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Papago Golf Course

Neighbourhood: Camelback East
As featured in Guide to Phoenix Outdoors
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Address: 5595 E Moreland St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3448
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+1 602-275-8428

Affordable municipal golf course provides tree-lined, rolling fairways -...

Affordable municipal golf course provides tree-lined, rolling fairways - atypical for the majority of desert courses in the area.

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great public course

Good value with well maintained fairways and greens. Would recommend this course to anyone who lives in Phoenix area and has not tried it out.

Reviewed 12 August 2014
Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Good value with well maintained fairways and greens. Would recommend this course to anyone who lives in Phoenix area and has not tried it out.

1 Thank jltrtrip
Phoenix, Arizona
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166 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is a great public course. This will test your skill and patience. Cant wait to play it again. Call ahead for a tee time.

Thank M L
Porter, Texas
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136 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Overall the course was nice; I highly recommend you use a cart when playing here makes it easy to get around. Course is a nice layout; there aren’t cart paths to follow except at the start of each hole. They also let you get pretty close to the hole with you carts which made the round much faster. Not much... More 

1 Thank TexasJohn22
British Columbia, Canada
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715 reviews
275 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

I don't usually do 18 holes but when one is on holiday I give it a try! using a cart helps of course! we've golfed here before when we're on holidays. it helped this year that there was a dust storm thus the weather temperature dropped a bit, otherwise I find it a bit warm! I kept up with the... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Great track for the price. Unbelievable greens and an interesting layout golf-wise. (There are lots of more expensive courses with more scenic appeal in the area). But this sure beats other traditional Scottsdale tracks like Orange Tree and McCormick Ranch. Greens are unbelievable. Fast and true. Attracts lots of local mini tour pros (I played with three). Can be slow.... More 

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West Carrollton, Ohio
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95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I visited here on a weekend golf getaway with a friend. We should have realized something was up when we were greeted at the entrance by attendants to take our clubs. We came at a very busy time and no tee times were available but noting our circumstance, they worked really hard to fit us in with another twosome. Having... More 

1 Thank Ramlorey
Centennial, Colorado
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146 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Papago used to be a great muni and we could play ALL DAY for about 15- 20 bucks. Often we would play 36 or 54 holes in one day ! Fun and challenging golf course. Now, it cost about 38 bucks for only nine holes ! This is the number one reason golf is not growing. It has become much,... More 

1 Thank Blake S
Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Worst golf course I have played in AZ. Poor conditions on fairways & greens. Save your time & your $$$!!!

Thank Marvin C
Phoenix, Arizona
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804 reviews
205 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

I played here on a cold January morning. The course was full but we still got around in right at four hours. The course has so much potential to return to its former glory. I am hoping that when ASU golf moves over here they build a decent clubhouse and pump some additional cash into the course. The greens need... More 

2 Thank arizonaac
Scottsdale, Arizona
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

this is the best public, muni golf course in all of the Phoenix-metro area....but shush don't let the secret our or it will be harder to get a tee time...it pays to have a Phoenix card... this is a challenging golf course...from the tips or from any of the tee boxes assuming you play within your handicap...

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