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4.3
282 Reviews (282)
5 Stars
96
4 Stars
153
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
95.1%
Recommend this course
267 out of 282 reviews
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4.3
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
93.0%
Recommend this course
53 out of 57 reviews
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4.3
95 Reviews (95)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
93.7%
Recommend this course
89 out of 95 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6527 yards
Slope 118
Rating 71.1
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Bennett Valley Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ben Harmon

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.3
282 Reviews (282)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 30
Patio Dining 30
Watching the Game 23
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 23
Narrow Fairways 19
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 35
Locals 34
Advanced Golfers 20
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 15
In the 'Burbs 9

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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Friday afternoon at BVGC

I love this golf course!!! The staff is helpful and the course has challenging, yet very playable layout with tree-lined fairways and great green complexes.

The greens are normally some of the best in the North Bay, however today they were bumpy and slow due to aeration about 10 days ago.

On another note, I wish the City of Santa Rosa would invest some funds in the course infrastructure because the conditions at this gem are rapidly deteriorating.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 15-19
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Perfect weather
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Conditions Good
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Friendliness Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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4.0
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Perfect weather
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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Value Excellent
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Plays Once a week
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 12
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
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Conditions Average
Value Good
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Good Round of Golf for the Money

Had an enjoyable round of golf today. Only bummer was we could not have our mown cart. We had to wear masks in the pro shop but were forced to use 1 cart for 2 players? Does not make sense.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Great time

First off the staff was really friendly and helpful. I thought the course was challenging but fair, would have to play a couple of times to understand how the greens break. there were some subtle breaks . The young man Gavin, we were paired with was very friendly and helpful . I will certainly be back and will recommend to my friends

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0

Descent course but pace of play is SLOW

Pace of play is beyond horrible the 3 times I’ve played here. Any tee time after 12pm expect a 5+ hour round. No marshals on this course to push play. Bring you own beverages and food as the course 3rd party bar/restaurant shut down permanently after going bankrupt and they literally have nothing in the pro shop.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

BYOB

The course was nice, greens were great, the staff was very friendly, pretty basic layout. But… This place has no food concessions at this time, all they had was some room temp water bottles from Costco??? I’ve never played a course that didn’t at least have some cold beverages and some Snickers bars. I guess it has something to do with COVID and no one willing to take over the food concessions? Just a suggestion, maybe get a couple of coolers, some ice each day and offer a few basic items.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course and Lots is trees

Very nice municipal golf course, in good condition , beware every hole has lots of trees!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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