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Beautiful courses, not very friendly to seniors.

We went 3 couples that are in our late 60's to 80. The courses are great, our main complaint and... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Jose S
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Los Angeles
Great Views

We enjoyed both the Ocean North & Ocean South courses. We took caddies each round. I highly... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Golf_Girl_TX
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The Woodlands, Texas
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One of the nation's premier golf clubs, Pelican Hill Golf Club(R) boasts 36 holes designed by Tom Fazio with stunning ocean panoramas from every hole, a luxurious 44,000-square-foot clubhouse with separate men's and women's locker rooms and lounges...more
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

We went 3 couples that are in our late 60's to 80. The courses are great, our main complaint and that is the reason for the 4 stars is you have a lot of up and downs on the course and are hard to walk....More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Hello Jose, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback and recommendations with us. I apologize that your day on the course was anything less than perfect, and I appreciate you bringing these concerns to our attention. Please know I’ve personally...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed both the Ocean North & Ocean South courses. We took caddies each round. I highly recommend a caddy if you have never played there. Some tricky shots that you need to know where to aim & helpful on green reading. FYI... talk to...More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Hello Janean, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, and I sincerely apologize that the uncomfortable exchange with your forecaddie tarnished your overall golf experience. This misstep didn’t reflect the gracious service we aim to provide to every guest, and I’ve taken this opportunity...More

Reviewed June 2, 2018

The 2 courses at Pelican Hill are equally stunning. Possibly more shot values at Ocean North though more scenic holes at Ocean South- can't go wrong! Attentive staff and well stocked Pro Shop.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice golf courses but a bit pricey. Greens not $300 quality or bunkers but guess resort golf has to take account of a lot of play. Not keen on booking and being paired with others when wife and I were a two ball. Will return...More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Hello Thelma, Thank you for playing Pelican Hill and taking the time to review your experience with us. We aim to keep our courses in top condition and recently completed our spring maintenance program. I will take this opportunity to follow up with our golf...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I choose this hotel for our 20 anniversary staycation. The resort looks beautiful from the outside. At check in we were greeted by the reception. Rooms are nice with high ceiling. My husband and I would like to listen to some music...More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Hello, Thank you for choosing Pelican Hill for your recent anniversary celebrations and taking the time to share your experience with us. I apologize that your stay fell so short of your expectations, especially on an incredible milestone like your 20th anniversary. I’m disappointed by...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018

Pulling up to this golf club you can't help but be aware that this is an exclusive very expensive place. That being said not once did we interact with any stuffy or condosending attitudes from any of the staff or members. We golfed the south...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Excellent golf venue, with top notch service and conditions. The club is exquisite, and the personnel is attentive to your every need. It is SoCal pricey, so be warned.More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Hello Keith, Thank you for sharing your thoughtful feedback with us! I’m glad to read you enjoyed such a memorable day at Pelican Hill Golf Club, and we look forward to welcoming you back for another visit soon. Kind regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The...More

Reviewed December 18, 2017

This might be my favorite course! The views were awesome; the greens were perfect; the course was challenging, yet fair. Pro shop people were really good. The Pro and I had a nice conversation out on the lunch deck By the way, the food was...More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Hello Gene, Thank you for your kind review! We’re so glad to read that you enjoyed a great day on the course as well as a delicious meal at Pelican Grill. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director,...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

We’ve played golf at Pelican Hill several times and I wanted to share with Trip Advisor readers… Seriously challenging course(s) combined with world-class views! Does it get any better? Hank has a -10 handicap and I am a beginner… You could only imagine how different...More

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Hill Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Hello Melinda, I appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experiences at Pelican Hill Golf Club on our Tripadvisor page! We pride ourselves on creating fun memories for golfers of all experiences levels, and I’m so glad to read that you and Hank...More

Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Fun afternoon playing in a tournament with old friends at Pelican Hill for the first time. The course was well manicured and all of the staff were excellent. Everything served at dinner afterwards was gourmet and delicious. Views of the grand houses surrounding the course...More

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