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4.3
262 Reviews (262)
5 Stars
99
4 Stars
119
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
92.3%
Recommend this course
237 out of 262 reviews
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4.5
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.8%
Recommend this course
23 out of 24 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.6%
Recommend this course
44 out of 47 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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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

4.3
262 Reviews (262)

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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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Awesome! Thank you for visiting us at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played

Empire Ranch Folsom

Course was in great shape for mid-November. Tee times were on schedule as we started right at our booked time of 10:30am. Pace of play was 4hr15min. Fairways and greens were well cared for, no bald or muddy spots. 10th hole the green was lacking a fringe, so my ball was on the green but up against a "collar" of 1st-cut rough.
Bunkers had soft sand and were thoroughly raked.

Staff in shop and grill area were friendly. No ability to Post my round after. Was advised to use my mobile device or log in to GHIN at home.

Great experience overalll.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/27/2019

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Top 10 local course!

I was extremely impressed with the condition of this course. The condition of the fairways were great, The greens were good but it didn't seem like anyone was fixing their ball marks! The sand traps could use a little more love. Very enjoyable course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/13/2019

Terrific! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

The course is playing the best I have seen in years. Can’t wait to get back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/13/2019

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good condition

Empire is always in great shape. Greens awesome. The only bad thing is way too many geese on coarse with droppings everywhere.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/23/2019

Awesome! We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Day

Weather was great ,course was in great shape ,pace of play was excellent .Just a great day

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/16/2019

Fantastic! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great course

This is a great course in great shape. Only problem is the drinks are kinda pricey.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/14/2019

Wonderful! Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Empire Ranch Golf Club!

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

Empire Ranch. Beautiful setting and challenging with fair golf course. You won’t be disappointed !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/09/2019

Wonderful! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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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

Perfect - Late in the Season

The course is in excellent shape this late in the summer. T boxes, fairways and greens all a pleasure to play on. Even though a bit crowed when we played, still made it around in under 4.5 hours. Keep up the good work, grounds-people!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/30/2019

Excellent! Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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

Empire

Great course condition considering the greens had been punched in recent weeks. The blind shots we tricky even though a map was provided we did have to look ahead to determine layups and direction.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/19/2019

Awesome! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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

3rd timer

Course was fun! In great shape.will come back once aeration is healed,want to get back at the greens!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/13/2019

Outstanding! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Challenging but fun

Greens has been recently punched, which I knew. We still had a great time, the rest of the course was beautiful.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/11/2019

Outstanding! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day great course.. greens were just aerated...

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/09/2019

Excellent! Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Empire Ranch Golf Club!

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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 10/17/2019

Awesome! Thank you for visiting us at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course except for the Goose Poop

It is a good course to play for the intermediate player but the staff need to do something about the number of geese on the course. Some greens have so much goose crap it is not possible to putt without hitting a pile of it!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/13/2019

Great! We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Empire Ranch Golf Club.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice layout, great condition and friendly staff

Crew keeps the course in great shape even through the wicked hot summers. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Excellent! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Empire Ranch Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/06/2019

Excellent! Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Empire Ranch Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/17/2019

Wonderful! Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great

Absolutely my favorite course always in good condition and the pace of play is good

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

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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