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4.1
270 Reviews (270)
5 Stars
71
4 Stars
159
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.2
88.7%
Recommend this course
248 out of 270 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
87.5%
Recommend this course
21 out of 24 reviews
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4.0
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.5%
Recommend this course
47 out of 55 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

4.1
270 Reviews (270)

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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Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Fun local Golf Course

Unfortunately the greens are not great right now but that would be the only complaint perionly complaint. Staff is very friendly very welcome. The layout is good the fairways are good.. Given the time of year and our extreme heat I'm sure the greens will be OK soon. Highly recommended

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Way too slow for the money.

$90 got us a cart and 18 holes. Unfortunately the groups in front of us were not golfers. Played in their bare feet and shared clubs between them. It just wasn’t that fun!!

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I only played the first 7 holes which took just over two hours.Three groups waited on 6th,7th,and 8th tee boxes.. No marshals on course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
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Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

SB muni

Nice old school course in great condition. Can be a bit of a death march out there at times. Helmet golf at times. Aside from that it is a fair, fun and challenging track. Far enough away from LA to keep them away which is nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course for the money

Nice well run course. Busy shop and friendly staff. The restaurant was great large portions fresh food and cheap stiff drinks

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Muni

This is a very good course. Enjoy playing it. The course is forgiving and challenging at the same time. Staff is very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Santa Barbara Golf Course Needs A Starter.

Every time I golf and there are two guys working the office, I know it’s going to be a late start.
Case in point, my husband and I were ready to tee off. We had another 20 minutes before are scheduled time.
I watch the tee box for literally 10mins. and no one was up there. The previous group (4 some) had already played off and they were coming the first green. No names were called over the speaker, I guess they were too busy chatting or eating nuts inside. I ask if we could go off earlier, since no one was at the first tee box. They gave me a lengthy answer telling me other people had times before us even though no one was there. After that discussion they finally called a group of 4 to the first tee and we were set up with another twosome behind them.
The group of four guys were still waiting for someone and they went to get something to eat and drink and bring back to the golf cart. When they finally got back and went up to the first tee box I ask them what time was their tee time. The guy told 1:20 pm and it was already 1:43pm.
If only you had a starter out there watching and calling people consistently. Others would get to go off on time!
The club house has been so lazy and allowing people to go off when they want, because no one in the office cares to do their job by calling golfers to the tee and keeping the pace efficient.
I sincerely hope that this review get to someone other than management, because they’re doing a lousy job.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice surprise of a course

Book this Tee time last minute to take a buyer out.
Played with some very nice locals, who knew the course well. The weather was spectacular(Sunny and 76). Staff was kind and helpful!. Course was in great condition and a bit challenging. Will definitely play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good game of golf in Santa Barbara

The pace of 18 holes was very good. No waiting on any of the holes for other golfers.
All the greens and fairways seem to be in good shape . Very few hazards.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Short but Tricky

Great layout! Definitely walkable but I didn't as it was my 1st time there. All the par 3's are a challenge even tho a few are super short! The par 5's were within reach in 2 if u hit a superb drive n solid wood in from the tips. Pace was good. Greens were true but a bit on the slower side for me. Good muni track!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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