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4.1
242 Reviews (242)
5 Stars
88
4 Stars
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3 Stars
30
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
88.2%
Recommend this course
217 out of 242 reviews
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4.2
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.9%
Recommend this course
20 out of 22 reviews
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4.2
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.0%
Recommend this course
36 out of 40 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links/Parkland
Par 71
Length 6668 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.5
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Empire Ranch Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6668 yards 71.5 127
Tournament 71 6308 yards 69.7 124
White 71 6056 yards 68.5 122
White (W) 71 6056 yards 73.6 124
Combo 71 5427 yards 65.8 116
Red 71 5036 yards 64.1 112
Red (W) 71 5036 yards 68.0 113
Fast 71 3641 yards 59.4 101
Scorecard for Empire Ranch 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
Blue M: 71.5/127 384 176 504 404 333 402 582 171 386 3342 357 553 163 469 396 547 186 444 211 3326 6668
Tournament M: 69.7/124 364 176 504 366 333 368 538 171 386 3206 357 516 163 352 396 547 167 413 191 3102 6308
White M: 68.5/122 W: 73.6/124 364 151 472 366 311 368 538 153 343 3066 329 516 126 352 378 518 167 413 191 2990 6056
White/Red M: 65.8/116 325 151 399 366 311 316 390 153 343 2754 292 431 126 352 378 461 107 413 113 2673 5427
Red M: 64.1/112 W: 68.0/113 325 106 399 321 276 316 390 96 332 2561 292 431 92 309 319 461 107 351 113 2475 5036
Fast W: 59.4/101 249 106 297 265 197 214 287 96 224 1935 175 312 92 213 206 255 107 233 113 1706 3641
Handicap 7 9 17 11 15 1 3 13 5 8 10 18 4 12 14 16 6 2
Par 4 3 5 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 3 35 71
Handicap (W) 11 15 9 5 13 3 1 17 7 2 6 18 10 12 4 16 8 14

Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brad Bell (2002)

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

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.1
242 Reviews (242)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Elevation Changes 13
Water Hazards 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Advanced Golfers 10
Seniors 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 15
In the 'Burbs 14
Worth the Drive 12

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Pace of play

Pace of play was the only issue we had... Apparently a couple groups ahead was the cause. Other then that love this course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/05/2019

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve, and we are glad to see you rated the course conditions to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Empire Ranch Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Course, but Pricey

Empire Ranch is a nice golf course, with wide open fairways and a few challenging holes. The fairways and greens were in good condition when I played, and the staff were very nice and accommodating.
My only negative comment is I think the cost of the course is quite high for what you get. There are more than enough nice courses in the immediate area that are much more affordable. I would only play Empire Ranch again if they offered discounted rates.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented On 06/20/2019

Thank you for reviewing the course. Your feedback about the price of our course is important to us. We always want to make sure we are offering golfers a competitive price for their round. It is our goal to give visitors the best chance to get out and play more. Thank you for playing Empire Ranch Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bay Area Guys

We can from SF to play. Met My brother and nephew for a round. We got off 20 minutes early and played in just under four hours riding a cart.

We shot 74,83,89 from the blue tees. Greed rolled true, bunkers were groomed, and fairways were tidy.

Only four stars on beverages because there wasn’t a cart person and their kitchen/bar was under renovation or repairs, but everything else was fantastic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 06/13/2019

Excellent! We're thrilled that you, your brother, and your nephew enjoyed your round with us. We can't wait to have you all back again soon for your next round at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Decent overall but needs work

The course is in decent shape. Greens are very slow and need to be rolled/cut. Driving range is a mess; old balls and old mats make it nearly impossible to practice there.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 06/04/2019

Thank you for your review! We're pleased that you enjoyed our course and we appreciate your review. We hope to have you back again soon for your next round!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly staffs

My golf cart died on hole #5 which is a rarity. Marshal Mike kept the traffic flowing smoothly and held back a group to let us go back in order. Afterward we got a surprising treat of raincheck for a free round for the next outing. We were amazed that the course would go such a distance for the customers. Excellent course, staffs and amenities. We will definitely come back for many years to come.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 05/30/2019

Outstanding! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your round with us and that our staff left a great impression on you. We can't wait to have you back again soon for your next round at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Empire Ranch Review

This course require you to really consider ball placement. Excellent facility.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 05/29/2019

Terrific! We're thrilled that you enjoyed our course and the challenge of our layout. We can't wait to have you back again soon for your next round at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great shape

After 2 inches of rain over the weekend this course is in great shape. One of the few courses that actually still takes care of their bunkers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 05/22/2019

Wonderful! We're thrilled that you enjoyed our course despite the recent rain. We can't wait to have you back again soon for your next round at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 05/17/2019

Awesome! Come back soon!

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A few tough holes

Overall, this is a great course. There are a few holes that are tough. There are also 2 holes that are cart path only that don't make any sense as to why. You will find it a challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 05/16/2019

Awesome! We're pleased that you enjoyed our course and the challenge it presented. We appreciate your review and we hope to have you back again soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Outstanding

Belong to men’s club
Always injoy playing
Empire

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/25/2019

Wonderful! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your round with us and we can't wait to have you back again soon at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent Spring Golf

Course is in excellent shape - t-boxes, fairways, rough (yes, I played it) and greens. Today the course was loaded and running on time - amazing and much appreciated.

Great to see all the kids there for their after school golf lessons.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 05/08/2019

Fantastic! We're thrilled that our course conditions met your expectations and that you were able to play at a good pace. We can't wait to have you back again soon for your next round at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 04/19/2019

Great! Glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play

Beautiful course! Today was not a typical day though. Wasn’t aware of aeration until I arrived. Only a couple dollar break. Starter was very rude, and pace of play was worst I’ve ever scene. 20-25 min per hole for lady’s day. Wasn’t aware of that either. Long drive for nothing. Was looking forward to golfing that course on my only day off for birthday. Had to stop after 4 holes.

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

Good track, great staff

Good Parkland style course, well maintained (particularly following the recent rains), an engaging layout, one of my favorites in the area. I’d showed up at the wrong tee time but staff just rolled with it and I got right out, much appreciated. Fun finishing hole, a 200-yard Par 3 that is a steep drop off the elevated tee boxes. Enjoy!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented On 04/03/2019

Awesome! We're pleased that our course conditions met your expectations and that you enjoyed the challenge of our layout. We appreciate your review and we hope to have you back again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

It has rained for a week but this course is still in good shape. The greens are fast and smooth.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 03/08/2019

Wonderful! We're thrilled that you enjoyed our course despite all the rain we've had. We appreciate your room and we can't wait to have you back again soon at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

demeaning. by Marshall

it was the worst treatment.we ever had in my golf experiences. The Marshall threatened. us never to come back to . this course
three of. us players did not know that cart on cart path only. Marshall told my friends to get off the grass and be on the cart path I could not hear so had to hate him repeat theee

times. However, while my friend had already. hit the ball and was able to.movethe cart on the other hand my bal was 20 ft or so away so i moved the cart towarb the ball to hit the ball then he moves his cart closer to min then tonstart to yell at me. lla.I "did younn not hear me" But I said to him my ball is just t here I will hit and I get out ofthe wzz5ßay. He yelled again saying that Iam ignoring him. At that time I was not ignoring. I simply want to hit near by and get out. He then said
as above.. I am totally devastated by demeaning sound and at his attitude. I dob't even talk like to that to a child...
I wasn't listening ç0ý

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 02/25/2019

Thank you for your review! We apologize that you didn't enjoy your experience with us and that our staff didn't leave a great impression on you. We would love the chance to learn more about your time with us. Please reach out to us at empireranchgolf@gmail.com at your earliest convenience. Thank you again and we look forward to speaking with you!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friendly golf course

Both the staff and the course layout is friendly. The course was in good shape considering all the rain that came down recently. The staff were polite and professional. This was my second time playing here and I hope to here more often.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 02/20/2019

Fantastic! We're thrilled that you enjoyed the challenge of our layout and that our staff left a great impression on you. We appreciate your review and we can't wait to have you back again soon at Empire Ranch!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 02/11/2019

Great! Glad you enjoyed your time with us!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout!!

Had great round! Only $15 because of the heavy rains. Course drains well though. Very few people out there today. Finished 18 in 2 hrs! Rare opportunity for such a great course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 02/08/2019

Wonderful! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your round with us despite the heavy rains. We're glad that you got to play at a good pace and we can't wait to have you back again soon at Empire Ranch!

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