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4.0
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.2
84.2%
Recommend this course
27 out of 34 reviews
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3.7
13 Reviews (13)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
2.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
69.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 13 reviews
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3.8
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
3.7
73.1%
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19 out of 26 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7003 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.8
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Tijeras Creek
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7003 yards 73.8 136
Blue 72 6580 yards 71.2 130
White 72 6206 yards 69.5 125
Green 72 5797 yards 67.8 119
Red (W) 72 5130 yards 70.9 129
Yellow 72 4105 yards 60.1 100
Scorecard for Tijeras Creek Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.8/136 525 380 477 435 185 410 225 585 414 3636 374 545 342 534 195 343 172 404 458 3367 7003
Blue M: 71.2/130 507 346 445 402 162 393 200 550 409 3414 342 516 337 519 165 338 167 373 409 3166 6580
White M: 69.5/125 W: 77.1/138 491 326 418 369 151 366 174 524 388 3207 327 493 328 505 142 321 149 354 380 2999 6206
Green M: 67.8/119 W: 74.9/135 466 311 391 341 131 340 157 504 364 3005 306 468 310 480 129 305 130 311 353 2792 5797
Red M: 65.0/112 W: 70.7/129 414 280 336 308 110 312 118 442 330 2650 275 399 281 426 111 275 119 311 283 2480 5130
Yelow M: 60.1/100 343 204 284 230 90 242 65 380 255 2093 217 352 200 362 111 170 119 248 233 2012 4105
Handicap 15 17 1 7 13 11 5 9 3 14 8 4 16 12 18 10 2 6
Par 5 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 36 4 5 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 15 17 3 7 13 11 9 5 1 6 12 4 16 18 14 8 2 10

Course Details

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

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
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
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.0
34 Reviews (34)
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Very satisfied

This course and all it had to offer made for the perfect evening of golf. Pace of play was slow due to the challenging back 9, guys looking for balls and hitting extra shots and such. Other than that, the course is beautiful, challenging on one side, more forgiving in the other . You get the best of both worlds with canyon like scenery to residential greenery. Staff was welcoming and accommodating. I’ll definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Course!

Nice clubhouse, awesome staff. Practice facilities were nice, course conditions were very good, pace of play was pretty good. Layout is awesome course has a great vibe, highly recommend this golf course!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Save your time AND money!

Wow.. where do I even begin.. I wish I could give it Zero stars, that's for sure. I reluctantly decided to give this place a second chance and boy, was that a mistake! Pace of play, Horrendous! Guys sitting down, yes, sitting down in the middle of the fairway because the group in front of them was so slow. This went on all day. 3 hour front 9 is 100% unacceptable! No marshall(s) to push the pace either. Conditions, abysmal! Tee boxes were so shaggy they were nearly rough, greens were so beat up from people not fixing marks and so shaggy they were nearly unplayable. This place should be ashamed. Especially at $150/ round. Save yourself the time and money and go elsewhere, you'll thank me.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Scenery is great. Fairways and greens are very well kept. Staff were friendly and inviting.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

My new favorite course

I mostly play the cheapest public courses I can find. Occasionally I splurge for a little better course and am sometimes disappointed by the higher priced courses. Tijares Creek was fantastic. The staff was friendly and treated everyone with respect. It was a busy day and they were trying to get everyone out on time . they managed to do it without pushing anyone.
Really two courses, front nine meanders thru homes with lush fairways , water and sand traps. Deep rough but not really all that tight. Elevations go up and down over rolling hills . Greens in perfect conditions. Back nine goes thru canyons and with just a bit tighter fairways and are still in great shape. I would play here everyday if I could

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Communication

I had a knee replacement a couple months ago. I had never played this course, but got a good price on golf now. It took 45 minutes to get there, and could’ve played multiple courses within 15 minutes. When I got there they said it was cart paths only... would’ve been nice to have that information before wasting my money and knee

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Pace of Play

Pace of play should never be above a 1 Star. The course is great and the staff is great, but the pace of play is horrendous. I used to play it frequently, but couldn’t deal with 5.5-6 hour rounds anymore. Marshals do nothing to move groups along.

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

Pace of Play

Nice course with great staff- but very confused how anyone rates the place of play anything above 1 star. I played the course quite often but had to stop because the pace of play is horrendous. 5.5 hour minimum to play the course. Again course and staff are great but pace is a major major downfall.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
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
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
First Time Playing

Agonizingly slow

I had read the reviews that said the course was nice but was really slow. I was hoping that it being a Monday that it wouldn’t be as terrible. Unfortunately it was just as everyone else had said. The course itself was in fine shape and enjoyable layout but when your round takes 5 and a half hours it’s just not that fun. I was in a threesome with another 3some in front of us and a twosome in front of them and by the third hole all three groups would be stacked up on every tee box. Marshals do nothing to speed anybody up. Nice course but I would not pay to experience that again

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Over priced

The course condition is reasonable but not much better than courses about half the greens fee in the area. At $130 per player, there is no GPS on the cart. The signs on each hole or the tee markers don’t even show yardage.

Pace of play is reasonable - we only had to wait for a few minutes on a couple of holes.

I would recommend this course to friends if the green fee is under $90.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course overpriced for condition

Tee time booked through Golf Now. When we arrived at the course, we were told the course was aerified. We were given $10 credit since we were unaware. When we asked for a bucket of balls to warm up we were told the driving range was closed through mid-November! Really? Aerified course, sandy greens, overwatered fairways, no driving range -- all for $89??? These conditions should be posted on Golf Now so golfer can decide weather to book or not. Drove up from San Diego just to play this course. Bad experience. Maybe better when course recovers but then fees will be higher. This course is not worth $89 even under better conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Top 25 Contributor
California Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

First I was a thief, now I'm a liar

Not the first time I've had problems with the staff here. Not sure why they're so mistrusting of their clientele. Last time I played here, Marshall came up and asked if any of us left behind a wedge. The last hole, I had walked over to the green with a couple clubs and when he asked, thought I had left my Cleveland behind. I asked him what the wedge was and the Marshall said "ha ha, good try" and drove away. Gee, wasn't trying to rip off anyone. Last Saturday, showed up and realized they had just done maintenance on the course. Problem is, I had called back last month and guy I spoke with at Tijeras said they had done maintenance in early September. My buddy called last week and was told they had done maintenance in September. Person behind the counter, Tim I believe his name was, said he didn't believe us. My buddy and I looked at text messages between us and and dates that they had done maintenance based on phone calls. So I guess now I'm a liar? And the person that checked me in never acknowledged me or thanked me or said enjoy your round. The rest of the "younger" staff were friendly. But for the exorbitant amount of money they charge you to play here, you would think certain staff here would be friendlier and more diplomatic. Lets hope there's a management change here in the near future to clean up staff.

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

Stunning Mountain View with deers greeting on greens

It is one of best Mountain View golf courses we have been. What I like the most are the course layout and deers are very peaceful and friendly.

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

Golf shop guys were not very pleasant. No appreciation for the customer. Same goes for waitress we had. If they has been even modestly courteous experience would have been very good. Otherwise average.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun course with a lot of variety

Enjoy this course for its variety and interesting layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tijeras cares the most

Play golf all over Southern California and I challenge you to find a course that actually cares about the conditions and experience. I am not even a member and this place is just a solid experience every time. The driving range is average, clubhouse is average, but the Tijeras employees act and make this feel like a nice private midwest club.

The carts are newer and ride the best out of any in the OC but no GPS. The course itself is in pretty good shape for this time of year. The greens are probably the fastest out of the publics in OC right now. They are redoing all of the bunkers with this beautiful white sand and its been a great cosmetic change.

The one issue is the pace of play is typically average to slow. They typically have a ranger out patrolling but he isn't doing much pushing. Gaps are the norm here.

Overall, great golf experience, really a tale of two nines which provides a nice variety of holes. Keep doing your thing Tijeras. Under 40 bucks. Sold

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