Peaks at Tonto Verde Golf Club

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4.6
400
5 Stars
244
4 Stars
129
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
96.1%
Recommend this course
379 out of 399 reviews
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4.4
7
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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Average Rating
4.6
83
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.2%
Recommend this course
79 out of 83 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6729
Slope 129
Rating 71.9
Type Semi-Private
The Tonto Verde Golf Club offers two uniquely testing 18-hole championship golf courses, each featuring marvelous vistas, smack dab in the middle of the Arizona desert, which have earned honors for their design and playability. The golf courses were designed by David Graham and Gary Panks, who kept the features created by nature when they put together the Peaks golf course, which measures 6,744 yards. The two golf courses at the Tonto Verde Golf Club feature desert-style target-golf designs, but the designers ensured that golfers of all levels would be able to play them. The Peaks golf course at the Tonto Verde Golf Club is laid out shorter and skinnier from the tees than its sibling, the Ranch golf course; however, it doesn't offer any less of a challenge for golfers of all levels.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6729 yards 71.9 129
Blue 72 6370 yards 70.3 126
Combo Blue/White 72 6171 yards 69.2 124
White 72 5892 yards 68.2 119
White (W) 72 5892 yards 74.3 131
Combo White/Green 72 5719 yards 66.8 116
Combo White/Green (W) 72 5719 yards 73.2 129
Green (W) 72 5366 yards 71.3 125
Green 72 5366 yards 65.5 112
Combo Green/Gold 72 5076 yards 69.7 117
Gold (W) 72 4787 yards 68.4 114
Combo Gold/Silver (W) 72 4278 yards 65.1 105
Silver (W) 72 3772 yards 61.6 101
Scorecard for Peaks
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.6/129 403 403 182 572 351 420 163 495 402 3391 409 518 173 305 418 200 373 549 397 3342 6733
Blue M: 70.0/125 370 371 182 543 321 397 152 470 402 3208 383 492 173 284 382 200 347 549 356 3166 6374
Blue/White M: 68.9/123 370 318 182 512 321 397 152 452 379 3083 367 492 173 284 351 200 347 522 293 3029 6112
White M: 67.9/119 W: 74.2/131 321 318 160 512 311 385 127 452 379 2965 367 481 151 284 351 166 307 522 293 2922 5887
White/Red M: 66.6/116 W: 73.1/129 321 318 160 480 311 385 127 402 379 2883 347 481 151 284 310 166 307 489 293 2828 5711
Red M: 65.3/112 W: 71.2/125 321 290 141 480 260 371 107 402 321 2693 347 458 121 257 310 138 282 489 268 2670 5363
Red/Gold M: 63.9/110 W: 69.6/117 277 290 141 436 260 371 107 359 321 2562 282 399 121 257 310 138 282 448 268 2505 5067
Gold M: 62.8/105 W: 68.3/114 277 290 117 436 260 333 89 359 299 2460 282 399 99 229 310 116 258 448 198 2339 4799
Gold/Silver W: 65.0/105 220 200 117 396 260 333 89 290 299 2204 200 349 99 229 310 116 258 330 198 2089 4293
Silver W: 61.5/101 220 200 117 396 185 238 89 290 221 1956 200 349 99 137 230 116 190 330 165 1816 3772
Handicap 11 13 15 3 9 1 17 5 7 6 8 18 16 4 14 12 2 10
Par 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 5 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 13 15 1 9 3 17 5 7 4 6 18 14 8 16 10 2 12

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Graham (1993) Gary Panks (1993) Wadsworth Golf Construction (1993)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

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

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4.6
400

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
19th Hole Scenic Views 19
Patio Dining 16
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 59
Forced Carries 36
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 46
Locals 33
Advanced Golfers 32
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 59
In the 'Burbs 20
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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A vey nice experience

Travelled on a Friday. Staff very friendly. Course is what you see is what you get with a good variety of holes. Greens were extremely well kept and putt-able Would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens in great shape

The course recently hosted a tournament and it’s in great shape. The greens are very smooth. Any burned spots on the fairway are marked under repair. If you haven’t played here, the course is very scenic. The holes are challenging. There are 5 sets of tees so you can play the right set for you. The course is a little remote but worth the drive.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

great value, great features

From lunch on the patio and a 3 and 1/2 hr round with good friends, could not ask for more.

Course was fair, greens tough to read and fast.

Conditions overall great. Would play it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Hidden Oasis

Second time playing the course and was in great shape. Has the feel of a private club, out door patio over looking water complex, 18 hole putt putt course, nice practise area. The members are very friendly & staff too. Played the white blue combo at around 6300 yards, as a 11 handicap shot a 83 so picked the right tees. Good mix of holes, don't need driver on every hole unless your a bomber. Greens roll great & are very tricky. Great mountain back drop views. All in all a nice track to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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

never seen anyone after the check in at pro shop

We arrived really early so we had a great lunch with Dominique as our server. She was extra friendly and the food was great. From there on our experience was not very good. Told in the pro shop that the starter would get us going and the beverage cart would be available all day out on the course. Never seen either so glad at least there was water on the course. When the temp hits 90+ a beverage cart is a must. The course was in fair condition with lots of dead spots. We played six different courses and this one was in the worst condition. Go for the food and leave to golf at a better venue.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Father and Son outing.

The course was in great shape and the greens were not too fast or too slow, just right for us. We enjoyed the signature holes on the back nine the most, especially the drivable par 4. The Club house and pro shop was well furnished, and a very pleasant experience. All of the staff was remarkably pleasant even though we were non members.

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course, staff not so nice

The course is in great shape! It's a very fair course, not one of those target courses. The starter was rather rude. He kept his eye on our group at the range, like he didn't like us being there. We decided to go up to the first tee about twelve minutes before our start time. He followed us up there and chased us away saying "you're too early, there's another group before you." We went back to the practice area and waited until he allowed us to go up there. The group before us never showed up and we had a twosome behind us hot on our tail. If they don't like offering hot deals they should stop. We were all dressed in appropriate golf attire. My husband has a 4 handicap, so it wasn't like we were a group of hacks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellence

Me and my wife just started playing again after a medical sabbatical.

We had a wonderful time, everyone was very gracious and eager to please.

Everything from the condition of the practice area to the clubhouse, the restaurant,

and the pro shop was top notch.

We played the Ranch course, and it was in spectacular condition!

We will be making frequent visits to this club for meals, drinks as well as enjoy

playing the courses as well.

Thanks again for having such a professional and prestine establishment.

William and Lana Webb

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What a scenic course and club house! Will make the long drive to play the other course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bland

First word that comes to mind is "bland." Alot of repetitive holes - hit it 260 straight away, then carry a waste area to the green. Very wide landing areas off the tee made for some overall uninteresting holes. Houses line the fairway but aren't really in play. Conditions were nice, staff was friendly and greens ran true. Overall, it's nowhere near the ~$150 price tag typically found online.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Setting

The Ranch course was fairly open, with not much challenge off the tee, but made up for it with large, fast greens with lots of subtle breaks. Course was scenic with mountains all round, although houses lining the fairways. Not intrusive though. Very good course condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course

Played about 30 rounds this winter and this has to be either top course or a close second. Everything was in great shape and the course if beautiful. Some very interesting and challenging holes. Don't pass up an opportunity to play this course if you have the chance.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent

Great experience in every way!

Highly recommended

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