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Jim De Fazio

 
By Jim De Fazio
Published on December 17, 2008
 
The state of Arizona has long been considered as one of the best holiday destination for golf lovers. The beautiful desert state offers a golf course to fit every golfing enthusiast's needs. With the "Valley of the Sun" enjoying an average of over three hundred days of sunshine in a year, the weather is bound to be perfect for a golfing vacation.

The state of Arizona has long been considered as one of the best holiday destination for golf lovers. The beautiful desert state offers a golf course to fit every golfing enthusiast's needs. With the "Valley of the Sun" enjoying an average of over three hundred days of sunshine in a year, the weather is bound to be perfect for a golfing vacation.

A trip to the Phoenix golf course or Scottsdale golf course is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the sport and the many amenities offered by the surrounding communities. Just a short drive east of the Phoenix area, one can enjoy the scenic high desert views of the Tucson golf course. One can also check into one of the many world-class luxury resorts.

The metropolitan Phoenix itself offers an astonishing 185 golf destinations, which includes public, private and resort golf courses. For those who want more than just golfing, the breathtaking views to be enjoyed in this state make for an unforgettable golfing experience. One of the most dramatic Arizona putting greens, the Sedona Arizona golf offers beautiful red sandstone arches as its background scenery.

In the summer, when the temperatures outside sometimes reach 120 degrees F, indoor putting greens are available for those who want to escape the heat, but still enjoy their favorite pastime. In addition, the quality and design of the golf courses in the state is renowned worldwide.

The Arizona community is home to professional events including the PGA Tour FBR Open held in February at TPC of Scottsdale, the LPGA Tour's Safeway Ping in March at Superstition Mountain, and the Nationwide Tour Gila River Golf Classic held in Chandler during the month of October.

With the population of the Phoenix metropolitan area increasing considerably every year, the golf industry in Arizona valley can only grow in the future.