San Francisco Golf Club

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    Golf Magazine ranking:

San Francisco Golf Club

Architect: A.W. Tillinghast
Year: 1918

1310 Junipero Serra Boulevard
San Francisco, California 94132
(415) 469-7604

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available
long pants required


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A.W. Tillinghast’s most famous design west of the Mississippi and also widely considered one of his best.  With its generous playing corridors and overall playability this golf course has a distinctly different feel from the championship courses in the Northeast that Tillinghast is most commonly associated with.

Local Knowledge: After teeing off on the 7th hole be sure to check out the monuments commemorating the last legal duel in America.

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The Itinerant Golfer

San Francisco Golf Club

Please just let me find it . . . Is that really so much to ask? . . . Just give me a chance . . . All I’m asking for is a chance. These thoughts raced through my head as I walked to the left side of the 18th hole at San Francisco Golf Club. The 18th hole is a 508 yard par 5 and I REALLY would like to make a birdie here. Under normal conditions I should be able to reach the green in two, but today the wind is blowing something terrible and after floating a weakly cut drive to the middle of the fairway I was well outside the “go zone". With the ball lying slightly above my feet for my second stroke I hooked the shot out of sight and now I’m literally just hoping I can find it. All I want is to have a chance to knock my third shot on the green so maybe I can roll a putt in for the birdie. To me, this seems like a more than reasonable request. Why the need for a birdie you ask? Am I about to break the course record? Haha, no way. Am I playing in a big money game and my wallet is empty? No, I think our Nassau was merely the two buck variety. The reason for the praying, begging and deal making with the golf gods is that I have a chance to break 80 for the first… More >