Knollwood Golf Course, also known as Knollwood Country Club, is a daily fee golf course is Southern California. Specifically, the course is located in beautiful Granada Hills, which is conveniently located near to I-5 and I-405 – so it is relatively easy to reach from all around the L.A. area. In addition to its convenient location, another positive mark for this course is the reasonable rates. Golf in So. Cal can be expensive, but even the weekend rates at Knollwood stay below $40.
New and experienced golfers alike will appreciate the layout of the Knollwood course, which stretches out to 6,373 yards from the back tees, and plays to a par 72. The course rating is 70.1 for men playing from the back tees, meaning the course is not too difficult overall. However, with a slope rating of 123, there is a bit of challenge to be had as you make your way from the first tee to the last green. Specifically, there is a long par 5 waiting at #4 which tests players from 584 yards. Also, the first hole is rated as the hardest hole on the course, a par four playing from 429.
Play the Angles
The design of the Knollwood course keeps play interesting with the use of doglegs and tree-lined fairways. Of course, experienced golfers know that this combination can also lead to something else – lost golf balls. You will need to be careful as you make your way around Knollwood if you are going to finish with nearly as many balls as you had in your bag at the start.
Those who play Knollwood on a regular basis appreciate the conditioning of the grass at this public course – which is not always something that can be said about courses around Southern California. It is also a pretty course from an aesthetic standpoint, due in large part to its wonderful location in scenic Granada Hills. This just might be one of the prettiest areas around Los Angeles, and you will likely find it to be a wonderful location for a round of golf.
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