The Greatness of Ak-Chin Southern Dunes

Ranked as one of the best courses in Arizona, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes is unparalleled and extraordinary

Southern Dunes Golf Club. Photo by Allan Henry/,

The Ak-Chin Indian Community is proud to make Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Arizona a true daily fee facility for everyone to enjoy.  The championship Australian Sand Belt-style golf course sits on 320 acres of land designed by Brian Curley, Lee Schmidt and Fred Couples .The course currently boasts several coveted accolades that include Golfweek’s list of the “Top 100 Resort Courses,” “Best Courses You Can Play,” and “Top Casino Courses,” as well as Golf Magazine’s list of “Top 100 Courses You Can Play.” This world class, Troon-managed club offers impeccable course conditioning, unmatched playability and superlative customer service, thus ensuring an unparalleled round of extraordinary golf.

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A true testament to its greatness, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes has proudly played host to numerous major tournaments and events since its celebrated opening in 2002, serving as an annual U.S. Open qualifying site, numerous Arizona Golf Association tournaments, several top collegiate Men’s and Women’s golf tournaments and home of early-state Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying School. Simply stated, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes does not just offer desert golf; it presents golfers of all skill levels and abilities with the very best of golf in the desert.

Southern Dunes Golf Club Photo by Allan Henry/,

Don’t’ forget about Arroyo Grille, which offers the traditional club favorites combined with modern twists on Ak-Chin’s traditional fare. Rotating evening chef specials make Arroyo Grille one of the region’s most popular dining venues. Even if you don’t have time for a full meal, the Grille is worth the stop for happy hour libations or to take in a stunning desert sunset while enjoying specialty craft beers.

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In need of a quick trip? Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club is the perfect getaway for golf, gaming, and relaxation! This Top 100, Troon managed facility is a must play when visiting the Valley of the Sun. For even more fun and excitement off the course, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort boasts the perfect complement to Ak-Chin Southern Dunes’ incredible golf experience with its one-of-a-kind blend of first-class gaming and amazing amenities.

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