Great Eagle Golf Club

2.8453000000 2.8 stars from 5 (472)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6646 yards
  • Slope: 124
  • Rating: 71.3
  • Layout

  • 17200 W Bell Rd, Surprise, Arizona 85374
  • (623) 584-6000
  • (623) 546-1077
  • www.greateaglegolfclub.com

Year built: 1984
Architect(s): Ken Kavanaugh, Greg Nash
Type: Semi-Private
Style: Desert/Traditional
Greens: TiffDwarf Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 6646 yards 71.3 124
Middle 72 5939 yards 67.9 118
Forward (W) 72 5146 yards 68.7 113

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 2.8 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.0 stars from 5
Value: 3.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.2 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 3.5 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 2.4 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 472 Reviews
5 stars:
24
4 stars:
137
3 stars:
132
2 stars:
100
1 stars:
79

recommend this course

273 out of 467 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is in the 'burbs convenient to the city worth the drive   Great for locals seniors beginners   Challenges include bunkers water hazards undulating greens   Great for drinks 19th hole specials watching the game  

loading...
loading...

Reviewer Photos

Reviews


Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender

"Better choices elsewhere!"


u883353662's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/31/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Two lessons learned: First, at any course around the Sun City/Sun City West area, do not let the starter send you off as a single before 9AM. The "regular" groups ahead of you will not let you play through! What could be a 2+ hour round turns into 4 hours.

Second, read the previous reviews. This course is a perfect example. At one time, it probably was a pretty good track with interesting holes. Now, however, the course is in very poor shape, and appears to desperately need an infusion of cash. The fairways are in terrible condition- lots of bare spots and hardpan. The traps are not much better. Only the greens are in acceptable shape. Don't be fooled by the appearance of the hole along Bell Rd.- it's the only one in any kind of good condition.

Pay a few dollars more and you'll get much better playing conditions elsewhere.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Ok"


u000006525432's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once every three months

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

Reviewed on

They did not advise us that hole 18 was "under construction" on the Cart Path - (the last one usually big rap-up) & had to go tee off the Fairway @ 100y


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course



u000001487567's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/03/2017
Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Awful"


uHOPJ3442HO's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/21/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

We played at the beginning of Feb and the course was in great shape but now it is all dried out. Very disappointed. You can see new trees being planted but why. Won't go back in the fall until there are better reviews. Love the hamburgers too


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course


"Better courses for your money"


u329445044's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/02/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

First time playing Great Eagle and it was okay, although the course condition was a little rough considering the completion nearby. Our cart did not make it all the way around the course and my son and I had to push the cart home to the clubhouse on 18 virtually the whole way. Holes and layout were fine, not long, suitable for beginning type players but will not challenge low handicappers.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course



uMPEL5045MP's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/02/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was in horrible shape Fairways were all dead it was like hitting off of concrete in most of the areas greens were in bad shape also was not worth $44 to play


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Poor

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Needs work!"


u000005206235's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Staff was pleasant but not overly so. Greens were good but overall course conditions were less than acceptable. Don't want to be overly harsh but bare dirt spots in the fairways were far to often. And not even marked as ground under repair. Fairways were being mowed but were long overdue for mowing. Decent layout but won't be playing again until I see some better reviews.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"slow play"


rsb0531's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

To many players on course. We had to wait on every shot. Finally gave up after 13 holes.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Don't waste your time or money!"


tagmag's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/16/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

This is by far one of the worst courses I have ever played! It not only is in terrible condition but they have the nerve to charge an unreasonable fare for playing.

There are major dirt spots in the middle of fairways and the rough is long and inconsistent in height. It could be a decent course if they spent some money on it but obviously they don't care. I can't stress enough, do not play this course..bad, bad, bad!!


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course



tiger18th's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/15/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"Terrible"


brickex1's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/14/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

For all of the rain we had this year this is one of the worst greens I have ever played on, I am assuming they figure they do not have to continue watering the greens. TERRIBLE!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Slow play, bad drainage"


u000007314457's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/13/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very slow round, Marshall couldn't move groups ahead of us because of their advanced age. Definitely wouldn't play an afternoon round here again

Holes near Bell Road look green and lush, but the rest is dry and rocky. Drainage poor. .


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Great Eagles Golf"


u000004686348's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/07/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Enjoyed the round of golf weren't rushed or having to rush. Friendly staff. Delicious hamburger!


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


"Needs TLC"


ramrodrv's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/06/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This could be a great golf course if they would just do some work on it. Need to block off some of the areas golf carts are able to go.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



RLG8's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/24/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great Condition"


artsdeal's avatar
Top 25 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/16/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

First time playing in a while and the best I have seen the course in my four years of playing here. From tee box to green in excellent shape. Also complete practice facilities. Excellent round in four hours, no waiting for a foursome.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"not impressed"


champx3's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/16/2017
First time playing Used cart Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

fairways and greens were in good shape but lots of waste area's, cart paths in terrible shape. back nine was nicer than front but would not play this course again. the 2 holes on Bell road look so plush but other than those 2 more brown than green! would be embarrassed to take a guest there - needs lots of work.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Hank"


u000001936831's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/16/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Fairway and Greens in good shape. Pace of play was very good and the course was quite busy on this outing.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great Vallue"


dws80130's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  Don't know

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/14/2017
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Teed off right on time, finished in 4 hours 10 minutes.

Course was a little wet due to rains, fairways a little

long due to rains. Overall great value for the money.


Pace of Play: Good

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


"Great golf, good value."


James3344357's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/13/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Fairways and greens in excellent shape, tee boxes ok. Kitchen and pro shop met all my needs. Great place to golf without breaking the bank.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



    Marketing Tools for Golf Course Operators

    • Add a Golf Advisor Rating Badge to Your Website. Get Widget
    • Get a feed with the latest reviews for this course Feed