Est. 
1922

Lake Merced Golf Club

2300 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015
Offering a serene escape in Daly City, Lake Merced is renowned for its competitive spirit, rich history, and beautifully maintained course that hosts both championship events and recreational play.

Holes

18

Par

72

Length

6960
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About Lake Merced Golf Club

Just a stone's throw from San Francisco, Lake Merced Golf Club offers an escape that feels worlds away from the bustling city life. Established in 1922, this club has become a revered sanctuary for golf enthusiasts, known for its deep-rooted history, picturesque surroundings, and a commitment to providing an exceptional golfing experience. With recent renovations spearheaded by acclaimed architect Gil Hanse, Lake Merced Golf Club blends modern enhancements with its classic charm, ensuring a pristine environment for both relaxation and competitive play.

Members and their guests enjoy a range of amenities that elevate their experience beyond the fairways. The club boasts a welcoming atmosphere with a vibrant community, making it a hub for social activities and forging lasting relationships. Whether it's teeing off on a fog-laden morning or attending one of the club’s many social events, Lake Merced offers a unique blend of leisure and activity, framed by the tranquil backdrop of Lake Merced itself​

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Address

2300 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015

Year Built

1922

Hours of Operation

Call for details

Highlights

Legendary 18 Hole Golf Course: A beautifully maintained course, originally designed by Scot Willie Locke and recently enhanced by Gil Hanse, providing a challenging yet enjoyable experience.

Exclusive Member Benefits: The club offers a vibrant community atmosphere.

Renowned Golf Tournaments: Host to prestigious golf tournaments including the LPGA Mediheal Championship.

Comprehensive Guest Amenities: Implements a thorough guest policy to ensure an exclusive experience, including dress codes and guidelines for using facilities.

Memberships / Cost at Lake Merced Golf Club

Standard Membership

Type

Initiation Fee

Call for Details

Annual Dues

Call for Details

Annual Food & Beverage Min.

Call for Details

Other Fees

Note

Equity

Golf Course Details at Lake Merced Golf Club

Course Architect(s)

Robert Muir Graves,Alister MacKenzie,Rees Jones,Steve Weisser,William Lock

Holes:

18

Par:

72

Length (Yards):

6960

Slope:

127

Rating:

71.5

Fairway Grass

Bent Grass

Greens Grass

Bent Grass

Tee Box Highlights

Landscape

Walking Allowed:

Yes

Club Rentals:

Yes

Caddie Rentals:

No

Driving Range:

yes

Chipping Area:

Yes

Practice Green:

Yes

The golf course at Lake Merced is nothing short of a masterpiece, a testament to the visions of its original and modern architects. It's a course that demands strategy and skill, designed to challenge the novice and expert alike. The course features meticulously maintained fairways and challenging greens, set against the scenic vistas of Northern California. Its layout is influenced by the natural topography, utilizing the rolling hills and dense foliage to create natural hazards and stunning views

Historically, the course has been a venue for numerous notable tournaments, adding layers of prestige and challenge that attract top players from around the world. One of the most famous holes is the 18th, a demanding par-4 that has played a decisive role in many tournaments, including the LPGA Mediheal Championship. This hole requires a precise drive to avoid the strategically placed bunkers and a well-angled approach shot to a sloping green, making it a thrilling finish to a round​.

Over the decades, Lake Merced Golf Club has hosted an array of championships, each adding to the club’s storied legacy. From amateur matches to professional showdowns, the course has seen legendary plays by golfing greats such as Tiger Woods and Lydia Ko, who have all navigated its challenging layout. The course's design and its ability to host significant events speak volumes about its quality and the test it poses to all who play it​.

Lake Merced Golf Club continues to stand as a monument to golfing excellence and community spirit. The recent renovations by Gil Hanse not only restored its historical elements but also introduced modern features that ensure its relevance and sustainability for years to come. As the club moves forward, it remains a cherished venue for both historical reflection and the creation of new memories, embodying a perfect blend of past and present, tradition and innovation​.

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Tee Box Details at Lake Merced Golf Club

Tee Box

Length

Par

Rating

Slope

Green
6960
72
73.6
134
Black
6661
72
72.4
131
Blue
6324
72
71.2
129
Blue (W)
6324
72
76.8
135
Blue/White
6153
72
70.4
127
Blue/White (W)
6153
72
75.8
131
White
5980
72
69.4
125
White (W)
5980
72
74.4
129
White/Red
5556
72
67.1
120
White/Red (W)
5556
72
72.0
125
Red
5096
72
65.5
115
Red (W)
5096
72
69.7
120