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3.5
332 Reviews (332)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
128
3 Stars
110
2 Stars
38
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
76.8%
Recommend this course
262 out of 332 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
73.7%
Recommend this course
28 out of 38 reviews
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3.5
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.1
75.0%
Recommend this course
42 out of 56 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 5798 yards
Slope 120
Rating 68.0
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Redwood Canyon Golf Course (formerly Willow Park)
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.5
332 Reviews (332)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 28
Watching the Game 12
Brunch 9
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 49
Water Hazards 30
Bunkers 19
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 51
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 48
Locals 43
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 35
Worth the Drive 24
In the 'Burbs 16

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beware... dixing up course

Many fairways barren, greens ok... tee boxes barren.
A few holes are dug up with pipes and machines nearby.
Looks like water pipes and perhaps new sand traps soon. Sand traps were WET and HARD don't need a rake!
Hope all the work their putting into course will make it 4-5 stars. Country Club like on this weekday, as the locals know course is being changed/repaired. Next spring it should be nice!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Go to course

I gave Redwood Canyon to stars for course condition that's a fair rating but a year from now it will be value much higher you can see all the work they're doing and how they're trying to improve the course I believe some people just unfairly beat up on the course that are currently working and improving the fairways in the tea boxes it's a cool little course tucked away in Castro Valley I recommend you do play it and you will still have fun

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Has Potential

I would’ve answered maybe to recommend this course but that wasn’t an option. Played this for the first time as it was on the way home from a trip. Got caught in traffic so called course to say we’d be 35 min late. They said don’t worry and when we got there they got us out within 15 min so great customer service there. With a new name I’m assuming it’s changed hands and they’re putting some money into it- upgrading irrigation and it appears to b an upgraded/remodeled clubhouse. Pro shop was fine with great service. Restaurant has no character and looks like a retirement community place although outdoor patio was nice. The course itself is run down. There are no tee boxes! Sure, there’s markers on areas that are mowed lower than others but it’s random grass/weeds/dirt and nothing manicured. Fairways same as t box and greens are very slow with many diseased. Having said that, the course has potential. There’s no “signature” hole but it’s a decent layout with many tight fairways. You’re surrounded by forested hills and u could be somewhere in Montana. 1-2 funky greens and next tee box that could use some rerouting. If they put some money into this and make it manicured and playable it could be a destination.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Could have been better

The course was in bad shape. Tee boxes, fairways, and greens were in poor condition. They say work is in progress but course conditions have not changed in years. Nice short layout but course conditions made round unfulfilling.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course under repair

This is the 2nd time and probably the last time I will play this course. They were repairing the drainage all over the fairways, so there was a lot of dirt and a couple holes that were shortened. On top of that, the price was a bit to high specially for the course conditions were not favorable. Also, fairways starting to get hard and some greens are over watered.
Also, the pro shop attendant was the same guy who was there before who was really rude. As we were paying for our greens fees, he mentions that if we had booked through their website it would have been cheaper. He had to say something about that. Well, sorry for anyone who want to play this course, do not play there on a Thursday because the attendant was very rude. Also, the course is not getting any better, I guess their waiting for the rains to come to water the fairways and everything else.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

DUMP

This place, outside the friendly staff, is a dump. Slow play, crowned tee boxes and horrible greens where no one repairs their ball marks. Not a good course at any price.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value with a good layout!

I have played this course numerous times and will return again, even though it is a 45 minute drive for me! A very scenic and enjoyable course!

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

Go to course

What can I say the course is conveniently located the staff is very friendly and it offer you numerous challenges and still it's loads of fun

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Improvements

They are currently working on drainage throughout the course. Some of the fairways are like hitting off of cement,(okay, not that bad). Since new ownership has taken over, improvements have been made, and continue to be made. The prices are low, but I still believe it’s well worth it. Being in a valley, there’s usually beautiful weather, and wildlife.
It’s not a long course, but is narrow. For an average player like myself, it’s a nice challenge.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course condition and layout are not good.People played there are very slow,and nobody controls it.I waited on each hole from the 1st hole until the last hole.I spent almost 5.5 hours to finish the round.

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

Texas

Course was in fair condition the staff was friendly had a great time pace of play was great I recommend this course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Course

I have played at this course 3 times now. I normally venture to different courses in the area but this is by far the best and best priced. If your looking for a great course with a nice view, look no further.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice golfing experience

set in a canyon with deer visible on the course...and lots of tree lined fairways but also a hand painted sign to tell you to watch out for bee's...so, beware. 4 1/2 hour round at noon on sunday...never really backed up until back nine. I like the course...fair, wide fairways mostly, greens in good condidtion able to hold good approach shots, bunkers some good, some bare. Short par 4s that let you take out your driver...but if you can't control it you'll struggle to make a 4. Short par 5's that will having you kick yourslef if you make a par. It was a fun, pleasant, stress-free round. I won't make it a regular part of my rotation because its not that challenging...but worth 3-4 rounds a year.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Came back with the hot deal again but this time the person at the shop was nicer than before. We got there 20 mins earlier and we asked if we can tee off earlier since there is only 2 of us. He said go right ahead. The course fairways were also mowed and the greens were rolling well. Still some holes are challenging due to the fact is very tight so if your ball rolls past the fairway you pretty much need to drop or re tee. Overall course is fairly easy, tee to green and greens are great to putt on. Will definitely come back with any deals.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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