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739 Reviews (739)
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
88.2%
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4.3
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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4.5
111 Reviews (111)
5 Stars
77
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
84.7%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Desert
Par 71
Length 7009 yards
Slope 144
Rating 72.8

Pinnacle at Troon North represents a stunning, challenging golf experience blended into the high Desert's natural beauty with steep arroyos, natural washes and forests of saguaros and desert foliage. Portions of some fairways are hidden behind boulders and hills. Huge greens surrounded by large bunkers and sloping terrain challenge golfers on every approach shot.

A round of golf on the Pinnacle Course at the Troon North Golf Club kicks off on a par-4 hole that measures 392 yards from the Black tees. Things get crazy long on the 16th hole, a par 5 that plays to 609 yards from the Black tees. By that measure, the 18th hole will be a cakewalk, at par-4 and just 447 yards from the Black tee to the clubhouse.

After finishing the Pinnacle Course at Troon North Golf Club, head to the Grille, which offers a view of others trying to complete the course you've conquered, as well as the desert.

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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Bermuda grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Weiskopf (1995) Phil Smith

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes, caddies and forecaddies
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
739 Reviews (739)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 53
19th Hole Scenic Views 42
Patio Dining 35
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 59
Forced Carries 57
Elevation Changes 54
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 62
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 61
Advanced Golfers 61
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 69
In the 'Burbs 22
Convenient to the City 15

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Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Bad Luck with Group in Front

It was Cart Path only which was fine and the pace of play was what was expected, until the last 2 holes. It looked like they had sent out a group of 12 (3 4-somes) in front and they decided to congregate on the 17th hole, and holding up all the groups behind them by about 20-30 minutes. We tried to contact the clubhouse via their carts like we were instructed to but no one came. It was also unfortunate they did not have a marshall.

The groups in front of us were extremely inconsiderate as we continuously saw fresh/new pitch marks on the greens that were not repaired and trash littered on multiple holes (snack bags, beer cans, ball sleeves, etc).

Wish they had a better system of controlling these people as it really ruined the experience.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow

Beautiful course but slow play (5 hours) is unacceptable at this price. They should know better

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I Expected Better

This course has a great track. It’s challenging but would be great for any level of golfer. The staff in the pro shop were excellent, the starter “average”. The fairways were in great shape and had just been over seeded. My disappointment came with the greens. They made the course feel very “touristy” in that the greens were pockmarked with divots and I wouldn’t have expected that based on the cost to play this course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awful pace of play

Course was cart path only. It took us 3 hours to play 9 holes. I have never played a round of golf anywhere in the world this slow. Awful.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The longest day in golf

Course in decent shape, but no Marshall It took us 6 and 1/2 hours to play 18 holes. At the end of the round we were just trying to finish. People we’re steady coming around us from 15 in because they had had enough and knew there was no way they would finish before dark. Just sad paying this much money to be miserable

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible Tee Time Management & a “Water” Tax

I have been waiting for months to play this course. Extremely expensive place to play for your average Joe. First things first, Troon charges a “water tax”that wasn’t on any documents from Golfnow. It was $10 more for us with the explanation of “we have to truck water in” Ridiculous. No other course in AZ does this in my years of golfing the Phoenix area. Course was in beautiful condition and has breath taking views. The Monument course was closed for seeding. We were on the Pinnacle course. Troon decided in their infinite wisdom to overload the course with foursome after foursome. The first 4 holes went by with minor waiting for the group in front of us. At Hole 5 we sat and waited for 25 minutes until the 3 groups in front of us were able to clear. The course Marshall was a very nice man and was able to get us a refund due to the fact that the course was overloaded and we wouldn’t finish before dark. Unbelievably disappointing. Luckily the course manager was reachable by phone in order to get us our refund from the kid in the pro shop. Completely unacceptable behavior from supposedly the best course in Arizona. I will be taking my business elsewhere.

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

Troon North Monument course

A memorable experience at the Troon North, although we could only finish 14 holes. Our tee was at 2:50pm (at $146). However the pace was at minimum 4.5 hours round so we didn’t finish before it’s dark. The range was closed due to over seeding so no proper warm up. Hope to come back to finish it sometime in the future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course

6 players. All really liked the course. Practice area closed and not announced when tee times booked. Greens were heavily ball-marked.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Overrated

This was by far the worst golf course we played in the Phoenix Scottsdale area this week. The fairways were torn up and the greens were in terrible shape. Our round took almost 5 hours, and that is only playing 14 holes. Way overpriced for what you are going to get. Would not recommend playing right now!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Steve ryder

Very busy place. Great layout but needs some TLC
Greens were very banged up but we played at 3 pm
Pace of play was very slow and no ranger in sight
Had a 5 some bachelor party 2 groups ahead of us and was extremely slow..
Would like to go back and enjoy it more

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Rough start but fun in the end

Was initially disappointed the driving range was closed for maintenance. Would have been nice to know that ahead of time. I have lots of stiff joints and it requires a lot of time to loosen up on the range (or somewhere) in order to find my swing for the day and be ready to play. Unfortunately, that affected my front 9. The back improved quite a bit once I was loosened up a bit. Had a hard time gauging the greens and kept hitting the low side of the hole. However, the scenery more than made up for the poor round. Can't wait to come back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course

I love playing Troon north. I was disappointed only in that the driving range was closed. If you are going to play a great course, you like to enjoy the experience, not just starting swinging away.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Troon North on the Cheap

This course is excellent in the summer. Great conditions and fees are much more reasonable. Our rate was only $81 on Teeoff.com. Would not pay $200+ for this course in the winter. My difficulty rating is based on the Silver tees which was about 6200 yards. Fairways are generous and not much protects the greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Golf Packages
FROM $197 (USD)
PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE | Enjoy 4 nights' accommodations at a Private Condo or House Rental and 4 rounds of golf at Troon North Golf Club, Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club & Boulders Golf Club.
FROM $187 (USD)
PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE | Enjoy 4 nights' accommodations in a Private Condo or Home rental and 4 rounds of golf at Troon North Golf Club, Westin Kierland Golf Club, The Phoenician Golf Club and Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club.
$69,750 (USD)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ | This exclusive golf experience includes a 3 nights's stay at Four Seasons Troon North, 2 rounds of golf at Troon North Golf Club and a day with Colin Montgomerie.
FROM $357 (USD)
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PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE | Enjoy 3 nights' accommodations at The Boulders Resort & Spa and 3 rounds of golf at Troon North Golf Club Pinnacle Course, The Boulders South Course and North Course.
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