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4.5
405 Reviews (405)
5 Stars
188
4 Stars
172
3 Stars
32
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
96.1%
Recommend this course
382 out of 405 reviews
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4.5
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
41 out of 41 reviews
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4.5
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
52
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.8%
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89 out of 91 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
405 Reviews (405)

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 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great

Executive course; ver nice. 4 or 5 par fours makes it more interesting

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice local course excellent for working on your short game.

Be sure to call the day of your tee time if you expect for them to be busy that day. We played on a Saturday and were 90 minutes delayed because they didn’t have enough golf carts. As a person that has played here many times, this is NOT a normal situation, so don’t read too much into it. They’re getting new carts soon and the problem should be solved quickly. I share the info in case you’re reading this and your day’s schedule is not flexible.

The staff communicated exceptionally well with everyone waiting

The carts were sanitized and clean and we had great course conditions even though they hosted a men’s club tournament earlier that day.

Looking forward to going again next weekend.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Quick 18

Good exec course for kids to learn and adults to work on 120 yards and in . Greens in good shape and 2 1/2 hours for 3 some . Happy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

CS

Good value for the money. Pace of play very slow. Course is overwatered in general; so was very muddy today after the rains. Good, challenging short course

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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 26
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 17
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 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

I love this course the greens are challenging I like how there’s a couple of par fours that always makes my game a little better. And good for your short game

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

This is a Par

I booked this thinking it wasn't a par 3 course. I was a little let down that it was a smaller course, but it didn't let down. Its in the middle of a housing community and some holes are intimidating because of how close the houses are to the fairways/ greens.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice course

Nice course layout with some good elevation changes, greens were fast but mostly smooth. The only con is the houses lining the course so just make sure you dont hit an errant shots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fun course and good shape !

I enjoy this course as it’s one of the better executive courses around!

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