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the layout, Ridgemark offers a great course that is fun for all skill levels. It has mature trees, large greens, water features and a course that moves nicely up and down. There are some houses that you have to contend with but it’s not as tight as some courses. The course has something for every golfer: length on some holes, carry-over water hazards on some holes, and nice fl at fairways for most beginners. The wind can blow a little in the afternoons so keep that in mind when you are enjoying this great course. Rates: Weekday $48 – Weekend rates $59. [831.637.8151/] GAVILAN COLLEGE GOLF COURSE The one true beginner/recreational golfer’s course on this list, Gavilan has sparked the love of golf for thousands of South County residents (including myself). Designed for a quick round with little trouble and an easy walk, Gavilan is a mecca for junior golfers, (The First Tee of Silicon Valley host classes there), seniors, ladies and anyone looking to play nine holes in l