Pasadera Country Club

Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield

Quick Facts

Designer:  Jack Nicklaus in 2000

Cost:  Private

Phone Number:  (831) 647-2421

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Pasadera's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 100 Pasadera Dr., Monterey, California 93940

Photos:  See additional photos of Pasadera Country Club

Accolades:  Only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course on the Monterey Peninsula.

What to Expect: Pasadera is a residential development golf course that was laid out on top of the diverse terrain that includes canyons, groves of oak trees, and plenty of elevation changes that many California courses are known for. Fantastic views are afforded of the surrounding mountains, particularly on the back nine when the golfer climbs to the highest point on the golf course. One of the unique features at Pasadera is the mega-long par four 15th hole that stretches out to 562 yards - the longest I've ever played. The hole plays way downhill and over a canyon so the actual length is much less than the card indicates, but nonetheless it is one stout hole and unique feature. At Pasadera you can expect a solid test of golf and one spectacular clubhouse (38,000 square feet) that is known to host some of the best weddings in the surrounding area.

Signature Hole:  18th - 585 Yard Par 5

By the Numbers:

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Gold 71 6801 73.5 144
Combination 71 6417 72.0 139
Blue 71 6299 71.5 139
White 71 6009 70.3 136
Red (Women) 72 5006 69.6 124


Individual Hole Analysis

Best Par 3:  14th - 209 Yards

14th Hole at Pasadera (207 Yard Par 3)
14th Hole at Pasadera (207 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  13th - 370 Yards

13th Hole at Pasadera (370 Yard Par 4)
13th Hole at Pasadera (370 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  17th - 585 Yards

17th Hole at Pasadera (585 Yard Par 5)
17th Hole at Pasadera (585 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  2nd - 291 Yard Par 4

Bogey Beware:  15th - 562 Yard Par 4

15th Hole at Pasadera (562 Yard Par 4)
15th Hole at Pasadera (562 Yard Par 4)

Final Cut:    Grade B

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