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3.7
500 Reviews (500)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
178
3 Stars
119
2 Stars
60
1 Stars
36
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
77.4%
Recommend this course
385 out of 500 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
68 Reviews (68)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.9
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
73.5%
Recommend this course
50 out of 68 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
176 Reviews (176)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
70
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
80.7%
Recommend this course
142 out of 176 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 33
Length 2406 yards
Slope 109
Rating 31.2

Shalimar Golf Club is a nine-hole golf course in Tempe. The course is best for beginners but it has enough challenges in store to make it a great option for more advanced players who want a quick round. The layout is comprised of three par 3s and six par 4s. It weaves through a smattering of mature trees and across gently rolling hills. The small greens can be quite tricky, especially since there are strategically placed bunkers lurking along some. Water hazards come into play on a few holes, including the 155-yard fifth, which is one of the golf course's toughest. You'll have to pull off a carry over the area's biggest lake to a heavily bunkered, narrow green. Shalimar Golf Club's ninth hole is the most well known though, mainly for the island green. In addition to the water, there are also four bunkers surrounding the green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Year round
Architect Forrest Richardson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $7
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
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, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.7
500 Reviews (500)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 25
Bunkers 17
Narrow Fairways 9
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 45
Walkers 35
Beginners 33
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 41
In the 'Burbs 7

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Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun round with friends

Nice little course with enough challenges to make it interesting.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/07/2021

Hi, u314161070326. 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 Shalimar Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great coarse to brush up on your skills

I enjoy this coarse , it is great to just go out and have fun while brushing up on your skills.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/07/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, LnDWcpLX1gn9OOfTqjiF! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/27/2021

Hello, u481098672. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Worse It Is Maintained, the Higher Greens Fees Get

I should have know better than to play Shalimar again, but it was my first round in over a year and a friend suggested we play Shalimar. About 5-6 years ago, they started really jacking their rates and, at the same time, really letting the course go to the dogs. They no longer even offer a free second round (same day) if there is an opening on the tee when you finish. They now charge very nearly as much as the regulation 18-hole courses in the area - course which are MUCHG better maintained. Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/20/2021

Hi, kcirbodmot. 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 Shalimar Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play was poor, almost 3 hours for very short hole, non players looking for golf balls on the course including a 7some. This course requires a ranger.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/27/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/20/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161235679! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 04/27/2021

Hello, vaughnW117. Thank you for visiting us at Shalimar Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 04/27/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/14/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161424151! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very slow play

play was extremely slow with the foursome in front of us playing 2-3 balls each on every hole. This is worst condition I have seen this course in.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 04/14/2021

Hi, u314161424316. 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 Shalimar Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Used cart

a good day

Shalimar is a great course, as long as you have realistic expectations; it's not sculpted and groomed and post-card perfect. It's not trying to impress you. It's just a simple course that gives you a nice 9 holes to enjoy with friends and strangers. It is nicely tucked away off the main street and has mature landscaping. The most challenging thing is that the greens are tiny: most of them are around 3,000 sq feet or less, so your ability to manage your approach is crucial. If you just want to play and aren't consumed with having amenities, this is a great value.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/14/2021

Hi, u314160998837. 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 Shalimar Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice!!

The staff was very helpful and friendly. The entire experience was wonderful. We’ll definitely play here often. Highly recommended.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/07/2021

Hello, u314161396268. Thank you for visiting us at Shalimar Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not going to Shalimar anymore

We had a 745 booked for 4/7/2021, it was also ladies day so my partner and I got bounced to the 5th hole played for an hour and only made it back to hole 1. We then sat at hole 1 for thirty minutes waiting for the hole to clear and it never did. They were way over booked with walkers and we received no notice or help in anyway.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 04/14/2021

Hello, u314161409309. 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 Shalimar Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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 04/14/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161378913! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Challenging course with great greens

Staff is really friendly. The pro is very easy to work with & his improved my game significantly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/27/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/27/2021

Hi, u314161206617! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/27/2021

Hello, vaughnW117. Thank you for visiting us at Shalimar Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u2077004! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/31/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u745731280! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Tempe Gem; Arizona Gem

History, Energy, & Flow. Love it. Atypical and against the grain at all levels. This is a course that is accepting to beginners, yet satisfying to the experienced.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 03/31/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, bree19! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

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