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Grand Canyon University Golf Course, previously known as Maryvale Municipal Golf Course is a public 18 hole course located in west Phoenix. The golf course first opened for play back in 1961 and was designed by William F Bell who also created San Diego’s Torrey Pines.

Maryvale Golf Course played to a par-72 and a maximum distance of 6,646 yards for a course rating of 70.7 and a slope rating of 120. The forward tees play to 5,664 yards and a course rating of 71.5 with 113 as its slope ratings. 

More about the Golf Course

The Maryvale Municipal Golf Course is a great choice for those looking to get out on the green during their visit or staycation with family and friends at Grand Canyon University (GCU). With its seven thousand two hundred sixty nine yard layout from the tournament tee boxes you’ll have plenty of room to practice your swing even if someone else isn’t watching alongside you as well!

The Bermuda grass at Grand Canyon University Golf Course is a great place to play during the summer, with its flat and wide fairways. It’s also located near several onsite trees that provide shade from harsh sun rays.

  • Home to one of the widest and flattest fairways in AZ
  • Near trees for shade from the hot sun
  • Features a nine-hole course with wide open spaces

The Grand Canyon University Golf Course offers 37 bunkers and 7 water hazards. The flat landscape is lined with native trees, while the greenside has slightly raised sand traps on either side of it which makes for an exciting game. There are ample spaces off the tee to make up a perfect par-72 course.

The Course has tricky slopes that make it fun for beginners and experts alike. It is also perfect for those who love playing golf with their dogs as the name suggests, visitors can bring their furry friend. There are three different sets of tees on this beautiful track which can be played at 6646 yards/119 slope, 6216 yards/115 slope or 5664 yds./113 slopes from each respective tee box.

  • An amazing golf course
  • Manicured scenery and pristine greens
  • Exciting bunkers and water hazards
  • Get a great workout
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the canyon
  • Play on different courses tailored to your skill level and height
  • 3 challenging yet fun golf courses with varying lengths

On the Grand Canyon University campus is a grass range, short game area with sand bunker, plus two putting greens. There’s also a snack bar/lounge serving hot and cold sandwiches, beverages and other lunch items. 

Yardage markers are provided at 100 yards for shorter holes; 150 & 200 meters on mid lengths holes such as #5 or 14 respectively; while sprinkler heads measure to the center of each green flag marked front middle back hole locations in colors .

Masterfully Redesigned Golf Course

Grand Canyon University Golf Course has been masterfully redesigned by renowned architect John Fought, who used sublime artistry and expert craftsmanship to transform the space into a golfer’s dream playground. The brand new GCU Golf Course is perfect for novices and pros alike. Fought transformed the golf course into a golfer’s dream playground where novices can learn from pros with ease on this perfectly manicured 18-hole masterpiece of a track that will have visitors coming back for more!

  • A complete redesign by a renowned architect
  • Perfect for beginners and pros alike- expert craftsmanship meets sublime artistry
  • Transform the space into a golfer’s dream playground – perfect manicured 18 hole masterpiece

A lush oasis of green fairways and mature trees nestled in west Phoenix is the reinvented GCU Golf Course. Part of a 30-year operating agreement with the city, they invite everyone to experience one-of-a kind golf at an affordable price.

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Phoenix, Arizona is blessed to be the home of some of the country’s best golf courses.  Here’s a short list of our favorites: 

  • Encanto Golf Course
  • Papago Golf Club
  • Grand Canyon University Championship Golf Course
  • Stonecreek Golf Club
  • Paradise Valley Golf Course
  • Palo Verde Golf Course
  • Arizona Grand Golf Course
  • Cave Creek Golf Course
  • Encanto 9-Hole Golf Course

All of these wonderful golf courses are located just a short distance from our location located at 7319 North 16th Street in Phoenix, Arizona! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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