Balboa Golf Course

16821 Burbank Blvd
Encino, CA 91436 • (818) 995-1170




LOCAL WEATHER
Encino, CA (91436)
74°F
Fair
[Full Forecast]
Humidity: 16%
Wind: N at 3mph

Sunset: 7:08 pm
green Sunrise: 6:50 am

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1. roarksown1
Posted: 10/11/20 11:22p
Member Since: Jan 6, 2013
From: Playa del Rey
Spent Saturday with three old friends from past work so the catching up was of course more memorable than the course experience at Balboa, but everything was 'fine.' We used the driving range which se... Continue »
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2. Xianchef
Posted: 09/11/20 10:14p
Member Since: Mar 16, 2015
From: LA
750 Balboa with a friend and paired with a rando.

Smokey Friday morning and the course was moderately busy. Range was open
but only takes exact change or the key but not a CC card. Not even getti... Continue »
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mblues02
Member Since: Nov 15, 2006
They've added a new elevated tee at the back and moved the green about 60 yards back, so it's now playing about 520 from the tips. They've effectively narrowed the landing area for long knockers as there is a new trap on the right at about 265-285 off the tee. With the trees on the left, be sure to play to the center here. The second shot is a real challenge into the wind, and they've got a significant new bunker on the left, so play to 100 yard marker and hit a straight one into a narrow green with a bunker on the right that loves to catch you.
Hole
12
mblues02
Member Since: Nov 15, 2006
The previous tip is no longer relevant since they lengthened the hole to 487 from the blues. Best drive is middle right as there is a gentle dog leg left for the approach. It's reachable in two, but the traps left and right come into play unless you really dial it in. Alternatively, hit an easy shot to pitch distance slightly left of the green. The new green has more elevation changes than any other hole on the course, and it is deceptively slow.
Hole
3

Playing Conditions
6.00
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PRACTICE FACILITIES
Driving Range:
· Hours – 7am to 10:30pm all week.
· Mats
Practice Putting Green: YES
Practice Chipping Area: YES