Emerald Canyon Golf Course

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Emerald Canyon Golf Course Est. 1989

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Emerald Canyon Golf Course: Also known as La Paz County's "Jewel in the Desert", Emerald Canyon is certainly one of Arizona's most scenic and, for a few holes, tightest layouts. Many of the opening and closing holes on each nine are laid out on flattish terrain, close to the mighty Colorado River, although not directly alongside. Here you can enjoy generally good-width fairways and a clear view of any trouble ahead. The scenic splendour and challenges of the course reach their climax in the middle section of each nine. As you pass under Hwy 95, to play the 4th, 5th and 6th holes, and then again for the 15th, 16th and 17th, you enter a dramatically undulating area of small, tightly-folding hills, a wonderfully natural area of pristine desert terrain. Here you will feel at one with the rugged, undulating desert, as will your golf ball if you can't deliver the accurate drives that several of the holes demand. The sides of the canyons may provide welcome assistance as you thread your way through this wonderfully scenic and craggy environment. Although by no means completely absent, bunkering and water hazards are sparingly used, giving some good birdie opportunities especially for straight hitters. With the excellently maintained emerald green fairways contrasting with the surrounding reddy-brown rocks, cliffs and canyons, this wonderful golf course on the western edge of Arizona is guaranteed to leave a lasting and usually very positive impression. If you are in the area, don't miss it !

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Making Contact

Emerald Canyon Golf Course
7351 Riverside Drive,
Parker, Arizona 85344
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Office   +1 (928) 667 3366
Pro Shop  


Website   www.emeraldcanyongolf.com
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Golf Pro
Steve Benton (Professional & Gen Mgr)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Desert environment.
Designer: Bill Phillips
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6437 5897 4756
Par 72 72 71
SSS or Slope 71.1 68.1 67.3
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How2Get There?

25 miles S of Lake Havasu City / 150 miles NW of Phoenix
8 miles northwest of Parker, leave Hwy 95 and head west on Golf Club Drive. After o.2 miles turn right onto Riverside Drive. After o.5 miles turn right into golf entrance.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Jan thru' mid-April): $59. Golf cart included. Reduced rates for early bird and twilight rounds, and for a 12-round pass. [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
Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Just 25 miles north of Emerald Canyon lies the lakeside resort of Lake Havasu City. The lake was created following the construction of the Parker Dam, on the Colorado River. Renowned as a lively vacation resort, Lake Havasu City also boasts one of the oldest structures in the west, the original London Bridge, imported stone by stone from England. The bridge was originally constructed in London in 1831. By the 1960's it was no longer structurally sound and was deemed unable to support the level of traffic crossing it. The City of London sold it to Robert McCulloch, the founder of Lake Havasu and chairman of McCulloch Oil Corporation. The bridge's facing stones were carefully disassembled, numbered and eventually shipped to the bridge's present location, where re-assembly began in 1968. The original facing stones were fixed to a new concrete structure, with completion and opening in late 1971.

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Latitude: (34.224684)
Longitude: (-114.189776)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

BlueWater Resort & Casino 4-star
11300 Resort Drive, Parker, Arizona 85344
+1 (888) 243 3360

The BlueWater Resort & Casino is located right alongside the impressive Colorado river and offers a wide variety of activities for all the family. The casino, good quality accommodation, wide-range of dining options and musical concerts are all major attractions making BlueWater a fun and attractive place to stay.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Emerald Canyon
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Golf within 20 miles No
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Best Western Parker Inn AAA 2-diamonds
1012 Geronimo Avenue, Parker, Arizona 85344
+1 (928) 669 6060

The Best Western Parker Inn is located with easy access to the Colorado River where guests will enjoy recreational activities such as boating and jet skiing. This Parker hotel is just minutes from Emerald Canyon Golf Course as well as Lake Havasu City, location of the historic London Bridge.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Emerald Canyon (8 miles)
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Golf within 20 miles No
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