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3.2
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
34
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.2
63.4%
Recommend this course
52 out of 62 reviews
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4.2
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 10 reviews
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4.3
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7006 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.0
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Hesperia Golf and Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1957
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1957)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.2
62 Reviews (62)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Plays Long 7
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 9
Locals 9
Walkers 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great discovery for us

Went for the first time today and had a great time. Seems like there is a fair amount of work going on with the course and that’s not a bad thing. Fairways and green in good condition, water hazards are empty...and for us that was a good thing! Greens were a bit on the slow side most of the time.

Pace was good, especially for a couple bad golfers like us. All in all we had a great time and expect to visit here again! Thanks for keeping things running in these strange times.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in best shape ever.Country club shape . Greens great but at moderate speed. One of my favorites in California . Busy for 6:30 on a Saturday.Fun Time Classic course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Better Than it’s been in years!!!

The course is in the best condition that it has been in, in many years! The greens are still slow (but that is typical for Hesperia) but they are rolling true. Way too many ground squirrels though.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Just stay in the fairways and no problem. Course is in decent shape. It basically in a canyon, so that helps with the wind for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Hesitant to write a good review because my LA County golfers might flight to this location but a hidden gem in the high desert. Course was in great shape. The high desert air is wonderful. My son and I have played there twice in the last week: price was great, pace was great and we will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Cold and Windy Day

Played here on Saturday with the windy blowing and temperatures around 52. Course was in great shape with the exception of the areas were it plays with or over the water drainage ravine. Greens were soft. Not very many players out, good day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Needs work

Need a lot of work. You think they could spend a day and put in the yardage markers? That would help players that haven't played there much or at all!!! Would probably be better in the spring, summer or fall. Before the winter rains? Quite a few fairways damaged by flood waters. Not sure about the yardage from the tee boxes? I think it could be a good course again? I learned to play golf on this course back in the early 80's Hope they really try to bring it back. The population has really grown in the last 30years but they haven't keep this course up well enough to attract any of those people here.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Getting better

This course is getting way better with the new ownership. Looking forward to the progress.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worst course in the high desert now

What once was a great course, in great shape, has become a clusterduck in just a few years. Dead/bare spots, squirrels, leaks, fungus,... you name it, it's here! The attached photo is just a sample. I took it after leaving the course (it's hole 15 or 16 I believe). It's a picture of grass growing IN the sand trap. Yes, in the sand trap. They have a hard enough time mowing the fairways and rough on a regular schedule, now they have to mow the sand traps. This just goes to show you the level of care they have for their course. None!
There is very little maintenance being done on the course. It's being neglected, plain and simple. Parks and Rec did away with their maintenance staff, and it's showing.
This course is now the worst course in the high desert. I give it another year or so before they shut this place down, or turn it into a 9 hole course.
I guess you get what you pay for, and I paid 10 bucks to play. Pace of play was awesome because there was no one out there! I wonder why.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Parks department getting the hang of golf course maintenance

I've played here many times over the last thirty years and Don't recall better conditions. The greens are a little spongey but they roll well and the fairways are plush and green.they have also trimmed the bottoms of the trees up so recovery shots are much easier.overall I'd say that the parks department has learned a lot in the last couple of years and this course is again a joy to play... as long as the wind is reasonable

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Just Imagine....

This is by far the hardest course in the High Desert. It has the 7th hardest finishing hole as rated by the SCGA in Southern California.

This course has the potential to be a great track once again, but without upkeep it has diminished into an almost unplayable condition for the intermediate or advanced player.

The maintenance is provided by only a couple of employees who have a hard time keeping up with the maintenance of sprinklers let alone mowing.

The greens are not top dressed regularly and are like walking on marshmallows which makes for a very difficult putting experience. Most times they stimp in the 7-8 range.

The bunkers may get raked once or twice a month, the rough is over 8-10 inches and varies according to what hole you're on.

The fairways need to be over seeded terribly and there are many barren or dead spots.

Thus my title, just imagine. This course was on the PGA Tour back in the late 50's and early 60's. The city has bought the course and entrusted the upkeep to the Hesperia Parks and Rec. These folks are real good at taking care of parks, but Golf Courses are definitely not their forte.

I sure wish a management company like Sierra who is managing Green Tree and Apple Valley could get in there and pep the old girl up, they sure would see a lot more play and maybe even a mini tour or two again.

I keep my hopes up though, maybe one day soon.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 15-19
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Nice old style course

Was in the area and decided to play based on the history of the course. Always like to play a course the PGA used to play on. Course has nice elevation changes, and decent lay out. Greens were in good shape and grass was actually green in spite of the drought. Only issue was pace of play. No marshaling of slow players.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome course

Good mix of long and short holes. Par 3 are challenging. Overall course is challenging and good dog legs. Trees are positioned well

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

wide open course

The course was good and wide open. Pace was good even with a group of three walking in front of us. They were redoing the greens so they had sand on them which end up helping me out, they took ten dollars off the price for the greens. Staff was nice even other golfers were cool just everyone having agood time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course for the $

The facilities at this course are dated but the course itself is challenging, casual, and fun!

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

A Hidden Delight

Hesperia is a former PGA tour stop in the 50's and 60'. One can easily imagine the likes of Hogan, Sneed, and Littler playing here with persimmon woods. The course is narrow with trees lining both sides of the fairway. Challenging holes require both fade and draw shots. Long hitters are rewarded with short chips to the green. Average golfers can score well too because every hole is not terribly far. Be careful of the trees! There are plenty and errant shots between the fairways will add 1 to 4 extra strokes. Keep it in the middle and you'll have fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great challenging course

Overall a great place to challenge your game. May not be the nicest looking, but it gives you quite a test.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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