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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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