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Q & A With John Lyberger

Published on March 11, 2020

John Lyberger joined Desert Mountain Club as its PGA Director of Golf in October 2018. One of the most highly regarded club professionals in America, he previously served three years as the Vice President of Club Operations at Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., and 20 years as the PGA Director of Golf at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., where one of his jobs was to arrange golf for the sitting President of the United States. Lyberger is a graduate of Ferris State’s acclaimed PGA Golf Management program, the first of its kind sanctioned by the PGA of America. Read more

Congrats to Seven Desert Mountain! National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has awarded the Seven Desert Mountain clubhouse with the 2019 Best in American Living Platinum Award (BALA) for best community facility. Read more

Scottsdale, Ariz. (March 10, 2020) – National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has awarded the Seven Desert Mountain™ clubhouse with the 2019 Best in American Living Platinum Award for best community facility. Read more

Lots of clubs say their courses offer “challenge for the good golfer as well as fun for the new player.” But no one is doing it the way Desert Mountain is doing it. And no other golf community is home to seven stunning championship courses. Read more

In Arizona Private Golf

Published on February 1, 2020

Encanterra, A Trilogy Resort Community
Tom Lehman designed the 18-hole golf course at Encanterra, A Trilogy Resort Community while Bing Hu designed the first-class clubhouse. The on-site Alvea Spa features outdoor spa areas, allowing guests to enjoy services in the gorgeous weater while the newer Algarve clubhouse has a resort-style pool, Tapas restaurant and bar and more. Read more

Lots of clubs say their course offers a challenge for the good golfer as well as fun for the new player. But no one is doing it the way Desert Mountain is doing it. And no other golf community is home to seven stunning championship courses. Read more

Premier Properties Guide

Published on January 1, 2020

There's change in the air at Desert Mountain, where an increase in new members and real estate sales is showing a definite youth movement. Read more

Lucky Seven

Published on December 31, 2019

If you’re lucky enough to play at Seven Desert Mountain, you’re lucky enough! This new par 54 course at Desert Mountain in North Phoenix was designed by Wendell Pickett and Bill Brownlee to be fun and boy did they hit the mark. Read more

Passion Graham, Clubhouse Manager at the new Seven Desert Mountain™, has been recognized by the Club Managers Association of America as one of the top young managers in the country. Read more

Opening the No. 7 par-3 course and several key renovations improves life on the mountain at this exclusive Arizona community and club. Read more

Seeing is Believing at Seven Desert Mountain

Published on December 4, 2019

While winter welcomes crisp, cooler temps, the interest and excitement at the all-new Seven Desert Mountain is heating up. The newest residential enclave at the world-renown Desert Mountain Club and community is experiencing an influx of interest since the Club’s new addition was unveiled earlier this year. Read more

Nine New Golf Courses From 2019

Published on December 1, 2019

Investment in the U.S. golf market is focused almost entirely on course renovations, with new construction extremely limited. Read more

Ferrari Fun at Seven Desert Mountain

Published on November 18, 2019

The golf outing welcomed Ferrari Club members from around the country who were in Scottsdale recently to attend the Ferrari Club of America 2019 Annual Experience. Read more

There's change in the air at Desert Mountain this fall, where an increase in new members and real estate sales exhibits a downward trend – a youth movement. Read more

The well-heeled golfer able to put down $30,000 a year for a club membership doesn’t look to play just locally. So, players from around the world able to invest that fee can sign up to play the courses at Desert Mountain – the elite private community tucked in the Phoenix Mountain Range near Scottsdale, Arizona. Read more

A walkable, par-3 golf course. Front tee boxes from which the young and old alike can putt, rather than drive, a ball down the fairway to the hole. Bunkers just off the tee boxes to bring an extra challenge to starting a hole. A relaxing, outdoor clubhouse with food, drink and desert views. Read more

In Seventh Heaven at Desert Mountain

Published on September 9, 2019

After much anticipation, 90-acre Seven Desert Mountain is now open with a fresh course, a killer clubhouse and around 190 new places to call home. With even just a quick glance at all the goodness this fresh community has to offer, it is easy to see why its members are in seventh heaven. Read more

Change in the Valley of the Sun

Published on September 3, 2019

The sun beats down on Taliesin West, because Taliesin West is smack in the center of the Valley of the Sun and the sun, as you should probably expect, almost always beats down on the valley that bears its name. Read more

Focus on Fun

Published on September 1, 2019

Desert Mountain, the 8,000-acre luxury golf and real estate development sprawling across the hill country of Scottsdale, just rounded out its family of courses with a new par three track ready for family enjoyment. Read more

Cullum Homes has announced that construction has begun and sales have started for the highly anticipated The Village at Seven Desert Mountain. Read more

Unveiling of Seven Desert Mountain

Published on April 22, 2019

Desert Mountain Club unveils No. 7 brand new par 54 course and state-of-the-art clubhouse and restaurant at Desert Mountain Golf Course. Desert Mountain Golf Club held a ceremonial first putt where seven lucky players took the very first putt at the Club's brand new Par-54 family friendly course. Alice Cooper, CEO-Damon DiOrio and many others attended the ceremonial tee off at the world famous golf club. Read more

A New Era at Desert Mountain Club

Published on April 3, 2019

The new No. 7 course will open in April, along with the return of the renovated Renegade course. Read more

Betting on Seven at Desert Mountain

Published on April 1, 2019

Unless it's attached to the words "under par," seven is the last number you want emblazoned on your golf scorecard. That's unless you are Desert Mountain's Bill Brownlee or Wendell Pickett, and this number not only places you in the company of Jack Nicklaus, it's also linked to the future of golf. Read more

Unless it's attached to the words "under par," seven is the last number you want emblazoned on your golf scorecard. That's unless you are Desert Mountain's Bill Brownlee or Wendell Pickett, and this number not only places you in the company of Jack Nicklaus, it's also linked to the future of golf. Read more

Desert Mountain is defying the private club decline, adding a new course — the Seven — and seeing significant growth in its surrounding housing development plan. Read more

Lucky No. 7 at Desert Mountain Club

Published on March 11, 2019

The growing “short’’ course trend in golf course design has reached fabled Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. Desert Mountain “Seven,’’ a par 54 course will open later this spring as a 3,075-yard layout aimed at families and new golfers. Read more

Desert Mountain Gets 7th Course

Published on March 1, 2019

Desert Mountain is wrapping up work on its seventh golf course - the appropriately named No. 7 at Desert Mountain. Read more

Desert Mountain Prepares to Open Seventh Course

Published on February 20, 2019

Desert Mountain is wrapping up work on its seventh golf course - the appropriately named No. 7 at Desert Mountain. Read more

Desert Mountain Club to Unveil Seventh Course

Published on February 16, 2019

Desert Mountain Club will unveil its seventh golf course, No. 7 at Desert Mountain course and clubhouse this spring, enhancing the exciting golf lifestyle experience in Arizona’s high desert. Read more

Desert Mountain Club to Unveil Seventh Course

Published on February 12, 2019

Already one of the most in-demand and innovative communities in the greater Phoenix area, Desert Mountain Club is about to unveil its seventh golf course, called simply No. 7 at Desert Mountain™. The new layout and accompanying clubhouse will enhance the exciting golf lifestyle experience Desert Mountain brings to Arizona’s high desert. Read more

Desert Mountain Prepares to Open Seventh Course

Published on February 8, 2019

Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, will open its seventh course – an 18-hole par three layout called ‘No. 7 at Desert Mountain’ – in spring 2019. Read more

Desert Mountain Club will unveil its seventh golf course, No. 7 at Desert Mountain™ course and clubhouse this spring, enhancing the exciting golf lifestyle experience in Arizona’s high desert. Read more

Imagine the roar if two players made back-to-back aces on the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale during the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Read more

5 Golf Industry Trends to Watch in 2019

Published on January 11, 2019

It’s that time of year to stare into the crystal ball and make some predictions. Not an easy task after last year: We doubt you had Jordan Speith ranking No. 184 on the PGA Tour in putting from 3 feet or Tiger Woods with a chance to win not one, but two majors on the back nine Sunday. We sure didn’t. We’re much more confident betting on these five golf industry trends in 2019. Read more

2019 Links Premier Property Guide

Published on January 1, 2019

For more than three decades, Desert Mountain has been recognized as one of the country's premier golf developments. Situated at an altitude of 4,500 feet in the picturesqe Sonoran Desert, Desert Mountain is perfectly positioned to take advantage of its location in the rolling hills. Famous for its six premier golf courses (with another on the way), the club has added a number of compelling off-the-course outdoor activities that further solidify its reputation. Read more

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