Camelback Golf Club - Ambiente Course

4.2209000000 4.2 stars from 5 (344)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7225 yards
  • Slope: 138
  • Rating: 73.9
  • Layout

  • 7847 N Mockingbird Ln, Scottsdale, Arizona 85253, Maricopa County
  • (480) 596-7050
  • (480) 951-8469
  • camelbackgolf.com
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Year built: 1970
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
Practice bunker: No
Practice hole: No
Simulator: No
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: No
Metal spikes allowed: Non-metal spikes are preferred.
Singles allowed: No
Dress code: Collared shirts and Bermuda length shorts for men and appropriate attire for women. No denim is allowed for men or women.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7225 yards 73.9 138
Verde (W) 72 6630 yards 75.8 135
Verde 72 6630 yards 71.8 132
Camel (W) 72 6123 yards 72.4 127
Camel 72 6123 yards 69.0 124
Teal (W) 72 5538 yards 69.1 120

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.2 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.4 stars from 5
Value: 4.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.9 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.3 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 344 Reviews
5 stars:
160
4 stars:
135
3 stars:
26
2 stars:
11
1 stars:
12

recommend this course

298 out of 344 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city at a resort near local attractions   Great for advanced golfers locals a weekend splurge   Challenges include bunkers undulating greens thick rough   Great for drinks patio dining 19th hole scenic views  

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crd5176's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/20/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



cyark24's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/18/2017
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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



patrickludwig's avatar
Age:  45-54

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/09/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"I am glad I got a good rare"


u000002241189's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/09/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Screen on cart 157 was unable to read was of no help to a first time player at this course not one ball washer on course which u think they mite have told u to take a wet towel


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Poor


I don't recommend this course



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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"You better able to hit straight"


jasonpike1964's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course with beautiful homes that surround. If you can stay on the fairway, you will enjoy. I lost six balls as I am terrible. It plays very long!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



u000005011118's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/04/2017
First time playing 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



Gregg9281615's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/02/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course



DaleSmith24113's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/29/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

A very good course and challenging when the wind is blowing. This added to the challenge. Good facilities and staff very helpful and accommodating.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Great course"


stmoore0125's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/28/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course was in very good condition and the pace of play was outstanding. They have excellent t practice facilities so show up early and get warmed up. Driving range, chipping and putting areas are included in your greens fees. Every hole is fair and gives every golfer the ability to put the ball safely in play and rewards players with well placed shots. The only "strange" thing about this course are the greens. The greens play firm and it was next to impossible to leave a ball mark even with the most soaring shot. Allow for some run up as shots that walls normally land and settle had a tendency to run. Also the greens don't break like any greens I have ever played, my entire foursome were having trouble reading these greens where a read of a left or right break almost always went straight. It got to the point where none of us spent much time on a read because we knew the outcome would be a mostly straight putt. All considered a great layout and enjoyable round


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Terschluse22807067's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/12/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Quality Links in Scottsdale"


bartolucci's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/06/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Playing a links course in Scottsdale was a nice change of pace for me. Lots of desert golf, lots of hilly range courses, and Ambiente didn't dissapoint with challenging flatland, grassy hazards. The course was in really strong shape from the tees to greens and the staff was amazing. Oh, and ProV1's grow on trees here - I think I walked away with 10 extra balls after this round! I'd play here again in a heartbeat. Lots of fun.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Many tee options and fast greens challenges all handicaps"


u7277454's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

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

Reviewed on

Consistently great lies in the fairway and very playable along the edges. The greens were fun to putt, they were fast and rolled true. The staff is definitely well trained, they seem to recognize when to offer help or advice before it is asked for. Having free golf balls at the range should be the standard. It simply saves time and allows you to concentrate on your warm-up. The only thing that would prevent me from returning is the cost. If this was a discount

I will look for a better value. Abundant choices


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great course and challenging greens"


David1218466's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/24/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The new layout and links style layout is great. You will not find many flat greens and proximity to the hole or being below the hole is very important. It was a pretty good challenge for the average golfer.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



u231862445's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"great place"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/20/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Always enjoy playing here. A links style layout. Challenging depending on which tee box you play. Due to rain over the weekend the range was closed and it was cart path only which I didn't know until I arrived. Disappointed that I couldn't hit balls prior to playing.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Disappointed"


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

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/17/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The golf course did not meet the standards of the off course amenities. Not a $150 course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Played the Ambiante...just a fabulous course in pristine condition!"


JoanneTawton's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

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

Reviewed on

Enjoyed a wonderful round of golf at my personal favourite, that didn't disappoint me! A demanding course with very little water, yet a variety of terrain to challenge your skills! Pace of play was good, as a twosome, we finished just over 4 hours and staff were very friendly.

I love this course! The greens were fast and true and the fairways were impeccable. I can't wait to play it again.

I haven't played the Padre Course yet, so hope to give it a go, with extra balls in my bag!


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



u000004642876's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/01/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



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