Arizona is home to over 300 golf courses. One of the primary reasons Arizona has developed into one of the world’s top golf destinations is that the average temperature during the winter months is 70 degrees. The warm winter weather is absolutely perfect for golfing in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson during this season.
With over 300 days a year of sunshine, Arizona has developed into a desert paradise that attracts millions of visitors per year. A true golfer’s heaven the Phoenix/Scottsdale area is home to some of the most highly recognizable golf courses in the country including the TPC of Scottsdale, home of the 2010 Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Arizona’s golf courses are as diverse and spectacular as the state’s famed landscape. Ranging from desert target-style courses to links courses and alpine fairways, nearly every type of terrain – and difficulty level – is represented here.
Winter is the peak golf season in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tucson, so if you are think about a late fall or early winter golf trip get your reservations in now. On the other hand, if you can brave the summer heat, you can often enjoy these courses at significantly reduced rates.