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Just played Quintero outside of Phoenix


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#1 Neilvice

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:42 PM

A definite must play!  Staying at cibola vista resort and concierge recommended it.
Course was absolutely perfect in every way.  Staff was friendly and conditions were excellent. Mountain golf at its finest. Took a ton of pix and video.  Awesome elevation changes and wildlife (saw roadrunner,  bobcat,  and quail everywhere.) I played with a member that lived on another course in Scottsdale and chose to join over at Quintero because of the quality of golf.
Will definitely play again when I return.
I should mention though that quintero is about 50 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from any ambulance. It's in the middle of nowhere.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:47 PM

Quintero is unreal
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 01:16 PM

20 mins from ABULANCE. WHY WHERE HOW WHEN LOL thanx for the LMAOOOO !!! goin out in June. Whats the rate??

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:30 PM

One of Phoenix's hidden gems. IMO - much better than the more talked about We Ko Pa and Grayhawk courses.  Great deals with the Troon Card (rates, 2-for-1, etc)

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:53 PM

i'm headed to phoenix in may.

last time i was there i did the "timeshare talk" in exchange for a round on the palmer/faldo courses, then we played eagle mountain for $50 and troon north for $90.  troon is #3 on my favorite courses list behind pinehurst #2 and prairie dunes.  think this is as good as troon?

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:17 AM

View Posttnord, on 29 December 2012 - 08:53 PM, said:

i'm headed to phoenix in may.

last time i was there i did the "timeshare talk" in exchange for a round on the palmer/faldo courses, then we played eagle mountain for $50 and troon north for $90.  troon is #3 on my favorite courses list behind pinehurst #2 and prairie dunes.  think this is as good as troon?
Better and harder than Troon. So many elevation changes. IMO I think that Club West is a hidden gem, I absolutely love the course and the rates are pretty cheap, the back 9 is a lot more scenic than the front though.
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Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:10 AM

This course is a hidden gem. The quality of the course is fantastic, the hole designs, the range, everything. It is a ways out, but well worth it. The par3s are amazing out there with the elevation changes. Next time I'm out there I'll definetely play this course twice since I'm already out there. Another great hidden gem course is Vista Verde. That course is also amazing.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:15 PM

I'm playing there on Monday 1/14.  36 holes...
It's going to be chilly (high of about 50), but warmer than Colorado (high of 20 same day).  Ha.

Looking forward to it.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:37 PM

Just take plenty of balls to Quintero as I was amazed at home many times you lost a ball if missing the fairways and going into the waste areas. GREAT course, but get there in good time as it is quite a cart ride from the lot to the 1st tee!

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:50 PM

View PostMile High Fin, on 11 January 2013 - 05:15 PM, said:

I'm playing there on Monday 1/14.  36 holes...
It's going to be chilly (high of about 50), but warmer than Colorado (high of 20 same day).  Ha.

Looking forward to it.
It shouldn't be to to cold. I practiced all day today, it was miserable cold and windy allllll day.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:59 PM

Absolutely love the Q, I only live approx. 20 minutes away. One of the more beautiful courses in the Phoenix Metro area. Their customer service is always top notch. Last time I played, which was about a month ago the course was in awesome shape. They offer a great first responder rates with ID, helps out big time. You can get a rate as low as 35 in the summer on Golfnow if you keep your eyes out for the hot deals. T

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:20 PM

The starter came across really well. A lot of courses have a starter who rushes you off the tee, even when there is no group scheduled behind. The man at Q was great at helping groups to get off (within reason) when they were ready which made for a relaxing start

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:32 PM

I liked the course a lot when I played it.  The only thing maybe not so much is the potential to lose a pail of balls!   i wish some of the desert courses would grow a 10 yard collar of rough between the fairway and the start of the desert so that a ball that lands in the fairway can't easily roll under a desert bush.  But that's the only small complaint...

Great condition each time I've been there and very beautiful.  Agree that the par 3's are awesome.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 03:51 PM

Quick Quintero quiz....which hole was this? And what did you score? I hit the green & then 3 jacked.

Loved my trip here in January 2012. Troon and Boulders were better, but this course was pretty cool.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 04:14 PM

View PostReidman, on 17 January 2013 - 03:51 PM, said:

Quick Quintero quiz....which hole was this? And what did you score? I hit the green & then 3 jacked.

Loved my trip here in January 2012. Troon and Boulders were better, but this course was pretty cool.

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Isn't that the 9th??  I hit the water and got up and down from the drop for 4.


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 04:20 PM

View PostReidman, on 17 January 2013 - 03:51 PM, said:

Quick Quintero quiz....which hole was this? And what did you score? I hit the green & then 3 jacked.

Loved my trip here in January 2012. Troon and Boulders were better, but this course was pretty cool.

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Agreed looks like 9 down hill par three... 7 iron I think.

Edited by kvnhlstd, 17 January 2013 - 04:20 PM.


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:09 PM

View PostReidman, on 17 January 2013 - 03:51 PM, said:

Quick Quintero quiz....which hole was this? And what did you score? I hit the green & then 3 jacked.

Loved my trip here in January 2012. Troon and Boulders were better, but this course was pretty cool.

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#9, my 1st of 2 birdies last time I played, mixed in with a few other big numbers which I would like to forget! ;-)




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