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Course Information

Course Name: Raven at South Mountain
Address: 3636 E. Baseline Drive
City: Phoenix
State: Arizona
ZIP: 85040
Phone: 602-243-3636
Type of Course: Desert
Price Paid: $37.00 (With Pass)
Month/Year Played: June, 2008
Public/Private: Public
Par: 72
Yardage
Ladies: 5759
Mens: 6722
Pros: 7078
Rating
Ladies: 73.0
Mens: 70.5
Pros: 72.8
Slope
Ladies: 129
Mens: 125
Pros: 130

Play Information:
Tees Played: Mens
Time: 4 Hours 15 Minutes
Walkable: Yes
Snake Holder: Malibu

Comments

Malibu: Overall condition is nice, greens were hard to read but fair. Fairways were in nice shape. Sand traps are needing T.L.C. (Sand). Overall fun experience.

QuickBuck: Course was in good shape for mid June. One of my favorite courses. The only negative was the sand bunkers, no sand, like playing hard pan. Good looking course. Play it anytime.

MyTi: Nice course. Playable and very fair. The bunkers were horrible. A shame for this nice of a course. Greens can have some unexpected breaks due to South Mountain.

Stone: A great course. Bark chip rough is long gone, and we were happy to see “Doc’s Tree”. Amenities, beverage cart, pro shop and personnel excellent. Very nice fairways, greens, rough, and the practice facilities are outstanding along with a golf school. Only negative about this course is the sand traps, which were really not sand traps at all but rock quarries. Puzzling, given the rest of the course was superior. Be sure to play it – one of the best courses in the valley (but put some sand in the traps!)

Course Ratings

Course Condition - Rating: ★★★★☆

Fairway Condition - Rating: ★★★★☆

Greens Condition - Rating: ★★★★☆

Sand Trap Condition - Rating: ★½☆☆☆

Rough Condition - Rating: ★★★☆☆

Driving Range - Rating: ★★★½☆

Practice Green - Rating: ★★★½☆

Playability - Rating: ★★★★☆

Scenery - Rating: ★★★½☆

Fun Factor - Rating: ★★★½☆

Restaurant - Rating: ★★★½☆

Beverage Cart - Rating: ★★★★☆

Pro Shop - Rating: ★★★½☆

Friendly Staff - Rating: ★★★½☆

Difficult? - Yes

Play it again? - Yes


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