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“Pure Gold in Everyway! Solid Gold Value! Must play!”

Golf Club of Estrella
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Owner description: Golf Club of Estrella, a Nicklaus Design golf course and Troon managed facility, offers a truly incredible golfing experience for golfers of all abilities. Located just 30 minutes west of downtown Phoenix, this spectacular desert golf course, nestled in the master-planned community of Estrella, features challenging play in the midst of breathtaking beauty. The Sonoran Desert surrounds you as you traverse the foothills of the Sierra Estrella mountain range. This dramatic course of Nicklaus Design, with Jack Nicklaus ll as the primary designer, flows along the contours of the land, allowing washes and hillsides to remain in a pristine state. Large greens and split-level fairways test your decision-making, club selection, and course management skills and once you arrive at the greens, you will be treated to some of the smoothest and best-conditioned surfaces in the world. Golf Club of Estrella, consistently ranked by Golfweek magazine as one of the Top-Twenty Public Courses in Arizona is the ideal venue for tournament groups, charity events and corporate outings. Our staff provides pre-planning expertise to insure that your event will exceed all expectations.
Victoria, British Columbia
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“Pure Gold in Everyway! Solid Gold Value! Must play!”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Fantastic track in beautiful condition. Could be the best sand I've ever hit out of in the bunkers. Unbelievable deal! $119 for 36 holes, a dozen crested pro V1s and lunch. Wow! This is a can't miss track if you are in the west valley. A fair and challenging test with some fantastic holes including some very challenging Par 3s. Course was in immaculate condition and pace of play was fast at about 4 hours. Played this course for our 2012 golf trip too, but it was in much better condition this time around. Will definitely be back.

Visited May 2014
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Porter, Texas
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“Golf Club of Estrella”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

It was recommended to us that we play here, and it was well worth it. The course is a Nicklaus layout that has wide fairways, deep bunkers and challenging greens which were fast. The views are beautiful with the mountain backdrops. The staff was very friendly, and they made us feel welcomed, prices are mid-range for the Phoenix area, and they offer discounts to community residents. Great course that offers a good place to play and enjoy your day of golf.

Visited May 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Golf Club of Estrella”
Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

Fun Nicklaus layout that offers wide fairways, deep bunkers and challenging greens. Views are beautiful with the mountain backdrops. Fairways are in great condition but greens are a little bumpy. Bunkers well maintained. Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy this course. Staff is very friendly. Pro shop went out of their way to accommodate our family. Junior golfer friendly to say the least. If you have a golfing family this is the place!

Visited March 2014
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Maryville, Missouri
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“Worth playing.”
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Not up to the standards of WeKoPa or Grayhawk but still for the money a good course. Not a lot of elevation changes. Good starting course to work out the kinks.

Visited March 2014
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Goodyear, Arizona
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“Challenging Troon Golf Course”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Golf Club of Estrella is located in the private community of Estrella Mountain Ranch in Goodyear, AZ. A challenging course with beautiful views of the Estrella Mountains. The Golf Club restaurant is small, but adequate for warm weather alfresco dinning. Prices are mid-range for the Phoenix area, and they offer discounts to community residents.

Visited October 2013
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