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607 Reviews (607)
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
91.3%
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560 out of 607 reviews
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4.6
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.3%
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52 out of 54 reviews
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4.6
74 Reviews (74)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.9%
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Semi-Private
Style Desert
Par 71
Length 6917 yards
Slope 142
Rating 72.9

The Boulders Golf Club & Resort complex features two outstanding 18-hole courses. Both courses are very well maintained, and the scenery is incredible. Boulder's South Course is exactly the type of desert course people come to the Phoenix-Scottsdale resort corridor to play. A round of golf on the South kicks off on the par-4 first hole, which measures 421 yards from the blue tees, which is quickly followed by a short par 3, measuring 150 yards from the blue tees. Things get long on the fifth hole, a 545-yard par 5, which is just a warm-up for the 11th hole, a par 5 that measures 601 yards from the blue tees. It doesn't get much easier to finish: The 18th is a par 5 that measures 513 yards from the blue tees.

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Course Details

Year Built 1984
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jay Morrish (1986) Jay Morrish (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
607 Reviews (607)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 34
Patio Dining 16
19th Hole Scenic Views 14
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 84
Forced Carries 60
Undulating Greens 52
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 83
Advanced Golfers 63
A Weekend Splurge 62
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 80
At a Resort 72
In the 'Burbs 31

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Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Incredible Views

Played the North back and the South front, both had incredible views and picturesque moments. The layout was really enjoyable, but not for the average golfer as fairways are tight. We were paired with two beginner golfers (great people) but they must have lost a few dozen balls each. I played from the blues which I soon found out were essentially the blacks as they shared the tee box on almost every hole. You definitely want to make sure your drive is dialed in or you will lose a lot of balls. Some really cool elevated tee boxes that had some beautiful drop shots. What really impressed me were the greens, they were extremely fast and rolled very smooth. Overall this was a great course and a fun day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Better be good off the tee

This course is awesome but you better have a lot of confidence off the tee. This is not for slicers or someone that is not accurate off the tee. Green were challenging but true. You need to play target golf and can’t just hit driver on every hole. Absolutely love this course and the layout. Great for low handicappers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rock review

Overall experience was awesome. A bit slow but playing as a twosome with twosome, single and foursomes in front.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Day at The Boulders

From tee to green, on every hole, The Boulders provided an outstanding layout and conditions to make for an exceptionally-pleasant golf experience. Milder temperatures ... with no one else on the course ... only added to the joy of day’s round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 58
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A favorite of mine

I have loved playing the boulders for a long time. Unfortunately it’s way too pricey for me in the winter months, so i only play here in the summer. It’s always in good condition and pleasurable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A Must Play

Excellent golf course...first class service. Thank You

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not impressed

We played a split course , teeing off on the back 9 of the north course and finishing on the front nine of the south course . The back 9 of the north course is in rough condition, they are having a watering problem as there was make shift watering devices on nearly every hole , making play somewhat distracting. The front nine of the south course was much better , however they obviously are having issues with fairway grass and weeds . Overall I would give the experience a solid C .

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Desert Golf

Played the white tees...quite challenging but very much fun. So much wildlife on this course, Quail, bunnies, deer, bobcat, javelina, hawks.

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

Sizzling Boulders South Course

Boulders South course is a great test for average-strong golfers. A rather hot 114 degree day with no breeze added to challenge - course in good condition and greens were excellent. Every hole is set up differently and views amazing. Desert golf at its best.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Greens

Greens are soft but run true with healthy grass. Picturesque course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Boulders is a classic

We played 9 holes on the South and 9 holes on the North course......greens were in epic condition and we enjoyed the stellar mountain and boulder views!! We will be back.

Philip Henn

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
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
Reviews 135
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Arizona Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Fantastic time

I had a fantastic time at the Boulders. I was supposed to play the front 9 on both North and then the South, but the starter asked me if I could play the full South course instead. He said that the North was getting backed up and this would speed up play. Buddy you are singing my song. The south course was in excellent condition. The greens were extremely soft. They felt kind of spongy. Hardly any pitch marks anywhere. Very nice. They putted a little bit slower, but you just have to adjust to the speed. The different selections of tees made the course very fun and challenging. I enjoyed this course very much. P.S. I didn't catch the name of the starter, but buddy you made my day. I absolutely love it when courses make sure pace of play is moving steadily.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyable

Played the North course. Chased the mowers around most of the day. They were very considerate. An outing was ahead of us that made the back nine 3 hrs; 3 groups waiting on each hole. Even with all that, we enjoyed the experience. We would do it again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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