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816 Reviews (816)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
94.0%
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4.7
39 Reviews (39)
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4.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
89.7%
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66 Reviews (66)
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4.8
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Layout
4.9
Pace
4.6
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4.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Desert/Traditional
Par 72
Length 7249 yards
Slope 148
Rating 75.3

Located in the desert just north of Phoenix and Scottsdale, the golf course at Quintero Golf Club is a challenge but with up to as many as nine tees per hole, it can accommodate golfers of all different abilities and handicaps. The rolling, desert terrain of the course features dramatic elevation changes for interesting play. The golf course's design has wide fairways and plenty of water hazards and sand bunkers. The most difficult hole is the par-5 8th hole, which plays uphill with three large bunkers alongside the right side of the lay-up area. Another difficult but noteworthy hole is Quintero Golf Club's third, which has a scenic lake to the left that sometimes tricks golfers into playing close to it with their tee shot for an easier second shot to the green.

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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (2000) Steve Weisser (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

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 Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt and bermuda shorts required. No denim.

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4.7
816 Reviews (816)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 64
Amazing Food 31
Patio Dining 22
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 177
Bunkers 156
Undulating Greens 98
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 145
Advanced Golfers 138
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 120
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 179
In the 'Burbs 26
Convenient to the City 12

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5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Plays A few times a week
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Incredible!!!

There is no way you can accurately describe the beauty of this course, and pictures don’t do it justice. Staff was terrific; facilities were great! This course is very challenging but they have enough tee boxes to allow you to choose a length that won’t frustrate you too badly. Take a charging cord to make sure you have phone power for all the photos you’ll be taking.

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
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Course on our trip!

We had a group of buddies travel to AZ for a golf trip and to watch the WM Open. This was our 4th course and did not disappoint. Course was in perfect shape and provided incredible views. Staff was above and beyond friendly from the start, and continued throughout the day. Far and away the best group we worked with. The layout is incredible, the condition was perfect, and the greens were top notch. We liked it so much we had to replay. The clubhouse isn't much, but the food is soo good. Would recommend and will come back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens too fast for normal play- and our group are not bad golfers!

Was greeted by a less than friendly pro shop staff member who doubted I had adjusted our group number from 4 to 3- had to find the confirmation email to show proof- really??? After paying the exorbitant green fees ( and I have golfed at least 35 of the Top 100 courses in the world as per Golf Digest- so not adverse to paying for quality golf)- we found the course pretty, well conditioned - but greens were just too fast for normal recreational play (all golfers in this group were single digit handicappers) . Pin placements did not make sense being in very inaccessible places making the round too challenging for our liking with greens running at 12+ on stimp. Overall there are other courses for the price ie Troon North/ Wickenburg Ranch/ Wikopa- we would rather play- as we especially prefer to have the option to walk- nice course for scenery and elevation changes in desert if that is your thing but price prohibitive for a return visit and more professional staff at pro shop - especially at those fees- should be a priority..

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

AMAZING

This is truly one of the best golf courses in the entire Phoenix valley. The elevation change is unbelievable and makes for an exciting round of golf. I would highly recommending making the drive to the Q!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens too fast

This course is visually stunning from every angle, the fairways are pristine and bunkers are filled with luxurious sand that makes sand wedges work awesome, which is a good thing because there are a lot of bunkers! Right now I feel that the greens are mowed down too short, the stimp is 12 plus, for amateurs like myself this is frustrating. I love fast greens but these will not hold a ball even on a slight incline. I also feel this mowing to short has made the greens unhealthy looking with a lot of yellow blotches. They must be rolling the greens because they are incredibly smooth, sometimes. Ball will roll 30 feet after stopping 12 inches from the hole. In Early November the greens looked dark and healthy, I will be back when it gets a little warmer!

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

Beautiful Course

This should be top 5 course to play in AZ. I have played pretty much every course in AZ and that would be in my top 5. It tough to get the ball to stay on the greens because they are so fast, but just try and stay disciplined. The shape of the course is amazing and the views you get make everything worth it. I am a 4 handicap, shot an 89, and still had the best time enjoying Quintero!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Phenomenal

I think overall this is one of the best courses I've played on in my career. All greens rolled true, the fairways were excellent, and the fact it is a remote course with little to no distractions is even better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Epic Birthday Round with the Boys!

If there is one Public Course in Arizona you have to play, Quintero is it! I am an avid golfer and try to play a different course every time. Having played just about every top public course in Arizona, Quintero is by far my favorite!

The staff is amazing! Very cordial, helpful, and even gave us some cookies before we teed off. The course was in immaculate condition! The course is tough but you can choose some easier tees if you aren't up for the challenge.

To anybody in AZ looking for a memorable place to golf, look no further than Quintero!!!! You won't be sorry!

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

One of the best public in AZ

This course is an hour drive out of Phoenix, but well worth the trip. Absolutely gorgeous course in perfect condition. Would highly recommend to anyone that likes desert golf. Only issue would be no place for post round cocktail with a view.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Quebec Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a must-play course

Quintero is always a must play when in the Phoenix area. The layout is spectacular, the course is very peaceful and the staff is fantastic. The carts come fully equipped with GPS and ball+club washers, the holes are varied and fun, with lots of tee box options for all players.

Minor con: some teeboxes were damaged and/or not level, and a few greens were patchy.

But don't let that stop you, go and play Quintero!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best course I have ever played

Must play when in AZ. You will not find a better course I have played all of them except the one ultra private one everyone talks about. Do not miss playing this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dad & Son

Awesome course! Most beautiful and challenging course every played! Will definitely come back to and play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Boston Advisor
Top 25 Contributor
First Time Playing

Spectacular layout

Several people from the area told me that this would be the best course we were playing on our 6 day buddies trip and halfway through the trip they are correct. A spectacular layout in incredible condition led to a really enjoyable day. The one interesting thing is that the practice area is in the middle of the course, over a mile away from the clubhouse by cart. The facilities are nothing to write home about so if you want that post round beverage with an amazing view it won’t happen here. But if you’re here to play an amazing golf course this IS the place. The course was thick and lush and the greens were lightning fast, be sure to land your approach shots well short of the pins and let them feed to the holes. Lastly, everyone there was spectacular including Sydney in the restaurant and the starter who really laid out the round for us. The ride is not bad at all from Scottsdale and so worth the trip. Play this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Best public course in Arizona

Great lay out. A true private course feel on a public fee budget. 9 th hole best par three in AZ.

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

Tough Course

This was our 1st time playing this Course.
Very Tough, but enjoyable. Will definitely come back

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

Tough

This was a Tough Course , especially Cart a Path only. We had a great experience, will go back!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Phenomenal course

WOW!! nothing else to be said!! The only thing that could make it better besides if I was a better golfer, is that we could not drive on the course. Cart path only made the round more challenging

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
1.0
First Time Playing

Disappointed

Great track but the customer service was some of the worst in the valley.

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