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4.2
8 Reviews (8)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
3.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
90.2%
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7 out of 8 reviews
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3.0
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4.0
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4.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
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4.2
6 Reviews (6)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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5 out of 6 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6725 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.2
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Balboa Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6725 yards 73.2 136
Blue 72 6307 yards 71.3 132
White 72 5878 yards 69.2 124
White (W) 73 5878 yards 76.0 142
Silver 72 5541 yards 67.3 121
Silver (W) 73 5541 yards 74.1 138
Gold 72 5362 yards 66.8 119
Gold (W) 73 5362 yards 73.2 135
Scorecard for Balboa
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.2/136 481 437 383 205 511 457 166 340 391 3371 548 339 411 494 196 424 332 170 440 3354 6725
Blue M: 71.3/132 462 418 367 162 487 428 149 321 372 3166 521 327 376 473 180 382 317 162 403 3141 6307
White M: 69.2/124 W: 76.0/142 436 394 351 145 473 410 137 280 350 2976 490 308 332 449 157 342 298 146 380 2902 5878
Silver M: 67.3/121 W: 74.1/138 345 384 319 122 446 389 136 274 317 2732 478 301 325 440 137 335 290 140 363 2809 5541
Gold M: 66.8/119 W: 73.2/135 340 359 312 120 441 379 119 268 313 2651 466 294 319 419 133 329 281 135 335 2711 5362
Handicap 17 1 7 13 11 3 9 15 5 10 14 2 16 6 8 18 12 4
Par 5 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 36 5 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 5 1 9 15 7 11 17 13 3 8 4 6 12 18 10 14 16 2

Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Blend of Penn Cross and Crenshaw Bent grasses
Greens 419 Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ault, Clark & Associates (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual

Reviews

4.2
8 Reviews (8)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Rain soaked and muddy.

It rained a day or 2 before we played the course, water stood in places. Walking out from cart path only spot I left footprints in the fairway. Drives were like wedge shots sinking in the mud. The greens were really bumpy from footprints, it did not appear the greens could be mowed because it was so soft. Make sure if you are a guest golfer to go to Dakota drive, that is the ONLY gate to get in the other gates need a pass to scan. Lots of tees and it could be a nice course to play when it is dry. Would I play again, no. Twenty two miles took 48 minutes to get to the course.

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

Good Course/Slow Play

This was probably the slowest 18 holes that I have ever played. I was a single playing behind a twosome that were the SLOWEST players i have ever seen. They could not walk any slower from the cart to their ball, and then putting was really slow. I like to play a little on the slow side and take more practice swings when I play by myself but I had to wait at least 10-12 minutes on every hole. I usually play 18 by myself in 2-1/2 hours but this round took me 5 hours to play.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome Course

Had not played any of the Billage course in 10-12 years. Decided to start again with Balboa and am glad I did. Staff was EXTREMELY nice and went out of their way to be sure we were well taken care of. The course was in Fabulous condition as were the greens. Great time and we’ll be back.

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

Great course

Overall a very nice course. Front 9 is tight but short holes while the back is long and wide. Lots of variation between uphill and downhill. Sand was in good condition. Boxes looked great. The only thing I don't like is the location. It's inside HSV, which is a retirement community so you have to go thru a gate that's super inconvenient to the course and there are no businesses close by (bars, restaurants, etc.). That's not a knock on the course though, so not a big deal as long as you aren't going to the course with the sole intention of getting food.

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

Nice layout

Challenging but greens were way to soft even though there hasn't been rain. Pro shop lady was clueless and charged me fees and taxes even though I showed her I was I VIP and my confirmation she still charged me the fees. Nice course even so.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

even better if you buy the annual pass

All the courses in the village are what you want to play. All are beautiful!!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
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