FIREROCK COUNTRY CLUB
This private 18-hole, championship golf course designed by Gary Panks was designated one of the “Top Ten Golf Courses in the Valley” by Arizona Business Magazine. Offering panoramic city and mountain views, it has a magnificent clubhouse with lush landscaping using native vegetation, including vast amounts of ironwood and mesquite trees, stately saguaro cacti and numerous rock outcroppings.The course has great balance. The holes play in a variety of directions, inviting players to use a number of different clubs for distance and shot options. Telephone: 480-836-8100
SUNRIDGE CANYON GOLF COURSE
This gorgeous course designed by Keith Foster has 90 acres of turf winding through dramatic bouldered canyons accented with beautiful water features, including a 19-foot waterfall. SunRidge was selected No. 42 on Golf Magazine’s list of “The Top 100 Courses You Can Play in the United States.” It was also chosen by Arizona Tournament Players as the top-ranked daily-fee golf club.
This par-71 course is a 4-star recipient of Golf Digest’s “Places to Play,” and designated one of Golf for Women’s “Top 100 Fairways.” An excellent driving range and beautiful clubhouse are icing on the cake. Telephone: 480-837-5100
THE GOLF CLUB AT EAGLE MOUNTAIN
This Scott Miller designed course is a spectacular representation of man's creation in harmony with nature as it winds through natural box canyons, rolling hills, and lush desert valleys. The vistas here provide an incomparable panorama of landmark mountains, picturesque valleys and downtown cityscapes, all combined with the tranquility of the pristine Sonoran Desert.
The course offers a state-of-the-art driving range and practice putting green, a full restaurant and lounge, and an excellent pro shop. Telephone 480-816-1234
DESERT CANYON GOLF CLUB
The first of Fountain Hills’ golf courses, this 18-hole run remains one of Arizona’s top golf facilities. It features elevated tees with plenty of challenging variations in topography. Fairways are open but play tight with strategically placed doglegs. Every hole plays to views of pristine sky and wonderful mountain panoramas.
The Steakhouse at Desert Canyon offers prime beef and prime views in equal measure. Telephone 480-837-1173
WE-KO-PA GOLF CLUB
Adjacent to the Fort McDowell Casino, We-Ko-Pa is a desert-style course, inspired by the culture of the Yavapai Indian Nation. This par 72, 36-hole championship track was designed by Scott Miller, and features spectacular views of the Four Peaks Mountains for which the course is named. The gently rolling fairways are generally open, and We-Ko-Pa plays from 5,334 to 7,225-yards.
There are four sets of tees to challenge all skill levels, and water comes into play on two holes. Telephone: 480-836-9000