Courses (AZ) Archives

  1. Raven at Verrado (Buckeye, AZ)

    My last two trips to Arizona have included a day of golf at the Raven at Verrado. Their all-day golf package is really a great deal. For $179 you get: Breakfast – tasty buffet or a cook to order omelette (or both) Range balls Unlimited golf – we’ve played 2 rounds each time Lunch Some…

  2. McCormick Ranch (Scottsdale, AZ)

    We played McCormick Ranch on our trip to Arizona this spring. We played the Palm course. The course starts out pretty wide open, with water coming into play on a number of holes. The front nine was very wet and the greens were not in good shape. They were slow and rather bumpy. On the…

  3. Bougainvillea Golf Club (Laveen, AZ)

    We played Bougainvillea Golf Club today. After setting up a tee time online at the ASU Karsten course, I got an e-mail coupon to play Bougainvillea for $35/person (w/ cart) so that’s what we did. The course is pretty much straight in front of you the whole way. There isn’t much rough to speak of…

  4. Country Meadows (Peoria, AZ)

    Country Meadows is our "warm-up" course when we head down to Arizona for Spring Training. It is a short par 63 that I think is in a retirement community. Pace of play is pretty good and it is in Peoria, not far from where the Mariners and Padres play their spring training games. This is…

  5. ASU/Karsten Golf Course (Tempe, AZ)

    We have played the ASU/Karsten Golf Course each of the last two years during our annual spring training/golf trip to Arizona. It is a very challenging Pete Dye designed course with rolling undulating fairways, lots of trouble and tricky greens. There is a grass driving range with targets to warm up on. The staff are…