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Desert Mountain Golf Courses

37700 Desert Mountain Pkwy,

Scottsdale, Arizona 85262

  • Office

    +1 (480) 488 2998
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 322 0044

About the course

  • The Course:

    108 holes. Desert-style. Undulating terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert and residential.

  • Designer:

    Desert Mountain's six courses are all Jack Nicklaus designed Signature Courses

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7197
6289
5034
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.5
69.5
68.8

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Chiricahua course, the highest-rated and highest in elevation terms on the Desert Mountain property. The five other Desert Mountain 18-hole championship courses are: Renegade (7,524 yds from back tees; opened 1987); Cochise (7,026 yds; 1988); Geronimo (7,099 yds; 1990); Apache (7,211 yds) and Outlaw (7,107 yds; 2003).

Location

Latitude:

33.870478

Longitude:

-111.860020

How to get there:

40 miles NE of downtown Phoenix.

Desert Mountain Golf Courses

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1986

The private Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale comprises a unique collection of six Jack Nicklaus designed signature course: Renegade, Cochise, Chiricahua, Geronimo, Apache and Outlaw. Since opening in 1986, Desert Mountain's courses have consistently been recognized at a national level.

When the "The Tradition" (a senior major championship) was held here, the PGA Champions Tour ranked the Cochise course as the "Best Maintained Golf Course" on the tour. The Renegade and Cochise courses consistently rank with the best courses in Arizona. Opened in 2003, the Outlaw course is the newest example of Desert Mountain golf at its finest.

List of courses: Phoenix / Scottsdale

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Desert Mountain is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Did you know?

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: Chiricahua course rated 10th best course in Arizona; Geronimo course rated 16th best in Arizona; Renegade course rated 19th best in Arizona.

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