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Nice fairways and greens. The remainder was a bit rough.

There is a lot of renovation going on at Papago for a new club house and that isn't great. The... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
STILL the hidden gem!

Not sure why it took me 29 years to play this course - but shame on me!!! What a blast!! Keep in... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Affordable municipal golf course provides tree-lined, rolling fairways - atypical for the majority of desert courses in the area.
5595 E Moreland St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3448
Camelback East
+1 602-275-8428
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

There is a lot of renovation going on at Papago for a new club house and that isn't great. The current club house is a trailer in the parking lot. The fairways and greens were in very good overseeded condition but the remainder of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We played Papago since it was convenient to downtown Phoenix. The course was pretty, in decent shape and very quiet - given the proximity to downtown. That was it for the positive. 1) Amenities. We arrived expecting to have breakfast at the clubhouse. Although not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Not sure why it took me 29 years to play this course - but shame on me!!! What a blast!! Keep in mind this is “a muni” but the greens were is outstanding shape and the fairways were very nice... when I found them. It...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Papago was a nice Course. It was close to the airport and allowed us to get in a round before dark. Well cared for, attentive staff, and fun to play. Would definitely go back!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice but could be better cared for. Greens are nice. Traps are very hard. Layout has a number of unusual holes. Par 3's are very long even from white tees. I have a 14 index and was challenged by the white tees. Overall I was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

We were looking for a scenic course to golf while near our hotel and while doing our research this one is what we picked and we were not disappointed with the views while on the course. A little spendy compared to the other courses we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Golfed with a friend here because of the proximity to the airport. Everyone made us feel welcomed and the course was fun. I would like to play when the course is drier and get a little more roll on the fairways but all in all...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I'm struggling with this review. Positives...Great staff, nice greens, bunkers were good, price was great, tons of potential. Negative...pace of play with no one out pushing foursomes that were two holes behind, no memorable holes as most were pretty bland, clubhouse still not built (running...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

I started trying to play a different course every week so I had to try this course nestled up against the Papago mountains (hills). Had a great time on this course. Took me a while to find the course. Google maps wasn't very helpful. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

Played here with two foursomes on a weekday morning. Course was in great shape...nice green fairways and well manicured putting surfaces. The views were terrific and unexpected on a course in the city. Staff were very friendly and attentive...the marshal even helped us locate a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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July 23, 2016|
Response from Debbie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go there to just hit balls. No it is not on mats.