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3.5
353 Reviews (353)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
137
3 Stars
116
2 Stars
42
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
76.3%
Recommend this course
277 out of 353 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.2
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
60.6%
Recommend this course
20 out of 33 reviews
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3.5
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.0
73.3%
Recommend this course
44 out of 60 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
353 Reviews (353)

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
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tuff greens

Day was perfect, fairways were a little long. Greens were fast, and some are domed... very tricky. Play was slow
4 1/2 but then again a nice sunny Sunday. I like that
this course has added some water hazards...

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 02/18/2020

Awesome! We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Redwood Canyon Golf Course.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/18/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Redwood Canyon Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
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Commented on 02/11/2020

Awesome! We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Redwood Canyon Golf Course.

Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Commented on 02/18/2020

Awesome! We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Redwood Canyon Golf Course.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Not much different from when it was willow Park

Drains terribl;e so everything was very muddy and ball just stuck when it landed,to be fair greens rolled pretty good but were covered with either leaves,sticks or goose crap which made putting hard at half the holes the others ok.I do love they have ball washers at every hole as they were very much needed,looks like there clearing out some areas and either addind more ponds or just water that hasn't drained yet on the back.sand traps were like mud almost with only a couple actually having sand,18th hole was like hitting out of mud.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/03/2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Redwood Canyon Golf Course.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/29/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Redwood Canyon Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Playing Redwood

Living in Castro Valley for many years. Redwood Canyon was easy to go to and play after work. Just as funny to play on the weekends. I like the course layout. This course is short in yardage and narrow. You learn to hit the ball straight or you're in trouble. With the new owners there are improvements to the course and grounds. I am sure with some patience this course will be a beautiful place to play.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/24/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Redwood Canyon Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The golf course was pretty good only the ground was a little bit muddy , I guess because it rain the day before otherwise it’ was good , but I had fun

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/13/2020

My car was broken into in the parking lot of redwood canyon golf course on feb 11th 2020. Just a warning to all. The staff did not have signs warning of theft In the lot and were of little help other than expressing their regrets.
Be careful where you park as some of the spots are next to hiking trails and cars are not monitored entering or leaving the parking lot.
It’s unnerving to be robbed so be alert.

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Commented on 12/31/2019

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Holiday Play is a great time out!!

Close to perfect day to play with a friend. Winter play at Redwood Canyon is for all who love the game and anyone who is not afraid of a little rain. Quick play course this time of year. Great prices too. Greens are outstanding!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Redwood Canyon Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not bad

Super friendly staff during check-in.
Fairways are mostly tight, greens are slow.
Condition is not so good, but that could just because of the recent rains.
Some geese and deers.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Awesome! We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Redwood Canyon Golf Course.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Value but attracts Wal-Mart Crowd

I love Redwood Canyon, but it needs to be played on a weekday. Weekends bring out way too many "Wal-Mart" type crowds. One group spent a good minute trying to run over a flock of geese with their carts, while there were two groups backed up watching them awaiting on the tee. There are at least 4 groups of these guys on the course everytime, because it's a crazy cheap golf course. The golf course itself is beautiful and has so much personality, with unique holes and challenges. I love Redwood Canyon, but not on the weekends.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Redwood Canyon Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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

Dirt fairways

They are doing some work... greens were good... but tee
boxes and 1/2 the fairways were dirt/hard pan. Hit down
and risk wrist damage! Played 3 months ago and the course was in good shape. Greens were not cut.. so really slow. Looked like they were "punched" 2-3 weeks ago... greens were all the same... slow.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 11/13/2019

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We're working on improving our course, so please bear with us during this process. Thank you again and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Needs alot of work, my reward for hitting center fair way was all dirt

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/13/2019

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We're working on improving our course every day, but we appreciate your feedback. Thank you again and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Fairways are in poor condition and our tee time was pushed back an hour once we got to the course due to frost. The only redeeming part of this course are the greens. The greens were in good condition.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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Commented on 11/13/2019

Thanks for the review. We apologize that you didn't fully enjoy your round with us, but we're glad that you enjoyed our greens. We're working on improving our course every day, but we appreciate your feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Redwood Canyon Golf Course.

Played On
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Terrible

I used to come to this course atleast once a month a few years ago. I haven't been in a while until this week. Now the course is in terrible condition. The majority of the fairways are very poor. I know the course is being aerated but the poor conditions went beyond that. I hit a lot of fairway hits off of the tee and somehow I was still left with a terrible lie. I won't be back here until I know it's gotten better.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course condition not good. Constraction work.

Hole 14 was closed. Hole 18 was divided in 2 holes (a par 3 and a par 4). The par 3 green was terrible - like fairway.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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