles, 93446  Pro Shop: 805-227-4567 
BLACK  Rating:  Par:  73.3   Slope: 118  Yardage: 7056   Design: Rudy Duran, 1996 
Public course is a traditional links-style with generous  fairways where wind is a  factor. The course gives you plenty of options for several types of shots. If you're going to score well,  besides hitting the ball well, course management is a must.  
On Highway 101 take the 46 East exit, follow to Jardine Road. Take a left on Jardine and the course will be on your left. 

 

Marshallia Ranch Golf Course  Vandenberg AFB 93437  805-734-1333  
Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par): Blue 73.4/130, 6845 (72); Course Type: MIL; Play Policy: MG; Green Fees: 
Location: Hwy 101 north to Hwy 1, Lompoc-Vandenberg AFB exit (just beyond Gaviota); north to Vandenberg AFB turn right on Hwy 1 to San Antonio Rd. West, turn left follow road to stop sign; turn left on Lompoc-Casmallia Rd.  Follow for approx. 200 yds make right to course. 
 
Paso Robles Golf Club    1600 Country Club Drive Paso Robles, 93446 Pro Shop: 805-238-4722 Clubhouse: 805-238-47101960  
BLACK Rating:  Par:  70.1   Slope: 121  Yardage: 6195  Design: Bert Stamps,  1960  Course record: 64. 
This walkable course is a shot-makers course, with water coming into play on 15 holes. The sixth hole is one of the county's  toughest par 4. This course will test your golf skills.  
Travel 27 miles north of San Luis Obispo on Highway 101 to the Spring Street exit in Paso 
Robles. Turn right onto Niblick Bridge and drive to Country Club Drive. 
 
Pismo State Beach Golf Course   Pismo State Beach Golf Course  25 Grand Avenue Grover Beach, 93433  Pro Shop: 805-481-5215   Par: 64  Yardage: 2795  Built: 1967 
Reservations are not accepted on this public course. All play is on a first-come, first-served basis. It is a flat course with  water on seven holes, plus excellent ocean views. There are no sand traps. Monterey pines line the fairways and get a lot of action. This is a good course for beginners.  Course is available for outside tournaments. 
On Highway 1 in Grover City, turn right on Grand Avenue toward the beach and follow it to the course. 

 

Rancho Maria Golf Club 1950 Casmalia Road, Santa Maria 93455   805-937-2019  
Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par): Blue 70.2/119, 6384 (72); Architect: Bob Baldock  Course Type: PB; Play Policy: O;  
From Hwy 101, take Orcutt-Clark  Ave.  exit and go west on Clark Ave. for 1.5 miles  (through town of Orcutt) to Hwy 1; right for 1.5 miles to club. 

 

San Luis Obispo Golf & Country Club  255 Country Club Drive  San Luis Obispo, 93401  Pro Shop: 805-543-4035  Clubhouse: 805-543-3400 
BLUE  Rating: Par:  72.5    Slope: 129   Yards: 6714  Design: Bert Stamps, 1957  Course record: Loren Roberts, 64 
This is a private course. Reciprocal play is accepted with members of other private clubs; otherwise, members and guests only.  Course is available for outside tournaments on Mondays with board approval. Rolling course plays longer than it looks because of the lush fairways that provide little roll. Thick stands of pine trees line the fairways, waiting for errant tee shots. The greens are protected by strategically placed bunkers.  
Take the Marsh Street exit off Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo and turn right. Travel to Broad Street  (Highway 227) and turn right. Drive 4.5 miles to Los Ranchos Road, then right to Country Club Drive and right again to the club. 

 

Santa Maria Country Club  505 West Waller Lane, Santa Maria 93455 Golf Shop: 805-937-2027 
Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par):  Blue 71.8/129, 6458 (72) Course Type: PR; Play Policy: R-MG;  
Hwy 101, south of Santa Maria to  Betteravia exit; west to Broadway; south to Waller Ln; right to club. 
  
Sunset Ridge Golf Club 1424 Fairway Drive, Santa Maria 93455   805-347-1070 
Nine-Hole Course  Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par):  White 56.1/84, 3046 (56)   Architect: Tom Howell  Course Type: PB; Play Policy: O  
From Hwy 101, exit at Betteravia;  turn west and proceed approximately 3 miles to  Blosser (Skyway) Rd; turn left and go  approximately 1/2 mile to Fairway Dr; turn right  and proceed approximately 1/4 mile to club. 
 
The Village Country Club 4300 Clubhouse Road, Lompoc 93436  805-733-3535 Golf Shop: 805-733-3537 
Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par): Blue 71.7/127, 6549 (72); Course Type: PR; Play Policy: R; 
Hwy 101 to Hwy 1 exit (which first becomes H St. in Lompoc and then Harris Grade). Continue past La Purisima Rd. to Burton Mesa Blvd; left to Clubhouse Rd; right to club. 

 

Zaca Creek Golf Course 223 Shadow Mountain Dr., Buellton 93427  805-688-2575 
Men's Course Rating / Slope,Yardage ( Par): Gold 54.1/76, 3088 (58) Course Type: PB; Play Policy: O 
Directions: Take Hwy 101 north to Hwy 246 exit;  west to Ave. of Flags; left to Shadow Mt. Dr.; right to clubhouse. 

 

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