Gold Canyon Golf Resort (Dinosaur Mtn course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Gold Canyon Golf Resort (Dinosaur Mtn course) Est. 1997

Photos Gold Canyon Golf Resort (Dinosaur Mtn course)

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

Gold Canyon (Dinosaur Mountain Course): You'll need your straightest-hitting golf game and adept course management to prosper on Gold Canyon's highly-rated Dinosaur Mountain course. Having a camera at the ready is not a bad idea either. Laid out in the foothills of the Superstition Mountains, Gold Canyon's first-choice championship course is a wild, undulating and dramatic layout, definitely one to challenge all facets of your game. The early holes takes you through natural and spectacular desert-mountain terrain, with wonderful elevation changes and many stunning golf holes, not least on the signature stretch from the par-5 3rd to the long par-3 5th. The course will take you up, over and around Dinosaur Mountain with many dramatic tee-to-green elevation changes and long, loping fairways. Although the middle section of the course flattens out and housing becomes more evident, the ever-present views onto impressive mountain scenery more than compensates for any man-made intrusions. There are many dramatically plunging holes played from naturally elevated tees on both-nines; the par-3 14th and par-4 15th being a wonderful back-to-back combination. Gold Canyon is well worth the 30-minute drive from Phoenix, not least if your intention is to tee it up on the immensely scenic and challenging Mountain course.

List of courses in Arizona - Phoenix / Scottsdale

Map of courses in Arizona - Phoenix / Scottsdale
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Gold Canyon Golf Resort
6100 S. Kings Ranch Rd,
Gold Canyon, Arizona 85218
USA
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +1 (480) 982 9090
Pro Shop   +1 (800) 827 5281
Fax

  +1 (480) 983 9554

Email   scott@gcgr.com
Website   www.gcgr.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Scott Scherger (Director of Golf)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Academy
 
Gold Canyon Golf School
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Hilly - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Desert and residential.
 
Designer: Ken Kavanaugh
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6653 5368 4829
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 71.3 64.7 67.1
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 Sidewinder course (6530 yds from back tees).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

35 miles E of Phoenix
From the 101-loop take exit 55A onto Superstition Freeway (US 60) heading east, direction Globe. After 27 miles (and beyond end of Freeway) turn left into Kings Ranch Road. After approx 1 mile Gold Canyon Golf resort is on your left. (Note : this is a different location than Gold Canyon RV Resort).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Feb thru' early-April): $199 (all days). Golf cart included. Reduced rates for twilight rounds, and for hotel guests. [Above rates based on best info available at the time. Contact club for current actual rates, seasonal and other discounts]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities
Excellent
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude (decimal): 33.3622374628
Longitude (decimal): -111.4452695847
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Gold Canyon Resort 3-star
6100 South Kings Ranch Road, Gold Canyon, Arizona 85218
+1 (480) 982 9090
www.gcgr.com



Golf at this hotel Gold Canyon (Dinosaur Mtn and Sidewinder courses)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles Superstition Mtn
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 4,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-

  
  

 
Go 2 Where2Golf Mobile