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3.6
151 Reviews (151)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
63
3 Stars
39
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
74.8%
Recommend this course
117 out of 151 reviews
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3.8
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.4%
Recommend this course
14 out of 17 reviews
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3.7
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
2
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4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.8%
Recommend this course
18 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 71
Length 6034 yards
Slope 124
Rating 69.3
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirts must be worn at all times. No tanks tops or cut-offs.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Reviews

3.6
151 Reviews (151)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Watching the Game 9
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 17
Narrow Fairways 15
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Playing Multiple Courses 19
A Weekend Splurge 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 18
Worth the Drive 15

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating of us! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

play elseware

The course was in really bad shape. The greens were just O.K. We played Cypress 2 days earlier. Pay the extra few dollars, and have a great time. .

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/28/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating of us! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

No driving benefit

Bring your 3 wood. It’s challenging. Course management a must. Club House clerk was not friendly. Kind of a jerk actually

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/15/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviews 764
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 1 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
California Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Blacklake

Rode the Blues (6034/69.3/124) on the Canyon/Oaks combo in 3.5H on a GN Hot Deal. Overcast, fairly calm and in the 60's made for pleasant golfing weather.

Ted Robinson, Sr. design. Shorter, tight, quirky tree lined layout. Many holes turn with shots over trees possible to shorten several holes. I hit as many irons off the tee as I ever have on a regulation 18 hole course.

From tee to green kikuyu. Mostly very playable but far from lush. Tees could use leveling and divot repair. Fairways played firm with lots of roll. Rough not very high but was penal because it was inconsistent. All were below average in condition.

Traps had decent sand and were okay to play out of.

Greens putted medium speed and were receptive to full shots. Several on the Oaks 9 looked like they had some prior disease challenges. Many were bumpy.

Quick efficient check-in and a friendly Marshall. Basic carts did not have GPS, no on course services. The playing conditions and layout were at best mediocre. With this course right between Cypress Ridge and Monarch Dunes, it is hard to recommend with both those much better options within a few miles.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/07/2020

Hi, Nick. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We understand your frustration with the current conditions of the course and ask that you please bear with us as we work diligently to make improvements. We hope you'll give us another try in the future. Thanks for choosing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 764
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 1 Contributor
California Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Blacklake

Rode the Blues (6034/69.3/124) on the Canyon/Oaks combo in 3.5H on a GN Hot Deal. Overcast, fairly calm and in the 60's. Shorter, tight, quirky tree lined layout. Many holes turn with shots over trees possible to shorten several holes. I hit alot of irons off the tee. From tee to green is mostly kikuyu. Very playable but far from lush. Tees could use leveling and divot repair. Fairways played firm with lots of roll. Rough not very high but was penal because it was inconsistent. Traps had decent sand and were okay to play out of. Greens putted medium speed and were receptive to full shots. Several on the Oaks 9 looked like they had some prior disease challenges. Many were bumpy. Quick efficient check-in. Basic carts did not have GPS, no on course services. The playing conditions and layout were at best mediocre. With this course right in between both Cypress Ridge and Monarch Dunes, it is hard to recommend with both those much better options within a few miles.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Place.

Course is in average shape. Lots of debris . Canyon/Oak are more challenging. Staff is very friendly, food in the grille is always top notch for the price and portions.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/07/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First timer

Nice course, my wife and I liked the way the course was laid out, the fairways weren’t super tight, very forgiving on most holes.the greens speed was just about right,not to fast, and we also liked smelling the Eucalyptus trees as we played. In all, we had a good time on Mother’s Day Weekend, Thanks, From the Little’s

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/18/2020

Wow, we are so happy that you and your wife enjoyed your round with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great time

Was concerned with all the hoopla but upon arriving , the staff was very friendly!! Even the Marshall! Course in threat shape. Will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/13/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 04/27/2020

Hi Leo, thank you for visiting us at Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Hi helesox. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Hi, Gunner1818. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/25/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/20/2020

Hi Mr. Schmidty, thank you for visiting us at Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you get the chance to join us for another round again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/01/2020

Hi, thanks for leaving us a review! We're glad you enjoyed your time at Lakes/Canyon at Blacklake Golf Course and hope you'll come see us again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Black Pond is more appropriate moniker

No lake exist on or near the course. Some "mucky ponds" do show themselves, at times. The false advertising aside, the uniqueness of the 3 different 9 hole layout is enjoyable. Decently challenging, as well as decently groomed. It winds it's way thru various high end neighborhoods, and definitely has a country club feel. G.N prices are pretty good for this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/10/2020

Thank you for the recommendation, we appreciate your feedback and are excited to let you know that we have course improvement plans for 2020 and beyond. We look forward to having you back out at Blacklake Golf Resort in the near future!

Blacklake Golf Resort Management

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Confusion!!!!

I booked the round using Golf Now app as I have a gift card. The facility would not honor my gift card so I had to pay out of pocket. There was a tournament that I was not aware of and the staff put us on the more difficult course. Since I am a new golfer, I found this a bit challenging. The tournament players were rude and pushy which intimidated me so that I did not finish the round. How do I make sure that my gift card is honored when arranging my tee times? Since the course was listed on GolfNow app, I thought that they would honor my gift card. Guess I need to find out how the gift card works if the courses will not honor it. Not a very good experience.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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