Your Guide to Golf in Menlo Park

There’s no arguing that Menlo Park is a buzzing hub for technology and the arts, but it’s also home to a wide variety of golf courses! With challenging layouts, beautiful scenery and affordable rates, the golf courses in Menlo Park is worth visiting. Here’s your guide to some of the best courses in the area.


Affordable Golf Course in Menlo Park

Finding a golf course in California that is entertaining, yet affordable can sometimes be a challenge. For a short game of golf that won’t break the bank, choose Emerald Hills Golf Course in Redwood City. It’s a par 3, 9-hole course with two practice greens and a practice cage. The best part? Regular rates start at just $18, with replay rates starting as low as $10.


Premier Golf Course in Menlo Park

Situated above the Stanford University Campus, the Stanford Golf Course has been consistently rated as one of the nicest courses in the world. Over the years, the course has hosted a variety of major golf events, including the U.S. Open Qualifying and Women’s NCAA Championships. And although the course is open to Stanford students and faculty, their Golf Learning Center is open to the public – including 50 driving stations, five target greens and lights for night play.


Golf Course with Great Views

Stretching along the ocean cliff coast, Half Moon Bay Golf Links is one of the best courses to visit if you’re looking for stunning views. The course features two different 18-hole courses, both with unbelievable California views. The Old Course has a lush parkland design (by none other than Arnold Palmer), with plenty of water hazards and tree-tined fairways. On the Ocean Course, you’ll find Pacific Ocean water and beach views from nearly every hole.


Where to Stay in Menlo Park

After a day on the course, make sure to stay at a Menlo Park hotel that will suit your needs, like the Park James Hotel. Known for its California style and eclectic atmosphere, at Park James, you’ll be met with unique design and comfortable amenities at every turn. (Bonus: This hotel is also pet-friendly!)


While in Menlo Park, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the many golf courses in the area! And as you plan your trip, don’t forget to book your stay in the nearby Park James Hotel.



Park James Hotel
Park James brings California craft style and hands-on service to Silicon Valley. Expect a flexible and inspiring hub for working and an on-site California-style restaurant for cuisine and cocktails. 1400 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025. 650.304.3880