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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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the biggest recommendation i can make here is book an early tee time or your round will be "SLOW"! Also get to the restaurant first thing if you want breakfast, place your order... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
donald f
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Seattle, Washington
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

My son and I took lessons from Shawn Scott and he was great. We didn't get a chance to actually play the course however so this review is just for the lessons. Shawn was a great pro for us, picking out major things to work on to get quick improvements after a few lessons. Beautiful practice facilities as well.

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Denver, Colorado
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164 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Resort fee golf with course not really resort level. Well maintained but not quite ready for prime time. Staff friendly.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

the biggest recommendation i can make here is book an early tee time or your round will be "SLOW"! Also get to the restaurant first thing if you want breakfast, place your order then go out and putt for a while because the putting green is right outside the door. other than that the courses are great!

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

Donald, thank you for your review of our golf club! Glad you enjoyed the courses during your stay! Our apologies for the slow pace of play on your round. Whirlwind grows in popularity each year and it is always our goal to improve the pace of play. We will continue to try to improve in this area! Great suggestion to... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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269 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

After a customer call I had a free afternoon. My local friend suggested a round at Whirlwind. $89 after 2PM - easy decision. Course was in great shape. Provided a challenge without being a target type course. There are 5 pin positions that offer great play for a variety of handicaps. Enjoyed our round. Clubhouse staff were friendly and helpful.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your day at Whirlwind! Very helpful to us and to others. We're glad that you enjoyed the golf course and happy to hear that our golf fee was a great value to you. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Fort Wayne, IN
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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Both courses are challenging and fun to play. Ample landing areas with smooth as silk fast greens. Don't expect quick lunch turn around time if playing more than 1 round. They don't have a lot of fast food options but the food was pretty good. The staff took care of us all day though.

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

We appreciate your time in writing this review. They are a great benefit to us and to others who may be playing golf in Phoenix. We have noted your suggestion on faster food service options and will take steps to improve in this area. Thank you for your kind comments about the course conditions and our service to you during... More 

Vernon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Amazing how they can take a few acres of dusty, dry desert land and turn it into a lush golf experience. Really enjoyed the layout and the service we received on the course. The shady clubhouse patio was a perfect way to finish the round and for apres golf the casino and the outlet mall were right up the road!... More 

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

I can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your experience at Whirlwind. We feel the same about our golf facility and we are pleased to read reviews where our hard work results in a positive golf experience. We look forward to serving you in the future! More 

Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Two top notch golf courses. Service was fair, with exception of the drink cart on the course. Attitude! And not a good one.

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

Thank you for your review of our facility. I apologize for the fact that our service didn't meet your expectation or ours. Your comments are much appreciated and will be used in our continuous efforts to improve in this area. More 

canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

really enjoyed this course..challenging, some water, sand and a very nice lay out. the restaurant was very good, breakfast was very affordable and the staff very friendly

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was great course I played both course and both were in great shape the staff was very good the food was very good and not over priced I would play again

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

While staying at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass, my wife and a colleague decided we would play a round of golf. Initially we had a 3:20pm tee time but we were able to get to the course around 2pm and teed off at 2:18. Rental clubs, cart and round (for 2) was under $200 - a great deal on a... More 

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