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4.2
94 Reviews (94)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
41
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
92.2%
Recommend this course
85 out of 94 reviews
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4.0
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 reviews
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4.1
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
88.9%
Recommend this course
16 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Traditional
Par 71
Length 6413 yards
Slope 120
Rating 69.3

Formerly known as Show Low Country Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Alaska Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Snyder (1961)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No tank tops or cutoffs.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

4.2
94 Reviews (94)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 12
Forced Carries 9
Bunkers 7
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 12
Locals 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 8
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great Experience

The greens are almost unfair, so fast. First time rounds will want to come back for revenge. Knowing the course layout is key to a good score.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Course Management Inept

The course is nice and had a great setting. Sadly, the speed of the greens bordered ridiculous and limited most pin placements to only small, isolated areas of each green. The remainder of the greens were simply unusable and unplayable. Will not play this course again, nor would I recommend it to anyone else in this condition. Inept course management.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

As golf should be....FUN!

Friendly staff, great conditions and a quick round too! Greeted by friendly staff and courteous staff! We were told the greens were running at 12 to 13 and they were.....glass like but very true!

The course was so much fun. Tight, tight tee shots to small undulating greens. Plenty of birdies to be had but also many dropped shots. If you were on wrong side of hole it was going to be tough. From the low side putts were makeable.

GREAT FUN on the course and in the restaurant and bar afterwards. Thanks to everyone at the club. we will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great greens good course

1st time playing this course
The course itself is in nice condition it does however have an odd lay out
As it winds aimlessly through the old and newer parts of the housing community that has been built around it. It plays well but hard to give it an identity as some fairways are tree lined and super tight and others are wide open sometimes you feel secluded in the woods and others times your in the yards of houses that line the fairway. Again the course plays well and the greens we' re excellent, very fast and took
a few holes to realize that even though the very undulating and sloped greens didn't have much break due to the speed ,maybe an 11 on the stimp

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

F A S T greens!

There were some bare spots & wet spots in the fairway, but all in all in great shape. Greens were beautiful & QUICK!!! I would play there again.

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

My gps took me to the villas not golf course.. being we only play 9 they had to send someone to take us back to our car.. that was totally not doable on our own..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Bison golf

Nice course layout, narrow but plays long. Loved the greens FAST and true.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

not worth the effort

Too bad I can't give it no stars. Pro shop staff was very nice. Course conditions were one step up from a cow pasture. Green conditions were very fast but did not putt true. Gopher mounds in fairways. No course marshal so pace of play is whatever the locals wanted to allow. Would not recommend.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

First time around and will be back!

Wanted to play a nice course in the Show Low area and this one qualifies. Had a bit of a hard time figuring out how far to hit it on some of the holes so distance is a key factor. Lots of holes require a pretty straight tee shot. Driver is not always the club off the tee. Greens were very nice...receptive to shots and very goo putting speed. The pine scent is all around you as you one plays this course. I will be back again, now that I have some local knowledge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always love playing but greens are slick

Course is always in wonderful condition. Be prepared though the greens are fast fast fast. Not always receptive of approaches from the fairway as they can skip right off. With this being said I can’t wait to come back and play another round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

Played Bison golf club early in the morning course itself was in pretty good shape. But I have to rave about the putting greens they were some of the best greens EVER! My congratulations to the grounds staff for their efforts!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice course but tight

Nice course tucked in amongst the trees and a LOT of houses. Some of the fairways are very narrow. Course was in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Playing through the pines.

What a great course for the money. It is beautiful playing through the tall pine trees. Many elevation changes throughout the course. Felt very welcome from the time we checked in, through the starter, and when we finished. Considering this has been a private course for members which is now open to the public, made us feel as welcome as one of the members.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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