North Kern Golf Course
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North Kern Golf Course

17412 Quality Rd, Bakersfield,California,93308
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
(661) 399-0347
Detailed description

North Kern Golf Course, is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Bakersfield, California.

The course is a short drive from downtown Bakersfield. North Kern Golf Course first opened for play in 1953. The generous fairways are lined with trees that have matured over the years. The greens are undulated, well bunkered and provide challenging target. The golf course combines a quality mix of long par 3's and par 4's with an opportunity for scoring on the reachable par 5's. The golf course is friendly for golfers at all skill levels, with alternate tee boxes for ladies and seniors.

Watch out for the 6th hole, a 443yard par 4 that plays uphill and into the wind with bunkers along the green.

The length of the par 4's make up for the lack of water. The signature hole is #16, a 468-yard, par 4, which calls for a long iron to a small green.

Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6754 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5582 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 4, a par-5 that plays to 537 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 17, a par-3 that plays to 178 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 6, a 443 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 18, a 496 yard par-5.