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November/December 2012

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COPPERWYND RESORT AND CLUB Reciprocal Club: CopperWynd Resort and Club By Michelle Van Slack, Director Member Services ACCESS A Sonoran sunset I Pack your clubs for a winter escape just discovering a great holiday gift. This service-centric property offers the perfect recipe for tranquil f you haven't yet used your reciprocal privilege to access the CopperWynd Resort and Club, located just outside Scottsdale, Arizona, then you're missing out on a wonderful experience—or Michelle Van Slack is Director Member Services. Send her feedback on your reciprocal club visits at mvanslack@wac.net relaxation and rejuvenation. Put your feet up as you lounge on your own private balcony—all 32 guest rooms have them—with spectacular views of the sun setting over the vibrant Sonoran Desert. As you do, don't be surprised if the only sound you hear is the faint howl of a distant coyote. Guests are granted privileged access to three prominent golf courses just minutes from the property. If you notify the concierge in advance, he will not only book your tee time but also pack you a lunch. the nearby mountains. Nine lighted championship tennis courts, a myriad of fitness equipment and classes in the clubhouse, and an outdoor lap pool all serve to keep you active. After all that activity, or in lieu of it, a decompressing visit to the Spa at CopperWynd is in order. A relaxing Hydraquench Body Glow treatment or the Desert Duet—in which two therapists use synchronized touch to relax you—should ease you into a state of bliss. Then enjoy a soak in the outdoor whirlpool spa surrounded by lush foliage and the soothing sounds of a waterfall cascading nearby. Your only regret may be waiting so long to visit. Trailheads on the property take you on incredible hikes into » Twelve miles by car from Scottsdale Municipal Airport or 27 miles from Phoenix International Airport. A four-hour drive north takes you to the Grand Canyon. ROOMS » Thirty-two 525-square-foot guest rooms with private balconies, gas fireplaces, mini- fridges, oversized bathtubs and plush robes GOLF PRIVILEGES » We-Ko-Pa—Chosen as the No. 1 "Best in Arizona" course by Golfweek magazine, 2012 » SunRidge Canyon—Listed as a "Best in Arizona" course by Golfweek magazine, 2012 » Eagle Mountain—Listed among the "Top 10 Best Overall Golf Courses in Arizona" by AvidGolfer Arizona magazine, 2012 DINING » Alchemy Restaurant: floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views; award-winning New American Cuisine DID YOU KNOW? » Fountain Hills, Arizona, has the world's fourth-tallest fountain. See it reach its 562-foot splendor for the first 15 minutes of the hour, daily from 9 am–9 pm. 13225 N. Eagle Ridge Drive Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 P: 480.333.1900 For reciprocal letters of introduction or more information, call Member Services at 206.464.3068 or email membership@wac.net. 10 | Washington Athletic Club Magazine | NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2012

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