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Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course

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Address: 6100 S Kings Ranch Rd, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4679
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Recently redesigned, this course is challenging, secluded, and surrounded...

Recently redesigned, this course is challenging, secluded, and surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery.

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Nice hike with a great view

We hiked this one morning it maybe took an hour up and back nice little man made telescope and guest book at the top.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lori M
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked this one morning it maybe took an hour up and back nice little man made telescope and guest book at the top.

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1 Thank Lori M
Winnipeg, Canada
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109 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you save up all your pennies from cashing in your empty beer bottles, this is the one course you will definitely want to play before you kick off. I was here on a 7 day golf trip with some golfing buddies, and they told me it was going to be the best one. Amazing. The one hole, can't remember... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful course. Plays fairly. Nice elevation changes. Good service. Course played slow due to just being opened and still wet. Worth the green fees.

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great views on the Dinosaur course. The course was in beautiful shape but a couple of the greens had ridiculous slope.

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear Richard D, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Dinosaur Mountain course. The greens can be a little tricky to read especially playing it for the first time. The best tip would be to stay below the hole, especially on holes 1, 3 & 14. We hope to see you back at... More 

Cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful golf course. I'm from the UK so the desert style layout is not what I'm used to but the course layout and condition was nothing short of superb. The views here are stunning. The staff are also friendly and helpful. A all round great experience at a reasonable fee.

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear Mikelaketahoe, Thank you for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the views and conditioning of our Dinosaur Mountain course as well as the service. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to AZ! Best Regards More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Despite playing really badly and donating several balls to the local wild life I'd play here again and again and again. The course has some seriously stunning holes; the 16th has to be one of the most challenging tee shots off the blacks unless you hit a big straight ball. Wonderful par 3's. Longer that they look, elevated tees. And... More 

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Many thanks for choosing to play our Dinosaur Mountain course Kenneth_Smith. Sorry that you donated so many balls to the desert but I'll bet you found a few too! Hopefully you had a birdie or two during your round. We are blessed to have such a spectacular setting and our golf course maintenance team really takes pride in the their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's a drive from anywhere in the West Valley, but a trip out to Phoenix (for golf, at least) needs to include Gold Canyon Resort. During prime season the rates will be expensive -- it is one of the best public courses in the state -- but you'll experience desert golf at it's finest. Terrific elevation changes, natural surroundings and... More 

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Hello Michael D and thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We are happy that you enjoyed your day at Gold Canyon. You are correct that the Dinosaur Mountain course is 6656 yards from the tips but keep in mind it's a par 70 with six par 3's so it actually plays much longer than... More 

Gold Canyon, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

the gold course is beautiful, but very expensive even in the summer....it seems they cater to the business man with an expense account..

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I played it a while back but still impressed with the course to this day highly recommended wel worth the money. not that it was expensive

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Hello whoschris, thank you for your comments and the 5 star review! We hope to see you back at Gold Canyon soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Played the Dinosaur Mountain course on a guys golf trip. Out of the 3 courses we played this was my favorite. Very scenic, course was in good shape and the elevation actually provided some breeze which is much needed in the heat. It's a must play course in the Scottsdale area.

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DirectorofGolf, Manager at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and choosing to play our Dinosaur Mountain golf course. We're happy that you picked it as your top course on your recent trip to Scottsdale. Thanks again and we hope to see you on your next trip to AZ! More 

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