Palms Golf Course at Oakwood Country Club

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4.3
119
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
67
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
91.6%
Recommend this course
109 out of 119 reviews
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4.6
5
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
5.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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Average Rating
4.5
11
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3249
Slope 129
Rating 35.5
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Tournament Black 36 3249 yards 35.5 129
Championship Blue 36 3103 yards 34.4 123
White 36 2922 yards 33.2 114
Forward Yellow (W) 36 2722 yards 34.2 109
Silver 36 2282 yards
Scorecard for Palms / Sonoran
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Black M: 71.0/125 372 494 354 179 388 358 188 394 522 3249 6567
Blue M: 68.9/120 359 482 338 170 374 345 156 377 502 3103 6156
White M: 66.4/110 W: 71.3/117 347 435 322 157 359 333 133 353 483 2922 5608
Yellow W: 68.5/109 336 399 315 139 346 319 115 338 458 2765 5153
Handicap 11 9 3 17 5 13 15 1 7
Par 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 1 13 17 7 15 9 5 3

Course Details

Year Built 1984
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Keith Foster

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

4.3
119

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 23
Bunkers 18
Forced Carries 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Seniors 20
Playing Multiple Courses 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 17
Worth the Drive 13
Convenient to the City 9

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great shape

Clubhouse has awesome Happy Hour !

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

Oakwood golf club

Played this course last week and thought it was great perfect everything played again today perfect

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Lots of water

This course is fun but the water makes it challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Faster greens add a nice challenge.

The greens are a little faster than I remember from past rounds, which I enjoy. The course has some nice nuances that make it an enjoyable challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Typical retirement community course

Course is flat with lots of water hazards. Hazards are typically either easily played around and avoided or require short carries. I thought the fairways were in acceptable condition, but no more then that. Greens seemed fairly small with more subtle slopes. I liked the course and its worth playing. Lady in the pro shop said it’s easier to get a tee time on the weekend, as all the members okay during the week and take the weekends off.

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

Nice course

I have this course a few times and has always been in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tale of two nines

We have played this course many times and were very surprised by the condition of the Lakes nine.It was in the worse condition we have ever seen,very dry,terrible greens,bare fairways ect.The sonoran was perfect,plush,great greens.It was like summer on one side winter on the other.Why???Next time we play we will avoid the lakes nine at all costs.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very pleasant place to golf !

We live in this community so we are regulars here. Course is in great condition. We played Sonoran/Lakes combo .(there are 3 "9's).

We were matched up with another couple and it was very compatible - A day on the golf course like it should be - "make new friends -have fun!"

The clubhouse has a great Happy hour and food is good.

Unfortunately you won't find it on Golfnow often but if you do -Grab it !

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

Bargain

This course is always in great shape. "Hot Deal" at $19,can't beat it!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great golf !

THIS IS A REALLY NICE PLACE TO GOLF !

Clubhouse Happy Hour is terrific.

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 Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Enjoyable round Lakes/Palms courses

We arrived and the drop off area and the Club house is designed for residence. When we checked in and got our cart everyone was really friendly and helpful. We played the Lakes and Palms courses. They also have a Sonoran 9. The blue tees are about equal to white tees at other areas but I am not a 7000 yard hitter so that is fine with me. The red/gold tees were fair for women (accord to my spouse). The course was in great shape but they were still where in cart path only from winter grass over seeding. The fairways were medium wide and the Lakes had water on all holes. The Lakes was the harder of the two 9’s and all greens had many bunkers protecting them on both 9’s. The greens were not flat but they where not extreme either. I really enjoyed the greens because they were fair but not easy. My spouse and I really enjoyed the round overall.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice Course, Cart Path Only Though??

I have played this course several times and it's always in good condition. We played Lakes and Palms. Even though overseed completed several weeks ago, it was still cart path only. There were many areas on both courses that were not over seeded, but these were off limits as well. This makes for a lot of walking on courses with wide fairways. Very few seniors playing when we played for obvious reasons. However, the rate was good because of this. I will play again once restrictions are removed.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course for the money

Course is pretty short from the back tees (6,500 yards), but there's enough water and sand to keep things interesting. You should be able to shoot a good score if you're hitting it well off the tee. Overall, course was in great shape and played in under 4 hours. Worth it if you can get a rate equal to Dobson or Kenny Mac.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Decent value retirement course

I've played Oakwood a few times, and I'd say it's a combination of Dobson Ranch quality, with Ocotillo type water hazards. That's not a bad thing, as I like both of those places. At only 6500 yards from the tips, you can really shoot a good score out here if you're hitting it decent. If you're looking for a relaxing round where you'll probably shoot a good score, Oakwood is a decent option if you can get a price for something similar to what Dobson is charging.

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