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
This property is a 4 star, all suite resort and features an 18-hole championship golf course, Pointe Golf Club on Lookout Mountain. The resort also has 8 swimming pools open 24 hours a day and a 3-acre water park filled with waterslides, cabanas, and a poolside restaurant and bar.
Price range: $79

Courses

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