Golf Club of Estrella

4.3630000000 4.4 stars from 5 (405)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7139 yards
  • Slope: 139
  • Rating: 73.1
  • Layout

  • 11800 S Golf Club Dr, Goodyear, Arizona 85338, Maricopa County
  • (623) 386-2600
  • estrellagolf.com
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Year built: 1999
Architect(s): Jack Nicklaus, Jr.
Type: Public
Style: Desert
Greens: TiffDwarf Grass
Fairways: TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

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

Tees | Layout

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7139 yards 73.1 139
Gold 72 6733 yards 71.0 129
Gold (W) 72 6733 yards 77.5 142
Silver 72 6249 yards 68.4 123
Silver (W) 72 6249 yards 75.1 138
Copper (W) 72 5695 yards 72.1 124
Copper 72 5695 yards 65.9 116
Jade (W) 72 5124 yards 68.5 116
Jade 72 5124 yards 63.0 104

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.4 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.4 stars from 5
Value: 4.2 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.8 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.1 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 405 Reviews
5 stars:
208
4 stars:
149
3 stars:
36
2 stars:
11
1 stars:
1

recommend this course

373 out of 401 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive in the 'burbs convenient to the city   Great for advanced golfers wildlife/ scenic views locals   Challenges include bunkers forced carries elevation changes   Great for drinks patio dining 19th hole specials  

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"Nice day"


u047552635's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/21/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was great. First time playing there having heard it was good. Only drawback is that I played with my 73 year old father in law, and the walks seemed all uphill from green to carts, wore him out on a hot day.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/20/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/14/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


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


"Golf Club of Estrella"


u000004472984's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/11/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Had a fantastic time; pace of play was steady and course was in excellent shape; staff was exceptionally friendly and accommodating; will definitely keep it on my list to play again when visiting the Phoenix area


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


"Nice course but overpriced"


sharonrobinson's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/10/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was nice but overpriced at $110. Rocks in the bunkers (a pet peeve).


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course



chrischamp's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/10/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


I recommend this course




4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/09/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course . The fairways were the best that I have seen in Phoenix area. Greens were a little grainy but very playable. Pace got slow around the 16th hole but still was able to finish. Highly recommended


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course


"Quick 3 days buddy trip"


waynechang777's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/04/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very friendly staff and pretty course but a long way from where we stayed and not sure it was worth the drive with so many other closer options. Decent value but played other courses for lots less and for better value.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Nice course"


sinnr's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/26/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Estrella is a little bit of a drive but a good value compared to other options. It's a typical desert course but has generous fairways and multiple tee options.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Course Layout"


u000004404802's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/24/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

What a beautiful, well kept course. My only issue being my first time - is there wasn't a good map with the course layout with yardages etc.. Most courses of this $ value provide some level of help here.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Expensive for no GPS"


u000007447795's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/19/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice course, but the carts did not have GPS, we were not given towels and it was a day with rain and the seat of the cart was wet with nothing to dry them. I'm surprised that these amenities were missing from a course that charged us $127/ round. Otherwise, I would say the course was completely average.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great experience"


u000007436273'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 02/17/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Really enjoyed the round. Course was in nice shape and greens were in good shape. Pace of play was ok, with round completed in a bit under 4.5 hrs. Would certainly return.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"One of my favorites, but ..............."


mikeybgolfer2012's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/15/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was in good overall condition, with the greens running quick and smooth. Pace of play was kind of slow with a twosome obviously drinking too much ahead of us and playing their own music and not caring about other players on the course. No course Marshall to be seen on almost the entire back nine to rectify the situation.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great course but"


MikeWaters's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/12/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course and location but let down by slow and patchy greens. The group in front had lost 2 holes by the back 9 but the marshals did nothing to hurry them along. Otherwise a very enjoyable experience.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice course"


Crookedteegolfco's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/08/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Played this course a few times and was impressed with the condition.Very nice layout.Fairways were in amazing condition and the greens were also very nice.The staff at this course were top notch.from the time you drop off your clubs your very well taken care of.I would recommend this course and will definately play again


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



mham9147's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/07/2017
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


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



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

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/06/2017
Previously played Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

fairways are plush and green but greens not in as good of condition as in past years we played . a little pricey for those conditions.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



6519Artesian's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/03/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"One of the best courses in Phoenix"


u718708084's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/30/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is spectacular. Staff is great, everyone was friendly. I only have one issue. We have done the all inclusive package 3 times, and each time we have been given a very late tee time for our second round when there are several open times before the one assigned. If the course is going to push you into a late twilight tee time for your second round, they should say that directly,( not based on availability). 2 of 3 times we were able to persuade them to let us out earlier, but I should not have to prove the course is empty to get back out.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Fun course"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great views. Excellent conditions. Layout made sense


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



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