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3.9
914 Reviews (914)
5 Stars
179
4 Stars
390
3 Stars
189
2 Stars
82
1 Stars
74
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
89.5%
Recommend this course
736 out of 914 reviews
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4.1
113 Reviews (113)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.8%
Recommend this course
106 out of 113 reviews
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4.0
157 Reviews (157)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
71
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
92.4%
Recommend this course
145 out of 157 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6626 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.1

The golf course at the San Marcos Golf Resort boasts an impressive list of past players that includes presidents and celebrities. The golf course is nestled on a property in downtown Chandler that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Although it has a desert landscape, the course is still lush with a canal that runs through it, a lake, and plush Bermuda grass greens, the former two creating water hazards that come into play on several holes. The San Marcos Golf Resort course is challenging with each hole having at least three bunkers. The two most difficult holes on the golf course are two lengthy par 4s, the fourth and the 10th.

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Course Details

Year Built 1928
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.9
914 Reviews (914)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 50
Patio Dining 27
Brunch 22
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 78
Water Hazards 54
Forced Carries 27
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Walkers 51
Seniors 50
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 74
At a Resort 63
Near Local Attractions 30

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Worth a visit

Course in good shape, good value, suggest early tee off times

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
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Plays Once a week
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Visiting from NY

Absolutely beautiful day to play golf, The young man loading the clubs in the cart was extremely friendly and Steve and the clubhouse was just phenomenal. He hooked me up with some equipment that I was short of and also found out that he lived about an hour and a half from me many many years ago. The course and these two guys are the reason that we will definitely be back, it will be happy to recommend it to many others. Hope to see you all again soon!

Conditions Good
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Conditions Good
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Hot weather
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Does anyone fix ball marks anymore at this joint?

We had a tee time at 228 and wish we didn't. The pace of play was horrid. People teaching others, folks playing from black when it should be white. Range drive by with his head down. Cart lady gets struck by ball. 7 to 8 min wait per hole. Greens so many fresh ball marks as if nobody know how to fix the. Putting was like going off-roading. Just a complete frustration. Maybe summer at 115 instead of 95 will be better. I hope so.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Nice as usual

Great day of golf.
One of my favorite courses, love the history.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 21
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

First grass course in AZ!

I’m a nerd. Had to play it when I read that it was the first grass course in AZ. I definitely recommend it but manage your expectations. The facilities are minimal, including the practice area. It is an open, tree lined course with plenty of sand and a little water. It was well maintained and definitely a value.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 58
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

San Marcos

If you tend to spray the ball this is not a course for you. If you are to the left or to the right of the green they are typically bunkered on both sides. The greens are narrow and it is very difficult to clear the bunker and keep the ball on the green. Often you end up in the other bunker. Pace of play was painful. We waited on every tee box due to a foursome in front of us that were very slow and did not offer to let us play through. No ranger came around to speed up play. If this is what San Marcos wants the club to be I will not come back.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Nice place, great staff!

Very much like my home town course. The greens were firm and quick. Maybe not the sexiest course, but very playable and a good test of all phases of the game.

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