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Whirlwind Golf Club

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Address: 5692 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226-5268
Phone Number: +1 480-940-1500
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Whirlwind Golf Club is truly a unique southwest golf experience. The...

Whirlwind Golf Club is truly a unique southwest golf experience. The courses, clubhouse, and practice facilities are sensitively designed to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Gila River Indian Community.

Named for the prominent design feature of the hand-woven basketry of the Authum tribe, Whirlwind is the work of golf course architect Gary Panks. His design weaves the spirit and legacy of this ancient land into a

marvelous test of golf.

The Devil's Claw course features sweeping elevation changes and dramatic

bunkering. The Cattail course complements the Devil's Claw, but lends a whole new flavor to this 36-hole masterpiece, with its rolling fairways accented by striking water features and deep canyons.

Whirlwind promises a dynamic golf experience marked by spectacular landscaping, unrivaled course conditions, and genuine customer service.

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Cattail

Nice course!!! Showed up at 4pm and the course was wide open. The staff was very freindly. Didn't look around too much because I wanted to head out to the first tee right away. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
Drbeazer
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we enjoyed a wonderful golf experience. Checking in, we enjoyed a beautiful pro shop and friendly staff. The course was in great shape and very challenging (meaning a high score). :) My wife forgot her hand bag in the shop and the Ranger delivered it to her with all items and cash still in. There was a charity hole... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Nice course!!! Showed up at 4pm and the course was wide open. The staff was very freindly. Didn't look around too much because I wanted to head out to the first tee right away. It looks like there is a bar next to the golf shop. Didn't order food there. The course was in very good shape, especially at this... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I've played both Cattail and Devils Claw and they are average and over priced golf courses for the area. You'll do much better driving 20 minutes east to Ak-Chin Souther Dunes in Maracopa or north-west to Ocotillo in Chandler. The former of which is a phenomenal course and well worth the extra 20 minute drive. If you're looking for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Played the Devil's Claw course and had a great time. The course is in amazing condition from tee to green. Got a GolfNow deal for $45 and it was the best value course for the money I've ever played. Mostly wide open fairways and lots of desertscape. A couple of really interesting layout holes to add variety. Lots of little... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Our foursome played Cattails and enjoyed the experience. It was of average difficulty but spectacular beauty. We enjoyed the expertly groomed fairways and greens. It was a fun place to play. It's busy, so you'll likely wait a bit in season at each tee box. We will definitely return.

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Louie U, Manager at Whirlwind Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for your visit to Whirlwind! We look forward to seeing and serving you again. We are always available to assist and you are welcome to contact me directly if there is anything we can do to make your next visit to Whirlwind extra special! Thank you again. More 

Lahain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We have played the two courses at Whirlwind and enjoyed both. They offer good challenges and good value. Booked through Golfnow for under $100

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Louie U, Manager at Whirlwind Golf Club, responded to this review

Terry, thank you for visiting us and for playing both courses. We think both of our courses offer great challenge and value as well. Feel free to contact me here at the club if there is ever anything special we can do to assist you in the future! More 

San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Easy to set up tee time through Troon golf. I would rate this as a nice course if you are in the Chandler area. It does not match up to Troon North or Greyhawk up north but it was in great shape, friendly staff and very good rental clubs.

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Louie U, Manager at Whirlwind Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you Doug for your review of our facility! We're glad that you enjoyed your round and that you found setup of your tee time to be easy. Please visit us again soon. You are welcome to contact me directly if there is anything we can do in the future to assist you! whirlwindgolfclub@outlook.com 520.796.8465 More 

Fairview Heights, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We were really looking forward to playing this course. It is beautifully maintained and the first nine holes went well. However, we were behind two foursomes of "guys out to party" and pace of play slowed to a crawl. The marshals and the desk were aware of the situation and were not able to handle the groups. Also, since there... More 

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Louie U, Manager at Whirlwind Golf Club, responded to this review

Mary, we are sorry that our service did not meet your expectations. I have shared your review with our golf operations team and our food & beverage managers as well. We will learn from this to make our service better in the future. I would like an opportunity to speak to you about your experience and make this right. Please... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Layout really reminded me of the N. Scottsdale courses at WeKoPa. Less elevation changes but tactical shoots are needed. Greens were not fast but still presented some challenges due to the subtle breaks. Staff was great and beverage cart was frequent. Everything you want in a desert course at a moderate price. Will make this a return visit on next... More 

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Louie U, Manager at Whirlwind Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Whirlwind. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Yorktown, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

If you have time before your game for breakfast (or lunch before/after), you will enjoy the dining room here (with a nice bar, too), overlooking the course. Some of the menu offerings are southwestern in nature and have generous portions. Food is very good. As others have said, the pro shop is bare bones right now, and even though the... More 

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Louie U, Manager at Whirlwind Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Whirlwind! We appreciate your patience and understanding while we complete our clubhouse expansion and golf shop remodel! We would love to have you back in a couple of weeks when the expansion in complete to experience our new locker room and lounge area. The golf shop remodel is now complete as well. Thanks so... More 

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