Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club
|Red (W)||72||5055 yards||71.7||124|
|Tips M: 76.4/142||449||370||575||165||451||248||584||484||483||3809||412||189||468||606||323||496||576||204||463||3737||7546|
|Black M: 75.1/138||433||365||548||160||426||244||576||465||445||3662||408||182||462||587||312||491||570||198||458||3668||7330|
|Gold M: 72.4/129||411||323||513||152||390||217||548||445||421||3420||388||170||442||546||302||470||549||180||435||3482||6902|
|Blue M: 70.6/124||382||310||467||145||370||200||530||429||415||3248||366||160||408||507||283||430||515||170||406||3245||6493|
|White M: 68.2/118 W: 72.5/126||325||300||460||128||315||154||515||372||398||2967||342||139||355||496||260||410||499||138||375||3014||5981|
|Red W: 71.7/124||253||238||390||120||229||151||448||339||299||2467||301||112||298||451||252||362||412||124||276||2588||5055|
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Avoid the bunkers. Photo submitted by JasonDeeganGA
Ak-Chin 2nd Photo submitted by Pizazz84
Ak-Chin 10th Photo submitted by Pizazz84
Hole 4 Photo submitted by salim
Hole 2 Photo submitted by salim
This guy wanted to play though... so we let him Photo submitted by yavo2596
Sand sand sand Photo submitted by strybosch
some of the 109 bunkers Photo submitted by hottommy
Great shape and love this course. Can’t wait for the greens to be lighting again but still rolled very well.
Freddie did a great job with this course. Fun and different, not your usual desert scene. Very slow greens but that's not uncommon this time of year. Cool Australian sand belt simulator. Worth the drive down from Phoenix.
Weather won’t stop us
We should layes after a big storm and there were only 9holes open. Normally that would be upsetting but this course is worth it. They took care of us and we enjoyed it.
Definitely will come back and play the full 18
Beautiful lay out , you see what you get , no hidden object Awesome track
Food and drink prices where outrageous
Nice course but borderline ridiculous for traps. Not a very good course for the average player.
No warning of aeriating greens, was not worth the money
Unbelievable course, aerated greens
One of the nicest courses I’ve played in Arizona. Unfortunately the greens were aerated and no warning of it. Even with that, still enjoyed the round. Entire staff is friendly and accommodating. Tee box and fairways are in perfect conditions. Only downfall were the greens but I will be back to play again.
Good value - good test
Practice facilities great. Staff friendly and helpful
Tee boxes and fairways very good
Greens looked awful BUt rolled fine and with good speed. Pace of play for Friday at 9 was great - 4 hours.
Not overly difficult but enough of a test for single digit handicap playing from gold tees -6450
Great value for 33 on golfnow
The casino is right there so plenty to do
Great Course... but bring your beach chair
This was my first time playing Southern Dunes and it didn't disappoint. The course is in great condition for being summer in Arizona. The greens are fast and firm. I was very impressed with the overall layout of the course. The only thing that me and my friends struggled with was the sheer amount of bunkers on this course. You need to bring your "A Game" when it comes to accuracy or else you are going to be spending a lot of time on the beach. Overall, a great day!
Southern Dunes is a very fun course with plenty of bunkering to navigate around.
Played in late May, the greens looked a bit bumpy, but actually rolled real nice. Lots of left to right holes for all you right hand faders. Bottle water is available every three holes, which is big on a 100-degree day.
Great layout, great food service was excellent. Cant say enough great things. Will absolutely be back experience was first class even in the off-season.
Always a pleasure at Southern Dunes
This is one of the best golf courses in the Phoenix area and absolutely worth the drive.
It's crazy that I played here for $50 (that's including tax) on a holiday weekend when Troon North, TPC, Grayhawk, and other courses still would have wanted three figures to play. This is a better golf course than any of those. Does it have the address or the views? No, but what you get here is great golf with no homes, no roads, nothing but great golf.
The greens on this day looked a little rough but they actually putted fine, maybe a bit slower than they normally do here (but they are typically FAST out here so that's not to call them slow by any means).
My only real complaint was the pace of play, which was fairly glacial. It took every bit of five hours to play, which is bad enough and as I was part of a threesome that felt even longer. As we were waiting to tee off, the group turning off nine had all of the tenth hole open in front of them (the group in front was putting on 11 already). The starter asked them to pick it up, but by that point the damage is already done and we knew we were in for a long day.
Working their way toward transition season, so the greens were a little bumpy and sandy. This is a great layout with many challenging holes.
Very nice course with lots of sand.
If you like bunkers, this is the course for you! I think they said there was 108. You must be a pretty accurate golfer to do well here. The course was in very good conditions. Greens rolled extremely fast. Fairways are in great conditions. Pace of play wasn't too bad had a 4 some ahead and another 4 some before them , that slowed it down just a bit. Cart girl was avaiable which is nice, many don't have them during summer. Food and drinks are expensive. Big negative was the bathroom for women was out of order on the course, they only have one so that is a issue.
Rock hard greens that don’t hold but roll true
Good overall course, unfortunately due to the recent US open qualifier there they had the greens rock hard and made it difficult to hold however the greens were running true and rolled around 11.
Challenging yet fun course
Drove an hour to play this course and I was not disappointed. Conditions were excellent. Very green everywhere. Greens were perfect. If you spray the ball you will have a LONG day with the surrounding desert and many bunkers. Fun layout requiring you to hit all your clubs.
Beautiful clubhouse and patio area to seat and look at the course.
Bag drop and golf shop personnel had zero personality. The starter was very polite and helpful.
Great layout. Challenging (undulating) greens. Good condition for this time of year. Fairways excellent, greens good. Exceptional staff all around. They made me feel welcome and appreciated. I look forward to playing again. Check out their "summer six pack".
Should have expected it!
If I had paid more attention to the name (Southern Dunes) I might have guessed I was going to be subjected to more bunkers than the Faldo Course.
Can't complain though, the sand in them was the best I have been in all year. Having never played it, our foursome spent significant time trying to figure our angles off the tees to find some nice short green grass. Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the day. Course was in good shape and very challenging for us. Staff was great, craft beer was expensive.