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Find The Best Golf Courses in Scottsdale, Arizona


Find The Best Golf Courses in Scottsdale, Arizona
The Inn at Eagle Mountain, Scottsdale, Arizona

The Inn at Eagle Mountain, Scottsdale, Arizona

Photo Courtesy of the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Would you believe that there are almost 200 golf courses in the greater Scottsdale area? Yes, it’s true that some of them are less than perfect. So, when planning a golf outing, we need to know where to play and where to stay. That means you need a to know how to find the best golf courses in Scottsdale, and that’s why I thought you’d find this list helpful. Arizona has long been one of the world’s top golf destinations, not only because of it’s wealth of golf courses, but also because of the weather: it’s predictably good most of the year round, and you can count on more than 300 days of sunshine annually. Add to that more than 50 grand hotels and resorts, all catering the golfing public, and all within an easy drive of the airports, and you can see why Scottsdale is such a popular golf destination. So, here you go: a listing of some the great and famous golf courses and resorts in Scottsdale, Arizona:

Many of the Top 10 Public Golf Courses in Arizona, according to Golf Digest, are included in the alphabetical list for the Best Golf Courses in Scottsdale, so the link to that list is also included below. Each of the following links will lead you to a full review of the golf course and, where applicable, of the golf resort too:

Alphabetical Listing of the Best Courses in Scottsdale:

Arizona Grand Resort

Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

Cattail Course at Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler, AZ

Devil’s Claw Course at Whirlwind Whirlwind Golf Club

Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona

Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Course at Goodyear, AZ

Gold Canyon Golf Resort - Arizona

Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona

JW Marriott's Camelback Inn Resort & Spa - Scottsdale - Arizona

Legacy Golf Resort, Phoenix, AZ, Resort

Legacy Golf Resort, Phoenix, Arizona

Ocotillo Golf Resort Course in Chandler, Arizona

Orange Tree Golf Resort - Scottsdale, Arizona

Phoenician Golf Resort Golf Course in Scottsdale

Rancho El Dorado, The Duke Course, Maricopa, Arizona

Raven at Verrado Golf Course

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Golf Resort

Southern Dunes Golf Club, Maricopa, Arizona

TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course

TPC Scottsdale Champions Course

Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale - The Golf Courses

Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

Westin Kierland Scottsdale Golf Club

Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, The Spa Agave, Scottsdale, Arizona

Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa, Arizona

Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa Gold Course

Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa Red Course

Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa Blue Course

We-ko-Pa Golf Club, Ft, McDowell AZ

Where to Stay:

Now, how about somewhere nice to stay? Scottsdale has more than 50 grand hotels and resorts for you to choose from. Here are some of my favorites:

Scottsdale Resort Guide

How to get There:

The closest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The airport is served by Delta, American Airlines, US Air, United, Northwest and several others.

Look for the best airline and car rental deals with these two aggregators, which provide travelers with an up-to-date search tool to compare prices on airfares and car rentals of all ratings:

  • Compare Prices on Airfare to Scottsdale
  • Compare Prices on Rental Cars in Scottsdale

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