Arizona Biltmore Golf & Country Club
Used to be a favorite...NOW, not so much!!!
I've been playing at the Biltmore for the past 10 years. I must say, the conditions and value have decreased drastically over the past couple years. It's not that we're almost out of the golf season either. The carts need replacing. The cart paths are beat up and cause a bumpy ride (granted it could be that the carts are in such bad shape as well). They no longer have GPS for the carts. I asked one of the cart guys and he told me the company that provided the GPS went out of business. Ok, but what is the plan going forward to replace them? He said they put a few 100/150/200 yard markers along the cart paths and possibly a GPS app, but there are no plans to replace GPS units in the carts. I'm ok with an app, but then you need to look at options for charging devices while on the course.
The greens are terribly beat up. There were divot marks everywhere and it was impossible to putt. There were a lot of areas on the course that seemed like they could be ground under repair, but it didn't appear that any repair was under way.
There were no starters on a Sunday, which caused major back ups. It's like they were just attempting to collect as many greens fee's as possible and sending people out. I booked as a single and was paired up with another guy to make a two some. In fromt of us was another single, who was behind a two-some, behind another two-some. With a little planning, foursomes could have been paired up to speed things up.
$35 was a decent price, but I guess you get what you pay for. I'll probably play again, but only because it's convenient. Just know there are better options out there
May 12, 2015
interesting features, wonderful condition
Very good condition, easy to navigate around the course. Clean, interesting. Looking forward to playing it again.
May 11, 2015
Good course. Will be back to play again next year.
May 11, 2015
very nice course
Great course for the money. Greens werent in best of shape. Pace of play was perfect. I was a single but the 4some ahead didn't slow me up at all. Played in 3:40.
May 8, 2015
Fairly easy course layout & nice surroundings. Parallel fairways somewhat dangerous. Golf cart hit by approach shot. First nine pace of play was great. No holdup at all. Turned the corner & found lot of backup. Couldn't figure out where all the golfers came from?? Pace of play went to a crawl. Overall a really nice experience. Great value via on-line booking.
May 6, 2015
WE LIKED IT SO MUCH WE ARE PLAYING AGAIN THIS MONDAY, I FELL IN THE CLUBHOUSE, TRIPPED OVER THE STAIRS AND I HAD THREE STAFF PEOPLE THERE
IMMEDIATELY TO SEE IF I WAS ALRIGHT, A LITTLE SORE KNEE THIS MORNING, WIFE LOVED THE HAPPY HOUR ON THE PATIO WOULD RECOMMEND TO ANYONE WHO WANTS A DELIGHTFUL ROUND OF GOLF
April 30, 2015
Slow and shaggy
Course wasn't in great shape but the staff and restaraunt was excellent. Carrie was very nice. Don't think I would play again.
April 30, 2015
Biltmore's Downhill Slide to Sad
I have played the AZ Biltmore for 30 years. It was always a great course to get out and scoot around. Quality golf. But sad to say, the $35 green fees and $70 rental set was not worth the price of admission. The pro shop took our money and that was the last we saw of anyone. A course which takes a max 3hrs on a busy day was well past the 4hr mark. No rangers, hardly a beverage girl to be found. Groups were stacked upon group. Even for the meager amount of $35 the Biltmore is no longer a place to play. A SAD Day.
April 25, 2015