It’s no coincidence that Arizona is home to many retirees and golf communities. Avid golfers can enjoy golf communities that provide luxurious amenities and scenic courses designed by pros such as Tom Weiskopf and Jack Niklaus.
With so many luxury golf communities to choose from, it's hard to find the best one. The list below features some of the best golf communities from Arizona for players looking to golf well into retirement.
Located in Scottsdale, Desert Mountain is an exclusive and prestigious golf club ranked among the best private clubs in Arizona and across the United States. Members can enjoy Jack Nicklaus golf courses and a par-54 championship course within 8,300 acres of natural beauty.
The community hosts an array of elegant homes set in secluded villages. Homeowners can enjoy stunning views of mountain peaks and vistas while enjoying a variety of entertainment or wellness options.
Ranked in the top 20 of Golfweek’s Best, Flagstaff is one of Arizona’s finest private golf communities. Designed by Jerry Pate, the 18-hole course features world-class golfing among undulating terrain, beautiful vistas, and mountain views.
The club is located a few miles from downtown Flagstaff and offers amenities such as a 25,000 square foot clubhouse, fitness classes, and tennis and pickleball courts. Real estate listings include estates, condos, townhomes, and custom homesites.
DC Ranch is located in North Scottsdale and known for luxury real estate and amenities. Members can enjoy golf on a classic course designed by Tom Lehman and John Fought. Designed for all golfer levels, the course is framed by scenic valley views.
Membership also provides access to premier tennis programs, a modern fitness facility, and inviting social calendar. DC Ranch encompasses 4,400 acres and offers approximately 2,600 acres of developable real estate.
Located on 713 Sonoran Desert acres in Scottsdale, Mirabel is a premier golf club experience. Its 7,147 yard, par-71 course was designed by Tom Fazio and provides dramatic natural views accessibility for all player levels.
Mirabel members have access to amenities including a spa, fitness programs, and social activities. Its exclusive community includes real estate options such as custom homes, homesites, or desirable homes in the El Corazon neighborhood.
Estancia's private community and golf course is found on 640 acres near Pinnacle Peak in Scottsdale. Its 18-hole championship golf course provides 7,314 yards of stunning views and has been featured in Golfweek Magazine and Golf Digest.
Amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center, and tennis and pickleball courts as well as a luxurious clubhouse. Estancia’s real estate community features modern condos and single family homes with views of Pinnacle Peak or city lights.