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Corica Park South Course brings the Australian Sandbelt to the California Bay Area
In American golf these days, new course openings are rare. Most happen a far-away resorts with big budgets and big price tags. Top-notch restorations have been improving courses nationwide, but the private-club community has been the driver of most of that work. That's what makes what has happened at Corica Park in Alameda, Calif., so special.
Visit the Rees Jones Designed South Course
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The Bay Area’s Only Australian Sandbelt Style Rees Jones Design is unlike any other in the Bay Area. World renowned golf architect Rees Jones describes the design as "minimalist" and more like you would find in the Sandbelt region of Australia -- the most famous course in the region being Royal Melbourne -- where you can play the ball to the hole by air or ground.
South Course Features
- Professional Tour style course conditioning for great lies
- Climate sustainable grass with natural water wild life habitats
- Wide expansive fairways to help your drives find the short grass
- Fun risk and reward options for imaginative shot making
- Distinct Australian design feel (without traveling down under)
- 5 sets of tees to provide many different playing angles
Around the world, plenty of golf courses would benefit from a substantial renovation, verging on a total rebuild.
Which is why the reconstruction of the South course at Chuck Corica Park in Alameda, California, by architect Rees Jones and his associate Steve Weisser, with the close collaboration of Marc Logan and George Kelley of contractor Greenway Golf, is so interesting.
The vision for Corica Park is that it becomes the default choice for anyone in the Bay Area serious about golf.
Chuck Corica Park | 1 Clubhouse Memorial Rd. | Alameda, CA 94502 | 510.747.7800