Stonecreek Golf Club

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3.6
623
5 Stars
95
4 Stars
280
3 Stars
141
2 Stars
57
1 Stars
50
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.6
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.7
72.4%
Recommend this course
458 out of 620 reviews
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Average Rating
3.6
39
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
69.2%
Recommend this course
27 out of 39 reviews
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Average Rating
3.4
99
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
66.7%
Recommend this course
66 out of 99 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6871
Slope 131
Rating 72.8
Type Semi-Private
The course at Stonecreek Golf Club has a traditional links-style layout that meanders through Paradise Valley, providing stunning mountain vistas to the south and west. The golf course has undergone several renovations since its opening and the result is superb round of golf in a beautiful setting. The hilly fairways and fast greens are immaculate and well manicured. Water hazards come into play on five holes. There are also bunkers strategically placed throughout the course. Stonecreek Golf Club also has convenient practice facilities including a putting green and chipping area. There is also a pro shop and professional golf instructors on the premises.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 71 6871 yards 72.8 131
Back 71 6322 yards 69.9 128
Middle 71 5937 yards 68.1 125
Middle (W) 71 5937 yards 73.1 132
Forward/Middle (W) 71 5453 yards 70.5 126
Forward (W) 71 5018 yards 68.4 119
Scorecard for Stonecreek Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Championship M: 72.8/131 364 399 181 426 186 389 548 370 410 3273 382 402 197 548 378 227 609 419 436 3598 6871
Back M: 69.9/128 340 381 165 373 156 359 539 325 379 3017 360 377 183 513 348 166 547 397 414 3305 6322
Middle M: 68.1/125 W: 73.7/132 335 343 157 310 154 319 478 299 369 2764 350 360 176 488 343 147 508 392 409 3173 5937
Forward/Middle W: 70.9/128 291 343 157 310 115 319 412 262 369 2578 350 290 122 442 343 147 451 392 338 2875 5453
Forward W: 68.8/122 291 265 106 299 115 302 412 262 335 2387 269 290 122 442 232 123 451 364 338 2631 5018
Handicap 13 3 17 5 15 1 9 7 11 8 10 16 14 4 18 2 6 12
Par 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 35 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1983
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Roy Dye (1983) Gary Grandstaff (1983) Wadsworth Golf Construction (1988) Arthur Hills (1988)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS 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
Dress code Denim Ok

Reviews

3.6
623

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 35
Patio Dining 24
Brunch 14
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 83
Water Hazards 69
Forced Carries 37
This course/club is great for:
Locals 69
Advanced Golfers 45
Seniors 31
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 95
Near Local Attractions 28
Worth the Drive 20

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of Play Atrocious

Golfed here for the first time after passing it a ton. From the first tee, pace of play was terrible. Snowbird couples everywhere and not a ranger in sight. Course was in great shape and would love to give it another shot in the summer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A nice course

Really enjoyed the course. We will definitely play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

This course was cart path only but the course was in good shape.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow afternoon of Golf

Course was in good shape, would have been easier to walk given the cart path only requirements. Play was very slow - started at 1430 and only got 12 holes in before darkness.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lush!

I was pleasantly suprised to find this a fairly challenging and scenic course with some shots longer than they look. Greens and traps were in outstanding condition. The only negative was that we were following a tournament and it got bottled up on the 15th hole and subsequently played the last 2 in near dark. All in all...want to come back again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

I like this course alot

Stone Creek never disappoints, this condition of the course continues to change to the better. A very good golf course

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout, pace of play too slow

On pace for a 5+ hour round on a Monday. Need I say more.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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StonecreekGC
Commented On 10/30/2018

Hello John Ryan,

Our apologies that pace of play did not meet expectations. Please email us at info@stonecreekgc.com so we can address your experience personally.

Respectfully,

Stonecreek Staff

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Done with Stonecreek

There are four of us. Two near eighty and two in their mid-60’s. We do not play “ cartpath only” golf. When I booked this round I was not told we would have to stay on the cartpaths. We didn’t learn until we got to the course. Come to find out the course had been overwatered and the rough was incredibly high because the head maintenance guy was sick. If you went off the fairway you couldn’t find your ball unless you stepped on it. We got soaked walking through the high grass. We agreed that this was singularly the worst day of golf we ever experienced. Thinking we were with a tournament that teed off the backside, the ranger came out to tell us we were two holes behind the group in front of us even though we turned in two hours. He apologized when he realized we were the lead group. We play every week year round. We are done with Stonecreek golf course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented On 10/27/2018

Mr. Cushman,

We truly are sorry that your group was unaware of the CPO rule. Unfortunately, since your group booked through Golf Now we were unable to inform you of the rule personally. For future reference if you check your online tee time confirmation email any unusual course maintenance or cart rules will be posted in the tee times notes. The rough was certainly higher than we would like and has been addressed. The wetness of the course you experienced was from dew as your group teed off at 6:36am. It typically takes a few hours to dissipate. Again, we apologize that your experience did not meet expectations and hope you try the course again when the CPO rule is lifted November 10th.

Respectfully,

Stonecreek Staff

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Bad

Well, the course was scalped for overseeding. Didn't know that until I got there. It was a typical hot Phoenix day-not the courses fault, obviously-but the pace of play was the worst I have ever seen. I am a Phoenix native, been golfing for about 40 years all over the valley. By the six hole, other foursomes were giving up and driving back to the clubhouse. There were three or four foursomes waiting on the holes in front of us. We gave up on number seven and headed in. There was a Cold Beer and Cheeseburger restaurant around the corner so the day wasn't a total disappointment.

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

Course review

Good layout and challenging course. Getting ready to shutdown in a couple of days for over seeding Therefore it was not in great shape. But even the greens were in poor shape. Hopefully after they reopen everything will get back to good.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Buyer Beware

During this time of year in Arizona be diligent in your choice of course to play. CALL the course and ask how conditions are. This place was scalped in preparation for over seeding. I would never play a course in this condition. I checked their website and found no mention of current conditions. Waste of time and money and gas.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
3.0
Arizona Advisor
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Stonecreek: The Golf Club - Same as it ever was

Stonecreek: The Golf Club began its life as Anasazi Country Club, designed in 1983 by Pete Dye's brother Roy. He was best known for what was a phenomenal course off of Lake Livingston in Texas, called Waterwood National, closed now for many years. For those of you have made the trek to Cabo, he also designed Cabo San Lucas Country Club which opened just before his passage in 1994. Anasazi had financial trouble, and became Mummy Mountain (Golf Club...Country Club)? It has been tweaked, since, by Greg Nash, Wadsworth Construction, Jack Snyder and Arthur Hills. With all of that said, it remains as a golf course that I would stay away from like someone with the flu.

Why? First, it's another course managed by Arcis, the heir-apparent to absolutely horrific golf management as was initially established by American Golf Corp. A secret for you: If you want to know what a company is really like, take a look at the web site GlassDoor.Com. There you will see employees and former employees discussing what works and what doesn't within the company. Yeeeouch!! What was once Evergreen Alliance Golf Limited LP became Eagle Golf and then Arcis. In Phoenix, the Arcis portfolio are courses which were once American Golf Corp. properties and generally, pretty awful.

Designwise the course is iffy: One and two are both kind of goofy and the greens are ALWAYS incredibly thin, grass wise. Six is just ridiculous, a poorly designed hole, again with a green that rarely seems healthy. Eight is.... impossible to describe other than: "Really?" Ten is similar... with a green complex that defies explanation. The rest of the holes are not really notable, at all.

I first played this course years ago in what was the Western States mini tour and was unimpressed then. Nothing has changed since then. I could point you in the direction of 5 or 6 other courses you could play for similar money and promise you that you would have a better experience. Aguila, Papago, The Legacy, Grand Canyon University, Wigwam Red or Gold... and there are more. Do your due diligence and you'll find that to be true for you, as well.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Wet

The course is still very wet from the recent monsoons. Greens started drying off by late morning. The course is well maintained. Staff was great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Course

Great service. Greens were bumpy, Sam in the grill is the BEST!!! You have to Get a Crush burger.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
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

Stone Temple Pilot

Last played here a year ago. Greens in pretty good shape for this time of year. Fairways a little thin in a lot of areas. Overall, a great value when you consider a cheeseburger was inclusive of the greenie! Course still requires thoughtful course management off the tees and approaches. Especially the par 5's. It's always nice to play a nice course close to home that challenges you! Will be back soon!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ratty Fairways

The fairways have far two many bald, and balding, areas. Greens were fine. Even at this time of year, too many other courses at comparable prices, in far better condition.

Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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