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Golfing in Hot Weather Just Got Easier

Don’t let the summer heat keep you from enjoying the round of a lifetime! Scottsdale’s premier golf courses offer early morning tee times plus these “cool” offerings to help golfers beat the heat.


Boulders Resort & Spa

Boulders Golf

Thanks to their slightly higher elevation, the two championship courses at the Boulders Club allow golfers to enjoy temperatures 10 to 15 degrees lower than the surrounding Valley of the Sun. These breathtaking scenic courses recently underwent $4 million in renovations, making play more exciting than ever. Sunrise tee times and Twilight Golf take advantage of the day’s cooler hours, while summer offerings in the pro shop include frosty beverages, cooling towels and seasonal discounts on golf attire with moisture wicking. Summer greens fees at the Boulders club start at just $89 per player.


TPC Scottsdale

TPC Scottsdale

As if playing where the pros compete during the WM Phoenix Open isn’t cool enough, TPC Scottsdale is keeping golfers comfy all summer long with ice and water stations placed every three holes on both the Stadium and Champions courses, coolers and ice on every cart to help players stay hydrated, and chilled mango-scented towels to use on the course or at the clubhouse for a refreshing lift.


The Phoenician Golf Club


The Phoenician Golf Club debuted a new fleet of golf carts in 2022 that turned to marine technology to keep players cool. This upgraded seat fabric is made of the same materials as boat seats, which prevents them from heating up under the Arizona sun. After your round, head for The Phoenician Tavern and wind down with a craft burger, parmesan fries and a spiked milkshake (because what’s summer without a milkshake?).


We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

We-Ko-Pa ClubCar Cart

Just say “no” to the summer stickies. Aside from updated GPS, Bluetooth connectivity and live scoring updates, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club’s new ClubCar cart fleet features premium, state-of-the-art seats with stay-cool marine vinyl that keeps surface temperatures up to 20 percent cooler. That keeps your legs comfortable – not sticky – during your round, even if it’s 120 degrees. Settle your bets over an ice-cold cocktail and elevated pub fare at the We-Ko-Pa Grille.


Troon Golf

Troon North Guys Clubs

Under the heading of coolest savings of the year, Scottsdale-based golf management firm Troon has launched its 2023 Arizona Summer Troon Card program that provides preferred rates to cardholders at numerous Troon-managed facilities, including 30+ golf courses throughout the Grand Canyon State. The Arizona Summer Troon Card is valid May 4 through September 30, and can be purchased for $139 for a TwoSome Card or $179 for a FourSome Card. Participating Scottsdale courses include Troon North Golf Club, Boulders Club and The Phoenician Golf Club. Additional perks include 2-for-1 golf offers, golf shop and restaurant discounts and a monthly e-newsletter with special offers.