GOLF MAGAZINE's Course Ranking Panel was asked a series of questions about golf in San Francisco and the surrounding environs. Here are the panel's responses, along with some off-the-record comments.
If you could play only one course, which one would it be?
Golf Club... 83%
Olympic Club... 7%
Also receiving votes: California Golf Club of San Francisco; Mayacama Golf Club; Pasatiempo Golf Club
Off the Record ...
• San Francisco is the obvious choice, but the stuffiness of the place is enough of a detraction to put it second for me.
What is the best par-3 hole?
San Francisco No. 7... 39%