Nothing beats the sheer beauty and challenge of playing golf in the desert. These top 10 Scottsdale golf resorts provide the perfect backdrop to your afternoon tee time.
The Boulders Resort, located just outside the Scottsdale city limits in a swath of serene desert, is home to one of the regions best and most respected golf resorts. Rugged and beautiful, the resort features two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Jay Morrish. These are often considered some of the most demanding courses in the city, if not the entire Southwest, making this a top golfing destination for players from around the world.
Gainey Ranch Golf Club, located adjacent to the gorgeous Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa, is a private golf facility that is available exclusively to Hyatt guests and golf club members. The course is designed for challenging yet scenic play, especially the Lake course, which challenges players with strategically placed streams and waterfalls.
Over at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, this legendary course stands as a hallmark of excellence. The two 18-hole championship level golf courses were designed to complement the rolling desert, with play often following the natural curves of mountains and ravines. No matter where you stay during your visit, Scottsdale's popular golf resorts are truly a golfer's paradise.