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4.2
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
92.6%
Recommend this course
114 out of 122 reviews
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4.0
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.8%
Recommend this course
21 out of 26 reviews
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4.1
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.5%
Recommend this course
51 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6458 yards
Slope 120
Rating 70.7
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Kern River Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1951
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1951) William P. Bell (1951)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $14.50
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, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.2
122 Reviews (122)
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Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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WAlly

This is a nice. Course& getting better all the time

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not a great Saturday

We had an 11:20 tee time. The group 2 in front of us was a 4-some of guys that had NEVER played before. Two groups in front of them was a group of 6. Never seen that on a Saturday. Waited for every shot. If the course was in great shape it would have been worth waiting. That was not the case. When we got to 14 we saw there were 4 groups waiting to play 17 so we went up 15 and headed in. Won't go there again.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

The greens were in great shape, speed was consistent

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
First Time Playing

Friendly Public Course.

Friendly little municipal course in an interesting setting. Greens were solid. Fairways and tees were a little ragged. Holes were challenging.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course with some long par 3s

Played here a few times now and fun course to play. I've always had a hard time judging speed of greens. Parts can be long if playing from blue tees. Course also has soccer/foot golf and Frisbee golf, though I've never seen anyone playing it on the course while I was out.. If you're not paying attention, you can easily be shooting towards the foot golf flag versus the flag on the greens. Fun course and great price. Snackbar in pro shop is slow. Order food at the start of 9 8f you want something at the turn.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just another municipal course

Nothing special, not a real value for the dollar, the staff was just a staff, greens are not taken care of. Some clown with a stick and a poker at the end of it was hanging out at the side of two different greens that I'm trying to approach. Maybe he was there to clean up the greens but he was still in my way. I'm sure when I can't get a tee time I will go out there again but since I was asked for a review here it is

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Blah blah course

The course was in winter time shape. The fairways are pretty torn up with not a lot of grass. The fairways are torn up with ditot holes, gopher holes and other garbage you could find on them. The carts are in very good condition. it did not specify on Golf now however the greens are still bumpy from being punched and still have plenty of residue sand. (This could have been mentioned on golf now)!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways improving still not the strength of this course.Great greens .even though they were punched will be perfect in a couple of weeks. Great Track Great value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Didn't inform unavailability of back nine

I booked a tee time yesterday without being informed of the unavailability of back nine. And the staff of the course said that they already posted it before. But it wasn't. I played front nine twice that was not what I paid for.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Kern River 2020

The Front Desk / Pro Shop was on their game; very friendly and accommodating which can be tough during these trialing times. Cart had a squeaky wheel but ran well; love the partial wind blockers. The practice greens were very nice and challenging (two separate practice greens) and the chipping green which near the 9th green but setup kind of on its’ own island separate from range. The course was challenging and fun, although, there were no water hazards which definitely benefits your beginning golfers. Some overly rough areas, and the sands were needing some attention (no rakes; probably part of the problem). The greens were very challenging but a little inconsistent from one green to the next.
There were a few tee-offs that were slightly exposed to strayed golf balls but what course doesn’t, right? The prices were very reasonable; especially Twilight!!!

Overall, I had a great time. The atmosphere was friendly and the scenery was relaxing. I would definitely recommend it not just to a friend but to anyone.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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