Whether you're on the same level as Ty Webb & Roy McAvoy, or still dealing with that annoying clown like Happy Gilmore, Stockton has a number of beautiful courses that are just waiting for you to try out.
“Just be the ball, be the ball, be the ball... You’re not being the ball, Danny.” - Caddyshack.
If it's golf courses you're looking for, look no further than right here in Stockton. We've got numerous spots in and around our city than provide you just the beauty, serenity, and putting-worthy green that can give you the day-long golfing trip you've been looking for. Check out what we got in the blog below, make a list, and plan out your future trips.
Also, if you're looking for a new tournament to join, we've got one for you! The Stockton Sports Foundation—a non-profit focusing on the promotion of sports tourism in Stockton—and Visit Stockton will be holding the first annual Sport City Golf Tourney fundraiser on Friday, October 14. Click here for more info and how to sign up!
NOTE: The courses below are open to the public AND offer memberships for those interested.
"You don't need to be thinking immortality - you need to be thinking 'hit the 7 iron!'" - Tin Cup.
Over on Elkhorn Drive off Davis Road in North Stockton, the Elkhorn Golf Club offers a challenging course with many tournaments happening year-round. This relatively level 97 acre course is well maintained and full of newly planted Tyee 007 bent grass greens. Plus, there's the on-site practice facilities and golf shop!
"Why don't you just go HOME? That's your HOME! Are you too good for your HOME? ANSWER ME!" - Happy Gilmore.
First opened in 1952, Swenson Park Golf Course is owned and operated by the City of Stockton. Beautifully designed by the popular Northern California golf course architect Jack Fleming, Swenson is known for its beautiful Valley Oaks, which come into play on most holes on the course. Featured different course levels featuring lakes, this course offers an opportunity for all golfers to partake in the sport. Plus, Swenson co-hosts the Men’s and Women’s City of Stockton Golf Championship with Van Buskirk, held annually every summer.
"Spaulding, get dressed! You're playing golf." - Caddyshack.
This spot features 7000 yds, Par 72, seven lakes coming into play on 12 holes, strategically-placed bunkers, and fast-breaking, well-protected greens. Everything you'd expect to find on a course that sits on 360 acres of lakes and farmland. Located on Eight Mile Road, this 18-hole championship course delivers at both being competitive links and a beautiful locale.
"If I had it to do all over again, I'd still hit that shot." - Tin Cup.
Once a private spot, Oakmore Golf Course is now open to the public! A hidden gem for over 50 years, this course is surrounded by large bunkered greens, three lakes, century old valley oaks, hundreds of mature redwoods, and fruit trees. The beauty of this 69-acre layout will leave you stunned—but hopefully not for too long because you don't want to hold up everyone else playing.
For a complete list of all the beautiful and competitive Stockton golf courses in our area, click here. And don't forget to check out the Sport City Golf Tourney!
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