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962 Reviews (962)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
97.0%
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4.5
97 Reviews (97)
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4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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4.5
189 Reviews (189)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
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Layout
4.7
Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 6515 yards
Slope 130
Rating 70.0

Lookout Mountain Golf Club at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort receives distinctions: Golf Digest placed it among the top 450 U.S. public courses, and it regularly features among Arizona's best 25 golf course. It doesn't hurt that the golf club regularly hosts eye-catching affairs like the Harmon Killebrew Invitational, the Royce Clayton Charity Classic and the Phoenix Suns Scramble. The golf course itself offers lush greens that entwine with the Sonora Desert's terrain, which the golf club says it carefully preserves, and features 18 holes of championship golf in tandem with magnificent scenery and plenty of challenges.

There's a fairly good chance that golfers will catch sight of a quail or coyote out on the Lookout Mountain Golf Club at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, and management asks that layers give the critters the right of way. In order to ensure golfers' shots go straight and don't snag in a cactus or chuckwalla, the club offers both individual and group glf lessons. This is also a place to enroll in the Hilton Golf Academy.

That's before the round at the Lookout Mountain Golf Club, though: Afterward, mosey on back to the 19th hole, called the Pointe In Tyme, for the drinkables and eatables.

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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Johnston (1989) Forrest Richardson (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Holton Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Arizona (2020 #17)

Reviews

4.5
962 Reviews (962)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 54
Dinner 29
Patio Dining 26
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 122
Bunkers 93
Forced Carries 84
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 89
Advanced Golfers 71
Locals 64
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 100
At a Resort 90
Worth the Drive 48

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Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun round

Lookout Mountain is a fun course and a good challenge. The layout, other than a stupid hole 9, is interesting. There are good carries, well placed hazards and good - fast greens.

Not amazing but a good challenging course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing Course, VERY Tough Greens Though.......

You will love this course, but it is tough to putt here. The greens are all heavily sloped and the ball will roll all the way down. Good luck out there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fastest Greens I've played in years.

Great views. Course had incredible elevated tee shots. Difficult greens. Make sure you are below the hole as much as you can.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice course - Great staff

My wife (15) and I(13) enjoyed our round. Great shape Fast greens overall great time

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Course!

Tee to green this course is only slightly challenging, offering huge fairways (on most holes) and short second shots. That said, get on or around the greens and the course becomes a lovely headache. We were fortunate to play with a gentleman who plays the course a handful of times a week and he gave us reads that I thought were ridiculous. Well, they weren’t. Awesomely fast greens with huge yet subtle steep slopes. You have to take a GOOD look at the entire green if you wish to make putts. Second shots are almost always better left 30+ feet short of the pin rather than 15+ feet past the pin. NEVER miss long and over the green as you will be left with a chip that is nearly impossible to get within 3-5’.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/12/2021

Rydawg83,
Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the course golf, layout, and conditions. Yes, the greens do offer the most protection against good scores and are often regarded as the best part of the course (especially if you like fast greens!). We look forward to seeing you again!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing views & great condition course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 01/12/2021

Chiefs22,
Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are happy that you enjoyed the golf course, conditions, and views! We look forward to your future visits!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Course

Course was in amazing condition, especially compared to other courses in the area this time of year. Fun and diverse layout. Looking forward to playing here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 01/12/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are so happy that you enjoyed your first round here and found the course to be in amazing condition. We look forward to seeing you again!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of my favorites in the valley. Greens super quick today and smooth. Awesome scenery

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 01/12/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are thrilled to be one of your favorite courses to play in Phoenix. The greens are awesome right now and always present a good challenge. We look forward to your future visits!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Day

Great value for the course. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They invited us to come back and play once we were finished. Very important that they spoke to us after the round to find out if all went well and we enjoyed ourselves. Thanks for the great day.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 01/12/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are very happy to hear that our team members treated you so well throughout your day and we do hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Stunning view as you go up and down the mountain.

This is now one of my top 5 places to play. Every hole had its own difficulty, its own mystery, and its own charming beauty. I was worried about the pace of play since the groups ahead were pretty slow. However, it gave me the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the course and the scenery of the hills and city. Would play this course again in an instant.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 01/12/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are thrilled you enjoyed your first round and we are now one of your top 5! The course does offer some amazing views and backdrops, which add to entire golf experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Overall a great course. The staff was extremely friendly with range balls and club cleaning included. Layout was fun with some great elevation holes. Pace of play was 4.5 hours, but got behind a few slower groups. Would definitely recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 12/16/2020

Dkovac5,
Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are happy that you enjoyed the golf course and were treated so well by our team members. We look forward to seeing you again!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect fairways, unbelievably fast greens, fun and challenging round

Great course conditions. Everything was in tip top shape. The greens were a bit too fast for me, but overall a really great round. Wi play again next time I'm in town

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
2b3c622c-39c8-5d87-8d99-e6fe84387199
Commented on 12/07/2020

toddmuirhead,
Thank you for taking the time to review Lookout Mountain Golf Club! We are happy that you found the course to be in such great condition. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Phoenix!

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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