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4.2
1148 Reviews (1148)
5 Stars
667
4 Stars
294
3 Stars
113
2 Stars
48
1 Stars
26
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
83.2%
Recommend this course
998 out of 1148 reviews
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3.8
101 Reviews (101)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
74.3%
Recommend this course
75 out of 101 reviews
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4.1
174 Reviews (174)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
48
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.0%
Recommend this course
141 out of 174 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 7849 yards
Slope 147
Rating 77.1
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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Fairways Bermuda with Perennial Rye overseed
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2009) Chet Williams (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Spa, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.2
1148 Reviews (1148)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 79
Drinks 77
19th Hole Scenic Views 69
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 173
Bunkers 167
Forced Carries 136
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 138
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 136
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 114
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 136
At a Resort 130
In the 'Burbs 40

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5.0
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Great time, course in good shape considering just coming out of oversees. Coming back soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
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2.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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Previously Played

Excellent overall

Reseeded, all looks good. Greens fast,, held well, smooth. Slowed by end of day.
Bunkers had rakes (new?) but some not so soft and club would bottom out. Not good for green side shots that needed height and spin. Overall will be improving by the day. Staff attentive but not overly. Drink cart available. I like the challenge of these three 9’s. Bunkers can be daunting for beginners. Had a nice day if golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor information and help from staff

I was extremely disappointed in this course not because of the course but because we were given minimal information on the course. First, we waited two hours to go out as the website indicated that they had a restaurant that opened at 9AM -- it opened at 11AM. Next we ask if we could go out early since the course is too far to go back to town to eat. Both the golf shop person and the person who helped with our bags said there were openings. The starter however wouldn't even talk to us and most frustrating was that when our T-time did come about he told us the people we were playing with were so early that they had gone out before us. I think he thought it was us but the comment was very harsh after waiting so long. Lastly, the starter did not ask if we had played the course before and didn't update any information on it. The second nine we played was cart path only (which we didn't know when we purchased this round) and I understand the most difficult of the three nines. The cart path signs on the course were non-existent and twice we found the cart wouldn't move due to us being off the path or too close to the greens. After pushing it twice the drink lady told us it moves if in reverse. After our round there was no one to clean our clubs or help us get our clubs to our car. We are both in our 70's and although very healthy and active -- it wasn't what we expected from this prestigious a course.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful place

This is a beautiful course. Fairways are heavily bunketed and greens are tough. Would like to see another set of tees between 6300 and 5600. With the overseeding the course played long.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nicklaus design ain't this hooker's cup of tea

Despite my dislike for Jack's design, this place is worth the trip from Scottsdale. Staff friendly, nice pace, good conditions, Saguaro and Tortolita out of overseed and very pretty in contrast with rugged Tortolita backdrop. Greens had nice speed and were smooth. Outside service was minimal but cart person attentive. Went to play golf not eat/drink. Good experience overall. Always is fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Dove Mountain during overseed

Dove mountain continues to be one of my favorites in Tucson. Saguaro and Tortolita were open and Tortolita was cart path only following overseed. Both courses looked and played well and the greens are always great. Bentgrass is still king in my book.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice place, bad timing

The first nine was being prepared for shut down and overseeding the next day, so it was in pretty rough shape, except the greens. The second nine had just been reopened after overseeding and was in nice shape, but cart path only. So there was hardly anyone else playing and we still had a long day of it. The staff was generally great and the place looks nice,. Some of the holes were very tricky, with washes running in front of small, undulating greens. The Saguaro nine is particularly scenic. We’ll come back someday and give it a proper test run.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Typical Nicklaus Course

Wide fairways, difficult greens to hit, many raised, with big breaks. Condition was OK but not great. Snack shack closed.Greens on the slow side coming out of reseeding.Good but not great value and experience.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very challenging course

Tough course to play if your above a mid-handicapp (16).
Staff was awesome, carts w/GPS were great, extremely beautiful setting, just a "really hard to play course"
Easy to go OB (every hole), minefields of traps, greens for pro's.......

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great Layout

Dove Mountain has 3 nine hole courses and we played the Saguaro/Wild Burro mix. The course is challenging but has some generous landing areas. If you miss those areas however, you will be punished. The greens were running really true and not overly fast. The pace of play was great because we played late in the afternoon. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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