Overview of golf course named Desert Highlands Golf Club

Desert Highlands Golf Club

Scottsdale, United States

Details

Holes

18

Par

72

Built

1983

Type

Desert Golf Course

Architect

Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus created this course for Desert Highlands Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ at the foot of Pinnacle Peak, and he has returned to tweak it repeatedly over the years. Nicklaus' intriguing design offers plenty of scenery and different kinds of holes, with a distinctive final stretch of a pair of par 3s and then a pair of par 5s. The signature hole, though, would have to be the 418-yard, par 4 14th, which proceeds up to a raised, double-terraced green framed by the Peak. Overall, the course is demanding but straightforward, and eminently playable, though fair to average players may have a hard time making their handicaps, and are advised to come well stocked with balls. The staff tends the grounds every day, so maintenance is always superb. A separate par 41 eighteen laid out by Gary Panks shares the site, but the Nicklaus course is naturally the real draw.

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The original modern desert layout. Nicklaus design that immediately grabs your attention with the 1st hole. Great views of the valley and Pinnacle Peak.
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