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4.4
329 Reviews (329)
5 Stars
169
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
32
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
92.8%
Recommend this course
305 out of 329 reviews
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4.4
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
91.2%
Recommend this course
52 out of 57 reviews
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4.5
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.4%
Recommend this course
85 out of 91 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6830 yards
Slope 125
Rating 72.7
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River Course at the Alisal
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Daray, Jr. (1992) Stephen Halsey (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.4
329 Reviews (329)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 17
Drinks 13
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 23
Water Hazards 20
Forced Carries 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 25
A Weekend Splurge 17
Locals 17
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 25
Near Local Attractions 16
Convenient to the City 10

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Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice afternoon

I played as a single and enjoyed a quick round, including a tasty hot dog at the turn. Conditions were perfect, unlike my round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 129
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

This course is awesome. You must play here when passing thru or staying. Put this on your list of courses. Beautiful scenery on every hole.
Precision off the tee box for about 4 holes. Don’t be afraid of the water
Play with someone that won’t try to describe to about every hole
I played here 2 days in a row. The second day was way better experience and play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Almost Like Heaven

We had breakfast at the Grill, srvice and food was good. Headed out for some practice putting and then off to #1. We were joined by two local Dudes, who showed us the way around the course during play. Nicest guys ever, and very patient with our play. Made our visit fantastic. We will play there again. Solvang is a beautiful place to visit and play golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Miles n Jack

My buddy and I played this course as we recreated the trip from the movie Sideways. We truly enjoyed the corse, it was challenging and a bit messy from grass clippings but the experience was awesome!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 129
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Hidden Jem

This course is amazing
It has everything you need to enjoy a fun game of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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 Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Underwhelming

It was just ok. Nothing really stood out. Was in good shape for the most part. Staff is great. Course is just nothing g special.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice surprise

I had no idea what to expect. I thought wide open easy layout. Not so fast there partner. It was much tighter, with some dog legs and trees and bunkers positioned just in the right place. Course conditions were generally good. Greens speeds are fairly slow but do have some break and roll true. For bent greens very slow but after a few holes I got the feel. Play smart here and you can score. Clubhouse is typical California style and they say food is good but didn’t get to try it. Driving range available but small and I think use limited flight balls. Fine for warm up. Glad I played and good option for the area.

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

Value +

Great staff, best value around. Will never host the US Open but a beautiful atmosphere, friendly staff that actually appreciates their customers. Very nice facilities. Fantastic restaurant. Well worth the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 41
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Everything is above average

Wife & I played at 11;40 (tee off time) Paice of play, course condition, hot dog at turn and check in could not have been better

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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