Pico Rivera Municipal Golf Course

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3.4
69
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.0
82.3%
Recommend this course
62 out of 68 reviews
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Average Rating
3.0
4
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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Average Rating
3.2
5
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.4
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.8
80.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Par 57
Length 2722
Slope 80
Rating 53.6
Type Public
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Pico Rivera Municipal Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back (18-hole) 57 2722 yards 53.6 80
Forward (18-hole) (W) 58 2541 yards 55.2 81
Scorecard for Pico Rivera Municipal Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
White M: 27.1/80 107 163 149 142 280 161 131 262 109 1504 1504
Red W: 28.8/91 88 148 118 135 270 101 103 248 83 1294 1294
Handicap 9 4 5 6 3 1 7 2 8
Par 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 29 29

Course Details

Year Built 1965
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1965)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.4
69

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 10
Walkers 8
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 8
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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow due to bad course management

It was Father's Day, but having a tee time and waiting on 2 some (we were a 2some) made it later than needed. It was backed up where a 9 hole cours took +3 hours. Kind of rediculous when we could of met other golfers an got on with foursomes.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Response from Pico Rivera Municipal Golf Course on 06/22/2018:
Hello Jesse, thank you for taking the time to review us, Pico Rivera Municipal Golf Course, in the Rivera, California area. We're very sorry to hear you may not have had the best recent customer experience with us due to the pace of play. We also appreciate your dedication to playing our course over the years and hope we can continue to provide you with a valuable golf experience. Thank you for golfing with us, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
First Time Playing

Didn't even get to play

This review is not about the actual course but the online aspect.

I set a tee time online and when we got there we were told we couldn't golf because there was a tournament going on and they weren't sure why the system still was taking reservations.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Response from Pico Rivera Municipal Golf on 05/01/2018:
Hello Bobby, thank you for reviewing our course, Pico Rivera Municipal Golf. We're very sorry to hear you may have had a poor customer experience with us recently, and we appreciate your feedback so we may work on improvements for your future experience with us. We apologize for any miscommunication or misunderstanding in regards to your reservation and hope we can better clarify in the future if necessary. Thank you for choosing our course in the Pico Rivera, California area, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First timer

Had a blast at this course for the first time being there, it surprised me how well maintained the course is and how friendly the staff was, I will difinetly will be going back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Great beginners course

This review is for early morning rounds - great beginners Par 3 / 9 hole course. Pace was good - however there can be groups of six that can possibly slow the pace. Overall, fairly clean and easy course at a fair price.

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

Really good 9-hole

Pico has come a long way and it has paid off. The course is in top form shape. Bunker placement and the greens are not easy to get around. Perfect place to tune up your game but still have fun doing it. This is one of the better par 3 nine holes in the LA area. The bar and grill are fully stocked as well (good food and craft beers). FYI, I paid $11 thru Golf Now.... well worth the price!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

After booking a tee time, I drove 30 miles to get there and the course was closed.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Obnoxious players

To overly populated with players who don't appreciate the game of golf. Loud speakers bumping their music being super loud and obnoxious leaving beer at the tee boxes

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Strategy and skill are tested on this course.

Pico Rivera Golf Course is a gem of a short course. The trees and rough that frame the fairways don't severely penalize but, instead, make getting par harder. The two short Par 4s place danger near the green to dissuade long drivers from driving the hole. The greens are sloped and many have ridges which confuse any golfer trying to figure out which way a putt breaks. So, even though Pico is a short course, very few people par the course. It was designed by famed golf course designer William Bell. His golf designs have subtle difficulty. Before you know it, you get a bogey or double. Strategy and skill are rewarded and stupid decisions are punished. Pico Rivera Golf Course is a Bell treasure.

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

Great COURSE, staff a different story

The course is excellent. I love playing here, and would've given it 5 stars but they still force you to use the mats off the tee. Staff is a different story. At least three times they didn't want to give me the practice bucket that they advertise when you book using golfnow. i booked a tee time yesterday and almost didn't get to play because the pro shop said they were having a tournament in 2 hours. Sorry pico, not my fault you couldn't coordinate your day better. Again, course is awesome. So I'll be there, again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather

booking issues

have played this course many times and the staff is great...only issue i had was booked 18 holes but they would only let us play 9 at the rate we booked...other then that course is good for beginners

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It just keeps getting worse.

I grew up playing this course but it just keeps getting worse year after year. The pace of play is a joke. The course is a joke. Go play in Compton instead.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great little course. Poor management for tee times

Thought I was fine for my tee time start then three other groups showed up in front of us. Very poor pace of play and no Marshall on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather

Pico Rivera Golf Course

It is great to tee off golf balls in this course. I highly recommend to everyone.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Wow a 6some

Had to borrow a collard shirt from the pro shop due to a recent change in rules, which I didn't mind, seeing that there are several improvements going on and the new management trying to make lil ol pico a better place. But to see a group of six (6), i repeat, a SIXSOME out on the course made me wonder whats really going on

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

This is a nice cousre for the price with golf now

Had great golf day.. love the course that day I went they had construction going on but overall it will be updated and nice. Good food friendly staff excellent Micheladas on the 5th hole. Just brought back the dress code I love that so wear a collar shirt..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average!

Fee included a small bucket of balls for warm up. Since I played around 6 pm, I noticed that hole #4 was pitch dark. Bad lighting that needs fixing and the tee mats look warn out that might need replacing as well. Quiet and nice atmosphere! I hear summer time is very busy for those who might want to play here.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
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