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Stevinson Ranch: A unique stay-and-play in the San Joaquin Valley

Playing the Alps hole at Stevinson Ranch is indicative of the interesting challenges at this unique golf outpost in California's lush San Joaquin Valley 90 miles east of San Jose. The drivable, 338-yard par 4 features a massive mound obscuring the view of the green and the pin. It's the perfect example of the collaboration between owner George Kelley and architect John Harbottle III.
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Rancho Bernardo Inn golf course

Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego combines throwback feel, great golf and perfect weather

San Diego's Rancho Bernardo Inn is a timeless, modern throwback; a classic resort that reminds you of a day when Bob Hope hung around, played golf and entertained. Add 70-degree weather year around, and RBI becomes the perfect getaway for snow-strangled Easterners getting cabin fever.
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Palm Desert Resort C.C. - golf course

Palm Desert Resort C.C. beckons locals 'and' snowbirds with player-friendly course

Even though it's a golf course geared primarily to locals, Snowbirds shouldn't overlook Palm Desert Resort Country Club, where a quality track, a welcoming staff and a fine time can be had for a solid value. "We're a player-friendly golf course for that relatively senior golfer who wants to ... have some fun," General Manager David Bartholomew said. "It's not going to beat you up."
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