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4.3
1389 Reviews (1389)
5 Stars
811
4 Stars
357
3 Stars
137
2 Stars
56
1 Stars
28
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
86.7%
Recommend this course
1213 out of 1389 reviews
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4.4
90 Reviews (90)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
90.0%
Recommend this course
81 out of 90 reviews
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4.4
213 Reviews (213)
5 Stars
128
4 Stars
53
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.7%
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189 out of 213 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 7849 yards
Slope 147
Rating 77.1
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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Fairways Bermuda with Perennial Rye overseed
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2009) Chet Williams (2009)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes - Forecaddies
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Spa, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
1389 Reviews (1389)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 79
Drinks 77
19th Hole Scenic Views 69
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 174
Bunkers 168
Forced Carries 136
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 139
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 137
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 115
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 137
At a Resort 131
In the 'Burbs 40

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
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
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Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Desert Beauy

This course is spectacular, could hardly concentrate on my game as I kept taking pictures and admiring the views. Pace of play was fantastic and the staff are amazing a real treat

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this track

Been away from AZ due to COVID glad to return to DOVE great track greens were a little patchy but throughly enjoyed the day

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

love this course BUT

down to AZ for annual trip and HAVE TO PLAY DM. the course was a pretty and challenging as always BUT the Greens are NOT in good shape at all. for the money there are courses that are not going through bad greens issues. That being said the course is a MUST PLAY just disappointed that the greens were not good. The undulations are what make these greens and when you are putting them and adding mine field conditions it makes it very difficult.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

As good as it gets!

We had a perfect day weather wise and the course conditions were great. You need to be aware that this course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and he made it challenging. You have to lay up, get out of bunkers that are over your head and offer up a few balls to the gods of the desert. You need to remember to look around and appreciate the day you are having, and then go back to your realization that Jack was a real great golfer and you are not.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

wow!

this place is crazy nice. the day was perfect, the course in excellent condition and I got paired with a nice 3 some of guys from Canada that were really fun. the start asked if I'd ever been there and when I said no I was surprised to hear him say, 'this course is really hard so be careful out there'. it's difficult for sure but much of that is because it has some Nicklaus surprises lurking for those that have never played the course - fairways that can be hit through but don't look it, etc. great place, nice area, will definitely go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Dont pay that price for this course

The layout is ok , the rought and the fairway is 4/5 but the greens … the worst greens in the Arizona … we paid 150$ us for this course … and the greens are 1/5 … the speed is not the same on each hole .. the roll is not good and the quality is horrible … it seem to need water …

Go to Ventana canyon or Mountain for this price !!! Sewailo is better too …

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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 Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

We love all 3 9-hole courses !!

Every year in early November we visit Oro Valley.
This year we played 9 rounds in 11 days, Dove Mountain twice !
Just so beautiful out there, the views, the fairways, good fast greens...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Course, But Hard

The course is quite nice, but pretty hard. Was in very good condition. Maybe too hard for high handicap players. Saw a wild pig on the course as an extra highlight.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great But

Maybe its the time of year but the greens were really furry. Almost non golf course like,. Otherwise I had a great experience. I did play two other area courses, One had real greens and the other was just like these. ``````````

Conditions Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wild Burro was our front nine. It was cart-path only, no one mentioned that at checkIn And they turned on the green side sprinklers on hole nine, making it hard to play. The Saguaro course was better.

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

Jack is devious!

Beautiful desert courses. Difficult and challenging. Great staff and easy to book. Quiet out there with no one pushing behind us or us having to wait. All our own pace. Beautiful winter day. Played Wild Boar (no cart on fairway) and Saguaro - could use cart path and drive on all fairways but #4).

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Our yearly visit

It's the best. Most beautiful enviornment. Be patient, it's difficult for Index 25 or higher....

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
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
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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