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Arizona Biltmore Golf Club: Adobe

Phoenix, AZ Public

Overview

Designed by William P. Bell—who worked closely with George C. Thomas on designs such as Riviera Country Club and Bel-Air Country Club—the Adobe course was built in 1928 under the direction of chewing gum icon William Wrigley Jr. Over the years, U.S. presidents, foreign heads of state and Hollywood celebrities have visited the club and played the Adobe layout, which sits adjacent to the Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Resort. The course is a traditional parkland layout with very little elevation change and generous landing areas. Though the conditioning might not be up to the standard of a private club, the Adobe layout is worth playing for its history and subtle strategic elements, including uniquely shaped sharp-edged bunkering.

About

Holes 18
Length 6586
Slope 122
Price $149
Facility Type Public
Designer William P. Bell, ASGCA/(R) Forrest Richardson, ASGCA

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