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Dairy Creek Golf Course
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Dairy Creek Golf Course

2990 Dairy Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo,California,93405
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
(805) 782-8060
Detailed description

Dairy Creek Golf Course, is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in San Luis Obispo, California.

Dairy Creek golf course first opened for play in 1997. The par-71 course was designed by John Harbottle (Stevinson Ranch, Genoa Lakes)

Dairy Creek offers a "links style" golf experience nestled in the El Chorro Valley. This "player's course" is characterized by significant elevation changes, rolling hills, forced carries and rocky arroyos.

The Bermuda fairways are tight and the gently undulating Bent Grass greens will put the steadiest stroke to the test. The course includes many water hazards and bunkers. The par 71 course rises and falls 300 feet twice, offering enchanting views of the surrounding El Chorro Valley. Dairy Creek is considered one of the most challenging courses in the area. Most of the greens are large with undulation and some are tiered. There are no fairway sand bunkers but some small bunkers are located around the greens. Wind in a factor most afternoons.

Par for Dairy Creek Golf Course is 71. From the back tees the course plays to 6548 yards for a course rating of 72 and a slope rating of 127. From the forward tees the course measures 4965 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 14, a par-5 that plays to 549 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 8, a par-3 that plays to 135 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 2, a 427 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 16, a 310 yard par-4.

The course sits amongst rolling hills below majestic Hollister Peak. Pennington Creek meanders through the front nine and Dairy Creek through the back. The Audobon Cooperative Sanctuary course environmentally sensitive mandate and operates in harmony with it's natural surroundings. Birds of prey, wild turkeys, deer and other wild life abound.

Dairy Creek has an exceptional practice facility including the areas best driving range. There is also a putting green and a "short game" practice area.

Dairy Creek is the closest public golf course to San Luis Obispo. It is located 5.5 miles west of the city off highway CA 1 directly across from Cuesta College.