Links at Arizona Biltmore Country Club

3.9815000000 4.0 stars from 5 (270)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6300 yards
  • Slope: 125
  • Rating: 69.5
  • Layout

  • 24th St & E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85016, Maricopa County
  • (602) 955-9655
  • www.azbiltmoregc.com
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Year built: 1978
Architect(s): Bill Johnston
Type: Resort
Style: Links
Greens: Bermuda Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Tees | Layout

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Champion 71 6300 yards 69.5 125
Regular 71 5725 yards 67.0 117
Forward (W) 71 4747 yards 66.8 110

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.0 stars from 5
Value: 4.2 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.5 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.0 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.8 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 270 Reviews
5 stars:
80
4 stars:
131
3 stars:
42
2 stars:
8
1 stars:
9

recommend this course

238 out of 270 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city at a resort near the airport   Great for locals wildlife/ scenic views advanced golfers   Challenges include elevation changes bunkers water hazards   Great for patio dining drinks brunch  

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

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/14/2017
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Reviewed on

The golf course was in OK shape. The greens were very slow and bumpy


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Greenskeeper had a bad night!!!"


spmccarl's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/22/2016
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The amount of time to play....5+ hours was ridiculous for that course. Waited 75% of the shots. You couldn't get in a rythum. Pin positions lended itself to slow play with 3 putts and chipping. The Course is nice but when you wait and wait it falls out of favor quickly!!!


Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I don't recommend this course


"Bit outdated"


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

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/05/2016
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We played The Links. The course seems to be a bit outdated and needs a complete renovation. Quality of the course is less than average. Clubhouse is very basic. Not worth name of Waldorf Astoria. Staff is very friendly.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"AZ Biltmore"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/01/2016
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice course, nice people....5 hour round.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"City course"


u000001291331's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/24/2016
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Reviewed on

Normally not a slow course 3 tournaments and overbooked on this particular day


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Perfect condition"


BillW59's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/03/2016
First time playing

Reviewed on

We played a late round (2:27) so we had a great deal on price. Not the longest course but fun to play. Tee boxes, fairways, greens and rough were all in great shape (rare for most courses during summer in Arizona). Bunkers were a little crispy but still playable. Cart girls were exceptional, came by frequently and notified when it was their last call (never had that at other courses). Down side, beer prices were higher than most courses. Still the overall experience was great ... I just wish my golf game was as good! I plan on playing again before the winter price increase.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Would play the course again"


rjs7257's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/03/2016
First time playing Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice course, faster pace of play would have made it more enjoyable.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"lots of character"


garryhill's avatar
Top 100 Contributor
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/03/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

great weather good conditions and rate was descent. always enjoy the links side over the adobe side...the links has more character, tough fairways, several with slope and angles.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Great course"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/06/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I always enjoy playing the Links course! Two of us played 20 holes in 2 hours and 20 minutes!! The rough was unusually high in places and the greens were fuzzier and slower than normal but it made for a great day nonetheless.

Outside staff are always super friendly and helpful! I did see several areas that were slow to drain and made for several smelly shots!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Good round"


Billiard5511's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/21/2016
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Reviewed on

Lots of standing water when we played. No ranger for slower play golfers. Some water I traps.7 staff very friendly.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Birthday present!"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/15/2016
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I came to play the course for my birthday. The staff was really friendly and wished me happy birthday multiple times. The course was in great shape. The greens played good. The beverage cart came around often and there was ice cold water every so often on the course. If you stay at the hotel. Ask the bellman to give you a ride to the course. Great experience all the way around.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"cunfusing signs"


ratings2's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/29/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Fair weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

need to know the course lay out, # 3 tee is behind #17 tee box


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


"2016 Father's Day Golf"


2012reddog's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/19/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The AZ Biltmore Links Golf Course is in great shape, not over watered, not dried out.

The greens were is great shape. Considering the 100+ degrees on Sunday, the golf course and pace of play were both perfect.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Had a good day on the Links at the AZ Biltmore"


dougross5955's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/06/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Average weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The greens were good. I had no bad lies in the fairways but there were some (very few) areas where the grass was not great in the fairways. The tee boxes were excellent. It was nice they had a beverage cart girl there...I think we saw her four times, which was excellent. And there were plenty of water coolers and water fountains. Would always recommend the Link at the Arizona Biltmore.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Golf outing at the Biltmore"


wcarlson30's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/21/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I love the Links course as it offers so many challenging shots. The pace of play was a bit slower than normal due to the great weather and excellent course condition. One additional note I'd like to add is that we had lunch in the Adobe Restaurant and had excellent service from Jake along with great conversation. He's a keeper...


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"NICE COURSE THE LINKS"


mike0324's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/20/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

GREAT VALUE 0ALL AROUND FUN COURSE.

NICE STAFF AND OUDOOR BAR


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Blowing in the Wind"


mkotulagr's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/29/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Average weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course and we got a good deal. Unfortunately, the wind was angry this day which made a few of the holes downright unfair, but that's the breaks.

The Links course is both scenic and challenging. Like a lot of Arizona courses, they could let the rough grow a tad especially in front of hazards. A couple of the greens were less than perfect, but overall the course is in great shape.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Inner City Course With A View"


dhume419's avatar
Top 50 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I've enjoyed this course twice now. The operation is well run with plenty of attendants. The driving range is well suited for getting you warmed up for the round with a putting and chipping green to boot. The course is reasonably well layed-out, with only one par 3 that seems forced, though it creates an entertaining blind approach (unusual for a par 3). The fairways have been well maintained with only an occasional bare spot. The greens were all in great shape though the front played faster than the back nine; the back nine seemed more grown out. The back nine holes also serve up some of the most spectacular views of Camelback Mountain and her surrounding foothills. With a wide variety of hole layouts, you are required to have a variety of shots in your arsenal. I'll be playing this one again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Good Value"


lovelecs's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/10/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The links course has a lot of variety between the holes, nothing boring about this layout. Fun undulations, a great hilltop par three, and the view from 17 tee box tips is great.

This course is older, and not kept up to top condition. (crumbling cart paths, trashed tee boxes) so definitely not at not troon-level like you might expect for the out-of state fees, but at the much lower resident fee rate, you get a good value. 60 bucks for this track is too much, 40 is a good deal. I live centrally, so I have a lot of choices - and I play here often when I can get on for 50 or less.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Enjoyable Round"


bergie1946's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/09/2016
First time playing Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Interesting course that winds through some

interesting architectural homes. Course is fair, well maintained. One should be ready to hit some small greens compared to other Phoenix courses.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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