Scottsdale is known as one of the world’s finest golf destinations, and during the dead of winter, there’s simply no better place to play.
Scottsdale enjoys 330-plus days of sunshine and a mere 7.7 inches of rainfall annually. With a year-round median average temperature of 70 degrees and way-below-par humidity, Scottsdale’s scorecard is shaping up nicely. Next, tack on 1,223 holes and 51 golf courses located within Scottsdale’s city limits, and then mix in an additional 156 courses sprinkled across Scottsdale’s Valley of the Sun neighbors. Scottsdale’s virtues are as clear as the sky on a typical day.
Scottsdale measures up well against the game’s most storied destinations. Scotland has its history and windswept links-style courses; California has Pebble Beach and other ocean-side favorites; and Augusta has its pine trees, dogwoods and azaleas. However, no golf landscape is as distinctive as Scottsdale’s striking Sonoran Desert. Here, green fairways stretch across a starkly beautiful landscape brimming with billion-year-old rock formations, bottomless arroyos and towering saguaros.
And for those who’d rather watch the pros compete on one of the largest stages in golf, the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Phoenix Open draws 500,000 spectators annually who have the same idea. It’s easily the best-attended golf tournament in the world with a wildly popular party vibe accompanying the stellar play on TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course.
Taken together, there’s just no place like Scottsdale,.
To learn more about all that Scottsdale has to offer, or to plan your next golf trip, visit www.ExperienceScottsdaleGolf.com.