The Walking Golfers Society is an organization dedicated to providing information about the benefits of walking with golf. Below ais a list of Phoenix golf courses that the organization has helped categorize on the ease of walkability for a given course. With over 220 golf courses in the area, Phoenix has a large diversity of terrains, elevation changes, course lengths etc. This is a pretty helpful resourse for those who currently walk or ar interesting in walking courses. The organization is free to join, if you want more information, or would like to contribute information towards Phoenix area courses that are still need rating, or contribute information towards course ratings you disagree with, visit


The full list for Arizona can be accessed here: The Walking Golfers Society - Arizona Walkability Ratings


Easy to Walk Courses

Aguila Golf Course     Public     Phoenix

Arizona Country Club     Private     Phoenix

Arizona Golf Resort & Conference Center     Resort     Mesa

Cave Creek Golf Course     Public     Phoenix

Continental Golf Course - Executive     Public     Scottsdale

Desert Forest Golf Club     Private     Carefree

Dobson Ranch Golf Course     Public     Mesa

Encanto Park Golf Course     Public     Phoenix

Falcon Golf Club     Public     Litchfield Park

Ken Mcdonald Golf Course     Public     Tempe

Marriott’s Mountain Shadows Resort     Resort     Scottsdale

Maryvale Municipal Golf Course (GCU Golf Course)      Public     Phoenix

Moon Valley Country Club - Championship     Private     Phoenix

Moon Valley Country Club - Moon Walk     Private     Phoenix

Palm Valley Golf Club - Lakes     Public     Goodyear

Papago Golf Course     Public     Phoenix

Paradise Valley Country Club     Private     Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley Golf Course     Public     Phoenix

Phoenix Country Club     Private     Phoenix

Pinnacle Peak Country Club     Private     Scottsdale

Rolling Hills Golf Course     Public     Tempe

Talking Stick Golf Club - North     Public     Scottsdale

Talking Stick Golf Club - South     Public     Scottsdale

TPC Scottsdale- Champions     Resort     Scottsdale

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club - Saguaro     Public     Fountain Hills (Ft McDowell)

Whisper Rock Golf Club - Lower     Private     Scottsdale



Manageable to Walk Courses

Desert Highlands Golf Club     Private     Scottsdale

Falcon Dunes Golf Course     Military     Waddell

Golf Club At Desert Mountain - Renegade (No Push/Pull Carts)     Private     Scottsdale

Starfire Golf Club     Semi-Private     Scottsdale

Tatum Ranch Golf Club     Semi-Private     Cave Creek

Terravita Golf Club     Private     Scottsdale

TPC Scottsdale - Stadium     Resort     Scottsdale

Whisper Rock Golf Club - Upper     Private     Scottsdale

Wigwam Resort - Blue     Resort     Litchfield Park

Wigwam Resort - Gold     Resort     Litchfield Park

Wigwam Resort - Red     Resort     Litchfield Park



Tough to Walk Courses

500 Club     Public     Phoenix

Alta Mesa Country Club     Private     Mesa

Ancala Country Club     Private     Scottsdale

Apache At Desert Mountain     Private     Scottsdale

Arizona Biltmore Country Club - Adobe     Resort     Phoenix

Arizona Biltmore Country Club - Links     Resort     Phoenix

Arizona Traditions Golf Club     Public     Surprise

Arrowhead Country Club     Private     Glendale

ASU Karsten Golf Course     Public     Tempe

Blackstone Country Club     Private     Peoria

Boulders Golf Club & Resort - North     Resort     Carefree

Boulders Golf Club & Resort - South     Resort     Carefree

Desert Canyon Golf Club     Public     Fountain Hills

Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club     Public     Phoenix (Cave Creek)

Estancia Club     Private     Scottsdale

Estrella Mountain Golf Course     Public     Goodyear

Gainey Ranch Golf Club     Private     Scottsdale

Golf Club At Desert Mountain - Apache      (No Push/Pull Carts)     Private     Scottsdale

Golf Club At Desert Mountain - Chiricahua   (No Push/Pull Carts)     Private     Scottsdale

Golf Club At Desert Mountain - Cochise     (No Push/Pull Carts)     Private     Scottsdale

Golf Club At Desert Mountain - Geronimo  (No Push/Pull Carts)     Private     Scottsdale

Grayhawk Golf Club - Raptor     Public     Scottsdale

Grayhawk Golf Club - Talon     Public     Scottsdale

Jw Marriott Wildfire GC - Faldo Course     Resort     Phoenix

Kierland Golf Club     Public     Scottsdale

Legacy Golf Resort     Resort     Phoenix

Legend At Arrowhead     Public     Glendale

Longbow Golf Club     Public     Mesa

Marriott’s Camelback Resort - Resort     Resort     Scottsdale

Mccormick Ranch Golf Club - Palm     Public     Scottsdale

Mccormick Ranch Golf Club - Pine     Public     Scottsdale

McDowell Mountain Golf Club     Public     Scottsdale

Mesa Country Club     Private     Mesa

McDowell Mountain Golf Club     Public     Scottsdale

Orange Tree Golf & Conference Resort     Resort     Scottsdale

Painted Mountain Golf Club     Public     Mesa

Palm Valley Golf Club -Palms     Public     Goodyear

Pointe Hilton Golf Club On Lookout Mtn     Resort     Phoenix

Rancho De Los Caballeros Golf Club     Resort     Wickenburg

Rancho Manana Golf Club     Semi-Private     Cave Creek

Renegade At Desert Mountain     Private     Scottsdale

Rio Verde Country Club - Quail Run     Private     Rio Verde

Rio Verde Country Club - White Wing     Private     Rio Verde

Stonecreek Golf Club     Semi-Private     Paradise Valley

Superstition Mountain G&CC - Lost Gold     Private     Superstition Mountain (Gold Canyon)

Superstition Mountain G&CC - Prospector     Private     Superstition Mountain (Gold Canyon)

Superstition Springs Golf Club     Public     Mesa

Tonto Verde Golf Club - Ranch     Semi-Private     Rio Verde

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club - Cholla     Public     Fountain Hills (Fort McDowell)



Essentially Unwalkable Courses

Anthem Golf & Country Club     Private     Anthem

Country Club At Dc Ranch     Private     Scottsdale

Coyote Lakes Golf Club     Public     Surprise

Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club    Public     Goodyear

Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain     Public     Gold Canyon

Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder     Public     Gold Canyon

Golf Club At Eagle Mountain     Public     Fountain Hills

Golf Club At Johnson Ranch     Public     Queen Creek

Golf Club Scottsdale     Private     Scottsdale

Jw Marriott Wildfire GC - Palmer Course     Resort     Phoenix

Las Sendas Golf Club     Public     Mesa

Legend Trail Golf Club     Public     Scottsdale

Marriott’s Camelback Resort - Club     Resort     Scottsdale

Ocotillo Golf Course     Public     Chandler

Phantom Horse Golf Club (Arizona Grand)     Resort     Phoenix

Raven Golf Club At South Mountain     Public     Phoenix

Red Mountain Ranch Country Club     Private     Mesa

Silverleaf Golf and Country Club     Private     Scottsdale

Sunridge Canyon Golf Club     Public     Fountain Hills

The Phoenician     Resort     Scottsdale

Tonto Verde Golf Club - Peaks     Semi-Private     Rio Verde

Troon Golf & Country Club     Private     Scottsdale

Troon North Golf Club - Monument     Semi-Private     Scottsdale

Troon North Golf Club - Pinnacle     Semi-Private     Scottsdale

Vista Verde Golf Club (Verde River)     Public     Rio Verde

Whirlwind At Gila River Resort - Cat Tail     Resort     Chandler

Whirlwind At Gila River Resort - Devil’s Claw     Resort     Chandler



Courses That Only Allow Motorized Carts

Mirabel Country Club     Private     Scottsdale



The Walking Golfers Society - Walkability Index