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4.3
496 Reviews (496)
5 Stars
230
4 Stars
208
3 Stars
42
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
96.4%
Recommend this course
470 out of 496 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.2
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.4%
Recommend this course
38 out of 39 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.3
80 Reviews (80)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.2%
Recommend this course
77 out of 80 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

4.3
496 Reviews (496)

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 Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Price Mismatch!

The app advertises 18 holes but you’re only paying for and playing just 9 holes, and you can’t even change it at the clubhouse. Probably not worth using this app for this particular course.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 48
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Favorite But….

Our favorite short course but sadly it’s not getting the maintenance attention it deserves. It’s beyond starting to get rundown. They need to get the fungus off the greens. It was once ranked #22 in Golf Advisor’s Top 100 Short Courses. We’ll still go back but it needs something more than a good watering.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor greens

I’ve played here for years and this was the first time the greens on at least 4 holes were in bad shape. The 18th hole was in the worst condition

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

Nice par 3

I’ve played this course many times
It consistent in value , conditions
Great iron practice course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Super fun

It was an epic battle between two long time friends and ended with him beating me by 2 strokes, the course is always fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great fun course

Very good deal for the price, friendly staff, course is about a 7/10 condition, fun layout , would play weekly if I could .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Walked

Another round at St Mark

This is a reliable executive course. It has four Par 4s and lots of terrain and no water after the first half mile.

It's a fun course - 2:45 to play 18

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked

A Walk in the Park

Another good round at SMEC. Weather was hot but quick pace of play made the difference. Walked 18 holes in 2.25 hours. Club house was under construction.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 48
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

(Almost) Everything is Great about this Course

We return here weekly because it is a great layout and in great shape…except for the hard pan bunkers. They need to put new sand in them, however other than that it is the premiere short course in the county.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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