Sun Mountain at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort: View from #1
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4.8
568 Reviews (568)
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435
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5
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
97.4%
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552 out of 568 reviews
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4.9
21 Reviews (21)
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18
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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4.8
67 Reviews (67)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
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Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
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4.8
97.0%
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65 out of 67 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Desert/Links
Par 72
Length 7112 yards
Slope 140
Rating 73.4

At the Sun Mountain course at the Las Vegas Paiute Resort, Pete Dye uses the rolling terrain in an almost links-style design.

Straying from fairways can put you in the fescue grass, but this isn't the ball-gobbling fescue you'd expect from Dye. If anything Sun Mountain plays easier than Snow Mountain. The 140 slope rating from the back tees might even seem a little inflated when you're out on the course.

Which isn't to say it's a complete pushover. It's still a Dye after all. It still has bunkers you'll remember. Or lose sleep over.

Take the green-guarding bunker on the 219-yard par-3 14th. It is so steep in front that you almost have to hit the ball straight up in the air to get it out successfully. Some hackers become so unnerved by this bunker that they hit out backward, going back toward the fairway to escape. Yes, even at his kindler, gentler best, Pete Dye can make golfers retreat on a course.

Sun does not hit you with much water, but it makes good use of the vast Paiute landscape. There are huge desert areas between the holes, giving each hole a sense of isolation. You're not going to be observing someone's shank on a parallel fairway.

Also known as Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort - Tav-Ai-Kaiv Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Pete Dye (1996)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes - 40 tees
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
568 Reviews (568)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 40
19th Hole Scenic Views 37
Patio Dining 17
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 58
Water Hazards 46
Undulating Greens 30
This course/club is great for:
Playing Multiple Courses 54
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 45
Advanced Golfers 43
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 63
Convenient to the City 20
In the 'Burbs 6

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5.0
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Average weather
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Piaute

2nd time playing Sun. Beautiful course great condition, surrounded by the desert with distant views of mountains in all directions with no houses within miles. Greens were in very in very good condition and rolled true a bit on the fast side. Good time had by all in our group.

Course is a bit out of the way north of Las Vegas, but worth the trip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Really nice course in the middle of the desert

I really enjoyed this course. It was in great shape. The staff was friendly. The pace of play was the only issue. It was okay at first but the people in front of us got really slow about halfway through the round. I'm not sure if it was because of the group in front of them but they took such a long time putting at every hole. Other than that, everything was great.

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

Ithe first nine hole were amazing, but cold.
However, it was so cold and windy we did not finish 18 holes we booked. Wish there could have been a cold /wind reimbursement of some kind .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Pure

Fantastic course condition, excellent layout, and the staff are great. It’s a bit further from the strip, but absolutely worth it. I’ve played 2 out of the 3 courses and looking forward to playing Snow next time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

I’ll play anytime

Love when I get invited out to Paiute. All courses are great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Perfect

LISTEN!
This place is perfect. Greens are absolutely perfect, fairways are unbelievable, bunkers are tight but awesome, rough is perfect length, course is challenging, and the people maintaining it care about us, the customers. I’d play here every day. It was windy and playing from the tips was a challenge but we enjoyed it very much. I’ll remember this place for a long time. Thank you!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

I'm not happy

I am a local and using your app to find courses due to over seeding of my course. Will never use your app again, nor will I recommend it. Got to the course and was informed that my local rate would have been $70 X 2 =$140. You charged me $155 X 2 = $310.

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Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course in Good Condition

This course was in excellent condition. Good round. Pricey, but way better than Arroyo or Angel Park. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course.

After playing Angel Park and Arroyo, we finally got out on a course in good condition. Paiute was much more upscale. A bit pricey, but worth it. We had a great round of golf.

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

Great Condition

Course was in very good condition. Staff was friendly, I arrived 2 1/2 early and had a very tasty breakfast at a real reasonable price. Nice practice area for chipping, putting and of course driving range.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun in the sun

We played the Sun Mountain course; there was no one ahead of us or behind us. The staff was amazing and the course was beautiful. I want to come back to play the other two courses.

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