A view of the 2nd green at Whitney Oaks Golf Club.
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4.2
674 Reviews (674)
5 Stars
288
4 Stars
267
3 Stars
73
2 Stars
33
1 Stars
13
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
89.1%
Recommend this course
592 out of 674 reviews
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4.2
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.4%
Recommend this course
61 out of 69 reviews
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4.2
162 Reviews (162)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
68
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.5%
Recommend this course
145 out of 162 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6794 yards
Slope 140
Rating 74.0
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Whitney Oaks Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Year round
Architect Johnny Miller (1997) Fred Bliss (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
674 Reviews (674)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 29
19th Hole Scenic Views 27
Patio Dining 26
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 51
Forced Carries 46
Narrow Fairways 45
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 53
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 36
Locals 29
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 37
Worth the Drive 33
Convenient to the City 27

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Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Super fun! Super himbling.

For a Calofornia winter, it's in good shape. Hints of aeration here and there, but mostly in good shape. Runnimg in amd out of a subdivision of mini-mansions amd straight-up mansions, the fairways in some places are just a little too skinny for your average golfer. If you're struggling with a 20+ handicap, you'll just frustrate yourself, unless you catch a SUPER deal like I did, in which case you relax and enjoy the scenery and the company.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/18/2022

Hi, Kevin2706736. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Whitney Oaks Golf Club.

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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staffing Issues- what a treat.

I have played this track dozens of times. Great challenge. Target golf. The winter rains have been punishing all throughout the valley. At Whitney, the course drains very well. Several wet spots in some of the fairways but for the most part, very acceptable.

The staff, especially for being on a weekend, was less than acceptable.

The Pro Shop:
Upon arriving, my group went to go check in. We waited until we saw someone, no one came. We moseyed around the shop, killing time. Never would I think that it was left unattended. But at this time, we were waiting for greater than 10 minutes. Other pairing came to check in, then another and there still wasn’t a soul around. I thought, maybe he is in the restroom (everyone has a right to take their breaks) but then I heard some laughter coming from the back room office. I walked down the hallway, firmly knocked on the walls, as to let them know that their attention was being asked for, and walked away. Moments later, a man emerges from the room, apologetic. I said, no worries, business comes first.
I WAS STUNNED at his response, laughing, he said, “no, that was anything but business related.”

The Starter:
I’m very aware that it takes a certain kind of personality (or lack there off) to be a starter. After the above fiasco, we went down to check in with the starter to let him know that we had an hour or so before our time out. We continued to do our thing, putt and hit a few balls then putt some more. All the while this guy, like we were the only humans that he had seen in the last year, followed us around on the green. Hole to hole. Chatting about how difficult the course was and how golf works. At first we were kind, nodding and agreeable with his remarks. Then it continues.. and continues. To the point that we were walking away and he still followed us. What in the world?
Lastly,
The Cart Girl:
I have played much golf in my young adult life. There are days that there is And isn’t a beverage cart out and that is understood. However. I haven’t come across many situations when the beverage cart was trying to get as many laps in around the course without stopping. We would waive her down, we would be on the tee box, and this individual didn’t wait, didn’t stop, and frankly, didn’t care. It was as if she intended to be avoided. She was t just doing this to my group, as we saw her about 9 times in our round. She had to be hauling around the course and not talking to anyone.

In short, the course was great, the staff was less than ideal. I will be back, because it is one of the most challenging courses in the area. Not because of the experience.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/18/2022

Hi Thezacharyclark,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create an enjoyable experience so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Whitney Oaks Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/18/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000002146566! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 01/12/2022

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share your favorite part of your experience and what we can do to earn that last star! Thanks for golfing at Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/12/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, uFYLG2870FY! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/12/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161855296! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens and bunkers in great shape! Looks like new sand and much better shape than most bunkers in the area. Need to get the fairways back in shape. Should be good as we head into spring. Always like the challenging layout!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/11/2022

Hi, u000003242395. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 01/10/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, jkalember! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course layout

Hadn’t played the course in a couple years, but was glad I came back. While this course can be challenging, it reminds me that playing the same few course does not make you a better golfer. The course was in good condition for December and demonstrated to me that I need to play this course more frequently.
On issue I encountered was the starter. I had a tee time at 11am, but did not tee off until 11:20 due to the starter. The course was not packed, as a matter of fact, no one teed off between 11 to 11:20. The starter was chatting with some friends are baseball. I had to go up to him and say something to get him to do his job.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/17/2021

Thank you for your review, buckhallen. We will pass along your positive experience and feedback of our team member to our team at Whitney Oaks Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 12/13/2021

Hi, Cartier44. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice but difficult course

Playing city/county courses mostly so this course is a bit difficult for me but overall I like it. There are a couple of holes were poorly designed that you might get hit from behind due to the blind spots. I almost got hit twice and it wasn't a pleasant experience

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/13/2021

Hello, tyclee. Thank you for visiting us at Whitney Oaks Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We apologize about the blind spots and we hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace is to slow

This is one of my favorite golf courses around, because is challenging, last two times I've played the course, I have bad luck, the pace of play is so slow, people playing this course don't know anything about golf etiquette at all, one thing is been a bad golfer other is been bad and slow at the same time, this is a message for golfers, if you are a beginner or do you like to take your time on every shot, let fast player play through I don't care if you can drive the ball 300 yards every tee shot, this golf course is to play smart golf, hit fairways and greens and I'll bet you will move faster and play the best golf of your life, instead of trying to hit the ball as far as you can, you will end up waisting time looking for you ball in the azards every hole. Good luck to all the golfers be safe and play good golf!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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Commented on 12/03/2021

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve, and we are glad to see you rated the course conditions to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Whitney Oaks Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Quirky difficulty

The course was in good condition, although somewhat chunky, wet lies in the first cut of rough contrasted with the mostly tight fairway lies. I like this course but also find it very difficult to score well here. There are some quirky holes, tight fairways, and really well-guarded greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 12/13/2021

Hi, Coronas. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Whitney Oaks Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/23/2021

Hi, u314160312566. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/18/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Adajet! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 11/09/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, daviddutra123! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/08/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, Notredame5150. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day to be playing golf

Whitney golf course is challenging overall and a very nice place to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/08/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us, srico1961. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Whitney Oaks Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/22/2021

Hi, Rice1123. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Whitney Oaks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect time

Best time to play is now. The greens are finally where they should be. Read the greens from all angles, or you'll be sorry. Enjoy!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/22/2021

Thanks so much for the great review, Rice1123. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Whitney Oaks Golf Club.

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