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Amenities
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 28
Length 1464 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

The Future's Course is part of the 500 Club golf facility. The 500 Club is a championship length course and the Futures Course was built as a nine-hole, par-28 complement that is ideal for beginners. Although the course is enjoyable for players of all ages and abilities, more advanced players will probably want to use the lengthier and more challenging original 500 Club course. The golf course features beautiful views and excellent course conditions. There are also sand bunkers for some challenge. In the summer months, the 500 Club facility is perfect for families since kids play on a no-fee basis and adults can use the other course.

Course Details

Year Built 1990
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Whitcomb

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.4
13 Reviews (13)
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Reviews 102
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun round!

Played 500 Club yesterday and it was a pleasant surprise. The course was in great shape! The greens were rolling amazing. Each staff member we spoke with was nice and welcoming. There are some really fun holes to play on this course. I highly recommend checking out this place for yourself!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fell in love with this course

First time playing here and was surprised at how clean the course conditions were. Greens were perfect and fairways were kept up great. The layout was what surprised me the most. Two holes involving a lake were my favorite, one with a bridge leading to the green on a small island. Amazing view in the afternoon. One hole is really challenging where you're going straight up hill, then you get rewarded coming back down on the next hole. Great golf, I'll be going here a lot.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Scary

Scary to play if you are concerned about Covid.
Absolutely no precautions. Cart sharing mandatory even if you don’t know the other person. Clubhouse no masks or screens even the employees taking no precautions to keep public safe. Pins and ball washers no restrictions only course I’ve played absolutely no precautions. Carts not sanitary even restaurant has no spacing or concerns. Stay away if you want to live

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 102
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Solid Track

I played this course for the first time last weekend and was pleasantly surprised. The conditions were solid (not stellar. It was a little over-priced ($55pp + cart fees) for the course. I would play it a lot more if it was a little lower!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 97
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Top 250 Contributor
Massachusetts Advisor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

I Wave The Caution Flag At This Track

My retired snowbird buddies favor this public course near their part of Scottsdale. I tried to embrace their enthusiasm for Tom Sneva's creation. The conditions are good, but not great. The layout is good, but not great. There are a few elevation change holes, but much of the design is desert vanilla. Much of the ground is hard which gives amazing bounces, good and bad, depending on how straight you hit it. I thought $76 for 18 with cart was a bit high, but I guess the almost in Scottsdale address warrants that. The staff is robotic and not quite friendly. I am not a fan of the starter calling names to the tee over the Pro Shop PA system. It lacks the necessary interaction and question answering that good starters always offer. The 19th Hole is really a glorified snack bar and does not feel welcoming. I am glad my buddies enjoy The 500 during their winters in AZ. I think I would like to find a club that has a little more horse power to it.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
Incentivized Review
3.0

Not worth

The course is always in decent shape but not worth the amount of month they try to charge you. There are so many other options in the Phoenix that is worth the money.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

wear a helmet

my first time playing this course, and i would say on at least 7 times there were people from other holes in my fairway hitting their shots. and i have no idea where they were hitting or how they got there. but this is DANGEROUS. some interesting holes and some pretty ones also, but the greens were really in awful condition.
the greens fee is definitely NOT worth the quality and condition of this course. i will NOT be back

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 152
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Narrow and bone dry

Very disappointed by the following:

Price was higher than expected. Price quoted on-line did not include taxes.

Was told fairways were wide.That is if you include the hard-pan rough and alleged desert (really just dirt).

Driving into dirt was forbidden and shut off carts.

Course was ultra dry from rough to fairways to greens.

Forced to have bag-boy clean clubs as they were being cleaned while putting on 18th hole. Adds yet another unecessary expense.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Not worth the high price

WAY TOO EXPENSIVE for what it is!!! The greens are awful, the pace is super slow and the course is boring.. A lot if the holes are identical . Won't be back

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

Great value

I have played this course for over 15 years and in all that time I have never had a bad experience. As far as golf courses go in the metro Phoenix area, this one is a gem. The staff is incredibly nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 74
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
California Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Mancation circuit

This course has been on my Mancation circuit ever since I played it back in '04. I have always returned to this course on regular basis because it is a fun track. The course is challenging, yet rewarding. The greens aren't ridiculously crazy, the fairways are generous and the elevation changes are mild. The course is a bit out of the way so that really helps with the pace of play. Great course to return year after year.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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