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3.8
318 Reviews (318)
5 Stars
61
4 Stars
149
3 Stars
68
2 Stars
26
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
82.8%
Recommend this course
259 out of 318 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
68.2%
Recommend this course
15 out of 22 reviews
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3.8
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
80.6%
Recommend this course
54 out of 67 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 71
Length 6034 yards
Slope 124
Rating 69.3
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirts must be worn at all times. No tanks tops or cut-offs.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Reviews

3.8
318 Reviews (318)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Watching the Game 9
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 17
Narrow Fairways 15
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Playing Multiple Courses 19
A Weekend Splurge 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 18
Worth the Drive 15

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day of golf!

Greens are in excellent condition, the rains have significantly improved the entire course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Range balls

Person at counter outstanding didn’t charge us for pull cart condition of range balls pathetic condition of golf course not great

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Merced player

Playing this round just after high winds the night before so with all the trees on their course the leaves and debris from all sorts made fairways and greens very badly maintained and its houses lined every hole that makes all holes narrow and pace was terrible.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Will Definitely Return

It was an overall enjoyable round of golf. They have 27-holes at this facility. It was my first time playing this course and I gave it an overall 4-star score. I played the Canyon-Lakes nines, which the person behind the counter said were the two best nines. For a Saturday 11:30 tee time, pace of play was on point...4hrs, 5mins. Fairways were meh and greens were good. These two nines could play quite difficult if you're not hitting it straight. There are some narrow openings. My favorite hole was the second on the Canyon...a par 5 that is tight as a frogs butt. I had a southwest burger and fries at the turn and it was OUTSTANDING. Seriously, one of the best tasting burgers I've had in a long time. I'll be back!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rain helps

After the rain, the course looked beautiful and green.
The fairways and greens were in great shape, the pace of play was quick, and the weather was perfect !!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf course

Course conditions are good, long challenging fairways and difficult greens. All in all a beautiful environment to play. I highly recommend playing Black Lake Golf

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Economical small-town course

Nice course for the average player (over 10 handicap index). Three nine-hole courses to choose from.
Fairways need more grass, but hard to grow in our drought conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Oaks - Canyons

Course in pretty good shape. The par 3 (hole 8) on the Canyons is still having the tee box rebuilt but the rest of the greens were solid. The fairways looked good as the recent rain definitely helped with the usual bare spots found on this course. The Oaks layout is funky and narrow but course designer was limited by the real estate and terrain. Overall, good value for the money as with Golf Now deals can be found.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Value for the Money

Did a last minute golf now deal. A little over $30 to play 18 with a cart. Hard to beat. The recent rain has helped with course conditions. The fairways were decent and the greens were in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Do Not Play

This course only gets the 1 star for the greens which were, I have to say excellent. Otherwise it is a utter goat track. No definition between fairway and rough, both of which are in awful condition along with the tee boxes. I have been playing golf for over 30 years and have never come across such a poorly maintained course, apart from the greens, which were receptive, quick and rolled true, getting to them was the issue. Glad we purchased via a hot deal at at $58 (inc fees) instead of the normal $79 + fees. I wouldn’t play here again if you paid me, STAY AWAY!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Deal on a Saturday

It was a last minute decision to play Black Lake on a Saturday but the online Golf Now deal was too good to pass up. The course was in good condition and the bunkers had plenty of sand. On a couple of holes on the Canyon 9 there were a lot of leaves on the fairway which sometimes made it tricky to locate our golf balls. Pace of play on the front 9 was great. We hardly had to wait at all. The back 9, Lakes, was a different story. Play was backed up quite a bit, but it was the Saturday right after Thanksgiving. The front 9 took @ 2 hours, but the back 9 was closer to 3 hours. No big deal. We had fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played

Nice greens

Greens were rolling nice. Overall course condition wasn’t great. We are heading into winter so I’ll take that into account. But $91 on a Friday morning is too expensive. You’re better off playing Monarch Dunes or Cypress Ridge near Blacklake.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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