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4.2
70 Reviews (70)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
63 out of 70 reviews
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4.6
14 Reviews (14)
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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14 out of 14 reviews
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4.6
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.9
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7111 yards
Slope 149
Rating 72.8
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Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Engh (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper Golf Attire

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4.2
70 Reviews (70)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 7
A Weekend Splurge 6
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great play at a great price

This course drives one crazy with the continuous challenges laid out in a mountain environment. The course is difficult and fast and the greens are very in very good condition. The only complaint is there is a bit of moisture in the low areas of the fairways.
The staff are friendly and its easy to get a decent tee time especially if you go through golf now.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Fun mountain track!

Fun mountain course with great views and some challenging approach shots. Add in some killer quesadillas, festive drinks and a friendly staff for a nice outing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Enjoyable golf!

Warm up on the flats for nine and then go crazy on the the back where you will experience crazy target golf and elevation changes. Stunning views. Super friendly staff. Value priced.

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

Water problems delux they should have given big big discounts

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

Best deal around

Staff/owner was very friendly and outgoing. Course was beautiful and just challenging enough.

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

Hot. It good

Love the course. In great shape. It was a hot day (90,s) but had a lovely time. Just keep hydrated! 18th amazing! A true par 6. With two revenues to cross - was quite a challenge

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course-Very hilly

Leaving most greens requires a 25 foot uphill climb. Otherwise course is great.....

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

Awesome views!!!

Course was in great shape and the views are amazing!!! Friendly staff and the course wasn’t busy. It’s like having a private course all to your self!!!!

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

Quiet Lakota

Wonderful round today. Playing solo at 2 there was no one else on the course. Had the place to myself.

Greens are in good condition, the course is a bit short on water where water would be, but that just allows you to play through a couple mistakes.

Love the elevated tee boxes, Canyons and the views are spectacular. Looking forward to my next round

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

Great Course

Overall great views, fast & true greens, wide open and not a lot of other golfers, lots of slope and elevated tee boxes, just some wet and swampy fairways, and it hadn’t even recently rained. 10/10 besides the soggy fairway spots.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Very surprised by the negative reviews. We loved the course, the elevation changes can be a challenge but are a good test. Pace of play was very good, under 4 hours. A few greens had some rough spots but overall the course was in fantastic shape. 18th hole was so fun, hitting into a very small green that you can't see was a great way to end the day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Bad Condition

Its been several years since I have played this course but I feel that it has gone down hill a lot since then. I will say the greens were in really nice shape overall, but the fairways and tee-boxes were terrible. There were some really dry and hard patches in the fairways then some spots that were so wet you could hardly walk on them. The cart paths are trashed now and just in overall really bad shape. It's a bummer because its a cool layout, just in rough condition overall.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

desire more

early season but the course conditions were rather poor. not very green, lots of brown patches, kitchen was closed the day I was there. not sure they have a full bar, only beer.

The views and course design are exceptional!! as good as any mountain course I have played. but the conditions of the course and lack of snack bar left me somewhat disappointed

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 04/06/2018

bherm125,

Thank you for playing Lakota. The course will green up and will be in great condition once we get some consistent sun and warmer temperatures. Please come see us in a few weeks. We have a brand new clubhouse and new management that will opening the restaurant and bar. We do offer a full bar and will have a much wider food selection within a few weeks. Regards -RyanS, Warrior Golf

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not worth the money

Very disappointed after just playing Redlands Mesa the day before. Description of the course layout needs to be provided via an updated GPS system or a detailed map. At a minimum, the course should install 150 yd markers. I often use them to understand where to safely aim when not familiar with a course. Flags should always be visible. Hole 18 is a perfect example. Neither the green or flag was visible from the drive. Being only 170 yds out, the flag should have been visible to allow me to weigh the risk and reward of the next shot. Neither the scorecard or the GPS provided enough information to understand the layout of the hole. First cut immediately off the greens was patchy and clumpy. Course had an irrigation problem. Some areas were dry, hard, and thin while many were so wet and spongy that the carts damaged the fairways if driven over them. Drives plugged in these areas. Balls had to be moved to drier areas to get solid footing. Grass along the cart path was not cut and balls were easily lost. Overall, course management needs to be improved. No clubhouse or restaurant.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Save your money

This is a typical Jim Engh course you either love it or hate it. You would need to play a few times to know where to place your shots. The front nine had some irrigation issues in the fairway and very wet lies were the norm. If you are out of shape I would go somewhere else because you are climbing up and down the whole round. My three playing partners enjoyed it but I won't be coming back anytime soon.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Do NOT waste your time

We had a group of 12 for a guys weekend of golfing. We had arranged tee times several months in advance with agreed upon green fees. The pro shop staff was less than hospitable and came across irritated that we had a discounted rate. They overcharged the first person and then the coordinator in our group mentioned the group rate and he claimed there was nothing he could do. I've already processed it....and just stared at us. Ended up giving us range tokens for the difference. Everyone in the facility acted as if they were new, untrained, and lost, with a complete lack of any sense of customer service.
When we got on the course the only pleasant personality was the drink cart girl. We were harassed by Craig (the Marshall) telling us to speed it up; that groups behind us were calling him complaining about slow play. We later asked about that and were told the GPS units on our carts would advise us if we were playing behind schedule and not a single cart had that notice.
Another employee at the course later admitted that Craig is always a jerk and he just wanted us to speed up because he wanted to go home early.
The course was in good shape and a very nice layout but the service and treatment completely ruined the experience. I would advise to steer clear of this place until some wholesale staff changes are made.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/07/2017

jcbarthold,

Thank you for taking your time to send in your comments. We are very unhappy to hear about your negative experience with the staff. We are undergoing a transition there but that is no excuse for poor customer service. I would love to talk to you more about your trip. Please email me at info@LakotaCanyonRanch.com

-Ryan S, Warrior Golf

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