Whirlwind Golf Club - The Cattail Course

4.6360294118 4.6 stars from 5 (285)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7334 yards
  • Slope: 132
  • Rating: 73.4
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: No
Clubs: Yes - $50
Caddies: No
GPS: No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Dress code: No Denim, Collared Shirt and Bermuda Shorts Required
Credit cards accepted: Yes

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7334 yards 73.4 132
Gold 72 6725 yards 71.2 128
Silver 72 6300 yards 69.2 123
Copper (W) 72 5895 yards 73.4 131
Jade (W) 72 5383 yards 70.8 123

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.6 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.4 stars from 5
Value: 4.5 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.4 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.7 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.7 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 285 Reviews
5 stars:
182
4 stars:
83
3 stars:
14
2 stars:
3
1 stars:
3

recommend this course

274 out of 285 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is at a resort convenient to the city worth the drive   Great for advanced golfers a weekend splurge locals   Challenges include bunkers undulating greens water hazards   Great for drinks patio dining brunch  

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"CATTAIL COURSE"


eahauser's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/12/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in great condition for this time of year. It is a very challenging course as the par 3's are fairly long and may have a bunker in front of the green. Time of play was 4 hr 10 minutes. Facilities are excellent.


Pace of Play: Good

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


"Perfect condition and great value"



5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/24/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Greens were great, fairways clean for the whole track. I have played both Whirlwind courses now and Cattail was great. Devil's Claw is fun, but Cattail was best all around. Excited to play it again.


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


"Becoming One of My Top 5 Valley Courses"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/21/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Having only experienced this course for the first time earlier this summer, this course is quickly becoming one of my favorites. The course has an interesting layout, the fairways and greens are always in top condition and it is not so severe as to punish a few poor shots. The clubhouse and the general upkeep of the course surroundings are definitely upscale, yet tasteful for the area. The course is worth the trip and the extra bump in the summer rates.


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


"On course amenties"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/13/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We played this course on a very hot day, over 100 degrees. The course offers drinking water on several holes also towels and cups if you do not bring your own. On hole 13 the players assistant came by with ice cold towels for all of us. Perfect timing because the heat was starting to affect us. Plus the towels were different colours so you didn't have to worry about mixing yours up with your partner. These types of gestures go along way in customer service.

Well done Whirlwind. We will see you next year. Thank you.

PS. The pro shop has a very nice selection of ladies wear and great selection of Footjoy shoes.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course




5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/09/2017
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


"Great value"


u248762067's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/06/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Excellent condition for the summer months. Plenty of cold water on the course.


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


"Great Troon course"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/04/2017
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is always in great shape . Course was quiet due to Labir day, so pace of play was great and with the low summer rate, it was one of the best deals this summer .


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course



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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/04/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

GolfNow hotdeal was worth every penny. Fairways and greens were well kept. Marshall kept pace perfectly just by being visible. Beverage cart was great in finding us a few tunes through the round. Staff in restaurant, after round were friendly, food was good, and drinks were appreciated.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Top class resort course!"


ronandsandra02221101's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/04/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

My wife and I played the Cattail Course. The course was in great shape considering the hot weather. I would highly recommend this golf course and can only rave about the practice facilities.


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


"Summer golf in az"


u000005906766's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/30/2017
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course is always challenging and in great shape

Loved the ice cold towels brought out to us on the course


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


"First Class"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/30/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Cattail in great shape! Greens rolled true....good lies in the fairway. Mango towels halfway thru!


I recommend this course


"This course is immaculate"


u441129594's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/24/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Without question, this was a fine round of golf. All of the people their are extremely nice. Beverage cart came around on a regular basis without being annoying, the Marshal came by and provided cold towels. All in all, either course is great to play, and we all enjoyed the time there.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



Doren7's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month

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


"whirlwind cattail"


deniseboland's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

what a great course. we loved this course one of the best courses we have played. so when in Phoenix go play at Whirlwind. you won't be disappointed


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



u000005180730's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great course"


u000006223229's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/31/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I had a great experience from the second I arrived at the bag drop off location to the driving range and the first tee.

All the staff members are very professional and tend to your every need and the restaurant has a great selection of food I highly recommend this golf course.


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


"An Upper-End Course"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/30/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Once in a while you come across a new find. I had almost no sense of what this course was like going in. I saw reviews and knew the winter rates were usually high for this course, but otherwise I had no real sense of what to expect. With a hot deal, I was able to justify the longer than usual drive to get to this course, and I was glad I did. This is a Sheraton property, and to be expected, it was a very exceptional facility. The club house and restaurant were upscale and modern, the course conditions were at a very good level for this time of year, and the staff was great. The course is not super challenging, but there are several hole layouts that are interesting and a treat to play. The greens were fast, but true. You could definitely get a feel for how to play them after a few holes. Wonderful course. I hope to play it again soon.


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



u264677139's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



jtfoster1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/25/2017
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


"Wonderful condition"


Anthony6509234's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/25/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course in great shape. Greens are some of the best in Phoenix area. Only thing missing is shade at this course. Plenty of drinking water to stay hydrated.


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



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