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4.6
496 Reviews (496)
5 Stars
271
4 Stars
188
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
96.8%
Recommend this course
473 out of 496 reviews
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4.7
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
98.4%
Recommend this course
61 out of 62 reviews
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4.6
105 Reviews (105)
5 Stars
72
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
96.2%
Recommend this course
101 out of 105 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6818 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.0
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Olivas Links
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Course Details

Year Built 1967
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1967) Forrest Richardson (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.6
496 Reviews (496)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 44
Bunkers 34
Thick Rough 24
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 37
Locals 36
Advanced Golfers 29
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 38
Convenient to the City 22
In the 'Burbs 17

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Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 77
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

That Time of Year

I would give this course a higher rating if the Golf Now people would have told me they had just aerated. Why such a big secret? This course has a great layout, and good variety of holes. I was a bit concerned when my playing partner warned me about the three guys on bikes coming out of the bushes on the 10th hole heading towards us were tweekers and said don't hassle them they might be packing. He even asked me if I had a gun. This course would be better if the water features actually had water in them. I get the state's water rationing, but it's your fault for not voting the idiot out of office, not mine. Most times I come to this course it's in great shape and very fun to play. Just wish the greens would have been better.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Best fairways in the county

Beautiful course. Pace of play was perfect. Fairways and greens were great. Would recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A few negative comments...

Great course. Always enjoyed the layout, although a few minor complaints, one major one:
1. Pace a play was a tad long on 10/3, 8:20am tee time. There appeared to be a men's tournament that caused the backup; though no on-course marshal was present trying to speed up the round.
2. Greens - majority of the greens were perfect. Appeared to be patchy areas along the edges.
3. Starter named Marc (major issue) - guy is very rude. In our foursome, there were 3 carts. Me and my buddy in one, and two other carts each with single riders. On the 2nd hole, he came all the way out to our group and told one guy that he needs to share his cart w/ the other single as they were running low on carts. However, the groups in front and behind us (and groups throughout the course), you can see single riders all over the place. I've seen Marc in is his power trip element before, it's not a pleasant situation.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
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 30
Handicap 15-19
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

My own oasis

Really don’t want to make this place any more popular for selfish reasons, but this place is always fun to play, easy to walk and a great value to boot.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
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 Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

This course in good shape

The fairways to the greens are in good shape.
Pace of play was good, no waited. Kind staff and easy to talk to...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always Green

Had my best round today. Fairways and greens were in great shape, as usual. This course could be challenging if you don’t keep your tee shots in the fairway. This is a great course to walk. Their practice facilities are the best around. Love playing this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very Enjoyable Round!

I really liked this track! Playable areas in very good shape...staff was efficient and friendly; nice locals we were paired with. Greens very challenging especially if you're short-sided but if you keep it in the bowls/swales you can really score. A true links-style course. Not too many trees but loved the way they were shaped. Some really cool visuals out there... Will play again next time I'm through the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Practice Round

My son had a US Kids Golf event here so we came out to get in a practice round. The course was in great shape and had great pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
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 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

I love Olivas Links!

I love everything about it except for the signage between holes. We played w/ a couple who knew the course well which really helped. There are times you have leave the green, cross another tee box to the next tee box, all w/o signage. Otherwise, great round!

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