San Francisco Bay area golf courses are among the best golf destinations in the country, with some of the best municipal golf courses in California. The Executive Inn & Suites Oakland, in Oakland, is within easy driving distance of several of these fine public Bay Area golf courses – on both the East and West side of San Francisco Bay. Within five miles of the hotel is the Montclair Golf Course (3.0 mi), Chuck Corica Golf Complex (3.2 mi - Earl Fry Golf Course & Jack Clark Golf Course), and the Metropolitan Golf Course (5.2 mi).
You'll enjoy the challenging public golf courses provided by Oakland, San Francisco, Alameda, and other Bay Area communities. The courses are well maintainedand offer beautiful San Francisco Bay views and a diverse range of venues for golfers to choose from.
Scan our list of San Francisco Bay Area Golf Courses for more information to help you plan your golf vacation at the Executive Inn & Suites Oakland.
Montclair Golf Course 3.0 miles
2477 Monterey Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94611, (510) 482-0422
The Montclair Golf Course is one of three municipal golf courses in the City of Oakland. The Montclair Golf Course is located within the Oakland Hills and offers a flat course with a short par 3 and is a public course. There is a 9-hole Bent grass course with water in play available and quite challenging. Yardage: 1134, Par: 54.
Chuck Corica Golf Complex 3.2 miles
1 Clubhouse Memorial Rd, Alameda, CA 94502, (510) 747-7824
Earl Fry Golf Course: The 18-hole "Earl Fry" course at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex facility in Alameda, California features 6,310 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course rating is 70.9 and it has a slope rating of 123 on Blue grass. Earl Fry golf course opened in 1927.
Jack Clark Golf Course: The 18-hole "Jack Clark" course at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex facility in Alameda, California features 6,560 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course rating is 71.8 and it has a slope rating of 119 on Blue grass. Jack Clark golf course opened in 1927.
Chuck Corica Golf Complex: The 9-hole "Mif Albright" course at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex facility in Alameda, California features 1,152 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 27 . The course rating is 32.0 and it has a slope rating of 113 on Blue grass. Mif Albright golf course opened in 1927.
Metropolitan Golf Course 5.2 miles
10051 Doolittle Dr, Oakland, CA 94603, (510) 569-5555
The 18-hole "Metropolitan" course at the Metropolitan Golf Links facility in Oakland, California is a public golf course that features 6,959 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . Designed by Johnny Miller/Fredrick C. Bliss, ASGCA, the Metropolitan golf course opened in 2003.
The Metropolitan Golf Links has a compact layout with two balanced nine hole loops that start and end at the clubhouse. The routing of the course includes straight holes, doglegs, and even a couple of double doglegs! The layout boasts subtle mounting, gentle undulation changes, four wetlands areas, and just enough bunkering to add significant strategic interest. The interesting routing also means that the wind affects each hole very differently, also adding to the fun. Perhaps the greatest asset of The Metropolitan Golf Links layout is that it provides the thinking golfer with a variety of options depending on the wind, course conditions, and the golfer's appetite for risk on any given day.
Lake Chabot Golf Course 7.5 miles
11450 Golf Links Rd, Oakland, CA 94605, (510) 351-5812
The 18-hole "Lake Chabot" course at the municipal (public) Lake Chabot Golf Course facility in Oakland, California features 6,102 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 69.4 and it has a slope rating of 123 on Blue grass. Designed by Willie Loch, the Lake Chabot golf course opened in 1923.
Situated in the Oakland Hills with stunning panoramic views of the City of Oakland, Bay Bridge and Lake Chabot area, the City of Oakland's Lake Chabot Golf Course offers an unbeatable combination: 27 pristine holes of golf for players of all skill levels, at affordable rates that make the game accessible to everyone. A favorite of local golfers since 1923, the course recently completed extensive course and property improvements that have taken the course to the next level. Comprehensive re-seeding, fertilization and improved irrigation have significantly improved course conditioning and playability, while a complete remodeling of the property's historic Spanish-style clubhouse – including an upgrade to the Chabot Café and enhanced banquet and catering capabilities – make it the ideal location for special events ranging from business meetings and golf tournaments to wedding receptions and fundraisers.
With the full length 18-hole layout, a 9-hole course with par-3 holes ideal for beginners, juniors and families, and a variety of golf instructional programs for players of all ages, Lake Chabot Golf Course offers an enjoyable challenge for everyone – from novices to low handicappers. Regardless of ability, golfers will find Lake Chabot's signature par-6, 673-yard 18th hole to be one of the most unforgettable finishing holes in the region.
Tilden Park Golf Course 10.2 miles
Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94708, (510) 848-7373
Public Berkeley golf course offering driving range, golf lessons, pro shop and wedding venue. Located in the scenic Berkeley Hills, just minutes away from the UC Berkeley campus, this William Park Bell Jr. design features a challenging 18-hole, par 70 course. Tilden Park's signature first hole, a 420-yard par 4 straight uphill to an elevated green, is considered to be one of toughest starting holes in the Bay Area. Set amongst rolling hills and tree lined fairways, Tilden Park Golf Course is truly one of a kind. Tilden Park Golf Course also features a three-tiered driving range with over 60 stalls, practice putting greens and a full service bar and grill. Lessons are available through the Bay Area Golf Learning Center and discount memberships are also available.
Monarch Bay Golf Club 10.5 miles
13800 Monarch Bay Dr, San Leandro, CA, (888) 968-7229
At Monarch Bay Golf Club you will discover the atmosphere of a fine golf venue, one that ensures your day will be a memorable occasion. Set just feet from the San Francisco Bay, the Monarch Bay Golf Course provides ideal course conditions, stunning views of the Peninsula and 18 challenging holes of golf making it one of the best values in the Bay Area.
Tony Lema Golf Course: The 18-hole "Tony Lema" course at the Monarch Bay Golf Club facility in San Leandro, California features 7,015 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course rating is 73.5 and it has a slope rating of 121. Designed by (R) John F. Harbottle, III, ASGCA, the Tony Lema golf course opened in 2001.
Marina Golf Course: The 9-hole "Marina" course at the Monarch Bay Golf Club facility in San Leandro, California features 1,734 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 29 . The course rating is 29.3 and it has a slope rating of 88. Designed by (R) John F. Harbottle, III, ASGCA, the Marina golf course opened in 1982.
Golden Gate Park Golf Course 12.8 miles
64 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA (415) 751-8987
The layout of Golden Gate Golf Course will challenge the better player. Yet, being a par three, nine-hole golf course it is also ideal for beginning golfers. Being a short, nine-hole course - our staff recognizes and appreciates that beginning golf is our business!
Skywest Golf Course 14.5 mi
1401 Golf Course Rd, Hayward, CA 94541, (510) 317-2300
The 18-hole "Skywest" course at the Skywest Golf Course facility in Hayward, California features 6,862 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 72.9 and it has a slope rating of 121 on Blue grass. Skywest golf course opened in 1965.
Willow Park Public Golf Course? 16.7 mi
17007 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546, (510) 537-8989
Willow Park Golf Course Castro Valley is a stunning 18-hole course Castro Valley, California. The golf park features 6,227 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 69.7 and it has a slope rating of 115 on Blue grass. Designed by Bob E. Baldock, the Willow Park golf course in Castro Valley opened in 1966.
Willow Park Golf Course is extremely popular in Castro Valley because of its wildlife and scenery. The park does have its challenges. There is a creek taht runs down the right hand side of entire front line that comes into play on the thirteenth holes. The other challenge at Willow Park Golf Course is that the slightly sloped greens are soft cause they are frequently watered. Which means the green is soft enough to hold the ball or slow it down.
Presidio Golf Course 17.3 miles
300 Finley Road, San Francisco, CA (415) 561-4661
The Presidio Golf Course opened for public play in 1996 as a part of the Base Realignment and Closure Act. Originally (in 1895), the private Presidio Golf Club operated the golf course for the military for the 100+ years that the Sixth Army pision was based here on the Presidio Military Reservation. Today the public Presidio Golf Course manages the day to day operations of the golf course and its café while the private Presidio Golf Club still thrives and features golf and social memberships that rival any within the San Francisco area.
Gleneagles Golf Course 18.3 mi
San Francisco, California 94134, (415) 587-2425
The urban course, located not far from the Sunnydale public housing projects in Visitacion Valley, made the list of GolfWorld magazine's top nine-hole courses in the country. San Francisco's municipal green ranked No. 17 on the list of 25. Built in 1962 by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and designed by Jack Fleming, Gleneagles is known as a challenging course with narrow fairways and lots of trees. Gleneagles is open to the general public.
Lincoln Park Golf Course 18.7 mi
300 34th Avenue, San Francisco, CA (415) 221-9911
The Lincoln Park Golf Club has been an established club for 95 years with memberships open year-round to the general public.
Harding Park Golf Course 21.4 mi
9 Harding Road, San Francisco, CA (415) 664-4690
San Francisco Golf Courses are among the best golf destinations in the country, with some of the best municipal golf courses in California. Such is the case with the TPC Harding Park, formerly known as the Harding Park Golf Club, but now referred to as simply Harding Park. Opened on July 18, 1925 and named after President Warren G. Harding, an avid golfer who died two years earlier in San Francisco, the course runs along the shore of Lake Merced in the SW. corner of the city. It was designed by Willie Watson and Sam Whiting, also known for designing the Olympic Club Lake Course. Harding Park has been restored to past glory and has held several PGA Tour events including the 2005 WGC-American Express Championship, 2009 President's Cup and the Champion’s Tour season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship in 2010 & 2011. Harding Park is a public course and is a must play when you are visiting the San Francisco area.