El Conquistador Golf & Tennis - Conquistador Course

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4.0
546
5 Stars
138
4 Stars
237
3 Stars
86
2 Stars
53
1 Stars
32
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
87.8%
Recommend this course
439 out of 544 reviews
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Average Rating
3.9
29
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
25 out of 29 reviews
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Average Rating
4.3
115
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.9%
Recommend this course
108 out of 115 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6720
Slope 129
Rating 72.4
Type Resort
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6720 yards 72.4 129
Blue 71 6290 yards 70.4 125
Green 71 5926 yards 68.5 124
White 71 5650 yards 66.8 122
Yellow (W) 71 5265 yards 71.0 127
Combo (W) 71 5111 yards 70.0 127
Red (W) 71 4773 yards 68.2 123
Scorecard for Conquistador
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: 72.4/129 408 348 163 375 541 390 168 441 390 3224 400 539 404 184 407 431 528 193 410 3496 6720
Blue M: 70.4/125 384 314 154 355 518 384 154 403 375 3041 385 518 349 173 361 406 502 177 378 3249 6290
Green M: 68.5/124 361 314 154 273 461 384 143 383 375 2848 360 518 327 160 361 368 502 146 336 3078 5926
White M: 66.8/122 361 291 150 273 433 368 143 383 355 2757 324 433 327 160 334 368 465 146 336 2893 5650
Yellow W: 71.0/127 367 291 113 273 433 334 110 348 320 2589 324 433 327 125 309 269 407 146 336 2676 5265
Yellow/Red W: 70.0/127 287 266 113 273 433 334 110 348 320 2484 324 433 327 125 278 269 407 128 336 2627 5111
Red W: 68.2/123 287 266 96 273 401 334 110 348 320 2435 287 333 304 125 278 269 376 128 238 2338 4773
Handicap 3 13 11 9 15 7 17 5 1 10 4 14 18 12 2 8 16 6
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 35 4 5 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 3 13 17 11 1 7 15 5 9 10 2 6 18 14 12 8 16 4

Course Details

Year Built 1982
Fairways Bermuda Grass/ Rye Grass
Greens T1 Bentgrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Greg Nash (1982) Jeff Hardin (1982)

Rentals/Services

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

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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 required, no denim

Reviews

4.0
546

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 38
Brunch 20
19th Hole Scenic Views 19
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 68
Bunkers 66
Narrow Fairways 43
This course/club is great for:
Locals 57
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 42
Advanced Golfers 38
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 59
In the 'Burbs 33
At a Resort 30
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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Real nice course.

Best condition I have ever seen it in.

Please do not consider closing it in the future. It is one of the better courses in the area. Hope the new mayor sees it that way.

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

Good Golf!

The course at El Conquistador are challenging without being ridiculous. They have always been in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun round!

Course in great shape. Greens a little hard. Did not have any problem getting ball to hole putting. Greens rolled real good.

Always enjoying playing the course.

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

El Conquistador Golf

I have played this course many times, but not lately. I was amazed at the condition of the course this time of year, it was PERFECT! It is a great course for all skill levels and I will play it every chance I get.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tricky but fun

Lots of elevation changes for a desert course and fairway run offs. A little course knowledge will help

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Round

The course has some narrow spots, and it was not ideal weather. It was nice when we started, but heated up a bit as time wore on. There was a very slow foursome in front of us.

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

choose your tee box wisely

If you want to have a great day of golf make sure you are playing the yardage that fits your game. This course is usually busy and it helps if you match your game with the yardage. This course is in great shape, more golfers need to repair their ball marks on the greens though. Also fill in your divots with the sand provided.

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

that time of year

The course was good shape as I know they are getting ready for oversees time.

Greens stilled rolled good

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great

Great course !!! Greens fast ....wanna play again soon.....had some great fries from he grill also thanks

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best place to play!

We had a great time today. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly and we thing this course is one of the best matained course around.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course... getting better

The recent Monsoon rains have finally gotten the grass growing and the fairways are much more playable. One tip for the grounds crew... MORE GRASS! Scalped fairways are a joke and if it does not rain then WATER the course!

Other than that little rant the golf experience here is mostly positive.

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

Greens were about a 3 or 4 on stimpmeter... amazingly slow

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great AZ Course

I was in the area on business and luckily was able to get in a round. I was hesitant not knowing the area or the courses. The staff was great and the course fun. Only complaint was the course could have better signage. I got lost around 10th hole which slowed down my round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Average course at best

I would like to give this course a better review, but the lack of any grass on the fairways stops that. To many times I hit right into the center of a fairway only to play my next shot off the bare ground.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

A decent course that is getting better...

My first time playing here and frankly I was pleasantly surprised given some of the very negative reviews that have been posted recently.

Yes, the fairways are scalped and thin in places as Tucson awaits the start of the Monsoon but once the rains commence... any day now hopefully, the course should thicken up nicely.

The greens are decent and the many, many, many blind shots will challenge you, especially the first time you play here. The beverage gal came around on a regular basis and the entire staff was pleasant.

Despite being a first timer and largely thanks to the local knowledge my playing partner shared I managed to shoot my handicap and think I can do better. I'll be back!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Time Great View

El Conquistador is a great course to play. It is set close to the mountains but still plays pretty level. There is two separate courses but I played the more challenging one, La Canada. There are some holes that change in elevation which adds to the difficulty just enough to make things interesting. I would recommend it regardless of skill level.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Bad course

Course is in bad shape. Fairways are either burnt and patchy or bare and muddy. Greens are very bumpy and slow. No course map which, combined with many blind tee shots, became very frustrating after a few holes. The course doesn't go past the clubhouse at any point in the round except at 1 tee and 18 green. No food or beverage service during play. There was drinking water in coolers every few holes but the water was air temp and on a day with the temp over 100 degrees, that's not too appealing.

Very disappointed.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course needs so much work.

Terrible golf experience. Large dead patches on the fairways, bumpy greens, blind shots, rediculous course layout.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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