ARIZONA GRAND GOLF COURSE A combination of traditional links and desert target golf, nestled against the 16,000-acre South Mountain Preserve. Par 71. www.arizonagrandresort.com. Arizona Grand Resort, I-10 & Baseline Rd., 602.431.6480. EAGLE MOUNTAIN GOLF CLUB Designer Scott Miller offers desert thrills through ravines and around mountains, with breathtaking views of the entire Valley. On the 18th hole, players tee off from high on a hill with Red Mountain off in the distance. Par 72. www.eaglemtn.com. 14915 E. Eagle Mountain Pkwy., Fountain Hills, 480.816.1234. GOLD CANYON The Superstition Mountains hold a commanding presence over Ken Kavanaugh’s Dinosaur Mountain course and the Greg Nash/ Kavanaugh Sidewinder course. Dinosaur par 70; Sidewinder par 71. www.gcgr.com. Kings Ranch Rd. & US 60, Gold Canyon, 480.982.9449. MCCORMICK RANCH GOLF CLUB Traditional in every sense, the Pine and Palm courses serve up 36 holes with a tropical feeling. Par 72. www. mccormickranchgolf.com. 7505 E. McCormick Pkwy., 480.948.0260. THE PHOENICIAN Three 9-hole courses run the gamut from the tropics to the desert. Par-70 combinations. www.thephoenician.com. 6000 E. Camelback Rd., 480.423.2449. WHIRLWIND Two 18-hole Gary Panks courses built in the 21st century on Gila River Indian Community land. The Devil’s Claw course is de ned by elevation changes and multi-tiered greens, while the slightly tougher Cattail course is dictated by canyons and lakes. Par 72. www. whirlwindgolf.com. Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa, I-10 & Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler area, 480.940.1500.