Scottsdale ticks all the boxes for a golf holiday

The year-round climate makes a golf holiday in Scottsdale, Arizona perfect. You can play several top-quality courses and stay in the finest of hotels and resorts. It’s located close to Phoenix International airport and home to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, dubbed ‘the greatest show on grass’, more than half a million people enter the gates of this unique PGA TOUR event.

Why book a golf holiday in Scottsdale?

  • Easily accessible from the UK, fly direct into Phoenix, then just a short drive
  • Play desert golf like no other from TPC Scottsdale to Troon North
  • Downtown Scottsdale is known for great nightlife!
  • Home of the PGA TOUR's Waste Management Phoenix Open

Scottsdale golf courses for your bucket list

Scottsdale, Arizona provides a great variety of choice when it comes to golf, the city lives and breathes the sport as it is home to a plethora of classic desert golf courses. Choose to stay in downtown Scottsdale and build your golf tour or check-in to one of the luxurious resorts available including The Boulders Resort and Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa for on-site golf courses and amenities.

Certainly, the most well-known and arguably the best course in Scottsdale, is the Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale which hosts one of the most unique PGA TOUR events in the calendar. The Waste Management Phoenix Open, with its iconic 16th hole that is completely enclosed by cheering (or booing) fans to create an amazing amphitheatre.

Away from the madness of TPC Scottsdale are two courses at We-Ko-Pa, Cholla and Saguaro, both built in the 21st century and are a must-play. The pristine fairways wind their way through the Arizona desert leading to fast and undulated greens but be sure to take time to absorb the stunning views from the elevated tees.

The ideal destination for a fun-filled golf holiday

Scottsdale is the perfect destination for a US golf trip for many reasons. Not only has it become the home of countless PGA Tour stars, but the desert skies, fantastic landscapes and perfect weather are a real treat.

Located in the Sonoran Desert, dramatic landscapes feature throughout the majority of the courses, which are nothing short of spectacular.

What’s more, the wonderful year-round climate makes for great golfing conditions with more than 330 days of sunshine per year. We would advise travelling between October and April when temperatures are ideal.

Add in a great choice of sensational resorts, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a memorable golf holiday. It Is 11 hours to fly from Heathrow to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and then from there it is just a 20-minute drive to Scottsdale.

Golf travel tips Scottsdale

Best months for golfing weather:

January to April

Best months for value:

April, May & November

Most popular months:

February & March

Our experts recommend:

May & November

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Stay and play in luxury resorts during your golf holiday in Arizona

With hotels such as the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale and The Boulders Resort, accommodation in this Arizona town is in no short supply. Located in the gorgeous North Scottsdale Kierland Community, The Westin Kierland Resort 5* is also an ideal venue for that USA golf break you’ve always dreamed of.

The best part? You won’t have to break the bank, as we offer several great value packages for you to choose from.

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