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Virtual Golf Course: Raven Golf Club Phoenix

October 10, 2014

Raven Golf Club Phoenix

This week, Five Facts Friday is headed to Arizona, a state known for its desert style golf courses and year-round play. We will be looking at Raven Golf Club Phoenix, formerly known as Raven at South Mountain, where players are tested by large, multi-tiered greens and over 6,000 Georgia Pine Trees.

Raven Golf Club Phoenix
Par: 72 / Yardage: 7,078 / Slope: 130

  1. Raven Golf Club Phoenix was awarded 4.5 stars by Golf Digest in its list of “Best Places to Play”
  2. Designed by Gary Panks and David Graham, this course has been ranked as one of the top publicly owned and operated golf courses in the country.
  3. Constructed in 1995, over 700,000 cubic feet of soil was moved to build this non-traditional course in the desert.
  4. The course’s unique design includes: 6,000 Georgia Pine Trees and large multi-tiered greens that are considered a “must play,” for any serious golfer.
  5. Remember that video of Bubba Watson’s hovercraft, the BW1? Its maiden voyage was taken at Raven Golf Club Phoenix.


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