Nothing spoils a day on the greens quicker than an unexpected rainstorm, but if you are seeking a golf vacation where that is mostly not a problem, Scottsdale should be your chosen destination! Offering a whopping 330 days of sunshine, (Not a typo, we did the research!) every day is the best day to chase that dimpled white ball around the course! We at I Love Scottsdale know that the perfect golf vacation is just waiting for you, and our beautiful Scottsdale sanctuaries will provide the ideal spots to unwind and relax at the end of a long day behind the wheel of the golf cart. This guide to some of our favorite Scottsdale golfing spots will help you start the anticipation early!
TPC Scottsdale, 17020 N Hayden Road
An oasis of green in the middle of the desert, TPC Scottsdale is home to the “Greatest Show on Grass,” the WM Phoenix Open. Considered one of the best public courses in the nation, players will delight in putting in the footsteps of PGA greats such as local boy Phil Mickelson and the player every golfer wanted to beat, Tiger Woods. Offering two courses, the Champions Course designed by Randy Heckenkemper and the Stadium Course designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, this is the one venue for golf in Scottsdale, AZ you want to make sure you try!
Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway
Offering a dramatic elegance on its two courses, Grayhawk Golf Club is guaranteed to be high on every golfer’s bucket list. The Talon course, designed by David Graham and Gary Panks, brings a serene excitement to the sport offering a rugged desert landscape as a backdrop, a landscape that is tamed by the verdant green of grass and trees. The Raptor course was designed by Tom Fazio and offers urban sophistication that still manages to remain untamed.
Scottsdale Silverado Golf Club, 7609 E Indian Bend Road
Although there are many more courses guaranteed to make a golfer’s heart beat faster, the Scottsdale Silverado Golf Club is the last course we are going to mention today. Offering an affordable game that challenges without intimidating, this scenic course is a local favorite and will soon become your favorite too—especially after you check out the food and beverages available at the “19th hole,” otherwise known as the Bar & Grille.
Watch the Big Tournaments in Comfort
If you can’t get enough of golf in Scottsdale, AZ while playing, the state-of-the-art televisions found inside our Scottsdale vacation homes offer crystal-clear screens and access to the PGA Tour in all the states. Contact us to reserve your favorite today!