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4.5
102 Reviews (102)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
92.5%
Recommend this course
95 out of 102 reviews
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4.6
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.9%
Recommend this course
37 out of 39 reviews
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4.4
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.9%
Recommend this course
50 out of 55 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6803 yards
Slope 137
Rating 73.1

Formerly known as Saddle Creek Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Greens Zoysia turf target
Golf Season Year round
Architect Carter Morrish (1996) Roy Bechtol (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

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Reviews

4.5
102 Reviews (102)
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Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

yo

the pro shop told us to tee off early and then the marshall gave us crap, other than that it was good

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic course, a bit over watered

Thoroughly enjoyed this course. Played for the first time yesterday. The course has a fun, challenging layout with lots of water, bunkers, dog legs, and elevation. Tees and greens were in excellent shape. The fairways however were overwatered in several places, and several of the bunkers need attention. Overall, a great course for the price. I will definitely be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Course

I love this course but it’s hit and miss with fairway conditions. It’s either perfect or overwatered andI don’t understand that. Way too much water. Fairways were so wet cart would sink or most of it was soggy and ruts from carts.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice course, decent weather. Can’t be bad!

The course had just been aerated, which caused us some issues - really slow greens.
Several of the fairways have large really wet spots. Our golf balls vanished from sight in the fairways a few times and roll after hitting drives was minimal within these wet areas. It beats hitting off of hard pan, but it frustrates just as much.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Water, water everywhere

Almost every review mentions how wet the course is. Absolutely right. I discussed this issue with the starter and he said the fractured rock soil made so much water necessary. I understand his point but still believe they overdo it. I doubt I hit more than 5 or 6 shots all day that didn't come up muddy. I really think the greenskeeper could do a better job of calibrating water use.

That said, this is probably the best non-coastal public course in Northern California. Terrific layout. Great variety. Good greens.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course, bunkers need some more sand

Bunkers have very little to no sand, some have pieces of the fiber sticking out of the bunkers. some are unplayable, need to be redone.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Great track. The only knock on the course today is that the fairways were waterlogged.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf at Copper

Great times.The course was pretty wet but I would have rather had a wet course than a dried up dead course. Pretty hard to have it perfect when the temperature is running in or near the 100s. Pace of play was real fast. No one in front or behind. Our own lousy shots here and there was the only thing holding us up. Less than a 3 1/2 hour round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 31
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow pace and no tee make set up

It took 5 hours to play and waterering all over the course and tee mark was set aside conner s

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Review

Outstanding course. I think this is my favorite by far. They need to add some sand to the bunkers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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