Boulder Creek Golf Club - Desert Hawk/Coyote Run

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4.5
361
5 Stars
167
4 Stars
166
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
96.2%
Recommend this course
347 out of 360 reviews
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4.4
19
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 19 reviews
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4.5
57
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.7%
Recommend this course
54 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7628
Slope 142
Rating 75.8
Type Public
Boulder Creek Golf Club boasts three nine-hole courses, which can be played in different 18-hole combinations. Though this Boulder City club is a bit off the beaten path, the scenic location is well worth the drive. The terrain provides different challenges on each nine. The Desert Hawk/Coyote Run combination begins with the longest of the three nines. Desert Hawk has plenty of room for lengthy drives and clear shots to generous fairways. There are also opportunities to work on your short game skills, it's a nine that will have you using all the clubs in your bag. The back nine is just as diverse with varying elevation changes that depending on where your ball lands can either be a boon or a punishment. Water hazards also come into play on a few holes.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7628 yards 75.8 142
Gold 72 7072 yards 73.2 130
Blue 72 6568 yards 70.4 120
White 72 6080 yards 68.0 117
Red (W) 72 5622 yards 71.8 124
Green (W) 72 4984 yards 68.2 117
Scorecard for Desert Hawk/Coyote Run
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: 76.7/148 437 582 409 250 533 440 487 225 480 3843 419 443 204 579 455 402 635 179 469 3785 7628
Gold M: 74.4/142 415 541 375 217 508 404 449 189 448 3546 399 406 181 551 418 373 608 156 434 3526 7072
Blue M: 73.1/141 378 508 353 192 476 375 407 168 421 3278 358 380 164 531 384 350 577 142 404 3290 6568
White M: 69.7/133 341 475 338 169 443 340 377 147 398 3028 338 352 145 502 352 325 540 123 375 3052 6080
Red W: 71.4/127 316 441 324 145 419 312 345 127 377 2806 311 317 121 444 332 294 508 114 347 2788 5594
Green W: 67.5/123 275 400 324 111 399 274 301 100 300 2484 284 288 101 444 296 264 469 97 312 2555 5039
Handicap 9 7 13 5 17 11 1 15 3 16 8 10 14 2 12 6 18 4
Par 4 5 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 4 5 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mark Rathert (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
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

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4.5
361

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
19th Hole Scenic Views 14
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 42
Forced Carries 31
Water Hazards 23
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 26
Playing Multiple Courses 26
Locals 25
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 42
Convenient to the City 20
In the 'Burbs 11

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Perfect weather
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Pleasantly surprised!

I was surprised at how beautiful the fairways and greens could be, in November, in a desert. We enjoyed our round and were impressed with the beautiful views. Great day of golf and very friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Handicap 5-9
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5.0
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Really great golf!

I’ve played here several times and always have had a great time. I got paired up with a couple other guys and we had a great time. The one guy I think works there part time and he was such a nice kid. He could really swing those clubs. We had a couple good laughs. The conditions were superb. Greens great. The other guy and I kept blowing it past the hole. Nobody got upset. Just a great day. The young guy rightly predicted big winds about halfway through the round. So it was trying to also adjust for that. Don’t pass up on this course. It’s one of the nicest places you’ll play around Vegas. And priced fair.

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
First Time Playing

Very Pleasantly Surprised

Played this course for the first time today. Staff couldn't have been any friendlier. Paired with a local who helped with his local knowledge. Course was in superb condition. Greens ran true and ball St up nicely in the fairways. Bunkers were raked and full of sand. Do yourself a favor and make the drive to Boulder Creek. You won't regret it. Great value and golfing experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

too windy

regretfully we couldn’t replay more than 9 as the winds were 25-35 gusts and miserable

lived here a year and wanted to play it with friends and we had to quit as it was horrible wind conditions

staff and course outstanding and we would play again wish we could a voucher for nine holes to play another day/ or partial credit

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Boulder Creek

Course very fair for both high and low handicappers.

Tee boxes, fairways and greens in great condition.

Greens multilevelled, undulating challenging, not slow nor super fast.

Pace of play was excellent, finished round in 3:50 minutes, but be fair there was 2 family group 4 somes in front of us that let our 2 some play through.

Played the Desert Hawk and El Dotado.

Would play this 3 nine hole next time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Decent course but nothing spectacular

Playable course with some nice holes. Started early, so pace of play was very good. Also decent clubhouse.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best value in the state

I have played boulder creek over 25 times in the past year. It is by far the best golf value in the state. It has three different nines, four sets of tees and a giant driving range. I usually get out there for $25 to $35 with promo codes. I highly recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

I cannot believe the 4 and 5 star reviews! This place is terrible!

I played here because of all the 4 and 5 star reviews. From our arrival I knew it was a mistake. Gold carts that are 15 years old, greens in terrible shape, nothing is kept up. This place was honestly terrible I would play a course closer to the strip- the drive and overall conditions were just not worth it at all.

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

Got hooked up with some great people

Golf course very picturesque. Great place. Only downer was the clubs I rented. Bring your own.

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

Excellent Course

Played Coyote Run and Eldorado on 07/21 and the conditions were amazing!!!

Upon arrival, the cart guys come and pick your clubs up then offered some range balls to warm up with. Club house staff is friendly and after paying your green fees, there is an option to pay an extra $10 to play Boulder City Golf Course within 2 weeks for free. That's a good deal.

Breakfast burritos were $6 and pretty tasty.

There are three 9 hole courses Coyote Run, El Dorado and Desert Hawk. We played Coyote Run first then El Dorado.

Both courses were in amazing condition! The fairways were so perfect that it almost looked as if no one had played in a while. The rough was tall and stops the ball if you roll off the fairway. Pretty deep and easily swallows the ball if you hit it in there.

The sand traps were pristine. There are plenty of dirt hazards on the side that you can hit your ball into and because of the rocks, chew up the ball and the club so be careful.

The greens are well protected by sand traps so bring your sand wedge with you. On hole 14, there are bee hives in the trap so I just picked up because I didn't want to get stung.

The greens were in great shape and free of divot damage.

The carts were good, good GPS that gives you the distance to the green and hole. Also provides you with tips for the hole.

About the only bad thing I have to say about this course is that the holes are hard to find at times because there are lots of different forks in the path and you have to guess which way to go.

The pace was just under 4 hours and definitely a must play. I can't wait to go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course for $55

Bad weather the night before. I arrived at 5:30 AM (6:30 tee time) everything was still wet from the rain. There was a large group of 40 at 6:00AM but they let me go ahead of the group! Course is in great shape!

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

Great course

Never had a bad day here. Course is great shape always. Just sucks they don’t include range balls with the GolfNow. Most places do. Either way great place to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A good challenge

Played on a very windy day. Greens on 2nd nine were not as well maintained as the front. Overall a good layout especially if looking for a course over 7000 yards.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful Layout

It was a Windy Day, but the fairways are wide and the course was in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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