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Desert Mountain is wrapping up work on its seventh golf course – the appropriately named No. 7 at Desert Mountain. The 18-hole, par-54 layout and clubhouse at the Scottsdale, Ariz. private club will open this spring. It is one of the only two private par-54-rated courses in the U.S. The course was designed by two Desert Mountain members, Bill Brownlee of M3 Cos., and Wendell Pickett of Greey|Pickett. No. 7 at Desert Mountain is the centerpiece of a new 90-acre residential community within the development and includes a lighted putting green. Read More Golf Inc.

Jack Nicklaus talks about the evolution of his golf course design strategy and the changes he’s made to his Desert Mountain courses. Watch the video on The Golf Channel

It is one of the finest private golf and recreational communities in the world, so it is certainly not a shock that people are clamoring for memberships at Scottsdale’s Desert Mountain Club. The club recently announced that it added 131 members from 26 states and four nations in 2018, a substantial increase of nearly 15 percent from the prior year. Read More Arizona Foothills Magazine

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Desert Mountain Club has earned a reputation as one of the finest private golf and recreational communities in the world. Recently released statistics show that the desirable Desert Mountain lifestyle is in higher demand than ever, as the club added 131 members from 26 states and four nations in 2018, a substantial increase of nearly 15 percent from the prior year. In 2017, Desert Mountain welcomed 116 new members. In a single year, however, club membership surged to 131, listing primary addresses from cities as far as Canada, Ireland and Scotland. Read More

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Desert Mountain Club will unveil its seventh golf course, No. 7 at Desert Mountain™ course and clubhouse this spring, enhancing the exciting golf lifestyle experience in Arizona’s high desert. This par-54 course is one of only two private, par-54-rated courses in the United States and will serve as the focal point for the exclusive Seven Desert Mountain™ community. Read More / Toby Ingleton

Scottsdale, Ariz. (Feb. 1, 2019) – Imagine the roar if two players made back-to-back aces on the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale during the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Well, the cheers were not that loud, but it was just as thrilling Tuesday, January 29, for Desert Mountain Club members Kathy Henderson and Claudia Pilot, who sank back-to-back holes-in-one at the par-3 third hole on the private club’s Apache Course. Read More

Scottsdale’s Desert Mountain greets some incredibly exciting changes in 2019, starting with the completion of Seven Desert Mountain. Seven, which is slated for completion in the spring, is a brand-new 18-hole, par-54 golf course designed to appeal to all skill levels. Read More Arizona Foothills Magazine

More than 12,000 hikes are taken a year on the beautiful 15-mile trails system consisting of seven trail segments at Desert Mountain Club. The Desperados, members of the Desert Mountain community who raised the money to build the trails, have announced the installation of an innovative Interactive Trail Guide that is taking the hiking experience at Desert Mountain to the next level. The Interactive Trail Guide is a ruggedized and weatherproof 55-in. touch-screen monitor that is mounted on the trailhead restroom’s shady north side. Hikers are able to select a hike by distance, view a customized map and send it to their mobile device. Or, they can select a hike that leads them to Desert Mountain’s highest elevation, view the customized map and send this to their mobile device. Twenty of the most common routes and accompanying GPS data are pre-loaded into the system to assist in selecting each person’s ideal hike. Read More

One of the most difficult tasks for people looking to improve their golf games is getting insights on who to reach out to regarding possible lessons. The extended Q&A comes from several of the most talented young teachers in golf in America. The perspectives they share goes into a range of different topics and provides a roadmap for those looking to develop a relationship with a teacher who can both challenge them to improve and spur them on when the sledding gets harder. Read More On The Front Line — Golf’s Gifted Young Teachers Part 1 On The Front Line — Golf’s Gifted Young Teachers Part 2

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — Desert Mountain Club has earned recognition on the prestigious list of Top 150 Country Clubs in the nation, as No. 19 overall and No. 1 in Arizona, in the Platinum Clubs of America 2019-2020 voting. Read More