Raven Golf Club - Phoenix

4.3452411765 4.3 stars from 5 (488)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7078 yards
  • Slope: 130
  • Rating: 72.8
  • Layout

  • 3636 E Baseline Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85042, Maricopa County
  • (602) 243-3636
  • www.ravenphx.com
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Year built: 1995
Architect(s): David Graham, Gary Panks
Type: Public
Style: Traditional
Greens: TiffDwarf Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Collared shirt and bermuda shorts required. No denim.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7078 yards 72.8 130
Silver 72 6722 yards 70.5 125
White 72 6264 yards 68.1 119
Gold 72 5759 yards 71.9 124

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.3 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.1 stars from 5
Value: 4.3 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.3 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 488 Reviews
5 stars:
205
4 stars:
195
3 stars:
50
2 stars:
21
1 stars:
17

recommend this course

422 out of 485 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city near the airport worth the drive   Great for advanced golfers locals entertaining clients   Challenges include bunkers undulating greens water hazards   Great for drinks patio dining brunch  

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"Midwest Golf!"


u179942158's avatar
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/06/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course reminds me of golf in the Midwest...beautiful pine trees, ornamental grasses, rolling fairways. Players forget they're in the desert, and at the same time enjoy the sunshine and top-notch customer service. If the front nine stresses you out, the back nine will cement your return another day! I'd like that to be soon for me.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Enjoyable day on the Links"


longviewlady's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/01/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Really enjoyed this course. Beautiful, challenging, fair and in great shape, Raven was a beautiful layout with fast greens and lush fairways. A perfect round to end a wonderful vacation.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



jemdmd's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/31/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is a decent course. Hole 4 requires 2 incredible shots to get on in regulation from back tees. Greens had some bumps but not horrible. Course has some huge bunkers but they need more rake foot print everywhere.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Close to the airport"


Thomas1993's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/12/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

What a great track near the airport, highly recommend.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I recommend this course


"Great value and Course"


u000006909269's avatar
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/10/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played this course multiple times. It’s a nice layout and in great condition. I’ve visited Arizona 3 to 4 times per year and I usually try to play this course at least once or twice. It’s a great getaway course that’s close to the airport for that final round that you want to get in and not feel rushed to get to the airport


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



Whiskey12's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/06/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Just right"


rygabert's avatar
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/27/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is in very good shape for this time of year. On course staff very amenable and pleasant. Greens are average speed which is ok. Raven should improve some of the tee boxes which are crowned a bit.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"played it again for the fun of it"


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Top 250 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Slow Sunday,not much play today,course,except for the bunkers in very good shape,some had grass in then from the overseed,some had littel sand in them ..greens are a challenge to read had to take the setting sun into account(rye overseed) and then a couple still had weird breaks in them...no cartgirl(teed off at 1:10pm)and the "halfway" place closed at 2:00 but the bar was still open at the turn,great weather really perfect for phoenix ...


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



u000008018870's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/25/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



Denis2272686's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



jbedard57's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/21/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Well maintained course. Limited challenge. Overpriced at 125$ us


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I don't recommend this course



uXRJL8848XR's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/16/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



dunnellon's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/10/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Perfect day at Raven"


kduford's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/08/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great day at Raven. Greens a bit slower than normal die to just finishing overseed. It was cart path only but that was no issue. Always great service and a great course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice course"


BeatMichel's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/01/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very well maintained course. Excellent value for money.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Nice course, but too long for the women"


maryse67's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/01/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

A nice course but the pace was slow because there was no marshall and there was a foursome who should have been managed from the beginning. For the first nine, it took us 2 hour and half....

5700 yards on the golf is not fair for most of the women.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Another really good round of golf on a challenging course"


abcovell's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/30/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This was not our first time on this course and as usual it lived up to expectations. We played after overseeing and it was cart path only ... Fairways and greens were in excellent condition. Course is tight and challenging


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"A Little Pricey!"


mmcneill's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/29/2017
Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

My wife and I joined with two other for a good day at the Raven. Very unfair length for women - 5800yds. Course was in good shape after the over-seeding but a little too pricey for others of similar quality we have played in the Phoenix area.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"John D."


patsyc's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/27/2017
First time playing Walked Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Terrible experience! I and my golfing buddy are both handicapped with heart trouble, difficult breathing and I even have a pacemaker & defibrilater implanted. And even though the course has fully recovered from the top dressing, we were not allowed a handicapped flag - not even a 90 degree rule. We couldn't finish the round and had to quit after 9 holes. Ended up not buying shirts or caps to remember our trip. The Pro blamed the situation on the greens keeper!


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Jim9383577's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/26/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course



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