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Lake Chabot

Lake Chabot

11450 Golf Links Rd Oakland, CA 94605-5720 URL:   Course Website

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Whether catching the greenery of the day or the evening`s twinkling lights, Bay Area drivers have long enjoyed the sight of the Oakland hills above San Francisco Bay. Golfers who have discovered Lake Chabot Golf Course up in those hills have delighted in tremendous views of the greater Bay Area, along with a quiet setting, plentiful wildlife and one of the most uniquely challenging and affordable courses in the region.

The course, which dates from 1923, measures nearly 6,000 yards over its par-72 layout. The finishing hole, an astonishing par-6 downhill beauty of 673 yards, can roll your ball right up to a double eagle with the help of a straight shot and dry weather. On No. 15, panoramic views await you of the Bay Bridge, downtown San Francisco and downtown Oakland. This gem of a public course is not to be missed.

Course Information for Lake Chabot

Facility Information:
General: 18 hole regulation length course
1 golf course(s)
Managed by Touchstone Golf, LLC


Lake Chabot Information:
General: 18 hole regulation length course
Municipal golf course
Designed by Willie Loch
72 par, 6,102 yards
69.4 rating, 123 slope
Just Golf facility

Green Fees: Weekend: $50.00 *
* includes golf cart where available

Staff: Contact: Steve Harker, CEO
Golf Professional: Gloria Armstrong, LPGA


Amenities:
Driving Range


Oakland, CA

Current Conditions 68° Fair High: 82° F Low: 62° F

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Lake Chabot 3.7 5 135 135
Green is in good condition. Nice view on back nine and 18 th hole is a great par 6 to make a birdie. July 10, 2014
Good for the money Considering the drought the course was in good condition. Staff was friendly but wished the Marshall would have done more about the guys who drove their cart on to a teeing area and next to a green. Watching them hit 3 balls each on 18 was no fun either. Great views! July 7, 2014
Lake chabot Pro shop staff operator very rude . Course very hilly and dry. Great views of the city. July 6, 2014
Unique Unique is about the only way to describe Lake Chabot. I think you either love it or hate it. What an interesting course, but worth trying once then you can decide if you like it or not. Course Layout -- B- Some fun holes with tons of elevation changes, unfortunately frustrating at times that you hit a great tee shot but are not rewarded for it by having a good lie. Every hole is tees off up high, goes down into a valley and back up again. If you like to hit the driver, this is the place. Wide open, you can hit driver on just about every non-par 3. Greens -- A- A little slow, but they are so unique. All are dime shaped and have no discernible break to them. Yet each one has massive break and speed issues as they are all on the sides of hills. Didn't make a putt all day. Feel like course knowledge would help on these. Great condition though. Fairways -- C Many areas are barren and so you basically hit off trimmed weeds. Would like to see a little more attention given to fairways and then let the rough die off. Seems like parts of fairways need some more TLC. Sandtraps -- There aren't any on the course Staff -- A Very nice and helpful Overall -- B- Again, play it once, it isn't like any course I've played. You may love it or hate it. Can't deny the views from 15/16 are incredible! July 2, 2014
East Bay on Display Back 9 have great views of BOTH Oakland & San Francisco ! ORDER THE WINGS & FRIES! They dont look it, but are cooked to perfection and the fries have a slight hit of garlic..awesome! Course requires you club up and RIP IT !!! Greens are well paced and reward those who can chip well or putt from the rough with accuracy :-) Golf cart trails go thru the woods and the variety of trees will have you thinking ur in a 3rd world jungle, only to be approached by deer, turkey, and hawks. Course staff, will always be ready to allow play thrus for those who are faster and actually do monitor play pace....WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE AND I WILL BE BACK !!! June 29, 2014
Course was in good shape but first tee event The course was in good shape and the greens were much better than similar 9 hole courses. Got stuck behind a group of guys just there to drink and smoke so pave was extremely slow. Also there was a first tee event going on so holes one and nine were being used and we were told to start on two and make our way around. By the time we got to 9 there was a 2 group backup waiting to play. Not a great experience but course was in good shape and seems like this was not the norm. Would try again June 26, 2014
Great first time use From Cobb Mountain area in Lake County, Was in bay area for the day, first went to Giants Game, saw Timmy's no no. Then wanted to spend some time to miss the rush hour, great course, wonderful playing partners..great fun. June 26, 2014
executive course This course is good for your short game.its very quaint ,it makes you use your short clubs being a 7 handicapper on a 9 hole it makes you make decent choices.Also you have to be in some kind of shape because its a bit hilly.Good for the money June 12, 2014
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