Whirlwind Golf Club - The Devil's Claw Course

4.5132647059 4.5 stars from 5 (328)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7029 yards
  • Slope: 129
  • Rating: 72.6
  • 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 7029 yards 72.6 129
Gold 72 6487 yards 70.4 123
Silver 72 6034 yards 68.1 118
Silver (W) 72 6034 yards 74.2 127
Copper (W) 72 5540 yards 71.4 121

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.5 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.4 stars from 5
Value: 4.3 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.3 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.6 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 328 Reviews
5 stars:
197
4 stars:
106
3 stars:
14
2 stars:
10
1 stars:
1

recommend this course

310 out of 326 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is at a resort convenient to the city worth the drive   Great for advanced golfers a weekend splurge wildlife/ scenic views   Challenges include bunkers undulating greens forced carries   Great for drinks patio dining 19th hole scenic views  

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Reviews


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u8504692's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/13/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Ronald1607353's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/05/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



Kevin3610320's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/29/2017
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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



gilmore44's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/25/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average


I recommend this course



Cort4275824's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/25/2017
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 Deal!!"


mmcneill's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/19/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We got a great deal on Golf Now - to play a very nice course. Hard to miss the fairways - very wide open and because of the recent over-seeding greens were very slow. But still a very enjoyable day.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Just A Great Course"


dhume419's avatar
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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 10/15/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played Devil's Claw twice before and Cattail a half dozen times, and the golf experience continues to delight. The course and amenities are well operated. The fairways, greens and tee boxes are always in top-notch condition no matter what time of year. The range facilities are some of the best around with free range balls. The course is not super difficult, but who wants to spend the day scrounging balls on a tricked out course with more desert rough than green stuff. I just like these courses and plan to keep playing them as I get the opportunity.


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


"What you'd expect from a Troon Golf course"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/23/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Played Devils Claw on a 4 day trip to Scottsdale from home in N. Myrtle Beach. Conditions were really good, from tee boxes to fairways to greens and rough. Very playable, some challenge but also good wide open fairways. Loved the service.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Resort course"


u7355717's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/18/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Very playable course. The greenest course I've played in Phoenix in the summer. Course was soft in front of greens.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course



Chuck5569886's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/13/2017
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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



Chuck5569886's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/12/2017
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent


I recommend this course



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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/11/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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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


"Devils Claw vs Cattail"


u441129594's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/07/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had a great time playing this course. We played Cattail last week, and think it is nicer than Devils Claw.

The course is in great shape, greens are firm, but in good shape as well. This side seems a little tighter than Cattail,but both of them are well worth the money.


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/26/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/14/2017
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Not the best day to play here..."


u429275089's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/13/2017
First time playing Walked Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I played here for the first time and the course was soggy and wet due to the rains the day before. Many of the bunkers were full of water and the fairways were spongy with some standing water. The cart paths were complete covered with gravel, sand and mud from washouts. The tunnel was full of soupy mud about 3/4 inch deep that I had to walk through. Since I walk, all this matters to me and I did not enjoy walking on all the loose debris and mud on my equipment. The greens were still recovering from being aerated which caused some bumpy putts that didn't allow balls to follow breaks. All in all, things could have been worse, but it's enough for me to put bad taste in my mouth based off my first experience.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I don't recommend this course




5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/23/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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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


"Grass was in excellent shape!"


u232101595's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We had so much fun on this course!! Can't wait 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


"Great Layout"


Sam117's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/19/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

It's the summer months so you can't expect a course to be in perfect shape. Main thing for my group was whether the greens had been punched. Once we heard they hadn't been yet we booked our time.

Course is a great layout. You really feel like it's your group and the course. You never see another hole until you get there

Only complaint were the collars of the nearly all the greens were in very rough (no grass present/nothing but dirt) shape. Again, it's summer, so it wasn't too upsetting.


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


"Classic Desert Course"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/17/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This a classic desert style course. It's forgiving but will bite you if you get lazy and lose focus. It was in very good shape when I played. Summer rates made it affordable ($43-normally over $100). Play it if you get a great price from Golf Now or other source.


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


Commented on 07/28/2017

Thank you for your review. We truly appreciate the time you took to write it. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your first time here. We look forward to seeing you again soon.



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