Desert Mountain Club

2012 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

Desert Mountain Club

Dale Abraham, PGA Director of Instruction

38480 N Desert Mountain Parkway

Scottsdale, AZ 85262

(480) 845-0595

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (200)
  • Bays with Mats (5)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Type of Range Targets:

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

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 11

Number of LPGA Professional Instructors: 1

Clubfitting services provided.

Total number of visits to range per year: 200,000

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: We stock each of the 4 ranges with 25-28 pyramids of balls containing 205 balls each

Number of range balls in inventory: We purchase 37,500 balls twice per year

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: We grand opened a new $1.6million, 6,500+ square foot golf performance center in March with $250,000 of state- of-the-art technology, 5 indoor/outdoor hitting bays, 2 indoor putting studios, 1 fitness room and Cool Clubs fitting center. We hold 2 Demo Days with over 100 vendors at each, food, free giveaways and instruction clinics were offered.

Special programs: C.A.R.E. (Cancer Awareness through Research and Education), a member organization that has donated approximately $3.9 million to Mayo Clinic and Scottsdale Healthcare to fund breast and prostate cancer research. Y Angels, a fundraising organization for the Valley of the Sun YMCA education scholarship programs.