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Conditions
2.4
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
1.5
72.5%
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75 out of 126 reviews
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3.5
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3.3
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4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
2.0
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4.3
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23 out of 26 reviews
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2.9
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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
1.5
StaffFriendliness
3.9
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48 out of 61 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 60
Length 3660 yards
Slope 100
Rating 59.2
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The Lakes at Ahwatukee Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1980
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda 328 Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gary Panks (1980)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Ahwatukee Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No tank tops or cutoffs.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

2.8
126 Reviews (126)
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Mark H

The popularity is picking up quickly so plans for beverage carts and or club house should be in the works to ensure future loyalty for the longevity of the course. Also no bathroom facilities, anything would help. I know things take time but the future looks great but the details will help secure the success of the future

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

this course is going to be great

I don't know the whole story, but this course once existed and then languished, It's in the process of being reborn. Currently operating on a shoestring budget, the money seems to be going into the course.
You're going to want the be in the fairways because the waste areas are brutal. There several lakes that aren't lakes. They're dry. But try to envision how difficult this track will be when the ponds are flooded, It's heavily bunkers and the are tricky.
There isn't a clubhouse or restaurant. No snack bar or bar, There aren't even trash cans on the course. But try to enjoy this upstart and believe that you're built something

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed

First time playing a course in Arizona and this course wasn't up to par. No water, no clubhouse, no real amenities.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Not what I expected

The Lakes at Ahwatukee should be the Lake beds of Ahwatukee, one lake and a bunch of holes. No clubhouse, no restaurant that is on the website.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No frills just golf

No clubhouse, no cart person, no vending of any kind, no alcohol license, no marshall. Course conditions were good and greens slow but good. Very slow play. For afternoon you can’t beat pride just make sure you bring anything you want to drink. Nothing available sat course. Will play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Course still undergoing repairs

Length of course fits my game and stamina for walking. Greens, fairways on most holes good but the rough is mainly raw dirt. Still a ways to go for this course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Coming back to life

This course was closed in 2013, and opened again a couple of months ago in 2022. The tee boxes, fairways and greens are in good shape, but the rest of the course looks like the moon. The owner was forced via a lawsuit to reopen the course, but he has only done the bare minimum to revive it. No bathrooms (only full porta potties), no water stations (important when in the desert). It’s a great course layout to work on your short game, but be prepared for a lot of wreckage of missing trees and dry lakes along the way.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 25
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The lakes is a diamond in the rough

Not too pretty surrounding the course but the course is a solid track

Good value for price

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Greens are short and fast, good grass seeded this year

This place honestly impressed me today. I’d heard it was a a bad course before, but my expectations were proven wrong. Amenities wise, not much to speak of. However despite this, the new grass seeded this season culminated in a great experience. Super fast greens (probably 8-9 speed), well groomed fairways, and a fun course layout. Good pricing for this time of year too (paid 27 dollars to walk). Overall on par or better than rolling hills.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good short game practice

Fun little course. You get to pull out the driver a few times but it is afterall a par 60. Still has some barespots to fill in and ponds to fill, but it's fun anyway. It's a good value at $30.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Under Reconstruction

Looks like the back nine is undergoing a big rebuild. Various temp facilities while they work but ice that they are open. No doubt it will get better as time passes. There are many dry or bare earth areas but if you keep it on the fairway they are nice. The greens are growing ok but are in a big need of rolling. Putting is a little like playing Chinese Checkers…Staff was great, welcoming and accommodating

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 38
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

decent course

Executive course with some challenging holes. Greens were in decent shape. Enjoyed the round as I only paid $11 via Golfnow. Not a scenic course...with a Jack in the Box almost on one of the fairways, but I will play it again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course is up and running needs more work

I played Awhatukee Lakes and it has come a long way since opening back up. They have carts now and all 18 holes are open. The greens and fairways were in good condition a little shaggy but standard for this time of year in AZ. With some more work and upgrades like finishing restrooms, rebuilding clubhouse, getting a snack bar or concession stand up. I think the course would be an excellent place for a short round Par 60 executive course and it has a nice layout. I hope they keep putting in money and work because it's a great course with a lot of potential. I would play it again for the low price and I would say if they cut and roll the greens and get the rest of the course work done soon it's going to stay busy all winter.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 25
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 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0

Showed up for 630am tee time and no one was there. Waste of time.

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