Cabo San Lucas Country Club Golf Course Ultimate Guide

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One of the most scenic yet hardest golf courses in Cabo is found at the prestigious Cabo San Lucas Country Club, only a short distance from downtown Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. 

At the apex of the Baja Peninsula, the Sea of Cortez joins gracefully with the Pacific Ocean. On land, a pristine desert landscape descends to meet the sea foam colored surf below. This is an 18-hole, par 72, 7,220-yard course that Roy and Matt Dye built. Rough clusters of Palo Blanco trees and vibrant bougainvillea contrast well with the lush, meticulously maintained Bermuda grass fairways and greens, which are all framed by stunning views of the Sea of Cortez and Land’s End.

The delicate ecosystem of this 200-acre course has been carved out of the mountain and desert landscape while continuing to be a natural habitat for a wide variety of flora and wildlife. Both golfers and non-golfers will experience the most breathtaking panoramic views of Land’s End at Hole 18!

No other golf course in Cabo San Lucas can match the spectacular views of Land’s End provided by this world class golf facility. What’s more, nearly every hole offers stunning vistas of the Sea of Cortez. You get to experience championship golf at its best while also having access to some of the most beautiful views a golf course can provide.

A Visually Stunning Yet Challenging Course

The gently sloping fairways, more than 80 bunkers, and hole number 7, one of the longest holes in all of Mexico at 610 yards, showcase the beauty and challenge of the 18-hole championship golf course. Even the most discerning golfer is sure to be captivated by its distinctive combination of shot-making challenges set against the breathtaking backdrop of desert and ocean vistas.

The country club provides some of the best green fees in all of Cabo, in addition to having one of the greatest spots with views of Land’s End. Greens fees range from $90 to $245, with twilight rates as low as $79.

Course Description

Cabo San Lucas Country Club Reopens After Significant Renovations

The parkland-style course, which used to be among the longest and most difficult in Los Cabos, has undergone extensive renovations since Tropical Storm Lidia nearly devastated it in September 2017.

The Country Club now measures 6,852 yards (par 71) from the back tees, which puts it on par with golf courses in Palm Springs, California. The layout has Cardon cacti, bright bougainvillea, palo Blanco trees, and gently sloping fairways surrounded by waste bunkers. Tall rocky mountains frame the path to the north. Seven of the courses are affected by lakes, including the difficult par-4 ninth and 18th holes where each green is protected by a sizable rock-rimmed lagoon.

Hole Improvements

To increase playability and improve sightlines, some holes have been changed. To increase the layout’s sea vistas, the club’s back nine was reduced and its corridors extended. The redesigned and altered holes include more rolling greens, better risk-reward scenarios from the back tees, and improved flexibility from the forward tees. Bunkers were improved and remodeled all throughout the course. A more open, links-style setting has resulted from tree and plant pruning. The club also has the only illuminated driving range in Los Cabos, which is easily accessible to guests of nearby hotels and cruise ship passengers.

Although the players have praised the improvements and welcomed the layout’s enhanced playability, the club still poses a challenging game. Compared to the narrow and flat original putting surfaces, the new greens are bigger and more generously shaped. In addition, Cabo San Lucas Country Club still has a few difficult holes, as stated below.

Hole# 1 Par 4 Yards 352 Handicap Rating: 7/9

Remained the same

Hole# 2 Par 5 Yards 494 Handicap Rating: 9/3

Remained the same

Hole# 3 Par 3 Yards 180 Handicap Rating: 13

Remained the same

Hole# 4 Par 4 Yards 366 Handicap Rating: 17

Remained the same

Hole# 5 Par 4 Yards 411 Handicap Rating: 1

Hole# 6 Par 4 Yards 377 Handicap Rating: 15

Hole# 7 Par 5 Yards 531 Handicap Rating: 3

The double-dogleg par 5 seventh hole, which swings around a lake and spans to 610 yards from the back tees, is ranked among the longest and more intimidating holes in Mexico.

Hole# 8 Par 3 Yards 130 Handicap Rating: 11

The par 3 eighth hole has been exchanged for the par 3 17th.

Hole# 9 Par 4 Yards 361 Handicap Rating: 5

The par 4 ninth hole has been exchanged for the par 4 18th.

Hole# 10 Par 4 Yards 298 Handicap Rating: 6

The par 4 10th hole uses the same set of tee boxes as the original hole, but because of a friendlier green that is situated closer to the tees, regular golfers may complete it in regulation.

Hole# 11 Par 3 Yards 104 Handicap Rating: 14

The par 3 11th is a newly-created hole that leads to the previous 12th green, which was transformed into a large, wavy putting surface.

Hole# 12 Par 5 Yards 430 Handicap Rating: 8

The 12th hole was changed from a tough par 4 to a sporting par 5.

Hole# 13 Par 4 Yards 365 Handicap Rating: 12

The par 4 13th is situated within the original hole’s corridor but plays to a remodeled green.

Hole# 14 Par 3 Yards 138 Handicap Rating: 10

A lake on the right comes into play on the 208-yard par 3 14th.

Hole# 15 Par 4 Yards 336 Handicap Rating: 16

Hole# 16 Par 5 Yards 473 Handicap Rating: 2

The par 5 16th hole has a reversed hole direction. Now the fairway extends from north to south, pointing toward the Sea of Cortez.

Hole# 17 Par 3 Yards 205 Handicap Rating: 18

The par 3 17th plays uphill against the prevailing wind to a perched, inclined green and is 226 yards from the tips (205 yards from the white tees).

Hole# 18 Par 4 Yards 417 Handicap Rating: 4

The lengthy par 4 18th hole necessitates a blind tee shot over a slight rise and requires a very accurate approach shot to a green that is pressed between bunkers on the right and a lagoon on the left.

Course Information

Days of operation: Monday through Sunday

Operating Hours:

Golf Course – Every day from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Restaurant and Driving Range – Monday through Saturday, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM; Sunday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Tee times are available at 15-minute intervals, from 7:00am to 5:00pm.

ProShop access is for one user every shift. You are requested to be there 45 minutes before your round.

Membership Costs

The Country Club also provides memberships. The membership costs are shown below:

Individual Membership: $5000

Family Membership: $7000

The following benefits are included with membership:

  • 20 percent off food and drink
  • Unrestricted golf
  • Club storage (optional)
  • Practice space use
  • 20 percent off on purchased goods


  • Use of golf cart (shared)

Snacks and Dining Places

For a tasty snack or a full meal, make sure to visit the course’s open-air restaurant. The spacious VIVA Open-Air Restaurant, open from 7:00am to 11:00pm, is located close to the practice area and provides breakfast, lunch, and supper. There are extra costs for full restaurant and bar service.

Bathrooms are conveniently found at the 6th and 15th holes.

Tee Time Rates and Rental Costs

All prices and times are subject to change without notice.

18 Hole Fees

December 21, 2022 – April 23, 2023

Eat, Drink, and Play from 7:00am to 11:59am for $245.00!

07:00am – 11:59am – $215.00

12:00pm – 01:59pm – $205.00

02:00pm – 05:00pm – $160.00

Club Rental 18 holes Morning – $65 (paid direct)

Club Rental 18 Holes Twilight – $50 (paid direct)

Additional Rider 18 Holes – $50 (paid direct)

Fees are per individual and include green fee, practice balls, a shared cart, bottled water, and tax.

Driving Range with lighting: Free to use and no reservations needed.

150 balls in a pyramid (300 Pesos)

100 balls in a large bag (250 Pesos)

50 balls in a little bag (150 Pesos)

Golfer Feedback

Rated Very Good in TripAdvisor, garnering 3.5 stars from 145 reviews.

View or Download Scorecard

The Cabo San Lucas Scorecard can be viewed here.  To view scorecards, download the 18Birdies app at Google Play or AppStore.

Spend a Memorable Golf Vacation in Cabo

Play like a champ at the Cabo San Lucas Country Club or on one of our exclusive championship courses. Reserve your Cabo golf holiday with us today. It will be a great pleasure to see you enjoy a memorable and stress-free trip to Cabo.

Call us free of charge at 1-800-975-5569.