Awards – A Community of Excellence

For the past 27 years, Desert Mountain has earned numerous awards of excellence in the areas of golf, commercial and residential design, retail merchandising and conservation. These highlights represent just some of Desert Mountain’s greatest achievements:

THE DESERT MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY
Platinum Club of America
-Ranked among top private, residential
communities in the U.S.
-Most respected Private Club in Arizona
Club Leaders Forum
2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2014-2016

American Trails Developer Award
for Desert Mountain Trail System
American Trails, 2013

2012 James H. Brewer
Excellence in Club Management
Awarded to COO/GM Robert Jones
Club and Resort Business and
The McMahon Group

“Best of the Best” Golf Community
Golf Course Home Network, 2011

Top 100 Golf Communities in the United States
Travel & Leisure Golf, 2008, 2009

Top 50 Private Clubs in the U.S.
Golf World Magazine, 2008

JIM FLICK GOLF PERFORMANCE CENTER
PGA Teacher of the Year
Awarded to Dale Abraham, 2013

GOLF COURSES
America’s Top 50 Ranges
Private category, 2013

Top 100 Residential Courses
Golfweek, Chiricahua ranked in Top 100, 2011

Top 100 Residential Courses
Chiricahua-2005-2007, 2010-2012
Cochise & Geronimo-2005-2007
Outlaw & Renegade-2006-2007
All six courses-2004
Golfweek

Reader’s Choice Top 50 Private Courses
Golf World Magazine, 2010

Top 100 Residential Golf Courses
Chiricahua & Geronimo
Golfweek, 2009

America’s Top 50 Toughest Courses – Renegade
Golf Digest, 2007

THE COCHISE/GERONIMO CLUBHOUSE
Private Courses: The Top 25
Ranked best in Arizona for clubhouses, pro shops, practice facilities,19th holes, food and amenities
Arizona Republic, 1998

THE SONORAN CLUBHOUSE
Environmental Excellence Crescordia Award
Valley Forward, 1995

THE CHIRICAHUA CLUBHOUSE
Gold Nugget Grand Award
Best Public/Private Recreational Facility, Pacific Coast Builders Conference and Builder Magazine, 2003

DESERT MOUNTAIN RETAIL AWARDS
Platinum Award
Desert Mountain’s five golf shops
Association of Golf Merchandisers, 2014

Best 100 Golf Shops in the United States
Golf World, 2001, 2003, 2005-2006, 2009, 2011-2012

Best 100 Golf Shops in the United States
Golf World, 2010

Front Nine Award, Best Retail Initiative
Association of Golf Merchandisers, 2010

Best 100 Golf Shops in the United States
Golf World, 2009

Best 100 Golf Shops in the United States
Golf World, 2008

Top Retailer and Customer Service Initiative
Association of Golf Merchandisers, 2008