Tilden Park Golf Course

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3.5
253
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
118
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
24
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.1
Amenities
3.5
81.0%
Recommend this course
202 out of 252 reviews
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Average Rating
3.7
21
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 21 reviews
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Average Rating
3.6
36
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.1%
Recommend this course
31 out of 36 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 70
Length 6294
Slope 128
Rating 71.3
Type Public
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Tilden Park Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 70 6294 yards 71.3 128
Back (W) 71 6294 yards 76.0 133
Middle 70 5823 yards 69.2 123
Middle (W) 71 5823 yards 73.1 126
Forward 71 5399 yards 67.7 119
Forward (W) 71 5399 yards 71.0 121
Scorecard for Tilden Park
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: 71.3/128 W: 76.0/133 411 399 464 143 366 316 221 475 334 3129 395 234 350 504 352 329 206 395 400 3165 6294
White M: 69.2/123 W: 73.1/126 404 385 377 137 327 297 201 467 320 2915 387 199 300 438 311 322 186 395 370 2908 5823
Red M: 67.7/119 W: 71.0/121 401 376 356 123 316 270 170 460 286 2758 381 120 264 431 284 309 138 379 335 2641 5399
Gold W: 66.2/119 200 264 150 60 205 168 94 269 160 1570 232 120 160 265 171 166 138 195 160 1607 3177
Handicap 1 7 3 11 9 17 5 13 15 10 6 2 16 14 18 8 4 12
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 35 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 35 70
Handicap (W) 3 11 15 9 5 17 13 1 7 4 18 6 2 14 12 16 8 10

Course Details

Year Built 1937
Fairways Bluegrass/Rye Grass
Greens Poa Annua/Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Clubs Yes
GPS 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

3.5
253

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 18
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 13
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 47
Narrow Fairways 38
Undulating Greens 18
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 43
Locals 32
Advanced Golfers 18
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 30
Worth the Drive 25
Near Local Attractions 10

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Windy weather
Used cart

Definitely bring your game

Course isn't technically long on paper, but narrow and undulating fairways will make it seem that way. Extremely windy at times especially on the opening holes.

Greens are tough to read, expect 2-3 putts to be the norm if not within 5 feet

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

Trees galore

Many trees... tilted fairways a challenge. Up and down elevations need to be checked for proper club selectin. A few holes are blind tee shots... 3 or 4. Fairways/greens in great shape. Played on a Thursday.. 4 hour round.

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

Snnday slow golf

Everyone need to start somewhere but if you can't even hit the ball, please go to a range and not to a golf course. First tee, group in front had two players who flubbed three balls each. It took them four shots to get half way up the fariway ON THE FIRST HOLE. Why do they let total beginners out on a course like this if they can't even hit the ball? I quit at hole 13 after more than 4 hours of this crap. This is NOT a beginner course. If you can't hit the ball more than 20 yards find a range and practice, don't go to a course until you can at least hit the ball.

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

Riader Trip

Played this course last 3 yrs up from So.Cal for R8r game. Best condition we played was this trip. Few watered down areas but otherwise excellent all around. Beat Gabe for 1st time with a 89.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hilly, fun course for reasonable price.

I've played tilden a few times. It is a fun, hilly course with generally consistent, good weather. I recommend tee'ing off on the earlier side as the pace of play can slow a bit throughout the day. But, when you head out early the greens, and fairways can be a bit wet. The first few holes can even be slippery/muddy. The course is largely in good shape, but there are some fairways that are a bit chewed up. Greens are in good shape; they can hold long iron shots. As the course dries out, some greens can be quite fast, but overall, they're not particularly difficult.

The staff is nice, food is limited by good, and plenty of good beers/beverages available.

This past weekend, one of the groups tee'd off late so it created a bit of a logjam on the first two holes - the starter was encouraging us to hit our second shot while the group in front was still on the green... that was disappointing. Why rush? The pace of play cleared up/evened out, but it was pretty lame for them to push the pace because 1 group didn't have their act together.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

SLOOOOOW!!!

3 1/ HOURS TO PLAY 9 HOLES!!!!! NO MARSHAL IN SIGHT...

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

A tough one

This is a course that everyone should play at least once. Offers every obstacle that you could imagine except water. Well maintained with small greens and lots of elevation variations. Let's not forget the trees. A must course if you enjoy a challenge!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
4.0
Previously Played

Ignorant Staff

Good round good day good pace but before that we needed to check in. Women working behind the counter made no acknowledgement after several of my group entered and approached the counter. After 3 of 4 minutes I asked if she could help us, yes she said then went on looking at clubs for a few minutes. Are you the jones party, she asked. No I’d like to check in and get some range balls, I responded. She checked us in and we went on with are day. Guessshe was having a bad day already at 6:30am. Hope her day got better though I could have done without the rude behavior. Maybe her manager can provide some basic training for how to act while working in a service industry, like saying things like hello, I’ll be with you in a minute, how can I help you, etc.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great til 10th hole

We were the 1st group out on the course this morning we were moving quite well because we all have some place to be when we came to the 10th hole we came upon 2 groups that got let out by the clubhouse to play 9 holes and our pace of play stopped we played 9 holes in one hour and 15 minutes and after that we played 4 holes in 1 hour and 20 minutes due to that 2 of our 4 had to leave before we Could finish around

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

Mountain gem

Beautiful summer day, warm with lots of shadows from the mature trees that abound at Tilden to cool things off. Monday, so not crowded. Course was in great condition. Mon. - Friday senior rates are $35.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Paradise amongst millions of people

Excellent course. 200 ft high redwoods. Course is in a canyon surrounded by millions of people yet there was no city noise. I saw wild turkeys and deer but not the mountain lions today. Golf Now provided green fee with cart for $32. I highly recommend it. I saw some people walking but it requires a high level of fitness with the constant elevation changes. Don`t miss out if you have the chance to play here.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

fun course

first time playing Tilden... beautiful course, tough course but fair. pace of play was slowwwwww and no marshal in sight. over all i enjoyed my self and would still recommend the course to anyone!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lose the Weeds

I always liked this course since it is a challenge but you can recover. Not anymore. Since they decided to let the weeds become US Open quality you have to be nearly perfect and I feel that makes this course that much harder now.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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