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ello, and welcome to the Arizona Golfer’s Guide Summer “Staycation” issue! Who doesn’t love a bargain? I sure do! Many visitors to Arizona are finding out what the locals have known all along: Summertime in Arizona offers wonderful resorts with world-class amenities at a fraction of the price. Now is the time to check in and relax. Float on a raft, have fun with the kids, enjoy poolside drinks, on the rocks or with little umbrellas. Ahh! Speaking of ahh, check out the article from Lisa Kasanicky, Founder of AZ Spa Girls. Who wouldn’t love to spend a day being pampered at some of the best spas around town? This girl knows all the cool places and great deals. The coolest place to be? MIM, the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. This place is a must-see for everyone. Take three hours to experience it for yourself. Family golf and junior golf clinics are popular in this summer. Check out the Troon Family Golf program at Poston Butte in Florence for a fun-filled family golf experience. In Mesa, check out Augusta Ranch; they offer a summer golf pass for juniors! All of this summer fun is sure to work up your appetite. Follow our Hungry Golfer, who hits the streets again with a visit to Different Pointe of View restaurant at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs resort. After reading this review, you’ll put the restaurant on speed dial for reservations. The Different Pointe of View dining room is rich and inviting with stunning views of the desert landscape and he city lights of Phoenix below. The ambiance and an award winning chef make for a memorable evening. Hope you and your family enjoy your summer season! I sure plan on getting the most out of those long, lazy days on the porch.

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Summer Fun Summer fun awaits kids at a few area golf courses, including Poston Butte and its Troon Family Golf program. Also, Augusta Ranch is offering a special four-month Junior Golf Pass, good from May to August. Hurry and sign up your kids or your grandkids up today!

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14 Inside the Mind of Kyle Stanley PGA pro Kyle Stanley shares his thoughts with Golfer’s Guide. 40 Hungry Golfer Hungry Golfer hits the streets again. Different Point of View is one of only 10 restaurants in Arizona to receive the Best Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator, in addition to receiving the AAA Four Diamond Award for 21 consecutive years, and the Best Restaurant Award by Phoenix Magazine. Be sure to check out all that our advertisers have to offer! For example, at Raven Verrado you can “get away from it all”—have a great day, and feel like you are a member at your own private country club. See page 11.

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Deal for Juniors:

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Juniors looking for golf instruction (and parents looking to save a few dollars on those lessons while polishing their own games) should check out the Troon Family Golf program. Troon® is making a conscious effort to lead the way in introducing juniors to the game in simple and affordable ways. To help youth develop their skills and increase their enjoyment in the game, Troon Family Golf now offers complimentary golf (after 3pm), free use of rental clubs and complimentary golf instruction for juniors ages 15 and under when playing (or taking a lesson) with a paying adult. This fantastic program is available at more than 90 participating facilities, 365 days a year. “Making golf instruction more accessible to junior golfers is a key component to both growing the game and ensuring that young players are developing their skills

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and having fun,” stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations for Troon. “The golf course is an ideal setting for families, and Troon Family Golf makes it easier for people to gather and enjoy quality time as a family,” he added. Book your next round as a family by contacting your favorite Troon facility including Poston Butte Golf Club, (520) 723-1880—and mentioning the “Troon Family Golf” program. The program is based on availability, and lessons must be taken together with the same instructor. For more information, visit www.troongolf.com. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, overseeing operations at Troon Golf (daily-fee and resort) and Troon Privé (private) properties in 30 states and 27 countries.

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ummer is almost here, and for those parents out there, that means one thing—finding ways to keep your kids active and occupied during the summer break. Augusta Ranch Golf Club in Mesa has just the answer. This kid-friendly executive course (18 holes, par 61) offers a multitude of kidoriented and family-fun programs to keep the children busy and having fun during the summer, starting with its longstanding Junior Golf rate. Juniors ages 17 and under can play 18 holes at Augusta Ranch for just $5 a day, not just in the summer, but ANY TIME of the year! That shows the commitment that Augusta Ranch has to kids and the game of golf. “We are a true neighborhood golf course, and we try to find as many ways as possible for kids and families to have an enjoyable experience at Augusta Ranch, especially during the summer months,”

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said Don Rea, owner and operator of Augusta Ranch Golf Club. “It is important to get kids started in golf early. That’s why we have made it affordable so all kids have the opportunity to play regularly.” From junior clinics and golf camps to nighttime family-oriented fun nights, Augusta Ranch has you covered this summer to help keep your children active and entertained. SUMMER GOLF PASS Augusta Ranch is offering a special fourmonth Junior Golf Pass, which is good May-August. The pass costs only $199 and includes unlimited golf and a punch card good for 20 lunches ($140 value) at the Magnolia Room restaurant. For parents who want to make it a family affair and join their kids on the course, Augusta Ranch is offering a four-month family pass (good for four people) for only $299, as well as an individual golf pass for just $99.

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JUNIOR GOLF CLINICS For those looking to learn about the game of golf or who just want to improve their play, Augusta Ranch offers a special junior golf clinic every Saturday during the summer for kids ages 14 and under. These hour-long clinics cost only $5 and will cover a golf rule and etiquette tip, followed by hands-on instruction. SNAG—STARTING NEW AT GOLF If you haven’t seen or heard of SNAG, which stands for Starting New at Golf, it’s definitely a must-do this summer. SNAG clinics are held every Saturday and are open to people of all ages (yes, parents too), and offer an enjoyable way to learn the game of golf. SNAG is a cross between miniature golf and regulation golf, and has its own simplified rules, terminology and equipment. It’s a great way to get your kids interested in golf, and it is perfect if you are looking for inexpensive fun for the entire family.

Family Nights turn into Family Movie Nights, where families can gather at the Augusta Ranch driving range to watch a movie on the big screen. As you can see, Augusta Ranch has many entertaining programs to offer this summer, whether it is something strictly for the kids or for the entire family. Along with these programs, Rea and his staff are always looking for other creative ideas for family fun, so make sure to check the Augusta Ranch website (www.augustaranchgolf.com) or Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ augustaranchgolf) for other activities and specials.

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SUMMER JUNIOR GOLF CAMPS Along with its Junior Golf Clinics, Augusta Ranch also holds golf camps for juniors during the summer months. The three-day camps are held in June and July, and cover three different skill levels. All golfers will receive a hat, shirt, daily snacks and beverages, along with the golf instruction. This is a fantastic option for those kids who play golf but want more instruction to help take their games to the next level. FAMILY NIGHTS In an effort to unite the neighbors and surrounding community, Augusta Ranch holds a fun-filled Family Night once a month. It’s a chance to mingle and meet your friends and neighbors while enjoying some great food and drinks. Bounce houses and arts and crafts are available to keep the kids occupied, and on occasion, 2012 ISSUE 2

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Back in days before Arizona became the 48th state, it was rugged territory where relaxation meant a scorpion-free bed and decent horse hitch. The cowboy vibe still lingers in the air of the historical Wigwam Resort, where guests can revel in the Wigwam Warm Water Ritual at the resort’s Red Door Spa. The service starts with a foot bath and ceremonial tea, followed by a clay and cornmeal body mask, scalp treatment, foot massage, juniper and sage aroma bath, and a final massage using its signature desert sage massage oil. (623)535-4967, www.wigwamresort.com

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Inside the Mind of

Kyle Stanley PGA pro Kyle Stanley shares his thoughts with Golfer’s Guide. By Karen Rhodes Karen Rhodes: The beginning of this year got off to a bit of a rocky start, but then you had a big win that catapulted your popularity. What did you learn in that loss that helped you secure the big win? Kyle Stanley: I would characterize the start of my year as exciting, but certainly not rocky by any means. I started playing well in Hawaii and continued that good play into San Diego. While I didn’t win the event, I probably gained much more from what happened versus if I had actually won. I think that a lot more people came to know who I was, and those that do follow golf got a better understanding of who I am and my personality. During that stretch of losing in the playoff at Torrey Pines and coming back to win the following week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, I learned a lot about myself, and all of those experiences have made me not only a better player but a better person. I was pretty devastated Sunday night after San Diego, but I am not sure I would go back and change a thing. KR: What kind of impact did that win have on your scheduling and your time commitments, both professionally and personally? KS: My life has certainly gotten busier as a result of winning in Phoenix and finishing as a 14

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runner-up in San Diego. From a time standpoint, I have had a huge increase in media requests, and I am doing my best to honor as many as I can while trying to keep my routines the same so I can continue to improve and play well. Winning has many perks, some of which are getting into bigger events like the Masters and the World Golf Championships. As a result, I am able to set my schedule farther in advance and plan better. Having success certainly increases the demands on your time, so learning to be efficient and disciplined is definitely a priority of mine. KR: Who, if anyone, provided any advice after that loss that you took to heart and that has helped you learn from the experience? How do you expect to use that advice to help advance your growth in the game? KS: I don’t know if there was any one thing that was said to me or by a particular person. I had an outpouring of support from fans, and that made me feel great, to know so many people were out there pulling for me. I also have great family support and a terrific team that was by my side the entire time. They all provided great perspective that maybe wasn’t that clear to me at the time because my emotions were so raw. I played great golf in San Diego. What I chose to do and was encouraged to do was focus on all the good things I did that

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week, and that is absolutely something I did that allowed me to move on and carry a lot of confidence into Phoenix the following week. KR: What are your plans and goals for this year? KS: My main goals are always process-related, as I see that as the best road to improvement. I also set more specific goals. At the beginning of the year I had as goals to make the Accenture World Golf Matchplay (the top 64 players in the world rankings qualify), win my first PGA Tour event, qualify for the Masters and make the Ryder Cup team. I have achieved three out of four so far, so I am very pleased to say the least. As I reach certain goals, I add others. But again, the main goal is to be process-driven and improve each year. KR: What strengths will help you get there? What challenges do you foresee? KS: Well, I think my passion to be the best I can be, my work ethic and my desire to keep getting better are truly my strengths as a golfer. I just need to stay focused, disciplined and keeping working hard, and we will see what happens. This game has many ups and downs, and it can take you to the greatest heights and the lowest depths. Maintaining a great attitude regardless of what the game brings you is probably the greatest challenge. KR: We know you’d like to win all four majors, but does one of them stand out to you as the most desirable win? KS: You’re right, I’d like to win them all, but would be satisfied with winning any one of them. But if I had to choose one, it would be the Masters. There is such an unbelievable tradition, aura and history about the Masters, Augusta National and all of the great champions that have worn the Green Jacket. I remember every year how excited I would be when

the TV ads started running, promoting the Masters, and I remember always sitting glued to the TV set watching every round with my dad. To win at Augusta and wear the Green Jacket would be a dream come true, for sure. KR: What are your hobbies when you’re not on the course? KS: I am a pretty hard worker and very focused on my profession. When I have an off week, I don’t like to do a lot, honestly. I catch up on missed sleep and generally just hang out and recharge until I leave for the next tournament. KR: What other sports and teams do you follow? Tell us about your connection to Gonzaga University. Are you a huge basketball fan? KS: I am a big Clemson fan obviously, and because of growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I am a huge Gonzaga basketball fan. Ever since I can remember, I have been a Zags fan and have watched them religiously since I was a small kid. Doesn’t mean I have any less love for Clemson! KR: Were you able to get out and enjoy the Phoenix area while you were there for the tournament? What was your favorite thing about the area? KS: Tournament week I am pretty focused on my preparations for the event, so I didn’t go out much during the event. Afterwards, we did celebrate some around town which was a lot of fun. KR: What did you enjoy the most about the Phoenix Open, besides winning? KS: WINNING! Besides winning, the crowds are unbelievable. There are so many people and they are all having a blast. Plus the support that I received from the crowd was amazing.

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MORE INFORMATION For more visit www.ahwatukeegolf .com, call (480) 893-1161, or follow the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ ahwatukeegolf or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ahwatukeegolf. STATISTICS Par: 72 Yards Rating Slope Back 6713 70.8 120 Middle 6103 68.2 115 Forward 5506 70.3 112 PERSONNEL President .......................Terry Duggan Director of Golf .................. Jay Becher Manager .......................... Barry Hand Superintendent ........... Todd Eaves Map Key Number

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MORE INFORMATION For more visit www.ahwatukeegolf .com, call (480) 893-3004, or follow the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ ahwatukeegolf or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ahwatukeegolf STATISTICS Par: 60 Yards Rating Slope Back 4019 60.6 106 Middle 3660 52.9 100 Forward 3177 57.5 90 PERSONNEL President ..................Terry Duggan Director of Golf............. Jay Becher Manager ..................... Joe Shanks Superintendent ........... Todd Eaves Map Key Number

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he Duke Golf Club in Maricopa is a 7,011-yard, David Druzisky–designed golf course located 12 minutes west of I-10 on Queen Creek Road. Ranked as the #1 Player Friendly Course in Phoenix/Scottsdale by Golf Tips Travel Annual, 2006, the Duke features a stunning 7,011-yard, par-72 layout, complete practice facility and award winning clubhouse that is home to the popular Silver Spur Grill. Known for its laidback Old West–inspired ambiance, The Duke superbly mixes unassuming hospitality with a high-end golf experience.

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Ahwatukee Country Club 6,103 6,713 (480) 893-1161 17, 20 Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club 3,177 4,019 (480) 893-3004 17, 20 Antelope Hills Golf Club (928) 776-7888 North 6,394 6,844 South 6,129 7,014 Arizona Biltmore Golf Club (602) 955-9656 Adobe 6,075 6,428 Links 5,726 6,300 Arizona Golf Resort 6,177 6,523 (480) 832-1661 16, 22 ASU Karsten 4,765 7,002 (480) 921-8070 Augusta Ranch Golf Club 3,240 3,788 (480) 354-1234 8-9, 23 Club West Golf Club 6,200 7,142 (480) 460-4400 17, 21 Copper Canyon Golf Club 6,399 6,845 (928) 252-6783 Desert Canyon Golf Club 6,171 6,489 (480) 837-1173 The Duke at Rancho El Dorado 5,914 7,011 (480) 844-1100 17, 21 Eagle Mountain Golf Club 6,099 6,624 (480) 816-1234 Flagstaff Ranch Golf Club 6,736 7,160 (928) 226-3111 Foothills Golf Club 4,985 7,142 (480) 460-4653 17, 22 Las Sendas Golf Club 6,381 6,911 (480) 396-4000 19 Longbow Golf Club 5,831 7,003 (480) 807-5400 McDowell Mountain Golf Club 5,802 7,072 (480) 502-8200 Omni Tucson National Golf (520) 297-2271 18 Catalina 6,610 7,262 Sonoran 6,065 6,552 Palm Valley Golf Club (623) 935-2500 Palm 6,160 7,015 Lakes 3,747 4,745 Peoria Pines Golf & Restaurant 3,940 4,412 (623) 972-1364 Poston Butte Golf Club 6,471 7,430 (520) 723-1880 6-7 Prescott Golf & Country Club 6,302 6,835 (928) 772-8984 Quailwood Greens Golf Club 5,120 5,800 (928) 772-0130 Quarry Pines GC 5,833 6,318 (520) 744-7443 Rancho Manana Golf Club 5,407 6,016 (480) 488-0398 29 Raven at Verrado 6,228 7,258 (623) 388-3008 11 Sedona Golf Resort 6,127 6,646 (928) 284-9355 StoneRidge Golf Course 6,392 7,052 (928) 772-6500 Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club (928) 983-1411 Lost Gold 6,738 7,351 Prospector 6,730 7,225 The Club at Seven Canyons 6,189 6,746 (928) 203-2001 Wickenburg Country Club 5,562 6,320 (928) 684-2011 Wigwam Golf (623) 935-9414 Gold 6,830 7,430 Heritage 6,291 6,852 Patriot 5,572 6,000

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Visitors to Arizona have always relished the state’s world-class golf. In fact, there are more than 300 golf courses across the state, some garnering such honors as Travel & Leisure’s Top Ten U.S. Golf Courses. Arizona basks in sunshine more than 300 days a year, and summer is the perfect time to take advantage of a variety of special savings and different entertainment options. Famous for palm-tree–shrouded resorts, desert golf courses, elegant fashion centers, and uniquely Southwestern museums and attractions, Phoenix makes it easy to have fun, relax and beat the summer heat, all at an affordable price. One of the greatest benefits of visiting Greater Phoenix in the summer is that you can take advantage of unparalleled resort and golf discounts. Special summer packages can save you up to 50 percent on many accommodations May through August, providing some of the city’s greatest comforts at a price that doesn’t hurt your pocket. There are nearly 500 hotels to choose from, including more than 40 luxury resorts, so you’re sure to find what suits your taste. An example: Customize your own Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North getaway with summer rates starting at just $149 per night (down from the usual $400 or so) from June 1–Aug. 31, 2012. Or, if spa

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relaxation is more your thing, don’t miss the fresh retreats offered by the destination and day spas found at Phoenix resorts. Of course, you can’t go home without a souvenir. What better excuse to indulge at some of the best shopping in the Southwest? Sprawling fashion centers. Charming vintage shops. Designer stores. Hipster boutiques. Bargain outlets. Museum gift shops. Maybe you can’t buy happiness, but Greater Phoenix sure makes it fun to try. While Phoenix’s perpetual sunshine might tempt you to find a secluded spot under a palm tree, to indulge in a massage or to sip margaritas next to the swimming pool, the city also offers a variety of indoor attractions and activities. See instruments from about 200 countries and territories at the interactive Musical Instrument Museum. Experience an oasis in the desert at the Phoenix Art Museum’s new fashion design exhibition, “The Sea,” exploring the ocean’s timeless influence on fashion. For a unique desert experience, stroll through the Desert Botanical Garden to see desert plants, or visit the Heard Museum for Native American art and culture.

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Triple Play

Prescott Valley’s Summer

3 days = 3 different golf experiences Located at 5,100 feet in Arizona’s Central Highlands, Prescott Valley has three unique and diverse golf courses for you to choose from. Play one; play all three in a weekend. Nearby accommodations and restaurants make this a“golfer’s retreat.”

Prescott Golf & Country Club 928-772-8984 www.prescottgolf.net

Quailwood Greens Golf Club

Prescott Golf & CC

928-772-0130

StoneRidge Golf Course 928-772-6500 www.stoneridgegolf.com StoneRidge Summer Special:

35% OFF Green Fees and Includes Cart Special valid until 9/30/12.

For accommodations, summer deals and other information visit www.pvchamber.org

Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce 3001 N. Main St., Ste 2A, Prescott Valley 86314 928-772-8857 www.pvchamber.org

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Arizona Golf Course Directory: Greater Phoenix, Scottsdale & Central Arizona The 500 Club

Bougainvillea GC

The Desert Mountain Club

Adobe Dam Family Golf Center

Boulders GC

Desert Sands GC

(623) 492-9500 Public 4707 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Phoenix 85310

(602) 237-4567 Public 5740 W. Baseline, Phoenix 85339

(480) 488-9028 Resort (623) 581-2800 Public 3847 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Glendale 85310 34831 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Carefree 85377

Aguila GC

Briarwood CC

Ahwatukee GC

Camelback GC

(480) 488-1362 Private 10333 Rockaway Hills, Scottsdale 85262 (480) 832-0210 Executive 1922 S. 74th St., Mesa 85208

Desert Springs GC

(602) 237-9601 Public 8440 S. 35th Ave., Laveen 85351

(623) 584-5301 Private 20800 135th Ave., Sun City West 85375

(480) 893-1161 Public 12432 S. 48th Street, Phoenix 85044

(480) 596-7050 Resort (623) 544-6017 Semi-Private 7847 N. Mockingbird Lane, Scottsdale 85253 22525 N. Executive Way, Sun City West 85375

(480) 827-9411 Private 1460 N. Alta Mesa Dr., Mesa 85205

(520) 836-9216 Public 2121 N. Thornton Rd., Casa Grande 85222

(480) 391-2777 Private 11700 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale 85259

(602) 866-8076 Public 15202 N. 19th Ave., Phoenix 85023

(623) 742-6210 Private 2708 W. Anthem Club Dr., Anthem 85086

(480) 342-7200 Private 9290 E. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale 85255

(480) 982-2677 Public 3401 S. Ironwood Dr., Apache Junction 85220

(623) 975-5654 Public 17100 W. Clearview, Surprise 85374

Alta Mesa CC

Casa Grande Municipal GC

Ancala CC

Cave Creek GC

Anthem G&CC

CC at DC Ranch

Apache Creek GC

Cimmarron GC

Apache Sun GC

Club West GC

Apache Wells CC

Coldwater GC

Arizona Biltmore CC

Continental GC

(480) 987-9065 Executive 919 E. Pima Rd., Queen Creek 85242 (480) 830-4725 Semi-Private 5601 E. Hermosa Vista Dr., Mesa 85215 (602) 955-9655 Resort 24th St. & Missouri Ave., Phoenix 85016

Arizona CC

(480) 460-4400 Public 16400 S. 14th Ave., Phoenix 85045 (623) 932-9000 Public 100 N. Clubhouse Dr., Avondale 85323 (480) 941-1585 Executive 7920 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale 85251

Copper Canyon GC

(623) 546-7400 Semi-Private 19900 N. Remington Dr., Surprise 85374

Desert Trails GC

Dobson Ranch GC

(480) 644-2291 Public 2155 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa 85202

Dove Valley Ranch GC

(480) 488-0009 Public 33244 N. Black Mountain Pkwy., Cave Creek 85331

The Duke at Rancho El Dorado

(480) 844-1100 Public 42660 W. Rancho El Dorado Pkwy., Maricopa 85239

Eagles Nest GC at Pebble Creek (623) 935-6750 Semi-Private 3645 Clubhouse Dr., Goodyear 85338

Eagle Mountain GC

(480) 816-1234 Public 14915 E. Eagle Mountain Pkwy. Fountain Hills 85268

Echo Mesa GC

(623) 544-6014 Semi-Private 20349 Echo Mesa Dr., Sun City West 85375

Encanterra CC

480-677-8148 Private 37449 N. Encanterra Dr., Queen Creek 85242

Encanto GC

(928) 252-6783 Public (602) 253-3963 Public (480) 946-4565 Private 26577 W. Desert Vista Blvd., Buckeye 85396 2705 N. 15th Ave., Phoenix 85007 5668 E. Orange Blossom Lane, Phoenix 85018 Coronado Golf Club

Arizona City GC

(520) 466-5327 Public 13939 Cleator, Arizona City 85223

Arizona GR

(480) 832-1661 Resort 425 S. Power Rd., Mesa 85206

Arizona Grand GC

(480) 947-8364 Executive 2829 N. Miller Rd., Scottsdale 85257

Corte Bella GC

(623) 556-8951 Semi-Private 22415 N. Padaro Dr., Sun City West 88375

Cottonwood CC

(480) 895-9449 Private (602) 431-6480 Resort 25630 Brentwood Dr., Sun Lakes 85248 8000 S. Arizona Grand Pkwy., Phoenix, 85044 Coyote Lakes GC Arizona Traditions GC (623) 566-2323 Public (623) 584-4000 Public 18800 N. Coyote Lakes Pkwy., Surprise 17225 N. Citrus Rd., Surprise 85374 85374

Encanto Nine GC

(602) 262-6870 Executive 2300 N. 17th Ave., Phoenix 85007

The Estancia Club

(480) 473-4415 Private 27998 N. 99th Pl., Scottsdale 85262

Estrella Mountain GC

(623) 932-3714 Public 15205 W. Vineyard Ave., Goodyear 85338

Falcon Dunes GC

(623) 535-8355 Military 15100 W. Northern Ave., Phoenix 85355

Arrowhead CC

Deer Valley GC

Falcon GC

ASU Karsten GC

Desert Canyon GC

FireRock CC

Desert Forest GC

First Tee Phoenix

Desert Highlands GC

Foothills GC, The

(623) 561-9600 Private 19888 N. 73rd Ave., Glendale 85308 (480) 921-8070 Public 1125 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe 85281

Augusta Ranch GC

(480) 354-1234 Executive 2401 S. Lansing, Mesa 85212

Bear Creek GC

(480) 883-8200 Public 500 E. Riggs Rd., Chandler 85249

Bellair GC

(602) 978-0330 Executive 17233 N. 45th Ave., Phoenix 85308

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(623) 935-7800 Public (623) 544-6016 Semi-Private 13975 Deer Valley Rd., Sun City West 85375 15152 W. Camelback Rd., Litchfield Park 85340 (480) 836-8000 Private (480) 837-1173 Public 10440 Indian Wells Dr., Fountain Hills 85268 15925 E. Shea Blvd., Fountain Hills 85268 (480) 488-3527 Private 37207 N. Mule Train Rd., Carefree 85377

(602) 305-7655 Executive 9510 S. 7th St., Phoenix 85040

(480) 585-8521 Private 10040 E. Happy Valley Rd., Scottsdale 85255

(480) 460-4653 Public 2201 E. Clubhouse Dr., Phoenix 85048

(623) 772-0110 Public 8710 W. Maryland, Glendale 85305

(480) 986-3158 Private 500 S. 80th St., Mesa 85208

Desert Mirage GC

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Lakes at Ahwatukee GC

(480) 893-3004 Public (520) 836-6444 Resort 26000 Gila Bend Hwy., Casa Grande 85222 13431 S. 44th St., Phoenix 85044

Gainey Ranch GC

Las Colinas GC

Oasis GC (480) 888-8890 Public 5764 E. Hunt Hwy., Queen Creek 85242

Ocotillo GC

(480) 483-2582 Private 7600 E. Gainey Club Dr., Scottsdale 85258

(480) 987-3633 Public (480) 917-6660 Public 21515 Rancho Del Rey Blvd., Queen Creek 85242 3751 S. Clubhouse Dr., Chandler 85248

(480) 443-8868 Private Dynamite Blvd. and 122nd Street

(480) 396-4000 Public 7555 E. Eagle Crest Dr., Mesa 85207

The GC Scottsdale Glen Lakes GC

(623) 939-7541 Executive 5450 W. Northern Ave., Glendale 85301

Gold Canyon GR

(480) 982-9449 Resort 6100 S. Kings Ranch Rd., Gold Canyon 85219

The Golf Club of Estrella

(623) 386-2600 Public 11800 S. Golf Club Dr., Goodyear 85338

The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch (480) 987-9800 Public 433 E. Golf Club Dr.. Queen Creek 85242

Grandview GC

(623) 544-6013 Semi-Private 14260 Meeker Blvd., Sun City West 85375

Granite Falls GC

(623) 546-7575 Public 15949 W. Clearview Blvd., Surprise 85375

Grayhawk GC

(480) 502-1800 Public 8620 E. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale 85255

Great Eagle GC

(623) 584-6000 Public 17200 W. Bell Rd., Surprise 85374

Greenfield Lakes GC

(480) 503-0500 Executive 2484 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert 85296

Hillcrest GC

Las Sendas GC Legacy GR

(602) 305-5550 Public 6808 S. 32nd St., Phoenix 85042

Legend at Arrowhead

(623) 561-1902 Public 21027 N. 67th Ave., Glendale 85308

Legend Trail GC

(480) 488-7434 Public 9462 E. Legendary Ln., Scottsdale 85262

Leisure World CC

(480) 832-0003 Private 908 S. Power Rd., Mesa 85206

The Links at Queen Creek

Ken McDonald GC

(480) 350-5250 Public 800 E. Divot Dr., Tempe 85283

Kierland GC

(480) 922-9283 Public 15636 Clubgate Dr., Scottsdale 85254

Kokopelli GC

(480) 926-3589 Public 1800 W. Guadalupe Rd., Gilbert 85233

Lakes at Westbrook Village GC (602) 566-3439 Semi-Private 19260 N. Westbrook Pkwy., Peoria 85382

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(480) 948-3730 Resort 10601 N. 56th Street, Scottsdale 85254

Painted Mountain GR

(480) 832-0156 Public 6210 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa 85215

Palm Valley GC

(623) 935-2500 Public 2211 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear 85338

Palmbrook CC

(623) 977-8383 Private 9350 W. Greenway Rd., Sun City 85351

Palo Verde CC

(480) 895-0300 Private 25630 Brentwood Dr., Sun Lakes 85248

(480) 987-1910 Public 445 E. Ocotillo Rd., Queen Creek 85242

Palo Verde GC

(480) 219-0830 Semi-Private 6262 S. Mountain Blvd., Chandler 85249

Papago GC

(480) 807-5400 Public 5601 E. Longbow Pkwy., Mesa 85215

Paradise Valley CC

(928) 684-2704 Resort 1551 S. Vulture Mine Rd., Wickenburg 85390

Paradise Valley Park

Lone Tree GC Longbow GC

Los Caballeros GC Maryvale GC

(623) 846-4022 Public 5902 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix 85033

McCormick Ranch GC

(480) 948-0260 Resort 7505 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale 85258

(623) 584-1500 Public Mesa CC Private 20002 Star Ridge Dr., Sun City West 85375 (480) 964-3514 660 W. Fairway Dr., Mesa 85201 Hohokam CC The Mirabel Club (520) 723-7192 Public (480) 595-2923 Private 8324 E. Highway 287, Coolidge 85228 37401 N. Mirabel Club Dr., Scottsdale 85262 Ironwood GC (480) 895-0614 Retirement 550 W. Champagne Dr., Chandler 85248

Orange Tree Golf Resort

Mission Royale GC

(520) 876-5335 Public 11 S. Mission Pkwy., Casa Grande 85222

Moon Valley CC

(602) 942-1278 Private 151 W. Moon Valley Dr., Phoenix 85023

(602) 249-9930 Public 6215 N. 15th Ave., Phoenix 85015 (602) 275-8428 Public 5595 E. Moreland, Phoenix 85008 (602) 840-8100 Private 7101 N. Tatum Blvd., Paradise Valley 85253 (602) 992-7190 Executive 3505 E. Union Hills Dr., Phoenix 85050

Pebblebrook GC

(623) 544-6010 Semi-Private 18836 N. 128th Ave, Sun City West 85375

Peoria Pines Golf & Restaurant (623) 972-1364 Public 8411 N. 107th Ave., Peoria 85345

The Phoenician GC

(480) 423-2449 Resort 6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale 85251

Phoenix CC

(602) 263-5208 Private 2901 N. 7th St., Phoenix 85014

Pinnacle Peak CC

(480) 585-0385 Private 8701 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale 85255

MountainBrook GC

The Pointe GC at Lookout Mountain

Mountain Shadows GC

Poston Butte GC

(602) 866-6356 Resort (480) 671-1000 Public 5783 S. MountainBrook Dr., Gold Canyon 85219 11111 N. 7th St., Phoenix 85020 (480) 905-8999 Executive 5641 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale 85253

Oakwood GC

(520) 723-1880 Public 6100 W. Merrill Ranch Pkwy., Florence 85232

Pueblo El Mirage CC

(623) 583-0425 Public (480) 895-1159 Retirement 25612 E. J. Robson Blvd., Sun Lakes 85248 11201 N. El Mirage Rd., El Mirage 85335

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Arizona Golf Course Directory: Greater Phoenix, Scottsdale & Central Arizona Quail Run GC

Sun City Lakes East & West GCs Troon G&CC

Quintero G&CC

Sun City North GC

(623) 876-3035 Executive 9774 Alabama Ave., Sun City 85351 (928) 501-1500 Private 16752 W. State Rte. 74, Peoria 85382

Rancho Manana GC

(623) 876-3020 Public 10433 Talisman Rd., Sun City 85351

(623) 876-3010 Public 12650 N. 107th Ave., Sun City 85351

(602) 243-3636 Public 3636 E. Baseline Dr., Phoenix 85040

Raven at Verrado

(623) 388-3008 Public 4242 N. Golf Dr., Buckeye, AZ 85396

Sun City Riverview GC Sun City South GC

(623) 536-2491 Public 3645 Clubhouse Dr., Goodyear 85338

(623) 876-3015 Public 11000 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City 85351

Sun Lakes CC

Red Mountain Ranch CC

(480) 895-9274 Retirement 25425 N. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes 85248

Rio Salado GC

(480) 883-0820 Executive 6250 Sunbird Blvd., Chandler 85249

Rio Verde CC

(623) 328-0400 Public 900 S. Sundance, Buckeye 85326

(480) 985-0285 Private 6425 E. Teton, Mesa 85205 (480) 990-1233 Executive 1490 E. Weber, Tempe 85281

Sunbird GR

Sundance Golf Club

(480) 471-9420 Private Sunland Springs Village GC 18731 E. Four Peaks Blvd., Rio Verde 85263 (480) 984-4209 Executive Riverview GC 11061 E. Medina, Mesa 85220 (480) 644-3515 Public Sun Village GC 2202 W. 8th St., Mesa 85201 (623) 584-5774 Public Rolling Hills GC 17300 N. Sun Village Pkwy., Surprise, 85374 (480) 350-5275 Executive SunRidge Canyon GC 1415 N. Mill Avenue, Tempe 85281 (480) 837-5100 Public

San Marcos GR

(480) 963-3358 Resort 100 N. Dakota, Chandler 85224

Sanctuary GC

(480) 502-8200 Public 10690 E. Sheena Dr., Scottsdale

Scottsdale Silverado GC

(480) 778-0100 Public 7605 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale 85250

Seville G&CC

(480) 722-8100 Private 4052 Clubview Dr., Gilbert 85296

Shalimar CC

(480) 831-1244 Executive 2032 E. Golf Avenue, Tempe 85282

Silverleaf

(480) 515-3210 Private 18701 N. Silverleaf Dr., Scottsdale 85255

Southern Dunes GC

(480) 367-8949 Resort 48456 W. Hwy. 238, Maricopa, AZ 85239

Troon North GC

(480) 585-5300 Public 10320 E. Dynamite Blvd., Scottsdale 85255

(480) 488-0398 Public (623) 876-3025 Public 5734 E. Rancho Manana Blvd., Cave Creek 85331 16401 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City 85351

Raven at South Mountain

(480) 585-0540 Private 25000 N. Windy Walk Dr., Scottsdale 85255

13100 N. SunRidge Dr., Fountain Hills 85268

Superstition Mountain G&CC

(480) 983-1411 Private 8000 E. Club Village Dr., Superstition Mountain 85219

Superstition Springs GC

(480) 985-5622 Public 6542 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa 85206

Talking Stick GC

Tuscany Falls CC at Pebble Creek Union Hills CC

(623) 977-4281 Private 9860 Lindgren Ave., Sun City 85373

Viewpoint GR

(480) 373-5555 Semi-Private 650 N. Hawes Rd., Mesa 85207

Villa De Paz GC

(623) 877-1172 Public 4220 N. 103rd Ave., Phoenix 85037

Vista Verde GC

(480) 471-2710 Semi-Private 18401 E El Circulo Dr., Rio Verde 85263

Vistal GC

(602) 305-7755 Public 701 E. Thunderbird Trail, Phoenix 85042

Vistas at Westbrook Village GC (623) 566-1633 Semi-Private 18823 N. Country Club Pkwy., Peoria 85382

We-Ko-Pa GC

(480) 836-9000 Public 18200 E. Toh Vee Circle, Fountain Hills 85264

Western Skies GC

(602) 545-8542 Public (480) 860-2221 Public 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert 85234 9998 East Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale 85256

Tatum Ranch GC

Whirlwind GC

Terravita G&CC

Whisper Rock GC

(480) 940-1500 Public (480) 515-5908 Private 29888 N. Tatum Ranch Dr., Cave Creek 85331 5692 W. North Loop Rd., Chandler 85226 (480) 488-1333 Private 34034 N. 69th Way, Scottsdale 85262

Tierra Grande CC

(520) 723-9717 Public 813 W. Calle Rosa, Casa Grande 85222

(480) 575-8700 Private 32002 N. Old Bridge Rd., Scottsdale 85262

Wickenburg CC

Toka Sticks GC

(928) 684-2011 Public 1420 N. Country Club Dr., Wickenburg 85390

Stardust GC

Tonto Verde GC

(623) 935-3811 Resort 300 Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park 85340

Starfire at Scottsdale CC

TPC of Scottsdale

The Stonecreek GC

Trilogy GC at Power Ranch

Springfield GC

(480) 988-9405 Public (480) 895-5759 Public 6910 E Williams Field Rd., Mesa 85212 1200 E. Saint Andrews Blvd., Chandler 85249

Wigwam GR

(480) 471-2710 Semi-Private (623) 544-6012 Semi-Private 12702 Stardust Blvd., Sun City West 85375 18401 El Circulo Dr., Rio Verde 85263

Wildfire GC

(480) 948-6000 Public 11500 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale 85260

(480) 585-3939 Public 17020 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale 85255

(480) 988-0004 Public (602) 953-9110 Public 4435 E. Paradise Village Pkwy., Phoenix 85032 4415 E. Village Pkwy., Gilbert 85236

Sun City CC

(623) 933-1353 Semi-Private 9433 N. 107th Ave., Sun City 85351

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Trilogy GC at Vistancia

(623) 328-5100 Public 12575 W. Golf Club Dr., Peoria 85383

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Willowbrook GC

(623) 876-3033 Executive 10600 N. Boswell Blvd., Sun City 85351

Willowcreek GC

(623) 876-3030 Public 10600 N. Boswell Blvd., Sun City 85351

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Haven GC

San Ignacio GC

(520) 749-4212 Semi-Private 12000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson 85749

(520) 625-4281 Public 110 N. Abrego Dr., Green Valley 85614

(520) 648-3468 Public 4201 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley 85614

(520) 749-3636 Public 9777 E. Sabino Greens Dr., Tucson 85749

(520) 579-7000 Semi-Private (520) 385-2224 Public 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd., Tucson 85742 26950 N. Reddington Rd., San Manuel 85631

(520) 648-1880 Public 1401 Calle Urbano, Green Valley 85614

(520) 544-1770 Resort 10000 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson 85737

Arizona National Golf Club Canoa Hills GC

Canoa Ranch GC

Heritage Highlands G&CC

Hilton El Conquistador GR Kino Springs CC

(520) 393-1966 Public (520) 287-8701 Public 5800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley 85614 187 Kino Springs Dr., Nogales 85621

San Manuel GC

San Pedro Golf Course

(520) 586-7888 Public P.O. Box 2034, Benson 85062

Santa Rita CC

(520) 762-5620 Public 16461 S. Houghton Rd., Tucson 85641

CC of Green Valley

La Paloma CC

(520) 625-8831 Private 77 Paseo de Golf, Green Valley 85614

(520) 299-1500 Semi-Private 3660 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson 85718

(520) 744-3322 Public 9101 N. Thornydale Rd., Tucson 85741

Davis Monthan GC

Silverbell GC (520) 818-1100 Semi-Private Public 38691 S. Mountain View Blvd., Tucson 85739 (520) 791-5235 3600 N. Silverbell Rd., Tucson 85745 Omni Tucson National GR

(520) 228-3734 Military 3965 S. Craycroft Rd., Tucson 85708

(520) 575-7540 Resort 2727 W. Club Dr., Tucson 85741

Skyline CC

(520) 647-1100 Public 14155 E. Rancho del Lago, Vail 85641

(520) 297-3322 Private 200 W. Valle Del Oro, Oro Valley 85737

Starr Pass Country Club and Spa

Crooked Tree GC

del Lago GC

Desert Hills GC

Mountain View GC at Saddlebrooke

Oro Valley CC

Palo Duro Creek GC

(520) 625-5090 Private (520) 761-4394 Public 2500 Circulo de las Lomas, Green Valley 85614 2690 N. Country Club Dr., Nogales 85621

Dorado GC

Pine Shadows GC

(520) 885-6751 Executive 6601 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson 85710

(928) 634-1093 Public 1480 W. Groseta Ranch Rd., Cottonwood 86326

Douglas GC

Pueblo del Sol CC

(520) 364-3722 Public 1372 E. Fairway Dr., Douglas 85608

(520) 378-6444 Private 2770 St. Andrews Dr., Sierra Vista 85635

(520) 544-1800 Resort 10555 N. La Canada Dr., Tucson 85737

(520) 887-6161 Public 5190 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson 85704

El Conquistador CC El Rio Municipal GC

Quail Canyon GC

Shadow Mountain CC

(520) 826-3412 Public 1105 Irene St., Pearce 85625

(520) 299-0464 Private 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr., Tucson 85718

(520) 670-0400 Resort 3645 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson 85745

The Stone Canyon Club

(520) 219-1500 Private 945 W. Vistoso Highlands Dr., Tucson 85737

Sun City Vistoso GC

(520) 825-3110 Semi-Private 1555 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Oro Valley, 85755

Torres Blancas GC

(520) 625-5200 Public 3233 S. Abrego Dr., Green Valley 85614

Tubac GR

Quarry Pines GC

(520) 533-7092 Military Bldg 15479, Ft. Huachuca 85613

(520) 398-2021 Resort P.O. Box 1297, 1 Otera Rd., Tubac 85646 (520) 744-7443 Public 8480 N. Continental Links Dr., Tucson 85743 Tucson CC Randolph Park Golf Complex (520) 296-9689 Private (520) 791-4161 Public 2950 N. Camino Principal, Tucson 85715 600 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson 85711 Turquoise Hills Family Golf Center

(520) 791-2539 Public 8251 E. Irvington Rd., Tucson 85730

(520) 586-2585 Public (520) 572-3500 Resort 800 E. Country Club Dr., Benson 85602 6501 Boulder Bridge Pass, Marana 85658

(520) 791-4229 Public 1400 W. Speedway Blvd., Tucson 85745

Fort Huachuca GC

Fred Enke Municipal GC The Gallery GC

Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Rio Rico Resort & CC

(520) 281-8567 Resort (520) 744-2555 Private 14000 N. Dove Mountain Blvd., Marana 85658 1550 Camino Caralampi, Rio Rico 85648

The GC at Vistoso

Rolling Hills GC

(520) 298-2401 Private (520) 797-9900 Public 955 W. Vistoso Highlands Dr., Tucson 85737 8900 E. 29th St., Tucson 85710

Grande Valley GC

(520) 466-7734 Public 1505 S. Toltec Rd., Eloy 85231

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Turquoise Valley GC

(520) 432-3025 Public 1791 Newell Rd., Naco 85620

Twin Lakes GC

(520) 384-2720 Public 1000 S. Rex Allen Jr. Dr., Willcox 85643

Ventana Canyon GC

(520) 577-4015 Resort (520) 825-2505 Retirement 64500 E. Saddlebrooke Blvd., Tucson 85739 6200 N. Clubhouse Ln., Tucson 85715

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The Club at Seven Canyons

White Mountain CC

(928) 776-7888 Public 19 Clubhouse Dr., Prescott 86301

StoneRidge GC

Western

Antelope Hills GC

BC Ranch Golf Club

(928) 567-4487 Public 4105 E. Lakeshore Dr., Lake Montezuma, AZ 86342

Canyon Mesa GC

(928) 284-0036 Executive 500 Jacks Canyon Rd., Sedona 86351

Elephant Rocks GC

(928) 635-4935 Public 2200 Golf Course Dr., Williams 86046

(928) 203-2001 Private 3755 Long Canyon Rd., Sedona 86336

(928) 367-4913 Private P.O. Box 1489, Pinetop 85935

(928) 772-6500 Public Bridgewater Links GC 1601 N. Bluff Top Rd., Prescott Valley 86314 (928) 855-4777 Executive 1477 Queens Bay, Lake Havasu City 86403 Talking Rock (928) 858-7000 Private Cerbat Cliffs GC 15075 N. Talking Rock Ranch Rd., Prescott 86305 (928) 753-6593 Public 1001 E. Gates Ave., Kingman 86401 Verde Santa Fe GC (928) 634-5454 Public Chaparral CC 645 S. Verde Sante Fe Pkwy., Cornville 86325 (928) 758-3939 Executive 1260 E. Mohave Dr., Bullhead City 86442

Flagstaff Ranch

Eastern

Cocopah Bend RV & GR

Forest Highlands GC

(928) 339-4944 Public 100 Country Club Lane, Alpine 85920

Desert Hills Municipal G&CC

(928) 226 -3111 Private 3605 S. Flagstaff Ranch Rd., Flagstaff 86001 (928) 525-9000 Private 657 Forest Highlands, Flagstaff 86001

GC at Chaparral Pines

(928) 472-1430 Private 504 N. Club Dr., Payson 85541

Glen Canyon CC

(928) 645-2715 Semi-Private P.O. Box 1333, Page 86040

Hassayampa GC

(928) 443-1958 Private 2060 Golf Club Ln., Prescott 86303

Lake Powell National GC

(928) 645-2023 Public 400 Clubhouse Dr., Page 86040

Oakcreek CC

(928) 284-1660 Semi-Private 690 Bell Rock Blvd., Sedona 86351

Payson GC

(928) 474-2273 Public 1504 W. Country Club Dr., Payson 85541

The Pine Canyon Club

928-779-5800 Private 3000 S. Clubhouse Circle, Flagstaff 86001

Pine Shadows GC

Alpine CC

Apache Stronghold GC

(928) 475-7800 Public P.O. Box 1012, San Carlos 85550

Bison G&CC

(928) 537-4564 Semi-Private 860 N. 36th Dr., Show Low 85901

Cobre Valley CC

(928) 473-2542 Public 22 Pinal Canyon Dr., Globe 85502

Concho Valley CC

(928) 337-2622 Public HC 30, Box 900, Concho 85924

Greenlee CC

(928) 687-1099 Public HCR Box 306, Duncan 85534

Hayden Municipal GC

(928) 356-7801 Public Golf Course Rd., Box 298, Hayden 85235

Hidden Cove GC

(928) 524-3097 Public P.O. Box 70, Hidden Cove Rd., Holbrook 86025

Kearny GC

(928) 286-1110 Private 395 E. Pinewood Blvd., Munds Park 86017

Prescott CC

Mount Graham GC

(928) 443-3500 Private 315 E. Smoke Tree Lane, Prescott 86301

Quailwood Greens GC

(928) 772-0130 Public 12200 E. Hwy. 69, Dewy 86327

The Rim GC

(928) 472-1480 Private 301 S. Clubhouse Dr., Payson 85541

Sedona GR

(928) 284-9355 Resort 35 Ridge Trail Dr., Sedona 86351

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(928) 768-1000 Public 5835 Desert Lakes Dr., Ft. Mohave 86427

Dove Valley GC

(928) 627-3262 Public 220 N. Marshall Loop Rd., Somerton 85350

El Rio G&CC

(928) 577-0123 Public 1 Paseo El Rio, Mohave Valley, AZ 86440

Emerald Canyon GC

(928) 667-3366 Public 72 Emerald Canyon Dr., Parker 85344

Foothills GC

(928) 342-9565 Public 14000 E. County 14th St., Yuma 85367

Fortuna Del Ray GR

(928) 342-4766 Public 13650 N. Frontage Rd., Yuma 85367

Havasu Island GC

London Bridge GC

Pine Meadows CC Pinetop CC

(928) 342-1283 Public 12213 Calle Del Cid, Yuma 85367

Pinetop Lakes G&CC

(928) 633-2818 4 Ash St., Bagdad 86321

Silver Creek GC

(928) 764-2275 Private 3275 Latrobe Dr., Lake Havasu City 86404

Snowflake Municipal GC

(928) 859-4653 Public 58600 Monroe Ave., Salome 85348

Torreon GC

(928) 757-8744 Public 9686 Concho Dr., Kingman 86401

(928) 535-4220 Public 2209 Country Club Dr., Overgaard 85933

Mesa Del Sol GC Mesa View GC

(928) 369-4531 Executive 4643 Bucksprings Rd., Pinetop 85935

Refuge GC

(928) 537-2744 Public 2051 Silver Lake Blvd., Show Low 85901

Salome Heights GC

(928) 536-7233 Public 90 N. Country Club Dr., Snowflake 85937

Valle Vista CC

(928) 532-8000 Private 651 S. Torreon Loop, Show Low 85901

Yuma G&CC

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Desert Lakes GC

(928) 855-2719 Public 2400 Clubhouse Dr., Lake Havasu City 86406

(928) 772-8984 Public (928) 369-2461 Private 1030 Prescott Country Club Blvd., Dewey 86327 6739 Country Club Dr., Pinetop 85935

Prescott Lakes G&CC

(928) 344-4653 Public 1245 Desert Hills Dr., Yuma 85365

(520) 855-5585 Resort 1090 McCulloch Blvd., Lake Havasu City (928) 363-7441 Public P.O. Box 927, 301 Airport Rd., Kearny 85237 86403

(928) 634-1093 Public (928) 348-3140 Public 1480 W. Groseta Ranch Rd., Cottonwood 86326 P.O. Box 592, Safford 85548

Pinewood CC

(928) 343-1663 Executive 6800 Strand Ave., Yuma 85364

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(928) 726-1104 Private 3150 Fortuna Ave., Yuma, 85365

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Summer in Mesa, Arizona It’s summer, a season of value and gettIng more More sunshine and longer days means more rounds. The choice of challenging target-style desert golf paired with winding, lush green fairways add to the allure of golf in the Southwest and Mesa has its fair share of golf course gems. Mesa courses offer a variety of fun specials during the summer months from unlimited play and sunset specials to night golf. The Mesa Convention & Visitors Bureau posts all these summer values at VisitMesa.coM/Deals and updates them daily as the offers roll in. Posted discounts include hotel stays paired with premium tee times, dining and nightlife, things to do and more. The best trip tip when planning a summer golf escape to Mesa is to book early. Morning tee times start booking at 6 a.m. giving guests plenty of time to plan extra-curricular activities like pool time, shopping, relaxing at the spa, or getting more golf into the day’s mix. This summer golfing guests can find Visit Mesa on Facebook and join in a summer celebration as they showcase 100 Days of suMMer. Every day the bureau will showcase a summer activity or experience with exciting giveaways planned all summer long. Log in, like us and see if you can earn an extra round on one of Mesa’s golf courses this season! For a complete list of summer values, golf packages and other summer fun in Mesa find us online at VisitMesa.coM/Deals.

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The Hungry Golfer Standing on top of the world—no cares, no worries—where am I, heaven? Close! If you answered Different Pointe of View at Point Hilton Tapatio Cliff’s Resort, congratulations, you guessed right! What a spectacular, wonderful evening I had there this past Friday evening as I attended an Insider’s View Winemaker Dinner, presented on this day by Different Pointe of View and Roth Estate Winery of Sonoma County, California. What a wonderful evening, something very special! Different Pointe of View has been around for the past 25 years. It used to be a great place to meet and kick off the weekend in a high-spirited manner. Twenty five years ago, this locale was the place to be, with music, dancing and partying. Different Pointe has changed into an elegant, sophisticated destination with great attention to detail, ambiance, and excellent food and drink. Dinner began at 6:15 p.m. sharp, on the terrace, which provides unparalleled views of the Phoenix skyline. Our group of about 15 began the evening sipping Roth Estate Chardonnay and nibbling on an assortment of appetizers as yet another sensational Phoenix sunset unfolded before our eyes. The group was then ushered inside for the dinner and introduced to Chef Anthony DeMuro, an extraordinary chef who cooked this amazing dinner:

Third Course Ellensburg seared lamb loin; spring English pea and parmesan risotto; Oregon morels and caramelized cipollini balsamic reduction; Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

First Course Pan-seared diver scallops; Penn Cove mussels, clams and Laughing Bird shrimp; lemon-fennel butter sauce; Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc

As ever, hungry, The Hungry Golfer

Second Course Line-Caught wild Alaskan King Salmon; sweet corn and quinoa salad; lemon-scented avocado mousse; piquillo pepper pesto; Sonoma Valley Pinot Noir

Fourth Course Pineapple-and-lime upside-down cake; brown sugar pineapple passion fruit sorbet Everything, dare I say, was phenomenal! I need to add: We also had a teacup of lobster bisque, a specialty of the house and not to be missed! Everyone had such a great time. Dinner concluded around 10 p.m., and the night flew by. Different Point of View is one of only 10 restaurants in Arizona to receive the Best Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator, in addition to receiving the AAA Four-Diamond Award for 21 consecutive years, and the Best Restaurant Award by Phoenix Magazine. Downstairs is the challenging, but fun Lookout Mountain Golf Club, now a Troon Golf-managed facility. And do not forget the adjoining Pointe In Tyme eatery and bar, where you can also indulge in that amazing lobster bisque—yum! Whether celebrating or trying to forget your most recent round of golf, you will always remember these two Hilton Pointe Tapatio eateries as superb culinary experiences.

A Different Pointe of View – Hilton Pointe Tapatio Resort 11111 N. 7th St. Phoenix, AZ 85020 (602) 866-6350

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Cask 63 American Eatery & Wine Bar 8877 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

(480) 922-5666 • www.cask63.com

Cask 63 is a vibrant new restaurant with a modern, eclectic vibe; comfortably contemporary lounge; patio dining; and American cuisine showcasing fresh, local ingredients. Mediterranean

Distrito 4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

(480) 970-4444 • jdvhotels.com/dining/distrito Distrito is a modern Mexican restaurant and bar, featuring the diverse street food of Mexico City, offering over 100 varieties of tequila and an array of cocktails. Mexican

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood 15323 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

(480) 730-4800 • www.eddiev.com Eddie V’s offers the freshest seafood, right off the docks and USDA prime, center-cut, steaks—aged 28 days and broiled to perfection. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Seafood & Steak

Latilla at The Boulders Resort 34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Carefree, AZ 85377

(480) 488-9009 • www.theboulders.com AAA Four-Diamond restaurant is a casually sophisticated dining experience with views of a cascading waterfall from the ancient boulders. Mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine and an extensive wine list. Mediterranean

Market Café at the Buttes Resort 2000 Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ 85282

(602) 431-2367 • www.marriott.com/phxtm Serving breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner, The Market Café is situated amid a cascading waterfall flowing into a Japanese Koi pond. American 2012 Issue 2 arizona.golfersguide.com

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(480) 947-0795 • www.roaringfork.com Roaring Fork is where bold American Western Cooking featuring wood-fire techniques meets unmatched service, genuine hospitality and a contemporary ambiance. Wood-Fired Cuisine

Spotted Donkey Cantina 8220 N. Hayden Rd., Village at Hayden

(480) 922-1400 • www.spotteddonkeycantina.com Creative cuisine is a lusty mix of regional flavors, top-notch artisanal ingredients, and locally sourced foods, from meats to coffee, are de rigueur here. The inspired menu embraces Arizona’s southwestern influences. Mexican

Top of the Rock at the Buttes Resort 2000 Westcourt Way, Tempe, Arizona 85282

(602) 431-2370 • www.marriott.com/phxtm Top of the Rock features local artisanal cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails, lively music, an interactive exhibition kitchen and friendly staff. American

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