Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course in El Paso, Texas was designed by architects Ken Dye and Jeffrey Brauer. This spectacular golf course offers 27-holes of championship style golf. Painted Dunes has received accolades from Golf Digest, Texas Golfer, the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the Dallas Morning News as being one of the preeminent golf facilities in Texas and the Southwest. Undulating greens and rolling hills make finesse and good aim imperative on the course. This championship layout rewards those individuals who can manage their golf game around the penalties that lay in wait for the careless golfer. Carved out of the Chihuahan Desert, the East, West and North courses at Painted Dunes sit at the foothills of the Franklin Mountains and offer the scenic beauty of native foliage and desert wildlife.
Arwen has three years working in the golf industry executing tournaments. Her love of golf started in high school where she played on the Americas Golf Team her junior and senior year. Through the years she has worked everything from small group outings to large scale tournaments. Her focus is to be the best resource, and provide a personalized service that exceeds expectation. She has mentored many new tournaments and loves talking to new people and helping them plan golf outings and events that maximize the clients’ goals and aspirations.
My Favorite Athlete or Team is?
• Any Texas Team
My Favorite Quote or Famous Saying?
• "The key is not the will to winï¿½ everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important."
My Favorite City in the World?
• Costa Rica
Number of Years in the Golf Industry?
I am originally from? (city, state, or country)
• El Paso, TX
Favorite Sports Movie of All-Time?
• The Blind Side
My Favorite Hobby when I am not working?
If I could have dinner with one famous person living or dead it would be?
• Nikola Tesla
#1 Thing on my Bucket List is...
• To see the world!
The best thing about working at a golf course is?ï¿½ (20 words or less)
• Helping clients accomplish their visions and goals.
My Favorite part of the Tournament Planning Process is...
• Seeing a company or an organization breathe a sigh of relief when I tell them we have it all covered
Best Advice I can give a tournament host 20 words or less.
• Make your tournament unique so that it stands out. Ask me about my ideas, I can help!
Our driving range is equipped with stands for clubs, seating and water stations making it a welcomed warm-up area for your tournament players. We can easily set up great pyramid displays for a big wow factor as your players walk from the nearby clubhouse where food and drinks are waiting for your golfers to enjoy.
Host your awards ceremony in either our spacious The Dunes bar and Grill featuring rustic wooden beams prefect for smaller outings or for larger groups, up to 500 people, our covered pavilion overlooking the #1 west tee box with views of the Franklin Mountains is sure to accommodate all your players along with awards, raffles and more. This is perfect place to end your day on the course
Carts can be staged beside the clubhouse or on the green lawn for larger events. Lined up perfectly and equipped with scorecards, cart tags, and rules ready for players to tee off. Your golfers will feel like a VIP as they start their round.
The Dunes restaurant, bar & grill hosts up to 120 guests, built in sound system to announce winners after the tournament with a fully stocked bar and five televisions is a exactly what a tournament director needs.
Arwen is always very helpful and polite I will be bring the US Kids Tour back to this great venue in the spring!
U.S. Kids Tour
Painted Dunes hosted a great round of golf for everyone involved with our tournament.
American WaterWorks Association