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3.7
343 Reviews (343)
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
168
3 Stars
71
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
23
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
83.4%
Recommend this course
276 out of 343 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.0
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
96.3%
Recommend this course
52 out of 54 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
129 Reviews (129)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
66
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.6%
Recommend this course
113 out of 129 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6412 yards
Slope 119
Rating 70.0
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Santa Anita Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1935
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $12.00 - $15.00
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.7
343 Reviews (343)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 13
Seniors 9
Walkers 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

General course is good!

Fairway condition is so so.
Green is good condition.
Some of fairway is very day so too difficult to play iron.
Need to improve dry area and course management.
But good price performance course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

The pace of play was great, finished under 4.5hrs. The greens were great and the course was in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Needs Some Maintenance

Overall I can only give this course a 3 star rating. The good - interesting course layout with healthy kikuyu grass fairways. The bad - the worst sand traps I have seen in a very long time. The sad part is that there does seem to be sand in the traps. All they need to do is to dig down about 2-3 inches and loosen up the existing sand.
Right now, there is about 1/4 inch of loose sand on top of rock hard wet sand. Also bad - the round took over 5 hours (5 hours 5 minutes to be exact). The ugly - greens with dozens of unrepaired ball marks. With a few upgrades this can be a 4-star course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Busy

Overall not bad - nobody bothers fixing their pitch marks so greens are quite chewed up. Grainy greens and sticky collars - bump and runs are risky. 5 hour round on a Sunday is typical without course marshals. Some pretty dangerous areas for errant shots - be aware at all times.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are nice, but….

Overall the course is pretty nice. Greens are really nice. They would be a lot better if golfers would repair divots. The tee boxes could be much better. They were not in the best condition. Overall, pretty nice.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 149
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition

The golf course was in decent shape. Greens were a little slow but very pleased with condition and pace of play. We played it in about 4 1/2hrs and this is so nice that I would return again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 149
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

On the Golfnow, the price was listed as $39 and I’ve a reservation for this price.
But when we checked in, they charged us $60, which is very ridiculous.
And what they told us is that the price on the Golfnow is nothing to do with them.
They (either Golfnow or clubhouse) should not inform the different price to the other consumers.
Hope this is not going to happen again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Greatly improved!

Give credit when due. Fairways much improved recently. Greens aeration and overseed (Bermuda base greens) with bent grass grow in was great! Kudos to the Superintendent for overseeding greens with bent grass for an improved roll! Tees hopefully will get aeration next; still hard to get a tee in the ground! Love the subtle old school design! IMHO better design than Brookside or Griffith Park!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 149
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

TEE TIMES

This is the 5th review I have written. The course if fine and the people are fine. The trouble getting a tee time thro
your web site is the problem. Why cannot you get a tee time 7 days in advance rather than 6 days is the problem. Look what other courses are doing. Get up to speed!! Get modern!! I am going to give you my phone number and bett you do not call me which means that nobody is reading this review..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting course

Enjoyed our round. Fairways were relatively wide and forgiving and ondulated landscape made this a special experience. Greens were a little slow which took some adjustment in play. Also they were relatively small and often dome shaped which made them an interesting challenge.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great staff - terrible greens

Staff is always excellent! Course layout is fine enough but the greens are so terrible. They’re so hoppy and inconsistent. It’s a bummer, they’re greens used to be fast and rolly and now they’re 18 holes of Plinko.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

HILLY ESTATES.....

VERY HILLY COURSE. MOST GREENS ON A DOME.... SO YOUR SHORT GAME MUST BE ON
CHALLENING PAR 5s ARE INTER DISPERSED WITH MORE CHALLENING PAR 4s
OVERALL... I WILL LIKELY COME BACK AND GIVE IT A GO... NOW THAT I HAVE AN IDEA OF THE LAY OUT AND DIFFICULT AREAS

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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