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3.6
952 Reviews (952)
5 Stars
186
4 Stars
394
3 Stars
215
2 Stars
93
1 Stars
64
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
77.2%
Recommend this course
729 out of 952 reviews
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3.0
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
7
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.8
56.9%
Recommend this course
29 out of 51 reviews
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3.7
147 Reviews (147)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.1
77.6%
Recommend this course
114 out of 147 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6775 yards
Slope 121
Rating 70.7

The course at the Orange Tree Golf Resort provides an excellent game of golf in a luxurious setting. The Parkland-style layout features fairways lined with mature trees, which not only enhance the natural beauty of the golf course but can also greatly affect shots. Four lakes are situated on the flat terrain of the course, providing water hazards that come into play on five holes. Sand bunkers also surround every green. Orange Tree Golf Resort's course finishes with its signature hole, where water cuts into the fairway and proceeds to run down the left side all the way to the green. It also requires accuracy on the approach shot in order to hit the small putting surface that is surrounded by tricky elements.

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Course Details

Year Built 1957
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
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
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt and bermuda shorts required. No denim.

Reviews

3.6
952 Reviews (952)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 70
Patio Dining 60
Brunch 28
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 89
Water Hazards 68
Undulating Greens 48
This course/club is great for:
Locals 85
Seniors 69
Beginners 45
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 118
At a Resort 72
Near Local Attractions 33

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Wait another couple of weeks to play here

They're still watering the heck out of the course due to over seeding, had to lift, clean, place almost every shot - very wet and no roll

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played first day after course was closed for two weeks for maintenance .Played from cart path only- next two weeks. Course should be in excellent shape by then.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played

Course conditions.

Played this course 9/18/19. Course notified players in writing the course would be closing 9/22/19. Also advised tee boxes would be scalped down 9/20 and also greens on 9/21 in preparation for overseeing. No mention of this by Golfnow in current listing of tee times.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Arizona Advisor
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course that Needs a Renovation

As I have said in past reviews, the course has a nice layout, but it is in need of a renovation. Many things are getting a bit ragged for a course at a resort with the traffic it sees. Pull the trigger.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Course for Average Golfer

I am not a frequent or experienced golfer but this course was a great choice because of the fairly wide fairways and limited water holes. The smallish greens protected by high-lipped bunkers added challenge for a rather short course. The greens were in great condition but the slightly course grass made them a little slower than many other courses I've played.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No Drinking Water on Course

I like Orange Tree. It’s one of my favorite local courses. However, it was 108 in Scottsdale today and all of the drinking water coolers were empty. I can only pack so much water with me and this something I expect them to be on top of during the summer in AZ. Other than that, I had a good time.

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

Orange you glad we played

Nice course. Hot Deal makes it worth the drive from Tempe. Layout is nice and the course is it great shape for this time of year.

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

Better than the recent reviews indicate

The greens have recovered from whatever issue they had a month ago. They were on the slow side, but generally appeared to be in decent healthy condition, receptive to approach shots, and rolled fine.

Many of the fairways do have some burnt out spots, but so does every other "value" course in the area right now. Move the ball a foot or so and it will be in grass.

Orange Tree was a good summer value today, plenty of shade to pull off into for a moment. While the course is fairly easy, I do enjoy the "parkland" style layout for a change.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

poor pace of play

5+ hours on a Sunday morning is unacceptable. Off the rotation

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice layout

Fairways are not in very good shape but overall course was fun to play good layout greens were fine staff friendly hopefully they can get grass to grow soon

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in really bad shape

Played this course multiple times, but obviously not in the summer. Terrible conditions currently. Greens and fairways horrendous.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Quick round

Tee off at 11:00 and done and 2:15. Great pace of play. Course in decent condition for this time of year. Greens ran true. Good grass and lots of shade,

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not too bad for July 4th

Greens typical for July, but course overall not bad. Soft greens although they’re a bit beat up. Good value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Greens are in TERRIBLE shape

The greens look like they have some kind of disease....only about 4 were playable...stay away till they get it figured out

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great no pressure course.. wide fairways. not so good greens but I putted better than ever....

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens had been plugged recently, looks like the summer seed has burned out in some places in the fairways. Fun course overall, I played back in January when it was pristine.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outside services employee too busy in cart barn on his iPhone to come out and welcome Guests. Inside shop staff great, Coach (starter) great ! Cart employee fine!
Course in fair condition except greens. Terrible greens throughout. Had been punched and sanded but above that numerous bare spots on the greens.
This is one of my favorite courses in the 50 years I have been playing in Phoenix area. Sure wish that care of the course was more important to those that make the decisions on where to spend money for care.
Thanks for opportunity to vent.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sat Golf with Frat Brother

The putting greens had been punch and sandy creating putts offline and slow. Greens were also burning out from the heat and some fairways showing sign of burnout too. I have played this course this past winter and it was in
excellent condition. I don't plan to play again until late fall or winter. Its such a nice course to let it dry out and burn during the summer. The tree along the fairways were nice cover from the hot sun.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overlook the greens

Great value if the greens weren’t in such bad shape. If someone was to pay full price I would demand my $ back.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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