Sun City Country Club
9433 N. 107th Ave. | Sun City, AZ 85351-4605
623.933.1353 | www.suncitycountryclub.org
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Sun City Country Club was established in 1966 and is home of the 2016 Arizona Women’s Open and the host of the 2016 Arizona Special Olympics Golf Championship. Designed by golf architect Milton Coggins, the 18-hole course is a par 72 and carries a USGA rating of 68.4 with a slope of 115. The course is 6223 yards from the longest tee.
The Sun City course is not a desert course. There are mature trees that overhang the fairway and guard the greens as you approach. That makes it a good course to fine tune your swing. There are a lot of doglegs along the way. You will want to give up some of the distant shots in order to keep the ball in the fairway. You are going to need to make some accurate shots and good work with your irons. It’s a great challenge.
The greens run fast here. Because it is an old course, they are a little thin in spots but the new owners are working to bring the club back into a premier — but fun — course.
Overall the course itself is challenging, from the signature hole 7 to the 18th hole “beast”. Between the water, bunkers and trees, the course is designed with accuracy in mind, not power. This makes it one of the most challenging golf courses in the West Valley.
A club membership starts at $2,500 a year for singles and $3,500 a year for couples. That includes the use of a cart and unlimited driving range balls. For those who just want to practice their drives, a driving range pass starts at $400 a year. That includes unlimited range balls.
Despite the great prices, this is an elegant club. The ladies dress up for lunch. In other words, this club combines serious golf with fine dining. Furthermore there is a pro shop, a practice putting green, a bunker and chipping area, and a 40-tee driving range.
The club is arranged for league play from October to May of each year. There are men’s and ladies 18-hole leagues and 9-hole leagues. They also have Friday night 9-hole and 18-hole mixers. All together this helps to make the Sun City Country Club a local favorite.