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3.8
493 Reviews (493)
5 Stars
109
4 Stars
234
3 Stars
72
2 Stars
34
1 Stars
44
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.4
83.8%
Recommend this course
394 out of 493 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.1
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.9%
Recommend this course
50 out of 55 reviews
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4.0
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.9%
Recommend this course
62 out of 73 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6294 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.3
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Tilden Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1937
Fairways Bluegrass/Rye Grass
Greens Poa Annua/Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Reviews

3.8
493 Reviews (493)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 18
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 13
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 49
Narrow Fairways 40
Undulating Greens 18
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 45
Locals 33
Advanced Golfers 18
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 32
Worth the Drive 26
Near Local Attractions 10

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Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

WILL PLAY AGAIN

Fun course. Maybe will try to walk it one day. Pace of play was slow, usually normal for weekends. Slowest greens I have ever played.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Cafe closes too early

Bar and cafe understaffed and closed too early. Before 5 pm.
Speed of greens not consistent from hole to hole.
Many unfixed ball marks on greens.
Payments for green fees, carts between Golf Now and the Pro Shop were confusing.
Driving Range payments for buckets very confusing. It totally befuddles non-regulars who end up taking a long time and holding up long lines of golfers.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 64
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Conditions were a disappointment.

Greens are not in the best shape. Inconsiderate 3some in front of us. 1 person in the group would hold up play by talking on their phone. Reported this to the course marshal, but his response was cursory at best. 5 hour plus round on a Tuesday. Shouldn’t be happening. I hope they can make improvements soon, because I’ve always considered the layout here to be fun and challenging.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Etiquette

Overall, the course was one of the better ones I’ve played, since moving from Hawaii. However, it could be top tier if it weren’t for the lack of course etiquette exercised by the players. Namely the immense amount of broken tees or tees left in the ground, at all tee boxes. And the greens, were absolutely trashed. Divots everywhere, climbs of cut grass, leaves(which is expected) but the rest is preventable. Additionally, the pace of play was a bit slow. Normally if there’s a group of 4 and they have a single player behind them, constantly having to wait on them, etiquette says you let the single play through. Not here. I had to continuously wait 5, 10, even 20 minutes just to tee off. Not to mention my follow on shots. Aside from those things listed above. The course was great, challenging and the surrounding views/environment was beautiful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played

Poor green

Punching the greens on the day we played was a surprise.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will be back

I'd play here every day it it was closer. Very good greens, probably 8.5, nice fairways and fun layout

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens need work

We were able to play the front nine in exactly 2 hours but for some reason, everyone got backed up at the 10th tee which led to a longer duration on the back nine. On the positive side, the course was greener than other courses I play, e.g. Lake Chabot, but the greens were very bumpy and in some cases had areas best described as ground under repair where you would have to move your ball to have a fair putt, e.g. browned out or scarred sections. I would still recommend the course just because of the challenging holes and overall flora and fauna,, e.g. beautiful trees, a number of scenic tee boxes, etc. Also saw a deer and a coyote during the round.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, could use a marshal

Course was outstanding. Pace is slow. Lots of crossing over into parallel fairways. Foursome ahead of us playing multiple balls every hole. Could use someone to enforce pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Too tough to carry....

Course in nice shape, especially greens which are in prime condition. Last time I played here it was 98 degrees. I carried my bag and had to quit after 9. Due to exhaustion. This time w/ forecast of 68 degrees high, figured I'd give it another try. Despite the temp actually hitting 80+, I finished, but suffered the last nine and faded horribly. What walkers need to know: Despite it being beautiful scenically, it's an insanely hilly (every hole) course. No matter that I'm in great shape for my age (66), I recommend riding no matter your age. You will enjoy yourself more, and almost certainly play better. I will play Tilden (but NEVER WALK it) again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course in Berkeley hills

Tilden Park was a pleasant experience considering the cost. Having played Florida Courses for the past 20 year, the elevation change at Tilden, combined with the green landscape was visually striking. The course is well maintained and green; which is surprising considering the present drought conditions. The greens are smooth and true; but somewhat on the slow side. My only negative comment is the course is not well marked (hole #, yardage, navigation arrows to next hole). Regardless, I can’t wait to go back and play it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent!!!

Nice course, beautiful scenery, and great price. 30 dollars for this course is a steal.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth the money

The only positive thing I can say is the snack shack was great. The course was not in good shape. Not one tee box has grass :( tee times were to close and they had a tournament going on. :(

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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