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Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course

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Address: 6100 S Kings Ranch Rd, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4679
Phone Number: 480-982-9449
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Recently redesigned, this course is challenging, secluded, and surrounded...

Recently redesigned, this course is challenging, secluded, and surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery.

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Played the Dinosaur Mountain course on a guys golf trip. Out of the 3 courses we played this was my favorite. Very scenic, course was in good shape and the elevation actually... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Played the Dinosaur Mountain course on a guys golf trip. Out of the 3 courses we played this was my favorite. Very scenic, course was in good shape and the elevation actually provided some breeze which is much needed in the heat. It's a must play course in the Scottsdale area.

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and choosing to play our Dinosaur Mountain golf course. We're happy that you picked it as your top course on your recent trip to Scottsdale. Thanks again and we hope to see you on your next trip to AZ! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I flew in from Chicago with my 14 year old son and found out about Dinosaur Mountain after doing a lot of research on area golf courses. I have been playing golf for 30+ years and this was one of the most enjoyable rounds of golf I have played. The scenery was unbelievable. They had about 8-10 holes that were... More 

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear brad694, Thank you so much for the terrific and detailed review. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you and your son on your next trip to AZ! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The Dinosaur Mountain golf course at Gold Canyon Resort is one of the most unique and scenic courses you can play in the Phoenix area. If you like straightforward and predictable golf, then don't play here. This baby is a masterpiece carved into the beautiful desert and mountainous terrain. Having played here a lot in the late '90s, and making... More 

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear drewperkins, Thank you so much for your review and choosing to play our Dinosaur Mountain golf course. Hopefully you'll make it back to AZ and Gold Canyon in the nearer future. More 

Chester, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This course is very scenic. The greens are the best feature of the course as they are very fast and roll really well. Lots of par 3's with dramatic elevation drops making club selection difficult. If you are above the hole in several holes, it is virtually impossible to stop the ball within 10 feet of the hole.

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review or Dinosaur Mountain course. We are happy that you enjoyed our beautiful surroundings of the Sonoran desert as well as our greens. we hope to see you in the nearer future! More 

Gold Canyon, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were members for a couple of years and love playing Dinosaur Mountain at Gold Canyon Golf Resort. It is on the same level with the best desert courses in Phoenix with forced carries, significant elevation changes and magnificent views!

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Rick, thank you for the glowing review! We hope to see you and your wife on the links soon. All the Best, More 

Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is a great golf course with a wonderful staff! Views are amazing and the course is in fantastic shape! Enjoy!!!!

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear Craig G, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review! We hope to see you soon. Best Regards, More 

Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

This is our second time playing dinosaur on our boys weekend getaway. The course was in amazing shape and the greens are crazy fast and difficult. This is not an easy course however if you play from the whites it gives you a good chance. Food and beverage service on the course is outstanding. The Marshall was very grumpy. I... More 

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear Rick B, Thank you so much for reviewing our Dinosaur Mountain golf course. We are glad that you and your group enjoyed the golf course conditions and our beverage cart / snack bar service. I'm sorry and disappointed to hear about your encounter with our marshal. I would appreciate it if you could email me the date and time... More 

Lahain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

If you like great golf and spectacular views, you have to play Dinosaur Mountain at Gold Canyon Resort! It is a bit pricey but you will not be disappointed. Pace of play was great as they leave sufficient time between groups. The course is immaculate and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

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relaxatgcgr, Guest Relations Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Terry d, Thank you for coming to play with us and taking the time to leave a great review! More 

Royal City, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

If you are looking to play the most spectacular golf course in AZ. Play Dinosaur Mountain! The views and conditions are exceptional!

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relaxatgcgr, Guest Relations Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

golfer2342, We appreciate the review and look forward to getting you back on the course soon! More 

Bozeman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Gold Canyon could not of been better. 4 couples from Montana played. Played in 4 hours 10 minutes, excluding par 3's, and hole 1 on Dinosaur you could drive up to your ball. Outside guest services was incrediblely friendly and very accomadating. Inside after the round, great staff with live music on a Monday. 5 Star rating.

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relaxatgcgr, Guest Relations Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

ronjhecht, Thrilled to hear you were able to enjoy Dinosaur Mountain Course and followed it up with an enjoyable evening on The Ledge. The live entertainment will be going throughout the season so come and visit with us again soon! More 

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