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As excitement builds for the 2024 WM Phoenix Open, one of the most vibrant events on the PGA Tour, Scottsdale will welcome golf enthusiasts from around the world this February 5–11. While the main action unfolds at the iconic TPC Scottsdale, the surrounding area is also renowned for its plethora of outstanding golf courses in the heart of the desert. 

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Whether you're looking to warm up before attending the Open or hoping to unwind with a leisurely round, these five Arizona golf courses each offer a unique golfing experience for both amateurs and aficionados alike. 

1. Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club

Spanning over 320 acres, Ak-Chin Southern Dunes (pictured above) offers a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. It’s a haven where the outside world fades away, allowing the game of golf to take center stage. Designed by Fred Couples and Schmidt-Curley, this golf course embraces the breathtaking, unrestricted vistas of Arizona’s magnificent desert landscapes. In the spirit of the world’s most prestigious courses, Ak-Chin recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and proudly holds esteemed recognition, including a coveted spot on Golfweek’s Top 100 Resort Courses list. www.akchinsoutherndunes.com