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4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.7
82.4%
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4.5
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Pace
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7439 yards
Slope 137
Rating 75.8

El Tinto Golf Club (formerly known as TPC Cancun) has an environmentally friendly layout that is a popular destination for the PGA Tour. It serves as host to several events throughout the year. When crafting the course, special care was taken to protect the native flora and fauna. As a result El Tinto blends seamlessly into the existing environment. The Nick Price design also utilizes the terrain's natural elevation changes and water features. It's a challenging but fair test with more than 80 strategically placed bunkers and five lakes that come into play throughout. You will encounter some tricky holes but the different sets of tees cater to players of every skill level. El Tinto G.C. is conveniently situated just minutes from all the major area hotels and it's less than a half hour from Playa Del Carmen.

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Course Details

Year Built 2012
Fairways Platinum Paspalum Grass
Greens Platinum Paspalum Grass
Golf Season Year round. High Season: November - April
Architect Nick Price (2012)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.2
50 Reviews (50)
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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

January Saturday morning in Cancun

To be honest I picked this course due to the lower cost than other Cancun golf courses. It’s close to the airport so pretty far from the hotel zone and is about 60 bucks. The best part of the course is the greens and the cheap beer on the course. The course is also very long and the course was very wet even though it hadn’t rained in Cancun in 4 days. I believe it was over watered. Also bring a towel! They don’t have any. For a country club this is not a good sign. There were a few large weeds that needed tending but not to bad. Bunkers could have been raked because most of the players not raking. All in all fair for the price in paradise but could be so much better.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

With wide fairways, but long, the course is challenging enough for a high handicapper, without losing a box of balls.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Course, could use some TLC for a former TPC

The course was nice but a little wet. Facilities could use some upgrades, range balls were decades old and the range was mediocre at best. The course had a nice layout and was relatively easy for a low to mid handicap golfer. It was my first time at this course but will try and find better quality courses for the price.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I do like this course

First off - I’ve played this course many times. This particular time the course was very wet, I know there was a lot rain here recently but this course obviously does not drain particularly well. Many areas on the fairway were soupy soft which definitely made the course ilonger and tougher. Staff was super friendly as always and a very helpful. Overall we had a good day even though we didn’t have particularly good rounds. Will come back because in general I like this course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Former TPC Course Is Great Fun

In the Cancun area you can pay up to $350 for championship golf, by booking last minute on Golf Now I got just under $100 for a former TPC course. Although the surrounding development appears to have been put on hold and the course amenities no longer high end, the key to this course is that the underlying design is still a terrific Nick Price TPC layout. Greens could be better shape but the rest of the course is maintained. So if you are in Cancun for a while and want to play excellent courses but not break the bank you should try this one. Very long from the tips, I played the Blues (middle) and lots of people play the Whites.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Cancun C C - El Tinto

Course was in great shape … so many bunkers! Possibly should have played from blue tees vs whites.
Awesome roll on the greens.

Staff were very attentive … very good Covid protocols.

Shower facilities available … brought our own towels, but there might be towels there, just didn’t ask.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent pace of place

Play Monday 10/18/2021
Friendly staff very helpful for being my first time in Cancun I will definitely comeback to the tinto golf course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value for the money

I played the course in the afternoon and the price after 12pm was fantastic! The building was clean and staff was super friendly. Carts are older with no GPS, the score cards are simple with no yardages to trouble or landing areas .That is a bit of a problem due to the fact that there are bunkers everywhere on this course and quite a bit of blind shots. All in all a great time with friends for the recreational golfer.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Very Unfriendly and Unhelpful staff

I booked a tee time here on vacation. I couldn’t get a hold of the staff on the phone despite calling the number listed online several times. In the description they promise round trip with the package purchased online but this is not the case. (I’m not sure if they changed this, checked the details). Even after showing up the staff was unfriendly and uninterested in providing any kind of customer service. The course was nice but I will certainly not golf here again.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
3.0
First Time Playing

So close to being a nice place

The infrastructure is there for this place to be an amazing experience. The clubhouse/pro shop was small but clean and classy looking. Outside staff was good, inside staff left a lot to be desired. Separate smaller building near practice facility housed bathrooms, locker rooms, teaching studio, and "grille." Don't come hungry, that grille was small, didn't appear to have any options, and overall the inside of this building was dirty and rundown.

Practice facilities could be great, they have a large range, large short game area, and large putting green. But all 3 were in lousy condition. Range balls were Nitros (they still exist?????) and they were old and dirty. Golf cart was a little sketchy too, parking brake didn't work and the ride on it was rough despite cart paths being in great condition. No GPS on the carts, and my GPS golf watch did not recognize the course. Some marked sprinkler heads, but they were widely spaced out. Par 3s had no yardage markers on tees.

The course itself is fine, fairways are very wide and generous, green complexes are fairly flat. Bunkers were well placed, as I ended up in more than I want to admit. Every hole is tree lined and if you didn't see the airplanes taking off from nearby CUN Airport, you would feel like you are in a very rural area. And yet it was only 15 minutes from my hotel in the Zona Hotelera. Greens on the course were in better shape than practice green, but not great either. Fairways were fine but had patches of crap in too many spots. Bunkers were decently maintained and had lots of fluffy sand.

Overall, the place reeks of failed master planned community. They built it and no one came. Yet you see ads everywhere selling homesites around the course, but no one is buying them. With some love and care, this place could easily be a top resort, but as it is now, not worth the $125 green fee paid.

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

DONT PAY THE PRICE

This was A great layout for intermediate golfers, the course was fair, fairways were generous but in poor at best condition , greens were 6 out of 10 condition fairly quick and relatively smooth but the course itself look like a ghost town. I would not recommend this for the price you have to pay it should have been a much better venue. If I was going to choose a golf course I have played many in Phoenix Arizona that we’re almost twice is good for half the price. It would be a good play for $75!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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