“Redefined” Mountain Shadows Golf Resort to Open April 1

By | March 16, 2017

The public debut of the boutique resort in Paradise Valley, Ariz., will feature 183 guest rooms in a two-building complex, an adjacent luxury suite, a loft wing containing 42 units, and a corner restaurant. The 18-hole Mountain Shadows Golf Course has been completely redesigned as part of the project.

Changes in the Desert Wind


Notable shifts in one of the industry’s key markets, Scottsdale, Ariz., reflect how club and resort properties must respond to new trends in golf, recreation and leisure.

Mountain Shadows to be Rebuilt “From the Ground Up”

By | October 20, 2016

The original facility in Paradise Valley, Ariz., was built in 1959, and will be rebuilt as a 183-room luxury boutique hotel and resort. The $100 million resort, scheduled to debut in 2017, will feature 12,500 sq. ft. of indoor meeting and event space, 25,000 sq. ft. of outdoor space, Hearth ’61 restaurant, a par-3 golf course, two pools, fitness facility, boutique shop, guided hikes, and a yoga/cycle center.

Mountain Shadows Aims for February 14 Opening

By | September 21, 2016

The 183-room resort in Paradise Valley, Ariz., will feature an 18-hole golf course, Hearth ’61 restaurant, Rusty’s patio and lounge, two 75-foot swimming pools with cabanas, and a pool bar. The opening will bring an end to more than a decade of uncertainty over the property, which was the site of the former Marriott Mountain Shadows that closed in 2004.

Mountain Shadows Resort to be Rebuilt for $75M

By | July 14, 2016

The Paradise Valley, Ariz., resort originally opened in 1959 and was torn down in 2014. The new resort will include guest rooms, condos and suites, a restaurant, two pools, a fitness facility, a short course with 18 holes, 12,500 sq. ft. of indoor meeting space, and 25,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event space, including a roof deck with a private bar.

Momentum Continues as Northwood Club Transitions Management

By | July 22, 2013

Bob Leenhouts, CCM, has retired as the Dallas club’s GM/COO, capping a 42-year career in private club management. Leenhouts has been succeeded by his Assistant Manager, John McGee. Northwood will complete renovation of its clubhouse’s lower level this fall and begin construction of a new tennis facility next year.