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3.7
802 Reviews (802)
5 Stars
152
4 Stars
329
3 Stars
177
2 Stars
75
1 Stars
69
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.5
79.4%
Recommend this course
609 out of 802 reviews
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3.7
177 Reviews (177)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
80
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.8
80.2%
Recommend this course
142 out of 177 reviews
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3.8
263 Reviews (263)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
43
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
17
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.9
84.4%
Recommend this course
222 out of 263 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal/Public
Par 72
Length 6567 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.2
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Los Lagos - Costa Mesa Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1967
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Kikuyu Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1967) Ron Fream (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $22 - $28
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Comfortable clothing; no strict dress code but no tank tops allowed.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.7
802 Reviews (802)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Watching the Game 9
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Undulating Greens 23
Water Hazards 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 27
Walkers 25
Beginners 19
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 30
Near the Airport 19
Worth the Drive 8

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Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Too slow

Took 3 hours to play 9 holes. Let too many golfers out.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Slow play

Wait on almost every hole . Took over 5 hours for the round.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Easy course to walk

I enjoyed the course layout. It was easy to walk. I'm spending the month in California from Connecticut. Its nice to be out of the cold.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 37
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very nice course and price

Most public courses are in poor shape this time of year, but not in Costa Mesa. The fairways are in decent condition, the greens run true, and for the time of year this course is one of the best public courses available. And it is easy to walk.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not enjoying this round...

Felt like the marshal was watching us every other hole. Finished in less then 3 hours and felt like we had a dam time limit! Staff needs to realize this is a people business and you should understand and be more considerate. Just my thoughts....

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great course to walk and in excellent shape

We have been playing here for years. Especially during Covid, the pro shop staff has been amazing. They are organized, always polite and helpful. The starter consistently watches the pace of play - especially on the first tee which spaces everyone out. The course is well maintained and the landscaping continues to be updated and cared for. Restrooms always clean and open. The online website is user friendly and the few times that it wasn't, the pro shop staff fixed the issue for me. This also is the only course we play (and we play a lot of courses) that has good sand in the all of the traps. Greens are manicured and fairways in good shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hi, Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Los Lagos at Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

1st time playing this course. I'll be back

This is the 1st time playing this course. I'll be back. The course was in good shape, and I enjoyed the layout.

One thing about this course that was a huge challenge for me on the front nine were the greens. I didn't struggle as much on the greens on the back nine. Was that because I adjusted or are the greens just tougher on the front? Good question. I'll probably be able to answer that after playing this course a few more times.

The greens on front were fast, hard, very sloped, elevated and the bunkers were well placed to make it very difficult for my game. I had to play very defensively around green. Because I tend to play lower shots with not enough spin, I couldn't hold the greens that I could carry.

My adjustment was to not fear the bunkers. I'm decent out of the sand, so either I ended up in bunker or in the fringe behind green.

I was 7 strokes better on the back then the front with 4 less putts on the back. My totals (putts, fairways and greens in regulation) were all about the same as usual.

Conclusion: If I played better on the back because of my adjustments and the greens are equally as tough on both sides... then I should score much better in my future rounds on this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hello, Thank you for visiting us at Los Lagos at Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hi, Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Los Lagos at Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hi, We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (714) 540-7500 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at Los Lagos at Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Mesa Linda on Sundays

It is difficult enough to get a tee time on the weekend these days, and at Costa Mesa that means you're in for about a 5 hour round. But for only $30 to walk about 15 holes, its not too bad of a deal.

The course was bone dry, which led to some pretty long drives, and the greens were rolling great. Unfortunately, we had to wait on every tee box on the front nine. After the turn, the groups were more spaced out and we were able to play ready golf

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Los Lagos at Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club.

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