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4.7
417 Reviews (417)
5 Stars
299
4 Stars
89
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
96.0%
Recommend this course
400 out of 417 reviews
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4.6
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
91.9%
Recommend this course
34 out of 37 reviews
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4.8
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.3%
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79 out of 82 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6292 yards
Slope 132
Rating 71.0
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Course Details

Year Built 1923
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Kikuyu Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect George C. Thomas, Jr. (1923) William P. Bell (1923) Jay Morrish (1988)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

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Reviews

4.7
417 Reviews (417)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 50
Patio Dining 43
Brunch 24
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 65
Bunkers 55
Forced Carries 51
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 54
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 53
Advanced Golfers 42
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 67
Worth the Drive 64
Convenient to the City 11

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Beautiful Round

A frequent player at Ojai CC because it is such a glorious setting, with the most friendly staff.

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

Course features

The golf course at Ohio Valley Inn is always in very good condition. I only played it once a year because I live out of the area but, I love every minute of every hole. It is also one of the most beautiful settings that I’ve ever experience while playing golf – thanks to you and for providing such a great golf opportunity

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wonderful course

As a first-time player at Ojai Valley, I didn't know what to expect. But even if I had high expectations, they would have been exceeded. This is a jewel of a course, attached to the Ojai Valley Inn, The views are gorgeous, and the course, in a word, is fair. You don't have to hit career shots to score, but it's far from a track where you can just slop it around. The most memorable hole for me is 16, a par 3 from an elevated tee, with OB right, hazard left, and the front of the green completely guarded by bunkers. You'll walk off that green feeling pretty good about par. At least I assume you would, although I couldn't vouch for that.
Extremely friendly and helpful staff. When I missed my assigned time, they just slotted me in with no problem. Can't wait for my next visit. My only concern is that with too many positive reviews, the course will get crowded! But even if it does, it's still a lovely golf experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course- Great property

The course is one the best in the area. Challenging but even a less than average player can have a great time. It is probably one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world and I am including Pebble Beach in that comparison. The Ojai Valley Inn is also one of the greatest resort properties in the US. The staff and amenities are 5 star and you know it when you are there. An overall great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course

This course is really outstanding. And the pace of play was incredible. We played 18 holes in just under 3 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Absolutely Not Worthwhile Visiting for Play

I spent about one and a half hours to get there by driving mostly on highways. Given the driving distance and the amount you should pay, I DO NOT recommend that you play there. If it's located in urban area, the course won't be popular. I just went there again to evaluate my golfing ability since I recorded the worst score last time due to the unfamiliarity of the course. Three Par 3 holes out of four are extremely short and most par 4 and par 5 holes are short. Good thing is that you can enjoy the ambience of private courses. You are not pushed to pick up the pace of your play but may finish a round in 4 hours. I bet the course evaluation is exaggerated because of the ambience of resort courses.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course was in fantastic shape and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Quite a few forced carries which can be avoided by playing the forward tees if a less challenging set up is desired. Fantastic views.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course to ourselves

Rode the blues in 3 hours, with my son. This was our second time playing in as many weeks. Again country club conditions as we basically had the course to ourselves. The staff here truly is the best, I’ve never had close to a bad experience here. The starter let us out an hour early off of the back. The course is in wonderful shape tee to green. The are constantly doing maintenance up until 3pm which I’ve rarely seen. Tees were level, traps were immaculate, greens riolled true with hardly any ball marks. I used my free voucher, this course keeps me on GolfNow. Staff was saying they may ditch GolfNow. If anyone from GolfNow is reading this if you lose ojai you lose me lol. I highly recommend this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf Heaven!

Played on a basically empty course today in perfect 70 degree weather. Ojai is extremely challenging, especially around and on the greens. The scenery is unbelievable, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I don’t have a single complaint other than I don’t get to play it again tomorrow. Outstanding golf experience all around.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Excellent course

Fun course to play. Strategic layout, you can’t use your Driver on every hole. The greens are quite small and fast. If you’ve never played you can get a cheat sheet from the starter, giving you tips on strategy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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