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3.5
117 Reviews (117)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
48
3 Stars
36
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
73.4%
Recommend this course
88 out of 117 reviews
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3.5
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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3.4
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6169 yards
Slope 116
Rating 68.6
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Paradise Valley Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Cochran

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Paradise Valley Junior Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No

Reviews

3.5
117 Reviews (117)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 12
Narrow Fairways 8
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
Beginners 9
Seniors 9
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 12
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Wet but fun

Went after a big rainstorm and the course was soaked - like moving water in some fairways soaked. That significantly reduced pace of play and I can’t blame the course for that.

Overall I really enjoyed it though. The scenery alone beats the heck out of golf in the city, and I’ll be back next time I am in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A tale of two nines.

Paradise Valley is good value for the average golfer. The front nine is relatively short, flat, and simple. In contrast, the back nine is longer, hilly, and challenging. Back nine has some very picturesque. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bad Pace, Good Course

The course was great condition, staff was awesome. Pace of play was awful. I will sh they would’ve yelled at a few groups in front of us.

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

Review of 7/6/2012, Paradise Valley

Greens were in good shape but a little slow. Fairways were ok but there were rough spots here and there.
Overall it was OK but I am not sure it was worth 38 dollars.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens were nice

The condition of the greens were the best part. Very pleased with that and the staff. The course layout is a bit odd. Takes some course knowledge to play well here. I would go there again compared to other courses in the area for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice course

Nice, challenging course with good elevation change and hole variety. Some areas of bare dirt but minimal. Most of the fairways in good condition. Greens were in excellent condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Potential

I've played this course a couple times a season over the past 3 years. Although I keep leaving disappointed, I believe this course has potential. The location and course layout is great, although the maintenance and upkeep on the course is less than par. They've had water hazard project on the 17th hole that has been ongoing for the past couple years without completion. With that being said your shooting around an odd hazard of a half empty pond and 3 foot excavated dirt on the sides.
Today was dry with a only 2 fairways potentially wet from the rains from last week causing a cart path only rule that not only my group was left in confusion about.

The greens are good, on the weekends they offer an outdoor grill that's good as well.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pretty good shape for being soggy

The area has just been hammered with rain of late.
The play was cart path only. So, play was a bit slow. However, the greens were in great condition. Not much roll our in the fairways. So, everything played almost a club farther than the yardage showed.
One note, the GPS reading on the first hole always reads farther than it is. I got readings of 160 when I had to be more like 130. Otherwise my readings seem to line up well with the course markings.

Staff was very pleasant; had a good time.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not Worth The Time

I saw the reviews for this course and it seemed like a good idea. Around $30 for a nice afternoon to golf. Let me tell you when I say I regretted the whole thing. First couple of tee boxes had literally just about 3 patches of grass. I know that the grass has been struggling this year, but there wasn't even evidence that grass was seeded. I would say 70% of my shots were hitting off of dirt in the middle of the fairway and the tee box. The only decent thing about the course was the greens which were in really good shape. But when I go to a par 3 and I have 0 grass to hit off of, that is definitely an issue. Plus the pace of place was extremely slow. We had a threesome in front of us playing 2 balls each and wouldn't let anyone play through. There was no one monitoring the pace of play and it showed. Definitely a beginner course and will not be returning. Way to much money for that kind of conditions.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Very playable

Course management is working hard to improve conditions. Greens were In Very good shape, rough was filling in nice and some fairways may fill in by July. The course is very playable and an enjoyable layout.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Preseason Golf

Enjoyed the golf with nice weather but could tell weather had been hard on course. Zoysia fairways look ragged. heavy rains have washed out a bunch. Sand traps were hard. Many trees have been cut down and over seeding is much needed. Anxious to see it early June after some work is put into it. I've always liked the lay-out.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

The entire course with exception of the greens has been hit hard with wet conditions.

While the price was right for this time of year. the course conditions leave much to be desired. There are other better values for the buck in our area.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
3.0
First Time Playing

Par for this course

Nothing too good or bad to say about the course itself. Employees/amenities are not great. Players on course seemed tense/quick. Probably wouldn't go back unless a deal popped up.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Enjoy this course.

I truly enjoy the layout of this course. You can make your round challenging or moderate depending on how you play the course. Great value for the money. Greens were excellent today and the course was in very good condition, except for a few of the tee boxes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great shape

Greens are in excellent shape for this time of year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Greens in very good shape

The staff here is always the best. Pretty good value and they are making strides to make this place better every time i play.

Greens rolled very well and this place can be quite a bit challenging from the back tees. Fairways are better than last time, but there are a number of trouble spots, same as a lot of STL courses this year.

Love playing here and this place is always fun gambling since you can take some chances on a number of holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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