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3.6
307 Reviews (307)
5 Stars
65
4 Stars
117
3 Stars
77
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
76.8%
Recommend this course
235 out of 307 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
80.3%
Recommend this course
57 out of 71 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.8
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
82.8%
Recommend this course
101 out of 122 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6580 yards
Slope 138
Rating 72.3
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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Fairways Rye grass
Greens Rye grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Olin Dutra

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Reviews

3.6
307 Reviews (307)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 25
Elevation Changes 16
Narrow Fairways 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Group Getaways 7
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 18
Near Local Attractions 11
Convenient to the City 9

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome scenery

Love the course! Second time here and the staff was awesome and the greens were great and never felt rushed once since I brought my daughter. Recommend this place to everyone.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Playing Avila

For the deal I got from Golf passed it was an excellent day of golf. Everybody at the course was extremely friendly and helpful from the starter hut person, pro shop and parking people and the gal selling refreshments on the course. Very satisfied. Some holes were closed due to a concert but overall all a very pleasant afternoon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tim Gayda

I do not recommend playing this course if there is a concert that day!? We tried but it was so unorganized and the extra holes were not good I would not recommend ever playing during a concert

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice experience

The course provides a great coastal experience. Greens are receptive with both large and small targets. The fairways are often lined with trees, elevation changes and water/hazard carry to greens which can maybe slow down play with higher handicaps. The back 9 is more flat in topagraphy than front side
Kikuyu grass sets up the ball nicely for clean strikes. And of course beautiful scenery located at the beach in a small quaint town.
I played using discount offer in a Thursday afternoon. I know other days and times can provide 5 hour rounds while today was clear sailing. That made it an excellent value. Everyday pricing can be a bit high for the venue as is.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Unique little gem!

My wife and I played this course yesterday and it was a perfect day of golf. We are from Idaho and this course looks very representative of a central coast course close to the water. The course conditions were good and the staff was very helpful. The course design was challenging but had lots of "safe" spots to aim for. I could see that playing it more often would yield a better score. We would definitely play it again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun to play

Other than they did not accept my Golf Now cart play and required me to pay an extra $16 for the cart it was a fun course to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Avila Beach

I have played this course about 4 times in the last 20 years and was disappointed this time because it seems the course has deteriorated somewhat from what was a prime course to play to a mediocre one. The fairways are not as lush and the greens are slow and do not roll true as they used to.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Front 9 holes tough cuz hills and slopes . Need be on your game and not to be in a rush in setting up your ball striking.. take your time to view your angle where you should hit the balll..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Front 9 needs work, back 9 not bad

Conditions on the front 9 were a little disappointing. A lot of burned out grass, fairly bare patches, etc. A lot of uphill, sidehill, downhill terrain on the front 9. The back 9 had much better conditions and the terrain is a lot flatter.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

This course is challenging and fun. The amateur and low
handicapper will enjoy all the different looks, this course has to offer. That, combined with unparalleled weather,,
will make your outing memorable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Does not feel like resort setting

Showed up with wife as spectator and the would not allow her to join me due to lack of carts! Very disappointed with accommodations.and this information is not posted on there web site!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
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