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Poplar Creek Golf Course
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Poplar Creek Golf Course

1700 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo,California,94401
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
(650) 522-4653
Detailed description

Poplar Creek Golf Course, is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in San Mateo, California.

Originally built in 1933 as a way to aid unemployed laborers during the Depression and named San Mateo Municipal.

Since the middle 1960's the course has averaged nearly 100,000 rounds per year, making it one of the most popular golf courses in northern California.

The course was closed in April, 1999 for a complete renovation and new routing plan. The renovation was designed by Steve Halsey and Jack Daray Jr. In July, 2000 the course re-opened with a new look and a new name - Poplar Creek - landmarking the flow of Poplar Creek through the golf course.

The Poplar Creek Golf Course features rolling fairways lined by nearly a thousand mature trees, four sets of tees on each hole to fit everyone's game, large, undulating greens that average almost 5,500 square feet, and five rock edged lakes with two waterfalls and streams.

Par for the course is 70. From the back tees the course plays to 6,042 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 4,768 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 14, a par-5 that plays to 537 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 17, a par-3 that plays to 136 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 2, a 421 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 17, a 136 yard par-3.