Raven Golf Club at Verrado


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Raven Golf Club at Verrado Est. 2004

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Raven Golf Club at Verrado: This new and exciting desert course, located on the western outskirts of Phoenix, sits at the base of the ruggedly scenic White Tank Mountains. On the fabulous back-nine, your journey will take you on a clockwise loop through the mountain's foothills, where dramatic elevation changes and stunning views create a very special golfing experience. Even on the front-nine, where some of the holes are flanked by unobtrusive real estate, you will enjoy and be challenged by the quality of Tom Lehman and John Fought's collaborative layout. In this natural, quiet and undulating environment, you can closely inspect the splendid array of desert flora and fauna, with plenty of saguaro cactuses vying for the honour of tallest and grandest. The wonderful dog-legging par-4 2nd hole provides early evidence of the quality of what's to come, and of the Raven's top-quality maintenance standards. At the memorable par-4 8th you drive past a small rocky outcrop, while the par-4 9th introduces water for the first time, a small lake and arched bridge providing a picturesque feature that you'll see again at the long downhill par-4 18th. The course's dramatic intensity (and wind exposure) escalates as you progress into the back-nine. Climbing higher into the foothills, with an eventual and awesome downhill closing stretch, the contrast between the soft rolling fairways and rock-strewn desert grows ever sharper, and the scenic panoramas ever-more breathtaking.

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Making Contact

Raven Golf Club at Verrado
4242 N. Golf Drive,
Buckeye, Arizona 85396
USA
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Office   +1 (623) 388 3000
Pro Shop   +1 (623) 388 3000
Fax

 

Email  
Website   www.ravenatverrado.com
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Golf Pro
 
Andrew Veysey (Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (especially on the back-nine).
 
Surroundings: Desert, mountains and residential.
 
Designer: Tom Lehman and John Fought
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7258 6228 5402
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.8 68.9 69.8
 
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How2Get There?

25 miles W of Phoenix
From I-10, approximately 25 miles west of central Phoenix, take exit 120 and head north on Verrado Way. After approx 3 miles, in the centre of Verrado, turn left into Main Street. After 200 yards golf clubhouse is in front of you.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-Jan thru' mid-April): $129 (all days). Reduced rates for twilight and replay rounds, and bookings inside 13 days. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

The Raven Golf Club at Verrado was formerly a sister course to Raven at South Mountain (now called The Raven - Phoenix), which is located just south of Phoenix. The two courses are now separately owned. >> Raven at Verrado is situated at the base of the relatively young (geologically speaking) White Tank Mountains. The rugged terrain of the "White Tanks" extends back from the course for another 12 or so miles, eventually climbing to a height of 4,000 feet. The range is characterised by rocky ridges and deep canyons. During seasonal heavy rainfall, accumulated water rushes through the steep canyons, scouring out a number of depressions or "tanks" in the white granite near the base of the mountains.

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Location

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Latitude: (33.496454)
Longitude: (-112.516005)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Holiday Inn Express - Goodyear 
1313 North Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85395
+1 (623) 535 1313
www.hiexpress.com

The Holiday Inn Express I-10 West Phoenix Goodyear hotel is just minutes from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, home of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Arizona Cardinals Football and the NFL's Super Bowl XLII.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Wigwam (3 x 18-hole championship courses : Gold, Blue and Red - not yet covered by Where2Golf.com)
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Golf within 20 miles Estrella; Raven at Verrado
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Rennaisance Glendale Hotel & Spa 4-star
9495 W. Coyotes Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85305
+1 (623) 937 3700
www.marriott.com

Located in Phoenix's West Valley, in the heart of Westgate City Centre, next door to the University of Phoenix Stadium - Home of the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL's Super Bowl XLII. The Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa offers 320 guest rooms including 46 suites.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Raven at Verrado; Estrella; Lookout Mountain; Trilogy at Vistancia.
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