Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

905 Country Club Rd,

Ojai, California 93023

  • Office

    +1 (805) 646 1111
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 422 6524
  • Fax

    +1 (805) 640 2192
  • Golf pro

    Dave Doerr (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, open countryside and residential..

  • Designer:

    Original design by George C. Thomas Jr and William Park "Billy" Bell (1923). Later modifications made by Jay Morrish (1988).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6292
5908
5211
Par
70
70
71
SSS or slope
70.7
69.3
71.0

Location

Latitude:

34.437797

Longitude:

-119.254746

How to get there:

32 miles E of Santa Barbara.

Ojai Valley Inn Golf Course

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1923

Ojai Country Club at Ojai Valley Inn was one of the first great "country retreat" golf courses in California, designed and built in 1923 under the direction of George C. Thomas Jr and Billy Bell. At the time hailed as a marvel of golfing architecture, Ojai Valley retains its excellent reputation and standards to this day.

Although quite short by modern PGA Tour standards, at less than 6300 yards from the tips, the tightish fairways, often lined by barancas and heavy brush, ensure that accuracy rather than big-hitting will be aptly rewarded. Around the fast, subtly sloping greens a stylish array of bunkering awaits any misjudged approach shots.

In 1999 two holes that were "lost" from the original layout (due to land demands made in WWII), were restored and reintroduced to the course.

Stay&Play at Ojai Valley Inn: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Central Coast, CA

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $155; weekends $175. Hotel guests: $135/$155. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Walking permitted. Caddies available.

Did you know?

In 1923, Edward Drummond Libbey (1854-19125), a wealthy Ohio glass manufacturer and philanthropist, commissioned California architect Wallace Neff to build the Ojai Country Club in the Spanish Colonial architectural style.

From its earliest days, guests felt the Inn was an escape, a sophisticated getaway that gave them the sense of being on their own private country estate. In 2004, an extensive renovation was completed which upgraded every corner of the resort while maintaining the historical integrity of the property.

Where2Stay

  • Ojai Valley Inn & SpaAAA 5-Diamond

    905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA 93023.

    +1 (855) 697 8780 toll free

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    Nestled within a coastal valley on 220-oak studded acres, the iconic Ojai Valley Inn offers an abundance of active and peaceful pleasures with a renowned golf course, 31,000 square foot Spa Village, Artist Cottage & Apothecary, apiary and immersive beekeeping experience, The Farmhouse at Ojai, multiple pools and seven unique dining outlets with settings that range from fast-casual, poolside, to fine dining.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Ojai Valley Inn

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

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