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4.1
1725 Reviews (1725)
5 Stars
779
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
49
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
81.2%
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4.2
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
45
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.6%
Recommend this course
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4.1
154 Reviews (154)
5 Stars
65
4 Stars
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3 Stars
24
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.2%
Recommend this course
125 out of 154 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7042 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.2

The Ocotillo Golf Resort sits on 185 acres and features lush contoured fairways that flow gently amid patches of mature trees, vibrant flower beds, pretty waterfalls and numerous lakes.

The Gold nine is a devilish test and not just because water comes into play on six of the holes. The greens have a lot of slope in them and are difficult to read. And some pin placements are brutal; hit a downhill putt two feet past the
hole, and it might roll down into a swale and 30 feet by. Uphill putts, on the other hand, are extremely difficult to get to the hole, if for no other reason than Ocotillo's greens aren't as fast as some of the Valley's marquee desert courses.

Two holes stand out on the Gold: No. 5 is a 212-yard par 3 with water running down the entire left side; and No. 9 is a 468-yard par 4 with a carry over water from the tee -- water that dissects the fairway about 50 yards short of the green and water left to the green. Par there is a great score.

Ocotillo's Blue Course is a watery grave; water comes into play on eight of the nine holes. It's not overly long but there's so much water the length becomes irrelevant. The best hole may be No. 1, a 590-yard par 5. Big hitters are faced with the classic risk-reward: Do they lay-up on their second shot or try to fly a tributary that splits the fairway about 50 yards short of the green?

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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Arizona (2014 #13)

Reviews

4.1
1725 Reviews (1725)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 104
Patio Dining 95
19th Hole Scenic Views 56
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 228
Bunkers 134
Forced Carries 110
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 116
Locals 97
Playing Multiple Courses 82
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 119
Worth the Drive 104
In the 'Burbs 71

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Mowers and machines were everywhere when we were playing the white course. Grass cuttings were al over the greens and fairways on the white course but were better on the back nine. The condition of the greens on the white were poor, just been Verticle cut and not sanded and we were not told and were charged full price. I love this course but do expect the conditions better and the mowing done ahead of all golfers

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 5
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3.0
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Completely over seeded, beautiful

Wonderful course conditioning. Dirty carts, poor service from kerbside assistants. Very few food options and slow service. Great place to play but clearly has management issues and staff issues.

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Friendliness Excellent
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Great value

Most bang for your buck. Greens fast. Awesome amenities. Course was in great condition. So good we booked another tee time.

Conditions Good
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Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Ocotillo

Really enjoyed the course, lots of water. Very challenging. Greens in good shape. Service was excellent

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Course the same, staff is indifferent to you being there.

Lived in the area for over 12 years, played this course probably 150 times during that time frame. Troon managed the property during this time, but since the Mickelson golf group acquired property, standards are poor. Outside service people are indifferent to you being there, as are golf staff. No good morning , welcome to our property, etc.. Carts seem to be in short supply and are in poor shape. With price of tee times, range balls not included? On course restrooms are in poor shape, facility needs some attention. Owners appear to be penny wise and pound foolish. Would not recommend playing based on staff’s indifference and facility condition.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 32
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Blue/White Good Layout

The best part of the round was the twosome we were paired with. The group in front of us started 2 holes behind from the first tee. Ugh!
Course is in great shape; fast greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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