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3.3
267 Reviews (267)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
123
3 Stars
82
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.4
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.3
66.5%
Recommend this course
214 out of 267 reviews
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3.3
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.9
71.4%
Recommend this course
5 out of 7 reviews
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3.3
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.1
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.0
66.7%
Recommend this course
8 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 70
Length 6936 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.6
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Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bermuda grass
Greens Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Snyder (1979) Ken Kavanaugh (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required, no cutoffs, denim ok.

Reviews

3.3
267 Reviews (267)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 32
Water Hazards 28
Plays Long 22
This course/club is great for:
Locals 37
Walkers 34
Seniors 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 52
Worth the Drive 8
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A good test

Course is in good shape overall. Some Covid19 restrictions but they did have a cart girl.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 48
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

5:20 hour round

From the very first tee the pace was terrible. Had to wait on every shot. Marshall drives around but does nothing.
The course itself is a nice track. Reasonably challenging. Nice sandwich bar for the turn to grab some food. Probably won't play again unless the pace is better.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course layout

Huge greens, flat tee areas, but poorly maintained sand traps.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

NOT GOOD

NOT GOOD,
Condition poor, on course comfort station water shut off, pace of play SLOW waited every shot, NO RANGER. A guy did come out 1/2 way through our 18th hole with over 45 minutes of daylight left, HE WANTED US TO PICK UP AND HEAD IN, we were waiting for green to clear.
Pay a few dollars more and play Starr Pass or AZ National to name a couple
This course has lots of potential, but not under current management.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Long

A nice public course easy to follow and a decent pace of play.. not a lot of complicated holes, well kept.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played

Silverbell

Long course. 4 different t-boxes greens are a little bumpy could use a rolling. Over all fun course. Will be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very good shape , fun to play has been to long since I've played it keep up the good work !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 140
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

3.688 Stars

Why is this the most expensive Tucson city course???

Greens doing pretty well. Challenging with a few great water holes. Couple goofy holes 11 and 4.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Didn't know it was Cart Path Only

If I was made aware that it was cart path only, I would never have booked there. That needs to be placed prominently prior to booking. It's a decent city course, but definitely not worth $40/round if it's Cart Path only.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play

Extremely slow, they needed a course Marshall, waited at least 5-10 mins a hole on every one!
Course was rough, greens were ok.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is pretty good shape

I have played this course many times over the last 20 years. I have always enjoyed it. My only issue is that many of the areas are dry and or dead. I understand that this is the desert. But over all, one of my favorite city courses. 2 thumbs up.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

J. Lee

Overall experience great. Greens in good condition and ran true. Bunkers a bit hard and crusty. Pace of play was quick for the time of year. Would play again when price drops.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Just OK

It did not help that there was an hour and half frost delay. Greens were slow. Traps inconsistent. Pace of play ok. Temporary green with no advance notice.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course needs some TLC

I enjoy the layout of Silverbell, but the course could use more attention to maintenance. There are too many areas of bare dirt on the course and the bunkers could use a little more sand.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bataan Death March

The course had very little control over the number of people playing, and the course was overloaded. No Ranger, so play was intolerably slow on a Friday afternoon. It took us three hours to complete 9 holes, so we walked off the course after nine, so we could make our dinner reservation. Very disappointing!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

They didn’t tell us it was cart path only until we got there and paid $40

Upon arrival is when they told us that it was cart path only today, no sooner. Being over 100 degrees and walking more then expected, turned into a 5 hour round in the sun. They should’ve told us at he booking or at least lower the rate, since I paid $40 to walk all day long. The pace of play sucked and I was exhausted by the 14 th hole. Then there was no beverage cart person at all on the back 9, and the water fountains were in very poor conditions

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor

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