Boise Ranch Golf Course

4.0000000000 4.0 stars from 5 (2)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6611 yards
  • Slope: 121
  • Rating: 70.3
  • Layout

  • 6501 S Cloverdale Rd, Boise, Idaho 83709, Ada County
  • (208) 362-6501
  • (208) 362-6597
  • www.boiseranchgc.com

Year built: 1994
Architect(s): Russ Isbell
Type: Public
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 71 6611 yards 70.3 121
Regular 71 6105 yards 68.5 117
Front 71 5830 yards 66.7 112
Front (W) 71 5830 yards 72.2 130
Regular (W) 71 5206 yards 69.2 114

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.0 stars from 5
Value: 4.2 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.8 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.3 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.2 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 2 Reviews
5 stars:
0
4 stars:
2
3 stars:
0
2 stars:
0
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

2 out of 2 reviews


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"Good deal for your money, especially if you play there often"


sorenj's avatar
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Idaho Advisor
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/03/2017
Previously played Walked Hot weather

Reviewed on

The first thing I'll say about Boise Ranch is that it seems like everytime I play there alone I get paired up with a "regular" (usually playing on the very economical punch cards) and I've yet to get paired with someone I wouldn't call a great playing partner. If you have golfed much, you know this can sometimes be rare at clubs where people play often. The staff and grounds crew match this friendliness making this course always pleasant to play.

While not the toughest track in the area Boise Ranch does have plenty of hazards to keep players honest. On some holes club selection is important off the tee as it is possible to hit the ball too far and get into danger; the short par 4 third hole is a good example of this were a big driver (or even 3w) could easily find the fairway pond.

Unlike some of the other courses in the valley, Boise Ranch does not have a lot (if any) holes in which local knowledge is going to help much. There really aren't a lot of hidden shortcuts etc. as this course lays out pretty much the way it looks from the tee's. While there isn't a lot of elevation change on this course, there is a little and it is at least diverse; with a couple uphill par 3's and a nice elevated tee into a par 4.

The course has very few bunkers and some of them are more designed to stop errant (long) shots than to really challenge your approach to the greens. There also aren't very many trees that will cause you much trouble either; however, as mentioned above there is a decent amount of water to protect from scores getting too low. Most of it is avoidable if you properly manage the course, however.

Pace of play has been great everytime I have played at Boise Ranch and since one of my favorite lunch spots is down the street, it's one of my favorite places to get in an early morning round.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



"Great course for the money"


gamachepotatoes's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/19/2015
Previously played Used cart Average weather

Reviewed on

They have a punch card pass that makes it super affordable but even at full cost it is a great course for the money.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course



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