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4.5
930 Reviews (930)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
28
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
94.2%
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4.5
65 Reviews (65)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.9%
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4.6
158 Reviews (158)
5 Stars
106
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.6%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional/Desert
Par 72
Length 7078 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.2

Raven Golf Club - Phoenix features a one-of-a-kind round of desert golf. Its fairways are lined with Georgia pine, and its greens have more tiers than one - the kind of golf course that only Gary Panks and David Graham could imagine, and a can't-miss on your next golf trip to Phoenix. Over the ages, the golf club has garnered all sorts of recognition.

The layout features plush, rolling fairways framed by thousands of mature trees, as well as vistas of rugged desert mountains and the Phoenix skyline. The golf course's flexible, strategic design offers a challenge for all players, and the variety it presents will give you the opportunity to use nearly every club in your bag.

That said, the Raven Golf Club - Phoenix might be the perfect place to turn a business trip to Phoenix into a golf trip to Phoenix - it's handy to Sky Harbor Airport and downtown Phoenix.

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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Graham (1995) Gary Panks (1995) Gary Stephenson (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt and bermuda shorts required. No denim.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Arizona (2017 #25)

Reviews

4.5
930 Reviews (930)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 63
Patio Dining 29
Brunch 24
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 103
Undulating Greens 58
Water Hazards 49
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 83
Locals 69
Entertaining Clients 51
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 99
Near the Airport 94
Worth the Drive 47

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Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Really fun course to play, great shape, VERY friendly service from all. Bob the marshal kept us entertained with some great comedy

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

One to definitely play

Just opened post reseeding and the course conditions were great, greens just a tad slow as expected but true roll, room for minor errors off the tee, fun & challenging for all level golfers. May be a bit more difficult for your lady golfer playing forward tees, although mine is very competitive. We found the staff to be exceptionally friendly. We will definitely play again and highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great Place

The staff was outstanding! Very professional, accommodating, friendly making you feel right at home! Course was in great shape. Play was a bit slow but was partially due to the need to keep carts on the cart path due to this time of year grounds keeping. Other than that, great value for the money and will go back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

First time

The fairways and greens are immaculate. Cart path only but worth it since the fairways are amazing. Challenging but fun course. Highly recommended

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course..

Perfect day to get out.. Recently overseeded, but didn’t affect anything. Maybe the greens could have been a bit faster but that is just my preference . Some of the traps were a little crusty but otherwise good course in good shape..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing

Overseeding

Charging the same price as usual while overseeding is a scam. There is no notice either that they were overseeding. Be honest to your customers.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Hit Or Miss Experience

I have played Raven in the past and it was one of my favorite courses in the Phoenix area. What I did not realize was how much that was dependent on the course conditions. I recently played and given the price of nearly $100 I assumed the course was in good shape.
I was disappointed to arrive and see that the course grass was almost completely dead in preparation for over-seeding,. It is possible to have a good round during over-seed prep if the greens and tee-boxes remain in good condition. We found the greens to be rock hard and many of the teeboxes to be completely under construction with all of the different tee colors pushed all the way forward.
I normally love this course and would have been fine with the round today if we hadn't being near peak rates. $40-50 would have been appropriate, not $100.
Wait until over-seed is done.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout

1st time playing this layout, and wasn’t disappointed. Played firm and fast, and course layout was wonderful. 2 complaints…1) no one rakes the bunkers!! 2) course is closing in less than a week for overseeding… you can’t wait a few days before you shut down all the par 3 tee boxes? You’re gonna be closed for 3 weeks… a few days won’t make that much of a difference…

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Very nice course that I will play again

Enjoyed the course, just didn’t have my best stroke going on this day. Will have to comeback in the future to play again. Conditions were fine, but they were replacing some of the tee boxes. Pace of play was fine, but I didn’t feel welcomed by some of the other patrons. Stares and no replies from people I tried being friendly too.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyed the layout

Course was in good condition, greens rolled well. The only issues were the sand traps had very little sand. Also, redoing tee boxes on Hole 1 and all 4 Par 3 holes. You have to tee off from the front tees on those holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course value

The course was in great shape. Greens were true and pretty quick. Loved the tree lined fairways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent course

Amazing condition and great space between groups. Pace of play was perfect and know one pushing from behind.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Monsoon rainfall hurt bunker conditions

We overlooked the bunker conditions due to the recent heavy rainfall. We know they’ll be returning to normal sometime soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great golf experience

Course is fair for any level of player. I’m a professional and played with two average golfers. We had a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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