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4.0
403 Reviews (403)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
234
3 Stars
90
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
92.4%
Recommend this course
360 out of 403 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.1%
Recommend this course
48 out of 51 reviews
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4.1
76 Reviews (76)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.7%
Recommend this course
72 out of 76 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 70
Length 6404 yards
Slope 114
Rating 69.5

The Encanto Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course designed by William P. Bell and built in 1936. It offers 6,404 yards of par-70 golf from the championship tees.

Reservations are required on the Encanto Golf Course, which is open year-round, and features all of the amenities, such as rental carts and clubs, an in-house professional and a driving range. Metal spikes are allowed.

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Course Details

Year Built 1935
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William P. Bell (1935)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $14
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Cafe

Reviews

4.0
403 Reviews (403)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Watching the Game 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 36
Water Hazards 18
Plays Long 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 55
Walkers 55
Beginners 40
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 77
Near the Airport 23
Near Local Attractions 13

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Value

Not an above average challenge. Not many water hazards. Good bunker placement. You get what you pay for and at $35 for July in AZ, with. 7am tee time, a good value.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rough conditions

The condition of the course was not great. I understand that every course has to airify their greens and fairways but it’d be nice to know before booking a round. It also took my threesome over 2 and a half hours to finish the front 9.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A drive downtown

Course is flat which I appreciated. Social distancing rules were observed.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A GREAT COURSE TO PLAY

A REALLY CHALLENGING COURSE SINCE IT WAS REMOLDED LAST YEAR.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Public metro course

Very much a closed quarters, flat, not particularly challenging or interesting public course. Conditions were as anticipated/ what I expected. It was relatively close to the airport and I had a late afternoon flight. It was fun. I was paired up with some very fun locals regulars. Great guys. I scored very nicely!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice track

Great greens......fast and undulating. Good layout with lots of variety. For a city muni course, I rate it excellent.
Friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
RWE
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Encanto not so enchanting

Mediocre course, flat, greens-to-tees poorly maintained, way overpriced. limited sand in sand traps.

I do credit the staff for hospitality and friendliness.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 02/28/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review Encanto Golf course. We are sorry the course did not meet your expectation, however, it is nice to hear the staff treated you well. For a more challenging and newer layout may we suggest you try Aguila Golf Course. Aguila is the cities youngest course and provides a nice challenge. we look forward to seeing you soon and thank you again.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course and forgiving.

Nice muni course. Fast greens and well groomed fairways. Not sure why people are bashing the bunkers. I found the sand traps in good shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful day with a nice playing partner added to our group.

We enjoy Encanto because it is so open and allows us to shake off some of the winter rusty ness as migrating snow birds.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

...a great day...

a couple of Canadians out for our second game in 5 months and teamed up with a friendly couple from Phoenix, We very much enjoyed the course, the weather and the company that we shared today, going back again before we return home.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Encanto

Have played the course many times over the years. Course looks better than ever. Pro shop staff were pleasant and efficient.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

easy peasy

Not very challenging layout,6400 from the back tees,, flat course with water on a few holes. Greens are firm and roll nice. Pace was good at just over 4 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyable Course

Fairways and Greens were in nice condition, Busy course on a Sunday afternoon. Even though we waited on every shot, we were done in a reasonable 4.5 hours,

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