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4.2
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.0
96.0%
Recommend this course
54 out of 56 reviews
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4.2
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
5 out of 6 reviews
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4.4
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
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1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Traditional/Executive
Par 30
Length 1730 yards
Slope 80
Rating 28.5

The Encanto Nine Golf Course lies to the west of Encanto Park, and offers an executive-length golf course perfect for anyone who seeks a fast-and-loose round, with tee times passed out first-come-first-served. About an hour and a half is usually all it takes to play through the golf course.

The Encanto Nine Golf Course sits in the heart of Phoenix, and claims the honor of being the third-oldest golf course in Arizona and features a casual vibe, perhaps due in part to the foliage. Abundant natural palms line the golf course, and between them golfers can catch beautiful glimpses of downtown Phoenix. The course was designed by William P. Bell.

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Course Details

Year Built 1952
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1952) William P. Bell (1952)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
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

Reviews

4.2
56 Reviews (56)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 16
Beginners 14
Walkers 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14

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5.0
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First Time Playing

Nice course

Oscar was so helpful trying to help in anyway. We’ll take care of executive course. Even better price if you decide to do the course a second time which we did.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Sub-par course

The grass was all dead, even in the tee boxes. The only green was on the actual green. They charge for carts even though they only have 7 of them and are on a first come first serve basis. Very short and flat/open course, decent for practice but the poor maintenance does not promote good play. Would not recommend

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Encanto 9 is fine!

Played this course right after it was oversewed. Greens were hard and fast. Good experience in these conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A fun round of golf

It’s a fun and enjoyable quick 9 hole course.A great way to work on your iron game.

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

Consistent

Good course, great for ladies and for the men who want to work on irons. Easy walking course. Greens in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Good Value

Older muni course keep in excellent condition by the city of Phoenix.

Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Easy to get too

For the golf junkie trying to get in a quick nine. fairways and greens in great shape.

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Great Muni

Excellent course for high handicapper. Greens in excellent condition but fast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

course conditions and value

course is an excellent condition. Greens running fairly quickly. But true. Excellent value if you want to just go out and play nine holes and relax

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
Previously Played

Good course to practice game

Terrific course to practice your game. It is a quick round, able to finish is less than 1.5 hours.

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

Nice morning.

The course was in good shape. We played at 5:45 am and the course was still very wet from watering. The water features were all very low. Lots of birds, turtles, and frogs. Greens played slow in the morning, faster as they dried up. Clubhouse guy was a jerk. Bag attendants were fantastic. Narrow fairways, very hilly in the rough. Would play there again, for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Nice course, great value

Nice fast course with great greens. Enjoyed walking the course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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