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Short game options in the 209 in Escalon, Farmington

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POSTED March 17, 2012 1:01 a.m.

Need to work on your short game?

Look no farther than the Escalon Golf Course.

This nine-hole course plays the same for men, women, and children regardless of skill level. Electric-powered golf carts are available for those with physical disabilities.

The longest hole on this par-31, 1,520-yard golf course is the No. 7 hole. This 260-yard green is one of four par-4s on this course designed by Ken Johnson.

Escalon opened in 1984.

The course record, according to Northern California Golf Association, is a 6-under-par 25 held by John Defilippi.

Place: Escalon Golf Course

Location: 17051 S. Escalon-Bellota Road.

Staff: Lorie Macsenti (manager), Craig Sorrenti (golf pro), Lance Johnson (golf pro) and Dan Adams (golf pro).

Dress code: No.

Hours of operation
: Pro shop opens at 7 a.m. Golf Course, from morning to dusk.

Cost:  $8.50 to $10 (golf cart, $10).

Information: 209-838-1277.



JB Golf

Surrounded by orchards, JB Golf is a quaint and quiet nine-hole course located in Farmington.

Every hole is a par 3 with no sand traps and the only water hazard at the No. 7 green. No. 6 with the large oak tree along the fairway is considered the signature hole.

Place: JB Golf

Location: 24305 E. Highway 4, Farmington

Hours of operation
: Mornings to 4 p.m.

Cost: $9

Information
: 209-886-5670

No alcohol is allowed on the premises. That’s the promise owner Jim Boone made when he inherited the funds for the par-27, 889-yard golf course that opened in 1990.

The course with antique tractors, ducks, and bunnies, to name a few, is ideal for those in need of working on their short game.

VINCE REMBULAT
209 staff reporter

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