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2.0
Value
2.4
Layout
3.1
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.4
31.6%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6325 yards
Slope 118
Rating 69.8

Formerly known as Verde Santa Fe Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Year round
Architect Stanton McGaw

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
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 Appropriate golf attire. No cut offs and tank tops are allowed.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

2.2
42 Reviews (42)
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1.0
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Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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New owners, same crappy course

Played this course a handful of times over the years cause my buddy lives up there, he said they had new owners and the place was better......well he was wrong.

Where to start....
They are closing for overseeing next week, but already scalping the course. We had a mower cut the grass down to dirt on the tee box right in front of us as we were trying to play, they don't get out of the way. And dirt and dust just flying in our face.
Luckily he had already done the holes in front of us, but didn't put any tee markers back.

Carts are horrible, first one we had squeeled everytime we hit the gas, traded it in for another cart at the turn that we had to push up the hills. Cart paths were horrible, big pot holes that people have been driving around for years.

Restaurant was closed, they had cold beer, but half the drafts were out. Only hotdogs for food, but they were out of those as well.

Whoever cut the cups was asleep, on the side of holes, most of the greens were okay, but some had some summer wear and they put the cups right in the middle with so many better options. Also, just being picky now but a couple of the cups were slanted and not cut deep enough so the cup was at the surface of the grass.

The place looked run down, and they were offering summer rates so the price was cheap, but you still don't get what you pay for. Can't believe they don't shut it down to do the course overseeing like all the courses in the valley.

I guess one of the owners is a superintendent, but it's hard to tell by playing the course that anyone cares about it. New owners maybe, same crappy experience.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hoped for much better!!!

Decided it would be fun to get off of the beaten path to try a course. Found this one and with the location thought it might be getting into better shape this time of year due to monsoon rains. Found out we were wrong. Tee boxes were fair at best, cart paths and fairways were so rough it was terrible, and fairways had so little grass you were better off shooting for the rough to at least have a little grass under the ball. Greens were very good for the most part and we were able to make several nice shots due to easy stopping conditions. Would recommend sending some of the water used on the greens out to the fairways to get them in better shape. Bartender was friendly and helpful, but the guy in the pro-shop had the personality of a boot. When we got back from our round my wife needed to use the restroom and caught him just as he was rounding the corner to leave. She asked if he could let her use the restroom and he said no because he did not have the keys as he was dropping them into his pocket. For a few dollars more and a lot shorter drive you will find much better playing conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The tee boxes and “fairways” were in horrible condition from lack of watering. The greens, however , were in very good condition.
The course could be easily improved with watering care to the fairway.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Price not bad but course was very neglected

Greens were wonderful but rest course was in total disarray!

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/30/2020

Agree, the side areas, areas by homes, cart trail are loaded with weeds and wild brush. If they want to compete with Sedona Golf clubs, they have got to clean the place up.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Get ready for a bumpy ride

The cart path was incredibly bumpy, as was much of the front of the fairway - like a cattle pasture. In several places there was no signage as to which way to go and we ended up in the desert. We only played here because Sedona Golf Resort and Oak Creek were booked. Not worth playing this course in my opinion..

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/30/2020

Agree, an overall unkept and poorly managed place. Thought they got new mgt? Guess not

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Interesting Course Layout

Played May 28th with two members. Formerly Verde Santa Fe fell into rough shape. Course layout is interesting with no two holes alike with many elevation changes and blind shots. Greens, fairways and most tee boxes in pretty good shape. Very hot the day I played and if not watered frequently, the course will deteriorate rapidly. The golf carts, gas powered, have some age on them. I'll play the course again but in cooler weather.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Good value at this hidden gem

Played on a Saturday afternoon and pretty much had the place to myself other than a couple of twosomes. I finished in less than 3 hours with no waiting. This course used to be known as Verde Santa Fe.

One interesting thing about the layout is that there are no bunkers at all on the course. There are some hidden ditches/washes you have to be aware of on some shots, but there are signs on some of the tees, and a golf GPS will have the distances to them. Hole 18 has a pond to the right of the tee shot that is hidden from the white tee box.

I walked the course. The course has quite a bit of gradual elevation change, but the greens and tees are generally pretty close except maybe for the walk from 9 green to 10 tee.

Apparently new ownership took over last year and has been trying to improve conditions. This fall's overseeding job was excellent, they overseeded a pretty wide area around the greens as well. A very thorough job whereas some other courses cheap out on the green surrounds. The greens today were very smooth and quick. I was very impressed with them. You can tell this course was neglected in years past due to some scruffy areas around the perimeter of the course and in between holes, but they aren't really in play anyway. The course does run through a housing development, but the houses are set back far enough to not really be in play.

Overall I think this course is an excellent value if you can't or don't want to pay double to play one of the two public courses by Sedona.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Bad shape!

The course is in the worst condition ever. Dead grass, weeds and rocks everywhere. Carts and cart paths that beat the crap out of you. Rates that are WAY TOO HIGH!!! This course should be no more than 30 dollars. Barely even playable , literally seems like they don’t water or do any work on it. I just don’t get it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/30/2020

Agree, some proper mgt. talent needed ASAP

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Excellent in beautiful setting

After playing 3 equivalent courses in Vegas, I choose this course. Excellent greens and fairways for which the Superintendent and staff are to be commended. A very nice layout for me (HC 20) that didn't present as many hazzards as I expected. But a bit of planning is required. And, I felt so good that I'm convinced it's located in a newly discoved Vortex. In any event, I will play this course many more times over the more highly priced 'scenic' ones in Sedona. If you are here for golf play this course and take your red rock pictures seperately. Very friendly Proshop and restaurant staff. A great day out.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible

Dry, dead, ugly and waaaaaay overpriced! Literally no good grass on the whole course most of the fairways are dead or dying hard and crappy… The course was plugged recently and none of the plugs were removed so those are everywhere! pathetic

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Sad condition

The condition of this course is pathetic. Worst it's ever been. The cart paths are bumpy and crumbling, most of the fairways are dead there's weeds everywhere there's random rocks everywhere, debris piled up everywhere, big totally dead sections of course. Prices ridiculous...sad..

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent 18 Hole Course

Verde Santa Fe is a quality course for all level of players.. Located in Cornville Arizona.. Worth playing 18 or even just the front or back 9.. Would recommend

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great golf course

Course was fun to play and was located close to Sedona where we were staying, about 20 min away. I would definitely play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good golf course

This course was in good shape, greens are very nice. The overall play is open and not too difficult. Three or four holes you have to clear some trouble from the tee, nothing over a hundred and twenty or so yards. I did loose a few balls and it is easy to do if you miss the fairway by much. The rough is lined with many rocks and weeds very hard to find a ball there. I hit one slice all day, yup water was on the right # 18. Ball # 3 gone into the muck and as I looked over the edge I saw a 100 balls down in that hole. Good course strategy, last hole your a little tired and the long open fairway just begging you to go for it, blame you hit that outside in shot and watch your ball slowly take a right into the hazard.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value but a bit rough

We had a hot deal at this course from Golf Now so overall it was good value for money. The course was fun to play but it needs a bit of maintenance as there were lots of bare spots. It was also fairly slow, we waited on almost every hole. The staff was friendly too.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing course and staff

The course was in great shape and the scenery on the course was amazing. Thanks again Fella's for a great round,will return !!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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