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4.0
384 Reviews (384)
5 Stars
116
4 Stars
179
3 Stars
59
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
84.8%
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325 out of 384 reviews
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4.1
100 Reviews (100)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.0%
Recommend this course
88 out of 100 reviews
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4.1
143 Reviews (143)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
65
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
86.7%
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124 out of 143 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 7015 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.3

The Palms Course at the Palm Valley Golf Club is one of two 18-hole courses offered at the facility. Located only a short distance from downtown Phoenix, the course is not only conveniently located but also accessible by any skill level of golfer. It provides adequate challenge for advanced players while offering a chance for less experienced golfers to hone their game. The golf course has a links-style design with a desert landscape that ranges between hilly and flat. Bunkers protect both the fairways and greens. There is also a lake that forms water hazards for two holes. Beginning in February, wind usually becomes at Palm Valley Golf Club's Palms Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Common Bermuda
Greens Tiff Dwarf
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (1993)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required. Golf shoes or tennis shoes are required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
384 Reviews (384)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 22
Plays Long 11
Thick Rough 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 25
Advanced Golfers 12
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 17
Worth the Drive 17
In the 'Burbs 10

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Hot weather
Used cart

Palm Valley review

Greens were good. Fairways were spottty with no or little grass in spots. 2 biggest disappointments were no drinking water on the course. There was drinking water in the clubhouse.. No reason to not have drinking water on the course. 2nd disappointment was the kitchen was closed. We finished our round at 12::30 and were told the kitchen was closed. We noticed it was open and serving when we made the turn at 10:30.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good condition

The course itself was in really good condition. We played south-west. South has been aerated 2 to 3 weeks prior but was healing nicely and the greens rolled well. West course greens were pretty long as they had just opened up, so greens were slow but still rolled true. The only downfall is right now no cart girl(when I was there) and there is no water on the course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

This course is normally in excellent condition but the front nine holes on the south course needs immediate improvement. I was embarrassed for the owner’s name to be attached to a course that was in such poor condition!! I insist that he told what I said. He should not buy a course and have his name attached to it if he isn’t willing to pay the money to make it outstanding!! You can do better than this!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Solid Summer Course

I play here about once a week and although parts of the fairway are dried out you can tell the crew is hard at work getting it into summer shape. Driving range is all nice grass. The greens are great imo. I play as a single a lot and have no problem getting on at 7-8 am and finishing in around 3 hours, which is huge for beating the afternoon heat.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout

First time playing Palm Valley. Played the North and South courses. I enjoyed the layout with reasonable elevation changes and the desert encroaching a little but not too much. The course is on the verge of not being in very good shape; the fairways and the greens are beginning to dry out and the grass is sparse in some areas. They do show that they are doing summer maintenance on all three nines, so hopefully that will help. Overall I enjoyed the round and will return again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Oregon Advisor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great course for beginners

Tee' d of as the 5th group in the morning. Pace of play went real well. Finished in 3 hours 45 minutes.
Course was showing signs of summer transition. A lot of the fairways were brown. They looked like they had been Vericut, but had not grown in yet.
I'm sure this course will be in great condition during the fall/winter season.
The Fairways are extremely wide, and hard to miss. There are very few obstacles to get in your way between tee and green.
Got a great rate from GolfNow. If not, I likely would have played elsewhere. But all in all, I enjoyed the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth it

I’ll start with the positives. Great soft greens. They rolled really pure. Ok, I guess just one positive thing to say.
Negatives- fairways were garbage. I mean, really bad. Dead grass and no grass in most fairways. Great tee shots are rewarded with dirt.
But this is what really irks me. We were the second group to tee off for the day, however when we got to 10 there were four groups ahead of us!! How??? The group behind us quit on 12 and if it weren’t a Father’s Day round I would have too!! Excessive heat warning weekend and you are going to cram the course and make groups stand around waiting for shots to be hit??? Clearly greed over players safety, experience, etc. plenty of other courses with better tee time management. I stand by my title review “not worth it”

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great staff and course

The course was in very good shape and the staff was very welcoming and friendly. Pace of play was great and the course has some challenging holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
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 19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice round at Palm Valley

Nice layout. Overall good condition for the summer months in AZ. Restaurant staff can improve their customer service. We ended walking out and taking our business elsewhere.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

the fairways need grass and the greens need help as well

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Palm Valley

The fairways were pretty burnt up but the greens were fairly soft and markable. The staff are always super nice. I love the course layout. Not a boring hole on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout

This course has a nice overall layout. Some thin areas in the fairways but they are working on them. Only bad part was the bunkers, which were mud. Greens in good shape and consistent. Rough was green and very playable. Overall I liked the course. Pace of play was 4:20 so slower than it could have been. Pro shop staff very nice and helpful.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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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