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We-Ko-Pa Golf Resort

18200 E. Toh Vee , Fort McDowell Fort Mcdowell, AZ 85264 | Outside the Valley | 480-836-9000

Location Description:

We-Ko-Pa's Cholla course is not for your twice-a-year golfer — it's a beast. In other words, if you're not in the fairway, you're screwed — and that's what makes it awesome. By the end of your round, you'll either swear off golf forever or think you're ready for the PGA Tour. The course has become the standard for desert golf and, in 2001, was named by Sports Illustrated as one of the 10 best new public courses in the world. The challenges of playing at one of the most difficult desert courses in the country aside, the place is gorgeous. Snaking its way through a mountainous desert landscape, Cholla provides views of the Valley that are worth the 110 strokes (and roughly 10 golf balls claimed by the desert) it will take your average golfer to complete the 7,225-yard course.

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Business Description

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club is a daily fee golf facility that consists of the original 18 holes, the Cholla Course designed by Scott Miller, and a second 18 holes, the Saguaro Course, designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw which opened for play in 2006.