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Address: 3750 Olivas Park Dr, Ventura, CA 93001-4324
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   At 6,818-yards and Par 72, Olivas Links designed in 2006 by...

   At 6,818-yards and Par 72, Olivas Links designed in 2006 by Forrest Richardson. The course features a rolling links-style layout defined by seaside grasses, natural habitat and cool coastal breezes. Olivas Links offers golfers views of the Ventura Harbor, Ventura hillsides and Channel Islands making it one of Southland’s most unique and challenging courses. The course features 1.5 acre practice facility complete with driving range and five bunkered target greens, a putting green and a dedicated chipping green. Olivas Links is rated a Top Municipal Course by Golfweek Magazine 2009, 2010Best New Courses 2008 by Golfweek Magazine.

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This course lacks a club house, but it is still a great way to spend an afternoon. Interesting course and not too difficult.

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Amber S
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This course lacks a club house, but it is still a great way to spend an afternoon. Interesting course and not too difficult.

Thank Amber S
Oxnard, California
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162 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

This course is always in good condition and is challenging for all levels of golfers. The downside? There are no Marshals to keep pace of play going and it can take more than 5 hours sometimes even 6 hours to play a round. Way too long! Often I get to the 11 hole having taken 3 hours to get there... More 

1 Thank Anna B
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Beautiful course--must get recycled water somewhere--so green. Challenging for the amateur but still fun.

Thank Ellalady
Bear Valley Springs, California
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102 reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My friends and I golfed here on a great day in may. If was a little windy, but that ca be the norm here. Greens were in excellent shape and they run fast! I used to golf here years ago, and will definitely return. Can't go wrong with this course!

Thank cold1za
Ventura, California
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244 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

At one time Golf magazine rated Olivas Links as one of the top Links courses in the country. It's not quite as tough as it used to be because they cut the rough back a little but it's disappointing when you hit a good shot that rolls off the fairway and you can't find your ball. This course is quite... More 

Thank Dan C
San Diego, California
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638 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Enjoyed a great round here on a lovely summers day. The wind was strong at times and that added to the challenge. Tee boxes, fairways and greens all in good condition. Lots of interesting holes. The course is quite forgiving on wayward shots - the rough isn't up that much. Pace of play not bad for US standards. Good price... More 

Thank Baxie
Redondo Beach, California
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245 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

This isn't really a links course by Scottish or Irish standards but it still is a nice and challenging course. My Mom and I come here regularly for a tournament. We'll be here again next week.

Thank UltimateWines
La Quinta, California
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260 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is the twin to Beaunaventura and a longer and more challenging course. You even get to see the ocean on a hole or two. This is also a fun and beautiful course for less than $50. Play early to avoid the winds from the ocean. They can be strong in the afternoons, but in summer time, maybe that is... More 

Thank Chris R
Missoula, Montana, United States
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222 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

I loved the old course, before it was rebuilt as a 'links'. But I've come to love the new one as well. A little wind on occasion as it's along the river just off the ocean. Staff is good, driving range is good, putting green is great. And the price is fair.

1 Thank Larry M
Stevensville, Montana
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65 reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

I played Olivas back in early 2002 and with it being an old farm it was hard to pick out what was fairway and what was pasture. The new design is challenging, long par 3's and nice greens. Green speed wasn't terrible slow but average at best. Good value during the summer months- after 4PM is $20 if you walk.... More 

1 Thank ral05

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