Top 10 Arizona Golf Courses Public And Private

Dated: 10/03/2019

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As a former Golf Professional in Scottsdale and Phoenix Arizona I have had the pleasure of playing some of the best golf courses in the valley. Below are my rankings as well as a few comments. We do represent buyers and sellers at almost all of these properties as well! Feel free to share you favorites as this is a moving and flexible list!


Top 10 Public Golf Courses 

1    Troon North $$$$ ~ Set the standard for luxury public golf in Arizona.

2    We-Ko-Pa $$$$~ Pure golf, no homes, great layout.

3    Grayhawk $$$  ~ Near town, great service, 36 holes.

4    Talking Stick $$$ ~ Ben Crenshaw design, on native Indian reservation.

5    The Boulders $$$ ~ Old school high end scottsdale layout, views are amazing.

6     Quintero $$$ ~ Middle of nowhere, big golf course.  Challenging.

7    The Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain $$$ ~ Ritz Carlton, Tucson Mountains.

8    TPC Scottsdale $$$$ ~ Play where the PGA pros play.  Stadium course only.

9    Legend Trail $$$ ~ Reasonable price in north Scottsdale.

10   The Raven $$$ ~ In town, great service.


Top 10 Private Golf Communities

1    Silver Leaf~Location, view, prestige.  The cream of North Scottsdale.

2    Estancia~Fazio design, north of Silver Leaf.  Simple amazing and ultra private.

3    Whisper Rock~The golfers club.  Meet at “The Hang” after your round.  

4    Desert Mountain  ~7 Jack Nicklaus courses, the ultimate in master planned private.

5    Forest Highlands ~In Flagstaff, where every member of the first 4 clubs go in the summer.

6    Pine Canyon ~ Flagstaff’s newer and upscale version of Forest Highlands.

7    Desert Forest ~ Original desert jewel.  Rated #1 GC in Arizona. Old school private.

8    DC Ranch ~ 36 holes of golf in north Scottsdale, close to everything.

9    Desert Highlands ~ First Nicklaus GC in the Desert.  Location and old school charm.

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Jeff Seman

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