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3.6
988 Reviews (988)
5 Stars
191
4 Stars
440
3 Stars
204
2 Stars
101
1 Stars
52
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.4
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
69.5%
Recommend this course
733 out of 988 reviews
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3.7
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.4
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
68.6%
Recommend this course
48 out of 70 reviews
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3.6
180 Reviews (180)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
32
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
65.6%
Recommend this course
118 out of 180 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7187 yards
Slope 135
Rating 74.4

The Pine Course at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club offers mature pines, in an appropriate contrast to its sibling golf course, the Pine Course, and is also narrower than the other golf course. What they have in common include the facts that Desmond Muirhead designed both of them and they both date back to 1972; recent renovations have also given both golf courses new greens, sand traps and bridges.

The Pine at McCormick Ranch Golf Club measures 7,187 yards, kicking off on a 398-yard par 4 that requires tee shot toward the fairway's center, leaving golfers a mid- to short-iron from the green, which slopes narrowly. Things get long by the fourth hole, one of four par-5 holes that come in at over 500 yards; this one, for example, makes you place your drive well toward right-center if you want to shoot for it in two. Close out the round of golf on the 18th hole, another long one, at 517 yards from the blue tees, and a tight hole to drive that will, thankfully, provide your last test for the day.

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Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Desmond Muirhead

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker No
Caddies No
Golf School Academy No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Reviews

3.6
988 Reviews (988)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 43
Patio Dining 31
19th Hole Scenic Views 26
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 87
Bunkers 76
Undulating Greens 40
This course/club is great for:
Locals 66
Advanced Golfers 44
Seniors 42
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 105
Near Local Attractions 32
Worth the Drive 29

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Not worth trying

With so many beautiful courses in the valley, you should skip this one . Too slow, too many houses everywhere, just not a beautiful course.
Maybe for $25 I would play it again

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Pine Course at McCormick Ranch

Typical fall weather. Wide open course, easy to find that stray ball off the fairway. Couple of slow groups kept the round frustrating.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Pine Course Always A Test

A favorite. Lots of water, trees and subtle doglegs, especially from the back tees. Good job of overseeding turf. Busy!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
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3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course in excellent shape the views on this course were great

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED PLAYING TYHIS GOURSE.
A SIGNIFICANT ISSUE I HAD FROM MY MOST RECENT
ROUND, 11/16, WAS OUT OF 18 HOLES PLAYED NOT ONE SAND TRAP/BUNKER HAD BEEN RAKED AND/OR MAINTAINED.
FOR A COURSE OF THIS QUALITY I FEEL THIS LACK OF APPROPRIATE PREPARATION FOR PLAY IS SIMPLY NOT ACCEPTABLE. IT WAS MOST DISAPPOINTING..

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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 Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course with challenging paced greens

A real treat of a course. Great shape and challenging to the shot. Friendly width on most holes with sneaky water and bunkers here and there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

AKaz

Staff was great, pace of place was excellent, practice area top notch, fairways lush, greens rolled good, wish players would repair ball marks on greens very noticeable..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough around the edges

Black soot sprinkled on all tee boxes . Shire and clothes were a mess. Tee boxes rough and greens lumpy in many areas making a clean roll tough. Staff friendly but definitily a tired course

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