Tres Rios Golf Course at Estrella Mountain Park

3.3597764706 3.4 stars from 5 (506)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6846 yards
  • Slope: 121
  • Rating: 71.4
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Indoor practice facilities: No
Simulator: No
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Tournament 71 6846 yards 71.4 121
Agua Fria 71 6535 yards 68.4 116
Salt 71 6535 yards 69.6 119
Gila (W) 72 5297 yards 68.5 113

Tres Rios GC at Estrella Mountain Park is rich with dense forestry including eucalyptus, mesquite, and pine trees as well as cottonwoods. The course has a parkland-style layout with rolling fairways lined with trees and undulating greens that are medium-sized and fast. To add more challenge to the golf course, water hazards and bunkers come into play on several holes. The par-4 seventh hole is considered the most difficult driving hole on the course. There are stately trees off the tee and the second shot is to a narrow sloping green. Tres Rios GC at Estrella Mountain Park features multiple tee boxes for a variety of different golfing options.

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.4 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.1 stars from 5
Value: 4.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.4 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.1 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 506 Reviews
5 stars:
43
4 stars:
167
3 stars:
151
2 stars:
83
1 stars:
62

recommend this course

351 out of 503 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is in the 'burbs worth the drive convenient to the city   Great for locals seniors beginners   Challenges include water hazards bunkers undulating greens   Great for drinks patio dining 19th hole scenic views  

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johnmichalik's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/20/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



hititfar345's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/17/2018
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Not worth the $33.00 right now"


RG00E138136B96D6263's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/17/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

In between winter and summer grass, fairways are dead grass, greens are bare and painted


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/19/2018:

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a pleasant round of golf with us the other day. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again in the future.


u951148213's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/17/2018
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/19/2018:

Hello, thank you for the five stars! We are glad to see that you had a great time out there. We appreciate you stopping by, and we hope to see you again soon.

"Worst condition in years"


Brian1591640's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/14/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have to say this course is in the worst condition of the Eny course I’ve ever played. During this time of year the winter rye in the summer Bermuda should mix to make a great playing atmosphere. The pro shop said they can courses in perfect condition. Absolutely ridiculous! After 18 holes your back is strained from all the bumps in couches throughout the fairway and rough. The green had absolutely no grass and your ball balance left and right making it impossible to score. At one point we had 15 people waiting on hole number four. The pro shop staff thought it it was funny when we expressed our concerns. Save your money and don’t make the mistake we made. Even the tea boxes had no grass we found ourselves breaking T after T trying tee up the ball. My friends and I will never return.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/17/2018:

Hello Brian, thank you for taking the time to review our course. We are sorry to hear that our course was a disappointment to you and your friends. Your feedback is important to us, and we hope that we can earn your business back again in the future.

"Great views...not so great golf"


marionpeles's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/13/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course has great potential if greens, tee boxes and fairways were in better shape.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/17/2018:

Hello Marion, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope that you will give us another chance in the future.

"mixed message"


u000003970012's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/13/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Played the course very often for several years in the past and stopped because it was just a dust bowl with limited care. Saw the 4 star rating and had to try it again. Have to admit the fairways were is much better condition than in the past. The greens are another story. I would not be surprised to find that someone had painted the dirt green. You could not stop an approach and putting was an adventure.

On the other hand, it was a bargain just to get a round of practice in ball striking.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/17/2018:

Hello, thank you for the three-star review. We are glad that you noticed our course was in better shape this time around. We appreciate your feedback, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

"good and bad"


JonCrow's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/01/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice layout, greens were bout a 9.5 and were good. However, IF you could find the next tee box, it was sometimes tough to see the fairway that your supposed to hit because there wasn't much grass. They seriously needed a water truck to keep the dust down. No beverage cart,

Overall, the layout had possibilities, but the lack of grass and maintenance, plus theres no attire standards, you get the picture


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/09/2018:

Hello Jon, thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you found our course in rough shape, but we are glad that you enjoyed our layout. Your feedback is important to us, and we hope to see you again soon.

"park style, flat layout, playable if cheap"


skyseok's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/01/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Flat layout.pretty much straight. No signature hole. Rather call it old worn off carpet than green. Won't be a fun course for low handicappers.

Park style & cheap, so obviously crowded &slow paced. Playable for higb handi golfer at promotional rate level.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/09/2018:

Hello, thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback regarding your recent experience. We hope that you were still able to enjoy your round despite the conditions and layout. We appreciate your feedback, we hope to see you again soon!


u977992852's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/31/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/09/2018:

Hello, thank you for the four stars! We are happy to see that you had an overall good time. Thanks for stopping by, and we hope to see you again soon.


3504's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/30/2018
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent


I don't recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/09/2018:

Hello, thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback regarding your recent experience. We are sorry to hear that you encountered slow pace of play during your round. Your feedback is important to us, and we hope to see you again soon.


HotPinkGolfBall's avatar
Top 25 Contributor
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/28/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/09/2018:

Hello, thank you for the four stars! We appreciate you stopping by, and we hope to see you again soon!

"Nice course"


skipclark's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/28/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

In good shape for this time of year. I'm sorry it's so far away.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


Response from Tres Rios Golf Course on 04/09/2018:

Hello Clark, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad to hear that you found our course in good shape and that you had an overall good time out there. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon.


dcarrillo's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/25/2018
First time playing Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course


"All Dry outside of fairways"


u9257591's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Fairways was too narrow and the grass was dry everywhere outside of fairways. Not enough grass on green.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course



Norman1099701's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



u000007444079's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average


I recommend this course



hititfar345's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/20/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Easy course to get around"


Mcprior05's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/18/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice course, great price, and friendly staff. All three makes for a great experience will be back soon.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Leo6988675's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/15/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I recommend this course



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