Arizona Getaways: Troon North

Troon North Golf Club and the Troon North resort

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The Golf

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The Troon North resort north of Scottsdale has two Tom Weiskopf-designed 18-hole experiences that provide a perfect introduction to desert golf. The landscape of the Sonoran Desert is modified just enough to give the fairways and greens room to provide a lush challenge. The twists of the fabled Pinnacle course require smart placement to avoid the many natural rocky fields strewn between emerald fairways, greens and tee boxes. Its companion, the Monument course, makes great use of natural rock formations to add even more challenge. And true to the name of its No. 18 hole, St. Andrews, the greens are simply enormous.

After Your Round

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On course, the Dynamite Grille offers a delicious array, much of it with a southwest flare. The grille gets going early, with a breakfast lineup to power your round or lunch/dinner offerings for after golf.

Others nearby include the family-owned Pinnacle Grille and Darcy’s Ristorante.

Where to Stay

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The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is just around the corner from the Troon North clubhouse. The luxury resort and spa offers the perfect desert getaway or basecamp from which to explore the museums, shops and nightlife that Scottsdale has to offer.  The resort features plans and packages for every taste, including many that offer access to the trails and beauty of the Sonoran Desert.

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