Golfers applaud Scottsdale for its championship play, where much of the golf experience includes desert, target-style golf. Golf in the desert is as challenging as it is picturesque, with the Sonoran Desert blowing sand across fairways while coveys of quail scurry across the green. That’s why avid golfers return time-and-time again and new golfers eagerly anticipate their chance to play, both attempting to master the challenges of the many unique Scottsdale golf courses.
Find McCormick Ranch Golf Club in the heart of Scottsdale, adjacent to our own resort. A top Scottsdale golf club, McCormick Ranch Golf Club offers two unique courses spanning 36 holes. Challenging layouts and inspiring desert scenery abound here, making these courses the picture of Scottsdale golf. This course is also tour tested and amateur approved, meaning it’s primed for you to schedule some tee times.
Enjoy spectacular views of the McDowell Mountains as well as signature Sonoran Desert scenery at TPC Scottsdale. Here, you’ll find 36 holes of inventive golf across two award-winning courses, including the world-famous Stadium Course. TPC Scottsdale also serves as Arizona’s professional golf headquarters, making this a must-play for true golf aficionados.
There’s something for every golfer at Legend Trail. A challenging course for even the most experienced golfers, Legend Trail also offers play for beginning golfers who are still breaking in their clubs--or maybe renting a set! Among the best places to play golf in Scottsdale, Legend Trail is also known for its distinct desert environment near the Carefree/Cave Creek border.
A golf destination all its own, Silverado Golf Club features affordable play on an 18-hole championship course. Silverado’s central location allows for unique views of the McDowell Mountains, as well as a breathtaking backdrop for their 18th hole: the Four Peaks Mountain Range.
Discover the remarkable Raven Golf Club, featuring a Gary Panks/David Graham-designed course with enjoyable play for golfers of all abilities. Its non-traditional desert layout sets it apart from other golf courses in Scottsdale, as do it’s family tees, enabling golfers of differing skill levels to still take the course together.
One-of-a-kind golf and world-class instruction come together at Talking Stick Golf Club. Tree- lined fairways and rounded greens make this a true golfer’s oasis, along with the varied yet rewarding play on its two courses.
Tee off with Troon Golf Arizona, whose locations reach from Lookout Mountain to Poston Butte and beyond. Troon Golf’s many courses mirror their desert surroundings, with rolling screens and vibrant fairways that run against the surrounding hills. Expect excellently groomed courses and exciting variety from each of Troon Golf Arizona’s locations.