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Address: 29381 Village Pkwy, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-4622
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Nestled between Southern California's largest natural lake, Lake Elsinore,...

Nestled between Southern California's largest natural lake, Lake Elsinore, the Ortega Mountains and the Cleveland National Forest, and just minutes from Temecula, the Links at Summerly's stunning par-72, nearly 7,000-yard layout was designed by renowned golf course architect Cal Olson to fit seamlessly into the landscape - incorporating natural mounding, pristine rolling terrain and three miles of Scottish-style burns to provide the look and feel of traditional links-style courses of the British Isles. We also have an excellent restaurant where you can sit back and relax while watching one of our flat screen TV's or looking out at our beautiful view.

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Nice layout with improvements underway

This course has a nice layout which looks like a links course but does not play like one. The greens and areas immediately around them were very lush and soft which did not... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
johnjN8052KK
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Murrieta, California
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Long Beach, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a good deal from GroupGolf.com and tried out this course. Considering the price, watering issues in SoCal, and the efforts being put forth by the current owners, I went with 4 stars. The greens were in great shape. Fairways had a few bare patches but not too many. Not really much grass when you went off the fairway,... More 

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Thank igormilewski
Upland, California
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This golf course, The Links at Summerly is a great visit. You get to experience the lynx style golf of Scotland without the $5000 price tag, airfare etc. This is a fun but challenging golf course. Make sure you play from the correct set of tees or this course will eat your lunch.

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Thank bruce4magi
Murrieta, California
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This course has a nice layout which looks like a links course but does not play like one. The greens and areas immediately around them were very lush and soft which did not allow for any run-up shots. The fairways were patchy in a lot of places so playing improved lies was necessary. The back tees are still In place... More 

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Riverside, California
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2,147 reviews
706 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This place is WAY run down, not maintained anything like the pictures they advertise. They could probably blame it on the dry weather and heat except there are some very well maintained courses in the area that are dealing with the same mother nature issues.

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Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Lake Elsinore, California
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Played this course many times over the years, but have never seen it in worse shape. Greens are slow and moist, fairways are horrible. Dry and hard with a lot of dead areas. Took my beginner son, so it wasn't horrible, but if you're looking for a competitive course and are a seasoned golfer, I'd pass until they get the... More 

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Thank slenez
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51 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I'm a little annoyed at myself for not reading these reviews before I played this course again. I played this course about 4 or 5 years ago and it was a decent course. I'm not sure what happened to this course but it is a piece of trash Golf Course. The fairways are in terrible shape, you cannot tell where... More 

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Thank Kevin2001969
Murrieta, California
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80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have played The Links frequently in past years and usually enjoyed it except when playing in temperatures above 90 degrees.The course never had any shade and did not have enough water available on the course to prevent dehydration. Unfortunately the course has gone through very rough times and several owners. The current ones bought the course and closed it... More 

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Thank shmillermd
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Played on 4/10/16 Course is in terrible shape. Looks nothing like the photos would have you think. Black tee boxes don't exist, overgrown with weeds and not maintained at all. Ground under repair on numerous fairways, bare patches of dirt on every fairway. One was shortened to a par 3 because the fairway was in such bad shape. Huge rocks... More 

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Thank mkim91
San Diego
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162 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I have played the Links at Summerly course a few times. It seems odd to have a links style golf course in this arid location of Lake Elsinore. Usually links style courses are located near the ocean. Supposedly this course has the same layout as Carnoustie in Scotland but something tells me they have fallen short in their attempt to... More 

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Thank Gene2459
Links Champions... S, Manager at The Links Championship at Summerly, responded to this review

Hello Gene2459, I want to thank you for coming out to the course. Since this review we have been under new management and new ownership. We closed the course for a few months for repairs and have now re-opened. I hope that you will try us again and see how much things have changed for the better. Sincerely, Links Championship More 

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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

It's a bit challenging and hot during summertime, it's mainly a desert with easy bunks, wide-ish fariways and fast greens. You can see people parachute down from the nearby airfield

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