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4.2
1038 Reviews (1038)
5 Stars
361
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
39
1 Stars
33
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
89.4%
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4.5
186 Reviews (186)
5 Stars
108
4 Stars
63
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.2%
Recommend this course
177 out of 186 reviews
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4.3
307 Reviews (307)
5 Stars
151
4 Stars
117
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 71
Length 7239 yards
Slope 135
Rating 74.3

Grand Canyon University Golf Course (formerly known as Maryvale Municipal Golf Course) offers an 18-hole track designed by Ted Robinson, Sr. and built in 1961. The par-71 golf course measures 7,269 yards from the championship tees and is open year-round.

The Bermuda grass Grand Canyon University Golf Course gets plenty of shade during the summer, thanks to several onsite trees, and features flat and wide fairways.

The fourth hole, for one example, is a 160-yard par-3 where you'll have to shoot over the water - and past the brick wall that separates the green from the water.

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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1961) John Fought (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
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
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 College Courses in the U.S. (2020 #21)

Reviews

4.2
1038 Reviews (1038)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 39
Brunch 20
Patio Dining 20
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 67
Undulating Greens 25
Water Hazards 25
This course/club is great for:
Locals 65
Walkers 46
Advanced Golfers 44
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 75
Worth the Drive 21
Near the Airport 12

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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4.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart

Course was in good shape. Greens faster, but true.

Stay below the holes. Played the Black/white tees. Enjoyable round, will go back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 4
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Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 9
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Slow

Very slow play w no marshall will prevent me from returning. Too bad as course is in good condition

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

course was in awesome condition

greens were amazing and fairways and tees were beautiful

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Bunkers Make it Difficult

Lots of deep bunkers. Very fast greens. If it wasn’t for the bunkers and fast greens this would be a very easy course. I love the tall mature trees and nice clubhouse and the GCU students working make the place welcoming.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Amazing Greens

Greens are the star of the show at this course. Very receptive, fast and roll true. Fairways are nice and green. Rough is dormant and a lot of the dead grass will give you extremely tight lies.
Great bang for buck.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Lots of bunkers

Nice course good condition. Too many bunkers. Otherwise enjoyable.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

There was a golf delay due to frost in the morning which backed up golf for everyone. We had purchased the afternoon discounted rate for 18 holes but only got to hole 13 before it started getting too dark to play.
Otherwise all 5 stars!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pace was slow . No marshal in site. Greens were in excellent shape.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

We had a great time. A little miffed that at one point the ranger tried to speed us up, implying that we were slow, when we played the full 18 in only 3 hours 15 mins.

Otherwise, all was good and we look forward to returning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Greens

Fast and true greens, very receptive to a high ball flight.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Top notch greens

Nice course for the money. Very good greens and lots of sand.

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