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4.4
588 Reviews (588)
5 Stars
393
4 Stars
132
3 Stars
41
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
87.0%
Recommend this course
542 out of 588 reviews
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4.6
80 Reviews (80)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.2%
Recommend this course
77 out of 80 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
150 Reviews (150)
5 Stars
93
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
87.3%
Recommend this course
131 out of 150 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6292 yards
Slope 132
Rating 71.0
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Course Details

Year Built 1923
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Kikuyu Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect George C. Thomas, Jr. (1923) William P. Bell (1923) Jay Morrish (1988)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.4
588 Reviews (588)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 51
Patio Dining 44
Brunch 25
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 66
Bunkers 56
Forced Carries 52
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 55
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 54
Advanced Golfers 42
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 68
Worth the Drive 65
Convenient to the City 11

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Handicap 10-14
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Experience

The Ojai Valley Inn golf course was fun, challenging and beautiful. The staff was great. The greens were immaculate and true. We played in less than four hours and took our time. Music neat the 13th tee was a nice touch. We will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Hot weather
Used cart

Ojai Valley Inn

First time playing this course. Overall it was a nice layout and challenging course. The drawback was that the driving range was in poor condition, as hitting off dirt makes it difficult to warm up. If this is the condition of the driving range, I would advise to put mats down. Also, most of the front nine tee boxes were in poor shape. This did change on the back nine. The fairways were in good condition, along with the greens. Overall, I would recommend this course and I would paly it again, but most likely in the winter, as hopefully tee boxes would be in better shape

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun in the sun

I’ve been in the area for a year now and finally had an opportunity to play this course. It was a lot of fun and a good challenge. The greens were a bit bumpy but very consistent throughout. The course is very short so it gives you an opportunity to play a lot of different shots.
My only complaint is that it is not well marked. It was difficult finding the driving range, never found a putting green, 1st tee and 10th tee were well hidden and parking was a hike away.
Now that I have the lay of the land, I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course but overpriced

The course was nice but the price they charge is way more then the course is worth playing.. Parking is unfriendly unless you get one of the ten spots near the starter but very unlikely. So you drop your bag off and park about 1/4 - 1/2 a mile away and walk back in your golf shoes on concrete and asphalt. This is where they blow it for the amount they charge they should have shuttle just for golfers walking and pick them up or send a shuttle to follow you when you go park to bring you back.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

The Staff bent over backwards to make sure we had a good time and got us out a little early. Everything seems to be going great until we got to the 18th hole when they shortened it around the women’s tee. Are use the blue tees and my partner uses the white so when we got to the 18th. TeeIt was anti-climatic it was short due to An event
Held in the barn I don’t know if this is standard practices every time they have an event but when I came down to a good day a 300 yard par 18 meant nothing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Good times

We had a great time until we got to the 18th hole , where they shortened it way down almost to a par three do to and event at the BARN. There is always events at the BARN so I don’t know if this is a standard procedure. It made it a very anti-climatic ending when are used to teeing off from the blues now you’re teeing off from almost the Reds if not shorter very disappointed

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

The Honeymoon Special

Was married at the Inn back in 92 and of course the honeymoon included a few rounds of golf. No better place, and what a deal for golf. What history and excellence in this arena for the “Lost Horizon.”

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

5 star

This course is so beautifully designed and I would recommend any golfer at any skill level to go and play it!! The mountains are a gorgeous scenery behind alot of holes and the up and downs,trenches and gorges make this course a difficult challenge for any skill level,so kudos to the two gentlemen who designed this course!! Although my first time here was a little difficult,it is extremely fair fair to those of us who are a 14 handicapper and above!!
I will be back to this wonderful and beautifully designed course,loved it very much!! Got to see some deer out here on the course as well!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Top notch

Top notch course, service, and staff. Beautiful scenery and great conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens and pace of play the same…slow

The pace of play was very slow for a high end resort course. The greens were very slow and bumpy.
This is maybe a once a year place to play. Always a nice vibe here though.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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