Southeast Phoenix Area Golf Courses
Bear Creek Golf Complex has an 18-Hole executive course called The Cub, and an 18-Hole championship course called The Bear. The design is inland links-style with rolling fairways, complex bunkering and fast greens. From The Bear Course back tees it plays 6832 yards with a par 71. The Cub measures 3552 yards with a par 59. It contains 5 par 4s and 13 par 3s, with a tough undulating greens.
Gold Canyon Golf Club has been given 4 ½ stars by Golf Digest Magazine. Listed as one of the “Top 10 underrated courses in the US” by Sports Illustrated, the Gold Canyon Golf Resort offers two courses set in the high Sonoran Desert – the Dinosaur Mountain Course and the Sidewinder Course. Both Courses have wonderful views of the Superstition Mountains and have deep ravines, long easy-going fairways, elevated tees, and greens. Dinosaur Mountain has been rated Arizona’s #1 public course several years in a row. The Sidewinder follows Dinosaur Mountain base in a snake-like fashion through the arroyos and dry creek beds. Both courses have an abundance of natural desert vegetation.
The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch is south of Gilbert in the San Tan Mountains at Queen Creek. It is like two courses with two personalities. Designed by Kenny Watkins, the course opened in 1997. The front nine wander along the desert floor while the back nine take you into the San Tan Mountains. From the back tees the par 72, 7142 yard course has a slope of 137. It is sure to challenge your game while offering you four tee boxes, grass fairways and some shots that need to shoot over desert ravines, but are sure to give you a memorable game of golf.
Kokopelli Golf Course is located in Gilbert. It offers a links-style course with seven winding lakes, moguls and small difficult greens. Designed by Bill Phillips it opened in 1992. It is an 18-Hole 72 par course that favors accurate shots.
Las Sendas Golf Club is 12th of the most challenging courses and one of the top 50 courses in our nation by ZAGAT surveys. The course opened in 1995 and was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. The course is spectacular, but will be closed from October 8th through the 25th for reseeding. The mature desert landscaping and course layout will provide a wonderful opportunity to play a Robert Trent Jones Jr. course.
Lone Tree Golf Club is located in Chandler. It is a Darryl Wilson course that opened in 2001. It is a traditional design in a desert setting. There are five holes with water features, one of which is an island green, and four sets of tees to offer a variety of challenges.
Ocotillo Golf Club is a 27-Hole Troon golf property located in Chandler. It was designed by Ted Robinson to be an oasis in the desert. The Blue Course has water on each of the nine holes. The White Course is about strategically hit shots, while The Gold Course offers a combination of both water and strategy holes.
Posten Butte Golf Club is another Troon property. Named after the “Father of Arizona”, Charles Posten, the course is within vision of an area historical monument, and was designed by Gary Panks. Charles Posten found an old Apache monument outside of Florence and dedicated his fortune to making it accessible. Posten used his influence to help Arizona become a US territory. It is a par 72 course with five tees with distance ranging from 5300 to 7300 yards. It has an excellent practice area and driving range.
Trilogy at Power Ranch is in Gilbert where it follows the meandering of the wash the Queen Creek area is named after. The result is a fairway full of elevation changes that are sure to challenge every skill of golfer. The greens are noted to be some of the truest in the area. It is a 6700yard course that was designed by Dick Bailey sitting in the midst of Shea homes. Located in southeast Phoenix, the 71 par course has wonderful views of the Superstition and San Tan Mountain Ranges.