A view of a hole with water and bunkers coming into play at Saddle Creek Golf Club.
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4.7
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
96.5%
Recommend this course
36 out of 37 reviews
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4.5
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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0
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.3%
Recommend this course
12 out of 13 reviews
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4.6
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.1%
Recommend this course
16 out of 17 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6803 yards
Slope 137
Rating 73.1

Formerly known as Saddle Creek Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Greens Zoysia turf target
Golf Season Year round
Architect Carter Morrish (1996) Roy Bechtol (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2019 #12)

Reviews

4.7
37 Reviews (37)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Very nice and fair course

Played a foursome this morning and the course ran a 8:00 am shotgun start, that made pace of play very quick. We finished in just under four hours. Course played very well. Very fair course, rewards for good shots and penalties for bad ones. The fairways were a bit over saturated but other than that course was a pleasure. Staff was very friendly and nice.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Saddle or Copper?

Overall the course was fine, the layout is fantastic, very interesting and challenging (I played the blue tees). The greens rolled smooth, though they were slower than I remember when it was Saddle Creek. Fairways were fine, but do have some dead spots in areas, either not getting water in those places or burned them earlier, not a big deal however. Overall, the course is still very playable and a lot of fun!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always delivers an experience

I play the Club at Copper valley every summer, some people can't handle the heat so it makes for a 3.5 hour afternoon round.

There is a slight fungus or growth in most of the greens but not enough to cause bumpiness. They also put. lot of water on the course overnight so you get a few soggy places in the fairway with an occasional plugged drive. Apart from that perfect as always..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great place to play

What an awesome course. We went out and were paired with two members(Dave and Mike). They were outstanding playing partners and ambassadors of the club. The course was outstanding and except for a couple spots it was over watered was in great condition. Greens were firm and interesting resulting in challenging play. Pace was outstanding and Copper Valley is now on my list of best places in the Valley.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Good course, bad service

Course was beautiful and in excellent condition. Would say it was a steal at $100 but the amenities were horrible. Tried to order food at the turn and they said they don’t do to-go orders. So then we tried to order at the restaurant and they said they were reservations only and completely booked. Crazy that they won’t sell food to golfers (and this was at like 1pm). And they wouldn’t even sell us a beer! Then we finished our round around 3pm and wanted to play another nine, but the pro shop was already closed. Was just weird

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

AMAZING

Best course I have ever played. Worth every penny. Very challenging off the tee. I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course layout is awesome..

One of the best courses and always in great shape. A jewel.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome day to play the course again! Cart path only rule made it a little unpleasant.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Our foursome

Despite the cart path conditions, we had a great another great time! Can’t wait to play again!

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

Worth trying Copper Valley as known as Saddle Creek

Tried this course out when it was phasing our from Saddle Creek to Copper Valley. Course is a bit harder than It’s neighboring Greenhorn. Condition was okay. Staff were friendly but didn’t get much drinks from the beverage cart or lack of. Value is there but would prefer somewhere else

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Day Of Golf

What a great place. It has everything you want 130yd par 3, 200yd par 3. Long par 4 & short par 4. Water on some holes. Bring every part of your game. This place is one super fun day of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love Saddle Creek

The course is in excellent condition. The greens and fairways are in better condition than several other courses we’ve played lately. The immediate rough is manicured very short and tight. Beautiful views. Friendly staff. Golf Cart is very nice with an attached ice chest and the most comfortable plush seat in NorCal bar-none!
Thanks for the great round Saddle Creek!
Wonderful early Mother’s Day treat!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A hidden gem

I have come to learn that a majority of the time when an out of the way drive is required to reach a golf course, the course is going to be worth the drive. This was the case at Saddle Creek.
The course is a real hidden gem. Layout was well thought out. No two holes play together.
The fairways are immaculate and very forgiving.
Loved the course, and will definitely play when I am in the area again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the Drive

Does not matter which route to get there it was a very scenic drive...The course is fun to play with elevation changes just enough to keep you thinking. We could play this every week!

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

Beautiful course. Excellent layout. Well kept fairways.

Friendly staff. Excellent golf carts. Course was well maintained with great fairways. I’m sure the greens are spectacular based on their shapes and undulations but unfortunately we played after they had aerated the greens.

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