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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.3
70.6%
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361 out of 382 reviews
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3.2
12 Reviews (12)
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Conditions
2.8
Value
3.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
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8 out of 12 reviews
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3.1
15 Reviews (15)
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Conditions
2.7
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Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
60.0%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Style Desert
Par 71
Length 6493 yards
Slope 131
Rating 71.5
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Kino Springs Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Red Lawrence (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Lodging

Lodging Available

Reviews

3.4
382 Reviews (382)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Brunch 10
Dinner 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 96
Bunkers 67
Forced Carries 57
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 101
Locals 66
Advanced Golfers 58
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 108
In the 'Burbs 20
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Layout and scenic.

Greens were true but somewhat dormant. Fairway grasses were patchy so the rye over-seeding could have been more uniform. The course has a nice layout with some challenging holes. Pace of play was great at just over 3 hours with a foursome, so that made the round enjoyable The gas golf carts were aging with no gps so bring yours for distancing..

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/18/2021

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 Kino Springs Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Glad to see Kino Springs open again.

Such a beautiful setting, glad to see it open again. Greens are in good condition, very smooth, a little slower than usual as they get them back up and running. As might be expected the fairways and tees are still a bit rough but the grounds crew is evident and the course shows promise of improvement.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

It's coming back but needs work

Greens are a little slow but are in great condition. Fairways and tees need a lot of work - and it looks like they are trying to bring this course back after a near two year shutdown. We couldn't get on the canyon nine today because they we're laying down fertilizer. Disappointing since this is the real heart of this golf course

It was great to be back - this is a great track. We will book again in a few months when some of the work that needs to get done gets done.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/11/2021

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Kino Springs Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Course Needs Improvement

Course has been closed for 15-16 months and recently reopened. Tee boxes, fairways, and grass around greens needs much improvement and direct maintenance. Greens were mostly in good shape. Will replay in a few months to see if course maintenance has improved. When the course is in good shape, it is one of the best to play with many challenges especially holes 5 thru 13.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/06/2021

Hi, 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 the necessary changes. Thanks for visiting Kino Springs Golf Course. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Enjoy the layout, challenging but fair

I have played this course over the last twenty plus years, the layout hasn’t changed, but it needs water and maintenance. Still a fun course to play. The pace of play can slow if it’s the first time playing the layout can be confusing. Needs more direction signs, ie proshop, restrooms, etc.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 01/14/2021

Hi, Allan! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Review

Greens were the only thing that was acceptable for play. The fairways were in bad shape. The ladies bathroom on the course was not usable. The staff were amiable.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 12/15/2020

Hi, 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 Kino Springs Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens are in very good shape. Fairways are decent. Tee boxes poor. Rough is OK.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/14/2020

Hi, 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 Kino Springs Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough fairways, but great, fast greens that roll true

Tough conditions, but still fun to play. Best putting greens in Southern Arizona.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 12/09/2020

Hi, Richard! 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 Kino Springs Golf Course!

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

Good to be back.

After years of being closed this course is finally open. Fairways were a little rough at times, greens were ok. I expect the course to get better with time. Has the potential to be one of the best courses in southern AZ, just needs a little love and support. Will be coming back for more.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

AZ

Course greens were fast, great course and very scenic. Workers and attendants were very helpful and nice. Great crew!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/05/2020

Hello, progolfer16. 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 serious 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 Kino Springs Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 03/05/2020

Hello u019971816. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Kino Springs Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great layout

Just coming off closure need to lose more grass but overall good play

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

WHEN OPEN...IT'S A FUN COURSE!!!

The course is worth playing when open, but since it closed in mid May or so, and will, or may, reopen in September or so, it's difficult to review. My comment is really if the course is closed, then why send out a review option???

So I remain "closed" in my comments on Kino Springs.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/31/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. We look forward to seeing you on the golf course,

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Marvin

This course has closed mid-May until mid-Oct......how stupid is that? I ran golf clubs for 40 yrs, the owners at Kino are trying to prove what? Why don't you guys just unload the place if you cant run it for more than 8 mo's/yr? The greens are really good, the rest of the fairways and traps are a cow pasture. Kino suffers from lack of equipment, know-how, experience and leadership. All the decent players are gone, they dont leagues or outings...it's just a nothing place anymore with no future. It's going the same way that Rio Rico Golf Club did when they ruined it.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/07/2019

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review and rate Kino Springs Golf Club. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can consider making changes. Thanks for visiting us!

Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course is Showing Some Pain

The greens were in very good condition, putted well albeit they were slower than they looked. Tee boxes and fairways are showing stress. It appears that a lack of watering is very evident, which was the problem over a year ago when the course closed down for a few months. Hopefully this is not a repeat of the water problems and issues. This layout is challenging with the inner 9 holes outstanding with views that can't be beat. Hopefully the course will get the attention it needs to maintain its overall appeal.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairways haven't been watered... Course drying out fast (greens are ok)

Played today and was really sad to see how the fairways have dried out (and it's not even summer yet). It looks like they will probably close for the summer again (like last year) and have started the slow process of letting it go for as long as they can with as little money put in as possible.

It's a shame that the City of Nogales doesn't support them with the water bill issue so that they can keep the place in tip top shape like they did during the winter months..

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/29/2019

Hello Jaime, thank you for reviewing our course, Kino Springs Golf Club. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear your recent experience with us may have been poor due to the course conditions and any miscommunication about the course. We will make sure to pass this along to our staff. We hope to see you again in the future.

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