del Lago Golf Club

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4.1
635
5 Stars
220
4 Stars
308
3 Stars
59
2 Stars
33
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
83.3%
Recommend this course
568 out of 626 reviews
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Conditions
0
Value
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0
Friendliness
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4.2
11
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
1
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2
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
81.8%
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9 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7206
Slope 135
Rating 73.9
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7206 yards 73.9 135
Gold 72 6722 yards 71.1 130
Silver 72 6184 yards 68.4 122
Green 72 5666 yards 66.2 117
Tan 72 5044 yards 70.3 118
Scorecard for Del Lago Golf Club
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: 73.3/142 395 203 600 424 399 468 193 342 595 3619 444 390 612 198 367 460 185 510 421 3587 7206
Gold M: 70.8/135 372 184 550 389 366 448 172 332 564 3377 418 359 567 158 361 438 168 485 391 3345 6722
Silver M: 68.7/125 W: 76.3/136 331 167 502 354 334 427 164 302 535 3116 396 326 548 146 339 402 151 422 338 3068 6184
Green M: 65.9/119 W: 73.3/132 287 143 486 328 316 400 142 277 496 2875 363 317 502 100 310 367 140 410 282 2791 5666
Tan W: 69.7/122 193 114 445 290 287 335 118 262 458 2502 334 278 471 90 235 340 130 407 257 2542 5044
Handicap 15 5 9 1 13 7 17 11 3 10 8 2 12 18 4 16 14 6
Par 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 5 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda/Rye Grass
Greens Tif Eagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dick Nugent (2000) Tim Nugent (2000) Wadsworth Golf Construction (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

Reviews

4.1
635

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 70
Patio Dining 58
19th Hole Scenic Views 39
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 109
Forced Carries 93
Water Hazards 92
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 82
Locals 77
Advanced Golfers 76
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 106
Convenient to the City 51
In the 'Burbs 42
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

5 stars

Drove down from Phoenix. Enjoyed the round.Bailey was super professional. Course is in great shape. Great value. Super nice layout! 5 stars. Awesome place!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Tough course greens fast

This course continues to improve and get better as spring approaches. The greens were running at around 11 and very quick. I would highly recommend this to anyone coming out and wanting to play a great golf course designed by Pat Nguyent design who design Kemper Lakes in Chicago. The price Is great for this time of year. Well worth it and you will not be disappointed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

good layout,not is the greatest of shape

the layout for this course is very good,green are fairly slick and kinda hard to read,but the course has really gone down in terms of the condition it is in and it has been overseeded,has a great layout but it is sufffering from a lack of money being spent to maintain it,most bunkers/sand traps do not have sand in them and the"waste areas" are in horrible shape if a little bit of money was spent here this could really be a gem in the desert,the staff in the pro shop is very nice and the starter is also very nice and very friendly

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course in excellent condition

I've played Del Lago 35-40 a year since 2005 and it is in the best condition in those 12 years. The fairways are plush and the greens more receptive than they have been.

After the disaster of last year, the ownership, management and staff undertook an overhaul of everything on the course from the cart paths to the fairways, from removing overgrown bushes to softening the greens, etc.

The course can be challenging but if you follow the USGA suggestion of "playing up" and teeing from the proper Tees, you'll have no problem enjoying the layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The fairways are great I wouldn't hit out of sand traps to many rocks

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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haardrock1141
Commented On 12/03/2017

The course is in great shape with greens very receptive to the approach shots you hit. I've been playing here for 12 years and it has never been better.

Most of the traps have been redone with new sand. The staff is continuing its overhaul of the entire course.

Definitely worth the trip to play and enjoy.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

2 handicap

If it's going to be cartpath only until Nov 3rd it should say so on the website. For a course that already struggles with pace of play it was a long 5 hours. 3 or 4 of the greens on the back side are unplayable due to damage. For half the money Enke is twice the course. And I used to love Del Lago.

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

Love this course

Wish we had known it was cart path only due to overseeding. May have played a week later, The walking was too much. However, this course is so fun and challenging.

We will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

course was in really good shape - greens were a little fuzzy so they were slower than usual but they had recently overseeded - in another week the place should be outstanding - the only problems we had was our inability to make golf shots. A great course layout that can be challenging but well worth time and money. we will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful fairways

Just opened from overseeding and some landscape work. Greens are a little long but within a few weeks I expect this course to be primo. Have played here for years so that should say something about the overall experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

New Del Lago Golf Course, Vail, AZ

Have played this course many times over the past year. Great Track but condition was suspect and greens we bad in late summer. Owner came in and closed course for 5 weeks, over-seeded, new Superintendent, new Golf Operations manager, and the course reopened on the 21st. What a difference. The condition was wonderful and within two weeks will be outstanding. Cart Paths redone, trim work done, range over-seeded in hitting area, just a great course. The track is one of the best in in Southern AZ with a lot of elevation changes and shooting down the canyons on either side. Tough course but many tees. Unless you are a single digit play it from the Silver tees. Gold and Black only for scratch of low single digits. Really worth the trim and money to play this course now.

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

Greens improving

Overall, this has been a very good layout with above average greens. The greens took a hit from poor watering last spring, and then again with the recent monsoon. I have played four times in past month, and the hreens are finally starting to come back. Definitely worth the fee.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

summer play

I would say that the course was average for the summer, tho in this case, due to water problems at the course in June, the greens were in poor shape. It was about the worst that I have seen at Del Lago in my years of play there.

However, it was better than a month ago, and a little better than 2 weeks ago.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Greens in terrible shape

Have played here many times over the years-the greens are in absolutely terrible shape. Will not be playing here again

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Used cart

What happenned guys?

I have played this course a few times and wanted to see what I could do as my skills are improving. The biggest gripe I have from my round is that the greens are in terrible shape. The parts that actually have grass on them were slow and bumpy. The two putt rule would have a good plan had I thought of it at the time. The staff was really nice so that was a bright spot in the day.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

What Happened To This Course?

I have played almost every golf course within 90 minutes north and south of Oro Valley over the past 18 months. This was my first time back to del Lago this summer. Not to be mean, but this course should have been closed. Last summer and the year before, these were some of the most beautiful, quick, smooth greens you would always hope to putt on. The greens are now gone. They have been replaced with just a few patches of bumpy grass and mostly barren stubble. The sad part wasn't so much paying $20 to play it nor the travel time of an hour and 15 minutes to get there, as it was the complete waste of an afternoon to play what was once a scenic plush course that has totally deteriorated. I am still in shock over the sad condition, and very disappointed with the time I wasted considering all the other courses I drove past just to get there. In my opinion, there is no excuse as we've had above average rainfall this summer.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

Greene's are in terrible shape very long and very burned lots of bare spots

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