Destination Guide

Destination: Phoenix

The sun always seems to shine on the world-class golf destination that is Phoenix, the fifth largest city in the United States with unlimited things to do and the weather to do them in.

The warm climate keeps the golf business humming in Arizona year-round, with an average winter temperature high of 68 degrees. And though it's much warmer in the summer, that's also the time to find bargains, both on the golf courses and hotels (remember, it's a dry heat) for savings that are often 50 percent or more.

There are more than 200-plus golf courses in the area, which is home of the PGA Tour's Waste Management Open, and there are so many choices. While nearby Scottsdale gets much of the well deserved credit for the fantastic golf scene in the area, Phoenix can certainly hold its own with courses like Wildfire Golf Club, which hosts an LPGA event, Papago Golf Course, a terrific municipal that just underwent a massive renovation or the terrific Raven Golf Course, designed by Gary Panks and David Graham.

Access to Phoenix is easy, too, with Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport operating non-stop flights throughout the country. It's also an easy drive down Interstate 10 from Los Angeles.

The city also offers big-time professional sports with the Phoenix Suns, hockey's Phoenix Coyotes, the Arizona D-Backs baseball team and the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL. There are also hundreds of world-class restaurants, spas, hotels and resorts such as the Arizona Biltmore, a 36-hole historic luxury destination with outstanding dining, accommodations, golf and spa.

Families also will enjoy the 1,300 animals at the Phoenix Zoo or go wild at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park, where animals roam free and up close.

Whatever you do, be sure to put on the sunblock. It's a must when visiting the "Valley of the Sun."

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Special Deals

Phoenix Golf Package
Dates: any time
Conveniently located 20 minutes from the airport, the new We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center features 246 contemporary guestrooms and suites designed with Native American traditions, bold Southwestern cuisine at Ahnala Restaurant, luxurious spa treatments and salon services at the Amethyst Spa and a spacious heated outdoor pool with two whirlpools.
Price range: $499

Courses

Course City Rates from
Course City Rates from
Coldwater Golf Club
Tee Times
Avondale $10
Hillcrest Golf Club at Sun City West
Tee Times
Sun City West $10
Riverview Golf Course
Tee Times
Sun City $10
Grand Canyon University Golf Course
Tee Times
Phoenix $12
Victory Course at Verrado Golf Club
Tee Times
Buckeye $16
Foothills Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $10
Mountain Shadows Golf Course
Tee Times
Paradise Valley $10
Lookout Mountain Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $18
Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club
Tee Times
Cave Creek $19
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club
Tee Times
Maricopa $32
Links at Arizona Biltmore Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $19.29
Verrado Golf Club - Founder's Course
Tee Times
Buckeye $16
Gold at Wigwam Resort
Tee Times
Litchfield Park $16
The Duke at Rancho El Dorado
Tee Times
Maricopa $11.25
Golf Club of Estrella
Tee Times
Goodyear $13
Ahwatukee Country Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $10
Arizona Grand Golf Course
Tee Times
Phoenix $17
The Legacy Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $14
Tres Rios GC at Estrella Mountain Park
Tee Times
Goodyear $10
Arizona Traditions Golf Club
Tee Times
Surprise $8
Palms Course at Palm Valley Golf Club Goodyear $20 - $53
Encanto Nine Golf Course
Tee Times
Phoenix $8
Southern Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $9
Whirlwind Golf Club - The Cattail Course
Tee Times
Chandler $34
Raven Golf Club - Phoenix Phoenix $55 - $109
West Course at Sun City Lakes Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City $11.99
Sun City South Golf Course
Tee Times
Sun City $10
Tuscany Falls at Pebble Creek - East Course
Tee Times
Goodyear $15
Desert Springs Golf Club
Tee Times
Surprise $18
Paradise Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Phoenix $9
East Course at Sun City Lakes Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City $11.99
Palmbrook Country Club
Tee Times
Sun City $10
Willowbrook at Willowcreek Golf Course
Tee Times
Sun City $15
Coyote Lakes Golf Club
Tee Times
Surprise $12
Granite Falls Golf Club - South
Tee Times
Surprise $18
Cimarron Golf Club
Tee Times
Surprise $14
Grandview Golf Course at Sun City West
Tee Times
Sun City West $16
Sundance Golf Club
Tee Times
Buckeye $10
North Golf Course at Sun City
Tee Times
Sun City $10
Copper Canyon Golf Club - Mountain/Vista Course
Tee Times
Buckeye $18
Palo Verde Golf Course
Tee Times
Phoenix $9
Quintero Golf Club
Tee Times
Peoria $25
Peoria Pines Golf Club
Tee Times
Peoria $10
Adobe at Arizona Biltmore Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $25
Great Eagle Golf Club
Tee Times
Surprise $5.5
Falcon Golf Club
Tee Times
Litchfield Park $20
Championship at Moon Valley Country Club Phoenix $69
Faldo Course at Wildfire Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $16
Stonecreek Golf Club Phoenix $20 - $30
Lakes Course at Westbrook Village Golf Club
Tee Times
Peoria $22
Blue at Wigwam Resort
Tee Times
Litchfield Park $13
Willowcreek at Willowcreek Golf Course
Tee Times
Sun City $12
Copper Canyon Golf Club - Lake/Mountain Course
Tee Times
Buckeye $18
Legend at Arrowhead
Tee Times
Glendale $15
Palmer Course at Wildfire Golf Club
Tee Times
Phoenix $30
Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia
Tee Times
Peoria $19
Pueblo El Mirage Golf Club
Tee Times
El Mirage $10
Red at Wigwam Resort
Tee Times
Litchfield Park $13
Union Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Sun City $16
Vistas Course at Westbrook Village Golf Club
Tee Times
Peoria $22
Lakes Course at Palm Valley Golf Club Goodyear $23 - $46
Quail Run Executive Golf Course
Tee Times
Sun City $13
Eagle's Nest Country Club at Pebble Creek Resort
Tee Times
Goodyear $15
Desert Mirage Golf Course
Tee Times
Glendale $9
Copper Canyon Golf Club - Vista/Lake Course
Tee Times
Buckeye $18
Whirlwind Golf Club - The Devil's Claw Course
Tee Times
Chandler $19
Tuscany Falls at Pebble Creek - West Course Goodyear $15 - $75
Sun City Country Club
Tee Times
Sun City $27
Papago Golf Course Phoenix $60 - $110
Adobe Dam Family Golf Center
Tee Times
Glendale $5.99
Aguila Golf Club - Par-3 Course
Tee Times
Laveen $5
Granite Falls Golf Club - North
Tee Times
Surprise $18
Trail Ridge Golf Course at Sun City West
Tee Times
Sun City West $12
Bellair Golf Course
Tee Times
Glendale $10
Aguila Golf Club Laveen $14 - $19
Paradise Valley Country Club Paradise Valley $81 - $110
Tatum Ranch Golf Club Cave Creek $80 - $90
Sun Village Golf Course Surprise $15
Ironwood Course at Anthem Golf & Country Club Anthem $150
Phoenix Country Club Phoenix $85
Encanto Golf Course Phoenix $24 - $32
Arrowhead Country Club Glendale $40 - $70
Deer Valley Golf Course at Sun City West Sun City West $30 - $40
Blackstone Country Club Peoria $75
Stardust Golf Course at Sun City West Sun City West $30 - $40
Echo Mesa Golf Course at Sun City West Sun City West $40 - $50
Persimmon Course at Anthem Golf & Country Club Anthem $160
The Futures Course at The 500 Club Glendale $14
Desert Trails Golf Course at Sun City West Sun City West $45 - $55
Moon Walk at Moon Valley Country Club Phoenix $20
The 500 Club Glendale $20 - $70
Briarwood Country Club at Sun City West Sun City West $60 - $70
Paradise Peak West Phoenix N/A
Cave Creek Golf Course Phoenix $26 - $34
The First Tee of Phoenix Phoenix $5
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