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“Plagued day of and after day of green punching.”
Review of Aguila Golf Course

Aguila Golf Course
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Owner description: This municipal golf facility, designed by Gary Panks, spreads over 210-acres featuring an 18-hole championship course and a par 3 course, both offering a challenging layout and design.
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Excellent course design, have been playing every year we travel to Phoenix. But played on April 18/17, right after green areation and sanding. Fine sand equalled concrete like greens. Could not get balls to hold on green or judge appropriate putting weight. Ugh, 6 three putts for me an 5 three putts for partner. Hope greens improve shortly! Otherwise every other aspect was good to very good!

Thank William M
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Staying with friends we decided to try this public course because, well, it was cheaper than a lot of courses that are packed with tourists when spring training baseball is in town. My friend had played it before so although it was nearly an hour across town, we went.

I am no priss when it comes to golf courses but this was a dissapointment. The burnt out fairways were lined with ragged bushes in good need of a prune. The greens were better but still lumpy as you might expect on a heavily played public course. But what really hurt the experience for me was the slowly increasing pace of play.

We walked off after 16. We had waited for nearly 10 minutes for the green to clear before paying that hole so we knew as we came up to the next tee box, the wait would be even longer. It simply wasn't worth the pain of playing the last two holes in 45 minutes when we had played the first 9 in just over two hours.

Maybe a different time of the day, or a different time of the year, but on this day the experience was poor.

Thank KenVicLee
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Excellent golf coures, extremely fast greens, terrific fairways, all and all a very beautiful course. Now the dark side, if in fact the course is allowing five-somes then an ample amount of time should be set between that group and the next. Four groups continuely playing on each hole is a PR nightmare. There is also a problem with the number of available carts which caused a waiting time and eliminated the chance for the use of the putting green. The carts also lacked coolers which in temps of 87 plus is unpleasant to say the least. The wait staff's overall apathy is noticeable but it was hot so maybe they were stressed a tad. Again, this is a great golf course in the desert and should not be missed just curb your enthusiasm for what is and what should be.

Thank augustleroy
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

A lovely course to play at a good price during peak season at an unhurried pace. The greens are quick and consistent, the hazards are well placed and the end of the front nine presents a challenge at just the right time. Humble pie with a thrill of accomplishment! Loved the course and had a great time! (Also - nice deep sand in the bunkers - a great beach holiday in the desert!)

Thank Ginny F
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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I played Aquila golf course. We really enjoyed ourselves. It started in the pro shop where we were given a lot of good information as this was our first time to play there. The driving range and the multiple practice putting greens were all in good shape. The fairways, greens and tee boxes were all in good shape. The rough was what I have deemed Arizona public golf course winter rough. There is not much grass to hit balls from and we did roll our ball on occasion when it was sitting on dirt. The greens were very nice: quick and quite true. I had one of my better putting games. The course had enough contour to keep it interesting. The mountain views were spectacular. We will play there again.

Thank Mikeshy
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