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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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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 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent experience.restaurant was busy with one person taking bar tabs and golf starter responsibility

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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 Exec Course in County

Great greens! Whole course is in probably the best shape I’ve seen in the 30+ years playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent Course Conditions

Very friendly staff. Quick round. We'd play again anytime!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great executive course

Great executive course that lets u fine tune your shot game. And you can play with family and friends since most holes less than 125 yards

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

spring golf

Spring golf in San Diego north county is in fill swing St. Mark Executive Golf course. The weather in starting to get very nice, and the golf is just as nice.The course is in very good condition, so get out and play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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

Still a good value

Following the heavy rains there were some wet spots but overall course was in playable condition. Walked 18 holes in 2.25 hours. A good value for $10 hot deal of the day! Great course to sharpen up short game <100 yds.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Absurdly Slow

I really enjoy playing here, but today was INSANELY slow. It didn't matter how many 'fivesomes' allowed me to play through....there was always another group at the next hole. By the time I got to the 10th hole and 5 cartloads of kids were lined up and waiting, I had enough and just left the course. Very frustrating waste of money and time today.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Under managed

They gave no warning of tournament. Took 4.5 hours even had to follow group of 8! Where is the Marshall?

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun executive course

Great value, variety of distances, excellent for short game improvement.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun course & in great conditions.

I play here often and lately the pace, conditions, & staff has been wonderful. Keep it up!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great First Impression

Had a great time with my father-in-law playing the course this morning. Nice variety, scenery and challenging enough for someone who needs an Executive course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great shape... Pace of play can be slow sometimes..Overall great place to get quick round in

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

We love this course

My wife and I are visiting San Marcos for a month, and have been trying multiple courses in this area. The one we have returned to most is St. Mark's Exec. Reasons: it is a pretty course, and a great test of your short game. Excellent, receptive greens that roll true. And especially, since it is hot and humid in July, we get in a morning round in well under 3 hours! Great value, and an excellent 19th hole for food and drink!

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