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The Best Private Golf Courses In Scottsdale

When it comes to private golf courses, Scottsdale is known for both quantity and quality. The city has a reputation for some of the most beautiful fairways and putting greens in the country, as well as distinguished golf events like the Phoenix Open.

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You’ll also find amazing luxury golf course properties here. If you want to live along any of the city’s private golf courses, call me, Christy Mooney, at (602) 538-5106 or send an email to christymooneyaz(at)gmail(dotted)com.

  1. Estancia Golf Club
    27998 N 99th Place

    Estancia’s gated community boasts an 18-hole Tom Fazio Championship Golf Course. Located on Pinnacle Peak, a famed landmark, the course offers 7,314 yards of exceptional game play. Bent grass, scenic views, and an active caddy program will give you an experience you won’t forget.

    Estancia Golf Club was included in “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses” in 2015 and 2016, thanks to the high caliber of its staff and facilities.

  2. Whisper Rock Golf Club
    32002 N Old Bridge Rd

    Anyone looking for a challenging but rewarding game will find it here at Whisper Rock. The golf club has two golf courses: The Upper course, designed by Tom Fazio, and the Lower course, designed by Phil Mickelson. As one of the most prestigious and highest rated clubs in the US, Whisper Rock has attracted numerous PGA Tour players.

  3. Troon Golf and Country Club
    25000 N Windy Walk Dr

    Test your skill at this club’s challenging golf course, where changes in elevation, mounded fairways, well-protected greens, and a rolling terrain make for an exhilarating game. The club also boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center, lagoon pool, and tennis court. Social events like themed dinners and wine tastings take place year round, giving you countless opportunities to meet new people.

  4. Desert Highlands Golf Club
    10040 E Happy Valley Rd

    The Desert Highlands Golf Club offers the best of desert living, with about 500 distinctive homes and breathtaking views of Pinnacle Peak. Here you’ll find an 18-hole Nicklaus Signature Championship Golf Course and a Gary Panks-designed 18-hole putting course. Upscale amenities, such as a wellness club, racquet club, and over 13 courts are also available.

  5. The Silverleaf Club
    8701 N Silverleaf Dr

    Golf course architect Tom Weiskopf designed the signature course exclusively for Silverleaf Club’s members. Tucked away in the McDowell Mountains, this par-72 championship course spans 7,322 yards and commands breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

    Members also enjoy access to an elegant, 50,000-square-foot clubhouse and luxurious spa facilities.

  6. Desert Mountain
    37700 Desert Mountain Pkwy

    Desert Mountain offers members exclusive access to six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses – the largest private collection of the architect’s signature golf courses in the world. It’s also home to prestigious tournaments like the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and the Southwestern Amateur.

    Golfers can look forward to rolling fairways, dramatic elevation changes, and sweeping views of metro Phoenix-Scottsdale. A fine selection of luxury homes can also be found here.

For more information on private golf courses, visit the official travel site for Scottsdale.