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4.3
324 Reviews (324)
5 Stars
133
4 Stars
148
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
93.5%
Recommend this course
299 out of 324 reviews
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4.4
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.5%
Recommend this course
29 out of 31 reviews
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4.4
119 Reviews (119)
5 Stars
61
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.1%
Recommend this course
112 out of 119 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Style Desert/Executive
Par 66
Length 4353 yards
Slope 102
Rating 62.0

The course at the Sunbird Golf Resort is a desert-style course that offers three sets of tee boxes to accommodate most skill levels. This executive length golf course has a country club-type atmosphere and offers a good round of golf. The greens are medium sized with some that are multi-tiered and narrow fairways. Bunkers and trees are also present on the course, adding some challenge since they can greatly affect shots. Water hazards also come into play on a few holes. In addition to the executive course at Sunbird Golf Resort, the facility also offers a putting area and chipping green as well as a fully stocked pro shop.

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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gary Panks (1987) Kevin Norby

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.3
324 Reviews (324)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 16
Bunkers 13
Narrow Fairways 6
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 20
Locals 13
Beginners 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 10

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 113
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

I like to play this great mid executive (par 66) every few weeks and it never disappoint. From the moment you enter the clubhouse until you finish, always a great experience! Even though we are getting close to overseed, course was still in very good condition tee to green. Played late morning on a Tuesday and had the course to myself, finishing in a relaxing 2 1/2 hours. I'll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Short game tune-up

The course is in good condition and provides plenty of challenges with water and sand. You'll need to commit to shots inside 125yds. or you'll end up in trouble.
No peeking!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hot day

Considering the extreme heat, course is in good shape. Fairways were green and well groomed and greens were in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hot, dry and thirsty!

What kind of golf course in America does not sell and/or allow alcohol on the course??? No drink cart either so you can only get water at the club house and with no way to keep the water cool it's warm 2 holes after you leave the club house. Wake up people, this is a desert, liquids are a necessity! And then they pair up a super slow single with us when there was only 2 other groups playing within an hour. This will be a one time only visit, definitely won't return here!

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 113
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Top 100 Contributor
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course Needs Attention

I've been playing this course for 20 years, and this is by far the worst condition I have seen it in. Not just one part of it, but tee boxes, fairways, bunkers, and greens. Even at just $20 it is over-priced for summer heat. There are so many executives in the SE Valley in much better condition for less cost. I don't know why anyone comes here, unless it is the staff, who is always great. I won't be back to this dog track until the fall.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyed the golf course.

Christina at the Pro Shot was extremely helpful. Nice golf course layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Quiet day

Nobody on course. Nice to play with no waiting and although hot outside we played in fabulous conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice little course, fun round

First time playing here, had fun. Nice short course, good layout. Friendly staff. Good buy too.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Greens

Readable, and in very good condition..good speed, best I've seen in awhile

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Good day at Sunbird!

First time playing this course after driving by it hundreds of times. It is a fun, easy course with water, trees and nice greens and fairways. A good challenge and change from the big boy courses. Impressed with the care that was obvious by the greens keepers. I’ll be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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