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Hercules, CA  94547
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Franklin Canyon Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 6,761 yards | 127 slope

71.8 rating | Rye grass

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Franklin Canyon Golf Course

The 18-hole "Franklin Canyon" course at the Franklin Canyon Golf Course facility in Hercules, California features 6,761 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.8 and it has a slope rating of 127 on Rye grass. Designed by Robert Muir Graves, ASGCA, the Franklin Canyon golf course opened in 1968. Touchstone Golf, LLC manages this facility, with Rob Billings as the General Manager.


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Reviewed May 13, 2010

Reviewed October 22, 2007

Reviewed September 13, 2007

There aren't too many amenities at this course. The practice greens aren't very nice, and the range is rather poorly set up because of the hill (you can't really see your roll).

However, the course is pretty well maintained, and as a member, you can get pretty cheap green fees. I wish they had a 9-hole fee during twilight, but oh well.

I play from the whites, and there is a good mixture of easy and challenging holes. There's lots of trouble, with lots of canyons (especially on the back 9) and a few water hazards, but for the most part, the fairways are pretty wide (unlike Tilden Park in Berkeley).

It's my home course, and I've grown accustomed to it, but honestly, it's a pretty decent course for the recreational golfer and a working man like myself.

Mondays and Tuesdays are fairly wide open, the rest of the week can get a bit slow.

Reviewed August 28, 2007

Amenities (grill and practice green)can use a upgrade. The course is well maintained, challenging and plays long from the blues. Enjoyable and a good value for the working man who enjoys his golf.

Reviewed August 25, 2007


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Randy S. 24 44 20 11/08/08
2 Thomas M. 33 95 62 07/23/11
3 Shaun M. 18 83 65 09/18/10
4 Graig M. 11 77 66 04/21/12
5 Tom P. 10 76 66 10/22/14
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
12 Manny Z. 22 92 70 12/30/20
12 Manny Z. 22 95 72 09/26/20
5 Tom P. 8 81 71 07/14/18
76 Judy R. N/A 105 105 03/22/16

Golf Course Information

About Franklin Canyon

Franklin Canyon Golf Course

Golf Only facility

Managed by Touchstone Golf, LLC

22 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at Franklin Canyon

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Tournaments of Franklin Canyon

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Course Staff

Rob Billings, General Manager
Adam Eisner, Golf Professional
James McKenna, Superintendent