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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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Average Rating
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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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Average Rating
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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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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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Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Best Short Course

There’s a reason Golf Advisor rated this track #22 in their Top 100 Short Golf Courses in North America and the British Isles. Actually it’s a number of reasons.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great, affordable course. Strange cart rules.

Love this course. Very nice, affordable and well kept. Only thing that was strange is they make carts come in at 7:45pm. We were forced to return our cart mid round, on the 14th hole all the way to the clubhouse. A little disappointing but would still play again!

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

Best San Diego executive course

Always perfect condition and excellent pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun time

The executive course was fabulous. I could not rate the Amenities higher than one because . Due to the Virus, they had none.,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Always a Good Time

Best executive course in the county. Great layout, excellent greens, and the new clubhouse is the cherry on top. Best way for an avid golfer to spend three hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun Little Course

This executive course was bit bit on the short side but was really fun and forgiving to poor players and shots. Easily walkable and decently maintained. I will be coming back again with my 11 year old son and friends that don't play a lot of golf

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

A Great Walk

ST Mark Executive is always fun to play. Walked and played 18 holes (2 golfers) in 2 hours and 20 minutes. No show play! Course was wet due to recent rains but greens were in good condition after being aerated. A fun outing. Great hog dogs at the Tap-In!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice course

Great value! Nice and easy course. I would go back again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a pleasure

We play about every two weeks and it is always a good outing.

Greens and most teeing areas are very good.

Always walk in under 3 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

One of the Very Best Short Courses

Not surprised in the least that this track made Golf Advisors Top 25 short courses in North America. Layout and beautiful condition make this one a treat to play year after year.

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

Problem at San Marcos check in

I am sure I paid for 18 holes of golf including a cart. At the course they insisted I pay extra for a cart. I’m not a happy camper. They told me to take it up with Golfnow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Saint Marks executive

Wonderful course well kept grounds exceptional greens. Ample parking with tap in Tavern offering craft beers on site

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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

I love this course.

This is a great executive course and close to my house. My husband gets to practice his short game.. We enjoy playing there.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
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
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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