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Half Moon Bay Golf Links

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Address: 2000 Fairway Dr, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2276
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+1 650-726-1800
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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Ocean course was nice

Course was in good condition and finishing holes by the ocean offer great views. Bag drop/starter staff were super friendly. Pro shop were a bit ok. I thought it was good value... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Andrew D
Boston, Mass
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Boston, Mass
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Course was in good condition and finishing holes by the ocean offer great views. Bag drop/starter staff were super friendly. Pro shop were a bit ok. I thought it was good value for the course. Played on a weekday in June and pace of play was great. Enjoyed the open layout with my teenage kids would can spray it a... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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353 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Two courses here, the Old Course and the Ocean Course. Both are incredible, with holes parallel to the grand ocean views. Greens fees are indicative of the quality, but both course are a pure pleasure to play.

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Ogden, UT
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Played here in September and have to rate it as one of the top courses I've ever played. Played the Ocean course and wasn't disappointed at all. Spectacular views in all directions, not to mention course is amazing. Was lucky to avoid crazy wind. Spendy but well worth it, would definitely play again.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Having grown up in HMB, I have played HMB Golf Links dozens of times, mostly on the Old Course where I learned to play, but a few times on the Ocean Course. It has gotten more expensive over the years, but for what and where it is that is understandable. Usually. But not yesterday. As I hope my pictures here... More 

Thank David Y
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great Golf course nestled in a neighborhood right by the Pacific Ocean. Nice layout and I would call it a players course as the tee shots can favor a draw one hole and then a fade the next. definitely want to stay out of the trees as then it is just a punch back to the fairway but very fair... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, so it's the Ritz. So it's not cheap. End of July with a high of 62F... I'd recommend playing at noon or after to save $60-$70 on fees and let some of the fog burn off (although can't predict fog patterns always). Great layout. Beautiful scenery. The course isn't as 'finely manicured' as say, the Ritz Carlton course in... More 

Thank Stefan R
Markham, Canada
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Wow. This golf course would be great if located inland and away from any water – the layout is interesting, rolling, and challenging with very fast greens to finish. Then add the Pacific Ocean as a back and side drop to many holes and you have an experience not to be missed. The links style course plays well to a... More 

Thank harvman
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I played the old course. I arrived some 20 minutes late due to Gay Pride traffic in SF, but the staff and starter were highly accommodating. My original partners for my tee time were not - complete ar$es, and very rude (Only experienced people this rude in New York) but another pair invited me to tag along and they were... More 

Thank scottydoguk74
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The course is fun and well tended. It was fun to golf overlooking the ocean on the Old Course. When we finished we were treated to a bagpipe player while the sun set. Visited June 14th. On the bad side, don't go in the high grass to look for your ball or you will be covered in ticks. The staff... More 

Thank jsmithgagen
Temecula, California
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I would play the Old Course again just to play the spectacular 18th hole once more! There is a gallery of people in the seating area of the Ritz Carlton just watching as the golfers come down the fairway onto the 18th green. It's so much fun! The layout of this course is beautiful. The course is challenging, but most... More 

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