"Best Public Golf Course, West Side" – Phoenix New Times 2008
Aguila 18 Hole Championship Course
8440 S. 35th Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339
(On 35th Avenue just South of Baseline)
602-237-9601 - Tee Time Line
Eagle's Nest Café
Golf Course/Driving Range Hours of Operation
Open daily, one half-hour before dawn - one half-hour after dusk, including holidays, year round.
Set beneath the dramatic backdrop of South Mountain, the largest municipal mountain park in the world, this Gary Panks designed course recently underwent a bunker renovation and is the new crowned jewel of Phoenix's municipal golf courses. This $6.5 million, 210-acre facility features an 18-Hole Championship Course and a 9-hole course. This links designed course offers a challenging layout and design and fairways and greens flanked by numerous bunkers. Transition areas feature native grasses and wildflowers of the Sonoran Desert. Aguila, surrounded by scenic mountain views and Phoenix's downtown skyline, welcomes all levels of golfers from beginners to expert (scratch) golfers. The 18-Hole Championship Course features three lakes coming into play on five holes, with continuous cart paths and four sets of tees. Aguila Golf Course is the former site of a family farm. Its name is Spanish for "Eagle." The Aguila logo adopts an ancient Aztec design of an eagle and is available for purchase on golf hats and apparel in the pro shop.
The Aguila Pro Shop, staffed by the Head Golf Professional, is a full-service facility, featuring apparel, shoes, clubs, rental clubs, golf bags, and golf accessories for men, women and junior golfers.
Eagle's Nest Café
The restaurant features a grill menu for breakfast and lunch, and offers beer and wine. Open sunrise to sunset. The Eagle's Nest Café features indoor seating for 50, with outdoor tent facilities that accommodate 144 people. For catering of special events, contact Richard Gonzales at (602) 568-1968.
Golf lessons, taught by PGA and LPGA members, are provided to individuals and groups. Clinics and video lessons are also available. Lessons are scheduled individually by the instructor. Call the golf course of your choice to set up a private or group lesson.
Clinics for beginners, intermediate and advanced golfers are scheduled throughout the year. Junior clinics are offered in the summer and fall. For scheduling and rates call Laura Yotter, Golf Resource Development Coordinator at (602) 262-5088 or e-mail email@example.com.
Aguila Golf Course hosts a variety of tournaments. Booking is recommended a year in advance for weekend dates, and all requests for tournaments after initial screening should be directed to Laura Yotter, Golf Resource Development Coordinator at (602) 262-5088 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more detailed tournament information and to fill out a tournament request form, click here.
Youth Golf Classes
PGA/LPGA professionals teach golf to area youth, ages 8 to 17, in year-round, low cost, classes which typically last about a month. To register, individuals should sign up at the golf course. Golf classes are halted in October to accommodate reseeding of the practice tees with winter grass. Click here for more information and the current Junior Golf schedule.