Colton Golf Club, is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Colton, California. Colton Golf Course was previously owned by Sam Snead, and was known as the Sunset Dunes Golf Club.
Colton Golf Course first opened for play in 1963. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones.
Colton Golf Course is an 18-hole, par-57, executive course. The course plays to 3,108 yards from the back tees. The course rating is 54.2 and the slope rating is 82. This is a challenging executive course that puts a premium on accuracy. The signature hole is #18, a 202-yard, par 3, featuring a kidney-shaped green with a bunker to the right. The wind can be a major factor in selecting the right club on this hole.
Colton Golf Course instituted night golf in the 1960's and has recently revamped its lighting system to brighten the course. The course is well-lit and accommodates players of all skill levels.
Golfers cite certain advantages to playing at night. The course is not as crowded - so you can play at your own relaxed pace - and the greens fees are considerably less than a weekend day rate. Golfers often do not have the time for a 5 1/2 hour weekend round, so they come out to Colton during the evening where they can play in 3 hours or less.
The course layout provides a challenge for even low-handicapper, rewards accuracy more than distance and provides the beginner the perfect way to learn the game of golf.