In Sausalito, many people enjoy visiting the wide variety of local golf courses, golfing greens, miniature golf arcades and golf-oriented country clubs to try their skills at this game. Normally, Sausalito golfers will choose their golf course destinations from the scenic Marin County listings to avoid the downtown San Francisco crowds and prices.
Many of the local golf courses keep Websites that allow online tee-time reservations to be made before the drive to the golf course. Golfing course fees, rental costs and lessons are priced differently at each establishment. For the best deals and bargains on golfing, it pays to call each local golf course to determine their current list of consumer specials.
At times, it is possible to work with the local Sausalito hotels to receive discounts on vacation package deals that include fun-filled golfing adventures.
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Marin County Golf Courses:
Indian Valley Golf Club: This 18-hole golf course offers a full range of options and services that are suitable for single players, families or groups. The Indian Valley Golf Club is open to the public. There are lessons, tournament options, a well-stocked pro shop, an onsite restaurant with drinks available and up-close parking. For information or reservations contact: MCGC at 3035 Novato Blvd., Novato, California. (415) 897-1118.
Marin Country Club: This Novato location offers a scenic membership-only golf course; tennis courts, youth activities, social functions, pro shop, restaurant and lessons. Membership requirements and fees are reasonable. For more information contact: Marin Country Club, 500 Country Club Drive in Novato. Business office: (415) 382-6707.
McInnis Park Golf Center: The popular public McInnis Golf Center is located in San Rafael, California. This 9-hole recreational course offers a challenging experience to people from all skill levels. McInnis Park includes a pro shop, miniature golf course, the practice areas, onsite lessons, tournament options, restaurant with drinks available, rentals and close-up parking opportunities. MPGC: (415) 492-1800 at 350 Smith Ranch Road.
Mill Valley Golf Course: The Mill Valley Golf Club offers a 9-hole course and reasonable membership requirements. Local members participate in a wide variety of golf-oriented events and family-oriented activities. This golf course has a club house, pro shop, lessons and access to Northern California Golf Association membership options, discounts and activities. There are extra-friendly people at this pretty Marin County golf course. MVGC 280 Buena Vista Ave., Mill Valley, California. (415) 388-9982.
Peacock Gap Golf Club: The Peacock Gap Golf Club in San Rafael is frequented by golfers from the San Francisco area. This flat golf course has recently undergone some remodeling and upgrades that have resulted in higher-than-normal use fees, according to many online reviews. Peacock Gap offers a pro shop, practice area, snack shop, up-close parking and weeknight bargains. PGGC 333 Biscayne Dr., San Rafael. (415) 453-4940.
San Geronimo Golf Course: San Geronimo Golf Course has won awards; this is a very popular golf course with residents and visitors to San Francisco Bay communities. The tiny town of San Geronimo is located about 14-miles away from Sausalito. This extremely scenic golf course offers a top-notch course that is wrapped around many types of natural and manmade water traps. San Geronimo hosts a pro shop, lessons, restaurant, bar, practice area, rentals, junior and senior options, tournament possibilities and more. SGGC is at 5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo, California. (415) 488-4030.
StoneTree Golf Course: The StoneTree Golf Course is located in Novato, about 17-miles north of Sausalito. This daily-fee golf facility offers a locker room, rentals, pro shop, lessons, food and beverages, social events and access to the beautiful grounds for weddings and other group gatherings. A hotel and golf vacation package deal is available through Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa on Bridgeway, in Sausalito: (415) 332-0502. For more information about the elegant StoneTree Golf Course: STGC (415) 209-6090.
San Francisco Golf Courses:
Gleneagles International Golf Course: Gleneagles is located in McLaren Park in the City of San Francisco. This manicured golf course was built in 1962 and has received honors as one of the best 9-hole golf courses in America. It is wise to make reservations in advance for Gleneagles at: 2100 Sunnydale Ave., San Francisco (415) 587-2425
Golden Gate Park Golf Course: The San Francisco Golden Gate Park Golf Course was established in 1951. This 9-hole course offers a pro shop, junior and adult lessons, food bar and ample parking: GGPGC 47Ave. at Fulton, S.F. (415) 751-8987.
Harding Park Golf Course: Harding Park has been listed in Golf Digest as one of the best California golf courses to try in the San Francisco area. This golf course stretches along the ocean at 99 Harding Road in San Francisco. Information: (415) 664-4690.
Lincoln Park Golf Club: The Lincoln Park Golf Club in San Francisco was established in 1914. This historic golf course and social club offers a range of amenities, reasonable membership requirements and sensible yearly golfing fees. Lincoln Park Golf can be found at 34th Street and Clement Ave., inside of San Francisco. (415) 221-9911.
Olympic Club: The Olympic Club was opened in 1917 as the Lakeside Golf Club. In 1918, the name changed and many amenities were added over the decades. This club has three golf courses, multiple meeting places and pro shops. The private Olympic Club is found on the edge of San Francisco, sharing a border with Daly City. Many San Francisco golf enthusiasts enjoy this historic golfing facility. Office: (415) 587-8338.
Presidio Golf Course: The Presidio Golf Course and Clubhouse was established in 1895. This beautiful San Francisco location has been listed as a part of a national landmark since 1965. Presidio Golf Course offers 18-holes, lessons, wedding locations, onsite food and drinks, social functions and an admirable pro shop. PGC is found at: 300 Finley Road, Arguello Gate, in the Presidio section of San Francisco. (415) 561-4653.
San Francisco Golf Course: This 1915 club is private and membership not easily arranged. No golf carts allowed; no cell phones, no cameras, no loud voices, conservative clothing preferred, caddies available, beautiful grounds, fascinating 1920s locker rooms and friendly people at the clubhouse. Invitation required. Office: (415) 561-4653.