Top Golf Communities in Scottsdale for Avid Golfers

Top Golf Communities in Scottsdale for Avid Golfers

  • 06/24/24

Scottsdale is a golfer’s paradise, offering a range of luxurious communities with world-class golf courses and amenities. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or just starting out, Scottsdale has the perfect community to meet your needs. This guide explores some of the top golf communities in Scottsdale, providing insights into what makes each one unique.

Top Golf Communities in Scottsdale for Avid Golfers

Scottsdale is home to many prestigious golf communities that provide unparalleled amenities and stunning landscapes. This guide explains the following:

  • Silverleaf
  • Estancia
  • Mirabel
  • Desert Mountain
  • The Boulders

Here’s a closer look at each.

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Silverleaf is a premier golf community nestled in the McDowell Mountains. Known for its luxurious homes and breathtaking views, Silverleaf offers an exclusive golfing experience with a private 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf. The community features custom estates, villas, and cottages, all with access to top-notch amenities such as a spa, fitness center, and fine dining.


Estancia is a private, gated community located at the base of Pinnacle Peak. Estancia’s centerpiece is its award-winning Tom Fazio-designed golf course, which is consistently ranked among the best in Arizona. The community offers custom homes and villas, providing a luxurious living experience. Residents enjoy access to the Estancia Club, which includes dining, fitness facilities, and social activities.


Mirabel is an exclusive golf community known for its stunning desert landscape and luxurious amenities. The Mirabel Golf Club features a Tom Fazio-designed course that seamlessly integrates with the natural surroundings. The community offers custom homes and homesites, providing a range of options for discerning buyers. Amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, spa services, and fine dining options.

Desert Mountain

Desert Mountain is one of Scottsdale’s most renowned golf communities, offering six Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses. This expansive community provides a variety of home styles, from custom estates to lock-and-leave villas. Desert Mountain boasts an array of amenities, including multiple clubhouses, fitness centers, tennis courts, and hiking trails. It’s an ideal destination for those seeking an active lifestyle in a luxurious setting.

The Boulders

The Boulders is a unique golf community set against the backdrop of stunning boulder formations. The community features two championship golf courses designed by Jay Morrish, offering a challenging yet enjoyable experience. The Boulders offers a mix of custom homes, villas, and casitas, providing a range of living options. Residents enjoy access to The Boulders Club, which includes dining, fitness facilities, and a full-service spa.

FAQ About Golf Communities in Scottsdale

Check out these commonly asked questions about golf communities in Scottsdale. If you don't see your question here, please call our office and we'll find you the answers you need.

What Makes Scottsdale a Great Place for Golfers?

Scottsdale offers a unique combination of beautiful weather, stunning landscapes, and world-class golf courses. The city is home to numerous luxury golf communities, each providing exceptional amenities and a high-quality lifestyle.

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How Do I Choose the Right Golf Community in Scottsdale?

Consider factors such as location, amenities, home styles, and the design of the golf course. Working with a knowledgeable real estate agent can help you explore different Scottsdale neighborhoods and find the perfect fit for your needs.

What Amenities Can I Expect in Scottsdale’s Golf Communities?

Golf communities in Scottsdale often feature amenities such as private golf courses, fitness centers, spas, swimming pools, tennis courts, and clubhouses. Many communities also offer social and recreational activities, creating a vibrant and engaging lifestyle.

Are There Different Types of Homes Available in Golf Communities?

Yes, Scottsdale’s golf communities offer a range of home styles, including custom estates, villas, townhomes, and casitas. This variety ensures that there is a home to suit every buyer's preferences and needs.

How Can a Real Estate Agent Help Me Find a Home in a Golf Community?

A real estate agent with expertise in Scottsdale's golf communities can provide valuable insights and guidance. They can help you navigate the home-buying process, negotiate offers, and find a home that meets your specific needs and preferences.

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Exploring Scottsdale’s golf communities offers a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle available in this beautiful city. From the exclusive Silverleaf community to the unique setting of The Boulders, Scottsdale has a neighborhood to suit every golfer's needs. Working with an experienced REALTOR® can help you find the perfect home and navigate the buying process with ease. Follow this guide to discover the top golf communities in Scottsdale and enjoy a world-class golfing experience right at your doorstep.

Are You Buying or Selling a Home in Scottsdale?

If you’re selling a luxury home in Scottsdale, we can help. You can use our home value calculator to get a ballpark idea on what your home may be worth – and you can call us at 602-694-3200 to talk to a REALTOR® about how we can market your home to all the right buyers.

If you're also looking for a new home, we’ll be happy to show you the homes that interest you most. While you’re here, explore all our Scottsdale real estate listings or look in specific communities:

Don Matheson
REALTOR® | Founder
The Matheson Team
RE/MAX Fine Properties
21020 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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