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3.6
380 Reviews (380)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
175
3 Stars
83
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
33
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.1
74.7%
Recommend this course
285 out of 380 reviews
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3.5
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
3.7
72.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 25 reviews
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3.8
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.9
76.7%
Recommend this course
46 out of 60 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6628 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.2
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Crystal Springs Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1924
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $24 - $36
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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.6
380 Reviews (380)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Patio Dining 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 45
Bunkers 19
Narrow Fairways 18
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 51
Locals 26
Advanced Golfers 25
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 38
Near the Airport 26
Worth the Drive 21

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

I played the hot deal for 35$ on a weekday. Great value at that price

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Crystal Springs

It was a really windy day but the golf play was good,
Fairways are in really good shape and are mostly wide and inviting. No water but lots of trees and bunkers . Greens are fast good shape and fast. I would recommend this course. It is a beautiful place to golff.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Extremely Disappointed

1rst Time we were there because of the bad weather-very windy, I asked if we can resched. They confirmed yes it was very windy and since I paid the Tee via Golfnow that I had to do this with them. When I called Golfnow...they said it was no problem but, when they called Crysyal Springs they told Golfnow that they're still ending out players. I was there when the man answered that call and I was upset about that because it was not true!!! However, being a Golfnow member they simply gave men credit for a replay. However, when I tried to claim that credit, the system automatically made my Tee time again with Crystal Springs. We didn't really wanted to play there again because of that man's falsehood. So, we had no choice but, to accept the Tee Time. We were excited just to play, enjoy the day and forget the past. Checked in 25 mins early. Checked with the starter 3x and we just waited...and waited...waited! No announcement made and the older gentleman even asked us to move our cart because we were on his way. When he left, another starter came so I approached him and asked who will we they partner us with and when do we play. First he asked me to wait and went inside the office.
Asked me which party we were, he then pointed me to a twosome that was already on the green and told me that we should catch up to them. So I asked him, why weren't informed nor an announcement made. He just gave me this blank look and said I just got here. I then told him, you meant to tell me while I was waiting for you to return from the office our party just Teed Off? So I said ok but, can we play the First Hole later after our round and he said I need to check in the office again!!! Didn't want to cause a scene nor ruin our day plus miss more holes....we just went and played. Well, for $58 and mind not a HOT DEAL, they were aerating their greens. If we had known that, we would not have played here! The attitude of the workers here are awful especially that man who I first encountered then the weather was bad and checked in with again. Too bad I didn't get his name and if I did not live so far, I will go back just to get his name!!! Will NEVER RETURN to play. Is their course worth it, NO for there's others with better Personnel and course conditions!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Nature Scenery!

I would definitely come back to play this course and to see the deer which is very calming.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Jay Liu

The last time I played here was November 2019, I think the course condition is much better, I will come back more often! Thank you!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played 5 holes in 2 hours 10 minutes. Nice course, but poorly marshall'ed

Nice course with really interesting terrain, but the pace of play is poor. We played 5 holes in 2 hours and 10 minutes on Sunday, March 7, 2021! There were four groups of players backed up on the 2 and 6 tee boxes! After 5 holeswe called it, as we drove in, we passed two groups of new players treating the tee boxes on 7 and 8 as a driving range, explaining the slow play! A marshal should be able to solve this by gently suggesting newer players move along after 1-2 shots per tee box. I would advise booking here on off-hours only.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course but always slow play

Lovely course but always slow playing. Not sure why it always takes 5 hours

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Irrigation and the greens full of divots other than that very reminiscent of Harding and other SF royalty.. tight lined fairways w/rough that punishs

This course is awesome it reminds me of the San Francisco courses Harding Olympic club with the beautiful grooms in manicured fairways tight lined with Monterey pine trees rough that punishes you smaller greens and shot selection in accuracy are premium if you get careless with the big club you could easily be hit in your third shot and be lucky to walk away with a double or triple with the proper irrigation this course could be a solid solid home course I will go back in dryer months and will continue my review then. Golfers who don’t fix their divots is something that I’ll never understand true golfers always would want to fix divots I mean come on you had a great shot into the green left a fat Divet fix it actually fix yours and to others anyways if they were able to make the greens in irrigation better they have the links the scenery and layout to challenge even the best of golfers

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awful place of play

Marshalls don’t enforce pace of play. No reason as to why this place should take 6 hours for a round - during a weekday!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

A must play for the Bay Area. Very challenging due to the slopes and windy conditions but fun to play!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great round despite the effects of rain

This has now become one of my regular courses to play. The layout is challenging and fun. Due to the previous rain it was cart path only, which was a good call to maintain the course but slowed things down quite a bit.

Overall this is a really fun course with amazing views, great staff, and well groomed fairways (especially for a public course). The only downside I have found with Crystal is the pace of play is slow. The round will take 4.5hrs or more with many slow walkers.

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