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4.5
303 Reviews (303)
5 Stars
144
4 Stars
128
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
95.8%
Recommend this course
285 out of 303 reviews
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4.6
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.5%
Recommend this course
21 out of 22 reviews
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4.6
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.4%
Recommend this course
38 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6818 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.0
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Olivas Links
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Tour 72 6818 yards 73.0 130
Champion 72 6530 yards 71.6 127
Club 72 6097 yards 69.5 121
Club (W) 73 6097 yards 77.0 135
Players (W) 72 5348 yards 72.4 128
Players 72 5348 yards 65.8 110
Scorecard for Olivas Links
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Tour M: 73.0/130 362 534 377 514 179 437 408 185 354 3350 407 424 376 201 563 365 479 151 502 3468 6818
Champions M: 71.6/127 W: 76.0/130 351 529 356 510 167 420 395 164 344 3236 381 378 362 171 548 357 455 149 493 3294 6530
Club M: 69.5/121 W: 77.0/135 308 512 333 470 132 364 382 145 327 2973 320 370 352 156 519 345 441 138 483 3124 6097
Player M: 65.8/110 W: 72.4/128 290 464 292 457 106 324 331 115 255 2634 292 327 314 137 452 303 346 119 424 2714 5348
Handicap 17 3 9 13 11 1 5 7 15 12 6 8 10 2 14 4 18 16
Par 4 5 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 36 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1967
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1967) Forrest Richardson (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.5
303 Reviews (303)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 43
Bunkers 33
Thick Rough 24
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 36
Locals 35
Advanced Golfers 28
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 37
Convenient to the City 22
In the 'Burbs 16

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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
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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
Handicap 15-19
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 Average
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Always a pleasure!

Favorite VC course. Fairways a dream to hit from. I’d play here daily if I could!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

This course is always on my list for the year and for good reason. It's usually in good shape and a very nice layout. This time was actually the exception in a good way. The course is in really good shape with the greens on the manageable/fast speed. Fairways and tee boxes in great shape. It also helped that the weather despite the wind was beautiful. I almost booked for next week, but there are other courses waiting to be played. Have a good time.

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

Great Public Course

Great Links course that is in great shape!

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

Back nine deal for 25 bucks

This is my regular course and maybe should have known better than to play on fathers day as typically there is a lot of one time golfers for the year that go out on Fathers day or Thursday of Thanksgiving.

However, with the 25 bucks for back nine my brother and I signed up with an early morning tee time only to find utter chaos on the 10th tee box (a six-some and a threesome) and asked the starter if they were going to call names or what was the order...?
Reply- "no order just go wait in line."
The six-some let us go in front of them, the 3some was paint drying slow, pace of play needs to be monitored and then enforced!!
seriously, 4and 5 practice swings to only hit a 30 yard shank is too much to watch every shot for every hole!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable round...

Played as a single and finished in under 3 hours (started at 6 AM). Staff and patrons were very friendly and course is very nice and in great shape. Unbelievable value - definitely coming back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great shape and a challenge

Olivas is in great shape right now and the greens are fairly smooth and fast.

Pace is very good. A great place to play with challenging pins and great layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
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 Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best place to play during summer time

If you haven’t played this course, treat yourself to a nice round of golf!

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

Walkable and Fun Upscale Public Links Course

Nice playable, fair, yet challenging enough track with multiple sets of tees. Very good fairway conditioning, and greens are coming along rapidly after aeration 10-11 days ago. In another week or two they will be outstanding.

The course is very walkable, I highly recommend it since sometimes the carts can be on the older and bit more rundown side.

The driving range is ‘hit off grass’ on the weekends, a plus in my book. 4/5 and recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout but need maintenance

They changed layout a lot. Very challenging. But need little better maintenance. If the wind picks up it would be very difficult golf course. For the first timer, it’s hard to aim fairways from tee because it’s flat and wide open. Once aeration is done, green Weill be nice. I love this course.

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

Good value

Always enjoy the course.
Pace of play would be helped with a marshal.
Food/beverage service is terrible.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Morning back 9 is a great value

The layout and conditions are excellent. Played the 7 am back 9 in 90 minutes on a Sunday and loved it.
Club up one for the heavy air that early in the morning.
Golfnow price Includes bagel and coffee.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played

Great Links Course... Bad Marshals

I love this course and play atleast once a month but if you get stuck behind a slow group drinking and hacking it in the weeds they will do nothing. Instead I’m told “there’s nowhere for them to go” yet the group in front of the hackers is almost always on the green or the next tee box.

Otherwise beautiful course with great greens. Good putting practice area and driving range.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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