Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)

Grayhawk Golf Club

8620 E. Thompson Peak Pkwy,

Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

  • Office

    +1 (480) 502 1800
  • Pro shop

    +1 (480) 502 1800
  • Fax

    +1 (480) 502 1600
  • Golf pro

    Paul Trittler (Director of Instruction)
  • Academy

    Grayhawk Learning Center

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Desert-style. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb and some long green-to-tee distances.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert and residential.

  • Designer:

    David Graham & Gary Panks

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6973
5867
5143
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.3
68.3
70.1

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Talon course. Also at Grayhawk is the 18-hole Raptor course (par-72, 7090 yds from back tees, rating 74.2).

Location

Latitude:

33.677961

Longitude:

-111.897308

How to get there:

2 miles N of 101-loop in Scottsdale

From the 101-loop take exit 36 heading north on Pima Road. After approximately 2 mi turn left into Thompson Peak Parkway. After o.5 miles turn right into Grayhawk Golf Club.

Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1994

Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course): Of the two top-quality courses here at Grayhawk, it is usually the Raptor that just gets the edge over the Talon. But don't let that dissuade you from a round on the challenging and scenic Talon. In his younger days as a resident of Scottsdale, it was as much on the Talon as on the Raptor that Phil Mickelson honed his irrepressible golfing skills.

The tighter and slightly shorter of the two, the Talon was excellently designed and crafted by David Graham and Gary Panks. The layout will most assuredly test your accuracy and course management to the full, as well as your putting skills. The large, fast greens contain a mischievous array of slopes. Getting down in two can never be guaranteed on these mercurial putting surfaces. As on the Raptor, large and deep bunkers feature strongly, especially around the greens, some of them embellished with railway-sleepered faces.

On what was originally flattish terrain, the Talon's fairways were landscaped to create a pleasantly rolling character, with plenty of bumps and hollows to be navigated en route to the sometimes significantly elevated greens.

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  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)
  • Photo of Grayhawk Golf Club (Talon course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-Jan thru' March): Mon-Thur $225; Fri-Sun $255. Golf cart included. Dynamic pricing applies.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Grayhawk Golf Club was formerly the home club of Phil Mickleson. Phil's Grill is one of an array of excellent facilities in the splendid clubhouse. | Both Grayhawk courses have hosted an array of top quality events; the Raptor course hosting several prestigious team events as well as the PGA Tour on several occasions (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Grayhawk).

Where2Stay

  • Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains4-star

    16770 North Perimeter Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

    +1 (480) 502 0653

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      TPC Scottsdale (Desert Course)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      TPC Scottsdale (Stadium Course); Grayhawk (Raptor & Talon courses).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Talking Stick (North & South courses); SunRidge Canyon; We-Ko-Pa; Wildfire (Faldo & Palmer courses); Troon North (Monument & Pinnacle courses); Legend Trail; Boulders (North & South courses).

  • Courtyard Marriott (Scottsdale North)AAA 3-diamonds

    17010 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

    +1 (480) 922 8400

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    The Courtyard Scottsdale North hotel features an ideal location near many of Scottsdale's finest restaurants, shopping malls, and a stunning array of championship golf courses. Within easy access onto the loop 101 Freeway, it is just minutes from there to many of Scottsdale and Phoenix' many attractions.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      TPC Scottsdale; Grayhawk; McDowell Mtn; Kierland; Wildfire

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Talking Stick; SunRidge Canyon; Eagle Mountain; We-Ko-Pa; Troon North; Legend Trail; Boulders; Dove Valley Ranch; Lookout Mountain; The Phoenician; Papago; ASU Karsten.

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