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4.2
473 Reviews (473)
5 Stars
181
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
26
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
90.6%
Recommend this course
415 out of 473 reviews
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4.3
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.5%
Recommend this course
23 out of 26 reviews
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4.3
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.2%
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52 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7345 yards
Slope 132
Rating 74.3

The Gold Course is one of three 18-hole courses offered at the Wigwam Resort, which was named one of Golf Magazine's "Silver Medal Resorts." Golf Digest cited the Gold Course as one of the best public courses in the state. Mature trees are present on all of the courses, as well as winding creeks that create water hazards, which come into play on several holes. There are also strategically placed sand bunkers present on the course. The rolling landscape of the course causes elevation changes that can affect shots. The Wigwam Resort facility also has a putting green and chipping area.

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Wigwam Golf Resort - Gold Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Jones 72 7345 yards 74.3 132
Combo 72 7021 yards 72.7 129
Championship 72 6830 yards 71.9 127
Club 72 6348 yards 69.8 121
Club (W) 72 6348 yards 76.0 129
Forward (W) 72 5885 yards 73.5 123
Forward 72 5885 yards 73.5 123
Scorecard for Gold
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Jones M: 74.5/135 548 391 272 654 405 213 429 465 452 3829 660 190 384 430 535 366 174 422 440 3601 7430
Combo M: 73.1/132 548 391 219 575 405 196 429 398 416 3577 590 190 384 383 535 366 174 422 404 3448 7025
Champions M: 72.3/130 533 374 219 575 380 196 412 398 416 3503 590 163 368 383 522 354 161 382 404 3327 6830
Club M: 70.0/125 W: 76.3/133 506 358 172 540 356 176 347 377 390 3222 562 144 347 362 488 323 146 367 387 3126 6348
Forward W: 73.7/128 483 341 158 510 335 156 325 322 370 3000 527 126 321 323 467 298 135 355 333 2885 5885
Handicap 5 13 15 3 11 17 9 1 7 2 16 14 8 4 12 18 6 10
Par 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 36 5 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 3 7 15 1 13 17 11 5 9 2 18 14 12 4 8 16 6 10

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways TiffDwarf Grass
Greens TiffDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round

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, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Reviews

4.2
473 Reviews (473)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 45
Patio Dining 41
Brunch 20
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 63
Water Hazards 51
Plays Long 49
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 52
Playing Multiple Courses 44
Locals 42
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 51
Worth the Drive 40
Convenient to the City 33

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5.0
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Previously Played

Great day of golf

Great day of golf!
The staff was great!.. excellent layout and great weather!

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
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Previously Played

Nice facility

Greens and fairways are a bit rougher than usual. They know that and will definitely bring it back to shape. Nice facilities with a great layout and nice vibe going on. Recommended

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rough Shape

We played the Gold course and it was in rough shape. The fairway were being transitioned to a new grass. That is understandable, but you should know that a head of time. The greens were even worse. Most of them didn't really have grass on them. Very spotty. No water in half of the ball washers.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Such a disappointment - Wigwam Gold Course

I’ve wanted to play the Wigwam for some time now, I was extremely disappointed. I want my Sunday back! Maybe it’s the “summer conditions”.... this course was horrible! Dead fairways, Greens that were so dry they were nothing but dried cracked dirt in places (50%). Impossible to judge the speed of your putt, and if you’re looking for grass in the fairway you’d be moving your ball at least once per hole to avoid the “ground under repair”. My buddy who played with me says he played the course in the winter and it was in much better shape. Regardless, a course that is in this bad of shape should be closed till it recovers. Place of play was horrid! It took us 5hrs+ to get though the course It was impossible to get any momentum when you had to sit for 10 min between holes. At least we had plenty of time to get food at the snack shack. Food and beverages were way overpriced. $6-$7 for beer that everywhere else is $4-$5. I cannot express how disappointed I was with the Gold course. Do not waste your time or money here, even at $33 / round.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just OK

Nothing special. 4 1/2 hr round. Greens need watering bad. Rock Harry. They can’t hold a shot. Cart girl was good. Kid at check in needs personality. He is not friendly. Course has a few good holes and some bad ones. The more I play it the more disappointed I am. I hope it’s a long time before I play again. It’s a local course

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

pure gold

Wonderful round on the gold course. no waiting except for a few minutes on two par 3's. The course is in great shape. A lot of people don't take 3 seconds to repair their divots on the green. This is a very nice course; the whole resort is top notch.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Elysian Fields

This is where the gods play. Beautiful, long, and replete with a feeling distinctly “old Arizona” I can already tell my love for this course is going to be deep like a river.

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

Course in great shape and good value

Course in great shape and good value. The Gold course is tricky to play but good variation of holes with water and fairway bunkers to make you think. Not your typical desert course as it is more of a park like setting.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
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 Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens & Pin Locations

The course was in great shape. The greens were hard to hold and very slick and fast. Knowing the course layout would have helped out. Can’t wait to play it again

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

Perfect

This is as good as it gets at ANY price. Classic course, perfect conditions and 90 degrees of dry heat.....love it, and Wig-Wam Gold course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Unfair greens

This is a very fun fold course with great conditions. The course was extremely well manicured and the layout of the course was very fun. What drove me nuts were the greens. Extremely undulated and hard. For a golf course which is 90 years old, you would think they could make the greens more receptive. I hit multiple wedges on that landed on the front of the green that literally bounced over the back of the green. Then I would hit shots to land on the fringe to bounce/roll on and they wouldn’t bounce up. The speed of the greens was fast but playable. You need to play this course 2 or 3 times before you can expect to score. Everything else was just great. I felt that the course rewards excellent shots, but penalizes good shots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
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

A great test of golf.

My first time to play any of the Wigwam courses. We hsd a very windy dayf following some rain days. The course drained very well and the ball rolled well on the fairways. The greens rolled well but could benefit from some sun and warmer weather. I would recommend this course to my friends and would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Careful on the Greens at Gold

Second time I've played this track, and let me tell you I thought I had learned something the first time around...but I still struggled on the hard, crowned, unfriendly greens!
Its the only thing that is unfriendly about this place, though. Great people, pace of play was excellent, all the amenities were great [although one of my $40 cigars!!! unravelled].
If you play, bring your A game and a bag full of patience, the greens don't hold anything but a spinny, high iron or a pitch and run. The rest of the MacKenzie track was a great test of target golf, and playing from the white tees, the length was manageable for an old boy like me. If you like a challenge, this will fit the bill!
If you like a little less challenge, the Blue and Red courses are also excellent, and super maintained, and you get all of the same great friendly service. 2nd to none!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Much better than my expectation

Other than little topography change, this is the facility for anyone and everyone

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Service is important

Very challenging course. In very good shape. Disappointed with the on course service - mid course snack shack closed. Should be open on a sunny day

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

Tough course!

Tough course! Beautiful... but-definitely challenging!

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