Considered as one of the Four Corners states of the United States and the sixth largest in terms of land area, Arizona has been popularly known for its desert landscape. Of the state’s vast 113,998 square miles area, 85% is home to park lands, public forests, and the Native American reservations. Although the state has been best known for its desert climate, pine-covered areas on its mountains and plateaus are among the additional topographical characteristics that are not known to many. Aside from the magnificent Grand Canyon, guests from all over the world can feast on the great views of unusual rock formations, amazing sunrises and sunsets, towering mountains above the red-walled canyons, as well as the state’s beautiful greens with exciting golf vacation packages. Arizona’s renowned golf courses include Phoenix/Scottsdale and Tucson.
Phoenix and Scottsdale are among the rapidly growing cities that comprise the world renowned Valley of the Sun. Phoenix is home to the state’s most traditional and venerable resorts suited for all kinds of golf vacation while Scottsdale has the world’s most impressive high end resort courses. Each year, these places cater to millions of beginner and professional golfers who want to test their skills on the admirable collection of high quality layouts. These courses were masterpieces of some notable designers like Jack Nicklaus II, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Robert Trent Jones Jr., and Hale Irwin. Whether taking a day off the hustles of the busy world or simply enjoy nature at its finest with the entire family, Phoenix/Scottsdale offers one of the world’s best vacation destination that comes along with unmatched golfing experiences.
Situated 118 miles off Phoenix is Tucson, the 32nd largest city in the United States. Set on the Sonoran desert’s alluvial plains, Tucson is surrounded by minor ranges of mountains. To its north is the Tortolita and Santa Catalina Mountains, to the east is the Rincon Mountains, to the south is the Santa Rita Mountains, and to the west is the Tucson Mountains. In these majestic mountains, the lush greens with the warm gentle breeze holds the array of amazing golf courses that every golfer on all handicap levels will find very challenging.