When Golfers think of Arizona Golf what comes to mind is Scottsdale. While Scottsdale offers some of the best world class golf in the nation, the West Valley has some great golf to offer as well.
Designer: Jack Nicklaus II / 5,124 to 7,139 yards
The Golden Bear’s son had a chance to show his stuff at Golf Club of Estrella, and what he delivered is a challenging layout with a fascinating finishing stretch. The ‘Danger — Rattlesnake Habitat’ signs are a good reminder that you’re smack-dab in the middle of the desert.
Designer: Rees Jones / 5,307 to 7,208 yards
Once an exclusive private club, now is your chance to play without a membership. Quintero claims to have the best batch of Par-3s anywhere in Arizona, and it’s tough to argue with that after you’ve had an opportunity to play ’em.
Designers: Tom Lehman/John Fought / 5,142 to 7,258 yards
From the highest points of this rugged property, once used as a proving grounds for Caterpillar earth-moving equipment, you’ll be treated to spectacular views of downtown Phoenix. The only traffic you’ll hear, though, is the roar of F-16 fighter jets en route to nearby Luke Air Force Base.
Designer: Gary Panks / 5,573 to 7,259 yards
Trilogy at Vistancia scored bragging rights when Golf Digest categorized it as a five-star course in 2008. With wide fairways outlined by whispy fescue grass, it was the only Arizona offering on that exclusive list, quite a feat when you consider all of the options in this golf-crazed state.
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