Friday, August 14, 2015

Scottsdale tees up outstanding values on fall golf

The dog days of summer are nearly done, and the holidays are just around the corner. But that doesn’t mean your golf clubs need to go into hibernation. If you’re dreaming of green fairways and bright sunshine, there’s no place quite like Scottsdale. Between Labor Day and New Year’s Eve, Scottsdale offers warm days, cool nights and outstanding golf packages from which to choose.

“From early fall through the first of the year is generally my favorite time to be in Scottsdale,” said Brandel Chamblee, former PGA TOUR player, current Golf Channel analyst and Scottsdale golf ambassador. “The weather is beautiful, and the golf courses are pristine. Yet the throngs of visitors have yet to arrive, so tee times and great prices are easy to come by.”

Among the seasonal highlights is Boulders Resort & Spa’s Stay-and-Play package. You’ll stay in one of the celebrated resorts’ private casitas, while enjoying one round of golf per person per night on either of the Boulders two acclaimed golf courses, and a $25 per person lunch voucher. In between rounds of golf, head over to the Spa at the Boulders for unlimited fitness classes. Rates start at $427 per night, double occupancy until Oct. 10, and $589 per night, double occupancy Oct. 11 to Dec. 31.  

Likewise, the renowned JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa is offering its Unlimited Golf Package. Unwind in a luxurious casita guest room, chow down on complimentary breakfast each morning, and head out to the course for a day of unlimited golf on either of the resort’s two courses, including the new Ambiente Course. Spend that extra cash you saved at the resort’s golf, spa and tennis retail shops, where you’ll receive a 20 percent discount. Seasonal rates start at $279 per room, per night, double occupancy. The package is available until April 30.

For those with PGA TOUR dreams, the AAA Five-Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess gives you the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of your heroes with its Championship Golf Package. Enjoy nightly accommodations at the resort and one round of golf each day at TPC Scottsdale, home of the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, and Grayhawk Golf Club, former host site of the PGA TOUR’s Fry’ Open. Take advantage of the package’s other offerings, including complimentary ground transportation to and from the golf courses, complimentary use of the practice facilities prior to play, and dedicated golf concierge to book your tee times. Rates vary by season with prices starting at $219 per room, per night based upon double occupancy.

Not to be outdone, Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North has teamed with Troon Golf to create the Four Seasons Getaway.  Your stay will include two nights’ accommodations at the Sonoran Desert hideaway, plus one round of golf per person on either of Troon North’s acclaimed Monument and Pinnacle golf courses, two of the highest rated golf courses in the nation. Fall pricing starts at $400 per person, per night, double occupancy.

For a unique luxury experience in the heart of Scottsdale, book Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch golf package, which combines overnight accommodations at the resort, complimentary breakfast, and golf for you and a friend at the private Gainey Ranch Golf Club. And you won’t want to miss out on the swag. You’ll receive a welcome gift that includes tees, ball marker, repair tool, yardage guide and bag tag. The package is available until Dec. 31, and .rates vary.

Talking Stick Resort, on the neighboring Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, is amping up its allure with its new Fairway to Heaven package. You’ll be in absolute heaven after playing some exceptional Coore/Crenshaw golf at Talking Stick Golf Club. You’ll unwind during either a 60-minute athletic massage or 60-minute repair and prevent facial at the resort’s acclaimed 14th floor spa. Rates start at $359 per night, and the package is valid through Dec. 31.

Stay, play and soak up the serene Sonoran Desert beauty on the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation when you book We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center a Stay-and-Play package. You’ll stay overnight at the newly remodeled resort and head straight onto the course to play one round of golf on either of We-Ko-Pa Golf Club’s two stellar courses – both of which are consistently ranked among the tops in the state. The package is available until April 30, and rates start at $129 per night, double occupancy.

Scottsdale boasts more than 200 golf courses in the surrounding area, as well as consistently perfect weather, outstanding resorts, dining, nightlife, outdoor adventure, shopping and natural beauty. Combine all of this with easy access from nearly anywhere on the globe, and Scottsdale truly is “The World’s Finest Golf Destination.” To learn more, visit

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