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4.5
314 Reviews (314)
5 Stars
136
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
95.6%
Recommend this course
293 out of 314 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.0%
Recommend this course
32 out of 33 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.5
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.6%
Recommend this course
44 out of 47 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Executive
Par 58
Length 2700 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Previously known as "Lake San Marcos Executive Golf Course"

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St. Mark Executive Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1980
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Rainville

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Short Courses in the U.S. (2019 #22)

Reviews

4.5
314 Reviews (314)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Patio Dining 13
19th Hole Specials 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 29
Bunkers 22
Narrow Fairways 10
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 39
Locals 35
Beginners 33
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 25
In the 'Burbs 13
At a Resort 7

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

A Walk on the Course

St Mark Executive is a great course to develop your short game. We played/walked 18 holes in 2hr 39min. Greens were in excellent shape! Well with the price of admission!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

St Marks

Always an excellent course to play and in great shape!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Where does all the water come from?

This course is always in good shape but suffers from some overused tee boxes and many very wet and muddy spots. The bunkers have little sand which is common in the area.

This is always a fun round of golf despite all the short comings I have mentioned. The greens are in great condition and roll fast and receive the ball well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a good time

The course and layout are very good. Staff and landscapers always friendly and accommodating. Great executive course, such a gem!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun Course!

Small course but challenging. Can do the 18 holes in under 3 hours. Loads of fun.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

This is a beautiful course.

I golf here once to twice a month. It is 5 minutes from the house. It matches my level of golf and is great for my husband to practice his short game.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap Don't know
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
Reviews 42
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Best Executive Course in County

To add to the great layout, the greens, fairways and tee boxes are in maybe the best shape in the 30 years I’ve been playing this fun executive course. The bunkers could possibly use new sand, but the staff keeps what’s there manicured nicely.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great executive course.

Conditions were real good! A few areas were wet but they were free drop zones. Greens were true and consistent. Good craft beer and food in the clubhouse. Only complaint is the putting green. Terrible condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Always Great

Nothing to complain about at all. Poor water drainage is an issue in several areas, but if you' stay on the fairway you'll never see it. I always look forward to playing here

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Greens Getting Better!!

I have to give major props the the maintenance crew, the course is looking better every week!!! Especially the Gteens!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best Executive Course in North County

Best executive course in North county. Great value

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Good time at SaintMarks

Great golf course to come out and sharpen up on skills or take your family for a day on the golf course. Great place for beginners and advanced players alike.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Best Executive Course in SD

Great layout (always has been). Greens were in beautiful shape and as a bonus people have been fixing their ball marks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great Executive Golf Course

Been playing this executive track for over 30 years. It’s in as good a shape as it’s ever been. The layout is the best executive course in the county, and except for the 13th green (a bit diseased) the course is a pleasure to play! Walked it and got around in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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