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Value
4.2
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4.6
Friendliness
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Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 6437 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.1

Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Winter Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Phillips (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Beverage Carts

Reviews

4.5
12 Reviews (12)
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Emerald Canyon costs

Course is in great shape and a must play. I would recommend calling the course direct for the time. We payed $15.00 over the standard course price and they wanted to charge an additional $10.00/ player because we booked 10 days out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun, interesting and beautiful.

All I could think about when playing this unique course was, who would come out to this land and think what a great property to build a golf course. To say it is spread out would be an understatement. Great views and fun holes. Some may not like the layout. I am a pretty serious golfer and I thought it was a lot of fun. Need to be accurate off the tee, if not you will lose a lot of balls.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overall review

Very nice golf course cut into the canyons along the Colorado river. I found this track very interesting and in overall good shape after reseeding. Greens were understandably a little slow but rolled pretty true. Would recommend a yardage book if available as there are some blind shots and some holes that knowing where to try and put your tee shot could save you some strokes. There are some breathtaking views on some of the tee boxes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Usually one of my favorite courses! Not, when they're overseeding!

I was not informed that they were overseeding when I made my reservation! The greens were very rough and Sandy and almost impossible to putt on!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful

We had a great time! However, it was so hot (106)!
We will be back tomorrow and next year!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

always enjoy emerald canyon!!

pretty lonely golf on this 118 degree day...friendly clubhouse...course is in very good summertime shape...I drove 2h20min to get there and it was worth it...if you've never played there and you're a golfer, put it on your list...it's one of the more unique courses you'll play...don't know how they keep this place in such good shape but it's a job well done....I'll be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course, challenging tee shots

Great course, summer staff is usually friendly. Pace of play in the summer is incredible. Winter can be a bit of a challenge due to the amount of snowbirds. Staff in the winter can also be a bit troublesome. Course has a tendency to be a bit less friendly to younger golfers, however that seems to be improving. Overall good bargain, and stunning course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 45
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slow

Tee off solo and met up with 2nd on the third hole, 3 and 4th on the 5th hole. Backed up from there. 4:45 for 18 and not very many people on the course.. Everyone likes hole 17 but it stops play dead. I flagged down the player assistant and he turned and ran. I only recommend playing this course one time. After that go to Havasu City or Phoenix, or Orlando even.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

The title Jewel of the desert suits this course

New year new pace of play. Played 18 in 4 hours 5 minutes. Course was in great shape. Staff was upbeat and attentive. Love the new carts. Simply beautiful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Overrated... Ridiculous pace

We were so hopeful of a good round. The starter was busy & well organized. The parking lot and staging area really need a lot of work (very rough, not paved parking). Scenic, fairways in good condition, greens okay, some very odd holes that could be improved in order to make the play more enjoyable. Worst part - pace was 5.5 hours ( a new bad record for us!) . Seems that this is the time to make money for the course so very packed. Other golfers had told us they won't go back because of pace, now we join that group :(

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 45
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Jewel?

This course advertises as a jewel in the desert. A very interesting course through canyon after canyon. Most balls will bounce down the sides but occasionally a ball with stay out. Pace of play surely ranks with the worst in the nation. Five and a half hours for 15 holes, and didn't finish as it was too dark to wait for the groups ahead of us. We only saw the marshal when it was time to turn in our carts. The beverage cart quit at 1pm. I'd like to play the entire course however, I will have to look for a better price or pace guarantee.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Different than most.

This golf course is a real gem. It's one of those courses that you play and never forget. If you find yourself in the area, do stop and treat yourself to a round of golf that will bring a smile to your face.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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