6000 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale , Arizona 85251, US
(480) 941-8200
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About The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

Near downtown Scottsdale, The Phoenician, A Luxury Collection Resort, is a five-star golf resort that underwent significant renovations in 2017-2018. This large resort features over 600 guest rooms and also includes a fractional ownership program. Guest rooms are 600 square feet and suites are one or two-bedrooms starting at 1,200 square feet. Guests have access to an extensive athletic club that includes tennis, pickleball and on-demand, virtual exercise classes. The pool complex is three-tiered complete with an adults-only section and waterslide for kids. There are nine dining concepts scattered throughout the resort and golf club, from casual poolside fare to J&G Steakhouse for finer dining. The resort-style golf course winds up and down mountain terrain and was renovated in 2018 and reduced from 27 holes to 18, playing to just over 6,500 yards from the back tees.

Facts

Price Range$$$$
Property Class★★★★★
Year Opened1988
Number of Units500+

Amenities

RestaurantsFine, Bar, Casual
Room TypesRoom, Suite, Fractional Ownership
PoolAdults Only
TennisYes
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Golf School/AcademyYes
Banquet SpaceYes
SpaYes

Services

Kids ProgramYes
Room ServiceYes
ConciergeYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No
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Golf courses at The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

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Reviews 175
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 25 Contributor
California Advisor
First Time Playing

Pleasantly Surprised

Was the first time playing here and wasn't sure what to expect. The two nines here offer differing contrast in golf. The front line is flat and winds through the resort. Most of the back nine is up on the hillside and runs through parts of the hillside desert before finishing back within the resort. The course overall was in good condition and greens rolled true. A good value and would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Must Play

Beautiful course and lay out, it has changed a lot since refurbishments of new homes when they turned 27 holes into 18. Fairways and greens are in excellent condition. I expected the staff to be more professional,

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Fun course to play

Bag drop guys were great. Pro shop cashier was very friendly and welcoming. We talked about changes in the course since this course used to be 3 nine hole courses and is now one 18 hole. Well managed crew. I thanked all 6 ground crew workers that I passed by while on the course. Greens ,sand ,fairways were perfect today. I thanked them for the hard work with maintaining this beautiful place. Cart girl was very kind and friendly. At the end the cart guys thanked me warmly and invited me to return soon. I will , this is a well run golf course, with nice staff working here at Phoenician.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice...

Lovey place. The entire resort was shut down except the golf course and what a spectacular course it is. Everything is so nice and well cared for. Truly a very upscale locale.
Course is not overly challenging except the greens are pretty. I would play there everyday if I could.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Resort Course

A lot of fun to play. Staff was great. Definitely will be back. The views of Camelback Mountain were epic. Thanks for having me.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Top Notch

Worth the money worth the time. 9/10 not a bad thing to say, yes there are nicer harder more expensive courses, it has nice views and tricky shots to shape definitely playing again. Went in early stage of covid and still had great service and friendly staff. Greens were fast and fun. A+

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect round of golf

My friend and I played The Phoenician for the first time since the redesign. The course looks great and was in outstanding condition. The staff was very friendly even in the crazy times we are in. There were some super fun holes with outstanding views, especially on the back 9 when you get up in the mountains. I am a 10 index and played the front 9, 2 over par. I let the seltzers get the best of me and blew up the back 9, +14!!!

37 on the front, 50 on the back. The back was a little tougher but I also got a little too loose! (He was driving and it was a Friday afternoon so I had a few)

I would highly recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrific

Everything for trouble right in front of you. The greens are where it’s at on this course for myself had trouble picking the breaks on putts. The course marshall was terrific was telling us to make sure and enjoy our round we were a twosome so was easy to keep up played round in just under 4 hours. Got deal with golf now made the price very worth while.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/10/2020

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are glad you had a fabulous experience here. Come back and play again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 03/10/2020

Thank you for your 4 star review! We hope to see you back out here again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/24/2020

Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad to know you enjoy our new golf course! Come out and play again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful course. Great playability.

What a great afternoon. The staff was top notch. The course was immaculate. And it's just challenging enough to make a day of it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/24/2020

Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful experience here at The Phoenician!

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Solid course

On the short side at 6500 yards from the tips but the greens are very fun. Have to be on the right tier with the flag or put up big scores

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Good, but not the views of old

If you have never played here, you need to. If you have, it’s still a really nice course, just not the views of old. Course and greens are in great shape for the summer. I got a hot deal for 11:30 and finished by 2:30 on a Tuesday afternoon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Underwhelmed

Greens and fairways were not in good condition. I expected better. If you want to play a plush resort course, head over to Westin Kierland.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Lovely course.

Great course. Immaculate. Tough greens. Pace of play was satisfactory for a pandemic Saturday morning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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