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4.7
109 Reviews (109)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.7
96.5%
Recommend this course
106 out of 109 reviews
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4.8
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
45 out of 45 reviews
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4.7
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
70 out of 70 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 32
Length 2221 yards
Slope 114
Rating 30.8

Formerly known as "Laguna Beach Country Club" and "Aliso Creek Golf Course".

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Course Details

Year Built 1950
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Short Courses in the U.S. (2019 #11)

Reviews

4.7
109 Reviews (109)
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Hidden Gem

I'll never tell anyone about this course, it's a hidden gem that I want to keep to myself!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ben brown golf

Staff friendly, course in good shape
Food in harvest great

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times 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 6
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times 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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Joy and beautiful

This course is such a delight. The staff is helpful and valet is free and the Terrain s amazing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Loved it!

Fun. Moderately challenging. Nice scenery. Great place to have lunch after and relax.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Oil pointing like wonderland

This was my 3rd time playing here in June! Really enjoy this gorgeous course! Will be back for sure!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Another great round

Was playing 10 days ago, perfect for walking around this beautiful house. And will play next week again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
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 Good
Amenities Good
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