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4.2
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
37
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.2
91.5%
Recommend this course
74 out of 79 reviews
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4.3
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
83.3%
Recommend this course
10 out of 12 reviews
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4.1
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
83.3%
Recommend this course
15 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional/Executive
Par 30
Length 1730 yards
Slope 80
Rating 28.5

The Encanto Nine Golf Course lies to the west of Encanto Park, and offers an executive-length golf course perfect for anyone who seeks a fast-and-loose round, with tee times passed out first-come-first-served. About an hour and a half is usually all it takes to play through the golf course.

The Encanto Nine Golf Course sits in the heart of Phoenix, and claims the honor of being the third-oldest golf course in Arizona and features a casual vibe, perhaps due in part to the foliage. Abundant natural palms line the golf course, and between them golfers can catch beautiful glimpses of downtown Phoenix. The course was designed by William P. Bell.

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Course Details

Year Built 1952
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1952) William P. Bell (1952)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
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

Snacks

Reviews

4.2
79 Reviews (79)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 16
Beginners 14
Walkers 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Nine

A very fun little 9 hole course in the center of the City.
Course gets a lot of play but the City still manages to keep the course in pretty good shape. An excellent value for a fun 9 holes of golf... a nice easy walking course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Xmas Tradition

A friend of a mine and I took our sons to play for the first time. They enjoyed the Course and the camraderie. . Excellent condition. . A new Christmas tradition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good fast round

The course was in good condition and the greens presented a challenge! Good times.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice day, slow play

Beautiful day to play golf. Average budget course.
Pace of play was poor. The three groups ahead of us we’re as follows:
A group of 7, a group of 5 and a group of 5. What happened to four players in a group?

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Nine Hole Course

Course in very good condition. Very windy day made the course a little challenging. Nice nine hole course for walking. Had to wait about five minutes to tee off on every whole but not a problem because beautiful day and not in a hurry.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesom

Played with my daughter and her friend. Daughter is a beginner and has improved immensely. Many other non judgmental golfers just looking for a distraction from the world right now. A great day for golf and mental health, thanks Encanto 9.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

beautiful greens

I liked the condition of the course, I thought is was pricey for 9 holes and walking.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Cheap but really had a great game!

The Par 3’s where pretty long and the greens where great! The 3 par 4’s made it possible to hit the driver to! Will be back for the 18 hole!!

Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Dry Course

I usually enjoy playing the short nine but today it was very dry.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great shape

Great course to warm up for beginners. Staff is very friendly. Course was in perfect condition waiting on a few tee boxes but pace was good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing

Go Elsewhere

Right off the bat the price was more than on golfnow. The staff was very unfriendly and made my brother and I wait 30 minutes past our Tee-time. Aside from the occasional piece of trash, the clientele was mostly large groups of walking senior citizens. Very slow pace. Clear your schedule for the day If your gonna golf 9 holes at Encanto. Better yet, go anywhere else!

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Good for the price

Not very many people, great pace of play and was cheap. Holes are nothing crazy just flat straight across but great 9 hole of you’re trying to work on things. Great putting and chipping area too

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course for Beginner or Junior

We were visiting from out of state and brought our clubs hoping to play a few rounds while in town. My wife just started playing golf this year and this course was great for her to play. The holes are straightforward yet challenging for a beginner or junior. It was enjoyable for me as I was able to work on approach shots and chipping. The greens rolled very nice and somewhat fast. The staff was very friendly. Highly recommend for a new golfer or to work on iron shots.

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