Whether you’re in the East Valley year round or part-time, you’re sure to take advantage of the beauty, weather, and golf courses available in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, and beyond. Dust off the golf clubs and come with me for a tour of the best east valley golf course communities where, in addition to golf, you can enjoy amenities like on-site restaurants, tennis courts, walking paths, and easy access to freeways and other attractions.
Located in the heart of East Mesa near McKellips and Higley Roads, the community offers a members-only golf club, family-friendly Alta Mesa Park with lighted basketball and sand volleyball courts, playgrounds, and horseshoes, and schools for all ages.
The Alta Mesa Golf Courts is an 18-hole championship course designed by Dick Phelps. The 160 acre course is 7,093 yards and includes eight lakes and a restaurant with outdoor patio overlooking the ninth and eighteenth greens.
If you’re looking for a family-friendly neighborhood near schools, restaurants, and freeways that includes the Dobson Ranch Golf Course, this is the place for you. Built in the late 1970’s, Dobson Ranch is making a post-recession comeback with newly renovated homes, townhouses, and apartments. While many have pools, you may choose to have one without and can take advantage of the pools at the community centers.
Community centers also include tennis courts and space to rent for events. There’s always something to do in or around Dobson Ranch in Mesa, AZ, so if your family is active and looking to be near Tempe, Chandler, and Gilbert, this is a great option for you.
Villages at Queen Creek
It wasn’t long ago that Queen Creek was that far off town where hardly anyone lived. Now it is a bustling area that includes parks, schools, restaurants, golf course, and city lifestyle without the traffic and noise. Located at Ellsworth and Ocotillo Roads, the Villages at Queen Creek is a master planned community of more than 1,500 homes ranging from 1,000-4,000 square feet.
Meandering through this community Las Colinas Golf Course offers golfers at all levels some of the best views of the San Tan Mountains. Stay on the course and keep an eye out for desert wildlife! The on-site restaurant offers a place for golfers to meet, eat, and discuss their game.
In addition to the golf course, the Villages at Queen Creek offers families an open greenbelt, community pool, parks, and schools for all ages making it a sought after community for couples and growing families.
Located near Warner and Val Vista Roads in Gilbert, AZ, just a few minutes from US 60 and SR 202, Western Skies provides safety, security, and activities for residents of all ages.
Whether you’re seeking to downsize or support a growing family, the Western Skies community offers golf, Gilbert public, churches, and two airports within a 20-minute drive. This is especially appealing to travelers who want access to Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix as well as Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in nearby Mesa.
The Western Skies Golf Club offers views of the Superstition Mountains and is a great course whether you’re a beginner or novice golfer. If you want to have fun on a newly renovated course and enjoy drinks and a meal at Mulligans, this is the community for you!
Often called one of the Valley’s best kept secrets, Superstition Springs Golf Club offers the private club experience at a public golf course. Located in the heart of Mesa near Power and Baseline Roads, just a few minutes from the US 60, this course offers an expansive practice facility that includes PGA teachers, full-service golf shop, dining, and banquet venues, making it a popular place for golfers and non-golfers alike.
Fountain of the Sun (55+)
This might be a 55+ community but they’ve made a change to the golf course. It’s worth noting the course is no longer members-only and is open to the public. If that matters to you, consider looking elsewhere, but we think it’s definitely worth a look!
Located near the US 60 and SR 202 in Mesa, Fountain of the Sun offers residents amenities including swimming pool, pickle ball court, shuffleboard court, billiard room, horseshoes, cards, library, fitness and community rooms. There’s always something to do here!
Encanterra Country Club by Trilogy (55+)
Are you seeking a retirement community that includes the members-only country club lifestyle without being too far from friends and family? Encanterra Country Club by Trilogy is the place for you!
Located in San Tan Valley, formerly Queen Creek, the Encanterra community offers all-ages as well as a 55+ community. Amenities at the country club are open to all and includes three swimming pools, fitness center, tennis and pickle ball courts, dining options, event venue, and 18-hole par 72 private golf course designed by Tom Lehman.
Whether you’re looking to be close to the freeways in Mesa and Gilbert or off the beaten path a little bit out in Queen Creek or San Tan Valley, there’s an east valley golf course community for you!
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