San Pedro Golf Course

5 stars out of 5
(based on 2 reviews)
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251 Ocotillo
Benson, AZ 85602
Phone(s): (520) 586-7888
Web: sanpedrogolf.com

San Pedro Golf Course is an 18 - hole championship facility located on the banks of the San Pedro River. The golf course winds through the mesquite and along the banks of the San Pedro on the front nine. The back nine travels through four canyon like settings and finishes up with the 457-yard par four split fairway eighteenth hole.

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San Pedro Golf Course is an 18 - hole championship facility located on the banks of the San Pedro River. The golf course winds through the mesquite and along the banks of the San Pedro on the front nine. The back nine travels through four canyon like settings and finishes up with the 457-yard par four split fairway eighteenth hole. The golf course stretches out to 7313 yards from the tips and there are five sets of tees to accommodate golfers of all skill levels.

The surrounding vistas at San Pedro are unmatched by any other golf club in Southeastern Arizona. From various points on the course, the San Pedro River Basin can be seen and this Mark Rathert design stretches along those river banks to the natural canyon like settings with the Dragoon mountain range in the background. The elevation changes and cool crisp air provide a setting that will bring you back for the challenge.

The bentgrass greens will provide slick playing surfaces with some undulations to test your stroke. The key to play on hole # 2 - is to stay clear from the left side, as the San Pedro comes into play early in your round. Your second shot to this 457-yard par four will test your long iron game! The fifth creates a great approach to the green on this par five. The par four sixth requires precision off the tee, as there are two bunkers along the right side with a narrow approach to the green. The seventh is a cute par three that is followed up with a par four and the 558 yard par five ninth that requires two well placed shots as the right hand side is guarded by a pond as you approach the green. The left side approach is definitely your safety valve.

The back nine opens up with a straight away 400 yard par four followed by a 197 par three with a very tricky undulated green that slopes from left to right. Walk away with a three here and be happy. Holes 12 - 16 will offer you both scenery & challenges coupled with a great test of golf. The twelfth is as good a par four that exists. The tee shot leads you into a narrow area that favors the left side, as this is a slight dogleg right. The second shot will let you know if you can thread the needle as the approach is a gem. Once on this bowl shaped green area you will look back and see the beauty that Mark Rathert carved here. The ride to the thirteenth tee brings you to the highest elevation on the course, where the San Pedro River Valley surrounds you - encased by three mountain ranges including Cochises' Stronghold - where that once heralded Indian and his tribe staked their claim. The 605 yard thirteenth will require position to the right center on both your drive and second shot, as you approach to this green. The fourteenth resembles hole # 12 but is a tad longer. The fifteenth hole is a scenic par three with a drop of 50 feet from teeing area to green. The sixteenth and seventeenth give you a slight breather as you approach the finest finishing hole in Southeastern Arizona - the par four split fairway 457 yard eighteenth hole. Water comes into play off the tee as well as on the second shot to this green that is also guarded by a bunker as you approach the apron.

San Pedro is tough but fair with exceptional playing surfaces and a range of tees (5) that will test golfers of all levels. You won't tire at San Pedro - enjoy the scenery and the natural desert like playing conditions that will soon be heralded throughout the area.

5 stars out of 5
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Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Mark Rathert
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 2003
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Bermuda Grass
  • Greens: Bentgrass

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted: Amex MasterCard Visa card(s) Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Black 72 7313 130 73
Copper 72 6852 125 70.4
Jade (W) 72 5716 125 71.3
Silver 72 5262 117 68.8
White 72 6298 117 68.4
 

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • 4.5 stars out of 5
    by Jack
    on November 15th, 2011 08:31
    For the money, best value in the area. Greens are almost back and the remainder of the course is in excellent shape.
  • 5 stars out of 5
    by ChiChi
    on October 29th, 2011 09:30
    The course had a problem with Pythtium over the summer which killed parts of the greens. The course Super has been treating the problem. It is amazing the improvement of the greens in one week. The course used to have fantastics greens. It looks like they should back in that shape soon. The fairways are played with dormant Burmuda in the winter. Right now the fairways are superb. The best I've played on this year!!! Fantastic pricing too. Buy a Pedro pass for $99 to $125 and then play for 17 bucks plus tax. Can't beat that anywhere.
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