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Mirabel Golf Club reaches golf membership cap

Mirabel, Scottsdale’s premier golf club, has reached its maximum capacity in golf memberships. As many private golf clubs across the country struggle to maintain and grow membership, this is a true testament to Mirabel’s prominence and reputation in the industry. Originally set at 350, the golf membership cap was lowered to 275 in 2012 in order to maintain the Club’s close-knit community atmosphere.

“Meeting our golf membership cap is a direct result of Mirabel’s remarkable, luxury golf club experience,” said Mirabel General Manager, Randy St. John, CCM. “In addition to our amenities, the members have built a welcoming and desirable community that makes Mirabel one of the best private clubs in the Southwest.”

A Tom Fazio designed course, Mirabel is one of the most honored private golf courses in Scottsdale and has been regularly recognized by Golfweek, GOLF Magazine and Arizona Foothills Magazine as among the best private golf clubs in the United States.

There are still a limited number of social memberships, and Mirabel will offer future golf memberships through a market-based pricing program as they become available. Market-based pricing allows the price of membership to fluctuate according to supply and demand, as opposed to being tied to a set initiation fee.

Member satisfaction is a priority at Mirabel and benefits include access to the award-winning golf course, comprehensive tennis and fitness programs, a variety of year-round dining options and a resort-sized swimming pool with private cabanas. Members are also granted exclusive access to the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Desert Lodge clubhouse.


Lodge at Ventana Canyon Plans Major Renovation

Arizona’s leading golf resort and club, The Lodge at Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club, today announces the first phase of the property’s multi-million dollar renovation. This first phase of the renovation, set to complete in January of 2015, will update all one-bedroom suites while the second and third phase, to start following the completion of the first phase, will debut revamped dining areas, a pool and Jacuzzi spa, and an expanded Golf House and Golf Academy. The all-suite property has completed a renovation to the common areas, including the lobby, fitness center, patios and a portion of the grounds.

“We are confident that these significant property enhancements will only further benefit the overall guest and member experience and will establish this property as a true gem in Tucson,” says CEO and General Manager George White. “We look forward to exceeding expectations for Tucsonans and visitors alike.”

The renovations begin with new furniture, bathrooms and kitchens in all one-bedroom 800 square feet King and Double Queen Suites. The formal dining and banquet space, the Catalina and Sabino Rooms, are getting a fresh, new look as part of the first phase. Second phase plans include renovation of the property‚s popular dining area, the Ventana Bar, which will be completely revamped to feature indoor/outdoor patio seating facing the pristine Catalina Mountains. The Lodge will also unveil a brand new resort-style pool and Jacuzzi spa, perfect for all ages. Finally, plans call for a renovated Golf House, which will include expansion of the Golf Academy.

“Our outstanding customer service and dedicated staff have helped The Lodge at Ventana Canyon become a recognized and sought after resort,” says Director of Sales and Marketing Chris Sabala. “The new space, renowned teaching staff and overall expansion will help catapult The Lodge at Ventana Canyon to a top-tier luxury property in Tucson.”

The Lodge is world famous for their award-winning Tom Fazio designed golf courses, as well as a premier tennis complex that includes a newly renovated 600-seat stadium court. In addition to being an all-suite boutique resort, The Lodge is complemented with a high-end country club, offering premier services and amenities to members that fit all lifestyles. With a focus on younger families and professionals, The Club will cater to locals and avid golfers near and far, providing members complete access to the extensive and updated facilities on property. Located in a well-maintained and gated community, The Lodge at Ventana Canyon is a place for community and family.

“Here on our property you can be a member for a day or for a lifetime,” says White. “From golf to tennis to social, the club offers a variety of memberships that will truly fit any type of lifestyle.”

Located in the private affluent community of Ventana Canyon in Tucson, Ariz., just 30 minutes from the Tucson International Airport, The Lodge at Ventana Canyon is a premiere destination for both out of state guests and locals. Boasting the most photographed golf hole west of the Mississippi and a multitude of programming options to choose from, The Lodge reflects the highest in Southwestern hospitality having been ranked a AAA Four-Diamond resort for 19 consecutive years.


Mirabel Ranked No. 1 Private Golf Club by AZ Golf Insider Magazine

AZ Golf Insider Magazine has ranked Mirabel Golf Club in North Scottsdale the best private golf club in Arizona.

“Mirabel is exceedingly pleased to have been ranked as the best private golf club in Arizona, especially knowing those who responded to the poll were largely members of other private clubs and/or guests of our own members,” says Michael Ryan, the general manager at Mirabel.

Earlier this year, members of the Arizona Golf Association took part in a survey to choose the top 10 public and private clubs out of the of the state’s more than 350 courses. In addition to being chosen as the No. 1 private course, Mirabel scored high marks when it came to questions about its clubhouse, dining, pro shop, individual holes and best overall experience.

“Our Tom Fazio-designed course, spectacular setting and high level of service sets us apart from other clubs,” Ryan says. “We pride ourselves on making member satisfaction our No. 1 priority and think we really go above and beyond to ensure Mirabel is a wonderful experience for our members and guests.”

Mirabel has been regularly recognized by Golfweek, GOLF Magazine and The Arizona Republic as among the best private golf clubs in the U.S.

“With the Arizona Golf Association representing a broad spectrum of the golfing population, what this award from that affinity group means to me is that recognition for the Mirabel Experience has transcended the boundaries of a private club and now exists within Arizona golf as a whole,” Ryan says.

The member owned and controlled club recently voted to lower the total number of golf memberships from 350 to 275 and social memberships from 125 to 50. Property ownership within the community is not required for membership, but those interested should act quickly. Membership is “invitation only.”

For more information on Mirabel, visit mirabelmembership.com.

Mirabel Golf Club

37100 N. Mirabel Club Dr., Scottsdale
(480) 437-1500