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4.1
578 Reviews (578)
5 Stars
176
4 Stars
271
3 Stars
91
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
15
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
90.3%
Recommend this course
504 out of 578 reviews
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4.4
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
72
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.9%
Recommend this course
123 out of 131 reviews
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4.2
276 Reviews (276)
5 Stars
115
4 Stars
108
3 Stars
46
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.2%
Recommend this course
249 out of 276 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6593 yards
Slope 117
Rating 71.0

Dobson Ranch Golf Course is an enjoyable track suitable for all ages and abilities. The course has generous fairways and large greens. There is an abundance of forestry; not only are there trees lining the fairways but they are also situated throughout, making accuracy top priority. There are also water hazards and bunkers to look out for. Dobson Ranch Golf Course has a reputation for being immaculately kept and consistently being in excellent condition. On the premises there is also a convenient lighted driving range as well as other practice facilities. There is also a pro shop that carries a full line of discounted professional golf equipment.

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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Red Lawrence (1974) Jeff Hardin

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.1
578 Reviews (578)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 33
Brunch 10
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 34
Bunkers 32
Water Hazards 31
This course/club is great for:
Locals 46
Walkers 36
Seniors 33
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 53
Near the Airport 11
Worth the Drive 9

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Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent public course

Dobson Ranch is well maintained both on and off the course. The staff are courteous and the course is enjoyable to play. You won't lose many balls here but if you stray from the fairway it can cost you a shot. The starter did a great job ensuring that the golfers allowed the full spacing between groups teeing off and as a result the course moved very very well - far better than most public courses and it was busy! I played it while my home course was closed for overseed and I would certainly play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

no scorecards

I was disappointed that Dobson Ranch has eliminated paper scorecards. It would be ok if the golf carts had a screen for your score, but the new system requires that a golfer use his/her phone and some app. I'm sorry, I come out to play golf to get away from my phone. The last thing I want is to be jacking with that thing while golfing. Some who tried it said the app does not work good and you have to keep rebooting. A real mess. Give us paper!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Need more than 3 tee boxes

Over 500 yard par 5s from forward tees and very long par 3s on back. If they could make one more tee box it would be great.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A Top Public Course

Good value, good challenge, good condition, and good people. The Ranch is one of my favorite courses to play in the valley. There have been many improvements made to the facilities which causes me to feel comfortable and want to to support their efforts. The course is kept in good condition and each round is a pleasant experience. My only complaint is with the inconsiderate players that do not repair ball marks on the greens. The putting surfaces roll well and are consistent green to green. The greens could be excellent if those playing would repair all their ball marks.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

18 at Dobson!

Beautiful course all around very clean and kept up! Will definitely come back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Change is good

There have been a lot of changes to the Dobson Ranch Golf Course over the years, but what I saw today was fantanstic! Great summer conditions, I mean let's be real, it's freakin hot here, this ain't Pebble Beach. Fairways are in great shape, the greens look good, some dead patches in the rough, but it's the rough, you shouldn't be in there anyway! If you didn't see the cart girl enough, you can text in an order, pretty cool if you ask me. So play it man, have fun with your buddies and rock that course!!

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average Public Course

Average course, for $$. Starter was awesome and friendly with great sense of humor. Got off early with good pace. Late summer conditions. Tee boxes rough, greens pretty slow. Fairways cut very short and no real rough. 3 tier payment system doesn’t encourage visiting players from out of county. Good warm-up course for tougher courses.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

JP

Course was in great, pace of play was very good and the entire staff was outstanding. I will definitely play Dobson Ranch again. Just a great atmosphere.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course

Had a great time playing Dobson Ranch. All of the personnel are very friendly and the course is in great shape. The greens were true and Its a good test for every club in the bag.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

great value

I have not played here in 9 months. The course was in good shape and the price was right.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

course is in great shape for the summer

quick round, course is in great shape, greens can be tricky with break & slope, very friendly staff, all around nice facility, good value

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Think they are better

The pro-shop-asked if I was a card holder-I said No.. he did not even explain what it was or if I wanted to purchase the card or join. The starter-no greeting-no thank you for coming out-looked at his iPad and told us when to head out. The Marshall riding around-didn’t make anyone move any faster. It was like they took me for granted....corse was alright-not worth their attitude.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazed today

The course was in great shape. The greens were smooth. The new carts are great. BUT THE STAFF, the staff was incredible. The guys in charge of the carts, the beverage girl, the starter, everyone we came across was in.a fantastic mood. The guys on the course kept things moving. The staff made a good round great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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