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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7107 yards
Slope 147
Rating 73.5

The Outlaw Course is one of six Jack Nicklaus Signature courses at the Desert Mountain Club. This private club is the only club in the country to boast that many Nicklaus-designed courses. Unlike the other golf courses, the Outlaw Course follows the Scottish-links tradition as opposed to the desert-style that characterizes the other courses. Built as the sixth and final course, the Outlaw Course borders the Tonto National Forest, providing a landscape of rolling hills, native washes, and stately trees that Nicklaus utilized in his design. The golf course also offers scenic views of Pinnacle Peak, the McDowell Mountains, and Four Peaks.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Bear 72 7107 yards 73.5 147
Blue 72 6509 yards 70.5 140
Copper 72 6312 yards 69.6 138
White 72 6017 yards 68.5 132
White (W) 72 5992 yards 75.1 145
Red 72 5131 yards 64.4 122
Red (W) 72 5131 yards 69.8 127
Scorecard for Outlaw
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 73.5/147 410 552 512 217 367 197 430 470 538 3693 338 354 203 616 338 187 532 382 464 3414 7107
Blue M: 70.5/140 384 492 480 182 335 180 361 449 515 3378 325 335 175 567 290 165 503 352 419 3131 6509
White M: 68.5/132 W: 72.0/141 376 482 474 134 307 141 355 424 500 3193 313 327 169 532 255 159 419 310 392 2876 6069
Red M: 70.1/131 W: 70.6/132 330 448 346 115 225 132 312 338 426 2672 281 250 147 406 224 132 412 275 332 2459 5131
Handicap 3 9 1 17 11 15 13 5 7 4 12 16 14 18 8 6 10 2
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 36 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 3 1 13 17 7 15 9 11 5 2 14 12 18 16 10 4 8 6

Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $30
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

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim ok.

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4 Reviews (4)
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Memorable

Having played many top courses in the country both public and private, I can without hesitation state that this course is a real gem. This is a Nicklaus design, so you will have the challenging bunkering and elevated greens at times. This course is not for the faint of heart. You will be tested with forced carries and difficult bunkering and greens. If you play the appropriate tees, that would be helpful. The vistas, course condition and difficulty make this an experience to remember if you are lucky enough to have a member invite you.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outlaw at Desert Mountain

This is the Last course Jack Nicklaus has designed at Desert Mountain. Outlaw was opened in 2003 and is a links design. Much of the course has views of the Tonto National Forest, and Four Peaks, The Mcdowell Mountains and Pinnacle peak can be see from this high terrain track. The fairways are for the most part forgiving but the greens and areas around them make for a real short game test. You will use every club in your bag and every type of shot here. Club selection is critical on the teeing ground. Outlaw is a truly a very fun and challenging course to play especially on the first visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

An Absolute Delight

This course was fantasic. Immaculate conditions and breathtaking views. It was a delight to play here. Even though I didn't play well, the course was so nice it made it worth it. The clubhouse also had fantastic Southwestern food and a great outdoor patio. A great place to bring the family as well!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Wow! Golf Heaven on earth.

Played fast. Course was immaculate. Some of cart paths were dangerously steep. Felt like cart would tip end over end. For a course of this caliber, I felt design of cart path on one particular hole could have been safer. Other than that, perfect. Greens very fast 11+. Great challange. Wide fairways. Manageable for any handicap. I'm 7 and shot 87 and was thrilled.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average

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