Hot Golf Times In Scottsdale (And Phoenix)

Winter Is Wonderful, But It Rocks Year-Round
scottsdale troon north

Tempus fugit, as the Romans uttered – and, as proof, it’s already that fabled time of year when Arizona transforms itself from the world’s largest outdoor sauna into a golfer’s Valhalla, especially in and around Phoenix, and more specifically, Scottsdale. There are likely more good golf holes around these here parts than anywhere in the Read more…

Las Vegas Golf Is A Great Bet

A Plan For Your Next Sin City Sojourn

If you wanna spice up that golf with some debaucherous revelry, you could make it a casino course destination. You could. Why not, instead, do the Real Deal? Why not Las Vegas? So here in nutshell is your down and dirty guide to a Sin City golf getaway. PEG IT The top honor in Vegas Read more…

Wynn Las Vegas Course Reopens

The only resort golf course on the Las Vegas Strip returns to Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, October 11, with the grand reopening of the Wynn Golf Club. The original 18-hole championship course established in 2005 has been reimagined by legendary golf course architect Tom Fazio to give players a new golf experience from the Read more…

Wynn Golf Club Back In Vegas

Tee Times Start In October For Fazio Course

Wynn Las Vegas invites golfers to experience the anticipated return of the Wynn Golf Club and be among the first to play the new Tom Fazio golf course. The 18-hole championship course debuts on Friday, October 11 with a dramatically reimagined topography from the opening drive to the final putt. Guests can begin reserving tee Read more…

Phoenix’s West Valley Golf Part 2: Estrella and Verrado

These Master-Planned Gems Are Worth The Drive

OK, you’ve made the leap and decided to do your next winter or spring desert golf jag in Phoenix’s West Valley, out beyond the big ol’ dome where the Cardinals play and the Super Bowl came around a few years back. Perhaps you’ve deciced to make the venerable Wigwam Resort your home base, played a Read more…

Phoenix’s West Valley Golf Part 1: The Wigwam

Why the Wigwam Is a Sweet Home Base

As host to the PGA Tour’s raucous Waste Management Open, golf-rich Scottsdale grabs many headlines among winter golf travelers, and understandably so. It’s one of America’s most potent golf destinations, loaded with top-tier layouts like Troon North, the Boulders, Grayhawk and, yes, TPC Scottsdale itself. But way over on the other side of town, what’s Read more…

Hell 2 Heaven Golf Challenge Celebrates Extremes

One Summer Day, Two Rounds, Nearly Two Miles of Elevation Change 

In what may resemble golf’s version of mood swings, players will experience the lowest of lows and highest of highs in one day at the Hell 2 Heaven Golf Challenge. This bucket-list event, set for the summer solstice, June 21, 2018, is destined to be a marriage made in, ahem, Heaven! Daring participants will begin Read more…

Tucson Golf A Different Desert Experience

Play Where Authentic Arizona And Cool Golf Coexist
Tucson Golf-Dove Mountain

So what about Tucson golf? In the Grand Canyon State, greater Phoenix-Scottsdale has the capitol building, the population, the professional teams, the over-the-top golf event, scores and scores and scores of courses and a sense of superiority. Tucson cares not. For it has history, an artsy vibe, authenticity, balance; call ’em just righteous cool chops. Read more…

We-Ko-Pa Cholla Is Golf-Ready Again

Arizona Favorite Gets A Great Makeover

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club’s Cholla course in Fort McDowell, Arizona, is back and better than ever after a $1.8 million renovation project — an update to vital elements of an award-winning golf experience that invariably require attention with time. “We’re very pleased with the way the renovation turned out,” said Matt Barr, general manager of We-Ko-Pa Golf Club.  “Although Read more…

Sweet On St. George Golf

Utah’s Fastest-Growing City Takes Desert Golf To New Heights

There are sleepers, and there are deep sleepers. In golf destination terms, St. George, Utah, is both. For quality of public-access courses, it’s as deep as the crimson-tinted canyons of Zion National Park, whose southwestern gate is just 40 minutes east — or even the Grand Canyon itself, the less-visited but more beautiful North Rim Read more…