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Arizona Community Finds Silver Lining Amidst Pandemic – Desert Mountain Breaks Records in Sales and Rounds Played. The numbers are in and the results speak volumes. Desert Mountain—the exclusive Scottsdale luxury community and private club with seven golf courses, 10 restaurants, an onsite spa, and much more—is fortunate to be in a position of strong fiscal health despite the pandemic. READ MORE The Golf Wire



With seven golf courses to choose from, members of Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona are never at a loss for chances to tee it up. Thanks to some changes in the grasses used and maintenance procedures, those courses are now greener, more environmentally friendly and offer more playing experiences than ever. READ MORE Golf Course Industry


Desert Mountain Club has again earned recognition as one of the Platinum Clubs of America. In the 2021-22 analysis voting, Desert Mountain ranks No. 14 in the United States, moving up five spots in the ranking, and remains No. 1 in Arizona. Desert Mountain Club is the only facility in Arizona to place among the top 100. READ MORE The Golf Wire


Cocuzza, one of the first certified club managers in Europe (CCM), brings extensive leadership skills, energy, and significant private club experience to Desert Mountain. Originally from Nettuno, Italy (outside of Rome), Cocuzza was a club general manager for 15+ years before coming to the United States. He served as Chairman of the Club Managers Association of Europe, representing all golf and country clubs in continental Europe. READ MORE thegolfwire.com



The legendary Jack Nicklaus has endorsed ClubsHELP,™ a national initiative of golf clubs sourcing and delivering critical resources for frontline hospital workers, emergency services personnel, food banks, and nursing homes in their local communities in the fight against COVID-19. Part of his endorsement included issuing a challenge to Nicklaus Designs across the country to join the ClubsHELP movement. READ MORE The Golf Wire


Jackie Wooldridge, a 10-year employee of Desert Mountain, has been promoted to Director of Talent and Culture. She served as Benefits Manager for seven years before being promoted to Assistant Director of Human Resources in 2016. READ MORE thegolfwire.com


After the coronavirus pandemic hit, golf was considered “essential” in many states, and was either never stopped or welcomed back quickly. And at properties where other outdoor activities are also popular, it wasn’t alone. READ MORE Club + Resort Business / Rob Thomas


Every golf course faces the challenge of finding a balance between keeping the layout challenging for top golfers and making it enjoyable for less skilled players. READ MORE Golf Inc.