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4.6
743 Reviews (743)
5 Stars
508
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
16
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
91.7%
Recommend this course
681 out of 743 reviews
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4.5
96 Reviews (96)
5 Stars
68
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
86.5%
Recommend this course
83 out of 96 reviews
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4.6
138 Reviews (138)
5 Stars
102
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
89.1%
Recommend this course
123 out of 138 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Semi-Private
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 6959 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.3

Nestled among 12-million-year-old boulders in the scenic desert foothills near Scottsdale, Arizona, Boulders Golf Club & Resort is one of the country's most prestigious resort destinations. The North golf course at Boulders plays big brother to the South Course, and offers bentgrass and marvelous views of the Black Mountain, as the course winds through the community of Boulders. Both golf courses spring from the desert foothills and feature take-your-breath-away panoramic vistas -- among those of spectacular formations of boulders, stunning Sonora sunsets and indigenous terrain.

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Course Details

Year Built 1985
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jay Morrish (1985)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Boulders Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
743 Reviews (743)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 34
Patio Dining 16
19th Hole Scenic Views 14
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 84
Forced Carries 60
Undulating Greens 52
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 83
Advanced Golfers 63
A Weekend Splurge 62
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 80
At a Resort 72
In the 'Burbs 31

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course condition

I was really surprised of the poor condition. There was way too many weeds around the greens to be acceptable. The greens were in poor shape.
The Grass was too long in the Tee boxes.
Once you placed your tee. You could hardly see your ball.
The practice putting green was in horrible shape.
I found the condition shocking.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/18/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We would like to apologize for the course conditions not living up to your expectations. We are having challenges with Goose Grass that is cause by the amount of moister we have had this summer. We should have the courses back in tip top condition in a couple weeks. Looking forward to you giving The Boulders a second chance. Hope to see you soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wont be back anytime soon-

I have golfed this course many times and this is the 1st time Im leaving being highly disappointed!

First the Good-
Friendly Staff checking In and at Bag Dropoff
Front 9 we cruised, 2hrs and 10 mins. Big thumbs up to that!

Now the Bad-
Back 9 they let out Members (Waited over 15mins to Tee off after Front 9) than waited anywhere from 5 to 8mins on every Tee Box
Course wasnt in the Best of Conditions
Fairways were good
Greens really bad and alot of dead spots on them, Fringe was Mud or Crab Grass and couldnt putt thru most of it
Bunkers next to No Sand, alot of Rocks and Grass in them
Stopped in for a Bagel at turn and Bartender had the Personality of a Stale Bran Muffin
And with all the Not Good above they still charged 119, Course shouldve been No more than 70 bucks at best

Hopefully they turn things around as this is Normally a really great Course

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/18/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We would like to apologize for the course conditions not living up to your expectations. We are having challenges with Goose Grass that is cause by the amount of moister we have had this summer. We should have the courses back in tip top condition in a couple weeks. Looking forward to you giving The Boulders a second chance. Hope to see you soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
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
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Fun Course

Fun course, a few greens had dead spots on them with some sort of crab grass growing. The fairways were in excellent condition.

We had lunch at the restaurant after our round. The service was terrible for no one being in the restaurant. We waited for our drinks, then waited for our food, then waited for our check. Finally, I got up and went and chased down the waiter to get our check so we could leave! Not good!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/09/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We would like to apologize for the green conditions not living up to your expectations. I will pass on your restaurant feedback to our Food and Beverage manager. Looking forward to you giving The Boulders a second chance once the summer heat is done. Hope to see you soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are terrible

Greens are unkept full of ball marks and very slow. Pace of play 5 plus hours unwarranted. Need to space the tee times out further and push the poor players more. I won’t be back!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/04/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We would like to apologize for the course conditions not living up to your expectations.Our expected pace of play is 4 hours 30 minutes and yesterday we were a little slow at a pace of 4:40. Looking forward to you giving The Boulders a second chance. Hope to see you soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Boulders is well worth it

Course is challenging but fair, greens were very good and staff was helpful. I can’t get enough of the centerpiece of the “boulders” and the way the course is situated around them. You won’t be disappointed!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/03/2021

Thank you so much for the kind words. Hope to see you back at The Boulders soon!!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

One & Done, Nice but Overpriced

We reside in the N Phoenix/Scottsdale area during the winter. We decided to play Boulders while there in August to help a family member move. Rate was $89 vs $200+ in winter. Its a nice layout with beautiful scenery. Course condition was good but perhaps not as good as I would expect from an exclusive high end resort. We enjoyed it, glad we played it but its one & done for us as I don't think its a good value at the price.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/11/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. Glad you enjoy the round. You should look into the Troon card and get an even better rate than the $89 rate. Hope to see you again.

Played On
Reviews 65
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Boulders

First class establishment, enjoyable time, beautiful course in excellent condition Ed Saint

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/08/2021

Thank you so much for the kind words. Hope to see you back at The Boulders soon!!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Boulders Golf Course

I love this course, both North and South. Not easy, but fair and the best views around!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/08/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. Glad you enjoy the round. See you again soon

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful views, difficult layout

The boulders course was amazing! Had the opportunity to the play the south course and it was absolutely awesome! Loved some of the elevated tee shots with the boulders right next to you. I am a 10 handicap and ended up with an 86 for my first round at the boulders, the course proposed a challenging layout which I enjoyed very much. I will definitely be back soon to play again. My only wish would be lowering the rates even more during the summer time

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/07/2021

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. Glad you enjoy the round. See you again soon

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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
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FROM $277 (USD)
PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE | Enjoy 3 nights' accommodations at The Boulders Resort & Spa and 3 rounds of golf at Troon North Golf Club Pinnacle Course, The Boulders South Course and North Course.
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