Raven Golf Club - Phoenix
Raven Golf Club - Phoenix features a one-of-a-kind round of desert golf. Its fairways are lined with Georgia pine, and its greens have more tiers than one - the kind of golf course that only Gary Panks and David Graham could imagine, and a can't-miss on your next golf trip to Phoenix. Over the ages, the golf club has garnered all sorts of recognition.
The layout features plush, rolling fairways framed by thousands of mature trees, as well as vistas of rugged desert mountains and the Phoenix skyline. The golf course's flexible, strategic design offers a challenge for all players, and the variety it presents will give you the opportunity to use nearly every club in your bag.
That said, the Raven Golf Club - Phoenix might be the perfect place to turn a business trip to Phoenix into a golf trip to Phoenix - it's handy to Sky Harbor Airport and downtown Phoenix.
|Raven M: 73.2/132||436||137||477||596||324||428||221||421||526||3566||405||195||519||386||167||366||453||593||428||3512||7078|
|Champions M: 70.8/127||417||132||459||577||303||407||202||400||503||3400||378||171||499||370||148||344||430||576||406||3322||6722|
|Regular M: 68.3/121||398||109||443||551||293||379||177||370||472||3192||354||146||476||342||134||323||412||519||366||3072||6264|
|Forward M: 65.5/118||369||103||375||512||267||355||144||349||452||2926||323||112||444||304||123||305||382||486||354||2833||5759|
|Gold W: 71.9/124||369||103||375||512||267||355||144||349||452||2926||323||112||444||304||123||305||382||486||354||2833||5759|
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It was a perfect day for golf, and the course delivered too. Great greens, interesting layout. Not too difficult. They should include a shorter teebox than 5700 yds. It was very long for my wife, but even she enjoyed it. They said they had a "family tee" but didn't.
One of the best
The Raven is all that and some great value. Very good layout
Love the course needs more maintenance on the overall look of the course. Meaning flowers edging etc. Please don’t get this comment twisted is a very nice course but curve appeal needs a facelift
Good course, but VERY SLOW play
The greens and fairways were in great shape. Unfortunately, the bunkers and tee boxes were not. Additionally, the pace of play was EXTREMELY SLOW. I was paired with another gentleman, and we were joined by a single behind us on hole 4. We literally waited 10 minutes between shots on every hole as a threesome, though there were supposedly rangers on staff.
The cart team and starter were great, while the inside clubhouse staff was TERRIBLE. They didn’t greet any customers, and I actually had to look around for the gentleman working the desk in order to check-in. He was found sitting in a chair in the corner, and didn’t say a word to me when I walked in. Customer service 101 at it’s WORST!
Course in great condition
Played with a foursome this past Sunday and the course was in great shape! Greens rolled true and the pace of play was perfect. We finished the round in a little over 4 hours. It would've been great to see the cart girls more than once but other than that, it was a positive experience. One of my favorite courses and will be playing again soon before the rates go back ^.
Well kept course
First time to play at Raven. Staff was friendly and helpful. Course is very straight forward- all but two holes the flag can be seen from the tee box- course well groomed. Plenty of areas for water- nice on a 105 degree day. Play moved well- never felt rushed or had to wait for the foursome ahead of us. I highly recommend.
Really nice course
Really nice resort style course. Played well, conditions were just about perfect for the time of year, staff really great. Will definitely keep this one on top of the list next time around.
The Raven is a great course to play. I have played off and on since it was developed. I like the layout, the rolling fairways, and generally the course location.
I don't like the steep prices charged to play this course. i know we are in a golf "mecca" but I wold play this course much more frequently if their prices were more inline with other local courses in the area. That said, I still try and get on the course at least annually or more often and Golf Now provides that opportunity with Hot Deals.
It would be nice to see the Raven offer Arizona residents/seniors/veterans a discounted rate.
This is a tough time of year (summer) for course conditions, but the Raven course was in great condition. The greens were just aerated and sanded recently so putting was a little inconsistent, but not as bad some other courses in the area.
Can't wait to get out and play another round before the green fees skyrocket for the winter!
I really enjoy this course. It is challenging and fun. The greens are not easy when they are running fast. The surroundings are great to see too!
Bunkers need help
Greens and fairway good but some bunkers were the worst I've seen in Phoenix.
My Favorite Course
With the ARCIS membership, this is my favorite course. Always in pristine condition. The bunkers were a little hard, but that's practically everywhere in Phoenix these days. A little slower than normal pace of play, but still under 4 and a half hours, usually it's right at 4 hours.
Great course except for those sand traps
Don't get me wrong, they have some huge traps and they are well positioned and fair. But couldn't you guys run a machine through them to break up the surface crust. We all had wedges skitter off the surface and thin shots over and off the green. My only complaint, love the course. Well one other complaint, no ball washers at all!
Beautiful layout, staff was friendly and let us tee off early. This is not your typical Arizona course, with pine trees, lakes and undulation throughout. Nice change of scenery and pace of play was excellent at just over 3 hours .
Nice facility. Good good food/bev cart. Reasonable price. Easy to get around. Challenging course