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3.1
109 Reviews (109)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
37
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
21
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.5
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
2.0
Amenities
3.4
64.1%
Recommend this course
64 out of 109 reviews
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2.8
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
1.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
50.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 12 reviews
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3.1
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
2.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.0
65.0%
Recommend this course
13 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6617 yards
Slope 126
Rating 72.2
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Los Verdes Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 71 6617 yards 72.2 126
Back (W) 71 6617 yards 79.0 136
Middle 71 6234 yards 70.4 122
Middle (W) 71 6234 yards 76.9 132
Forward 71 5772 yards 68.1 117
Forward (W) 71 5772 yards 70.4 125
Orange 71 4373 yards 61.9 103
Orange (W) 71 4373 yards 65.8 116
Scorecard for Los Verdes
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Back M: 72.0/124 489 370 180 441 189 556 380 352 410 3367 377 305 153 420 417 445 488 225 420 3250 6617
White M: 70.3/120 465 349 167 427 149 517 367 340 400 3181 370 292 138 367 381 436 450 207 412 3053 6234
Forward M: 68.0/118 W: 74.0/128 444 340 108 315 136 468 359 331 392 2893 332 285 122 356 360 420 439 190 375 2879 5772
Orange W: 67.1/115 392 269 80 276 98 355 278 262 319 2329 231 219 81 228 249 285 338 108 275 2014 4343
Handicap 7 15 13 1 17 11 3 9 5 10 18 16 8 4 2 12 14 6
Par 5 4 3 4 3 5 4 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Poanna Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1964)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $12.00 - $15.00
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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.1
109 Reviews (109)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 11
Locals 6
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

good layout but...

My wife and I played a 2 ball on a Saturday, which we knew would not be a speedy round, when we found we were playing behind groups of 5 balls we were not impressed, it took 5 1/2 hours to complete our round. There was at no time any mention that the club allows 5 balls an extremely unusual situation for us. That aside, we found the layout to be really good, the greens were in equally good order, but the remainder of the course was not up to the same standard unfortunately.
The course offers some great views, but, I would not suggest you play Los Verdes unless you have virtually a full day available.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

the best course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

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I cannot explain how depressing my experience at this golf course was.

Driving an hour and a half to play, I was paired with 2 random gentleman (great guys) and was playing with a buddy. I brought my girlfriend along who is just beginning, but was going to stay in the cart and soak up the views. I was charged an extra 25$ to have her ride with me, which is absurd IMO. I have worked at plenty of courses over the years and also have played a couple and have never heard of anything over $5.

The tee time was 12:36PM and we did not tee off for another hour, and finished hole 18 at 7:16PM.

No round of golf should ever take that long. I really wanted to speak to the Pro (if this place even has one, as not one person I spoke to on property really knew anything about golf), but the Pro Shop was quickly cleared out by the time anyone really got off of the golf course. Carts hadn't been cleaned and it was a disaster.

I have never had a bad time on a golf course in my whole life, but can no longer claim that as yesterday was miserable.

I urge anyone that is a mildly serious golfer and remotely has a life, please avoid playing this place. Go to Tarranea Par 3. The place is pristine and is a way better value, even paying to replay!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best public course with the worst pace of play.

This is so excellent that everyone wants to play here. Biggest issue is the pace of play. the slowest pace and longest rounds i have ever played. don’t be surprised at 5-6 hour rounds.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Los Verdes

Los Verdes is a beautiful course overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The course itself is in great condition. With that being said, the course is very popular and a lot of people play. The pace is extremely slow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways was rock hard with patches grass. With all the rain we just had, It should be a lot better. Very disappointing

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Never again

Arrived 30 early on to be told they were running 10 minutes behind...when we got on the course every hole had a delay of 10 minutes or more...looks like they over book this course all the time...the delays were so bad that after the 3rd hole we thought about asking for a refund but since it takes us more then an hour to get to the course we decided to stay...also ordered from the cafe the steak sandwich $14...was smaller then a happy meal cheese burger...stay away from this course as this will be a waste of your time

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Los Verdes 2/2019

Friendly staff, putting, chipping greens and driving range awaits your arrival. Today’s round had a slight delay to our start. Slow play prevailed throughout the day and we were not able to complete 18 holes with a. 12:30 tee time. The course was in good condition with all of the recent rain. Greens are fast!
Looking forward to play this course again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented On 2019-03-18T20:41:28.000+00:00

How are you okay with starting a round of golf at 12:30 and not completing?

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful course

A wonderful course......as we all know pace little slow it the views are amazing!!!
A very special course because of its layout warm atmosphere and ocean breeze!!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow round

Too many korean people , started 45 mins late and was only able to play 11 holes dur to dark.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great golf with amazing views!

We got out at 6:07 with the sunrise at 7 am. So the first two hole we played completely dark! After that we really loved the course! Amazing views in pretty much every hole! The greens were in great conditions and the rest of the course was in good overall condition with only a couple of rough patches here and there. Most of the complaints regarding this course are about the pace of play but that really didn’t affect us as we were the second group out, however we did see a couple of 5-some.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Too slow

There are a lot of beginners and 5 people playing.

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

slow play

Unfortunately, this course allows 5 somes. This is one of the reasons why the pace is a little bit slower than norm. But on the back nine, with the panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, why would you hurry and pick up your pace. This course has always been my favorite, when it comes to the views.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

slow play

The back niners skip from the 17th hole and start number 11 again, and the course does nothing about this, thus causing the worst pace of play ever, then the players from the day before never rake the sand traps and there are craters in the bunkers

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

Normally painfully Slow

Played yesterday and got out so early that we needed to use glow balls on the first hole. It was so worth it because it was the fastest I have ever played Los Verdes. We played 18 in just under 4 hours and did not catch anyone until the 13th hole. Playing this course at any normal time it is the slowest course in Southern Calif. They have too many dumb people hitting from the blues that shouldn't and a weak Marshall staff that does not push the pace of play. Golf should not take 5.5 to 6 hours as it becomes a chore .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout and views, however.....

When I saw the poor reviews regarding this course, I thought to myself, how bad could it really be? Don’t get me wrong, for a municipal course, it wasn’t in bad condition. The layout and difficulty of this course was just right, challenging you to pick the right club for every shot, doglegs both right and left, and well placed bunkers that made you think twice before going after pin positions on a small green. The fairways were in fair condition, greens were smooth and ran moderate, plus the views of the gulf coast were spectacular. What really messes up this course is the pace of play, especially on the par 3s. We started the round at 1:30pm and finished at exactly 7:35pm! The waiting between holes was extremely unbearable. If it hadn’t been for the awesome weather, I probably would have called it quits early. There were several marshals on the course but neither paid any attention to pace of play nor encouraged golfers to speed up. If they can figure out how to improve pace of play, this would be a nice course to play on.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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