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2.7
141 Reviews (141)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
35
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
21
Conditions
2.2
Value
3.0
Layout
2.7
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.2
38.3%
Recommend this course
94 out of 141 reviews
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2.1
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
5
Conditions
1.7
Value
2.3
Layout
2.1
Pace
3.1
Amenities
1.9
StaffFriendliness
3.2
20.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 10 reviews
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2.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
1.9
Value
2.6
Layout
2.1
Pace
3.4
Amenities
1.8
StaffFriendliness
3.7
25.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 27
Length 1205 yards
Slope 88
Rating 45.0
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Emerald Hills Golf Club 9
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Course Details

Year Built 1933
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ellis Van Gorder

Rentals/Services

Carts No
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming

Reviews

2.7
141 Reviews (141)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 14
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 13
Walkers 13
Locals 11
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 8

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Worst Course I've e played so far......

Booked a tee time for this morning 750AM, as a first timer at this location was very disappointed. Was told we would have to walk it due to the moisture in the grass even though it was pretty dry throughout. The maps given were confusing and really made little sense. The upkeep of the grounds needs major attention, we were losing balls right next to the fringe because they dug too deep in the tall grass. The gentlemen working the lodge/shop was helpful and very talkative, he let us know what to expect. This is the only reason the overall gets a 2 star instead of a 1.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Really Cool!

It is tucked in a remote area from San Francisco but a really fun golf course. Pretty Challenging lots of uphill, downhill practice for a 9 hole course. I love it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great service horrible course

Great customer service and friendly but horrible course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of worst courses in Bay Area

One of the worst courses I have ever played thanks to an incredibly rude and incompetent staff, I will never be coming back here. Save your money and play somewhere where you can actually enjoy a round without a stupid frisbee golfer throwing a frisbee at your head.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ok

Ok round, besides the young man who works at the pro shop was harassing me for 2 days in a row despite myself having tee times on Golf now. I felt personally attacked despite paying my hard earned money multiple times a week to play here. If you don’t want people to play at a certain time then I suggest you take away that time on golf now, I expect an apology if I am to play there again, I felt very disrespected and offended, probably won’t play anymore here

Played On
Reviews 105
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Must Stay Positive Regardless

Course conditions will make you a better golfer
Super Dry course will challenge your play. Chunky Tee boxes. So find an area that is comfortable to hit. Greens are pretty slow. Your Wedge experience should help score closest to the hole.
Plenty of chipping practice space. Always a fun time out here.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Terrible course

This is a disc golf course. Not maintained for proper golf. Layout is confusing too. The “driving range” is a big net covering 30 yards and broken mats. It feels like a practice facility in someone’s backyard.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

While this is a hilly course the layout is atrocious. Due to maintenance of grounds. Tee box was moved and no signage indicating which way to go. The grounds themselves for the most part is ok but not incredibly bad. Overall for the price, I highly doubt I’ll return.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Awesome day in emerald hills

Great course. Played on may 1st 2022. I think we got lucky but there was no wait. Was able to play this course in under 2 hours. Good work out lots of hills fun elevated greens. Will play again for sure

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Great staff and cute course but needs better grounds maintenance

Great and friendly staff, cute course... Having said that the grounds needs significant work. Significant parts of the course didn't have grass as a starter

* Pros
- Cute. Good to bring kids around and have them play golf.

* Cons
- Given this is a 9 hole course, I didn't have much expectations but was below my expectations. Maybe this is due to the drought in California but nonetheless needs a lot of work to be done for grounds maintenance

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Deceivingly Difficult Course

Deceivingly Difficult Course.
Not well maintained, most of the areas are dirt and balls easily roll down hill if you don't land on the green.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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