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3.8
548 Reviews (548)
5 Stars
99
4 Stars
230
3 Stars
143
2 Stars
50
1 Stars
26
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
86.3%
Recommend this course
448 out of 548 reviews
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3.9
154 Reviews (154)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
72
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
87.7%
Recommend this course
135 out of 154 reviews
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3.9
208 Reviews (208)
5 Stars
56
4 Stars
95
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.5%
Recommend this course
184 out of 208 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Desert/Traditional/Executive
Par 65
Length 4029 yards
Slope 88
Rating 59.8

Located in Mesa, Desert Sand Golf Course is an executive length course with a short layout that is most suitable for beginners, but it is also a good place for golfers of all skill levels to work on their short game skills. Due to its flat terrain, the course is easy to walk with few elevation changes. The greens are remarkably fast and water hazards come into play on five holes. There are also sand bunkers scattered throughout the course. The Desert Sand Golf Course facility offers a chipping area and putting green and it is also home to a golf school.

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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Snyder (1969)

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 None
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim ok.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.8
548 Reviews (548)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 32
Water Hazards 11
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 35
Locals 29
Beginners 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 27
In the 'Burbs 12
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/11/2021

Hello, RG3436A43FA97A904F63. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Desert Sands Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
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
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Commented on 06/10/2021

Hi, u314159293890. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
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Commented on 06/07/2021

Hello. 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 Desert Sands Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

Nice layout in a established community. Very scoreable, tough pin placements when I played but that being said, there iare challenging greens. Definitely worth playing this course again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/07/2021

Hi, u314160986723. 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 Desert Sands Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/01/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, Urbancowboy22. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/20/2021

Hi, u314161558285. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Was trying to hit on the first hole and the worker was cutting the grass and kept getting in front of us in the line of play. Had other workers on the green when we were putting doing maintenance to the holes while we were trying to putt. Very frustrating.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/27/2021

Hi, u7198963. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We understand your frustration with the maintenance projects during your round. We apologize for the inconvenience. We hope you'll give us another try in the future. Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bring a sandwich

Course was nice for the price but the $9 burgers at the turn are hockey pucks.

Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 05/19/2021

Thank you for your review, u314160045707. We will pass along your experience to our team at Desert Sands Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course In Transition

The greens keeper was stating the the course is currently in transition from winter to summer grass. This was obvious as there were a fair bit of dry fairway patches and the greens were very dry and very fast. This was a nice course layout tho and the greens very challenging. We will deff be back to play soon. Oh also, there is only 1 water hazard and 0 bunkers. The course is very open, so if you are apt to losing balls you won’t here. Enjoy.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/19/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, datakeepr! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Desert Sands Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/12/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u314161542354. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Not crowded

It was nice. Not crowded due to the time of year. A few mud areas, freeways have some green, greens are very fast, and some under repair.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/12/2021

Hello, donq1. Thank you for visiting us at Desert Sands Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 05/10/2021

Hello, u924742533. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Desert Sands Golf Course. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 05/10/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, DJT629. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 05/06/2021

Hi, u314161518542. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/06/2021

Thank you for reviewing us, brycedion. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Desert Sands Golf Course, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
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 05/06/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, u000002787465. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/30/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u314160892640. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/29/2021

Hi, wasteman77. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (480) 832-0210 to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Desert Sands Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mike

Great morning for the price. Short course but challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/29/2021

Thanks so much for the great review, wasteman77. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Perfect RE-round

Behind slow players on the 1st nine. After that, pace was great!
So much so, that we re-rounded! FanTasTic second round! Felling alittle sore now, but we're MUCH older :)
Thanks for being available to us! You all are GREAT! J&J

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/29/2021

Your feedback is important to us, u314160892640. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Desert Sands Golf Course.

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