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4.2
263 Reviews (263)
5 Stars
112
4 Stars
102
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.2
77.9%
Recommend this course
224 out of 263 reviews
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4.7
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
77.8%
Recommend this course
7 out of 9 reviews
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4.4
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
79.5%
Recommend this course
31 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Desert/Traditional
Par 72
Length 7017 yards
Slope 127
Rating 73.1

Unlike many other Scottsdale courses, Kierland Golf Club's three nines sprawl across rolling hills without a single cactus in sight. The nines are played in three different 18-hole combinations. The Mesquite/Ironwood Course is has player-friendly fairways that are generous and easy and the green are large but not particularly undulating or fast, which makes the golf course accessible to a range of different skill levels. The course isn't entirely forgiving though. The Mesquite nine may be the flattest of the three nines but it is also the toughest. The par-4 sixth is especially demanding. The challenges of Mesquite are balanced by the player-friendly nature of the Ironwood nine. There is some strategic mounding but overall the links design is very approachable. The golf course ends with its signature hole, a classic risk-reward opportunity with a lake to the right and sand traps to the left.

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways TiffEagle Grass
Greens TiffEagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Scott Miller

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
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
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
263 Reviews (263)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Patio Dining 13
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 38
Undulating Greens 25
Water Hazards 20
This course/club is great for:
Entertaining Clients 23
A Weekend Splurge 20
Advanced Golfers 19
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 36
Convenient to the City 33
Near Local Attractions 19

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4.0
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Expensive resort course

Disappointed in the fairway conditions of this course. People don’t fill divots or take bunkers. Play was slow uneven lies every where

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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3.0
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Conditions Good
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Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
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Reviews 7
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Conditions Excellent
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Reviews 9
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Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 3
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Conditions Excellent
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Reviews 7
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Skill Intermediate
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Fun time

Excellent condition. Fun layout. Played in just under 4 hours. We would have been close to 3 hours but the group in front was not letting faster groups through. Enjoyed the round. Staff was super friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
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4.0
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Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 81
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course

This is a beautiful resort course. Allows you to spray the ball without losing too many. Very lush. I really enjoy playing here as its green with plenty of shade. Some tee boxes don't have much shade, but other than that, its very nice.

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Fun course…

Overall fun course and will definitely play again. The back nine greens were rough as they were just recently punched. Areas around the greens very wet leading to plugged approaches. But the staff was great and the beer was cold…great time.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overbooked

The course was terribly overbooked - almost a five hour round on a Thursday! I’ve played here many times and that was the slowest round to date.

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

A good deal for the $

Played with a nice guy I met on the first tee.Temp was 116 started at 2pm.Price was under $60. We both we were both attracted by the price. The pics I saw of the course led me to believe it would be more intimidating the course was straight forward.If You drive it fairly straight the design makes it hard to loose a ball ( most fairways slope to the middle..Had a nice time. Play for the bargain rate if you can take the heat.

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

A Golfers Desert Dream

Great courses, great staff. It was 112 degrees but you would hardly notice. We desert rats can find shade anywhere and ice water was always nearby. Good practice facility and snack bar. Ray, the starter, was a really cool dude. Very helpful and friendly with a wisecrack or two about my favorite football team. I live in Tucson and this will be my course of choice whenever I’m in the area.

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