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3.9
756 Reviews (756)
5 Stars
130
4 Stars
318
3 Stars
160
2 Stars
75
1 Stars
73
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
87.8%
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590 out of 756 reviews
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4.1
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.4%
Recommend this course
85 out of 92 reviews
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4.0
137 Reviews (137)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
89.1%
Recommend this course
122 out of 137 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6626 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.1

The golf course at the San Marcos Golf Resort boasts an impressive list of past players that includes presidents and celebrities. The golf course is nestled on a property in downtown Chandler that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Although it has a desert landscape, the course is still lush with a canal that runs through it, a lake, and plush Bermuda grass greens, the former two creating water hazards that come into play on several holes. The San Marcos Golf Resort course is challenging with each hole having at least three bunkers. The two most difficult holes on the golf course are two lengthy par 4s, the fourth and the 10th.

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Course Details

Year Built 1928
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Reviews

3.9
756 Reviews (756)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 50
Patio Dining 27
Brunch 22
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 78
Water Hazards 54
Forced Carries 27
This course/club is great for:
Locals 59
Seniors 50
Walkers 50
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 73
At a Resort 63
Near Local Attractions 30

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Doing very well in these times

They were very conscious of the situation and change some things to make social distancing very easy to do. We had a great day with our friends and everything they did accommodated that.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course, some tight fairways

I like San Marcos. It’s a pretty easy course to play but there are a few challenging spots and some narrow fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice

Course was in pretty good shape. Considering the way things are right now, the staff was amazing. Was a very nice time. The greens started slow as heck but 4 holes in they became ridiculously fast! Still a great time.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

course is in great condition. 18 holes in under 4 hours. And we get to support local business. Well worth it, will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Basic older course with side by side fairways for the most part with many bunkers. Watch for the canals that come into play.Very fast greens with undulations.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
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
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

San Marcos

We played after a couple of days of rain. The course was wet but playable. No standing water issues. The ground was wet but not a serious impediment.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good track

Played the course twice this week. Pace of play was very good, conditions are good although very wet, greens are very good although a little small, course was very wet so carts on paths only and bunkers were wet. Good value. Very enjoyable, will play again.

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

Great course

Great course, can’t get into too much trouble. Some holes you need to make a decision to lay up or go for it over the canals.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Would definitely play again

We really enjoyed playing this course, very friendly staff started our round off on a very positive note. Course is in beautiful shape, and nice wide fairways are great for my skill level. I think every green is flanked by a pair of sand traps, so hubby got a bunch of practice on sand shots. We would definitely play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Excellent condition

This course was fun and in great shape. There was sand in the traps! Greens would hold and would roll nicely. The snack bar on 9 was really nice. We would definitely return.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

First few holes are a bit gimmicky the green speed were inconsistent

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tight

I don’t care for courses that have fairways running beside each other and 18 holes are stuffed where 9 would be more appropriate. Capone’s house is pretty cool but I won’t go back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

U can do better

Not a bad course but nothing special here either. Solid greens and fairways but that’s where it ends. No Mountain View’s to be had here. Biggest course complaint was the random course canal system. 3 times in the round I struck the ball soundly and in the fairway only to see an inexplicable splash. If u don’t know where they are u just don’t see them coming,

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

Much better shape

Very pleased with the improvement this year from years past. The greens where in good shape a little slower than than some other coarse but the fairways and roughs where all in good shape
4 1/2 hours playing time mid week in the afternoon

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average

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