If you’re a golf enthusiast and are looking for the perfect place to call home, you’ll want to check out these five best golf communities in Northwest Scottsdale. Each one is spectacular in its own right. This guide explains.
5 Best Golf Communities in Northwest Scottsdale
Five of the most popular golf course communities in Northwest Scottsdale include:
- Dove Valley Ranch
- The Boulders
- Tatum Ranch
- Desert Ridge
Here’s a closer look at what makes each one special.
NW Scottsdale Golf Community #1: Dove Valley Ranch
Dove Valley Ranch, located in the northwestern part of Scottsdale, is a highly sought-after golf community. The community’s championship golf course was designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones II. The course is 18 holes and includes 88 acres of undisturbed, natural desert.
Dove Valley Ranch also offers stunning mountain views, luxury homes and an array of amenities such as community equestrian trails, multipurpose paths and close proximity to Cave Creek for shopping and dining.
NW Scottsdale Golf Community #2: Terravita
Terravita is a private, gated golf community that features a championship golf course designed by Greg Nash and Billy Casper. The course is 7,075 yards with a slope of 141 (and at its simplest, it’s 5,283 yards with a slope of 121).
In addition to the golf course, Terravita also offers residents access to tennis courts, a fitness center, and lap and lagoon-style pools. The 35,000-square foot clubhouse features outdoor terraces with beautiful mountain views great for sunsets, and there are two restaurants on-site that offer lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
NW Scottsdale Golf Community #3: The Boulders
The Boulders is a world-renowned golf community that’s home to two 18-hole courses – the North Course and the South Course. The courses were designed by Jay Morrish, and they’re both known for their dramatic views.
The community features The Boulders Club, plus access to the Waldorf Astoria Spa (a 33,000-square-foot restoration facility). With eight tennis courts, tennis socials and on-site one-on-one instruction with tennis pros, The Boulders is the place to be if you like to stay active. There’s also a fitness center, Pilates studio, lap pool and whirlpool.
NW Scottsdale Golf Community #4: Tatum Ranch
Tatum Ranch is a desert oasis that’s home to a 18-hole golf course designed by renowned architect Robert “Bob” Cupp. The course runs 6,856 yards long and has a par of 72.
The community also has a clubhouse, fitness center, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and residents have easy access to hiking and biking trails, plus shopping and dining in nearby Cave Creek.
NW Scottsdale Golf Community #5: Desert Ridge
Desert Ridge is one of the most popular golf communities in Scottsdale, and it’s home to two 18-hole courses – the Wildfire Golf Club’s Faldo Championship Course and the JW Marriott Camelback Golf Club. The courses were designed by Nick Faldo and Arnold Palmer, respectively.
In addition to the golf, Desert Ridge also has a full-service spa, six lighted tennis courts, a resort-style pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The community also offers close proximity to shopping, dining and entertainment.
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