August 25, 2015

The Best Golf Courses in Arizona

We rank the top venues in Arizona (2015-2016)
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  1. (1) The Estancia Club, Scottsdale †
  2. (2) Forest Highlands G.C. (Canyon), Flagstaff Δ
  3. (3) Whisper Rock G.C. (Upper) (above), Scottsdale Δ
  4. (4) The Stone Canyon Club, Oro Valley Δ
  5. (7) Pine Canyon Club, Flagstaff
  6. (6) Whisper Rock G.C. (Lower), Scottsdale Δ
  7. (10) Desert Highlands G.C., Scottsdale Δ
  8. (5) Forest Highlands G.C. (Meadow), Flagstaff
  9. (9) The Rim G.C., Payson
  10. (13) Desert Mountain Club (Chiricahua), Scottsdale
  11. (8) Silverleaf Club, Scottsdale
  12. (12) Desert Forest G.C., Carefree
  13. (20) Troon C.C., Scottsdale
  14. (14) The Mirabel Club, Scottsdale
  15. (11) Talking Rock G.C., Prescott
  16. (18) Desert Mountain Club (Renegade), Scottsdale
  17. (17) Scottsdale National G.C., Scottsdale
  18. (16) Desert Mountain Club (Geronimo), Scottsdale
  19. (22) Quintero G.C., Peoria ★
  20. (15) The Club at Seven Canyons, Sedona
  21. (24) We-Ko-Pa G.C. (Saguaro), Fort McDowell ★
  22. (19) The G.C. at Chaparral Pines, Payson
  23. (23) Troon North G.C. (Pinnacle), Scottsdale ★
  24. (-) Troon North G.C. (Monument), Scottsdale ★
  25. (21) Ritz-Carlton G.C. at Dove Mountain (Saguaro/Tortolita), Marana ★

KEY TO SYMBOLS

† 100 Greatest Golf Course

Δ Second 100 Greatest

√ 100 Greatest Public

★ Open to the public

(Rank in 2013-14 in parentheses)

America's 100 Greatest & America's Second 100 Greatest requires a minimum of 45 evaluations accumulated within 8 years, 100 Greatest Public 25 evaluations and Best in State 10 ballots. While a few highly ranked state courses do have a higher score than 100 Greatest, Second 100 Greatest or 100 Greatest Public courses within that state, and are listed above them, they will not appear on a national ranking until achieving the qualifying ballots.