Arizona is home to many fine golf courses, some of which rank among the best in the country. The desert terrain, scenic mountains, and the glaring Arizona sun provide some of the best setting for premiere golf vacation destinations. On the top list’s top list, the Arizona Grand Golf Course holds ground. For two decades now, the golf course has been known to provide challenging games and excellent resort services.
The Arizona Grand Golf Course is situated in the luxurious Arizona Grand Resort, right in the protected natural desert preserve of South Mountain Park. Designed by Forrest Richardson, the course features links style set on desert landscape. The result is a challenging course layout of many twists and turns, and an escalating challenge that is only revealed one hole after another. Golfers of all handicaps can enjoy the 6,331 yards of golf and its rolling fairways and dramatic elevation changes. This 18-hole par-71 golf vacation favorite offers the most scenic views of the mountains surrounding it and of the Sonoran desert.
Coupled with excellent service and world-class amenities, these superb playing conditions of the golf course make the Arizona Grand Golf Course a favorite among its counterparts. Players and golf publications alike all praise the golf trip haven in unison, as is proven by the following awards: “Greens of Distinction” & “Golden Links Award” from Corporate Incentive Travel Magazine; Gold Tee Award from Meetings & Conventions; “Top 35 Courses in Arizona”, “Best Golf Hole”, & “Best Service in Golf” from The Arizona Republic; and named among the nations Top 50 “Great Service” facilities by Golf Digest. It also holds 4 diamonds from AAA, and 4-stars from Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play”, and an “Excellent” rating from the Zagat Survey. Justifying its rank won’t be so hard to do. A single visit to the course is all it needs and no trace of doubt shall remain: this is definitely among the best.