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Balboa Area

Balboa Golf Course opened in 1988. Ranked 7th of the top ten courses in Arkansas, the spectacular 18-hole course is a par-72 layout that measures 6,725 yards/5,362 respectively from the back and forward tees and challenges with tree-lined fairways. The 20,000 square foot clubhouse overlooks the beautiful finishing hole and has a golf shop, lounge, grill and excellent dining at the Balboa Club Restaurant. The facility also provides meeting spaces for clubs, events and parties.Facilities include a golf shop, cart storage, putting green, driving range, grill, lounge, and full-service restaurant.

Balboa Golf Course

Golf Shop Phone (501) 922-1504  Restaurant Phone: (501) 922-2909 
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Black 481 437 383 205 511 457 166 340 391 548 339 411 494 196 424 332 170 440 6725
Blue 462 418 367 162 487 428 149 321 372 521 327 376 473 180 382 317 162 403 6307
White 436 394 351 145 473 410 137 280 350 490 308 332 449 157 342 298 146 380 5878.
Handicap Men 17 1 7 13 11 3 9 15 5 10 14 2 16 6 8 18 12 4
PAR 5 4 4 3 5 4/5 3 4 4 5 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 72/73
Gold 340 359 312 120 441 379 119 268 313 466 294 319 419 133 329 281 135 335 5362
Handicap Women 5 1 9 15 7 11 17 13 3 8 4 6 12 18 10 14 16 2
Professional: Tom Heffer Manager: Pat Roberts Superintendent –Mark Gallemore

 

Course/Slope Rating

BLACK BLUE WHITE GOLD
Men C.R. 72.6 70.7 68.7 66.4
Men SLOPE 131 128 124 118
Women C.R. 75.7 72.8
Women SLOPE 137 131


Lake Balboa

Completed 1986
Covers approximately 950 acres
Speed limit

35 mph

Boat Ramp

Yes

Located off of Ponce de Leon Drive

Marina

Yes

Located off of Ponce de Leon Drive
Marina offers fishing and pontoon boat rentals, mini and dry storage, boat slip rentals, bait sales, and a gas station. Summer hours of operation are 7:00 am until 8:00 pm. Winter hours are posted at the Marina
(501) 922-3435

Pavilion

Yes

Located off of Ponce de Leon Drive
Pavilion is covered and has picnic tables. Grills and restrooms are also available. Pavilions can be rented from the Coronado Natatorium at (501) 922-1230.

Beach

Yes

Located off of Ponce de Leon Drive
Beach does not have lifeguards.

Lake Balboa offers fishing, swimming, and water skiing.
Types of Fish: black bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, blue cat, black and white crappie, blue gill, green sun fish, and copper nose bream.

Other Amenities

  • Cedar Creek waling trail

  • Balboa Restaurant & Lounge
    Monday – Saturday — 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Sunday — 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Full service bar available.
    Breakfast features a complete menu. Lunch includes salad and soup bar, sandwiches, daily specials, and grill items. Dinner features home-style cooking and nightly specials. Friday and Saturday features seafood and All You Can Eat buffets, as well as steaks and prime rib. Sunday features All You Can Eat buffet, including breakfast items until 1:00 pm. Patio dining is available. Music is available in the lounge. Catering menus and private meeting and dining rooms are also available.

  • Balboa dam

  • Balboa marina

  • Last Chance Restaurant

  • Balboa beach

  • Balboa spillway

  • Balboa Pavilion

  • Lake balboa walking trail

  • Carded gate (Exit to Old Mail Route Rd)

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