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3.6
301 Reviews (301)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
147
3 Stars
75
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
25
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.3
80.6%
Recommend this course
238 out of 301 reviews
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3.4
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
3.8
80.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 10 reviews
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3.5
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.9
77.1%
Recommend this course
27 out of 35 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6550 yards
Slope 132
Rating 71.8
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Franklin Canyon Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 72 6550 yards 71.8 132
Middle 72 6145 yards 69.6 127
Middle (W) 72 6145 yards 74.9 132
Red (W) 72 5373 yards 66.7 120
Scorecard for Franklin Canyon Golf Course
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: 71.4/128 490 186 356 179 366 202 521 404 518 3222 381 212 366 519 363 456 367 150 514 3328 6550
Middle M: 69.5/124 W: 74.9/132 464 163 340 163 346 189 506 389 504 3064 368 186 339 502 329 385 344 126 502 3081 6145
Forward M: 66.1/118 W: 70.8/121 439 125 322 148 326 168 491 325 418 2762 354 130 275 424 313 370 280 90 375 2611 5373
Handicap 15 11 13 7 17 5 9 1 3 8 2 14 4 10 6 16 12 18
Par 5 3 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 36 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 17 9 15 3 13 1 11 5 2 10 12 6 8 4 14 18 16

Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Rye/Poa Grass
Greens Bent/Poa Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Muir Graves (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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

Reviews

3.6
301 Reviews (301)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Watching the Game 8
19th Hole Specials 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 25
Bunkers 22
Forced Carries 21
This course/club is great for:
Locals 34
Walkers 14
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 18
Convenient to the City 16
In the 'Burbs 14

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Window got smashed in my car, items were stolen..!!!!!

Course was ok, and pace was ok but the parking lot is very sketchy...my car and another car had our windows broken and items were stolen out of our vehicle, this should never happen at a golf course facility and should be a safe and respectable place for players....

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 2019-04-02T19:18:48.000+00:00

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still a bit sloppy

After the wet winter its still a bit sloppy out there, 1-4, 2 of which are par 3, were cart only and the rest of the course was 90 degree rule standard. Greens were all over on speed which made putting a bit difficult to read throughout the day. Pace of play was pretty steady through the day though and the food is always excellent, make sure you call before teeing off at 9 to make sure your food is ready though, as they do not seem to typically have food ready to go for even hot dogs. All in all enjoyable day just would say hold off for another week or two until conditions dry out a bit more.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 2019-04-12T18:02:40.000+00:00

We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. It is great to see you had an enjoyable time on the course and we hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs dryer weather

The course will be great once they can Moe, right now the grass is way to long. Spent way to much time looking for my ball. If you get off the fairway at all the you will have a difficult time hitting out of the long grass. As for the greens looks like they recently aerated but didn’t clean the greens very well lots of rolled dirt clods left over, visually makes putting a challenge.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented On 2019-02-22T15:32:45.000+00:00

Hello, and thank you for reviewing our course, Franklin Canyon Golf Course. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that the course did not meet your expectations on the day of your round. We will make sure to pass this along to our staff. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 2019-01-23T14:54:56.000+00:00

Hello, and thank you for the 4-star review! We are glad to see you had an enjoyable round and friendly experience with us. Thank you for playing our course here at Franklin Canyon, and we hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

ehhhh

Be aware they charge extra fees upon your arrival regardless if you paid in full, as stated online.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 2019-04-22T15:49:03.000+00:00

Hello. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon!

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
California Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Franklin Good Will It Last?

Good greens and in grass most places, good value afternoons.
Well done fries a must! Front is faster and firmer than back nine; both nines are consistent these days. The aeration was done about four weeks ago so it’s game on.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 2019-04-16T13:56:53.000+00:00

We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. It is great to see you had an enjoyable time on the course and 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
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Many varied challenges

OK ... first ... what the heck is with the $1 fee to check in ?!???
I've already paid for the round and the card, so WTH?

Aside, it's a course that's got a number of differently-challenging holes. Some requiring target practice to the green. Some blind hills and curves. Some obstacles (like big trees or mid-fairway bunkers). Some holes that are in hill-created wind channels, that you might not suspect from ground-level. I'd definitely play again, even though the initial annoyance of being asked for more money upon check-in is quite distasteful, and the fairways seem to need a great deal of re-seeding in places.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Teed off at 1:50 last Friday we were stuck behind 3 groups of six players some reunion tournament. Got 15 holes in before it got dark. Really was hoping to play 18. The pro shop was fully aware what was happening but did nothing.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/24/2018:
We're sorry to hear about your experience with the pace of play. Next time, please feel free to reach out to the pro shop during your round to report any pace of play issues.
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dry times

The layout makes this course interesting and fun. Over all the course could use some work. Have been told by local players that have trouble securing water. So lots of dry and bare spots . Still fun and challenging course. Pace was good at just under 4 hrs.price makes playing here worth while.

Conditions Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
We're happy to hear you found a good value playing Franklin Canyon. See you soon!
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Another Course On the Brink

This course used to be well maintained, highly regarded for its fast greens, and lots of play. Not so any more. Pretty ragged with no sand in the bunkers, spotty and rough greens. In all fairness, they are hurting for water so they do the best they can. I hear this course is going to 9 holes in a couple of years, which will be the end of Franklin Canyon.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
Thank you for playing Franklin Canyon! Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is very dry

The course had a lot of dry patches, we were hitting off dirt a couple of times. The conditions of the course did not merit the green fees.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
We're sorry to hear you were not able to recommend the course at this time. Your feedback on course conditions is greatly appreciated.
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

In sad condition

I’ve played this course often. But generally not in summer months. Their source of water is practically non existent. Fairways do not appear to be watered under 150 yards out. Areas that are watered were in poor condition. Trying to find a patch of weed to place your ball on was difficult. Wait till season brings some rain before playing.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
Thank you for playing Franklin Canyon and sharing your feedback on course conditions. We hope to see you in a few months!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

slow play

took over 3 hours for 9 holes
there was no marshal to move the pace faster

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 10/17/2018:
We're sorry to hear you were not able to recommend the course due to the pace of play issues. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice folks

I have enjoyed this course 3 times this past year.

Not too challenging unless the wind is up for a mid handicap player.

I have found both the employees friendly and knowledgeable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 08/09/2018:
Thank you for playing Franklin Canyon and rating the course 4-stars!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good

Have played this course many times before Have always liked it.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Response from Franklin Canyon Management on 07/30/2018:
Thank you for playing Franklin Canyon and rating the course 4-stars!
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