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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Private
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6614 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.0

The Lakes/Dunes Course at Gainey Ranch is actually two distinct nine-hole courses of three offered at Gainey Ranch. The golf courses, which are played in three 18-hole combinations, are all unique from each other meaning that they offer a wide range of challenges. The Lakes Course naturally features several water hazards in addition to providing a delightful landscape of lush, green meadow and lovely waterways. On the last hole of the Lakes Course there is a beautiful, sparkling waterfall The Dunes Course is a desert-style course that requires shot accuracy off the tee and a light touch on the greens. Rainey Ranch's rolling terrain also provides a few uneven lies.

Course Details

Year Built 1985
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brad Benz (1985) Mike Poellot (1985) Mark Rathert (1985)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $21
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No tank tops or cutoffs.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

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5.0
3 Reviews (3)
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Reviews 61
Handicap 5-9
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Loved it so Much I played it twice

I played Gainey Ranch two days in a row because it was so beautiful and I enjoyed it so much. I don’t think I could pick a favorite nine or 18 holes - if you are lucky enough to get a chance to play here, be happy to play whatever routing they send you on!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 61
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Gorgeous everywhere!

I loved everything about Gainey Ranch. The people in the pro shop were very nice, the starters were great and starters too. The course was gorgeous everywhere! Everywhere! I was able to play all 27 holes and loved the layout of the course at every turn. Special thanks to Alex in the pro shop and Sydney on the beverage cart for making me feel welcome!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 98
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Texas Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Desert Golf rhe Way it Shoudl Be

We played the Arroyo and the Dunes nines on a mild and blustery weekday morning. These two golf courses are perfectly manicured
with amazing greens, fairways and tees.
There are many beautiful flowering plants, rocks, and decorative cacti throughout this layout.
The pace of play was well under four hours and there were no distractions here despite the existence of a small army of maintenance workers who did their best to remain invisible.
The Dunes course is relatively short with holes protected by large bunkers and steep berms. Every hole has a dogleg and none are straight
shots.
The Arroyo course plays longer, brings water into play, and has more sidehill lies and narrower fairways.
Swede was an affable and helpful starter who later showed up on the course to provide more helpful information. The proshop is fully stocked and the sign in went smoothly.
The have a beautiful clubhouse and the dining room was full at lunch.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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