Payson Golf Course is located among the pure beauty that makes North Central Arizona wonderful. Towering ponderosa pine trees, rolling hills, and the Majestic Mogollon Rim in the background are all present during this truly wonderful golfing experience. The course is 18 holes and plays 5854 yards from the back tees.
The course was designed by Frank Hughes and Russell Zakariasen and first opened in 1960. The course is under new ownership as of 2020 and the the new ownership has big plans including a new patio with a larger dining area and woodfired pizza being added to the menu. There are also plans in place to add a game room making the course more family friendly.
Payson's front nine is wide open and its back nine is more hilly. The greens are slow, and there is a creek that comes into play on seven holes. The Payson Golf Course sits at an elevation of 5,000 feet and has great mountain views and a cooler summer temperature than most other areas of Arizona. There are many pine trees that can alter your shots. The wildlife ranges from herds of elk to migrating geese and truly makes Payson Golf Course unique. This course is designed to create a fair challenge for all ability levels. The course provides the beauty and the challenge, you bring the game.
Payson Golf Course is open to the public and offers affordable membership packages that are a popular way to enjoy Payson Golf Course throughout the year. The Payson Golf Course also hosts a number of golf outings and events throughout the year. Payson Golf Course is located on Country Club Drive (Main Street) near the heart of Payson, Arizona.