JW Marriott Desert Ridge Wildfire Golf Club

Desert Ridge Wildfire Golf Club is an upscale daily fee facility. Offering two picturesque 18-hole championship Phoenix area golf courses and is situated in the rugged Sonoran Desert that feature their own distinct personality. The greens on the Faldo Championship are Mini-Verde, the Palmer Signature also has Mini-Verde greens and all fairways are Bermuda over seeded with rye.

Wildfire Golf Club is amongst the top Phoenix golf courses, situated in the rugged Sonoran Desert of Northeast Phoenix, and features two picturesque 18-hole championship courses designed by two of golf's greatest legends--Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo.

Wildfire Golf Club's Amenities Include: 

  • Complete practice facility with two putting greens, chipping/bunker green and an all-grass driving range
  • 2,500 square foot Wildfire Golf Shop, ranked one of Golfworld's Top 100 Best Golf Shops in 2008, carries the latest in attire and equipment
  • Oversized GPS screen with Flyovers of each golf hole
  • Personal Tournament Coordinator
  • Private, group and corporate lessons, clinics and schools available
  • 18-hole Nick Faldo Championship Course
  • 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Course

Awards and Features

Desert Ridge Wildfire Golf Club features a complete practice facility, including an all-grass driving range, putting and chipping greens, a green-side practice bunker and state-of-the-art Global Positioning System (GPS) in each golf car.

The resort's golf courses continue to be proud award recipients. Just after opening, The Arizona Republic selected the #2 hole on the Faldo Championship Course as one of the ultimate 18 holes in the Valley. 

Desert Ridge Wildfire Golf Club was most recently recognized with Golfworld's Top 100 Best Golf Shops for 2008, Arizona's Leading Golf Resort for 2008 by The World Travel Awards and also received 2006 Travel & Leisure Golf's 'World's Best Golf Resorts' for family getaways and in 2006 Conde Nast Traveler's annual survey of Top 100 Golf Resorts in North America, which was an added accomplishment on top of the Gold Tee Award from Meetings & Conventions Magazine.