For those who want to experience golf at its best in the Valley of the Sun, there’s Scottsdale Golf Week, Dec. 5-11, a weeklong celebration will provide golfers the opportunities to play some of Arizona’s top courses, including special pricing of up to 30 percent off greens fees, unique events and values on vacation packages at dozens of the city’s most celebrated courses, resorts and attractions. ScottsdaleGolfWeek.com.
Golfers also will the chance to participate in “The Gauntlet,” a tournament sponsored by Golf Digest that features some of Scottsdale’s finest courses, attractions and cuisine. www.ExperienceScottsdaleGolf.com.
Scottsdale Golf Week will feature packages from some of the most notable resorts in the area, including Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, where guests receive a $100 resort credit for every paid two-night stay; Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, which is offering 20 percent off a one-night stay plus breakfast at the resort and golf at Camelback Golf Club; and Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa, where guests receive overnight accommodations, breakfast and golf for two at Gainey Ranch Golf Club.
Scottsdale Golf Week will also include a variety of golf-themed activities at other participating venues. These include a free 30-minute demonstration on the Robo Swing Trainer at Boccieri Golf, daily putting and trivia contests at PGA Superstore’s two Scottsdale locations; and all-day happy-hour pricing at McDowell Mountain Golf Club during Scottsdale Golf Week.
For those looking for an even more luxurious luxury vacation, The Gauntlet will feature Scottsdale’s golf, gastronomy and entertainment scenes. The Gauntlet will run Dec. 7-11, and its centerpiece is The Gauntlet Tournament, comprised of three rounds three of of the best courses in Arizona. The first two rounds will be played at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club and Grayhawk Golf Club. The final round will be played in an exciting “obstacle golf” format on Scottsdale’s world-renowned Monument Course at Troon North Golf Club.