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Important News

The Bear Course & Driving Range will be CLOSED from Monday, September 24, 2018 – Sunday, October 7, 2018 for Overseeding.
During this time, the Cub Course will be open for play.

Saturday Junior Golf Classes: Every Saturday Morning - Learn the Fundamentals of Golf, Play Games, and Have Fun!

PGA PROFESSIONAL PACKAGES - Call Brian Calhoun, available year-round, (480-560-6668) or Mike Barnett, available October through mid-May, (480-540-7066) to schedule.

  • PAR: $49 - One, 30-minute lesson, 2 large range buckets
  • BIRDIE: $99 - Three, 30-minute lessons
  • EAGLE: $235 - Five, 30-minute lessons plus a 1-hour on course playing lesson
  • ALBATROSS: $299 - Four, 60-minute lessons plus a 1-hour on course playing lesson
  • MEGAPRO: $399 - Five, 60-minute lessons plus one 2-hour on course playing lesson

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PGA Professional Rates

Adult Private Lessons 1/2 Hour 45 Mins. 1 Hour
Single Lesson $40 $55 $70
Series of 3 $110 $150 $190
Series of 5 $175 $235 $295
Junior Private Lessons 1/2 Hour   45 Mins. 1 Hour 
Single Lesson $35 $50 $60
Series of 3 $95 $135 $165
Series of 5 $150 199 $250
Adult Group Lessons 1 Hour   3 Hours
2 Students  $40 each       $105 each
3 Students  $35 each    $90 each
4 Students  $30 each    $75 each
Practice & Play Special Adult per person       Junior per person  
Five 1/2-hour lessons plus 1-hour playing lesson  $235     $199  
Five 45-minute lessons plus 1-hour playing lesson  $295    $250  
Five 1-hour lessons plus 2-hour playing lesson $395   $345  



Golf is a great way for co-workers to build teamwork and entertain clients. Why not entertain them with a game improving instructional golf clinic limited specifically to your company?
One-hour hands-on instructional clinics are just $30 per person (limited to 8 participants).
30-minute demonstrational clinics (participants just watch and learn, don't hit golf balls) are just $30 per person and include lunch and a drink in the Bear's Den Grille (limited to 40 participants). pdfClick here for invitation flyer.
Instructor: Call Brian Calhoun at 480-560-6668.


Apprentice Rates

Adult Private Lessons 1/2 Hour 1 Hour
Single Lesson $35 $60
Series of 3 $95 $160
Series of 5 $150 $245
Junior Private Lessons    
Single Lesson $30 $45
Series of 3 $80 $110
Series of 5 $125 $175
Group Lessons  1/2 Hour 1 Hour
2 Students (Per Person) $35 each $60 each
3 Students (Per Person) $30 each $55 each
4 Students (Per Person) $25 each $45 each
Playing Lessons 9 Holes 18 Holes
1 Student $150 $225
2 Students (Per Person) $80 $135
3 Students (Per Person) $60 $95

mikeMike Barnett, Director of Instruction (480-540-7066)

Mike has been Director of Instruction at Bear Creek since opening day in December of 2000. Mike is a life member of the PGA of America and charter member of the Montana Golf Hall of Fame having won 11 Montana state championships.  While playing on the Arizona State Sun Devil golf team he won the Phoenix Men's Amateaur and was a member of the prestigious Goldwater Cup Team.  He graduated from ASU and had several years of  professional playing experience on the Asian and Australian Tours as well as the PGA Tour Qualifying School. Mike has taught around the U.S. with the world's largest and one of America's Top 25 golf schools, the John Jacob's Practical Golf Schools.  John Jacob's helped shape his core teaching philosophy of diagnosis, explanation, and correction.  The use of video analysis is an integral part of his teaching process as well.  Mike teaches at Bear Creek from October through mid May.  MIke can also be found teaching in his native Montana at The Ranch Club in Missoula from late May through September. For lesson information with Mike This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For lesson coupons CLICK HERE!

Brian Calhoun, PGA Teaching Professional (480-560-6668)brian

Brian is originally from Carlsbad, New Mexico, and graduated from the Professional Golf Management Program at New Mexico State University. In 1994, Brian was elected to membership in the PGA of America, and he has always had a passion for providing the highest quality golf instruction. Brian has taught at a variety of facilities, including Mauna Kea Resort in Hawaii, PGA West Resort and The Palms Golf Club in La Quinta, California. Mr. Calhoun enjoys teaching all aspects of the game, but as a former lead instructor with the Dave Pelz Scoring Game Schools, he has a particular expertise in teaching putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play. Brian also certified in the Fundamentals of Coaching by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Brian was selected in 2009 as a "U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teacher." Brian teaches at Bear Creek year-round. For lesson information with Brian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Jaron Smool, Junior Golf Instructor (641-757-0800)Jaron picture 200 x 267

Jaron is originally from Panora, Iowa and graduated from Buena Vista University with a B.A. in Education where he played golf all four years. During his 2007 and 2008 seasons Jaron was both first team and second team All-State. In Iowa he focused his time improving his skills at Lake Panorama National Resort and Conference Center. Jaron joined the Bear Creek staff after moving to Arizona in 2013. He continues to compete in a variety of men's tournaments to further his golf knowledge and connections. Jaron's background makes him a perfect fit for Bear Creek junior golf private instruction as well as junior golf camps and clinics. For apprentice instruction rates CLICK HERE.

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Bear Creek has a Practice and Learning Center that includes a Practice Range, Short Game Area, and 2 Putting Greens.

The range closes at sunset each day (you must be done hitting your last practice ball at this time) and balls are sold until about 30 minutes before sunset. On Mondays & Wednesdays the Practice & Learning Center closes one hour before sunset for maintenance and open one hour later on Tuesday & Thursday mornings. The putting greens remain open until sunset every day.

Individual bucket prices (includes sales tax)

  • Small: 30 balls for $5
  • Medium: 60 balls for $8
  • Large: 90 balls for $11

Players who wish to use the Practice Range and Short Game Area must purchase their practice balls beforehand in the Golf Shop. Range balls and baskets may not be removed or taken home from the practice area for ANY reason, violators may be prosecuted!


Like to practice? Take advantage of volume pricing with a Range Ball Package! Hit as many or as few buckets at one time as you like. Share with family or friends. Never expires! The golf shop will keep track of how many balls are left in your range package.

Balls are dispensed in measures of 30 balls (small = 30, medium = 60, large = 90) up to the package quantity:

  • practiceSilver Package - $55 for 540 balls - Save over 16% off individual bucket prices
  • Gold Package - $99 for 1,080 balls - Save over 25% off individual bucket prices
  • Platinum Package - $165 for 2,160 balls - Save over 37% off individual bucket prices

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The Short Game Area is located on the west side of the Practice Range, and has a large green and a bunker. Players may hit chips, pitches up to 30-40 yards, and greenside sand shots in this area only. Players using the Short Game Area do so at their own risk. Please be aware of other golfers who may be practicing at the same time.

Two Practice Greens are available for putting. The largest green is just north of the Practice Range, and a smaller green is located by the first tee of the Cub Course. These greens are for PUTTING ONLY. Please use the Short Game Area to practice chipping and pitching.

The Practice Range features all grass hitting stations. The Practice Range has an area for the general public, and a separate teeing area reserved for use by authorized groups and for individual and group lessons given by the Bear Creek Golf Academy Professional Staff. When utilizing the Practice Range, please hit from the stations designated by white boards only. Do NOT remove range balls or baskets from the Bear Creek property.

family-golfSundays are Family Golf Day on the Cub Course at Bear Creek Golf Complex!

On Sundays a paid Adult may bring one Child (Age 17 & under) to PLAY FREE (one free junior admitted per paid adult).

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The Cub Course is a beginner-friendly course which has multiple tee options for Junior Golfers, seniors & beginners making this course FAMILY FRIENDLY!

pdfClick Here to see the Family Golf Score Card for the Cub Course

  • WHITE TEES: Ages 7 and under
  • GREEN TEES: Ages 8-10
  • RED TEES: Ages 11-12, 13 and over (Female)
  • BLUE TEES: Ages 13 and over (Male)

Youth on Course

Youth on Course provides youth ages 6-18 with access to life-changing opportunities through golf. Bear Creek has now joined with Youth on Course to provide juniors with access to affordable golf every day on the Cub Course after 12;00 p.m. Youth on Course members play golf at hundreds of participating courses for $5 or less. You need to be a Youth on Course member to enjoy golf for $5 or less. Click here to join!

The Bear Creek Women’s Golf Association (BCWGA) was formed in late 2008 to promote interest in the game of golf, and develop camaraderie among female golfers. The BCWGA is a non-profit organization and offers weekly play and organized competition for its members. Membership in the BCWGA is open to any female golfer.

You can view a copy of the BCWGA-BYLAWS and Standing Rules by clicking on the document you wish to read:

Membership Application

You can download a membership application here: pdfBCWGA_Membership_Application.pdf. The completed membership application, including payment, should be returned to the Golf Shop. Your membership classification status will be confirmed via email.

BCWGA Membership

Active BCWGA Members are encouraged to maintain a USGA Handicap Index with the Arizona Women’s Golf Association (AWGA). Members with a current USGA Handicap Index are eligible to participate in competitions sponsored by the BCWGA. Membership dues are currently $50 per person, and are payable upon joining the BCWGA.

Scheduled Play Days

Monday mornings (on the Bear Course) the BCWGA has a standing tee time at 9:00am. (October 1st through April 30th) and 6:30am (May 1st through September 30th). To confirm your participation you must email the current president and/or the game coordinator by 5:00pm the Friday before.  For more information contact the pro shop at 480-883-8200.

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Bear Creek Men's Golf Club new info for 2019 AVAILABLE NOW!

The Bear Creek Men's Golf Club was formed in 2003 to promote fun, competitive events for all levels of golfers.  The Men's Golf Club competitions are held on Saturday mornings throughout the year. Start times vary during the year, based on the sunrise time.  Start times and format are designated on the schedule.

Planned events for 2018 & 2019 include individual stroke play, both 2-player and 4-player team events, a Match Play Championship and a 36-hole Club Championship in December.

If you have any questions or would like to join our club please click to contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please visit the club website (http://www.bearcreekmensgolfclub.com/) for event results and other information.

Bear Creek Golf Course is proud to host the Men’s Club and offers the following to all members:

  • The Bear Creek Men’s Club members pay a reduced rate for Saturday Men's Club tee times
  • Free range balls are provided before our Saturday start time
  • Golf shop discount: 10% off selected merchandise

The Weekly Event Entry Fee is $20 per player.  This fee is in addition to your weekly Green Fee, and must be paid in cash BEFORE play begins.  From each player's weekly entry fee, $1 is placed in the Club Treasury to fund the annual Holiday Party.  Of the remaining money, $9 is placed into the Flighted Prize Pool and $10 is placed into the Flighted Skins Game.  Prize Pool earnings are paid in Bear Creek Golf Complex gift cards, which can be redeemed for Green Fee, Golf Shop Merchandise, Range Balls, Golf Instruction or Food & Drink.  Skins Game earnings are paid in cash to the individual winners.

Scheduled competitions will be flighted based on the number of players entered each week.  Each flight will have a minimum of 10 players and a maximum of 20 players.  For example, if 19 players register for an event there will be one flight.  If 21 players register for an event, there will be one flight of 10 players and one flight of eleven players.  Flights will be adjusted based on the player's USGA Handicap Index.  Players will receive 100% of their Course Handicap during individual stroke play competitions.


  • Gross Club Champion:  Mr. Sean St Clair
  • Net Club Champion:  Mr. Rick Campa
  • Match Play Champion:  Mr. Rob Hendrickson

The Bear Creek Men's Golf Club strictly enforces the handicap guidelines outlined in the USGA Handicap System. Member’s scores are posted by the Men’s Club. For more detailed information on the USGA Handicap System, please visit their website.

Members Handicap and Application Form: pdfbcmgc-members-application-form.pdf

Golf Outings

Golf Outings

Our 18 Hole Championship Golf Course is the perfect place for your tournament, outing, or event. Our ideal location is the perfect draw from all around the Phoenix & Scottsdale areas, where your guest will get away to enjoy the day. Leave all the deatils to us!

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The Bear's Den Bar & Grill has something for everyone. We're open from the first tee time until 6pm. The clubhouse is fresh & modern with a beautiful patio view of the 18th hole of both courses. Check out our menu and all the reasons why you should stop by.

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Great Golf

Great Golf

Bear Creek Golf Complex has 2 courses and 36 holes of golf for everyone. Check out our Championship Course, which consists of 18 Holes of golf, stretching to 6,825 yards from the back tees with a Par of 71. Links-style golf with great conditions...4 Stars...under 4 Hours!

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