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3.9
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.7
97.2%
Recommend this course
35 out of 43 reviews
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4.6
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
3
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0
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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4.7
6 Reviews (6)
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6714 yards
Slope 122
Rating 71.5
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Harding Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1923
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Kikuyu Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $8 - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.9
43 Reviews (43)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 13

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
rek
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Surprisingly excellent

I had never considered playOmg an L.A. City course until yesterday. This was the only Tee time in the morning from the Inland Empire to Ventura County Line. The tee box’s were good. The greens were outstanding. Fairways beautiful and rough wasn’t that deep. Bunkers had fluffy sand. I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pretty much as good as it gets for a Municipal Course

The course was simple in design but still enjoyable. Walking is very doable, the scenery is amazing and the double decker driving range makes for a great value golfing experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
First Time Playing

Easy and convenient place to make shots

This place is clean neat great customer service and nice view it was my first time playing golf for fun with my husband and it wasn’t bad I would recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Slow and steady

The problem with courses that are close by and reasonably priced is that everyone wants to play them. The afternoon we played here was no exception, and despite the forecast saying 50% chance of rain, everyone came out. As I looked around the pro shop I heard the staff put several five-somes out, although they denied it when I asked about it. It was a slow paced day and hard to get into a rhythm. What can you do?

Also, there are two distinct courses there: the Harding and the Wilson. The app only knows about one of them, so scoring was thrown off - I played Wilson so it looked like I was playing 4-over on Par 3s while birdying all the Par 5s.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 82
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Idaho Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

a bit benign and gettable, but better than I expected...

I read several reviews about Harding and Griffith park in general talking about pace of play being an issue. I got off relatively early on Harding (10:30) but had absolutely no issues with pace of play, completing my round in 3:15.

Harding is the slightly shorter and easier of the two courses at Griffith Park. I should the same score I did at Wilson; however, in my defense, it was the second course I had walked that morning. :)

There is nothing particularly tricky about this track and if you can hit the ball 200 yards straight, you can score here.

Most of the holes do not require a lot of thinking or strategy, although #7 is laid out such that drive placement can really make a big difference. I was too far right and had to try to slice a ball around a tree over water to have a crack at the green... the results were not perfect.

The course has mature trees scattered about so it's not super-open; however generous fairways are available and even a shot behind a tree isn't going to overly punitive, s simple punch out will keep you from being penalized more than a single shot on all but the worst of shots.

The course is a bit worse for wear... but it's L.A. in August when there isn't exactly a surplus of water... given all of this, it's in fine shape.

The guys in the clubhouse were great and when I called to set up my two tee times they worked hard to help me get properly set up and ready to play both courses.

It's not bucket-list golf, but it's certainly worth the affordable greens fees, especially if you play both as the second round is only $15.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Pleasantly Surprised

I was expecting a painfully slow round and not so good course conditions. Was pleasantly surprised though. Great pace (on a Saturday morning) and course wasn’t too bad. I was told by the locals though that we got very lucky with the pace of play. Actual grass on fairways and greens very reasonable and on the faster side. Teeing off on 18 provides for a nice Mountain View. I Played another LA Muni Rancho Park in the past and Harding is much nicer and in better shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

watch out for rude unknowledgeble starters

Firstly, Ive played this city operated course many times. First time this happened. However, on this occasion the starters chose NOT to honor the Golf Now quoted rate. They wanted me to pay a ridiculously high cart rate. I refused and they simply told me to leave. They were rude and arrogant in their apparently lack of knowledge. Be aware they starters may try and get you to pay more than the quoted rate on Golf Now. Maybe avoid this course as their is no supervisor available to address this issue with.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/22/2016

Seems like a review written out of anger. I doubt the facts were outlined in this review.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I like club house

Foods is good
And price pantastic

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Poor weather
Used cart

Slow Play

Tournament was stated before start time of individuals.
start times were not followed.
Tee times need to be striclky adhered to. The use of the microphone loud speaker is needed to call out start numbers is needed..Some Players do not speak English , was mixup of start times. Otherwise play is slow.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course, always slow

If you go in knowing it's gonna be a slow round then it's perfect for you. Will always be at least 5 hours, fun course. Greens are in good shape, everything else is decent. For the money you could play Tierra Rejada which is always in good shape. But it's closer for some people. Practice facilities are in horrible shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dead grass

Nice scenic course but lots of dead grass. It was almost like teeing off dirt on the tee boxes. Pace of play was really slow due to the number of par 3's on this course. Facilities were ok. Food prices too high. Hot dog and chips came out to $9 and change. Not worth it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

geen condition was good shape

Harding g/c has improved better than 6 months ago.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

The pace of play on Thanksgivind Day

Finished 18 holes in 3 hours 50 minutes, starting at 12.20. I wish this kind of pace is possible anytime.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Favorite course. Also Wilson too.

The course overall is pretty well maintained for a city public course. Desent green fee. Very often you see coyotes and deers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Solid Muni

This is not a resort course, but it is a very good muni. Lots of wide open holes and a few tight ones. Greens are average and worsen as the round progresses. We walked and that was just right.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great potential if only

Lots of small litter on the course
Party of 6 (six!!) Korean beginners in front. Getting lessons sharing two carts and all playing 2 balls. Zero etiquette and would never be allowed in Europe.
But stunning place and great conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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