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Rancho Manana Golf Club

5734 E Rancho Manana Blvd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8588
+1 480-488-0398
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Really fun to play

The desert scenery (including lots of saguaros) and distant views at this course are fantastic... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
CBW47
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Yorktown, VA
Nice facility, well kept grounds

The facility is quite good, despite some of the furniture showing its age. For those who have work... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
drstevene
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Cave Creek, Arizona
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5734 E Rancho Manana Blvd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8588
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

The desert scenery (including lots of saguaros) and distant views at this course are fantastic. Sometimes the natural terrain comes up right next to the edge of the fairways, and arroyos cut right across occasionally. There are only 3 sets of tees, unusual these days,...More

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Dale S, General Manager at Rancho Manana Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thanks for playing and for all the kind words. We look forward to seeing you next time!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

The facility is quite good, despite some of the furniture showing its age. For those who have work to do while at Rancho Manana, you will have real problems with the internet service. It is intermittent and when up slow slow slow (under 5 MPS...More

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Dale S, General Manager at Rancho Manana Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for submitting your review. I did want to mention that your review was placed on the Rancho Manana Golf Club page and we are under separate ownership and management than the Diamond Resorts casitas you mentioned. We do maintain the grounds so thank...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This course is always the one we look forward to playing when we come to AZ. The fairways and greens are ALWAYS in good shape. As you play, you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere at times and I love that! Don’t...More

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Dale S, General Manager at Rancho Manana Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for playing Rancho and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We found this course to be in great shape and is in a very beautiful and peaceful setting nice and quiet which I liked. The pace of play was okay we did have a frost delay which put us back 30 minutes yet was still...More

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Dale S, General Manager at Rancho Manana Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for all your nice compliments and for playing Rancho Manana Golf Club!

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the well appointed 2 bedroom condo, top of the line sub zero fridge and Viking stove if your the chef in the family. Unit also included; washer and dryer, dishwasher and double vanity bathroom sinks in both bathrooms. Will definitely stay in room...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

So I come out here every winter and every winter it's the same. Well no more here. They start t times at 8 and every morning they have a ridiculous frost delay when it's 50 degrees outside. Ask them if it happened before and they...More

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Dale S, General Manager at Rancho Manana Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

We’re sorry to hear about your frustration. Mother Nature and frost delays are very frustrating to all golf courses and its players. Unfortunately, frost delays are almost impossible to predict even the day before as wind and clouds can influence whether or not we have...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

This course was really fun to play. It is not long, but makes up for that by requiring accurate shots. The fairways and greens are in super shape. Really nice views overlooking Cave Creek. The front nine heads up into the hills and the back...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

If you want to have fun and can play on a narrow somewhat short (for men) golf course this one is a beauty. It has unexpected views and you travel up and down. There are a couple drop wholes and up the mountain ones! One...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you visit Scottsdale area for golf, golf here. Nicely laid out course, great views, friendly staff & good snack at the turn

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite courses in the state. LOTS of risk/reward and challenge. Accuracy is a premium off the tee box as lots of the fairways fall off into the brush and retrieving your ball is hard without a climbing harness. We played a week...More

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azgolftraveler, General Manager at Rancho Manana Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for playing Rancho again and for the nice review. Yes, our lake water gets a little low right after overseeding but should recover within a week or so. The green stuff you mentioned is Duckweed which is a quick growing plant that gets here...More

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Charles F
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We have a variety of rates available which vary depending on how far in advance the tee time is made, which day of the week and what time of the day. Generally, the lowest rates are for tee times made 0-7 days in advance... More
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