By Bill Sangster

The Power Ranch Golf Course in Gilbert, Arizona, offers golfers 18 holes of spectacular championship golf that meander their way through the colorful desert surrounding the Queen Creek Wash while following along with every turn and subtle natural elevation change throughout the area.

With its neighbors being the San Tan and Superstition Mountain Ranges, it is no wonder Power Ranch Golf Club (formally the Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch) is known for its spectacular views and picturesque surroundings.

The par 71 Power Ranch Golf Club, located in the southeast Phoenix Valley, was designed by golf course architect Dick Bailey and stretches over 6,900 yards surrounded by beautiful homes and natural boarders that all seem to be in perfect harmony.

Numerous undulations and strategically placed mounds and bunkers combined with this natural setting creates a golf course that will challenge both the accomplish player while accommodating the novice player with its multiple tee boxes and wide-open fairways.

Power Ranch’s Head Golf Professional Ed Boyd talked about some major changes to both the greens and bunkers over the next 12-16 months.

TifEagle Bermuda Grass will replace the current Bermuda greens, and numerous bunkers throughout the course will be redesigned to better accommodate both the golfers and the pace of play,” he explained in a post-round interview. “The course is now open to the general public and that it’s prices will be competitive with surrounding courses.”

The Power Ranch Golf Club is also the home of “The Golf Academy at Power Ranch” owned and operated by Mike Schlund, a PGA teaching Pro who has cornered the market on providing golfers of all ages and ability with an opportunity to move their game to a higher level through both personal instruction. His computerized indoor/outdoor teaching lab that is equipped with the most modern camera and video feedback systems available.

Take a look for yourself at www.mikeschlundgolf.com