Seal Rock Inn

Seal Rock Inn
seen from the west
545 Point Lobos Avenue  •  San Francisco, CA 94121  •  Phone: 415-752-8000  •  Toll-free: 1-888-732-5762

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 Public Golf Courses

(For more information about municipal golf courses under the jurisdiction of the S.F. Recreation and Parks Department, see

Lincoln Golf Course
Lincoln Park Golf Course (1945 postcard)

+Lincoln Park Golf Course

Located at 34th Avenue at Clement Street, San Francisco’s 18-hole Lincoln Park Golf Course about 15 blocks from the Seal Rock Inn. This par 68 course was opened in 1928 and is 5,149 yards long.

Lincoln Park offers spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin headlands across the bay front. The course has been described as “moderately forested with mature cypress and pine trees and native landscaping on rolling and sometimes steep hills.”

Reservations can be obtained by calling the municipal golf reservation system at 415-750-GOLF (4653).

Presidio Golf Course
Presidio Golf Course

+Presidio Golf Course

This once private 18-hole course is over 100 years old. It opened for public play in 1995 and quickly gained a reputation as one of the nation’s top public golf courses. 6,500 yards of challenging golf wind through beautiful eucalyptus and Monterey pine trees within the city’s Presidio.

Lunch and appetizers are served seven days a week at the Presidio Café.

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Golden Gate Park Golf Course
Golden Gate Park Golf Course, hole #3

+Golden Gate Park Golf Course

This 9-hole, par 27 course is located just five blocks away from the Seal Rock Inn. Their location at 47th Avenue and Fulton Street is just inside Golden Gate Park.

The longest hole is only 193 yards long, so it’s a great course for beginners. They are open seven days a week, 365 days a year.

This is an ideal facility for travelers because club and equipment rentals are available at nominal prices so people traveling without their own clubs can still play a round of golf.

The course facilities also includes a practice green, driving range, snack shop, group and private instruction and walk-ons only—no reservations!

For more information call: 415-751-8987 or see

Presidio Golf Course
Harding Park Golf Course

+Harding Park Golf Course

Located in the southwest corner of the city, Harding is an 18-hole San Francisco municipal golf course open to the public.

Many of the holes adjoin and overlook Lake Merced (the golf course is actually on a peninsula bordered on three sides by the lake).

The Harding Park complex includes an outstanding executive nine-hole course known as the Fleming Golf Course, with same discerning standards and conditioning as Harding’s.

Reservations can be obtained by calling the municipal golf reservation system at 415-750-GOLF (4653) or see

  (photo © Chee-onn Leong)

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