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4.2
1120 Reviews (1120)
5 Stars
416
4 Stars
505
3 Stars
142
2 Stars
34
1 Stars
23
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.2
92.0%
Recommend this course
1015 out of 1120 reviews
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4.4
206 Reviews (206)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
82
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.1%
Recommend this course
196 out of 206 reviews
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4.3
493 Reviews (493)
5 Stars
221
4 Stars
209
3 Stars
46
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.1%
Recommend this course
464 out of 493 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6593 yards
Slope 117
Rating 71.0

Dobson Ranch Golf Course is an enjoyable track suitable for all ages and abilities. The course has generous fairways and large greens. There is an abundance of forestry; not only are there trees lining the fairways but they are also situated throughout, making accuracy top priority. There are also water hazards and bunkers to look out for. Dobson Ranch Golf Course has a reputation for being immaculately kept and consistently being in excellent condition. On the premises there is also a convenient lighted driving range as well as other practice facilities. There is also a pro shop that carries a full line of discounted professional golf equipment.

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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Red Lawrence (1974) Jeff Hardin

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
1120 Reviews (1120)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 33
Brunch 10
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 35
Bunkers 33
Water Hazards 31
This course/club is great for:
Locals 47
Walkers 37
Seniors 34
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 54
Near the Airport 11
Worth the Drive 9

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Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Disappointment

Pros- Nice staff

Cons- Pace is terribly slow ( 5 hour round) due to the old people and walkers. Didn’t see one marshal.

Super muddy. Mud balls on almost every shot.

They invested a ton into the range, but make you hit off of low quality mats that are essentially concrete.

There are far too many courses around here that provide faster play, better value, and ranges with grass.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dobson Ranch Local - Still my favorite course

No matter how many time I play Dobson Ranch Golf Course I always manage to find a pure level of peacefulness. The wildlife on and around the course, the people managing the course and facilities and the always perfect conditions come into perfect alignment at The Ranch. I chose to live here because of these reasons.

Even before the makeover of the whole place, The Ranch was and still is an incredible experience and the best value in the state by far.

Thank you to the staff for all of the wonderful memories and experiences. I will hold them in perpetual high regard for the rest of my days.

Adam Starkie

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/24/2021

Thank you for the ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review! We appreciate you!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/22/2021

Thank you for the ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review! We appreciate you!

Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dobson 11-2

Fun course, the staff is very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/26/2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know you had a great time at the Ranch

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/19/2021

So glad you had a great time!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awesome Staff and a fun time.

The staff members in the Pro Shop were very friendly and explained the process to get us going. The fellow that looked after the carts helped us out and sent us in the right direction. The starter was very friendly and professional and gave us some tips. Enjoyed the course, a bit of waiting, but apparently they had some issues earlier and were trying to get everyone back on track. We will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/19/2021

Thank you for your comments, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed playing Dobson Ranch Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Course and Driving Range Attendant

Matt was super helpful, and was very friendly. Definitely coming back to this place. Driving range experience was super good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/18/2021

We're delighted to hear that you had a good experience and we hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great greens!!

First time playing Dobson, service was genuine and gracious. Amenities much better than I expected, interesting mix of walkers and riders, fairways are very close, make sure you are hitting the right ball

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/18/2021

Thank you so much! We are glad to have awesome guests like you!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/29/2021

Thank you so much! We are glad to have awesome guests like you!

Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Muni

Ok for a mini. Lots of practice tees and customers.
Staff very nice. Course condition acceptable, greens good.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/15/2021

We're delighted to hear that you had a good experience and we hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/15/2021

Thank you for the ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review! We appreciate you!

Played On
Reviews 90
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Needs Another Week or So

Having reseeded early, players with electric carts were now able to drive fully on the course, thus potentially facilitating faster play. Unfortunately, due to a full complement of players, completing the round still took 4:30. Greens were a little slow but ran true. Sand traps were in good shape (found a few). Fairways had been allowed to grow too tall before the last mowing, thus large rows of clippings were throughout the course. Also heavy watering caused there to be minimal ball roll from the driver or fairway woods. Also ball needed to be routinely cleaned due to mud. Rough was fairly rough, wherein losing a ball was very possible. Give the course another 7-10 days and it will be ready for prime time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Slow

They NEED to make carts mandatory, Way too many walkers that all think that they are going to the PGA tour tomorrow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

AKazgolf

Pace of time play slow due to cart path only, course and greens were good, staff is really nice.. would play again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/08/2021

Thank you for your kind words and for making us smile today!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/05/2021

We're delighted to hear that you had a good experience and we hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/22/2021

Wow! Thank you!

Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outstanding Staff

Great facility and super staff. Greens were excellent for this time of year. Can't say the same for the fairways. They were over watered and in need of a mowing. Play here alot and love the improvements

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/05/2021

We're delighted to hear that you had a good experience and we hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great day to play Dobson!

Beautiful day, course in great shape. Pace great. Thanks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/05/2021

We're delighted to hear that you had a good experience and we hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/03/2021

So glad you had a great time!

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