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2.6
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
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3 Stars
23
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
22
Conditions
2.1
Value
3.0
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.9
51.7%
Recommend this course
56 out of 92 reviews
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3.3
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
3
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1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
75.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 8 reviews
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2.6
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
3
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3
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5
Conditions
2.0
Value
2.9
Layout
3.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
50.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6278 yards
Slope 126
Rating 69.8
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Mace Meadows Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Fleming (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

2.6
92 Reviews (92)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 10
Drinks 8
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 13
Water Hazards 11
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
Locals 8
9-Hole Rounds 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 11

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Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Repairs Being Done

First of all this is a beautiful course. The owners are in the process of repairing a lot of things. Once they get it all done this will be an awesome course. Right now some of the repairs are a little challanging, but still it's beautiful here and the views are worth the price you pay.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

My friends and I recently took up golf and we decided to try mace meadows. It is a gorgeous course and the staff couldn’t be friendlier. We can’t wait to head up there again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in Repair

The course is being upgraded and is in repair. We love Mace and when it's through being upgraded it will be awesome. But right now not so much.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing

Disgrace to be on GolfNow.

Not much to say about this place. GolfNow should not list this course yet. The pro shop staff didn’t seem to be interested in the golf course and one of the owners was the most unprofessional and unfriendly person. Of 24 years of playing the game, practically all over the world, Asia, South Pacific Islands, and Europe, we’ve had the the most horrendous experience at this course. The only thing good about the course is the natural scenery and the animals and birds. Sorry but no recommendations for the course unless the owners have been changed and some miracle happen.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

One and done

Paid $30 which was $29 too much. Worst course conditions I have ever played. Greens were sandy and slow, but somewhat true - 5/10. Tee boxes were really bad - 1/10. Fairways pretty bad too 3/10. In fairness: It was January, the weather was nice, pace of play was good, and the manager was friendly.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

It's getting better.

The course continued to get better. The ongoing work is starting to improve the course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Actively improving

At first glance, you might miss the course off of the road, and it looks like it has seen better days. That being said, the staff were some of the most friendly and open that I have ever met at a course, and the other players on our day were friendly, helpful, and good for cross banter. The greens are being worked on and improved, as hole 8 has a temporary green up while the established green is being overhauled and the surrounding trees being trimmed and kept up. The back nine has one of the prettiest holes that I have seen, but being winter time, the weather is taking its toll, but they have seeded the greens for spring and it looks like it will be much improved.
I am looking forward to going up and playing many more times!

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mace Meadows needs a makeover

First time playing the course, and I had difficulty finding the entry as I discovered on the way out of the parking lot, that the sign for the golf course was not facing the street but propped against a tree.

The course itself was very dry, which is to be expected at this time of year but really dry. Goose droppings cover 3-4 greens. Green conditions were unputtable in places. Directions around the course was at times confusing to say the least. I finished the 6th hole and proceeded to what aesthetics should have been the 7th tee, but was actually the 9th. I later found a small sign with small text pointing to the 7th tee. Two other groups playing that day has similar issues. The guys running the place are very friendly, but the course needs maintenance. I’d only play there again under its current conditions if the price to play was $20.00

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worst course conditions I've ever played on.

Course was in horrendous condition, I know its summer but for $40 a person I expect more. Sand traps basically were overgrown weeds, greens should be called browns and the tee boxes were dried sand traps with patches of dead grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst Golf Course of the year!!!

I’ve played over 50 rounds of golf this year, all over Northern Ca. This without question was the worst golf course I’ve played. Tee boxes were mostly dirt and weeds, fairways were overgrown with patches of dirt and weeds everywhere, bunkers had zero sand (mostly dirt) again filled with weeds, lastly just about every green had major dead spots of dirt and sand throughout....needless to say extremely disappointed after more than a hour drive away!!!! Never again

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

JUST REOPENED

This course is at an altitude that snow affects play part of the year. They opened the back 9 a few weeks ago, but just opened the front. They haven't been able to do much grooming of the fairways on the front and have done nothing to create an intermediate rough. Therefore anything off of the fairways or greens is into lost ball territory. Once properly groomed, it will be a very scenic mountain course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Don’t go there now

Front nine closed. Back nine pin cup holder is half way out ( all 9 holes). Terrible condition now
Can’t distinguish between fairway and rough
I don’t understand why they are open now
I went to play then quit after 2 holes

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible

Horrible conditions played it many years ago and it was in fine shape then. Wouldn’t recommend

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

This course needs a lots of works.Tee areas are a mess . Grass is too tall to TeeOff. Most of the greens are burned.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Is getting better evertime

Have been playing this course for almost 25 years. Was shut down for a few years and now is coming back. The greens can be long from time to time and are almost completely filled in. Lots of great staff and members putting in the elbow grease to bring it back to a 5 star course. Keep your eye out for tournaments as you'll never regret playing here.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Coming along nicely

Front side is closed but from the looks of it should be open in a week or two than the back 9 will close for repair. Greens on the back are a tad furry but they sprayed a fungiside and we planning on mowing within the next day or so, otherwise they were really nice. Fairways and rough have come along ways but will look even better after they close and seed, the front side looked beautiful and cant wait to play it. Only complaint would be the lack of clean tee pads, just need them mowed a bit more but other than that definitely worth it.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Getting better

I live in Pioneer so you can say this is my home course. I am happy that the course has been bought by people that want nothing more than to bring the course to its former greatness. I can not recommend playing here yet. Greens are on a scale of 1 to 10 a 3 fairways on the same scale a 3 as well.
The positive is the course is open. It is improving daily.
My thought is since the track is basically nothing more than a cow pasture at this point they would do much better to lower prices to increase play and revenue so that the course can continue to improve. Instead of trying to market as a nice mountain course. Apple hill is at around the same elevation and just destroys this course as far as condition not to mention the Tahoe tracks.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course!!!

Played a round a couple weeks ago and then today. Course is much improve. The were able to mow because it wasn't as wet. Beautiful country! Just lovely views. Course is still a little rough on the back nine but getting better. We love it here!.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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