Here are the Top 10 golf courses in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?

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Top 10 Arizona private golf courses

Here are the Top 10 private golf courses in Arizona, as featured in the 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona:

1. Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia

Background: Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia, located in Northwest Peoria, features a one-of-a-kind private club experience unlike anything else available in the Northwest Valley. Members enjoy year-round events and activities and a Hacienda-style 30,000 sf clubhouse offering casual and fine dining, a 24-hour fitness center, lighted tennis and pickleball courts, pool with private cabanas, lap pool and children’s play area and professional bocce courts. The 18-hole, par-72 Jim Engh-designed championship golf course was inspired by the links courses in Ireland and features mountain views, majestic saguaros and an abundance of desert wildlife. 

2. Silverleaf Club

3. Forest Highlands Golf Club

4. Desert Mountain Club

5. Whisper Rock Golf Club

6. Chaparral Pines

7. Mesa Country Club

8. Encanterra Country Club

9. The Rim Golf Club

10. Arrowhead Country Club

Top 10 Arizona public golf courses

Here are the Top 10 public golf courses in Arizona, as featured in the 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona:

1. Talking Stick Golf Club

Background: Designed by legendary course architects Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, Talking Stick Golf Club is comprised two distinctive championship golf courses offering beautiful, tranquil scenery and memorable experiences. The O’odham Course (formerly North Course), with its broad, angular holes, rewards thoughtful play through the rise of its many options according to one’s level of skill. Its low profile, slightly crowned greens and close-cropped approaches encourage running as well as aerial assaults. The Piipaash Course (formerly South Course) with its tree lined fairways and raised greens defended at the sides offers a more straightforward style of play. It presents its challenge and strategy in an open and clear-cut fashion.

2. Gold Canyon Golf Resort

3. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

4. Troon North Golf Club

5. Eagle Mountain Golf Club

6. Raven Golf Club – Phoenix

7. Grayhawk Golf Club

8. Springfield Golf Resort

9. Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia

10. Sedona Golf Resort

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