The Lodge at CordeValle

By October 12, 2010, 10:37 pm

With the Open approaching, all eyes are on CordeValle Golf Club. But viewers should also take a look at the 5-star resort complementing the beautiful golf course.


One CordeValle Club Drive

San Martin, California 95046

TEL: 408-695-4500

TEL: 877-255-2626

FAX: 408-695-4578

Resort Overview

CordeValle is a secluded retreat blending a world-class golf course by legendary designer Robert Trent Jones Jr., with the finest 5-star quality club, spa, accommodations and cuisine under the supervision of the internationally acclaimed Auberge Resorts.

The first of its kind, CordeValle combines the best of family oriented country clubs, golf resorts and private social clubs. This is the one place where you can arrange a meeting, a golf getaway, spa retreat or romantic escape with equal ease. CordeValle provides unique options to accommodate the lifestyles of elite business executives, entrepreneurs and guests from Silicon Valley and around the world.

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Golf Overview

Reflecting the belief that championship courses are not built just for professional tournaments, CordeValle offers an impressive variety of play. In what can be a serious challenge from the back tees can become fun and friendly from the regular and forward tees.

Like the world’s great courses, it takes on a different theme each time it is played. The ability to incorporate different strategies and club selections throughout the course will make every round a delightful new adventure.

Golf Courses

CordeValle Golf Club

Architect:  Robert Trent Jones, Jr.


Featuring unobstructed views of radiant natural beauty with dramatic contours and elevation changes, this 18-hole, 7,169 yard par 72 course, makes innovative use of the location’s hillsides, canyons and broad meadows.


Tees Yardage Rating Slope Par

Men's Ladies' Men's Ladies'

Back 7169 75.0 N/A 142 N/A 72

Middle 6703 72.7 N/A 136 N/A 72

Forward 5385 N/A N/A N/A N/A 72


Under the supervision of award-winning Auberge chefs, CordeValle offers fine and casual dining options. Innovative menus taking advantage of the regions fresh produce and on-site vineyard will both inspire and delight. Dishes evolve seasonally and naturally creating bold flavor combinations and harmony with regional wines. CordeValle caters to all dietary requirements while delivering a quality fresh and innovative menu.

The Dining Room

Enjoy contemporary, fresh American cuisine in a casual yet sophisticated atmosphere. Located in the Clubhouse, The Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily taking advantage of fresh regional offerings.

The Grill

Located adjacent to the golf shop The Grill offers casual dining in an outdoor patio setting. The Grill is open for continental breakfast, lunch, cocktails and a varied menu until sunset.

The Bar

The Bar at CordeValle serves specialty drinks and a wide array of martinis that complement a wonderful selection of wines and international spirits. Unwind with soft piano music while enjoying appetizers and overlooking panoramic views of the golf course.


Among the many advantages of this exclusive setting, none offers as great a choice of pleasures as The Spa at CordeValle. In keeping with the grand traditions of golf, this relaxing and invigorating spa features a grand variety of traditional, classic services.

Each one has been custom designed to encourage well-being, restore calm and rejuvenate the body. Treatments are based on current philosophies of health, fitness and beauty, combined with ancient European traditions like Kur, and enhanced with expert therapeutic attention.

CordeValle’s spectacular setting is reflected in treatments that draw upon the natural healing properties of the region’s herbs, plants, minerals and fruits. With vineyards flourishing on the sunny hillsides, it’s only natural that grape seeds are a part of several signature and specialty treatments.

Also highlighted by the beautiful setting are fitness activities that take advantage of the surrounding terrain. Members and guests can start their day with an energizing, early-morning run, or enjoy a guided afternoon hike. And for indoor exercise, the state-of-the-art fitness facilities offer cardiovascular and strength equipment.


Conveniently located just off the spacious lobby of the clubhouse, the meeting area offers a variety of impressive choices. Overlooking the fragrant Rose Garden, the Ballroom can accommodate up to 150 guests for events ranging from an important business gathering to a gala theme dinner.




Fitness Facilities


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After Further Review: Tiger's return comes at perfect time

By Golf Channel DigitalJanuary 22, 2018, 2:19 am

Each week, takes a look back at the week in golf. Here's what's weighing on our writers' minds.

On the current state of golf as Tiger Woods returns to competition ...

Less than four days before Tiger Woods returns to official competitive golf for the first time in a year, Jon Rahm, the new second-ranked player in the world, won on the PGA Tour and Rory McIlroy made an impressive 2018 debut on the European Tour (T-3).

Not since Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus crossed paths at the 1960 U.S. Open has there been so many superstars all poised for big seasons, with world No. 1 Dustin Johnson having already won this year and Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas both coming off stellar seasons.

It’s a good time for golf. - Rex Hoggard

On Tommy Fleetwood's continued success ...

There have been scores of talented European players whose skills didn’t translate to the PGA Tour … and maybe, in a few years, Tommy Fleetwood will prove to be no different.

He sure looks like the real deal, though.  

His title defense in Abu Dhabi – on the strength of a back-nine 30 in windy conditions – was his third title in the past 12 months and 11th top-10 overall. A few of those have come in majors and World Golf Championship events, too, which led the reigning Race to Dubai champion to accept PGA Tour membership for this season.

Beginning at Riviera, he plans to play exclusively in the States through May, then reassess for the rest of the year. Hope he sticks, because he’s a fun personality with tons of game. - Ryan Lavner

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Rahm passes Spieth to become world No. 2

By Nick MentaJanuary 22, 2018, 1:25 am

With his win Sunday at the CareerBuilder Challenge, Jon Rahm picked up his second PGA Tour victory and moved to No. 2 in the FedExCup points standings.

He picked up one more No. 2, too.

The 23-year-old Spaniard passed Jordan Spieth to move to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, behind only Dustin Johnson.

In 19 months, since June 2016, Rahm has rocketed from No. 776 in the world to No. 2, thanks in part to his low divisor, his number of events played.

Asked after his playoff victory over Andrew Landry to discuss his rapid ascent up the world rankings, Rahm was almost at a loss.

“It's hard to believe to be honest, passing Jordan Spieth,” he said. “That's a three-time major champion. I only have two wins. He's got 10-plus, right? It's again – I've said it many times – I never thought I was going to be at this point in my life right now.”

Rahm may only have two PGA Tour titles, but this is his fourth worldwide win in the last year, dating back to last season’s Farmers Insurance Open. He also took the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and the DP World Tour Championship on his way to claiming the European Tour’s 2017 Rookie of the Year Award.

Dating back to the start of last season on the PGA Tour, Rahm has racked up 12 top-10s, three runner-ups, and two wins.

He will head to Torrey Pines next week ready to defend for the first time.

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Brady compares self to Woods after winning AFC title

By Jason CrookJanuary 22, 2018, 1:05 am

Tom Brady and Tiger Woods are two of the all-time greats in their respective sports ... a fact that is not lost on the five-time Super Bowl winning quarterback.

Fresh off leading the New England Patriots to a AFC Championship victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Brady was asked about winning the game despite a cut on his throwing hand - which made national news heading into the matchup.

His response invoked the name of a certain 14-time major winner, something that would be tough to pull off, if not for the fact that he is, you know, Tom Brady.

“I think it's kind of arrogant to say it bothered me when we had a pretty good game, so I wouldn't say that," the 40-year-old told reporters after the game. "It's like when Tiger Woods said, ‘That was my C game’ and he won the tournament."

Tiger Woods winning with his "C game" may be a distant memory for golf fans, but no matter what game he brings, his next chance to win comes next week at Torrey Pines during his official comeback to the PGA Tour.

Brady has a shot at his sixth Super Bowl title in two weeks. The Patriots would probably benefit from him bringing a little better than his "C game" as well.

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Rahm beats Landry in playoff to win CareerBuilder

By Nick MentaJanuary 22, 2018, 1:00 am

Jon Rahm birdied the fourth extra hole Sunday to defeat Andrew Landry in a playoff, win the CareerBuilder Challenge and move to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Here’s how things played out in overtime at PGA West:

Leaderboard: Rahm (-22), Landry (-22), John Huh (-20), Adam Hadwin (-20), Martin Piller (-20), Kevin Chappell (-19), Scott Piercy (-19)

What it means: This is Rahm’s second PGA Tour win and his fourth worldwide victory in the last year, dating back to last season’s Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm took the early lead Thursday with an opening 62 and after rounds of 67-70, he started the final round two back. On Sunday, he made five birdies without dropping a single shot on the intimidating Stadium Course. In the clubhouse at 22 under, Rahm watched as Landry made birdie on 18 to force a playoff.

Rahm missed birdie putts that would have ended the tournament on the final hole of regulation and on each playoff hole. Finally, on his fourth trip down 18 of the day, his birdie bid found the cup. With the victory, Rahm passes Jordan Spieth to move to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, trailing only Dustin Johnson. He enters next week at Torrey Pines looking to defend for the first time.

Best of the rest: A two-time winner playing his second full season on the PGA Tour, Landry shot 68 Sunday, making birdie on the 72nd hole to force extras. Once Rahm finally made birdie on the fourth playoff hole, Landry's putt to extend slid by on the right edge. This is Landry's best career finish on the PGA Tour. Had he won, he would have secured full Tour status through the 2019-20 season and earned invites to the Masters, Players, and PGA Championships.

Round of the day: Sam Saunders fired an 8-under 64 to register this best finish of the season, a tie for eighth at 18 under. The reigning Tour Championship winner was 9 under par through 12 holes before making bogey at 13 and parring his way into the clubhouse.

Biggest disappointment: Overnight leader Austin Cook was eyeing his second win of the season but never contended. The RSM champion carded two double bogeys Sunday en route to a 3-over 75, dropping him from the 54-hole lead to a tie for 14th.

Shot of the day: Rahm's putt to win:

Quote of the day: "One of us had to do it and either one of us would have been a well-deserving champion." - Rahm on his playoff victory over Landry