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3.5
390 Reviews (390)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
180
3 Stars
93
2 Stars
38
1 Stars
29
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.2
73.9%
Recommend this course
304 out of 390 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
66.0%
Recommend this course
31 out of 47 reviews
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3.5
72 Reviews (72)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
72.2%
Recommend this course
52 out of 72 reviews
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About

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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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Rye/Poa Grass
Greens Bent/Poa Grass
Golf Season Year round

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.5
390 Reviews (390)

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 26
Bunkers 23
Forced Carries 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 36
Walkers 16
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 19
Convenient to the City 17
In the 'Burbs 15

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0

GOOD LAYOUT

First time played, cool layout. A lot of hard dirt “ pan “ all around, really have to make ball first contact , and the greens could be better. With that said, we had a great time, it was a challenge. You do get rewarded for good shots! Great service.. nice test.
(Slope is true.. play the whites unless your a 6)

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Franklin Golf course

Great staff, food and patio open, greens in really good shape, these guys are working hard to provide a good golf experience

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Franklin canyon

Course conditions are spotty at best. Baer patches on many fairways, greens were slow, tee boxes need improvement.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awful Staff, awful conditions

Not worth the price. Staff member named Randy was completely rude and disrespectful following a misunderstanding regarding tee time pairings and other employees. Absolutely would not recommend.

Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

This course is dying through neglect.

First, they've raised the prices to take advantage of the virus. Other courses have their pre-virus pricing - not Franklin Canyon... no senior rates, twilight rates, etc. Other issues:
1. The grass is dead and/or dying through lack of watering. Greens have brown spots and fairways are brown and hard. Can't they spend a bit of their exorbitant green fees on watering the course?
2. Zero communications with members. I am a Canyon club member and there has been zero information emailed to members.
3. We paid for range balls in advance and that has been withdrawn. Almost $100 taken away!
4. Tee boxes are not maintained with hundreds of used tees littering everywhere.
I've enjoyed this course for 15 years and it has been run onto the ground. Don't waste your money, there are plenty of other courses in much better shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Better courses a short dive away for cheaper

I've played this course many times and I have never seen it this bad. Not sure if its COVID times or what but the fairways are pretty chewed up and seems like you're hitting off clay at times. Greens are decent though, and carts were cleaned and ready for us prior to arrival. IMO, Not worth it for the price. So many better courses not that far away for same price or cheaper.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

So Sad

It’s clear the economic shutdown has hurt this course. It’s not being watered and the fairways are dry and hard-pan. The Staff is doing the best they can with limited resources. They are not offering a Jr. rate nor nor honoring Youth on Course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible conditions and pace of play!

Course is hard, dry and in bad shape. I’ve played twice in the past few weeks and my tee times have been delayed 10-30 minutes at least. Pace of play is horrible and there is no Marshal to regular. I played with my 7 year old and they do not offer a Junior rate. I paid full price for a minor just to play in horrible conditions. There were dead carts (no charge) scattered around the course. Save your money play somewhere else.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Game Today!

Our golf carts were ready for us when we got to the course 30 min before tee time. Pace of play was wonderful...no waiting for the group in front of us. Course conditions were fine. Finished playing in 3.5 hours!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played

Non Covid19 compliant

If you enjoy hitting around, have time to kill and/or working on your game, then this is the course for you. Layout is pretty good but conditions are awful. For such a dry and warm area, why are there soaked water patches on the course? Greens are bumpy and slow on a few, medium on others and of course fast on a few. therefore theyre in consistent. Tee boxes can be alot better but there are so many dry patches, its a shame. Dont bother playing out of the bunkers. A few them are soaked, not raked or looks like beach sand.

This facility is not COVID19 compliant. Yes you have to wear a mask but I KNOW for CERTAIN, the cart guys do not disinfect the cards after previous users. We watched multiple times of cards being placed back in play without thorough COVID19 cleaning. A few carts had garbage from previous users.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth the $

We’ve played many courses since COVID, and unfortunately we were so disappointed at Franklin. The women’s tees were wretched. The greens were very uneven/inconsistent. Trees were cut down all over and left for dead. Wish our local course would have invested a bit more to sustain itself.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Mud or Dirt You Pick

The fairways are very dry, but they are green. Instead of rough there is hardpan, but there is also mud thanks to irrigation issues on multiple holes. Nothing marked ground under repair so it's up to you and your playing partners how you want to deal with the conditions. This is a wonderful layout and sad that it's been in disrepair for so long. Driving range is about 200 yards long before a big hill so you don't see the full flight of a driver or anything you hit over 200 yds unless you aim to the right.

***Putting green is currently closed so you can't warm up putting***

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Needs water

I have always found Franklin Canyon an interesting course. Some difficult holes along with some real testers. The fairways are pretty dry so it would be nice to get some more water on them, especially since summer has just now started. The greens were a bit slow as well.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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