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3.8
1071 Reviews (1071)
5 Stars
253
4 Stars
469
3 Stars
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2 Stars
95
1 Stars
48
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.9
80.6%
Recommend this course
839 out of 1071 reviews
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3.8
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
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1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.2
81.4%
Recommend this course
48 out of 59 reviews
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3.9
150 Reviews (150)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.3%
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131 out of 150 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6288 yards
Slope 124
Rating 68.5

The Arizona Grand Resort (formerly known as Phantom Horse Golf Club) boasts a challenging golf course, blending desert target golf with traditional links, playing par-71 over 6,336 yards, and a 7,000-square-foot practice green with a bunker and chipping area for a pre-round tune-up.

After a round at Arizona Grand Resort, head to an onsite drinking or dining spot: there's Mexican food, and then there's Southwestern dancing, and then there's a sports bar so you can catch up with someone else's game indoors or outdoors on the patio.

The Arizona Grand Resort also offers several packages, ranging from stay-and-play to family deals to getaways for women to romantic suite packages, complete with breakfast in bed.

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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Golf Season Year round
Architect Forrest Richardson (1987) Brad Bartell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

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

Reviews

3.8
1071 Reviews (1071)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 64
Patio Dining 54
Brunch 37
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 133
Bunkers 99
Water Hazards 88
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 85
Locals 65
Advanced Golfers 58
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 121
Convenient to the City 115
Near the Airport 88

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
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4.0
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Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
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Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/02/2019

Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

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

Bad start

The starter must of had a bad night. Very inattentive asked for glasses for water and you would think we had just kicked his dog. Sand traps are horrible, ladies tee boxes are unplayable. Nice layout, good course for 40.00 or less.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/02/2019

Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent experience marlaur. Your satisfaction is a concern of ours as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly so we discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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1.0
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Previously Played

Good course terrible conditions.

It is a very nice course but the playing conditions were terrible. The course had been closed because of rain the previous day and should probably have been closed today as well. There was standing water on places in the fairways and on all dips in the cart path. When we reached the 9th hole it was absolutely pouring with thunder heard all around us. We drove back to the clubhouse as we were all thoroughly soaked and freezing. No towels were even given to us for the golf cart. They told us if we had booked through them they would have refunded our money or set up a different date and time to play but since we booked with golf now we had to contact them for a refund. They replied since the course did not close no refund would be issued. We were issued promo codes but these can only be used for hot deals after 12:00.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/02/2019

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Because of rain starting on hole 12 as well as lightening we had to quite golf on hole 13. We asked at the club house if we could get a rain check. We were thinking for 9 holes but it was a definite no. We were very disappointed.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/05/2019

Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent experience Jdriedger. Your satisfaction is a deep concern of ours as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly so we discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Nice Course

Nice course, but design/layout for some holes is very penal for average golfers. Cart path only on a course like this is very difficult for some and causes significantly slower pace of play for all. Despite these comments I enjoy the challenge of the course and will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great for Low and High Handicappers

Usually busy but the pace of play is pretty good. Lots of great holes both easy and challenging. Very open in most cases and a cool 18th hole that will thrill everyone.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
Incentivized Review
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sideshow

This course is wrapped around a resort & it's just a sideshow.
Nobody fixes their ball marks on the green, the fairways are: narrow, undulating, blind, & unforgiving.
1st impression was disappointing the walk gettin the vehicle is further than most courses from the bag drop & the staff does not offer a ride after the round.
The pro shop is interesting, when we inquired about a driving range or place to get loose we were told "we just have a net to hit into & it's garbage". No practice greens. 35 minute late start, disorganized starter, no announcement of whos on the tee or up next, you just have to meander around the carts & wait.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Thank you for the great feedback Bob! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/14/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful

Great course! Cart path only and didn’t need to be, but very nice. Awesome staff! Very accommodating.. l love the layout, some city and some mountain/ desert areas. Would recommend

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Decent Course

The course was just done overseeding so it was cart path only. The greens were shaggy and slow. But overall, the course was in good shape.

The restrooms on the course were in disrepair and the toilets were overflowing. There were rangers on the course. We moved very well but once we caught up to the foursome that teed off 35 minutes ahead of us, we had to wait on every hole.

The weather was perfect - 80+ degrees with a light wind. We ate at the clubhouse and it was great.

We would play it again. It is definitely a resort course. The views were spectacular and the layout was good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. Thank you for mentioning our great views and layout! We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible pace and condition

Almost 6 hours to play the course. We’ve waited at every hole at least 5 mins to tee off. On top of that, the course is in pretty bad condition with the overseeding. These are the slowest bounciest greens I’ve played. Not worth the money.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Thank you for the great feedback GeoffSpicer! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fairways were mud

Fairways were mud died out greens were slowest I’ve ever played back9 was mini golf

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slow play and aggressive golfers

The Arizona Grand Golf course was a beautiful and challenging course for a very reasonable fee. The course was due to be reseeded the following week, so I took that into consideration for overall course conditions. Overall, I would play this course again under different circumstances . . .

Firstly, the group ahead of us was playing extremely slow. I understood that they had a disabled golfer with them, so we weren't rushing them and it only became apparent how slowly they were playing as we hit the back nine and found that there were 4 holes open ahead of them. I would have expected that they would have let us play through, but did not offer or make themselves available for us to ask. This isn't a fault of the course; however, when we contacted the marshal about the slow play, he said he would be right out, but we didn't see any sign of him for the remaining nine holes of slow play. I do hold the course accountable for this.

The slow play was also holding up those behind us. This is the point about aggressive golfers. On multiple occasions the group behind us hit into us while we were waiting (and one while we were putting). Twice they nearly hit my golf partner in the head with their shots. We asked them politely each time to please not hit into us and explained that we were being delayed by the group ahead of us. On the final occurrence, they could clearly see we were on the green and putting when they hit their shot onto the green next to me (on the fly, not a lucky roller). We asked again that they not hit into us. At this point the two men in the group started to charge us yelling "what are you going to do about it". They were very angry and looking for a fight (which wouldn't have ended well for them as they were with their wives and we had four men in our group). We (not them) quickly defused the situation by staying calm. The men said they were members of the course and play it regularly so there was no excuse for repeatedly hitting into us.

The course should have taken us 3.5 - 4 hours to play; but with the slow play took well over 5 hours (closer to 6).

If the marshal can keep groups moving at pace, and address to anger issues of their self-proclaimed members, it would be an even better course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent experience mlheintz. Your satisfaction is important as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly to discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Review

Good condition. Layout a quite scenic. I considered it target golf course with several non driver holes.

I did get my 1st hole in one on 8. Reported to clubhouse with a witness. It doesn’t appear it was reported to newspaper.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. Thank you for mentioning our good conditions. Congratulations on your hole in one! What an accomplishment. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Long round

I can see why it was a 5 hour round. Front nine was average time but back nine was 3 hours. Too many drivable Par 4’s so everyone thinks they have to wait for the group ahead to finish the hole when they have no chance in reaching it. Great finishing hole.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent experience Eric. Your satisfaction is important as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly to discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good shape

Greens and fairways were quite good. The traps could use a little work, but over all pretty good shape

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/20/2019

Thank you for the great feedback marlaur! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. Thank you for mentioning our good greens and fairways! We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Layout

All the holes are different and interesting, so I never feel like I've already played the hole multiple times. It was a holiday so the round took an extra 30min. Most of the staff was courteous...except one of the martials who was "enthusiastic" about speeding play. Still it was a great day. Course was in good shape, especially considering they are preparing to over seed for the winter season.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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