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Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

23600 McKean Rd, San Jose, CA 95141-1001
+1 408-323-5200
Review Highlights
Great course with great views - Lots of elevation changes

Cinnabar Hills has 27 holes available, so nice to mix it up by playing different 9's each round... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Rancho Mirage, California
My favorite local golf course

I have played here numerous time and have had fun every time. They use their 3 nine-hole courses... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
San Jose
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Golfers of all skill levels are challenged on three distinct nines: the Canyon, the Lake and the Mountain.
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  • Average4%
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23600 McKean Rd, San Jose, CA 95141-1001
+1 408-323-5200
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Cinnabar Hills has 27 holes available, so nice to mix it up by playing different 9's each round. It is a bit off the beaten path in the sourthern part of San Jose, but well worth the drive. We teed off at 12:40pm on a...More

Thank jflowersiv
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have played here numerous time and have had fun every time. They use their 3 nine-hole courses wisely to maintain good pace. All three courses (nine-hole) offer their own challenges and beauty. I also love their kid-plays-for-free-with-an-adult program. It has allowed my sons and...More

Thank Rawa13
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had the honor of officiating a wedding recently at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club and I must say...I'm impressed! Not only is the club and golf course a beautiful spot for a wedding/reception, but the staff is amazingly efficient and accommodating. Here's the story: I...More

1  Thank Kimberly C
Cecilia A, Manager at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Kimberly, it was a pleasure working with you. That really was a fun wedding and we were so glad to be able to accommodate the bride's request of holding the ceremony outdoors. Even in the rain, it is a beautiful area for holding a ceremony...More

Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Prior to this round I had probably played Cinnabar a dozen times and had never had a bad experience. However, this time I cannot say the same. The night before I played the temperatures were expected to dip down into the mid 30s. Given that...More

1  Thank Eric M
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I recently hosted a business lunch for 20 at Cinnabar Hills. In a word it was FANTASTIC!! We called a little ahead but did not have a reservation. They could not have been more accommodating. The staff were friendly and helpful. Our orders were taken...More

1  Thank Susan O
Cecilia A, Director of Marketing at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2015

Hi Susan, Thank you so very much for your kind review! I hope you'll be able to come back soon -- and remember to bring your clubs next time, even if only a putter :-). It is very relaxing out on the putting green. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

My 2nd visit to this course, and although we just practiced on the range the course appeared to be in excellent condition in spite of the CA drought. They are not watering the range though, so expect it to be a virtual desert with lots...More

1  Thank makemyday1945
Cecilia A, General Manager at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thank you for visiting Cinnabar Hills and taking the time to write a review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience. Thanks also for acknowledging the excellent course condition in spite of the drought. So far in 2015 we have achieved water savings of 30% compared...More

Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Really tough. There were no holes where you get to relax. Come mentally prepared or you will lose to the course.

Thank Silvah777
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice course. The staff are very eager to help and friendly. Played in a ladies scramble best ball tournament and had a blast. Highly recommended

Thank Perrine C
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Cinnabar Hills offers spectacular views from dramatically raised tee boxes along with some fun and challenging golf. Players will want to be decent golfers as the course has some challenging features including large elevation changes, long forced carries, rolling fairways, fast greens and wind. Considering...More

Thank bmp68
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Even if your not a golfer you can still enjoy the beautiful views of the course and the mountains in far South San Jose. Nice quiet outdoor seating and good lunch menu. Excellent practice facility, grass tees, sand, chipping, and three practice greens.

Thank Larry Z
Cecilia A, General Manager at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2015

Thank you so much for visiting Cinnabar Hills. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself and hope you come back again next time you are in town. Ron Zraick, General Manager (408) 323-7803

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have rental clubs and if so, what is the cost?
21 August 2015|
Response from Cecilia A | Property representative |
Hi Harvey, Yes we do offer rental sets at $50 per set. If you need more than one set, it's a good idea to call ahead and reserve the sets at 408-323-7815. Thank you for your inquiry. Cecilia Ashley Director of... More