Arizona, the epitome of desert golf
Synonymous with desert golf, Arizona is where you will find mountain ranges, impossibly blue skies and pristine green golf courses that weave their way through desert wasteland. Scottsdale is a hotbed for golf, both literally and figuratively, with its world-class golf courses and impeccable resorts. You will be sure to make memories that last a lifetime in Arizona.
Why play golf in Arizona?
- Scottsdale is a premier golf destination and is easily accessed through Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport
- Enjoy some of the finest desert courses in the world
- The perfect destination to escape the winter cold
- Annual stop on the PGA TOUR's schedule for the Waste Management Phoenix Open
- Plenty to do off the course, including a day trip to the Grand Canyon
Explore Arizona’s golfing excellence
Thosands flock to Arizona every year to play golf and it's easy to see why. From arguably the liveliest tournament on the PGA TOUR's schedule to the lush green fairways set among the rolling mountains, Arizona is a destination all golfers should add to their list of places to visit.
The Waste Management Phoenix Open has the reputation of being the "Greatest Show on Grass" with hundreds of thousands packing in each year. By far the best action happens in the par 3 16th hole amphitheater, where fans surround the entire hole, boisterously cheering their favorites on. This iconic tournament is played on the Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale, one of the best in the state and 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, the Cholla and Saguaro, each delivering an oasis of greenery among the desert landscape with water features, cacti, and brilliant holes designs. The resorts in Arizona are stylish and luxurious and are sure to please all, with options for every style and budget.
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Discover an area of outstanding natural beauty
Not only does Arizona boast year-round warm 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, glorious sunshine and expanses of lush green make Arizona a one of a kind. Throw in world-class shopping, great dining options and professional sports and it’s easy to see why so many golfers flock to this region.
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Where you should stay?
From fantastic value hotels to five-star resorts, Arizona offers something for everyone. Whether you want your golf to be onsite or you want to create your own tour of the best courses, Arizona delivers.
If you’re staying in Scottsdale and want your golf to be onsite, the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa and The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa are a must.
Situated in Old Town Scottsdale, one of the entertainment hubs of Scottsdale, is the Hyatt House Scottsdale/Old Town, a budget-friendly option in the middle of the action and in close proximity to some of the best courses in the area.