Black Gold Golf Club Awarded Worth the Green Fee 2017
Black Gold Golf Club Awarded Worth the Green Fee 2017 for Orange County
Congratulations to Black Gold Golf Club winning our Worth the Green Fee 2017 Award for Orange County.
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Played black golf today 1/6/18. Rate was 89$. Staff was very friendly. 8:41 tee, Pace of Play (PoP) was almost 5 hr. The group in front of us was real slow and not playing ready golf. The scenery was great. Golf carts had GPS and the nice leather plush seats.
The best part about the course were the greens, and around them. They were real tricky and broke all around the holes . They were real fast in the morning and slowed down in the back 9.The rough was rough. Reminded me of hidden valleys rough. It was still good to hit out of. The bunker I was in was great. The fairways were about a 5 out of 10. The layout was great! After reading reviews I brought some extra balls but only lost two and found about 8!!. The rates are lower if your’e a resident. Range balls are $ 4, 8, and 12, hoped they were included in the round but were not. Expected better conditions. The restaurant had good food at a good price. Restaurant staff was great.
gshawcross Posted: 12/29/17 3:53p Member Since: Mar 8, 2006 From: Hawthorne
A word to the wise, if you like roller-coasters this might be the right course for you. I’m not a fan of roller-coasters or courses that make a difficult game much more difficult. Black Gold has very friendly service and facilities and is well maintained. But this is a case of not having the right earth to put a golf course on. This one is laid over some rough, hilly terrain. This leads to some fairly extreme elevation changes and lots of blind shots. In addition, the architect seemed afraid of giving any impression of ease so even if you negotiate the many humps and dips and never-level lies, they have pot bunkers and barranca waiting for you. Once you make it to the green your trivails are not over. These quick, immaculate greens have plenty of slope and run-off to take a light-touch putt right off the green. The course is constantly scenic, with great expansive views—but you are also often playing down canyons of houses which adds a little anxiety to a wayward drive. Locals, who have played the course many times will be much more comfortable. But if this is your first time, bring extra balls and prepare to be punished. ALSO—note the slope ratings. You may often play Blue tees. The Whites are sloped at 125 here—and I’m not sure if that is accurate (should be a 2-3 points higher IMO). Play the Whites. If you normally play Whites, play the Gold. Don’t kid yourself. The course won’t.
Worth the Green Fee 2017
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