Cabo San Lucas Country Club Golf Course
Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, México.
The Cabo San Lucas Country Club golf course is the only one in the Los Cabos area which offers a lighted driving range; allowing golf enthusiasts an opportunity to drive and putt and improve their game at night. The 18-hole desert golf course has breathtaking ocean views of the Cabo San Lucas Bay and Sea of Cortez.
The original 9-holes were designed by Roy Dye, a second generation golf course architect. The course is relatively flat with a gentle slope from the back side downward towards the ocean. According to the golftipsmag website, the Country Club compares favorably to golf courses in Palm Springs, California. Gently rolling fairways girdled by waste bunkers, cardon cactus, palo blanco trees and colorful bougainvillea characterize the layout. Agustin Piza, a Mexican designer who has worked extensively throughout Latin America, altered several holes to improve sightlines and enhance playability. In particular, the club’s back nine was shortened and its corridors widened to expand the layout’s ocean views. The new and revised holes feature improved flexibility from the forward tees, better risk-reward scenarios from the back tees, and more undulating greens.
In the wake of the remedial work by Piza, holes one through seven remain the same, while the par-3 eighth and par-4 ninth holes were swapped for the par-3 17th and par-4 18th holes, respectively. The most noticeable changes are found on the back nine, specifically holes 10 through 16.
While players have lauded the changes and embraced the layout’s improved playability, the club still presents a firm test. Among the more daunting holes is the double-dogleg par-5 seventh, which swings around a lake and stretches to 610 yards from the back tees, ranking it among the longest holes in Mexico.
Ladies golf classes are currently offered at a very affordable $250 pesos ($13 USD). Tee times are available from 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM and can be reserved via their website or contacting the office.