Las Positas Golf Course is a Public, 27 hole golf facility located in Livermore, California, ajacent to Livermore Municipal Airport. The facility has an 18 hole course, The Regulation Course, and a 9 hole course, The Executive Course.
Designed by Robert Muir Graves, ASGCA, the Regulation Course opened in 1966.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,677 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5,270 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 6, a par-5 that plays to 562 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 3, a par-3 that plays to 147 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 9, a 427 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 17, a 347 yard par-4.
Las Positas Golf Course is a Robert Muir Graves designed course opening in 1966. Las Positas is a challenging course with 7 lakes and a creek that splits multiple holes. It is a fairly flat, well treed, walkable course that demands your attention. Along with the 18 hole course, Las Positas also boasts a challenging 9 hole executive course with two lakes.
Guest (cart included), played on Saturday, September 2014 at 8am
I have played this course many times, but this is the first in quite a while. The course layout has changed and all the changes are well established, so it was fun to see this "new" course. The fairways were the only area that I could complain about, there were many areas with no grass at all. Those spots were marked as gound under repair, but most of the fairways were still pretty thin. I am willing to give them a mulligan considering it is the end of a long, hot and dry summer. Tee boxes, Greens and bunkers were in fantastic shape and the new layout was a fun challenge. I will be going back again for another shot at this local gem.
$46 (cart not included), played on Sunday, February 2013 at 8am
We played on Superbowl Sunday and started on the back side. The check in process and reservation process were straightforward. The overall course conditions were generally good; the greens rolled better than they looked [pretty sure greens are all poa]. It was disappointing to see on a couple of the refurb'd holes [I think # 5 & 6], that the fairway and green were covered in coot crap. The layout definitely requires some thinking; grabbing driver on every par 4 won't work for the majority of players.
$16 (cart not included), played on Sunday, March 2012 at 4pm
The greens are in great shape ...the layout is good and the price is very reasonable
$51 (cart included), played on Saturday, June 2011 at 10am
This is one of my favorite muni courses. Always fun but in the last few years they have made and continue to make significant upgrades. The last few years have seen great strides on thier greens and this year they are changing out the sand bunkers with sand that you would normally see only on a $150-250 course. 6300 from the whites and challenging from the first hole onward.
$41 (cart not included), played on Friday, May 2011 at 10am
(cart included), played on Wednesday, February 2011 at noon
Best the greens have ever played and they are sneaky fast
$46 (cart included), played on Wednesday, October 2010 at 6am
greens are as good as it gets, no course in the area has better greens
$41 (cart not included), played on Sunday, April 2010 at 2pm
Greens are much improved over the last couple years.
$21 (cart included), played on Wednesday, November 2009 at 8am
I was pleasantly surprized at the condition of the greens. They putted very true and were reasonably fast. The fairways were in decent shape. I used to play this golf course reqularly years ago and it is much improved both in layout and condition. Playing early is important since the afternoon winds can be brutal, especially on hot days and can really detract from the experience. There are two holes (14 and 15) that run along the freeway and you'll hear a great deal of road noise. A good golfing deal for the cost.
$36 (cart included), played on Tuesday, March 2009 at 8am
I have played this course for years and it has improved drastically in the past year and a half. It is well worth playing. I play during the week and I hear play is a little slow on the weekends but can't actually verify that since I don't play there on weekends. The greens are great and the fairways and rough are also good.
Guest (cart included), played on Saturday, February 2009 at 8am
Right next to small plane airport. Planes taking off and landing constantly. May be a distraction for some, but kind of cool to me. Only affects the front nine. Played in wintertime, drains ok, greens kind of hard, lots of trees make it a difficult course.
$36 (cart included), played on Tuesday, February 2009 at noon
If you haven't played Las Pos in a while, check it out. New maintenance staff is solving old fairway issues. Doing a great job on greens. This sourse is a great value!
$36 (cart included), played on Wednesday, February 2009 at 2pm
To be fair - it has been raining for a week and the course has suffered some because there is standing water in the fairways. One has a lake that is not normally there. When this course dries out some, it will be in great shape and well worth playing.
(cart included), played on Wednesday, December 2008 at 6am
A passable muni that gets WAY too much play (125,000 rounds a year). Not a bad layout, but nothing special.
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