A view over the water from Rio Hondo Golf Club.
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4.0
405 Reviews (405)
5 Stars
130
4 Stars
186
3 Stars
57
2 Stars
19
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
85.1%
Recommend this course
353 out of 405 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.6%
Recommend this course
44 out of 47 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.2%
Recommend this course
74 out of 83 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6370 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.7
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Rio Hondo Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1924
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect John Duncan Dunn (1924) Gerry Pirkl (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirts with collars and full length shorts are required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
405 Reviews (405)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 27
Watching the Game 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 40
Bunkers 39
Narrow Fairways 34
This course/club is great for:
Locals 37
Walkers 35
Advanced Golfers 29
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 42
Worth the Drive 20
Near the Airport 13

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Solid course, soft greens

The course is in good shape. The greens needed a trim. They were soft and a bit slow.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hi breakingbadd. 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 Rio Hondo Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 62
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course!

Very nice, challenging course with trees, hills, water, and sand on nearly every hole.
As a kid-high handicapper, this was a nice challenge.
The pace and layout was very good for the most part. I do think the back to back par 3 late in the front nine tended to slow down play. We were stacked up 3 groups there. Otherwise, pace was great.
I’ll definitely be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Thank you for your review, 1BnDQUJJCGasiJi1yyu7. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, derekjeffus! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Rio Hondo Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Rio Honda Experience

This Golf Course is well maintained and offers very good greens, fairways and t boxes..
Ambassador keeps pace of play adequate when requested..
Check in is simple and golf carts are well maintained.
Overall, all though it is a public course, it can rival some of the private courses in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/22/2020

UVXbsO78DZNINoFC1voU, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Rio Hondo Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Markdb! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Rio Hondo Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

I will be back

I regret not knowing that there was such a great course nearby. I will return soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Thank you for your review, komiyamayoichi. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Day at Hondo

Was a very nice day at Hondo today, showed up 45 minutes early, hit a bucket of balls, tee off was right on time, round was 4 hours if not a little quicker, course is in nice shape and staff was very friendly. Nothing to complain about here, give it a try, you won’t be disappointed

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Hello, we appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Rio Hondo Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a great course

This is my favorite course within the Long Beach area. It's challenging, beautiful and the greens are great. Sand is always fluffy as can be expected. The clubhouse is beautiful, the staff friendly and if you want food and drinks at the turn, they are quick about it. Love this course! No wonder it's difficult to get a good tee time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, kt0071! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Rio Hondo Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/13/2020

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 Rio Hondo Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Solid

Great overall course conditions. Greens are on the slower side. Bunkers are well maintained even without rakes. The driving range was open to golfers 30mins prior to tee time. Practice putting greens remain closed. Great value, will be back again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, NoLayUps808! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/09/2020

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, u000005121608. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent course in great shape

This course is always in great shape... and it is now. Pace of play was very good... finished in 4 hours. I definitely recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/29/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Course

The course was in very good condition. Pace of play was good. Staff was friendly. I would definitely play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Thank you for your review! We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

#PURE

I’ve played the Hondo about a dozen times over the past 10 years. Today was the best shape I’ve ever seen it in. Greens were awesome. A little on the quick side, especially above the hole, and really smooth. Fairways are pretty good for a public course and the rough, although lush, was cut at a reasonable height. $54 with a cart is a pretty good value considering the course and it’s condition. If you happen to see a Hot Deal, jump on it because there’s not much better value out there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Thank you for your review, Sicktight311. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Still an amazing course
Challenges all levels
It’s one of the best in LA

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/26/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Rio Hondo Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Very good muni

Had not played the course in about 8 years, and was pleasantly surprised.
Played a twilight round and it was in great shape. Greens a little slow, but true. Many good doglegs, and the sand was the nicest texture I have seen, including much more expensive courses.
Good pace of play --3 hr 45 min.
It didn't hurt that I went birdie-birdie-20 ft par save to finish holes 16-18.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 06/29/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Rio Hondo Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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