Wickenburg, Ariz. – Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club’s Big Wick Course recently collected top honors from Golf Advisor in the website’s listing of best courses of 2017. Golf Advisor, the leading source of golf course ratings and reviews by golfers, for golfers, voted Big Wick No. 1 in the United States for Course Conditions, the No. 1 Golf Course in Arizona and No. 9 overall in a ranking of the Top 50 Courses in the U.S.
According to Golf Advisor, course scores are based on their overall rating and subcategory average as voted on by Golf Advisor readers. Courses need a minimum of 10 reviews over the calendar year to be considered for their Best-of rankings. Golf Advisor is the leading source of golf course ratings and reviews by golfers, for golfers. Golf Advisor’s community of golfers share their first-hand experience at thousands of courses worldwide to help other golfers decide where to play their next round.
“We are honored that Big Wick is ranked on these Golf Advisor lists,” said Bill Brownlee, partner of M3 Companies, development partner in Wickenburg Ranch, and a co-designer along with Wendell Pickett of the Big Wick. “We artfully designed both courses to ensure that Wickenburg Ranch is among the state’s most enjoyable and elite golf experiences, and our presence on these lists is proof of that.”
The Golf & Social Club is the centerpiece of the Wickenburg Ranch community. The club’s 18-hole par 71 course, known as Big Wick, opened in 2015. Since opening, Big Wick has received numerous accolades including being named No. 4 on Golf Digest’s list of “Top 10 Best New Courses in North America” in 2015, named a “Top 5 Best Courses to Play in Arizona” by Golfweek in 2017 and No. 94 on Golfweek’s 2018 list of “Best Residential Courses in the U.S.”
Wickenburg Ranch, an active lifestyle resort community in historic Wickenburg, Arizona, is in a class by itself. Developed by Phoenix-based M3 Companies, the resort community offers a one-of-a-kind lifestyle, with beautiful homes from three feature builders. The dramatic desert surroundings and first-class amenities invite you to come outside and play.
Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club will ultimately become an exclusive private club reserved for members and their guests. For a limited time as the community builds out, the spectacular club will be open to a controlled amount of unaccompanied non-member play.
Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, manages the golf and club operations at the award-winning facility located just outside of Phoenix.
About Wickenburg Ranch
Located in historic Wickenburg, Ariz., Wickenburg Ranch is a luxurious all-ages community with a modern Western flair, offering championship golf, innovative home designs, and a five-star resort club built on a spectacular site overlooking the golf course and serene desert terrain. For more information visit WickenburgRanch.com or visit our newly renovated onsite Discovery Center. Follow Wickenburg Ranch on Facebook and Twitter.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Troon also specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International with properties located in 35 states and 33 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Connecticut; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; The Centurion Club in London, England; Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples in Florida; Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and Palmilla Golf Club in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.