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Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course

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Address: 6100 S Kings Ranch Rd, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4679
Phone Number: 480-982-9090
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This 18-hole championship course features dramatic bunkers, water features,...

This 18-hole championship course features dramatic bunkers, water features, gently rolling fairways and a scenic layout that runs through the land's natural arroyos and dry creek beds.

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Nice Course bring water

Very nice desert course, good layout decent conditions. However the service and amenities leave something to be desired, no water on course saw the cart 1X for 18 holes. Carts are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2016
Alan R
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Very nice desert course, good layout decent conditions. However the service and amenities leave something to be desired, no water on course saw the cart 1X for 18 holes. Carts are in rough shape at least the one we drove poor steering etc and dirty.

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1 Thank Alan R
DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear AlanR, Thank you for choosing to play our Sidewinder golf course. We are happy that you enjoyed our course. I'm sorry that we fell short on your expectations concerning the beverage cart and cart condition. We would happily have changed out your golf cart had we known. We look forward to your return to Gold Canyon. More 

Gold Canyon, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Very sporty and fun. Lots of interesting holes. Will suit all handicaps. Jan-March is very busy and slower of course, best to play in the fall or late spring.

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Portage la Prairie, Canada
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160 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The four of us had a great day of golf on the Sidewinder Golf Course on a Thursday morning. We started earlier than our scheduled tee off time because of a no show in the time slot ahead of us. We had a very pleasant round with out any one pushing us. The course was challenging enough for us. We... More 

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

Hello Dianna, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your round on our Sidewinder golf course and that you found it to be challenging but fair! We hope to see you again in the near future and thank you for choosing Gold Canyon Golf Resort. All the Best More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I enjoy playing this location however, the past two recent outings the play is backed up significantly. The play is significantly slow. I don't mind a modicum of slowness at times but this seems to now be a consistent pattern for this location. I actually thought that this location would be different than other locations in pace of play but... More 

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

Hello Dennis, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our location but sorry that the round took longer than expected. We go to great lengths to ensure that our guests have an enjoyable round and play within a reasonable pace of 4 hours and 15 minutes. Our tee times are spaced 9 minutes apart... More 

Calgary, Canada
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206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Staff were very friendly. Starter was able to fit us in a little early. Driving range in a convenient location. Snack shop staff knew we were on a turn around and served us quickly. Course in great shape. Loved the GPS.

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3 Thank TGB40
DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the glowing review. We appreciate your feedback and will share your review with our staff. We hope to see you in the nearer future. All the Best More 

Edmonton, Canada
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85 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

A few years ago, we had loved the Dinosaur Mountain course at this 36 hole resort, so we figured we'd try the Sidewinder course this year as well. There are much less elevation changes, as it winds its way around the mountain, but it is an excellent layout and in great shape. The whole experience at Gold Canyon Resort is... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time and writing about your experience playing the Sidewinder golf course. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your round and the "whole" experience. We look forward to seeing you in the nearer future. Best Regards More 

Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a challenging course. Good carts, and good food. Great place after a round to sit back and relax. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets!

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

Dear Edward Steal, Thank you for your review of our Sidewinder golf course. We are glad that you enjoyed the course and amenities, and also the restaurant after your round. We hope to see you in the near future! Best Regards More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This course was perfect from the greens to the fairways. Very challenging but so much fun! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. My husband and I were paired up with a couple younger guns and we finished the round in a little less than 4 hours which we didn't think was too bad considering it was cart path only.

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

Misty F, Thank you so much for your glowing review of our Sidewinder golf course! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your day and hope to see you in the nearer future. All the Best More 

Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Really nice desert course, I played of the blue tees, about 6000yds, wide fairways, well positioned traps and true greens. There are tee positions to suit all handicaps. Guys in the golf shop were very helpful as was the starter and all the staff in the restaurant. We will be going back, only downside was my wife scored 45 points... More 

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

Dear Fairwayman, Thank you so much for reviewing our Sidewinder golf course. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the layout and all of the staff members that you encountered. We are also happy to hear that your wife scored well! We hope to see you both back at Gold Canyon Golf Resort. Best Regards, More 

Slate Hill, New York
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Nothing to dislike. The course is terrific and challenging. Worth the time to play their golf course. After golf their restaurant is a nice place to eat and tell the tales of the golfing experience.

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

Dear DyrrellC, Thank you for taking the time to review our Sidewinder golf course. We are glad that you enjoyed the golf course as well as our restaurant. Thank you again for your comments and we hope to see you soon back at Gold Canyon Golf Resort. Best regards, More 

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