Golf in San Mateo

One or Two One-Hour Private Golf Lessons with Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center (Up to 60% Off)

Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center

Burlingame

Indoor/outdoor facility with full-length driving range hosts lessons with Dave Atchison, whose years of teaching include time at UCLA & UCSB

$150 $75

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One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons from Gary Monisteri (Up to 51% Off)

Gary Monisteri Golf

Mariners Point

Seasoned PGA pro instructor breaks golf down into its core components, leading focused practices aimed at making actual rounds more fun

$120 $59

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$59 for Two-Hour Jumpstart Group Lesson at Emmons Golf Academy (Up to $99 Value)

Emmons Golf Academy

San Bruno

Golf pro teaches group lesson that covers fundamentals of short game and swing and uses analysis to perfect mechanics

$99 $59

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One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons with PGA Pro David Suh at San Bruno Golf Center (Up to 55% Off)

San Bruno Golf Center

San Bruno

PGA pro David Suh breaks down swings and offers corrective advice to develop consistent, dependable swing mechanics

$110 $55

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One- or Two-Hour Practice Session for Up to Four People at Eagle Club Indoor Golf (Up to 40% Off)

Eagle Club Indoor Golf

Downtown

Each hitting bay has a GC2 Smart Camera launch monitor, which provides statistical feedback to help goflers make corrective adjustments

$20 $13

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One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons at Golf With Ren (Up to 60% Off)

Golf With Ren

Fremont Park Golf & Practice Center

PGA professional Ren Chang incorporates 20+ years of golf prowess to enhance swing mechanics and lower scores

$125 $59

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart at Sunnyvale Golf Course (Up to 29% Off). Two Tee Time Options.

Sunnyvale Golf Course

Sunnyvale

Relatively flat course sprinkles the layout with tree-lined fairways, bunkers, and ponds that come into play

$102 $72

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9-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Five Rounds for One at Blackberry Farm Golf Course (Up to 45% Off)

Blackberry Farm Golf Course

Cupertino

Course measures 1,544 yards and challenges short iron and putting skills with narrow fairways and small greens

$38 $22

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One Round of FootGolf for Two or Four at Pruneridge Golf Club (Up to 59% Off)

Pruneridge Golf Club

Santa Clara

A combination of soccer and golf involves kicking a regulation soccer ball into oversized holes on a shortened course

$48 $20

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10- or 25-Round Play Card at Pruneridge Golf Club in Santa Clara (Up to 46% Off)

Pruneridge Golf Club

Santa Clara

Punch card for 10 or 25 rounds on nine-hole, par 31 golf course

$240 $139

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One or Three 60-Minute Private Golf Lessons with Swing Analysis and Digital Recording at GolfSmarts (Up to 69% Off)

GolfSmarts

Santa Clara

Instructor evaluates pupils’ swing with video-analysis software before coaching them on form during a recorded session

$125 $39

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9-Hole Round of Golf for One or Two with Range Balls at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course (Up to 44% Off)

Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course

Mayfair

9-hole executive course with bunkers, crisp fairways, and ponds lined with cattails

$34 $19

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Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

$6 $2

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$28 for $80 for 2 hours of Golf Simulator Rental — Fit Precision The Golf Difference

Fit Precision The Golf Difference

Los Gatos

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$80 $28

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9 or 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Las Positas Golf Course (Up to 33% Off)

Las Positas Golf Course

Livermore

Original 18-hole course renovated in 2011 and 2012 to add 5 new holes, 12 redesigned tee boxes, a new cart path, and a par-3 9-hole course

$36 $25

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$57 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Course

Vallejo

Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

$116 $57

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Two Rounds of Golf with Cart and Range Balls at Chardonnay Golf Club (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Chardonnay Golf Club

Napa

18-hole, par 72 course winds through 150 acres of Chardonnay vineyards and wildlife preserves

$84 $44.50

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18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club (Up to 47% Off)

Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club

Eagle Vines Vineyard & Golf Club

Surrounded by 27 acres of working vineyards, 18-hole course fills the Napa Valley countryside with a layout designed by Johnny Miller

$178 $99

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One or Three 60-Minute Golf Short Game Lessons with Bruce Michael Vieira, PGA Instructor (Up to 50% Off)

Bruce Michael Vieira PGA Instructor

Multiple Locations

Class-A PGA instructor breaks down the short game and teaches proper mechanics; lessons capped at three students

$80 $45

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$49 for 18 Holes of Golf for Two with Cart Rental at The Golf Club at Rio Vista (Up to $130 Value)

Golf Club at Rio Vista

Arden - Arcade

Dramatic elevation changes, intersecting waterways, and strategically placed sand traps characterize the course

$130 $49

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3 or 5 Private or Semi-Private Golf Lessons and Swing Analysis from Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction (Up to 52% Off)

Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction

Country Drives

An instructor brings three decades of golf experience to relaxed lessons that hone the skills of students of all skill levels

$295 $145

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for One, Two, or Four at Napa Golf Course (Up to 54% Off)

Napa Golf Course

Kennedy Park

18-hole, par 72 course; rolling hills, mature oaks and pines, and waterways; driving range and 10,000 square-foot practice green

$53 $27

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9-Hole Golf Outing for Two or 10 9-Hole Rounds of Par-Three Golf at Casserly Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

Casserly Golf Course

Watsonville

9-hole, par 3 course rolls over terrain of former cattle ranch

$90 $45

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All-Day Golf Outing for Two or Four with Pull Cart Rentals and Beverages at Washoe Creek Golf Course (Up to 55% Off)

Washoe Creek Golf Course

Petaluma

Golfers enjoy day of unlimited play at two scaled-down nine-hole layouts with an included pull cart before unwinding with a beer or soda

$43 $21

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$39 for 18 Holes, Cart Rental, and Range Balls at Elkhorn Golf Club ($57.50 Value)

Elkhorn Golf Club

Stockton

Tyee 007 bentgrass greens—the same used by US Open site The Olympic Club—can be mowed low and quick, and roll true and smooth

$57.50 $39

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Established: 1997
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Reservations/Appointments: Required
Most popular offering: One-hour lesson
Pro Tip: Bring a smile and a happy attitude

Q&A with Dennis Mitchell, Owner

What makes your business stand out?
I have been a Golf Teaching Professional since 1997, and have taught PGA, LPGA, scratch handicappers as well as beginners to help them achieve their maximum potential.

What inspired you or the owner (if that’s not you) to start or run this business?
I have taken many lessons from the top instructors in the USA and realized that I have much knowledge to share with others about the game I am so passionate about.

What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer?
"Thank you for making this game so enjoyable, I have struggled with the information from others but you have made my learning process simple and easy to enjoy."

What’s your favorite part about your job?
Watching students from not being able to make consistent contact with the ball and in a few hours being able to hit quality shots that bring a smile to their faces.

250 Anza Blvd
Burlingame,
CA
US

Named as a favorite golf range in 2009 by Golf Digest, Mariners Point offers 64 well-manicured practice stalls, including natural grass and a challenging 9-hole, par 3 course. The double-decker driving range features on-site professionals, high-quality range balls, and power tees that automatically tee up the ball. Use the range card to purchase driving ammunition in small ($7 for 60 balls), medium ($11 for 105 balls), or large ($13 for 165 balls) baskets. Golfers receive 10 additional balls for visiting the range before 11 a.m. on weekdays. Clearly defined target greens and easy-to-read yardage markers make for far easier practice than aiming for the blowholes of passing belugas. When it’s game time, players can hit the course for a round of golf. Drivers, putters, and severely confused baseball players are treated to breathtaking San Francisco Bay views from each of the nine greens.

2401 E 3rd Ave
Foster City,
CA
US

When eager students haul their clubs onto the grounds at San Bruno Golf Center, they may find themselves pulled in more than one direction. Their first inclination may be toward the grass practice area; at 20,000 square feet it almost has its own gravitational pull. Or they might be drawn to the center’s 65 mat hitting stations. These are spread across an open-air upper deck and covered lower deck that protects players from the rain or any tears that fall from the upper deck. The short game area, meanwhile, spreads across two acres and features two chipping greens, a putting green, three bunkers, and a 75-yard tee box shot. When golfers have worn themselves out with divot digging and perfecting the arc of a gentle draw, they can recline on the clubhouse’s redwood deck and look out over their fellow clubbers.

2101 Sneath Ln
San Bruno,
CA
US

Mark Emmons calls upon a lifelong passion for the game and more than 15 years of experience as a golf instructor during group and semiprivate lessons at San Bruno Golf Center. Over the course of his career, Mark has proffered insight to students at all levels of play. Students can opt for semi-private instruction with Mark for more focused development of technique, consistency, and ability to fly a golf cart. Semiprivate lessons also often employ the use of video analysis, breaking down swings frame-by-frame and providing instant feedback.

2101 Sneath Ln
San Bruno,
CA
US

Emerald Hills Golf Course strings together nine par 3 holes that test short-game proficiency as players use shorter irons to propel their golf balls through course's frequent elevation changes. The sixth hole presents opportunities for holes-in-one with a downhill tee shot of just 120 yards into a bowl-shaped green, easily replicated from a backyard deck into an inflatable swimming pool.

Golfers hoping to shave strokes off their scores can work under the tutelage of the course's certified teaching professional, Chris Raddie. Players can then practice Chris's corrective advice after a lesson or before a round on the two practice greens or midsize practice cage, which can double as a penalty box for prevaricating scorekeepers.

Course at a Glance: * 9-hole, par 27 course * Total length of 1,156 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 54.2 from the back tees * Course slope of 88 from the back tees * Two sets of tees per hole

938 Wilmington Way
Emerald Hills,
CA
US

While idly discussing the prospect of creating a miniature-golf course festooned with elaborate art installations, Michael Taft realized that he couldn?t think of a single putt-putt course in the Bay Area. Fast-forwarding to his retirement plan of owning a small business, Taft snapped up an abandoned video store and enlisted artistic friends and local craftspeople to make his dream a reality. Subpar Miniature Golf?s map of handcrafted holes has players putting their way through Bay Area landmarks, including an Altamont Pass windmill and the Golden Gate Bridge, tricked out with loop-the-loops. A sprawling, hand-drawn mural wraps its way around the room, depicting scenes of NoCal life and tricking gullible coyotes into trying to sprint through the walls.

Subpar Miniature Golf?s ever-growing arcade area keeps button-smashers busy with vintage pinball machines and a pair of air-hockey tables, contributing to Taft's dream of turning the space into a family institution and community fixture. As he told the San Francisco Chronicle, "Every once in a while, you'll hear a giant cheer in the back by a group that sunk a (great) putt. It makes me feel really good, like 'We did that. That's us.'"

1511 Park St
Alameda,
CA
US