Canyon at Forest Highlands Golf Club

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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 7007
Slope 133
Rating 72.8
Type Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Green 71 7007 yards 72.8 133
Brown 71 6592 yards 71.1 132
White 71 6277 yards 69.3 130
Gold 71 5641 yards 66.8 122
Red/Gold (W) 71 5314 yards 70.4 130
Red (W) 71 4991 yards 68.5 126
Scorecard for The Canyon
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Green M: 72.6/139 375 337 596 182 517 221 476 192 466 3362 205 467 231 542 165 636 415 387 597 3645 7007
Brown M: 71.2/135 357 320 590 172 506 205 428 184 449 3211 194 418 222 489 159 540 408 379 572 3381 6592
Brown/White M: 70.4/131 357 302 566 172 506 205 421 167 422 3118 172 388 222 489 159 540 408 379 572 3329 6447
White M: 69.3/127 342 302 566 162 497 172 421 167 422 3051 172 388 209 489 130 533 401 379 525 3226 6277
White/Gold M: 68.2/124 342 302 528 162 497 172 325 167 385 2880 172 388 168 438 130 526 340 308 476 2946 5826
Gold M: 66.9/122 W: 72.7/138 327 302 528 123 479 157 325 163 385 2789 172 302 168 438 122 526 340 308 476 2852 5641
Gold/Red W: 70.4/130 327 302 436 123 439 157 325 163 385 2657 150 302 151 389 122 429 330 308 476 2657 5314
Red M: 63.5/114 W: 68.6/124 312 261 436 101 439 122 325 142 313 2451 150 292 151 389 102 429 330 261 436 2540 4991
Handicap 9 11 7 13 3 17 5 15 1 14 8 16 2 18 6 10 12 4
Par 4 4 5 3 5 3 4 3 4 35 3 4 3 5 3 5 4 4 5 36 71
Handicap (W) 7 13 5 15 3 17 9 11 1 12 16 14 6 18 4 10 8 2

Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Alaska Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 5/01 Closed: 10/31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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Weiskopf/Moorish Arizona Pine Forest Marvel

Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and Golf Week Magazines have all raved about The Canyon Course at Forest Highlands, often placing it in some variation of a Top 100 Courses (US) rating: Private Clubs, Golf Course Communities, Modern Designs and so on. Locally, the Arizona Republic has often rated it the Number One Private Golf Course in the state. Tom Weiskopf (who designed the course with Jay Morrish) has said "I don't think I have aseen a more natural setting for a golf course." Play it once and you will find yourself in firm agreement with him. Flagstaff, Arizona is a little over two hours north of Phoenix, straight up US HWY 17. You will also travel about a mile upwards in elevation, placing the Canyon Course, located just a few minutes south of downtown Flagstaff, right at about 7,000 feet. Obviously, at that altitude, the game is played seasonally, with the summer and fall seeing the greatest amount of play. And it is called Canyon for a reason: The terrain IS mountainous and it is encompassed by the largest stand of Ponderosa Pine on the face of the globe. So, beware, there are enormously significant elevation changes throughout the course, which led Messrs. Weiskopf and Morrish to offer up an remarkable routing... 6 par three's, five par five's and seven par four's. In fact, from hole number four to fourteen, every other hole is a three par! Where else have you seen that before?

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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