Second only in terms of difficulty to the top-ranked Chiricahua at the Desert Mountain Club, the Geronimo course debuted at the 108-hole Desert Mountain Club facility in 1989.
The Renegade was the first Jack Nicklaus layout to open at Desert Mountain in 1987. Since then, the Golden Bear has added five more courses here, but the Renegade at 7,443 yards remains the longest.
Located about an hour to the northeast of Scottsdale in an exclusive, private, residential estate, The Rim Golf Club is nestled among the vanilla scented stands of Ponderosa Pine and the team that created Scotland’s famous Loch Lomond Golf Club fashioned the course.
The course at Quintero Golf & Country Club is routed through valleys in the foothills of the central Arizonan Hieroglyphic Mountains.
The Mineshaft course at Scottsdale National Golf Club (formerly The Golf Club Scottsdale) is a 2003 Dick Bailey/Jay Morrish co-design. Measuring over 7,500 yards from the tips, the course builds to a crescendo over the final four holes, known as “Gambler’s Bluff”.
Set to the north of its older sibling, the longer of the two 18-hole layouts at Forest Highlands Golf Club, Tom Weiskopf’s Meadow course debuted in 1999, twelve years after the unveiling of his Canyon course co-design with Jay Morrish.
The Jackson Khan design team spent at least six days a week on site during the 15-month construction, with The Other Course at Scottsdale National Golf Club opening on 29th October 2016.
The Outlaw was the sixth and final course to open at Desert Mountain in 2003 and it’s a links-like layout from the burgeoning drawing board of Jack Nicklaus.
David Graham collaborated with Scottsdale-based architect Gary Panks to lay out the tree-lined fairways of The Golf Club at Chaparral Pines in 1997.
Troon Country Club is perched at altitude in the striking Sonoran Desert. Designed by Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf and named after its famous Scottish alma mater, Royal Troon...