8440 S. 35th Avenue
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 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. Golfers looking for a good value consider the drive to the southwest valley worthwhile.