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3.4
205 Reviews (205)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
67
3 Stars
70
2 Stars
31
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.1
Layout
3.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
79.9%
Recommend this course
157 out of 205 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.5
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.2
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.8%
Recommend this course
18 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 33
Length 2406 yards
Slope 109
Rating 31.2

Shalimar Golf Club is a nine-hole golf course in Tempe. The course is best for beginners but it has enough challenges in store to make it a great option for more advanced players who want a quick round. The layout is comprised of three par 3s and six par 4s. It weaves through a smattering of mature trees and across gently rolling hills. The small greens can be quite tricky, especially since there are strategically placed bunkers lurking along some. Water hazards come into play on a few holes, including the 155-yard fifth, which is one of the golf course's toughest. You'll have to pull off a carry over the area's biggest lake to a heavily bunkered, narrow green. Shalimar Golf Club's ninth hole is the most well known though, mainly for the island green. In addition to the water, there are also four bunkers surrounding the green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Year round
Architect Forrest Richardson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $7
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies 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
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.4
205 Reviews (205)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 24
Bunkers 16
Narrow Fairways 8
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 44
Walkers 34
Beginners 32
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 40
In the 'Burbs 6

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

When you drive into the course parking lot there isnt a sign that says bag drop oany indication of how to get to the pro shop to check in.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 01/07/2019:
Hello u00000342564, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our course. We escalated your feedback on the signage and rating on the course conditions to the appropriate departments. Thank you for visiting Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to earn your business again.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/03/2019

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u3358458! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shalimar Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Let down

We had an early tee time and the clubhouse attendant let us start early, which was nice because we would have been behind a fivesome. Our first drive, which was in the fairway, was hard to find because the fairway was littered with range balls. It was cartpath only, so it was hard to know what club to take to your shots. The greens were very slow and mowed unevenly. On seven or eight (par three) the bridge to the green was almost uncrossable because it was in such bad shape. Finally, the “island Green”. Was a dried up moat. I’m sorry to be so negative, but I thought some of the high rated reviews were very misleading...we both decided to call it a day after 9.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/14/2019

Hi, Chris1671254. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Shalimar Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/05/2019

Hello, KipBoetel. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course

This is a challenging course.greens in good shape.some patches but playable.I enjoyed it .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/11/2019

Thank you for your review, Bigwalt63. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Shalimar Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

"Learn, tune ups, and Turnt' up"

For the price this course offers a great experience for beginners. For the guy trying to tune up his new set of Irons, it's awesome. For the more avid Golfer, it offers a chance to shoot a round with golfers of all skill levels and then enjoy all that the Shalimar club has to offer. It's quite impressive for such a hidden lil gem of a golf course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/21/2019

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

First visit to Shalimar

My tee time was 10:30. Course was busy and pace was fast. A little too fast. Fairways are in great shape and the greens as well. Staff was friendly. I would recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 02/25/2019

Hello, we're glad you enjoyed our great course conditions and friendly staff. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club! #ShalimarGC

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Response from on 12/28/2018:
Hello MSzab, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great experience at Shalimar Golf Club. We also appreciate your rating on the pace of play. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Response from on 12/26/2018:
Hello thenaysm, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great golf experience at Shalimar Golf Club. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Watch out

Very good value for the money but do not play when they have soccer people playing as they hold up golf play.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Response from on 12/26/2018:
Hello, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our affordable rates and we appreciate your feedback on the pace of play. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Response from on 12/27/2018:
Hello u000008119879, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our affordable rates and had a great experience. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Couples golf

My wife and I played on a Monday morning. We never caught up to the group in front of us and the three foursomes behind never caught up with us. The course is fairly wide open and my wife likes and needs that. The fairways and greens were in great shape and I was able to make several putts. We will be back for casual golf that was fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from on 12/18/2018:
Hello Rory8525481, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course conditions and had a great experience. Thank you for playing Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not what it used to be

Have been playing this track for decades. It is slowly but surely going downhill and no longer a good value for the money. At the price of 9 holes at Shalimar, you can play 18 holes at several other courses within 10 miles of Shalimar, and they are in much more playable condition. No reason to play here except on a spur-of-the-moment basis for a quick 9, as there is almost always a great chance to just show up and walk on.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Response from on 01/11/2019:
Hello seP5Uw2AGDThehoXanp9, thank you for taking the time to review our course. We appreciate your feedback on the course conditions and on the value for the money. Thank you for visiting Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to earn your business again.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

Great course for occasional and beginning golfers. It would be easy to nit pick about patchy fairways and shaggy greens but to be honest we had a fun round. The par 4s are long enough to use your driver and I think I used most of my irons too. The refreshment cart came by three times which was nice. This course is a great value if you can relax and have fun. There’s always TPC Scottsdale for you low handicappers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 12/17/2018:
Hello brrausch, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had a great golf experience. Thank you for visiting Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tired course

The best thing about the course were the greens they were in great shape. The fairways could use a lot of work. The flags were difficult to see they blended into the background.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Response from on 12/14/2018:
Hello athole, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our course. We are glad you enjoyed our greens and we appreciate your feedback on the pin locations and the course conditions. Thank you for visiting Shalimar Golf Club and we hope to earn your business again.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Response from on 11/28/2018:
Hello thenaysm, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great golf experience at Shalimar Golf Club. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

What a disappointment!

Never got to play. A guy was teaching his son how to play. The took 20-25 minutes to play the first hole. When they got to the 2nd tee, the group ahead of them was still on the green. I hit 2 shots and left without playing.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Response from on 11/27/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our course. We are sorry that you were not able to play due to the pace of play. We appreciate your feedback and escalated it to the appropriate departments. Thank you for visiting Shalimar Golf Club and we value your feedback.
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
Response from on 11/16/2018:
Hello pamelawhitey, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great golf experience at Shalimar Golf Club. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
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