Balboa Golf Course

16821 Burbank Blvd
Encino, CA 91436 • (818) 995-1170




LOCAL WEATHER
Encino, CA (91436)
74°F
Fair
[Full Forecast]
Humidity: 16%
Wind: N at 3mph

Sunset: 7:08 pm
green Sunrise: 6:50 am

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1. t8fish
Posted: 01/03/20 1:21p
Member Since: Jan 31, 2006
From: Altadena
Member mdames posted for his 1.2.20 morning round and, as it turns out, I was there in the afternoon, getting in 13 of Balboa's holes before dark ended the round. I was in the area, hadn't been out to... Continue »
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5.4 Conditions
2. mdames
Posted: 01/02/20 3:11p
Member Since: Jan 18, 2006
From: Northridge
Got out for a quick round on Thursday morning (1/2/20) at 8:24 as a foursome. We finished in just over 4 hours. Balboa right now is in poor shape, except for the greens. Tee boxes are thin and grass c... Continue »
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4.8 Conditions
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mblues02
Member Since: Nov 15, 2006
They've added a new elevated tee at the back and moved the green about 60 yards back, so it's now playing about 520 from the tips. They've effectively narrowed the landing area for long knockers as there is a new trap on the right at about 265-285 off the tee. With the trees on the left, be sure to play to the center here. The second shot is a real challenge into the wind, and they've got a significant new bunker on the left, so play to 100 yard marker and hit a straight one into a narrow green with a bunker on the right that loves to catch you.
Hole
12
mblues02
Member Since: Nov 15, 2006
The previous tip is no longer relevant since they lengthened the hole to 487 from the blues. Best drive is middle right as there is a gentle dog leg left for the approach. It's reachable in two, but the traps left and right come into play unless you really dial it in. Alternatively, hit an easy shot to pitch distance slightly left of the green. The new green has more elevation changes than any other hole on the course, and it is deceptively slow.
Hole
3

Playing Conditions
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PRACTICE FACILITIES
Driving Range:
· Hours – 7am to 10:30pm all week.
· Mats
Practice Putting Green: YES
Practice Chipping Area: YES