Golfing Near Desert’s Edge: Top 5 Phoenix Golf Courses

January 31, 2020

With more than 325 days of annual sunshine the “Valley of the Sun’s” warm climate combined with the dramatic Sonoran Desert landscape have made Phoenix golf courses some of the world’s best. While staying at Desert Edge RV Park, take a morning or afternoon out to enjoy one of these top 5 Phoenix area golf courses.

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1. TPC Scottsdale

This is what desert golf is all about: lush green grass, big fairways, an amazing clubhouse, major practice facilities, and PGA Tour-level golf. Specifically, the Stadium Course, is a must. During the final stretch you’ll encounter two intense risk-reward holes-the drivable par 4 (17th.), and the over water par 5 (15th.), and the notable par 3 (16th.).

2. Quintero Golf Club (Peoria)

Located less than one hour northwest of Phoenix Sky Harbor airport, in the high Sonoran desert near Lake Pleasant in the Hieroglyphic Mountains, this accessible yet secluded course has been named one of America’s Top 100 modern golf courses by Golfweek Magazine since, 2002. Located at an elevation between 1986 and 2670 feet, the entire property is surrounded by Federal lands, adding to the feeling of privacy.

3. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, McDowell

With no homes on site and two outstanding golf courses, this is a must-try club for those wanting to enjoy the best Valley courses. Scott Miller designed its original Cholla Course that boasts a play 7,200 yards from tip to tip. You’ll savor great golf, scenic vistas, specifically the elevated trees that showcase beautiful Sonoran desert and surrounding mountain views. Located in Fort McDowell.

4. Grayhawk Golf Club

The PGA Tour event was previously hosted on its Raptor Course, designed by Tom Fazio. It’s notably challenging with its varied long and short par 4s and memorable par 5s, along with an around the lake risk-reward 18th. Designed by David Graham and Gary Panks, the Talon Course is definitely one not to be missed. Located in Scottsdale.

5. The Boulders, Carefree

The 36 holes of The Boulders, Carefree are incomparable in layout to anything you’ve ever seen. The massive, 12 million-year-old namesake boulders will command your attention in the breathtaking Sonoran Desert landscape. Both courses are designed by Jay Morrish, and the North and South Courses are built right into the desert foothills. Located in Carefree.

About Desert’s Edge RV Park

Desert’s Edge RV Park is located in Phoenix, Arizona and offers sites for RVs of all sizes including motor homes, 5th Wheels, and travel trailers. You’ll also find great amenities such as a hot tub, heated pool, fitness center, and game room. Reserve your space today at the premier accommodations near the top 5 Phoenix Golf Courses at www.desertsedgerv.com/reservations/.

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