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4.3
363 Reviews (363)
5 Stars
143
4 Stars
168
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
95.1%
Recommend this course
334 out of 363 reviews
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4.4
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
69 out of 69 reviews
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4.3
101 Reviews (101)
5 Stars
44
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
96.0%
Recommend this course
97 out of 101 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links/Parkland
Par 71
Length 6668 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.5
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Empire Ranch Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brad Bell (2002) Kevin Ramsey (2002) David Dale (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.3
363 Reviews (363)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Elevation Changes 13
Water Hazards 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Advanced Golfers 10
Seniors 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 15
In the 'Burbs 14
Worth the Drive 12

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Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great condition.

It was a bit windy today, but still had a great time. Course in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in great shape.

65 degree winter golf. Hard to beat. Course is in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Solid course to play. Have played many of time. Best to get out early if ya don't wanna play a 5+hour round. Good playing condition givin it being the winter time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Empire plays well

Great first time experience playing course. Course was in really good shape. Greens were great, pace of play was fast. Definitely coming back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 48
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

18 holes

the course is fun yet challenging. The only complaint is that the golfers don't repair tee box or fairway divots and green pits caused by the balls when they land.. The club should speak to each golfer when they are paying and again at the check in for the first hole to be considerate and fill in your divots and repair green dents.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Covid has not Destroyed this Golf Business

The course was in excellent condition for this time of year and the amount of rounds being played at Empire. All staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Despite Covid restrictions, the facility works well and still gives excellent service.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I'll Play here again anytime!!

The course was in great shape,Fairways were mowed
& green for the last day of Nov 2020.
Greens were true & fast Just the way I like them.
It was a beautiful day on a very nice course.
Staff was friendly & helpful.
I'll definitely be playing here again soon.
Dean L.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Valid dates: Feb 28, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
UNLIMITED rounds of golf over three days, and two nights lodging in one of our 4-bedroom Stay & Play luxury townhomes, including access to fine dining for dinner at Champs and Rockers.
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