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By a resounding member vote of 81% in favor, a new membership program is now in place at the prestigious Desert Mountain Club and community in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2020, Desert Mountain Club experienced a record number of membership sales, welcoming more than 200 new members across all categories, including Full Golf, Seven Golf and Lifestyle. READ MORE LinkedIn / Steve Pike


Clubs are in demand as people look to escape from urban confines to what they view as safer, more relaxed atmospheres. READ MORE Club Management / Scott Shane


The golf and tennis program at the Scottsdale, Ariz. club is being offered to members’ children and grandchildren ages 4 to 17, with a new Non-Equity Golf Junior Sports Academy Membership being made available to those referred by member families. The golf program will feature Richard Franklin’s “DiscoverGolf” system that builds childhood development and behavioral psychology principals into a board game-style curriculum, with titles that include “Croctology,” “King Putt” and “Nutcluster.” READ MORE clubandresortbusiness.com


As winter continues its march across most of the country, here are seven Sun Belt golf communities with award-winning golf courses and amenities where you can up-level your game year-round. READ MORE privatecommunities.com


Started by Anuvia, the Legends initiative celebrates superintendents who have gone above and beyond in their careers — not just in maintaining tremendous golf courses, but also in their contributions to the industry, creative problem-solving and mentorship. The newest Anuvia Legend Shawn Emerson shares the lessons from his dad that helped shape him into who he is today. READ MORE golfdom.com



A trio of golf instructors at Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale has been honored by being included among the “2021-2022 Best Young Teachers in America” by Golf Digest Magazine. The most talented instructors under age 40 include Jennifer Tucker (37), Richard Franklin (37), and Paxton O’Connor (29). READ MORE golfdigest.com thegolfwire.com


Chiricahua at Desert Mountain Golf Club ranked in the Top 200 Residential Courses in Golfweek’s Ultimate Guide. READ MORE Golfweek’s Ultimate Guide



Sitting high in the picturesque Sonoran Desert, Desert Mountain broke records in sales and rounds played this past year as members (new and seasoned) sought safety, security, and wide-open spaces. The year showed many that they enjoyed the serenity that comes with social distancing. And whether they wanted private places, thoughtfully planned social opportunities or wide-open spaces, they could find it all on “The Mountain.” READ MORE LINKS 2021 Premier Properties