Desert Mountain Club

2013 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

Desert Mountain Club

Dale Abraham, PGA Director of Instruction

38440 N Desert Mountain Parkway

Scottsdale, AZ 85262

(480) 845-0595

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (We set up 20-50 each day on each end of the 4 driving ranges depending on the time of year)
  • Bays with Mats (5)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Additional Amenities:

  • Pro Shop (6,500 Sq. Ft.)
  • Heated Bays (5)
  • Ball Flight Monitor
  • Indoor putting studio with Quintic Ball Roll Monitor
  • Science and Motion (SAM) PuttLab and SAM BalanceLab
  • Mitchell Tour Gauge digital putter bending maching
  • Swing Guru Pro
  • FlightScope

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Fairway Cuts

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 6

Number of LPGA Professional Instructors: 2

Clubfitting services provided.

Total number of visits to range per year: Approximately 163,000

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 85,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 85,000

New balls are acquired: Every 6 months we change out our range balls

A list of technologies used in instruction: Ball Flight Monitor

Best range promotion: Wedge Works School – during this two hour program, members and their guests receive two hours of short game instruction on chipping, pitching, greenside bunker play and how to hit middle wedge distances. They also receive custom wedge fitting and 2 free wedges with entry into the program. Last year we sold over 400 wedges through this program.

Special programs: C.A.R.E. Desert Mountain provides the venue and contributes staff and services for a fundraising golf tournament and other related events held annually by this organization comprised of Desert Mountain members to raise funds for breast and prostate cancer research.

Y Angels – Desert Mountain sponsors a fundraising golf tournament and dinner for this organization affiliated with the YMCA to raise funds for scholarships to send kids to college who otherwise cound not afford to go.