Monthly Golf Tips

This blog is packed with great advice and golf tips geared towards taking your golf game to the next level. Whether you're a golfer with years of experience or a beginner learning how to play golf, our tips will help you better understand the game and play your best.


4 Ways to Improve Your Golf & Fitness Health in ArizonaSuperstition Mountain Golf & Country Club’s new golf and fitness program combines golf instruction, fitness and physical therapy to help athletes achieve more with their golf swings. Three experts share their combined areas of expertise to help residents to improve not only their game but overall health and fitness levels.
Improve Your Golf Swing with Tai Chi in PhoenixAt Superstition Mountain, members of the private golf club in East Valley Phoenix have full access to a variety of fitness classes and wellness programs. The most recent addition to the line up is Tai Chi, which will be hosted every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
5 Best Golf Swing Tips that will Improve your Shot AccuracyA skill that appears effortless takes quite some time to hone and master – like hitting a golf ball straight. If you’re looking to add a consistent straight golf shot into your arsenal and reduce the number of shanked balls, look no further. Check out these tips from our Mike Malaska-led instructor team to help improve your shot accuracy.
5 Golf Warm Up Exercises - Helpful TipsStudy shows that Dr. Ben Langdon, head Sports Scientist at PGA National Training Academy at Belfry conducted research on pre-round routines and the effects on drive distances. Two pre-round routines were stacked up against a control group to determine which produced the furthest distance off the tee.
4 Ways to Improve Your Golf Game - Helpful TipsGive your golf game a boost from your drive to your last put. Next time you’re on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, put this round of tips and drills from Mike Malaska's golf lessons and team of instructors to the test to improve your golf game.
4 Golf Training Tips for New or Returning GolfersGolf is a fantastic way to enjoy the great outdoors and spark some healthy competition between friends and family. Home to two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, members of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club have access to 36 holes of award-winning golf. For those interested in picking up a new hobby or returning to the sport after some time off, check out a few refresher tips below.
Best Golf Tips for the New YearLet's start the New Year off right. Before heading out for your next outing in the golf course communities in Gilbert, AZ, take a look at some of the top golf tips provided by our certified instructors.
3 Easy Golf Swing TipsGive your golf game a boost from the long and short game. Next time you’re on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, give these golf tips and drills a try from our Mike Malaska Golf Academy of instructors to improve your golf game.
Mike Malaska - Golf Tips to Help Your GameSpectacular golf is always available at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, even while the courses undergo state-of-the-art bunker renovations, we are proud to continue offering 18 holes of play for our members. As we head into summer, we caught up with our Mike Malaska Golf Academy team of instructors for this month’s round up of tips and drills to improve your golf game.
Monthly Round of Golf Tips 3 Ways to improve your game
Monthly Round of Golf Tips: BunkersCheck out these tips and see if they help you game!
Monthly Round of Golf TipsOur instructors offered up tips and drills to help improve aspects of your golf game


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Award-Winning Golf at Superstition MountainSuperstition Mountain is known as one of the leading golf communities in Arizona and for good reason. With two courses by renowned designer Jack Nicklaus, it’s no wonder the club has been recognized by both Golfweek and Golfworld magazine as a premier golf destination. If you haven’t had the opportunity to experience our courses for yourself, here’s everything you need to know.
Upcoming Golf Events In ArizonaGolf is absolutely one of the best things to do in Phoenix during the Fall/Winter season. Cool weather and clear skies make it the perfect time to hit the links on one of our Nicklaus designed golf courses or test your skills in one of these upcoming golf events.
5 Golf Fashion Trends for FallAs we head into fall and cooler weather, golf fashion is heating up here at Superstition Mountain. At our private, golf course community, we believe golfers are more likely to play their best when they feel their best. Our club merchandiser, Betsy Miller, shares some of the hot fashion items golfers should be on the lookout for as we get ready for the fall and winter seasons.
Top Tips For New GolfersAugust is National Golf Month, which means it’s the perfect time to brush up on your skills and get into the swing of things before golf season in Arizona begins to heat up. For those who are looking to get into the sport, there’s no better time than now to begin learning the basics. Here are a few tips for new golfers to keep in mind.
5 Upcoming Arizona Charity Golf EventsSuperstition Mountain Golf and Country Club values giving back to the community, and there’s no better way for members of our private, golf course community to do so than through golf. Whether you like to participate or just want to support a great cause while watching the action unfold, here are a few upcoming charity golf events you won’t want to miss.
How to Celebrate Women's Golf MonthJune is Women's Golf Month. At Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we’re proud to be a home to many outstanding women golfers of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just learning the game, Superstition Mountain encourages women of all ages and skill levels to get involved in the sport of golf.
4 Reasons Why Arizona Golf Courses are Ideal for GolfersArizona is a popular destination for golf lovers across the country. Whether it’s our outstanding golf events, gorgeous weather or pristine courses, Arizona attracts golfers year-round. Here are a few reasons why Arizona is the best state for year-round golf.
Upcoming Golf Tournaments in Arizona The weather may be heating up, but the golf isn’t slowing down here in Arizona. Enjoy playing a round here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club on our two Nicklaus Design golf courses or check out some of the events happening nearby. Here are a few Arizona golf happenings coming up this summer.
4 Ways to Improve Your Golf & Fitness Health in ArizonaSuperstition Mountain Golf & Country Club’s new golf and fitness program combines golf instruction, fitness and physical therapy to help athletes achieve more with their golf swings. Three experts share their combined areas of expertise to help residents to improve not only their game but overall health and fitness levels.
Upcoming Golf Tournaments in Arizona As we enter spring, golf season is heating up here in Arizona and there are plenty of events happening across the Valley that are sure to keep you busy. Whether you’re looking to play or just want to watch the action, here are a few upcoming events to check out.
Meet LPGA Tournament of Champions: Lindsey WeaverOur membership roster includes several LPGA players, four of which are teeing up for this year’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup tournament. We sat down with LPGA champion, Lindsey Weaver, to talk shop and learn how she prepares for big tournaments.
Meet LPGA Tournament of Champions: Dana FinkelsteinOur membership roster includes several LPGA players, four of which are teeing up for this year’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup tournament. We sat down with LPGA champion, Dana Finkelstein, to talk shop and learn how she prepares for big tournaments.
Meet LPGA Tournament of Champions: Carlota CigandaOur membership roster includes several LPGA players, four of which are teeing up for this year’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup tournament. We sat down with LPGA champion, Carlota Ciganda, to talk shop and learn how she prepares for big tournaments.
Best Golf Destination: Superstition Mountain in ArizonaWhether you’re looking for a full day of golf or a quick morning round, our all-inclusive club gives golfers everything they need to have the best experience possible. Here are a few of the many things that make Superstition Mountain a great place to enjoy a day out on the green.
Tips to Have the Best Day at the Waste Management Phoenix OpenEach year, thousands of spectators from around the country are drawn to a Scottsdale, Arizona golf course for what has been called the Greatest Show on Grass. Here are a few tips to ensure you have a great day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Upcoming Golf Tournaments in Arizona Even in the heart of winter, golf season never slows down here in Arizona. Now is the perfect time to brush up on your golf skills. Whether you’re participating or spectating, be sure to check out these events.
Junior Achievement of Arizona Open Golf Tournament The Open 4 Business Golf Tournament has been the number one golf fundraiser in Arizona for the past five years, raising money to support programs for Arizona students. Here’s some information about Junior Achievement (JA) and why it’s important for students across Arizona.
3 Reasons Why Club Fittings are ImportantAt Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we’re always looking for ways to help our members have a better game on the golf course. If you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, a club fitting could be a game changer. Here are a few key facts about club fittings and why getting fitted can be beneficial.
Upcoming Golf Tournaments in Arizona The calendar year may be coming to a close, but Arizona’s golf season is in full swing with several exciting tournaments and events around the Valley. Mark your calendar and get your clubs ready because the Arizona Golf Association (AGA) has plenty of events planned through November and December to keep you busy watching or playing.
Overseeding Schedule in Arizona Golf Course at Superstition Mountain Fall in Phoenix means a couple of things for members of our private golf club in Phoenix, Arizona. First, this time of year brings cooler temperatures in the morning, making your early round of golf that much better. And second, it usually means the course is due for a seasonal face lift.
Improve Your Golf Swing with Tai Chi in PhoenixAt Superstition Mountain, members of the private golf club in East Valley Phoenix have full access to a variety of fitness classes and wellness programs. The most recent addition to the line up is Tai Chi, which will be hosted every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
Upcoming Golf Events in ArizonaThe golf season is picking up as Arizona is hosting numerous tournaments across the Valley and with fall around the corner, the Arizona Golf Association (ACA) has many exciting golf events planned. At Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we hosted the Southwest PGA Professional Championship and are proud to announce our very own Matt Brooks and Milo Lines are qualified for the PGA Professional Championship.
5 Best Golf Swing Tips that will Improve your Shot AccuracyA skill that appears effortless takes quite some time to hone and master – like hitting a golf ball straight. If you’re looking to add a consistent straight golf shot into your arsenal and reduce the number of shanked balls, look no further. Check out these tips from our Mike Malaska-led instructor team to help improve your shot accuracy.
5 Golf Warm Up Exercises - Helpful TipsStudy shows that Dr. Ben Langdon, head Sports Scientist at PGA National Training Academy at Belfry conducted research on pre-round routines and the effects on drive distances. Two pre-round routines were stacked up against a control group to determine which produced the furthest distance off the tee.
4 Ways to Improve Your Golf Game - Helpful TipsGive your golf game a boost from your drive to your last put. Next time you’re on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, put this round of tips and drills from Mike Malaska's golf lessons and team of instructors to the test to improve your golf game.
Reasons Why You Should get a Country Club MembershipSuperstition Mountain's Associate Golf membership is perfect for the hardworking young professional who would golf all day if they could. Designed for the executive or couple under the age of 40, this membership offers 36 holes of Nicklaus designed championship golf, access to our practice facilities and range, golf lessons for all levels and more.
Private Golf Country Club TrendsHaving worked in the golf industry for nearly 40 years, I can tell you firsthand that golf clubs are not what they used to be. And this isn’t a bad thing. In fact, there was a time when golf was the driving factor in membership sales and men were the primary decision-makers for membership purchases.
4 Golf Training Tips for New or Returning GolfersGolf is a fantastic way to enjoy the great outdoors and spark some healthy competition between friends and family. Home to two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, members of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club have access to 36 holes of award-winning golf. For those interested in picking up a new hobby or returning to the sport after some time off, check out a few refresher tips below.
Golf Course Bunker Renovation - What to ExpectGolf bunkers is known as the rarely loved, often hated yet defining aspect of numerous golf courses around the world. As a significant feature of any golf course, general managers, superintendents and course owners eventually face the proverbial music and give these course hazards some TLC. No matter the size, a bunker renovation is no simple feat and requires a few essentials.
Best Golf Tips for the New YearLet's start the New Year off right. Before heading out for your next outing in the golf course communities in Gilbert, AZ, take a look at some of the top golf tips provided by our certified instructors.
Upcoming Golf Tournaments in Arizona The golf season is picking up as Arizona plays host to numerous tournaments across the Valley. With beautiful weather, the Arizona Golf Association (ACA) has exciting golf events planned, and the Valley will be on the national stage for the “best show on grass,” this month.
5 Golf Bag Essentials You Need in ArizonaAnytime is the perfect time to try out one of the most pristine golf courses in Arizona at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club. As any golfer knows, the gear you carry can make all the difference between a great day and one you’d rather forget. Before heading out to enjoy our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, make sure your bag is well stocked for a day on the greens with these essential items.
5 Reasons for Retirement Planning in ArizonaHome to great weather, greater golf and more, the Grand Canyon State and home to our golf course communities in Arizona is often considered as one of the best places to retire. For those seeking there forever home to cherish this next chapter of life, look no further than Arizona. See below for five great reasons to consider Arizona as a retirement destination.
3 Easy Golf Swing TipsGive your golf game a boost from the long and short game. Next time you’re on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, give these golf tips and drills a try from our Mike Malaska Golf Academy of instructors to improve your golf game.
2 Ways to Improve Your Golf Game - Helpful TipsIs your driving distance keeping your golf game down? Crush the long ball on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses with these driving tips from our Mike Malaska Academy team of instructors for this month’s round up of tips and drills to improve your golf game.
3 of the Best Golf Games to Play during your RoundMembers of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club enjoy spectacular play on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses. Up-the-ante when hitting the links with your next foursome and give these different variations of the great game of golf a try.
4 Golf Exercises that will Improve your GameHoning your golf game goes beyond the practice range. In order to maximize your play in our two Nicklaus-designed courses in our gated golf course community, members often increase their strength, stamina and flexibility in the gym of our resort-styled clubhouse. Add these exercises to your gym routine to improve your overall fitness and benefit your golf game.
Employee Spotlight: Mark Gurnow, General ManagerThe success of our private golf course community is due in part to our incredible staff. Here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we want to showcase the amazing talent we have on our team. Before hitting the links, get to know General Manager and golf industry veteran, Mark Gurnow, in his own words.
Meet LPGA Golfer Mina HarigaeProfessional LPGA Golfer, Mina Harigae recently accepted an invitation to call Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club her home course. Our golf course community is excited to welcome Mina to the Superstition Mountain family and look forward to following and supporting her on the LPGA journey. We recently sat down for a brief Q&A with Miss Harigae, to get to know the newest member of our community.
State of Golf Industry with Mark GurnowWith nearly 40 years in the industry and numerous professional awards and accolades, Mark Gurnow, Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club’s General Manager, knows a thing or two about the golf world. We recently sat down with the GM of our private golf course community to ask his take on the state of the industry and where he expects it to go.
Golf Tips and Drills with Mike MalaskaFollow along for a monthly round up of golf tips and drills .
Patrick Peterson gives golf dream to local golfer Travis KreiterCheck out this article by ESPN Staff Writer Josh Weinfuss. PATRICK PETERSON GIVES GOLF DREAM TO L...
How to Fix Divots, Ball Marks, and Rake BunkersCheck out this quick video on divots, fix ball marks and bunkers
February Golf EventsArizona plays host to numerous tournaments across the Valley
Winter Lawn - Plant Care From our GroundskeepersHere are a few simple steps you can take to keep your lawn healthy during the winter months.
Go the Distance with Your DriverTry out these tips and drills to add yardage to your drive.
Traveling with your Golf Gear Check out these tips to keep your clubs safe and sound on your next trip.
Driving Drills to Help You Dominate Your Golf GameIt all starts with the tee off. Your initial drive will make or break how you play the rest of th...
September Golf Events in the ValleyCheck out these golf events happening this month!
Sharing the Game of Golf with Your KidsHere are quick tips to help engage your kids in this timeless sport.
5 Extremely Effective Putting DrillsHere are drills and tips rated to be the most effective, and to have the greatest effect on your game.
Golf Lingo For BeginnersTake a look at some of our favorite, more unique, golf terms.
August Golf EventsDespite the warm weather there are plenty of exciting golf events across the Valley this month.
Keep it clean - tips to clean your clubsRead on for helpful tip on how to keep your clubs looking good