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Boulders Resort Golf Club

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Address: 34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Carefree, AZ 85377
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The Boulders is world renowned as one of the finest golf, tennis and spa...

The Boulders is world renowned as one of the finest golf, tennis and spa resorts in the United States, a 2008 Golf Magazine Platinum Medal Award winning resort. Travel and Leisure Golf recently ranked The Boulders as the #7 Golf Resort in the USA for 2006 and #2 Golf Resort in the USA for 2005. Regionally the magazine ranked The Boulders the #1 Golf Resort in the Southwest for 2005 and 2006. The Boulders Club is nestled in the tranquil beauty of the high Sonoran desert and 12-million year old granite boulder formations that dot the landscape. From the ancient Indians to the modern day vacationers who come to bask in the peace of a spectacular natural setting, all have been drawn to the vast serenity of the terrain and the precariously balanced boulders silhouetted against the Sonoran sky.

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Simply Gorgeous

Challenging play, lots of hazards. Unforgiving should you find yourself off the fairway. The course is stunning....bring a camera, but don't take long for the shot. 18 holes... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2015
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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490 reviews
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Reviewed April 4, 2015

Challenging play, lots of hazards. Unforgiving should you find yourself off the fairway. The course is stunning....bring a camera, but don't take long for the shot. 18 holes expected in under 4.5 and it's a busy course. Don't be the folks holding up 5 foursomes please.

Thank Skych8ser
Denver, Colorado
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176 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Target golf with terrific scenery. Challenging but fair. Not a long course hut very challenging. Terrific practice facility, great pro shop and nice grill with good food. Wonderful experience.

Thank Pat L
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2015

Played the south course and had a great time. Crew was great and very helpful, the people I played with were extreamly nice and were very kind providing pointers to help each other. If you have a tendency to veer off course with you shots bring extra balls they blend in with the landscape.

Thank Itravelots
Brighton, Michigan
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115 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2015

While in AZ, I took the chance to play the Boulders Gold Course North. A great, but narrow fairway desert course with great scenery. The club house shop people are so nice and the gold course starters and others are just great and can't do enough for you. The course was in great shape and the greens were fast. While... More 

Thank Douglas C
Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2015

Played the south course which is was in perfect condition. Beautiful surroundings, neat rock formations, interesting shots but not overly difficult. I could play this course regularly and not be bored.

Thank Drew W
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had never played either course at The Boulders Golf Club (north & south) so we were excited to finally play one of these courses. My son and I came to Scottsdale for a 5 day golf getaway and one of the stops on the list was The Boulders Golf Club. After researching both courses, I came to the conclusion... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you want to stay on property the food is good here. Everything we experienced at The Boulders was good.

Thank Susan A
Kennewick, WA
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2014

Spur of the moment opportunity to play golf at The Waldorf Astoria Boulders Golf Club (South Course) in Cave Creek on Monday, 12/22/14. My buddy (a local) got us $89 green fees via his Troon Club Card…best rate I found online was $150! OUCH!! There's a rumor the Waldorf Astoria might pull out of this location, and "someone else" take... More 

Thank RLFord
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed December 17, 2014

Cool name and that is it. Extremely overrated golf course that is in poor condition and deteriorating fast. The layout is simply boring and short, course tips out at only 6800 yards. Monotonous repetition of short par fours. The overall experience was underwhelming in every way. Played in December, green fee as 160. Just a terrible golf course. Play anywhere... More 

Thank abg0lfer
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2014

The south course was exceptionally breath-taking and challenging, but FUN! The staff were equally wonderful; helpful, professional and attentive.

Thank CLambert9

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