Verrado Golf Club - Founders Course

Buckeye, Arizona | 18 holes | Desert | Par: 72 | 7258 yards

John Fought and Tom Lehman collaborated on the course at Verrado Golf Club, a voluptuous design that meanders through the old Caterpillar bulldozer proving grounds. It's up and down for 18 holes and that doesn't mean "chip and a putt."

John Fought and Tom Lehman collaborated on the course at Verrado Golf Club, a voluptuous design that meanders through the old Caterpillar bulldozer proving grounds. It's up and down for 18 holes and that doesn't mean "chip and a putt." The course is good test with chances to score and a handful of memorable and scenic holes.

Where Verrado Golf Course will eat you alive is in the bunkers. Some bunkers are hard to carry, others collect wayward shots. But the fairways are wide enough to avoid trouble, and what appears to be the safe shot off the tee will often bring greenside bunkers more into play. So pick your poison.

While the back nine is far superior to the front, going out still has its fair share of memorable holes. A huge boulder 30 feet tall on the par-4 eighth jets out from the left side around which the fairway shapes itself. A perfect line from the tee box is to take the ball five yards right off its edge, but hitting the boulder is certain death by desert. The boulder was scheduled to crumble via dynamite, but stood up to the TNT and was deemed an immoveable object. Open and playable for all skill levels, the Verrado Golf Club is a sublime experience.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Silver 72 6833 71.9 130
Black 72 7258 73.9 139
Silver/White 72 6561 70.7 127
White 72 6228 69.3 123
White/Gold 72 5734 67.2 119
Black/Silver 72 7036 72.8 134
Gold 72 5403 65.7 114
White (W) 72 6228 74.4 134
White/Gold (W) 72 5734 71.7 122
Gold (W) 72 5403 70 117
Green (W) 72 5142 68.6 113

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At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: John Fought, Tom Lehman
  • Type: Public
  • Style: Desert
  • Built in: 2004
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Search tee times

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes

Tuition

  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy: Yes

Services

  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes
  • Pull carts: No

Prices


4242 N Golf Dr
Buckeye, Arizona 85396
Maricopa County
P: (623) 388-3000, (623) 388-3008
F: (623) 388-3030


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