Mountain Shadows: The Short Course

A Round That's Rich in Heritage

Enjoy a fun and relatively quick round on our par-3, 18-hole course, recently named "Renovation of the Year" by Golf Inc. The original golf course at Mountain Shadows was designed and built in 1961 by architect Arthur Jack Snyder. It quickly became a favorite among Hollywood celebrities and socialites, known for its seclusion and incredible desert setting. Course architect Forrest Richardson, who was mentored by Snyder, completely redesigned the course by combining its storied heritage with modern features.

The updated layout pays homage to the original with challenging greens, rugged slopes, distinct holes and beautiful views of Camelback Mountain. Explore our golf specials and events, group activities, delicious food and drinks at Rusty's and The Forrest Wager. Beginners and experienced players of any era are sure to love their round at The Short Course.

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With the EZLinks app, reserve a tee time before you arrive and keep score once you’re on the course. Plus, you'll have all the course stats at your fingertips including GPS yardage, hole information and more.

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Prefer a longer course? Our complimentary Tesla Model X courtesy car will take you to nearby Camelback Golf Club, where you can enjoy special pricing and preferred access to 36 holes of championship golf.