McDowell Mountain Golf Club Breaks Ground On New Clubhouse

McDowell Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona recently broke ground on a new clubhouse facility. Designed by Arizona-based PHX Architecture, the clubhouse enhancement project will expand upon the dining opportunities, provide climate controlled, enclosed space for special events and ultimately to position the clubhouse as a gathering place for the community, golfing and non-golfing guests.

The new clubhouse facility will take the existing clubhouse from 8,000 square feet to over 12,000 square feet. Additional clubhouse features include a large covered outdoor dining terrace, indoor/outdoor bar, upgraded restroom facilities, new locker rooms and enclosure of the existing event space. The materials are all native and in keeping with not only the McDowell Mountain Ranch neighborhood, but also the desert environs of Scottsdale. One of the most dramatic features of this new clubhouse facility will be how the new facility will take full advantage of the spectacular vistas towards the West and the dramatic views of Scottsdale and the Valley of Sun.

All clubhouse renovations will be completed over the next few months and will be unveiled in January of 2013. McDowell Mountain’s practice facility and golf course remain open throughout the renovations.

“As a resident of McDowell Mountain, I am personally thrilled to be a part of helping McDowell Mountain Golf Club with their vision to create a community gathering place for golfers and non-golfers alike,” stated Jeff Innes, principal of PHX Architecture. “I’m even more excited about helping make a place in my neighborhood/community where we all can go and call our own. Everyone in the area is truly excited about it,” added Innes.

The clubhouse facility will add to what has been an extensive facility enhancement program that started in 2011 with enhancements to the golf course itself. Led by golf course architect Randy Heckenkemper, the club completed an ambitious golf course improvement project that included the creation of wider playing corridors, reshaping a number of fairways, adding additional teeing areas, additional waste bunkers and more.

For tee times and more information on McDowell Mountain Golf Club, visit www.mcdowellmountaingc.com or call 480-502-8200.

About McDowell Mountain Golf Club
Built on the western slope of Scottsdale’s McDowell Mountains and adjacent to the nationally recognized Westworld equestrian center this premier Scottsdale golf course, stretches to a 7,072-yards, and delivers a stunning Scottsdale golf experiences that will keep you coming back for more. In 2011, PGA Tour great, Phil Mickelson and Steve Loy acquired the operating rights to McDowell Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale (formerly Sanctuary Golf Course), and directed a massive golf course enhancement and renovation to create the NEW McDowell Mountain Golf Club! Course architectural changes were overseen by the original golf course architect Randy Heckenkemper and included making many of the playing corridors wider, reshaping a number of fairways, adding additional teeing areas and more – all designed to create a more enjoyable and player friendly experience. McDowell Mountain Golf Club also boasts an expansive practice facility, well-appointed golf shop, and special event facility that has made the facility a popular venue for golf tournaments, weddings, and other special gatherings. For more information on McDowell Mountain Golf Club, visit www.mcdowellmountaingc.com or call 480-502-8200. You can also follow the McDowell Mountain Golf Club conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mcdowellmountaingc or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mcdowellmtngc

About PHX Architecture
PHX Architecture specializes in creating dynamic design that is as unique as each client. PHX provides complete architectural services for clubhouse, community centers, hospitality, light commercial and custom residential design. Projects are located throughout the west, including Arizona, Idaho, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Texas and California. With a talented and diverse team of architects, designers, and project managers, PHX Architecture is dedicated to providing exceptional architectural service and design to each client. The company is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information on PHX Architecture, visit www.phxarch.com .

About OB Sports
McDowell Mountain Golf Club is professionally managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. OB Sports is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success that currently manages premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com call 480-948-1300. You can also “Like” OB Sports on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports , follow OB Sports on Twitter: www.twitter.com/obsportsgolf or view the OB Sports You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/obsportsgolf

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