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Gainey Ranch Golf Club
480/483-2582
7600 Gainey Club Dr
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Resort
# of Holes
27
Course Architect
J. Michael Poellot

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Mccormick Ranch Golf Club -Pine
480/948-0260
7505 E Mccormick Pkwy
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Sanctuary Golf Course At Westworld
480/502-8200
10690 East Sheena Drive
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Pavilion Lakes Golf Club
480/948-3370
8870 E Indian Bend Rd
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Ancala Country Club
480/391-2777
11700 E Via Linda St
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Perry Dye

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Mccormick Ranch Golf Club -Palm
480/948-0260
7505 E Mccormick Pkwy
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Starfire Golf Course
602/951-2535
7702 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
27

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Cactus & Pine GCSA
(602) 998-9059
7418 E. Helm Drive, Suite 227/228
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Paradise Valley Country Club
(602) 952-7232
7101 N Tatum Blvd
Paradise Valley, AZ
 
Marriotts Camelback Golf Club - Padre
480/596-7050
7847 N Mockingbird Ln
Scottsdale , AZ
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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