The desert golfing state… Arizona
Synonymous with desert golf, Arizona is where you will find mountain ranges, impossibly blue sky and pristine green golf courses weaving their way through the desert wasteland. Scottsdale and Phoenix may spring to mind as the places to play and stay with their world-class golf courses and impeccable resorts however, the golf in Tucson and Sedona should not be overlooked.
Why play golf in Arizona?
- Scottsdale is a premier golf destination and is easily accessed through Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport
- Annual stop on the PGA TOUR's schedule for the Waste Management Phoenix Open
- Enjoy some of the finest desert courses in the world
- The perfect destination to escape the winter cold
- Home of the Grand Canyon
Explore Arizona’s golfing excellence
Every golf fan has heard of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, this unique golf tournament has the reputation of being the loudest and most raucous in golf, as fans in their hundreds of thousands seek to witness the madness of the 16th tee amphitheatre. This iconic tournament is played on the Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale, one of the best in the state and is a must-play.
There are over 400 courses in the state of Arizona so you’re sure to find a course that suits your game; We-Ko-Pa is an award-winning club that has two fantastic courses, Cholla and Saguaro, each delivering an oasis of greenery amongst the desert landscape with water features, cacti, and brilliant holes designs. The resorts within Arizona are stylish and luxurious with many carved into the mountains and have their own onsite golf courses that are certainly worth playing. The Boulders Resort makes for a particularly special golf holiday, not only is the hotel simply perfect, the golf course is special too.
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Discover an area of outstanding natural beauty
Arizona is the ideal place for a golf holiday offering a distinctly USA golfing experience. Not only does it boast warm spring and autumn weather, but also plenty of fantastic hotels and resorts situated in areas of outstanding natural beauty. This makes for some of the most beautiful rounds of golf.
The Mountain panoramas, cactus-studded desert-landscapes and expanses of lush green, make Arizona a one of a kind. Throw in world-class shopping, great dining options and pro sports, and it’s easy to see why so many golfers flock to this region.
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Where you should stay?
With its wide choice of accommodation, Arizona has become one of the stars of the golf holiday scene stateside. Omni Tucson Resort and JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort are great options if you’re playing in the Tucson area, both boasting onsite championship golf courses.
If you’re staying in Scottsdale, The Boulders, or The Westin Kierland Resort are a must. Sedona doesn’t disappoint either with the well-known Enchantment Resort, home to Seven Canyons Golf Club.