Lake Chabot - Regulation Course

Oakland, California | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 6004 yards

Whether catching the greenery of the day or the evening`s twinkling lights, Bay Area drivers have long enjoyed the sight of the Oakland hills above San Francisco Bay. Golfers who have discovered Lake Chabot Golf Course up in those hills have delighted in tremendous views of the greater Bay Area, along with a quiet setting, plentiful wildlife and one of the most uniquely challenging and affordable courses in the region.The course, which dates from 1923, measures nearly 6,000 yards over its par-72 layout. The finishing hole, an astonishing par-6 downhill beauty of 673 yards, can roll your ball right up to a double eagle with the help of a straight shot and dry weather. On No. 15, panoramic views await you of the Bay Bridge, downtown San Francisco and downtown Oakland. This gem of a public course is not to be missed.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6004 68.9 119
Red (W) 71 5194 69.7 115
White 72 5676 67.4 116
White (W) 72 5676 74.1 125


At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: William Lock, Willie Watson
  • Type: Public
  • Built in: 1923
  • Golf Season: Year round

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes


  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy: Yes - "Lake Chabot Junior Golf Academy"


  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes
  • Pull carts:

11450 Golf Links Rd
Oakland, California 94605
Alameda County
P: (510) 351-5812
F: (510) 351-3418