Mt. Graham Golf Club is recognized as one of the best in Arizona

Mt. Graham Golf Club is recognized as one of the best in Arizona

Contributor photo/courtesy Graham County Chamber of Commerce: Mt. Graham golf course was rated 17th best in Arizona.

Article contributed by Brooke Curley / Graham County Chamber of Commerce

SAFFORD – The Graham County Chamber of Commerce announces recognition for Mt. Graham Golf Club receiving number 17 for Best Golf Course in Arizona!

According to Golfpass Online, Mt. Graham Golf Club is number 17 for Golfers’ Choice 2023: Best Golf Courses in Arizona, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Our golf course contains 18 holes and was opened in 1974. It measures 6,354 yards from the longest tees and contains three sets of tees for different skill levels. The course is owned by the town of Safford and managed by Troon Golf and Club Management.

Fred Barquin, president of the Mount Graham Golf Association, was delighted with the news.

“We work hand in hand to make it a very welcoming place,” he said. “It reflects our community involvement. With 160 members where we constantly seek to improve it.

Barquin said club manager Dominic Curran should be recognized for his work at the club. Additionally, he said the town of Safford should be commended for bringing the course back to life.

“We can do more by working together than anything else,” Barquin said.

Safford Town Council member Arnold Lopez said the recognition is a result of running the course.

“It’s really great to have this recognition, it’s something to highlight in our community,” he said. “So we can let everyone know, come visit us! When you come to eat in our stores, don’t forget to play golf and don’t forget to watch the telescopes.

To consult Golfpass, click here.

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