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3.9
364 Reviews (364)
5 Stars
96
4 Stars
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3 Stars
46
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
2.7
90.2%
Recommend this course
349 out of 364 reviews
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3.4
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.5
Value
3.6
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
1.6
StaffFriendliness
3.9
50.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 8 reviews
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3.8
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.7%
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36 out of 42 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Style Desert
Par 71
Length 6493 yards
Slope 131
Rating 71.5
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Kino Springs Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Red Lawrence (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.9
364 Reviews (364)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Brunch 10
Dinner 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 96
Bunkers 67
Forced Carries 57
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 101
Locals 66
Advanced Golfers 58
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 108
In the 'Burbs 20
Convenient to the City 7

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3.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

WHEN OPEN...IT'S A FUN COURSE!!!

The course is worth playing when open, but since it closed in mid May or so, and will, or may, reopen in September or so, it's difficult to review. My comment is really if the course is closed, then why send out a review option???

So I remain "closed" in my comments on Kino Springs.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/31/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. We look forward to seeing you on the golf course,

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

Marvin

This course has closed mid-May until mid-Oct......how stupid is that? I ran golf clubs for 40 yrs, the owners at Kino are trying to prove what? Why don't you guys just unload the place if you cant run it for more than 8 mo's/yr? The greens are really good, the rest of the fairways and traps are a cow pasture. Kino suffers from lack of equipment, know-how, experience and leadership. All the decent players are gone, they dont leagues or outings...it's just a nothing place anymore with no future. It's going the same way that Rio Rico Golf Club did when they ruined it.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/07/2019

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review and rate Kino Springs Golf Club. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can consider making changes. Thanks for visiting us!

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course is Showing Some Pain

The greens were in very good condition, putted well albeit they were slower than they looked. Tee boxes and fairways are showing stress. It appears that a lack of watering is very evident, which was the problem over a year ago when the course closed down for a few months. Hopefully this is not a repeat of the water problems and issues. This layout is challenging with the inner 9 holes outstanding with views that can't be beat. Hopefully the course will get the attention it needs to maintain its overall appeal.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairways haven't been watered... Course drying out fast (greens are ok)

Played today and was really sad to see how the fairways have dried out (and it's not even summer yet). It looks like they will probably close for the summer again (like last year) and have started the slow process of letting it go for as long as they can with as little money put in as possible.

It's a shame that the City of Nogales doesn't support them with the water bill issue so that they can keep the place in tip top shape like they did during the winter months..

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/29/2019

Hello Jaime, thank you for reviewing our course, Kino Springs Golf Club. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear your recent experience with us may have been poor due to the course conditions and any miscommunication about the course. We will make sure to pass this along to our staff. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course could be a lot better (or worse) - its ok

After having closed down for the summer last year, the course reopened in the fall and has been open since. Most of the fairways and tee boxes are in good shape. About 5 or 6 of the greens have issues with patches missing or bumpy. From a value standpoint its a good deal (especially compared to Tubac's almost $100 rates in peak season). Hope they keep the course up as the summer months roll in.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/07/2019

Hello, Jaime. Thank you for taking the time to review Kino Springs Golf club. We are glad to see you think our course is a great value. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a Blast!

We love going down to Kino. The Views are fantastic, usually lots of wildlife, the course is very challenging, staff is great. Just a fun filled day!

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

bubba

Once again, very disappointed. Keith plus staff are ruining what was a very well kept course. Fairways not mowed, greens the worst I have seen in 5 years...many with bumps and chunks of turf not filled in. Since this is just a "write off" business, they are not spending any money to do anything! Fertilizer, weed control, clothing to sell, food and beverage, carts, proper green care....makes us angry and they lost our 40 man group. We have reviewed before, nothing happens. Just sell the place and close it down if you dont care to make it as good as you can. Anybody that thinks this course is "nice" must be in another world.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/12/2019

Hi, let us first say that we are so glad to hear back from you regarding your recent round with us! We work hard to create a seamless experience with so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course. Your comments are presented in a way we can incorporate them into actual change. We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game. Thank you for visiting and playing at Kino Springs Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 04/02/2019

Hello, Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 2-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take 2- star feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Kino Springs Golf Course.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

WELL WORTH PLAYING!!

The course offers a variety of shots for every golfer. The course starts out and finishes fairly straight forward. However holes 5 through 13 will definitely catch your attention to your shot making. Great views everywhere are to be had. Overall course is in good condition with greens needing a little attention. You'll be glad you played this course albeit your score might not reflect what you would like. However playing the course a few times will allow you to manage your game to meet the challenges.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

GREAT COURSE WHEN OPEN...????

Keep getting emails about Kino Springs, yet the course remains closed. Very difficult to play when closed, much less provide a review. However the thought is nice.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not Bad

Greens need aeration, hard and fast. Good layout, needs more special rates.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 03/22/2019

Hello Robert, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars. We hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Border Golf

45 minute drive from Green Valley. Interesting coarse with 2 different 9 holes in play. 3 or 4 par 4 holes fun to play. Little up, little down and a little sideways. Not my favourite course, but still get down to it 4 or 5 times in the winter.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 03/15/2019

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to review our course, Kino Springs Golf Club, and for the 3 stars. We hope that you enjoyed playing our golf course and that you will continue to see improvements in the course the next time you are with us. We are glad to see that you had a smooth round and a friendly experience with us. Thank you for playing our golf course, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the drive

A group of us has played Kino Springs for several years now. It is always in good, bordering on great shape. Mia (the on course beverage cart person) is a joy and we are always on the lookout for her cart. At times the fairways can be a bit rough, but all in all...better than several higher-priced area courses. We will continue to view Kino Springs as our go-to course and look forward to many more rounds there. It would be nice if they could get the grill/bar up and running more consistently.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/01/2019

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to review our course, Kino Springs Golf Club, and for the 3 stars. We hope that you enjoyed playing our golf course and that you will continue to see improvements in the course the next time you are with us. We are glad to see that you had a smooth round and a friendly experience with us. Thank you for playing our golf course, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

No frill golf in Southern AZ

For the price, in high season It was an ok course. But for the drive, and overall experience I would save my money and go elsewhere.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 03/08/2019

Hello, and thank you for reviewing our course, Kino Springs Golf Club. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that the course did not meet your expectations on the day of your round. We will make sure to pass this along to our staff. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

So much fun !

I started as a single and joined others on # 4 , fun and friendly course . A country setting with a great challenge . You will not regret playing Keno Springs .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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
Previously Played

Challenging course

I’ve always like the challenge of playing at Kino Springs. From the fifth hole to the twelfth hole you have to keep the ball in fairway or you risk losing it. Once you get to the thirteenth hole the course opens up. Only negative from my round is the course needs some reseeding in spots on the fairways throughout the course.

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