Crystal Springs Golf Course

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3.7
271
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
129
3 Stars
63
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
21
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.1
80.9%
Recommend this course
208 out of 267 reviews
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Average Rating
3.9
22
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
86.4%
Recommend this course
19 out of 22 reviews
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Average Rating
3.8
49
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
87.8%
Recommend this course
43 out of 49 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6628
Slope 127
Rating 72.2
Type Semi-Private
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Crystal Springs Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6628 yards 72.2 127
White 71 6212 yards 70.3 125
Red (W) 71 5580 yards 72.3 126
Gold 71 5457 yards 67.1 118
Scorecard for Crystal Springs Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.8/130 386 410 206 496 389 427 478 206 452 3450 372 150 389 150 415 317 468 389 528 3178 6628
White M: 70.2/125 W: 75.8/131 380 401 154 479 379 422 460 178 384 3237 325 136 346 144 409 300 449 358 508 2975 6212
Red W: 71.1/122 314 353 134 472 333 373 442 169 356 2946 259 105 276 139 338 271 430 342 474 2634 5580
Gold M: 66.8/118 W: 72.1/124 330 359 139 422 338 385 362 160 365 2860 288 128 309 141 344 244 414 320 409 2597 5457
Handicap 7 3 13 17 5 9 15 11 1 10 18 4 16 2 14 12 8 6
Par 4 4 3 5 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 13 1 17 9 3 11 5 15 7 14 18 6 16 10 12 4 8 2

Course Details

Year Built 1924
Fairways Rye grass
Greens Rye grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Herbert Fowler

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
271

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Patio Dining 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 44
Bunkers 19
Narrow Fairways 17
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 50
Locals 26
Advanced Golfers 25
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 37
Near the Airport 26
Worth the Drive 21
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Great views of mountains as you see the fog in the far. Course is great nice layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great sunrise golf session!

I see a lot of negative reviews about the pace of play. But I’d have to say the course was incredible and if you go off at sunrise like we did, the pace is super fast. We were 2 I’m a cart, and there were 2 seniors walking behind us on our tail the whole time, and the folks behind them were also cruising.

From a beauty standpoint, I’m not sure you can beat the sunrise views at this place. Deer everywhere and morning fog sitting on the mountain are hard to beat.

We did have one funny incident where one of the grounds crew was moving the hole locations. With his headphones still in, he walked up and moved the hole that my partner was putting to. No greeting, no good morning, and no acknowledgement that he literally plugged the hole that my partner had just chipped within 4 feet of. My partner pitted into his equipment with a rye smile just to prove the point. Good coaching moment for his management!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice golf course.

This was a challenging round of golf due to the wind; otherwise, weather conditions were perfect. The course itself is challenging due to the rolling terrain & strategically located bunkers. The course provides beautiful views of the area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slow....

Purchased a Costco voucher and set up a tee time for a Saturday @ 1030. Right off the bat noticed that groups were lined up and time slots were only 5 minutes apart. The course was nice but nothing special. total time we were there was 6.5 hours and time played about 5.5 hours

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Special Back 9

Challenging, no flat lies, some fairways and landing spots are narrow. Theres something to be said for this back nine, it's gettable but it can eat alive as well. Each hole is unique. Greens were in good shape

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

6 hour round minimum

For $85 this course is not worth it. Bad spacing betweeen tee times means 2 groups on tee boxes every time. 30 minutes delay at prime golf hour and the round was 5.5 hrs, 6hrs total.....course is okay but not for the price. Never again.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow Play

The course is good but slow play affected playing. It took nearly 5 hours to play a not very busy course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Very tough for public course

Not sure why we lucked out, but our round was only 3 1/2 hours unlike many of the other reviews. Course is very hilly, weather was very windy and cold, but it's also very pretty and well laid-out so we had a great time. Price (through a discounted GolfNow deal) was amazingly good. Bar/ proshop is indeed very shabby and the parking lot is also downmarket, but the people were nice and the course is a gem.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow, slow

Course. Fun, pace of play extremely slow, 3/12 hours, quit after11thhole

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

Very interesting layout greens in very good condition

Very interesting layout greens in very good conditionThe only issue is the pace of play they need more offers out there to speed it up a little bit other than that good course good grades in decent condition will be back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very good course

Beautiful view and landscape, very good design. The distance and layout are both superb. I rank it as one of the best public golf courses in the Bay Area. The biggest problem is the pace. Too many players, and some are walkers. Very slow and wait at every hole. The club house is a bit shabby.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Satisfied

Worth the money. Very challenging back 9. Playing senior tee box was fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow

2:43 for 9 holes . Not sure why it was Wednesday at 12.

Slow play waited 7-14 min every hole

Beautiful course above the reservoir. Great views .

Greens are poana/ blue . Needed to be rolled but nice condition

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course is getting much better

My gripes with any course are 1) did we start on time, 2) the pace of play and 3) fairway, greens conditions.

I've played here many times and during this time I experienced a very pleasant time. Of course who you play with makes a big difference and this time I went solo but still managed to be paired up with really good guys.

We started right on time. We fell a little behind in pace of play but managed to get back on track a few holes in. The conditions were great! If you're not used to this course, it does offer challenging conditions but nothing so difficult that it ruins the outing.

This rates are typically higher than other local courses which is shame but I get it. I'm lucky enough to be able to get tee times during GolfNow's Hot Deals and even some that are just discounted (but not a Hot Deal) so I always think I'm getting a steal.

People do walk this course but be warned that it is hilly. I usually cart it.

If you like a bit of a challenge, great scenery (right by the reservoir), wildlife (you'll usually run into deer in a few holes), and well-kept conditions, this is the place for you.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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$199 Starting price
Valid dates: Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
The package includes overnight accommodations, unlimited rounds of golf for two players, daily American breakfast for two at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and 10% savings offered at the Golf Shop.
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