A sunny day view of a well protected hole at Ojai Valley Inn & Spa.
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4.5
711 Reviews (711)
5 Stars
486
4 Stars
155
3 Stars
47
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
91.0%
Recommend this course
659 out of 711 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.6
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.6%
Recommend this course
75 out of 81 reviews
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4.7
149 Reviews (149)
5 Stars
111
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.9
95.3%
Recommend this course
142 out of 149 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

4.5
711 Reviews (711)

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 55
Advanced Golfers 43
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 68
Worth the Drive 66
Convenient to the City 12

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Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful course but very slow pace of play

Based on what I read I was very excited to play this course. When I played the course it was everything I hoped it would be. The only problem was the pace of play particularly on the back nine was really bad. I ended up walking off the course with four holes to play. That’s something I don’t do because I love to golf and particularly love to golf on a beautiful course. I would have given this course five stars on value for the money as it’s worth every nickel. I just wish they would’ve managed the slow novice golfers in the groups ahead of us better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
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
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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

Beautiful course

Quintessential Southern California golf. Great layout. Beautiful weather. Awesome attention to detail.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Green Bliss

Best Course in the Central Coast Area. Others just don't compare.
Picturesque holes surrounded by sculptured hills and valleys.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course is beautiful

No matter how beautiful the course, when the pace of play is awful, the cart GPS not working and the drink cart missing in action most of the day, it is not possible to have a great day of golf. Many people complained, just too many party groups with no supervision. People were leaving the course. This is not normal for this course, so I'm hoping that they will resolve their issues.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Play a golf course design by the same Architect that did LACC Riviera and Bel Air.

Country club vibe without the dues and the initiation fee. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sleepy Ojai is a must play

What a wonderful day and round at Ojai Vally. Excellent layout, tee boxes were excellent, greens in great condition. Course has a lot of character, challenging but still fun. A must play course in California.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lovely Day

Two of us played/rode 18 holes at our own pace. We tee'd up any the appointed hour with no one in sight, and only saw another twosome come up behind us a few holes. They were enjoying their day, and declined to play through. Tee to green, the course is beautiful, and in perfect condition. The first nine are a scenic gem, with some intriguing layouts . I hadn't played here since rumored accidental chemical destruction of a few putting surfaces. The greens were positioned as they always were, but my partner pointed out some evidence of damage repair on a few. The view of absolute perfection was spoiled, but it really didn't affect play at all.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course needs work

We’ve been coming here for years. Currently the course is only in fair condition. Greens were punched relatively recently and still had large punch holes that weren’t filled in yet. We were not given any advance notice or notice at the course when checking in as to the course conditions or offered a discount..

Sand traps are less than optimal with essentially fine dark soil rather than white sand. There were some bare spots on or adjacent to fairways

The course layout is interesting with a number of unique holes. The staff is great-very friendly and accommodating..Pace of play varied. Slow the 1st day Nice the 2nd day

The resort is terrific, and 5 stars in almost every other aspect. We feel that the course although interesting and fun, needs a serious upgrade to be commensurate with that of a 5 star resort. We always enjoy the course, but wish that it were in better shape..

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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