Monthly Archives: July 2019

Desert Mountain Club, Greenville CC and Butterfield CC have seen the benefits—financial and practical—of joining a group that works with vendors to bring buying power to all areas of club operations. Read More Strength in Numbers


The Renegade course at Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, has reopened this month following a year-long renovation by Nicklaus Design. The project was led by Jack Nicklaus and senior design associate Chris Cochran, working alongside construction company Heritage Links. The comprehensive overhaul includes new greens, tees and bunkers, some reshaping and lake construction, new cart paths, new drainage and irrigation, and the conversion of turf from bermuda to bentgrass. Read More Golf Course Architecture


Desert Mountain, the 8,000-acre luxury golf and real estate development sprawling across the hill country of Scottsdale, just rounded out its family of courses with a new par three track ready for family enjoyment. Already equipped with six Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, the community added the aptly named Seven — a USGA-rated championship par 54 course designed by Wendell Pickett and Bill Brownlee. Lacing par three oases back and forth along tracts of Arizona sand, Seven brings classic desert golf to local players of any age and talent level. Read More medium.com / John Scott Lewinski