Where to Play and Stay in Arizona

Lush green fairways against a backdrop of prickly cacti, sand, and massive rocks - needless to say, there’s nothing quite like the visual contrast of playing golf in the desert. As unique as the setting may seem, the courses scattered throughout Arizona’s four deserts are equally as intriguing.

But with hundreds of golf courses to choose from, selecting the perfect one (or three) for your golf trip to Arizona can be tricky. We’re here to make it easy. From classic desert layouts to PGA TOUR stops, this is where you need to tee it up on your golf trip to Arizona.

Most Popular Golf Courses in Arizona

Troon North Golf Club

Troon North Golf Club

Troon North Golf Club offers some of the best 36 holes of golf in the state. The rugged, desert landscape with massive boulders and cacti are a few reasons Troon North is one of the most stunning courses in the High Sonoran Desert. Rolling fairways and challenging green complexes only add to the appeal, making Troon North a must-play on your golf trip to Arizona.

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

With a measly average of 3 inches of rain from January through May, sunshine is almost guaranteed at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. The resort offers two, 18-Hole tracks that have consistently received top marks. Located in Fort McDowell, We-Ko-Pa’s convenient location to downtown Phoenix and other area courses make it an excellent choice on your golf trip to Arizona.

TPC Scottsdale

TPC Scottsdale

You can’t take a golf trip to Arizona without stopping by TPC Scottsdale. Home to the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale’s two award-winning courses allow you to experience true championship golf. After undergoing a massive renovation in 2007, the Champions Course is now one of the most prized desert golf layouts. The Stadium Course, however, boasts the infamous par-3, 16th Hole - one of the most iconic in the game.

The Wigwam

The Wigwam

With three world-class golf courses, Wigwam Golf Club has something for everyone on your golf trip to Arizona. The Gold Course, aptly named “Arizona’s Monster,” features small, elevated greens and measures over 7,300+ yards from the tips. The Blue Course offers a break in terms of length, but approach shots will remain challenging. Remarkably different from its sister courses, the Red Course boasts wide, tree-lined fairways with water in play on 10 different holes. Needless to say, Wigwam will challenge every facet of your game on your golf trip to Arizona.

Gold Canyon Golf Resort & Spa

Gold Canyon Golf Resort & Spa

Located at the base of the Superstition Mountains, Gold Canyon features 36 holes of championship golf. The Sidewinder and Dinosaur Mountain golf courses boast stunning mountain vistas, challenging elevation changes, and some of the best layouts you’ll experience on your golf trip to Arizona. Both courses have received consistent accolades from major publications for both golf and on-site accommodations.

FAQs About Golfing in Arizona

Are golf resorts in Arizona open?

Yes! The majority of golf courses and resorts are open and ready to welcome you on your golf trip to Arizona. We recommend contacting your intended course of play to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your golf clubs directly to the course of your choice with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

Is Arizona a good destination for a buddies golf trip?

Yes! Arizona is one of the most popular destinations for a buddies golf trip in the desert. The state boasts more than 300 golf courses with many located around major cities like Phoenix and Scottsdale. So, your golf trip to Arizona will offer plenty to do on and off the fairways.

How do I ship golf clubs on my golf trip to Arizona?

Tired of dragging your clubs through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your golf clubs, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Sticks will collect your clubs from your home, business, resort, or golf course. Arrive at your destination to find your golf clubs waiting! Ship Sticks will ship your golf clubs back home at the end of your golf trip to Arizona, too.

Why should I ship golf clubs on my golf trip to Arizona?

Because golf is a game meant to be played at venues all over the globe, Ship Sticks is dedicated to ensuring your golf clubs arrive safely and on-time on your golf trip to Arizona. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Sticks is the best way to ship your golf clubs on your golf trip to Arizona.

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