Chimera Golf Club

4.1468529412 4.1 stars from 5 (519)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6757 yards
  • Slope: 124
  • Rating: 71.8
  • Layout

  • 901 Olivia Pkwy, Henderson, Nevada 89011, Clark County
  • (702) 951-1500
  • (702) 932-5312
  • www.chimeragolfclub.com

Year built: 2003
Architect(s): Ted Robinson, Sr. (2003)
Type: Public
Style: Traditional/Desert
Greens: Bermuda Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: No
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes - 25 tees
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Practice hole: No
Simulator: No
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: No

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Men: Collared shirt with sleeves and non-denim, mid length shorts or pants Women: Collared shirt, sleeveless blouse of conservative design, and non-denim, mid-length shorts or pants.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB and American Express

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Pegasus 72 6757 yards 71.8 124
Serpent (W) 72 6359 yards 76.1 135
Serpent 72 6359 yards 70.3 122
Goat 72 5897 yards 67.9 118
Goat (W) 72 5897 yards 73.7 126
Lion 72 5230 yards 64.7 101
Lion (W) 72 5230 yards 69.3 117

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.1 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.8 stars from 5
Value: 4.2 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.2 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 519 Reviews
5 stars:
239
4 stars:
197
3 stars:
46
2 stars:
15
1 stars:
22

recommend this course

461 out of 517 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive convenient to the city in the 'burbs   Great for locals advanced golfers entertaining clients   Challenges include bunkers water hazards elevation changes   Great for drinks patio dining watching the game  

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"Great Course, Great Price"


stevewilliams21's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  0-4

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/18/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather

Reviewed on

If you play golf in Las Vegas, this should be one of the places you play, and if you do, you will play it more than once.

The layout was great, nice views and course is very well kept. Fairways are generous but the elevation changes on holes make for some challenging shots none the less.

Greens were not very fast but I think some aeration had been done recently which would account for that. Looks like they could be pretty slick if superintendent wanted them to be.

I have played seven different courses in the Las Vegas area and I would say this one has been my favorite so far.


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



u000002581786's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/10/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Played this course a few years ago and wasn't impressed...however, this time was different! Course is in fabulous shape, somewht easy from the more forward tees and made for an enjoyable round.

This course is on my list for our next visit to LV.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"shaggy"


genebarth's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/08/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Wide open. Rough has very long grass, fairways are cut the length of most courses rough. Makes it easy to not roll into the desert because the ball doesn't roll.

have played this course many times as it's one of my wife's favorites. Greens are true but slow. Easy if you carry the ball long, tough if you need roll out.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course


"Great Course"


t5265's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

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

Reviewed on

I used to play here every Monday when it was called Tuscany. The course is in excellent shape. Pace of play was pretty slow. Some great challenging holes. The bar/restaurant was nice, with great prices on drinks and food. Tracy, one of our servers, was incredible.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Chimera golf"


Michael9094470's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/28/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was in ok condition. Had major problem with the gps from the golf now app. Wasn’t even close to the golf course. Had to stop and type in address which made us late for our tee time


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average


I recommend this course



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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/28/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Always ingood condition."


jfbarlow61's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/22/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good course, like the layout,they changed the nines around

Making the finishing hole a little tough

9th and 18th hole are very challenging holes .

It's a great course, always like playing there.

Thanks Jeff


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Hidden Jewel!"


Ray8806572's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/21/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

This place is a hidden jewel! i am very excited to add this course to my must play in Vegas!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"cart use is limited"


jarycar2's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/17/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is a nice course and well maintained. My only complaint is that the fairway cart limit is so far back from the green that you wind up walking excessively from cart path to your ball and back again. This is not only frustrating but helps to slow up play. This cart restriction is totally unreasonable.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Slow but fun"


divernick's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/17/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course was in great shape, with lush fairway and receptive greens. The pace of play was my only negative to the round. I didn’t play up to my normal game but it wasn’t the fault of the course. The waste area was everywhere, but only in play on a wayward shot.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"40 MPH Winds!"


mriemer01's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/09/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather

Reviewed on

Although it was quite windy, it was warm & the course was beautiful with the mountains in the background. They had over-seeded with tons of rye seed so the course was green & lush (almost too lush since the rough was high & we didn't get the usual desert run in the fairways). We really enjoyed the round & it was a great bargain compared to like courses in the area (especially since we were staying nearby at the Westin).


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course




u000003793522's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/28/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"19 th hole is amazing"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/10/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Loved everything about his place they have made it a amazing place to go play golf get some amazing food and you can site and watch your favoret team play foot ball a must do if you haven't been


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


"Good course"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/06/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had a great time playing the course and with the two guys I was paired with we had fun.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Nice course but ..."


rjtagg's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/31/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This was the worst I've seen the course. They were addressing the fairways and green so I assume it'll get better.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Not what it used to be!"


Dominick6635065's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/31/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Ok, a couple years ago this place was one of the best bang fo your buck courses around, then it was sold, now the rates have gone up considerably, and the conditions have gone downhill. Seemed to me i was paying for their fancy new carts, gps with flyover videos, extra stowage inside under roof, and the most aggravating stall control when you travel anywhere they don't want you, i.e. parking lot, desert area, etc. It lets you get in then cuts out, you have to put it in reverse to get out, but nobody tells you that when you start, you will likely see people breaking their backs trying to push them out. As far as conditions go, the greens were still ok for the most part, the fairways and rough had quite a few bald areas, many parts of fairways looked as though they hadn't been mowed in a while, about level with 1st cut of rough. Bottom line is i more than likely won't be going back there, i honestly feel it's not worth today what they used to charge prior to being sold, forever it was like $22 and that included a free drink, now the best your gonna get is like $30, and thats rare, usually $45-$65! No thank you! There's much better for that money in this town!


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course



PP1's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



PP1's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u8548771's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Waste of time"


woody8586's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/29/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

PId 17.49 on golf now, and it wasn't worth even that. There are so many bare areas around the greens and fairways. There may be more crab grass that's 5-6 inches tall in the fairways than actual grass. The greens are so slow That you can hear the ball rolling. Spend an extra 10 15 bucks and play elsewhere the is a complete waste of 4 hours of your day.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor


I don't recommend this course



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