Kern Valley Golf Course is a Semi-Private 18 hole golf course located in Kernville, California.
Kern Valley golf course first opened for play in 1960. The course was designed by William F. Bell.
The Kern Valley Golf Course is operated under a Special Use Permit Authority with the Sequoia National Forest for use by members and the general public.
The Kern Valley Golf Course is a parkland type golf course with plateau fairways lined by tall mature trees. The premium is on accuracy more than length. The course has beautiful true rolling greens that are small and fast. The course is difficult because of the trees and water hazards incorporated into the design.
The 9-hole Kern Valley Golf Course plays to a maximum 9-hole distance of 3,184 yards for a par of 36 . The course rating is 69.3 with a slope rating of 116. There are additional tees that can be used when playing an eighteen hole round.
If you are doing a double loop and playing 18 holes, the par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6397 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5511 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 9, a par-5 that plays to 550 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 16, a par-3 that plays to 144 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 9, a 550 yard par-5 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 1, a 383 yard par-4.
$16 (cart included), played on Wednesday, April 2008 at 2pm
Only course in area I live. It's only a 9 hole course, so if you play in the morning to mid morning times, you play could be slow. Twilight time and you can finish 9 holes in an 60-75 minutes. Fun course to play for the price and the scenary, but not very difficult.
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