Look to Lookout for great Phoenix Golf

Lookout Mountain Golf Club beautifully blends high desert landscape with lush fairways and greens to create a truly unique golf experience. Photo courtesy of Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Golfers in the Grand Canyon state that are looking for variety and a fun-filled desert golf experience need not look any farther than Lookout Mountain Golf Club, nestled along the North Phoenix Preserve in Phoenix. Lookout Mountain serves up a perfect blend of desert golf, a casual yet cool resort atmosphere, and a plethora of amenities that keeps locals and visitors alike coming back for more.

The golf and great locale take center stage at Lookout Mountain. A Troon golf experience, Lookout Mountain Golf Club is located on the grounds of the AAA Four Diamond Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. This dramatic setting delivers stunning views of both city landscapes and sweeping desert vistas. Vistas that are ever present in the golf course layout that weaves through the rugged Sonoran Desert with wide fairways, inviting greens and elevation changes. Elements that have earned course accolades including the Golf Digest Four-Star Award for nine consecutive years and rated by Zagat Survey as one of “America’s Top Golf Courses.”

Looking to the Environment
This summer, Lookout Mountain Golf Club achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program. The course is one of only the 17 such golf courses in Arizona to receive this certification that requires a course to demonstrate that they are maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas, including: environmental planning, wildlife and habitat management, outreach and education, water conservation, among other sustainable practices.

“Lookout Mountain Golf Club has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property,” stated Doug Bechtel, Executive Director at Audubon International.

Looking to Up Your Game?
For those looking to shave a few strokes off their game, The Hilton Golf Academy at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs offers a number of golf instructional programs via an onsite instructional team. Two popular instructional packages are aptly named “The Academy” and “The CEO,” respectively. “The Academy” package begins Sunday evening with a welcome dinner and ramps up with on-course training Monday through Wednesday, culminating with a dinner overlooking the city at the award-winning Different Pointe of View restaurant with your instructor. Thursday and Friday are free days to enjoy a few leisurely games of golf, in total delivering six nights and five days of an unforgettable golf experience. “The CEO” package provides one day of personalized golf school as The CEO. This ultra-exclusive package is a private class where guests receive the utmost personalized attention and instruction. For more information on all packages offered at The Hilton Golf Academy, call 602.866.7500 and ask for the golf shop.

Looking For A Stay And Play?
Resort packages are also available to experience the best of both worlds with the “Stay and Play” package. Golfers staying onsite at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort will revel in sweeping views of desert mountains and city skylines, and enjoy 584 spacious suites nestled along mountainside terrain that embraces Spanish-Mediterranean architecture. Flowing waterfalls, intimate caves and eight private pools can be found throughout the resort, including The Falls Water Village with two expansive pools lined with cabanas, terraced waterfalls and a 138-foot enclosed waterslide. For additional rest and relaxation, the resort’s intimate Tocaloma Spa offers a full-service menu of spa treatments.

The “Stay and Play” package includes a one-night stay, breakfast for two and one round of golf at Lookout Mountain Golf Club. Rates start at just $134 per night through September 21, and from $184 per night for stays October 4-November 5, 2014. For details visit www.tapatiocliffshilton.com/golf-packages.

Looking To Make Lookout Your Home Club?
Lookout Mountain Golf Club offers a multitude of ways to make this Phoenix favorite a home course. Affiliated with Troon Golf, Lookout Mountain Golf Club extends preferred rates to Arizona Troon Cardholders and National Troon Cardholders. Troon Card rates at Lookout Mountain this Fall (October 5 - November 5, 2014) are just $45 Sunday through Wednesday, $49 Thursday through Friday and $55 on Saturdays. From November 6 through December 31, 2014 Troon Card rates at Lookout are $55 Sunday through Wednesday, $55 Thursday and Friday and $69 on Saturdays. The 2015 Troon Card is on-sale starting October 1 and is available for purchase in the Lookout Mountain Golf Shop or online at www.TroonCards.com.

Arizona residents that are looking to make Lookout Mountain a home club can look to Lookout Mountain’s popular Arizona Residents Club (ARC). This program offers Arizona residents reduced member and guest fees, tournaments, a USGA handicap, discounts on golf apparel and much more. The ARC program starts at $69 annually. To join the Lookout Mountain Golf Club ARC, call 602.866.6357.

The dynamic combination of a fun brand of desert golf, combined with all of the amenities one could ask for in a resort setting are just a couple of reasons why locals and visitors alike look to Lookout for great Phoenix golf. With great packages, instruction offers, frequent play programs and a Troon affiliation, golfers are bound to take a “second look” at Lookout.

Lookout Mountain Golf Club “At A Glance”
Lookout Mountain Golf Club
11111 North 7th Street
Phoenix, Arizona, 85020
18 Holes, Par 72
Designed by: Bill Johnston

Championship Pointe: 6,515 yards
Back Pointe:  5,990 yards
Middle Pointe: 5,292 yards

Forward Pointe: 4,521 yards

Looking to Make Lookout Your Home Club?
Troon Card: Purchase in the Golf Shop or purchase on-line at www.TroonCards.com
ARC - Arizona Resident Club: Purchase in the Golf Shop or 602-866-7500 (select option #2)

Look At This Fall Stay & Play Package! 
One-night stay at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Breakfast for two
One round of golf at Lookout Mountain Golf Club
Rates from $134/night/suite/person (September 21, 2014), and from $184/night/suite/person for stays October 4-November 5, 2014.
Visit: www.tapatiocliffshilton.com/golf-packages
Golf Reservations/Info: 602.866.6356
Group Outings/Tournaments:
Steve Pawletzki, Golf Sales Manager 
602.870.8111 or steve.pawletzki@hilton.com
Resort Information:
Resort: 1.602.866.7500