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3.9
372 Reviews (372)
5 Stars
80
4 Stars
198
3 Stars
60
2 Stars
23
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.8
88.6%
Recommend this course
319 out of 372 reviews
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4.1
85 Reviews (85)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.8%
Recommend this course
78 out of 85 reviews
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4.0
132 Reviews (132)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
67
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.2%
Recommend this course
123 out of 132 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

Reviews

3.9
372 Reviews (372)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 33
Brunch 10
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 33
Bunkers 31
Water Hazards 30
This course/club is great for:
Locals 45
Walkers 35
Seniors 33
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 52
Near the Airport 11
Worth the Drive 9

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

Since day one!

We live in Fort Collins Colorado since 1994 after 20 years in the Valley. I was fortunate enough to watch Lee Trevino officially open Dobson Ranch in 1975. Liked i then and like it now for its relaxing round of golf!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Round

Course was in good shape. Greens 7 out of 10. We played 9 holes, pace picked up after the 2nd hole and we finished in about 2 hrs 15 min.
Nice round, we’ll definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Starter ruined the round.

All staff were super friendly except for Paul the starter. We showed up a half hour early and it was drizzling. Paul did not acknowledge us and was talking to the group going out. We walked up to him to let him know we were there. We were very pleasant and let him know that the pro shop said we should ask him if there Was any way we could get out earlier. He said he’d see what he could do. We putted until the team in front of us was past the 150 marker. No one else was around so I asked him if we would be able to get out early. He said I was just thinking of sending you out. So I waited until another 5 minutes passed. The team in front was walking off the green so motioned to my husband as he said ok. We started driving forward and then he halted us and talked to another 2some that had just shown up. He then paired us together which was fine but we could have easily been on the green already. Then later we were asked to wait to let the group behind us go through obviously members again. He was not friendly and gave us the vibe we shouldn’t be there.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good pace

Decent course with decent prices, pacing between the groups was good so that we didn’t wait for our round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not a great course

The greens are terribly difficult and very hard packed. The bunkers are hard clay. Will not return to this course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Slow pace

Greens are rolling and difficult. Fairways are green and lush. Roughs are brown and rolling
Pace of play was ridiculous! Tee time was 25 minutes late and there was no frost delay. Tee times are booked too close.

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

charlie

Course was in good shape. Greens were really good. I have always liked this course and for the amount of play it gets it was in good shape. Can't wait to play again. always a fun challenge

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in good shape

Course and greens in good shape. Pace of play ok for this time of year. Staff friendly and appreciate one’s business. Would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Large, tough greens

I haven't played this course in almost 20 years, so it felt like I was playing it for the first time. The course is fair if you hit it in the fairway but can be difficult if you get into trouble. It is well bunkered and the traps need more sand so it's difficult to control shots. The greens are all sloped and the pin placements were very challenging. It was a fun afternoon and even though the course was full, we completed our round in under 4 1/2 hours.
Give it a try! You'll have fun.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

unfair pin locations

Pins are on hills like putt golf.
Other than that fun course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Frost Delay

Even though there was a frost Delay the staff did everything in there powers to get us out as soon as possible they did a shotgun start for maybe the first four holes then they funneled us in so we could finish all 18 holes and on top of that they gave a free Coupon for breakfast or lunch on them. THANK YOU J.P. at Dobson Ranch and Staff

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ok

For forty bucks in high season in Arizona, it is what it is. It’s just an Ok course. If you want a “ Las Sendas” or Red Mountain ranch, you'll pay the premium.

If you want an inexpensive round on a decent course, Dobson answers the mail.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Just Ok, nothing special.

This was the first time I played the course and I'm not sure if I will go again. This seems to be a very busy course, so the pace of play was not great. The greens are nice and big, plus they are difficult to play. The rest of the course is in very rough conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Fun golf course

The course is in good condition for this time of year. Greens very fast. Staff was excellent if not outstanding

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Slow Slow Slow

Seen the Marshall on #8 twiddling his thumbs and doing nothing to speed up slow play, we have waited every shot, this is absolutely painful I hope I am not playing anytime soon

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