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4.3
424 Reviews (424)
5 Stars
168
4 Stars
199
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
95.4%
Recommend this course
393 out of 424 reviews
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4.3
72 Reviews (72)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.2%
Recommend this course
70 out of 72 reviews
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4.3
139 Reviews (139)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
70
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
97.1%
Recommend this course
135 out of 139 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
424 Reviews (424)

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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Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Almost perfect!

Fairways and greens are in really good condition. But the bunkers need more TLC. Most of bunkers need more sand. They’re either hard or wet. You have to pitch the ball out instead of full sand shot.
It is still one of the best public golf course in Sacramento region.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Busy and slow

Overall it’s not a bad course.

Slow pace of play. Greens have a nice speed.

I don’t recommend playing there on a weekend.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Great deal!!!!

Because of the crazy weather, I got to play for $30, layout great, greens roll like ice. Sand traps terrible, not sure why. Course condition good, don't feel it is worth $70 bucks and I live just down the street, I just don't see the value at $70, but at 30 or 40 bucks with this crazy cool weather, great deal to me. Glad I played, challenging course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
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 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Round

Staff friendly; course in great shape. Marshall was very engaging and kept pace of play moving at 4:10... if you haven’t played Empire Ranch - give it a shot - you won’t be disappointed!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was back up

The front nine took 2 hours and 45 minutes. When we got to number 10 there were three foursomes back on that tee. We finally had to skip three holes to get ahead the two foursomes that were ahead of us. There was a Marshal on site that must have been new, because it was a total disaster out there. When you pay $50 to play golf you should be able to play all the hole. VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE STARTERS IN THE CLUB HOUSE, they could care less.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bumpy greens

I believe they punched the greens a couple weeks ago and they just haven’t recovered yet. Will be nice once they roll the greens but today they were just bumpy and hard to hold a line.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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