Gavilan Golf Course

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3.1
60
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2
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.1
Layout
3.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.0
98.3%
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3.0
1
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3.0
Value
4.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
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1 out of 1 reviews
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3.0
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4.0
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3.0
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About

Holes 9
Par 31
Length 1818
Slope 94
Rating 29.6
Type Public
Gavilan Golf Course is a nine-hole executive course located in Gilroy, about an hour's drive from Monterey and the San Francisco Bay area, and takes its name from the Gavilan mountain range that is the backdrop throughout the course. This beginner-friendly golf course plays a par-31 but can be played as an 18-hole loop in an estimated time of just about two hours. Super twilight rates and beginner rates are available daily and is walker-friendly. Gavilan Golf Course facilities include a driving range and practice facility, plus food and beverage service.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 31 1818 yards 29.6 94
Red (W) 31 1776 yards 27.4 73
Scorecard for Gavilian
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
White M: 59.1/94 118 281 365 226 137 181 280 92 138 1818 1818
Red W: 54.8/93 118 281 341 226 137 168 275 92 138 1776 1776
Handicap 9 3 1 8 7 2 5 6 4
Par 3 4 4 4 3 3 4 3 3 31 31
Handicap (W) 9 2 1 5 8 3 7 6 4

Course Details

Year Built 1967
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.1
60

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 17
Beginners 15
Walkers 12
This Course's Location is:
On a College Campus 14
Convenient to the City 8

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice little course

This is a good course to work on your short game. Pace of play was decent, finished it in 4-1/2. All greens are reachable in one to two strokes. The fairways & greens were in fair condition. The staff is friendly. I play this course about once a month or so.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather

Not much good deal anynore

Nice little course for $3 Hot Deal but for $10 plus $3.50 is too expensive for walking

this tiny 9 hloes course

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 05/31/2016

wayneng,

Thank you for your feedback. We will take it into consideration as satisfying our golfers is our number 1 priority!

Best,

Gavilan Golf Course Management

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Easy Golf

The price was super. The course greens were in the process of being worked on, but that did not take away from the fun. It was not crowded, and displayed

a great atmosphere to play in. The staff was helpful and friendly. There was no need to feel hurried as we walked the course. Yes its a bit rough compared to other courses in this area. But for the price, its a steal to go play .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
ff736473-0c0a-564d-be53-5c0fbe824be3
GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 05/31/2016

u000004922629,

We are happy to hear about your good experience during your round! Thanks for the review.

Best,

Gavilan Golf Course Management

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Fun Relaxing Golf

Wanted to get in some practice and this is the place to play. It is not too short nor too long. The price is right and course seems to be improving. You won't find a nice clubhouse, but staff is super friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 05/31/2016

gofishgolf,

Thank you for playing at Gavilan Golf Course! We are happy to hear that you have noticed our improvement. Hope to see you on the course again soon.

Best,

Gavilan Golf Course Management

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I will play here again

I like the golf course now, I will play here again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
ff736473-0c0a-564d-be53-5c0fbe824be3
GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 05/31/2016

tisita3,

Looking forward to having you back!

Best,

Gavilan Golf Course Management

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Gavalin Golf Course

Great course for the price. Challenging but still easy enough to be enjoyable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
ff736473-0c0a-564d-be53-5c0fbe824be3
GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 11/11/2015

Hi "MikeP283" Thank so much for the Excellent review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your challenging course with us.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Gavilan

It's acceptable to family playing. played with grand kids.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 10/26/2015

Hi "Kwangsik" Thanks for the great review, we are so glad you enjoyed your round with us. Please come back and visit us soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best bang for ur buck!

Gavilan College gold course is a fantastic place to practice ones game. The tee times are always available and at a great price. I highly recommend playing here at least once.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
ff736473-0c0a-564d-be53-5c0fbe824be3
GavilanGCMGT
Commented On 08/13/2015

Hi "John5510072" Thanks for the fantastic review!! We are so glad you enjoyed your round with us, please come back and visit us again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather

good place to practice your mid range shot ans short game

Good place to practice your short and mid range iron shots. decent putting green.nice scenery . not to be busy , so can play your round leisurely. nice staff .

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hurm's Review

The price is right, but they need to upgrade maintenance at the course. I still had a good time. Hurm

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather

nice course

greens, fairwaysimproved. range, and putting green still in not good shape

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather

nice course to shapen one's short game

There should be more courses like this one as part of a community college. I would play Gavilan more often if I lived closer but I don't.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

A fun little 9

A good little spot to keep your game in shape. Has a couple of par fours long enough to get out the driver and a ±207yd par four that you need excellent control to go for. Also a couple of longer par threes that keep things interesting. Overall, will play again when in the area.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value for $$$$

Played 9 holes with a small bucket of warm up balls for just under $6 by using GolfNow to make reservation. I challenge anyone to find a better deal in the Bay Area.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather

Great course for beginners.

The course has good features, a variety of short and long drives, obstacles like the little pond on # 8, gullies on #2 and #9. All in all a pleasurable experience, except for the loud music coming from the Football/baseball field.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather

Fun round good price

Had a great time. Holes are easy, Greens rolled slower than true. Wide Fairways. Fun round for a good price.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather

Rugged, but a great place to learn!

Cool course cool people, the sun seems to always be shinning there. The wind going through that canyon is something else, very challenging The greens are really slow compared to other courses, I enjoy this place a lot.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Gavilan Looks great

This small college course is in excellent shape, and I a lot fun to play. Details are attened to, and the course shows it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Greens

it's a very comfortable course with great Greens, played nine in an hour and half.

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

great for the money

pace fast greens need work staff is friendly will definitely li be back

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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