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3.5
121 Reviews (121)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.0
74.1%
Recommend this course
91 out of 121 reviews
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1.0
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Conditions
2.0
Value
2.0
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4.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.0
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3.5
27 Reviews (27)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 62
Length 3751 yards
Slope 88
Rating 58.9

Course Details

Year Built 1971
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1971)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.5
121 Reviews (121)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 10
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
Beginners 17
Walkers 14
Locals 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 23

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Reviews 7
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Irresponsible New Ownership! Unfortunate & Disgraceful.

I would not recommend this course to anyone. Ownership recently changed and the new ownership (Generation Golf, LLC) is not a company that I can in good conscience do business with. Prior to the new management, Dorado GC was very nice executive course. Conditions were always good, staff was friendly, and the course & environment were welcoming to beginning golfers. However, since Generation Golf took over operations in mid-May, it is no longer a course I can golf. I had golfed there once since the changeover on May 30. Apparently, at that time they must have still been using the old reservation system. On my next visit there on July 18, the reservation system must have been synced with the system used at the other course they operate in Tucson (Rolling Hills GC).

Upon check-in that day, when I gave my name I was told that I was not longer allowed to golf at Dorado GC. Prior to that visit, (and even though I made my tee time time reservation in my own name over the phone) I had never been informed that I was being denied service at ANY golf course. But on this visit upon check-in I was told that there was a note on my reservation and I was no longer allowed to golf there. When I requested an explanation, none was immediately provided. Upon insistence as to the reason, eventually the manager informed me it was due to a complaint I had made in December at Rolling Hills GC to the general manager (and executive director of Generation Golf, Dorado's new ownership).

The complaint was regarding that course's lack of adherence to Pima County's emergency masking order in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. On that visit, there were no signs posted for the mandatory masking requirement in or around the pro shop, and I watched patrons come and out not wearing any face coverings nor even attempting to maintain a 6' distance with anyone else. There was also a large group of drunk, unmasked patrons congregating on the covered patio area just in front of the clubhouse & pro shop. Not a single employee said anything, and watched as those drunk, unmaksed patrons walked in and out of the pro shop and indoor restrooms.

So I have now been 'blacklisted' from all courses that Generation Golf, LLC operates, in retribution for my complaint that they were in violation of the County Health emergency order. I cannot in good conscience support, nor recommend Dorado now, nor any other course operated by this management group. I'm sure the general manager of Dorado & executive director, Generation Golf, LLC will never admit to this. He did inform me in an email since my last unsuccessful visit to the course, that I was permanently being denied service (and "anyone associated with me") due to 'disagreements' with them in the past at both courses. I found that quite interesting, as I had only golfed Dorado once since they took over operations there and had no issues on that visit. I have had no contact with the general manager since I emailed him with my complaint on Rolling HIlls GC in December. He never responded to that email complaint, and I never returned to Rolling Hills again after that appalling and disturbing visit there in December.

I will miss the course that Dorado once was, and it's unfortunate that the course in now owned and operated by an irresponsible management group. I also cannot recommend that anyone give a company their patronage that refuses to maintain a safe environment for its employees and patrons, and violates local country heath ordinances. Inexcusable and disgraceful.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Great for beginners

Easy pace, challenging layout for beginners. Inconsistent greens: some fast but acceptable and some just dry, rock solid. No beverages offered around course, just clubhouse.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beginner

I’m a beginner to golf. This was an easy course to play at. The pace was good. I think if anything my bf and I were the slow ones. But we kept up with the couple ahead of us. So I’d think we were okay. The ONLY thing that was eh was no beverages. I like to drink some beer on the course. And they don’t offer any beverages. But other then that. A great course for beginners. We did all 18 holes in about 3 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Day At Dorado

First time and we will be back. Good golf rates and check in moved quickly after computer started working. Nice layout for a mature course. Highly recommend but slow play in spots on a Saturday.

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

Fun little course

Great little executive course, a bit pricey for the amount of golf you actually play. Nice carts. Could use better on course signage as cart paths are often not obvious. Overall, fun little course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Future is doubtful

Might have been a fun executive course many years ago. Not much to say today. Dry. Dusty. Tired. Hard baked greens.

Play Rolling at Hill instead.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow pace of play

Beautiful course for walking but no beverages available on course and no ranger to keep pace of play. Foursome in front of us were so slow and didn’t seem to care they were holding everyone up. On course portapotty was awful and if you can hold it till you do finish the better. I

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A little pricey in comparison

Pros:
Great, friendly staff. Easy course. Good greens condition
Cons:
No beverage service or bar. Very dusty cart paths. Started later than tee time because of lack of carts. Fairways and bunkers VERY dry.
My opinion:
Overpriced in comparison to local courses.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

This is not a a Golf course

It was not fair for what was charged. Very bad!!
Fue un robo!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Extremely overpriced

Course was way overpriced. Got behind a 5 some who never offered our 3 some to play through. We jumped in front of them at the turn when they stopped at the clubhouse. They didn’t seem happy about us hitting when they got to the tee. We played the front 9 in over 2 hours and the back 9 in 70 minutes. It is a par 62, 3000 yards.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Alternative

Want to play golf in 3 hours on a reasonable course with friendly staff? This is a good choice!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Sunday

My wife took me and my daughter and son in law to this course for my birthday. I hadn’t golfed in a while so this was a good course to get my feet wet in. The staff was very friendly, the course was good, and we enjoyed our day.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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