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4.0
235 Reviews (235)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
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3 Stars
39
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
13
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
83.5%
Recommend this course
196 out of 235 reviews
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4.0
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.8%
Recommend this course
24 out of 29 reviews
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4.1
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
80.9%
Recommend this course
38 out of 47 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 7015 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.3

The Palms Course at the Palm Valley Golf Club is one of two 18-hole courses offered at the facility. Located only a short distance from downtown Phoenix, the course is not only conveniently located but also accessible by any skill level of golfer. It provides adequate challenge for advanced players while offering a chance for less experienced golfers to hone their game. The golf course has a links-style design with a desert landscape that ranges between hilly and flat. Bunkers protect both the fairways and greens. There is also a lake that forms water hazards for two holes. Beginning in February, wind usually becomes at Palm Valley Golf Club's Palms Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Common Bermuda
Greens Tiff Dwarf
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (1993)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required. Golf shoes or tennis shoes are required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
235 Reviews (235)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 21
Plays Long 11
Thick Rough 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Advanced Golfers 12
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 17
Worth the Drive 16
In the 'Burbs 10

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice desert course

Was a great course, well maintained. The Fairways were nice and green for as hot as it was. The greens were well manicured too. Will definitely play here again next time in AZ.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 206
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Slow play. 105 degrees!

I know times are odd. But you gotta get a ranger take a pass or two from time to time. C'mon. Knuckleheads that teed off 7:30 were slower than snails. Their golf course etiquette was non existent. Thank goodness we played thru them when they were 1.5 holes behind.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good for the price

It is still in goof condition. The greens was well maintained, pace of play was 3 hours. Will come back soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Have Hade Better Experiences Here

I have played Palm Valley Multiple time and normally this course is in great shape. Today was a different story. There were multiple occasions where I was penalized after hitting the perfect drive, ending up in dead/ hard pan. I understand that the times are difficult and transition was rough this year, but it was a little more than frustration. Greens were in good shape, and other than the fairways, most of the course was right on par.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Hands down this is an awesome course. It’s green everywhere. Long enough and just enough to challenge you. Staff is great the price fits the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is pretty good. Some fairways were short of grass. Closes too early to even get a beer after your round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Worth it

We played here last year for the first time and had a great experience..so we had to make the return trip. Great experience again.
First group out so pace if play was not an issue. The course is in great shape. Fairways are forgiving and the greens roll true. We will be back as this is a top 5 on our list.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
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 Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 206
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Solid option.

Course in fine shape.
Good challenge especially West?North combo.
Two negatives...
Slow play (4.5 hours) on Monday afternoon.
No drinking water in buckets.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Correction To My Mistaken Review

I left a previous review of Fun To Play Once.
That was for another course I played on the same day.
This course was pretty straight forward. Showed you what you had in front of you.
On my next trip I will look for this course at a Hot Deal but will go play elsewhere at the price we paid.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Fun To Play Once

Kind of like a large round of putt putt. Greens have crazy undulations.
The man in the pro shop seemed irritated by our presence, the men at the club drop and the gals at the restaurant were some of the most pleasant and accommodating people I interacted with during my visit that consisted of 15 different golf courses.
For what you get for what it cost it was fun to play once. Unlikely I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great overall course.

Some challenging holes makes you play the course and not just hit driver all day off the tee. Course in great shape greens are fast. Pace of play was great we did tee off at 8 by the time we finished it looked packed so pace of play later in the day will be slow as all courses this time of year. Saw a Marshall at least 3 times through the 18 so that may help later in the day.

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

Great value

Course was in great shape, greens rolled very nice. Fairways are fairly wide making for very golfer friendly. Great value, would definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Course is in great shape. Played the North - South course, fairways in very good condition nice and wide for those spray their ball a bit. Greens very fast, but could use a little more growth but but hold nicely. Definitely play here again. Soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was in great condition. Not many obstacles. Would play this course all day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play

Course was very busy. My wife and I used to play Palm Valley years ago but stopped due to the slow play. We thought we’d give it another shot since we heard good things about the course. The course itself was in pretty good shape. Showed up to the tee box and the other 2some was a no show. We understood that it would be slower than normal. So we took our time. Made it through 3 holes until we could stand the waiting. Easily a 10-15 minute wait to hit by hole 3. At the 4th hole there were 4 groups on it. We called it a day and turned around. At least the gentlemen in the pro shop was courteous enough to give us a refund.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great facility

Great condition on greens, fairways,range and practice facility. Bunkers could use a little more sand, but otherwise this is a very nice course that I would certainly like to re-visit

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