One place that is perennially present in various listings of the best golf courses in Scottsdale, Arizona is the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. The We-Ko-Pa Golf Club is part of a huge luxury resort owned by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. For this reason, you can see traces of the rich tradition of the Yavapai culture throughout the resort.
A quick look at their brochures and promotional images is more than enough to make you make want to head straight to their resort. The breathtaking sight of expansive, immaculately-polished landscape will make you understand how this golf resort remains in the list of must-see golf vacation destinations in Arizona. The spectacular views is just the tip of the iceberg on what sets the We-Ko-Pa resort apart from the rest. The following are other reasons to choose We-Ko-Pa and take your golfing experience to the next level.
Two unique, word-class golf courses
We-Ko-Pa offers two unique, word-class golf courses: The Saguaro Course and The Cholla Course. These courses are carefully designed to challenge and entertain all levels of golfers from newbies to seasoned or professional players. Both courses are masterpieces of renowned golf course architects; Scott Miller for the Cholla Course and Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw for the Saguaro Course.
The Cholla Course opened to the public in 2001. The Saguaro Course began welcoming players in 2006. Both are widely acclaimed as the top golf courses in Arizona. The 18-hole and 72-pars Cholla Course is number 46 in Golf’s magazine list of Top 100 Golf Courses for 2016/2017. It is also number nine in Golfweek’s list of Top Golf Courses in Arizona for 2016. Meanwhile, the 18-hole and 71-pars Saguaro golf course is included in the 2017 list of Best Resort Courses in America of Golfweek Magazine. For 2018, the Saguaro Course tops the Golfweek’s list of Best Courses you can play in Arizona. Also in this list, the Cholla course is ranked at 10th place.
State-of-the art facilities and exciting activities
Golf may be your primary reason to visit We-Ko-Pa, but the luxury resort also offers an array of state-of-the art facilities to make your trip even more memorable.
A round of golf may leave you exhausted. The We-Ko-Pa Golf Club offers a relaxing stay in any of their 246 well-furnished rooms. You might think a night in their elegant accommodations would cost a fortune; but with various suites to choose from, you can have an amazing stay and play experience without breaking the bank. What’s more, We-Ko-Pa even offers pet-friendly accomodations.
While waiting for your scheduled tee time, you can try other activities by exploring the four-star resort amenities. You can take a dip in their outdoor pool or destress in the fitness and spa center. Or, try your luck at the Fort McDowell Casino, which houses casino games, lounges and restaurants. On the other hand, the 25,000 square feet resort and conference center is also worth checking out as it is a spacious and classy venue for business or social events.
Other golf resorts in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area can also claim to offer the panoramic desert views that serve as the amazing backdrop of the Cholla and Saguaro golf courses. However, the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club is the only one that can boast of being in a location that is free of nearby buildings, houses, major highways or other structures that would obstruct your view of the gorgeous desert.
The great location of We-Ko-Pa allows you to truly be one with nature. It offers a full and clear view of the Sonoran Desert, Four Peaks and the McDowell Mountains. These magnificent sights give the golf resort a serene and peaceful ambiance. Thankfully, being near nature does not equate to sacrificing convenience. The golf resort location is just minutes away from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and other restaurants and activities
Various vacation packages
In spite of the luxurious ambience and sophisticated facilities, We-Ko-Pa offers various vacation packages to match your needs within your budget. The We-Ko-Pa resort offers include romance packages for couples and stay and play packages for golf enthusiasts. Enjoy up to 30% savings on some vacation deals, by booking a package in advance. The We-Ko-Pa staff is also ready to customize a golf vacation or accommodate special requests.
A reward system for great deals and discounts
For an amazing experience with the best rates, the We-Ko-Pa luxury golf resort offers early bird discounts. Frequent visitors can also take advantage of the We-Ko-Pass program. This membership card is valid for one year and allows members access to special discounts and privileges. For one, a We-Ko-Pass holder enjoy unlimited rounds of golf and for a maximum of three guests. Moreover, your green fees can be 40-60% lower than than the regular rate and 20% off in non-sale items in their golf shop merchandise (does not include balls, gloves and clubs).
Arizona is home to hundreds of amazing golf resorts. If you want to experience the best that the golf industry in Scottsdale has to offer, you cannot pass up on staying at the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. Pinnacle Golf Vacations can expertly assist you in planning a one-of-a-kind golf experience at We-Ko-Pa! To inquire, help you book a tee time or reserve a vacation package, give Pinnacle Golf Vacations a call or fill out our online form today!