This Bay Area course is very popular due to its gorgeous scenery and wildlife. A creek comes into play on 13 holes. The greens are gently sloped and soft enough to hold shots. Some of the greens are multi-level
Tilden Park Golf Course offers golfers an experience you won't find anywhere else in the Bay Area. Located in the scenic Berkeley Hills, just minutes away from the UC Berkeley campus, this William Park Bell Jr. design features a challenging 18-hole, par 70 course. Tilden Park's signature first hole, a 420-yard par 4 straight uphill to an elevated green, is considered to be one of toughest starting holes in the Bay Area.
Stand on the stern of Balclutha, face west to feel the fresh wind blowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history.
Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, located in the wartime boomtown of Richmond, California, preserves and interprets the stories and places of our nation's home front response to World War II.
For 218 years, the Presidio served as an army post for three nations. World and local events, from military campaigns to the rise of aviation, from World Fairs to earthquakes, left their mark. Come enjoy the history and beauty of the Presidio. Explore centuries of architecture. Reflect in a national cemetery. Walk through an historic airfield, forests, or to beaches, and admire spectacular vistas.
The prestigious Presidio golf course opened for public play in 1995 and has quickly gained a reputation as one of the nation's top public courses. Located just minutes from downtown San Francisco, this 18-hole course plays 6,500 yards of challenging golf winding through beautiful Eucalyptus and Monterey Pine trees in The City's trademark hills
Originally built in 1933 as a way to aid unemployed laborers during the Depression and named San Mateo Municipal, the course is home to the San Mateo County Championship and the O'Brien Junior Tournament, which has had such notable past winners as PGA Tour Professionals Johnny Miller, Keith Clearwater, and Mark Lye.
Whether it's family fun, unique shopping, an up-close look at California's playful sea lions, an encounter with a street performer or delightful dining, San Francisco's PIER 39 is the place to be -- for PIER FUN!
"This is the best tree-lovers monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world," declared conservationist John Muir when describing the majestic coast redwoods of Muir Woods.
At Monarch Bay Golf Club you will discover the atmosphere of a fine golf venue, one that ensures your day will be a memorable occasion. Set just feet from the San Francisco Bay, the Monarch Bay Golf Course provides ideal course conditions, stunning views of the Peninsula and 18 challenging holes of golf making it one of the best values in the Bay Area. Our mission is to provide first-class facilities and services to the golf community and operate with the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.
If you want to find out what makes playing what Johnny Miller describes as an 'American Links,' come play The Metropolitan Golf Links. "Metropolitan Golf Links will test all level of players and will become a championship-links that offers a great golf experience and spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay." Johnny Miller
Holes 15 through 18 have magnificent views. From 15 you get a breathtaking look at downtown Oakland, the Bay Bridge and San Francisco. Flip side is that it is the ultimate sucker hole. Only 259 from the blues and 245 from the whites, everyone pulls out the driver at least once to take a shot. No problem. Just don't pull it, or you end up somewhere on the 16th fairway, and very O.B. Oh, and don't slice, or you might as well be in the bay. A great risk-reward hole.
"Everyone mount up!" This became a familiar call from Spanish Captain Juan Bautista de Anza. In 1776, as Americans fought for their independence in the East, Anza led almost 300 people over 1200 miles to settle Alta California. It was the first overland route established to connect New Spain with San Francisco. Walk in their footsteps from Nogales, Arizona to San Francisco, California.
John Muir was many things, inventor, immigrant, botanist, glaciologist, writer, co-founder of the Sierra Club, fruit rancher. But it was John Muir's love of nature, and the preservation of it, that we can thank him for today. Muir convinced President Teddy Roosevelt to protect Yosemite (including Yosemite Valley), Sequoia, Grand Canyon and Mt. Rainier as National Parks.
Harding Park's layout follows the original routing as designed by architect Willie Watson in 1925. The course takes advantage of the property's existing topography, contours and vegetation. The predominant features include the towering Monterey Cypress trees and the nearby presence of Lake Merced. Harding's strategy and character have been substantially enhanced with the inclusion of several carefully placed bunkers and re-contoured green complexes.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) chronicles two hundred years of history, from the Native American culture, the Spanish Empire frontier and the Mexican Republic, to maritime history, the California Gold Rush, the evolution of American coastal fortifications, and the growth of urban San Francisco.
At Franklin Canyon Golf Course, it is our goal to provide an enjoyable experience. We strive to exceed our guests' expectations through our attention to detail, outstanding course and clubhouse conditions, and professional service. Through our hard work and dedication to our core values, we will stand out as the local golf course where quality meets affordability.
From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate & foreign attack during & after the U.S. Civil War. Its beautifully arched casemates display the art of the master brick mason from the Civil War period.
The first dam was built here in 1888 to create a reservoir, part of the San Francisco watershed, that fills a portion of the rift valley of the San Andreas Fault. The course came later, in 1924, the design of William Herbert Fowler, a noted British golf architect who pioneered in designing courses that naturally followed the lay of the land as does Crystal Springs. Besides working on many famous courses in the British Isles, Fowler did golf designs on the East and West coasts of the United States.
When we say Chuck Corica Golf Center takes golf to new heights we are not just talking about the spectacular tree lined fairways of the Earl Fry course, or the rolling windswept fairways of the Jack Clark Course. You'll find our pro shop stocked with some of the finest brands in the business, and our friendly staff takes hospitality to new heights. Come play, stay or celebrate and we'll take your day to new heights as well!
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes. Rich in history, there is also a natural side to the Rock - gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and bay views beyond compare.
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