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4.2
215 Reviews (215)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
133
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.2
92.9%
Recommend this course
201 out of 215 reviews
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4.3
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.7%
Recommend this course
38 out of 41 reviews
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4.2
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
91.5%
Recommend this course
54 out of 59 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 70
Length 6022 yards
Slope 123
Rating 69.4
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Course Details

Year Built 1958
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Bentgrass/Poa Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
215 Reviews (215)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 14
Brunch 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 13
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Seniors 12
Walkers 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 20
Near Local Attractions 8
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course, nice staff, good food!

Great day, forgiving course with some challenges on and around the greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful day playing golf in SB

First nine we were able to tee off a little earlier do to smooth play.
Mid to late afternoon has the tendency to slow down to a bottle neck on the 10th hole..
Overall, pretty close to a four hour 18 hole game. Ver enjoyable.

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

Really enjoyed it!

Was looking looking for a place to play between Pasadena and San Luis Obisbo. Perfect spot and food was great too. Very fair and fun course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Beginner
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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
First Time Playing

Hidden gem

Great SB muni, discounts for tri county residents. Short course, pretty straight forward. Couple of quirky holes but overall very fun. Course is in great shape, pace was slow out, fast in. Will play again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course, great weather but not so nice clientele

Santa Barbara municipal golf course is a very nice golf course and when you're playing in the weather of Santa Barbara which is usually temperate, even in July, it doesn't get a whole lot better. However we were being rushed by the golf assistant and the people behind us who weren't kind enough to not tee off when we were not quite out of their way, We also arrived on a par three at the crest of the hill and shut down into it without realizing they had maintenance people working in the middle of that hole without letting anyone know, which of course is only to their detriment. Other than those few things we had a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track for the $

Pleasantly surprised. Paid $80 (with $10 reward) for 2 player’s. @145p Drove up from LA to best the heat & it was‘ worth the drive

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Destination Golf

Beautiful weather, good course, pace of play slow, but at least golfers in front & back of us were friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Thirsty in Santa Barbara

This course has no water available to golfers and makes no effort to inform them. The only option is the cart which I saw twice in 18 holes. The whole place has a cavalier attitude about supporting the very people pay the green fees. Would like to, but can't recommend.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable golf course!!

Don’t let the yardage on the scorecard fool you, this is a very challenging course that plays long do to fescue fairways and rolling terrain. The course was in very good shape, some of the best greens I’ve seen on a municipal golf course. I would definitely recommend this course to anybody..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mighty Muni Rules !

As always course conditions were perfect. Scott and staff couldn’t have been nice. Three of us teed off at 1:40 and finished in four hours. Score and weather in mid seventies. Greens and fairways rolling perfect…moderate rough…cocktail at mulligan’s post round…perfect day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once 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 22
Skill Beginner
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
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