Verrado Founders Golf Course, situated in Buckeye, Arizona, is a highly regarded golfing destination that offers players a challenging and visually captivating experience. Renowned for its picturesque desert setting, well-crafted layout, and commitment to providing an exceptional golf experience, Verrado Founders Course has earned a place among the top courses in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Designed by John Fought and Tom Lehman, Verrado Founders Golf Course opened its fairways in 2004. The architects skillfully integrated the course with the natural surroundings, resulting in a layout that seamlessly blends with the Sonoran Desert landscape.
Verrado Golf Club – Founders Course is characterized by its rolling fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and greens that require precision in approach shots and putting. The layout incorporates elevation changes, native desert vegetation, and breathtaking mountain views that enhance the visual appeal of the course.
One of the standout features of Verrado Founders Golf Course is its commitment to providing a high-quality golfing experience. The course is meticulously maintained, ensuring consistent playing conditions for golfers. The attention to detail in both the design and maintenance contributes to the overall enjoyment of the round.
The course’s design encourages strategic thinking and careful shot planning. Golfers will find themselves navigating a variety of hazards and obstacles that test their skills and decision-making abilities.
The aesthetics of Verrado Founders Course are enhanced by the panoramic views of the nearby White Tank Mountains and the surrounding Sonoran Desert. These vistas create a captivating backdrop that adds to the overall allure of the course.
Verrado Golf Club – Founders Course offers a range of amenities to enhance the golfing experience. The clubhouse features facilities for pre-round preparation, post-game relaxation, and dining. The pro shop offers golf equipment, apparel, and accessories to cater to the needs of golfers. Practice facilities, including a driving range and putting greens, allow players to warm up and refine their skills.
Verrado Golf Club also serves as a venue for events, tournaments, and outings. Its picturesque setting and challenging layout make it an attractive choice for golf-related gatherings and competitive play.
1 -10 Course Rating by Meridian’s Golf Specialists: 9
Dress Code: Collared shirt and bermuda shorts required. No denim.
Practice Facilities: Driving range, putting green, and chipping green
19th Hole: The Verrado Grille restaurant offers a menu unparalleled to traditional golf course dining. The restaurant combines impeccable service, a lively atmosphere, and incredible views to provide an unforgettable experience. Additionally, the open patio, unique indoor and outdoor bar, and spacious seating allow for spectacular viewing of the Sonoran Desert sunsets.
Recommended Handicap: From the tips, it stretches nearly 7,300 yards and gives the accomplished player a rigorous test of golf. But Fought and Lehman put four tee boxes on each hole, giving players of all abilities a fair chance at par. In fact, the forward tees on each hole connect with the fairway, taking all forced carries out of the equation. Any level golfer will enjoy the playability while still being challenged by the great layout.
Drive: Verrado Golf Club Founders Course is about a 45-minute drive from Meridian CondoResorts.