Sun City West Arizona is an unincorporated golf retirement community with 17,300 residences developed by Del Webb Corporation. Approximately 35,000 people call Sun City West home. Residents are entitled to use four Sun City West recreation centers, 3 indoor pools, 3 outdoor swimming pools, bowling, billiards, tennis courts, handball courts, pickle ball courts, racquetball courts, pet park, softball field, over 100 established clubs and many year-round activities.
Sun City West, Arizona, is a Del Webb master-planned community located 15 miles northwest of Phoenix. Sun City West is an age-restricted community requiring that at least one member of each household be 55 year of age and no permanent resident can be under 19 years of age. There is no age restriction on ownership.
Sun City West has a 1,200 seat social hall; arts and crafts rooms for ceramics, stained glass, silver craft, photography, sewing, woodworking, painting and weaving; a 300-seat theater; a library; a picnic area; and a playground for children.
Sun City West also has many recreational, social and craft clubs that relate to a particular hobby, vocation or special field of interest. Residents pay a modest annual fee for the use of all the recreational facilities throughout the community.
Several financial institutions, brokerage firms, restaurants, Del Webb Hospital and other businesses are conveniently located within Sun City West to serve everyday needs. Sun City West has two large shopping centers plus more than 75 other shops and stores. Arrowhead Town Center. a regional shopping mall, is 15 minutes east of Sun City West.
Homes in Sun City West range from approximately 700 square feet for a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment-style unit to 3,500 plus square feet for the larger homes. Many homes are built on golf course lots, providing homeowners spectacular verdant views of the golf course.
Sun City West Golf Courses
There are nine golf courses in Sun City West. Pebblebrook Golf Course, Grandview Golf Course, Deer Valley Golf Course and Trail Ridge Golf Course are championship courses. Stardust Golf Course, Echo Mesa Golf Course and Desert Trails Golf Course are executive-length courses. Hillcrest Golf Course is owned by John Jacobs School of Golf and is open to all residents and the public. Briarwood Golf Course and Country Club is Sun City West’s only country club. It features golf, swimming and tennis.
Trail Ridge Golf Course
This course has a climate typical for the high desert. Ponds come into play on six holes. Some of the tees and greens are elevated. The course was built on predominantly flat terrain, but some holes are very hilly.
Pebblebrook Golf Course
The 18-hole course at the Pebblebrook Golf Course facility in Sun City West, Arizona, features 6,460 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.
Grandview Golf Course
This course will challenge the best of golfers because it has water hazards on four holes and a varying assortment of sand bunkers. The signature hole is #13, a 578-yard, par 5 requiring a shot over water.
Deer Valley Golf Course
This beautiful course has over 800 palm trees scattered throughout its design. The course has many dogleg fairways, and the terrain is rolling. The extremely large greens are undulating and difficult to read at times. Five of the greens are double-tiered, and almost all the greens are either framed by palm trees or sand bunkers. The course has ten ponds that come into play on five holes.
Sun City West Organizations