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3.8
619 Reviews (619)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
276
3 Stars
167
2 Stars
72
1 Stars
44
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
83.8%
Recommend this course
470 out of 619 reviews
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3.8
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
82.8%
Recommend this course
48 out of 58 reviews
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3.8
116 Reviews (116)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
57
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
82.8%
Recommend this course
96 out of 116 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6732 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.8

Cave Creek Golf Course is Phoenix's most popular municipal course, seeing about 100,000 rounds yearly. In 1983, Cave Creek began as a landfill reclamation project. It's a sort of pioneer in environmental design, proving similar spots can find environmentally friendly uses. It's open dawn to dusk, year-round.

Eighteen holes of par-72 golf take golfers over 6,732 yards on the Cave Creek Golf Course, kicking off on the par-4 first hole, which measures 363 yards from the blue tees, before things get long on the second hole, which measures 510 yards from the blue tees. That's just one of four long holes, with the sixth hole measuring 532 yards from the blue tees, the 11th coming in at 521 yards from the blue tees, and the sixth having a distance of 518 yards from the blue tees. The round concludes after a suggested playing time of four hours and 10 minutes on the 18th hole, a par 4 that measures 388 yards from the blue tees.

The city of Phoenix has contracted with several hotel chains to offer stay-and-play packages for golfers at the Cave Creek Golf Course and other municipal tracks.

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Course Details

Year Built 1983
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Snyder

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $14
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

3.8
619 Reviews (619)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 24
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 55
Undulating Greens 55
Water Hazards 48
This course/club is great for:
Locals 89
Beginners 38
Walkers 36
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 99
In the 'Burbs 16
Worth the Drive 16

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Playing the Cave Creek city golf course

My wife and I got a good price for playing at Cave Creek due to hot deal and a great monthly gift from GolfPass.

We were partnered with two singles, who were fun to play with. The course was busy with many mixed groups of 2, 3, 4 people. This turned out to be a real problem as the group behind us got impatient, and, started hitting into us. There was no ranger available, or came by to help...

I do not recommend this course until the starter(s), course management start grouping people into foursomes. This could have easily been done, but, wasn't.

Pace of play was 4.5 hours plus...

Course itself is wide open with a few holes that had water. On a 1-10 in terms of landscaping, condition of course, conditions of greens, I would give this course a 6-7..

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Cave Creek Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Love this course. Play one week and the greens are slow, next week fast.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Cave Creek Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Cave Creek Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, Thank you for visiting us at Cave Creek Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging Greens

The fairways and greens are in good shape and the and the greens are challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hi, erikval6. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Cave Creek Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

VP

its been a while since i have played here. the fairways were overseeded and looking great. the greens were in great shape. It was a great day

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Horrible cart paths

First time playing Cave Creek. Course layout is OK. Overall condition of the fairways, tee boxes, bunkers and greens was OK Cart paths were horrible, other than the limited concrete sections. Doubt we will be back to play this course for the price we paid.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Cave Creek Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Cave Creek Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course and the starter was so kind and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hi, Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Cave Creek Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Cave Creek Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in decent shape
Needs Marshall to watch people hitting balls on top of you.
People driving carts looking for their ball in the wrong fairway driving towards you waiting to hit
Some people have no clue or manners

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/13/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Cave Creek Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hi, We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Cave Creek Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Cave Creek Golf Course. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very Enjoyable

Great old course in the middle of the city. Very surprised and happy with this course. Will definitely play here again. Thanks Cave Creek GC

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Cave Creek Golf Course thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Too much trash

The trash that is left by the transients is unbelievable. The course is nice but needs cleaned BAD.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, we want to hear more about your experience with us! Please call us at (602) 534-4653. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hi, Threeball13. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Cave Creek Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great greens

Solid course. The greens here are always fast and true to the eye.

Tee boxes and fairways were great today too. Holes 8 & 9 need your full attention on the front.

11,12,14,16,17 and 18 all have teeth if you get too greedy off the tee you’ll get bit.

Don’t get me wrong if your steady off the tee it’s very playable and forgiving on slightly off drives.

It’s in great condition right now !

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/13/2021

Hello, Thank you for visiting us at Cave Creek Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/30/2020

Hello, we want to hear more about your experience with us! Please call us at (602) 534-4653. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 12/01/2020

Hello, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Cave Creek Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/30/2020

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Cave Creek Golf Course!

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