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What's in Kevin's Golf Bag
Callaway RAZR FIT 9.5
Ping G15 3 Wood
Adams Idea Tight Lies hybrid 3
Mizuno JPX 825 4-GW
Snake Eyes Putter
Balls: Various brands of new, well used, found, premium, discount, and freebies.
Tees: Various new, used, broken, tall, short.
Bottle opener, Advil, beer and cigars. Sometimes Scotch.
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
I enjoy playing new courses as much as possible and will golf anywhere. I like the challenge of tough courses, meeting new people, sunsets, holding hands, long walks on the beach...
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Got out early this morning; fourth group, a twosome at around 7:00 a.m. I used a Teeoff.com prepaid tee time for $36 riding. The other guy got an addi... » More
Got out early this morning; fourth group, a twosome at around 7:00 a.m. I used a Teeoff.com prepaid tee time for $36 riding. The other guy got an additional 25% off using a promo code. Every time I try to use their promo codes, I am told I have to be a new member. Oh, well. $36 is a great rate for this course. We were a twosome and had a lot of time to practice putt each hole as we did not push the groups ahead. We finished around 11:00 for a 4-hour round.
Cold and damp conditions due to recent rain. Cart path only on Holes 1, 2, 9, 10, 18. The rest of the course was 90 degrees and stay off the wet (dark colored) areas. People seemed to be okay with this ahead of us; mostly it was walkers. Greens dried out a little by the time we hit Hole 13 around 9:30 a.m.
Greens: We fixed a few ball marks almost the whole course. Early morning dew helped out with lines, but skill set didn't kick in all the time. Rooster tail of water on the early morning putts, but gave way to better pace at the end of the round. Good, consistent speed; I would say medium fast at about a 10 as they dried out.
Tees: My playing partner hit from the blacks; I hit from the blues. Good conditions overall. Almost all were flat and level. No excessive divots either.
Fairways: There was dormancy showing, but good surface to hit from. Some areas were wet, but overall not as bad as it could have been. You could see the many fairway drains were doing their job. Good work by the maintenance staff.
Rough: Some areas that were mowed near the fairways were great. If you stray into the really penal stuff, you can almost forget about getting a good shot if you can find your ball.
Bunkers: I was in the fairway bunkers on Holes 12 and 14. They were wet, but maintenance crew did some preliminary raking to help dry them out. It did not help me, though.
It's always good to come to the coast, even in the winter. I recommend Olivas Links right now.» Close
I played here last Friday, 12/13/2019, with a buddy. We used an Underpar voucher, $55 each, including range balls and cart, 18 holes. We played the Ca... » More
I played here last Friday, 12/13/2019, with a buddy. We used an Underpar voucher, $55 each, including range balls and cart, 18 holes. We played the Canyon Crest/Ridgeline combination. Afterwards, we paid an additional $27 each to play the Creekside 9.
Tees: We played the blues. Really nice conditions with no issues. Good turf, level, hardly any divots.
Fairways and rough: Good turf to hit from. It appears to be a mix of Bermudagrass and has the appearance of being in dormancy. I never had a bad lie.
Bunkers: I was only in one, Creekside 18, and it was bad. I think it was the worst one on the course. There were lots of small rocks, hard pan, and a thin layer of heavy sand which seemed very finely graded. It was not a good experience. My buddy was in another bunker somewhere else and he had no issues.
Greens: Nicely mowed and rolled. The speed was medium fast and rolled true. Most holes had less break than I was reading into, but I liked the good conditions. I fixed a couple of ball marks, but overall it was really good.
Nicely run course and the facilities are very good. I like it here and if I see any more discounts, I will be back.» Close
I played here yesterday, Saturday, December 7. It was a cloudy day here, but the rest of Southern California seemed to be getting some rain. The cours... » More
I played here yesterday, Saturday, December 7. It was a cloudy day here, but the rest of Southern California seemed to be getting some rain. The course was in good shape overall, but due to the recent rains it was cart path only. Much of the lower portions of the course seem to a part of the nearby storm drain system and keeping carts off the swampy areas helps a lot. My buddy and I had GroupGolfer vouchers, $35/each riding. The course was uncrowded, almost empty in fact. We were sent off early, so that's a big plus in my book.
Greens were nice. They were soft and rolled at a medium fast pace. Some poa annua was visible near the end of the round, but putts rolled true. I fixed a couple of ball marks here and there, but nothing terrible.
Fairways and rough were moderately lush. Some greenside rough and on slopes seemed to be very thick and long (Hole 12, notably). You really had to keep an eye on your shots if they were headed to the rough as they could easily be lost. The fairways were very good to hit from. Lots of divots which tells me folks aren't taking the bottle of mix out with them.
Tees were generally good. We played the white tees and although it was mostly flat, some did have uneven ground.
We stopped for a beer at the turn (nice IPA from the local brewery) and later had lunch at the bar. It's a good burger, but I think it was around $15 with fries.
This is a good course and I like to play here often, especially with a discount. In fact, I don't think I have played here without one. Next discount, I will be back.» Close
I played here yesterday with the guru outing organized by Johnny. Big thanks for the great opportunity to play this wonderful course. Also, it has bee... » More
I played here yesterday with the guru outing organized by Johnny. Big thanks for the great opportunity to play this wonderful course. Also, it has been a while since I have been to any GK outing so I was happy to see everyone who was there.
As far as course conditions, it was almost immaculate. At least where it is mowed and maintained. There were areas that no golfer should visit. Some of the rough will just eat your ball and if you are lucky enough to find it, good luck hitting it!
Tees (I played the combo white/blue) were nice and level. I never had a bad stance.
Fairways were great. Lots of room if you could hit a halfway straight shot. I could not most of the time, but when I finally did find a fairway it was great to hit from. Great roll out on drives and soft enough to take a pro-sized divot. Since it was cart path only, I got in the habit of bringing several clubs and the sand bottle out with me.
Rough was intense. First cut was fine. Ball sits up. No problem. Get outside that and it's anything can happen time. I was surprised I was able to find my ball when I did find the rough because most of the time it was just a guess as to where it ended up.
Sand was great in the bunkers that I found. Absolutely fun to hit from with a consistency that gave me confidence to hit a good shot.
Greens were amazing. Fast, fast, and fast! I like fast; however, if you are above the hole and are putting towards the ocean, look out! You could baby a putt and still run it 10' past. Uphill putts were just as challenging. So many three putts. I had a four putt on one hole from only a few feet away. As fast as the greens were, if you could hit a decent approach you will find them very receptive and holding. You have to execute, though. These greens take no prisoners!
All in all it was a great day playing hooky from work and given the chance I would love to play here again! Thanks again, Johnny and The Saticoy Club!» Close
Walked this afternoon here for $32. Pace of play was great; teed off at 12:40 with a riding twosome and we finished at about 4:00. Nice conditions ove... » More
Walked this afternoon here for $32. Pace of play was great; teed off at 12:40 with a riding twosome and we finished at about 4:00. Nice conditions overall with lots of turf and very few areas that were thin or dirt.
Greens: Some were showing signs of a previous aeration and had some discern-able slight bumpiness. This affected uphill putts with any break a lot, as balls would just make 90 degree turns if they were not hit firm. They were somewhat soft and held most any shot. There were very few ball marks to fix. Many of the lips around the cups were soft and not crisp, if that makes any sense.
Fairways and rough: Lots of good grass coverage. It definitely seemed well watered throughout the course. There were a couple of leaky sprinklers and those areas were very wet.
Tees: Some tees (we played the blues) were a little uneven. I recollect hole 16 was bad, 13 had a lot of sand all over the tee as well as being uneven. There were others. I believe the tees were recently aerated. It's grown in but several times I had to make some effort to find a firm spot for my tee.
Sand: It looked nice and mostly were groomed. I hit from the bunker right side of Hole 10 and it was perfect sand.
Nice weather, good pace of play, and good company. For $32 walking, I will come back.» Close
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