Penmar Golf Course in Venice, California, USA | GolfPass
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4.4
130 Reviews (130)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.3
93.7%
Recommend this course
121 out of 130 reviews
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4.4
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.3%
Recommend this course
28 out of 30 reviews
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4.5
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.5%
Recommend this course
52 out of 55 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Executive
Par 34
Length 2582 yards
Slope 115
Rating 34.7
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Penmar Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Year round
Architect David W. Kent (1962)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.4
130 Reviews (130)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 10
Locals 9
Walkers 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Awesome 9hole course by the Beach

One of my favorite local 9 holes where you can use your driver on most of the holes. Great practice under most beautiful beach weather that cannot be beaten. Would definitely recommend and looking forward to going again sooner than not!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked

Fairly long and easy 9 hole golf course.

Fairly long and easy 9 hole course with a few 5 and 4 pars. Opportunity to use all the clubs in the bag. Course and green conditions were reasonable. Steady pace of play (2 1/4 hours to complete). Very good value for the money. Will play it again for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Good value for the money

Decent 9 hole course of moderate length with a couple of par 5s and several par 4s. Wide open fairways, so fairly easy for the average golfer. Fairways and green are reasonably well maintained. Best value in the area other thaan Rancho Park which is very difficult to get tee times on.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Fun course but WAY TOO SLOW

Overall this is a fun course to play. Very affordable, weather is perfect, you can use your whole bag.
The reason its only getting 3 stars is because it took 3 hours to play 9 holes. Its WAY to slow of a pace, there is no pace enforced, and they force you to play in groups of 5 even though they only advertise groups of 4. If they could fix there pace of play, this would be my favorite 9 hole course in so cal

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 31
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 31
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 31
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sunday Afternoon

I am a huge fan of the Penmar course, always great people paired with me and a fun time. I almost had my best game, +2 going into the 9th Hole and Mito, and I shared a meltdown. Double Bog...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Day to Golf

My second time playing Penmar and it didn't let me down. Quite a few holes to pull out the driver and if you miss the fairway, you're OK. 5 people usually head out together on this walking only course amd it's just fine. If you're in a hurry, you probably shouldn't be a golfer. You'll get backed up a bit, which allows for good conversation and then it clears up by hole 4 or 5. Enjoy.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

DRIVE FOR SHOW, PUT FOR DOUGH

I live 10 minutes from Penmar, and I enjoying playing whenever possible. This last round was extra-special because I got to play with my 80 yr old dad.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

My only real complaint is the speed of play due to all groups being 5 players.. Having to wait upwards of 15 minutes at each tee box is a bit much.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Friday run

Usually an incredible pace. One hour and 50 minutes. This day it was plus an hour. A lot of dirt patches as well. Unusual for the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great little golf course

We really enjoyed this little golf course. A nice 9 hole walking course with some longer holes.

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