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4.0
461 Reviews (461)
5 Stars
74
4 Stars
266
3 Stars
97
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
91.9%
Recommend this course
413 out of 461 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.2%
Recommend this course
52 out of 57 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.1
106 Reviews (106)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.5%
Recommend this course
98 out of 106 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 70
Length 6404 yards
Slope 114
Rating 69.5

The Encanto Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course designed by William P. Bell and built in 1936. It offers 6,404 yards of par-70 golf from the championship tees.

Reservations are required on the Encanto Golf Course, which is open year-round, and features all of the amenities, such as rental carts and clubs, an in-house professional and a driving range. Metal spikes are allowed.

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Course Details

Year Built 1935
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William P. Bell (1935)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
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

Cafe

Reviews

4.0
461 Reviews (461)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Watching the Game 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 36
Water Hazards 18
Plays Long 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 55
Walkers 55
Beginners 40
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 77
Near the Airport 23
Near Local Attractions 13

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/15/2021

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 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/15/2021

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 Encanto Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great band for you buck, good food, good golf, great and friendly staff, what more can you ask for.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hi, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Encanto Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

First time for Encanto

The course is one of the oldest in the state apparently and it has been maintained well but the slowness of play and the cost were a little bit to much to go back again. There are many courses that are available to play for $50.00 that are in great shape and the pace of play is very good.

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

Thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Encanto Golf Course, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 10
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 Average
Amenities Average
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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 Encanto Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Need a Marshall on the course

Pace of play was way to slow. The group in front of us had an open hole

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

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 Encanto Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 01/15/2021

Hi, We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (602) 534-4653 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at Encanto Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens and Pace of Play

They pack you in on the weekends so there were 3 groups on all the par threes and a long wait. The greens are very rough and they do not roll true. Since this is a city run course, the inside staff is not great but the outside staff was excellent. Good value for this time of the year when most courses in town are north of $100.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/15/2021

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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Great value for a fun, city center, golf course.
Very well maintained and friendly staff. I totally recommend.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/15/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Default User Avatar
Commented on 01/15/2021

Hi, We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (602) 534-4653 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at Encanto Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Encanto

Course in great shape just needs a little fine tuning to be great. Would recommend playing one of the best munis I have played.

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

Hi, We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Encanto Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/15/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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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 Encanto Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Default User Avatar
Commented on 01/15/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Change of Pace From Desert Courses

If you are looking for a course that is change from the typical desert courses, this one is perfect. This is not a punishing course. The holes pretty much all run parallel to each other, so an errant tee shot with not hurt you that much like it would in a desert course. The course has a lot of nice dog legs, greens are usually in great condition with nice pin placements. This course reminds me of a midwestern muni but with palm trees instead of oaks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 01/15/2021

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 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Just fine

Played in under 4hrs. Just to let all of you know, the course is NOT forward tee friendly. I have my wife tee off at the beginning of each fairway. The course is too cheap to put in tee markers that are forward tee friendly. Most of the time, forward tees are just a few yards in front of the regular white tees!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/15/2021

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 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Avatar
Commented on 01/15/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course but the whole “we close at 5:30 and the carts need to be returned” statement was a little upsetting there was still at least 20-30 minutes of sunlight.

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

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 Encanto Golf Course.

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