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Boulders Resort Golf Club

34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Carefree, AZ 85377
+1 480-488-9009
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Excellent shape even at this time of year.

I played four courses in Scottsdale this vacation and this was by far the most enjoyable due to its... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Marc K
River Vale, New Jersey

Very accommodating staff - nice course - not very difficult - pretty holes - go early in July... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Southlake, Texas
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Carefree, AZ 85377
+1 480-488-9009
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I played four courses in Scottsdale this vacation and this was by far the most enjoyable due to its great condition. Stayed at the resort in the casita and the staff golf carted me over in morning – 2 minutes. The fairways and greens were...More

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating staff - nice course - not very difficult - pretty holes - go early in July - very hot!

Thank NancyM07
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the casitas on a golf package. Good deal at summer rates. Golf staff is amazing in getting you set up, keeping your clubs overnight, getting you off to the designated course (there are 36 holes and they assign you to the day's course...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Played here on the second day of a week long stay in Scottsdale. Played the South Course. We had in our party handicaps from scratch to 36 so we decided to play off the white tees. The longer hitters had to be more circumspect in...More

1  Thank Michael2810
Reviewed 6 May 2017

One of the must play location in the area. Professionally operated and in great condition.Speed of play is maintained and staff is pleasant and helpful.

Thank Harvey G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

For such a nice (and expensive) course in the AZ desert, they could do well to add some bottled water in your cooler. Golf carts are a bit older and not updated with limited front storage and not gps or tablet equipped for flyovers. Nevertheless,...More

Thank milty908
Reviewed 25 April 2017

'This is a must if playing golf. The south was worth the money. The course conditions were unbelievable. The greens are fast but true. The back 9 is just as good without the boulders.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Played the south course and the greens were immaculate and were almost like a snooker table. If you don't carry the ball 150 yards off the tee then you'll struggle as almost every hole requires you to carry desert before getting to the fairway. The...More

Thank callum986
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Played south course on our annual trip from Boston: 1. Scenic desert golf, but near residences 2. Challenging course 3. Tractors and mowers on so many holes it became a joke on both Monday and Wednesday. Tee time was at 1010 and at end of...More

Thank james o
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We played the North Course, which is supposed to be a little easier than the South. Many tee shots require a carry over desert scrub to reach the fairway, though the distances required are generally 150-yards or less. A lot of strategy is needed to...More

Thank Dave F
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12 September 2017|
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Response from AndrewReese | Reviewed this property |
We played by ourselves but it was 106 degrees out. Lol So were might have been the only ones dumb enough to go out. I didn't get the impression that would normally be a problem though. We did not see anyone else on the... More