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Course Record: 66 by Mike San Filippo on 11/30/99 in the Resort Suites of Scottsdale Club Professional Invitational

Keith Foster

Ron Ruppert

Head Professional:
Joel Schafer

Director of Golf:
Jay Haffner

Teaching Professional:
Bill Forrest

Number of holes: 18

Pro-Shop: Open Dawn to Dusk

Year Built: 1995

Type of Greens: Penncross Bentgrass

Water Hazards: Yes

Accept Tee Times: Yes

Guest Policy: Open

Dress Code: No Denim, Collared Shirt and Bermuda Shorts Required

Walking Allowed: Yes

Cart Access: Course

Caddies Available: No

Golf Cart Rental: Yes

Pull-Cart Rental: No

Senior Discounts Available: No

Credit Cards Accepted: Visa: Yes, MC: Yes, AMEX: Yes, Discover: No

Chipping Area: Yes

Practice Bunker: Yes

Teaching Pro: Yes

Golf School: Yes

Food Facilities: Beverage Cart and Restaurant

Bar: Full Bar

Accommodations: Nearby


Sun Ridge Canyon Golf Club


13100 N SunRidge Dr
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Phone: (800)562-5178
Fax: (480)837-5929

Zagat Survey (Scale of 0 to 30)


With "breathtaking views" of Four Peaks and a "nice blend of desert and mountain styles", this "real beaut" "starts out friendly" but "begins to show its teeth at the turn" - "you'll be ready for the 19th hole after the back side's "300-ft. elevation change "leaves you exhausted"; high-energy low-handicappers call it "a joy to play", sighing "I could live here" in one of the "homes that surround the front side", even though wilderness buffs say the buildings "detract from the experience."

Profile: This scenic desert links-style course features numerous elevation changes in a canyon setting. Accuracy is foremost on this course's rolling fairways surrounded by desert. Strategically placed arroyos provide a good test of golfer's shotmaking skills from the tees, as well as approaching the greens. The greens are medium-sized and undulating. Water hazards, in the form of ponds, come into play on four holes. The signature hole is #17, a 209-yard, par 3, featuring a segmented green that is guarded by large boulders on both sides. "GOLF Magazine" rated this course 42nd best under the 1996 category of the "Top 100 Courses You Can Play in the U.S." The 6,004-yard men's tee also has a ladies' course rating of 75.2 and a slope of 141.

Signature Hole: The 17th Hole at SunRidge Canyon is truly one of a kind. Only here can a golfer play a 209-yard par three over a boxed canyon one day, then play a 152-yard par three off an elevated tee the next day.


  • Ranked No. 42 in the country by Golf Magazine for "Top 100 You Can Play," — May 1996
  • Host site 1997 USGA State Team Championship
  • Host site 1996 LPGA Mitsubishi Championship
  • One of "America’s 100 Best Golf Shops" for 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 by Golf Shop Operations magazine
  • 1996 Gold Nugget Award for Merit for Best Public/Private Recreational Facility
  • Ranked in the "Valley’s Top 10 Public Golf Courses" by The Arizona Republic and Arizona Corridors, a business and entertainment magazine targeted toward luxury living.

Directions: Located in Fountain Hills, approximately 25 minutes from the downtown Scottsdale area. Shea Blvd east to Palisades Blvd, then left 1.5 miles to SunRidge Drive, left on SunRidge Drive .3 miles.

28 miles from Sky Harbor International Airport — Take the 202 freeway east 10 miles to Arizona State Route 87 (Country Club Dr) exit. Left on Arizona State Route 87 13 miles to Shea Blvd. Left on Shea, 3.2 miles, right on Palisades Blvd 1.6 miles to SunRidge Drive, left on SunRidge Drive .3 miles.

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