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4.5
327 Reviews (327)
5 Stars
146
4 Stars
140
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
96.1%
Recommend this course
306 out of 327 reviews
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4.6
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.1%
Recommend this course
33 out of 34 reviews
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4.6
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.2%
Recommend this course
50 out of 52 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Executive
Par 58
Length 2700 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Previously known as "Lake San Marcos Executive Golf Course"

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St. Mark Executive Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1980
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Rainville

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Short Courses in the U.S. (2019 #22)

Reviews

4.5
327 Reviews (327)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Patio Dining 13
19th Hole Specials 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 29
Bunkers 22
Narrow Fairways 10
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 39
Locals 35
Beginners 33
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 25
In the 'Burbs 13
At a Resort 7

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great Course, Hole in 1 Friendly!

One of the nicer executive courses in the area. Grass is great quality, nice and bright green (not crabby) and well maintained. Front 9 is shorter and slightly repetitive, but the Back 9 opens up and contains 3 par 4s and a nice canopy of trees between holes 11-15. Hole 12 (par 3) is one of the prettiest on the course, and also is where my buddy slammed dunked a Hole in One! The Tap in Tavern bartenders are super friendly and provided great service. We will be back for more casual weekend rounds!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A beautiful golf course.

This course is a great golf course. There are 4 par 4s. We played in 31/2 hours. It has beautiful views from the course. We will be back to play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Junior St. Marks short version

The best executive course I've played . It's some kind of (short) course that allows you to use every club in your bag and have a lot of fun doing it. Conditions were what you would expect to on a winter day in socal ...thin fairways dormant kukuya rough but absolutely amazing greens. No disease on these greens...the rock rolls great on these carpets...beautiful!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Home Executive Course

I grew up playing this course as a kid. Many a time my brother and I join mom and dad on this sleepy little executive course. In all honesty, todays play reminded me that I need to play here more often. The course was in decent shape, and there are some decently long wholes on the back nine that make this course all about getting down in 3!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A beautiful course

This course is so beautiful. I love to play here. I am usually done in 3 hours. There are 4 par fours. My husband enjoys playing there too. It is great to practice your short game. My only complaint is that at low places it is so damp that the ball just stops and is covered in mud. I really don’t mind. It is really fun to play at St. Mark’s Executive course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

well managed.

The course is clean and managed well cpmpare with other par 3 courses. The sandwich is also good~~ It was so nice rounding.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great par 3 course

Course was in good shape. Good layout... some muddy areas but nothing too crazy..great par 3 course....they ven had some par 4s mixed in too..great place to work on your irons abd wedges. The Greens were great...staff was friendly...food was fire.....no body bothered us... great place

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

27 Sept2020

This is a very nice course; however, there needs to be a lot of maintenance done. They seem to have a problem with their irrigation system and there is a lot of very wet areas where there shouldn't be.

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

A Great Play

This is a great course to play. Short but makes you practice your par 3 play. Greens are good for public course. Walked the course and played in 2hours and 7 minutes. Thanks.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Easy Breezy

Very Nice course. Fair.y busy so often a back up.
Great for short irons and. Putting practice

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf for the price

Love this course took my son to play for the first time! He had a blast!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great place to practice/ learn/ play easy

Love playing this course. Not tough to walk in the later afternoons, and the hilly parts are worth it for fun shots. Pace can get slow, but it is a wonderful course to be stuck on and usually in great condition. Will always try and play here when I can get an after 4pm tee time.

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

Amazing course for any golfer!

Took my boyfriend here for his birthday as I am a beginner and wanted to both enjoy our time and we had a blast. The course was stunning with beautiful views and easy to play but still challenging enough. I recommend it to anyone!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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