The Phoenix-Scottsdale area is arguably the golf capital of the world when you consider the number of golf courses available – not to mention the fact that nearly all of them are top quality. Add to that myriad things to do in the city and around the Sonoran Desert as well, and you can understand why so many flock to the Valley of the Sun get their golf fix. Most of the best golf courses in Phoenix & Arizona can be found in the Valley. The best golf courses in Phoenix are often ranked as some of the top in the country. As for the high temperatures in the summer, yes it's a dry heat and sometimes brutal, but it is also a real opportunity to save money on tee times at a great golf course in Phoenix.