Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort

3.8545941176 3.9 stars from 5 (442)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6626 yards
  • Slope: 125
  • Rating: 71.1
  • Layout

  • 100 N Dakota St, Chandler, Arizona 85225, Maricopa County
  • (800) 972-3574, (480) 963-3358
  • (480) 963-6777
  • m.sanmarcosresort.com
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Year built: 1928
Architect(s): Harry J. Collis (1928), Willie Watson (1928)
Type: Resort
Style: Traditional
Greens: Bermuda Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Collared shirt required, no denim
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6626 yards 71.1 125
White 72 6158 yards 69.3 120
Gold 72 5832 yards 67.8 117
Red (W) 73 5431 yards 70.2 119

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.9 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.6 stars from 5
Value: 4.1 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.9 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.8 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 442 Reviews
5 stars:
47
4 stars:
157
3 stars:
103
2 stars:
66
1 stars:
69

recommend this course

304 out of 437 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city at a resort near local attractions   Great for locals seniors walkers   Challenges include bunkers water hazards forced carries   Great for drinks patio dining brunch  

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Reviews


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"Enjoyable"


Ron6448189's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/19/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course in good shape. Greens are a little slow but not bad. Parking is terrible. A dog show on the driving range, what gives with this?


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Updated course is great"


rcmiller13's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/19/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

San Marcos has spent some money updating the course and it shows. Nicely trimmed fairways and fast greens. And, there are workers out continuing to upkeep the course. Not too many years ago, dead branches and trees were left to lay. Workers are out taking care of the course...what a great change!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



dennyyard's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/19/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Extremely Poorly Run"


Siegman's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/04/2017
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Reviewed on

Played on labor day. Mens club was going off front tees. Public off the back. When we turned from 18 to hole 1 there was a group on the green, a group on the fairway and 3 groups waiting to tee off. Whoever planned the tee times messed up big time. We left in disgust and my golf outing sucked. Raise rates if you need more revenue. Dont push ay too many tee times out and make the experience miserable for everyone.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Great condition"


Michael3205385's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/17/2017
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Reviewed on

August in the valley and the course was great. Staff was great. Pace was great. Great for all levels!! Play here as often as I can


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



dennyyard's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/16/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great Course"


sundance8191's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/14/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

Wonderful experience with the course

being in great shape. Friendly staff.

Beer prices are TOO high.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"better getting much better"


garryhill's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/12/2017
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Amid the weather delay, and construction around the first tee box this course is getting better. Nice old school layout big trees and guarded greens, but still needs a warm up range. Very limited area with growth of the resort and new condos being built, but could really raise the value with a true driving range and better parking!!!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"nice place to play"


jaypernik's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course is flat with a lot of roll. Greens were great but the faiways were patchy. Great value for the money and we WILL COME BACK.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course


"San Marcos Golf Review"


u000008174107's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/28/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We have played here a couple of times. MY wife enjoys this course because its nice and flat and id she likes it that means I get to play more.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



dennyyard's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/21/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Good for the price"


dhriza's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/14/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Not a bad course also not the best. Great price for an above average course although be weary of the mens league that plays in the am. They play fast and even though we were on an above average pace we had folks on are heels the whole time.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Well maintained course"


rcmiller13's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/30/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

First time to San Marcos this year, with 3 other guys that hadn't ever been there. Everybody had a great time. Fairways are trimmed nicely and greens are moderately fast. A huge improvement over the course conditions from 2 years ago and before.

Definitely will come back.

And, a Little Marcos course has been added in the driving range space, where beginners can learn or more experienced can practice their short game. Prices so you pay once and can golf all day if you want to for Little Marcos.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



jwalks2's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Most enjoyable"


u000002725709's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/24/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course has nice wide fairways so you can swing from the heels. Players weren't looking for lost balls so the pace of play was good. Nice relaxing round of golf.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Course is in the best shape I have seen it in!"


scott8353's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/08/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

I have played San Marcos since 2005. Every part of the course is in the best shape I've ever played. Tee boxes fairways bunkers and green near perfect. Staff was very friendly. My wife and I played in 3hrs 20mmins. We will be back. Thank You.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course


"Nice local course"


u000006355792's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2017
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Reviewed on

Easy layout, mostly flat with well placed bunkers to protect the greens . Greens didn't hold a ball well, but rolled true .


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course


"Decent value for low amenity course."


ddevries3's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The layout is average. The ground is hard and dry, and the greens do not hold. The ball rolls true and fast on the greens.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



Serf's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/29/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



dispatcheral's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/24/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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