The Arizona Classic Pro-Am

The Arizona Classic


17th – 24th November 2018

Returning to Scottsdale for the 23rd year, The Arizona Classic Pro-Am features some of the finest desert golf courses in the world.

The 7-night / 5-round package includes a Welcome Challenge Day at Troon North Monument Course, a 72-hole Pro-Am held over Desert Highlands Golf Club, Blackstone Country Club, Grayhawk Raptor Course and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club Saguaro Couse. There is also an optional Challenge Day at TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course.

Prices from £2,600 per amateur golfer
Professional is free with 3 amateur golfers


Saturday 17th November
Arrival day.

Sunday 18th November
Welcome Breakfast and Challenge Day at Troon North Monument Course.

Monday 19th November
Round 1 at the exclusive Desert Highlands Golf Club with a barbecue lunch after play.

Tuesday 20th November
Round 2 at Blackstone Country Club.

Wednesday 21st November
Optional Challenge Day at TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course or free day.

Thursday 22nd November (Thanksgiving Day)
Round 3 at Grayhawk Golf Club Raptor Course with a Western BBQ Cookout after play.

Friday 23rd November
Round 4 will be held at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club’s Saguaro Course followed by the Prize Giving Reception and Buffet in the evening at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

Saturday 24th November
Departure day or continue on to The California Classic Pro-Am – combination discounts available for competing in both events!


★★★★ The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
Standard Guestroom:

Amateur Golfer: £2,600

Non-golfer: £700

Single room supplement: £40

Extra nights: £60

Villa Suite:

Amateur Golfer: £2,800

Non-golfer: £800

Single room supplement: £60

Extra nights: £80

★★★★ The Scottsdale Plaza Resort

Standard Guestroom:

Amateur Golfer: £2,600

Non-golfer: £700

Single room supplement: £40

Extra nights: £60

Villa Suite:

Amateur Golfer: £2,800

Non-golfer: £800

Single room supplement: £60

 Extra nights: £80

★★★★★ The Westin Kierland Resort
Traditional Guestroom*

Amateur Golfer: £3,400

Non-golfer: £1,200

Single room supplement: £120

Extra nights: £140

Upgrade to a Deluxe Guestroom with a golf / mountain view: £40 per room per night


Prices shown are based on two sharing a room excluding flights. Single room supplement is shown per person per night. Extra night price is shown per person per night based on two sharing a room and four sharing a minivan.
Professionals: The Pro-Am package is free for professionals accompanied by a complete team. Please click here for further information for professionals.

The Golf Courses

Troon North Golf Club offers a magnificent clubhouse and a stunning setting. The Monument Course stretches through the natural ravines and foothills in the shadows of Pinnacle Peak, with giant granite boulders strewn across the rugged landscape.

Desert Highlands Golf Club is an exclusive private club offering target style desert golf and a magnificent clubhouse with stunning views. The Jack Nicklaus designed course features numerous large waste areas, deep bunkers, hazardous desert terrain, and slick undulating greens. Desert Highlands always proves a favourite course for many competitors

Blackstone Country Club’s award-winning golf course and superb clubhouse is surrounded by natural Sonoran desert, offering spectacular mountain vistas at every angle. This par 72 championship course features deep channels with sheer rock faces of black volcanic stone that are scaled perfectly to create stunning golf holes.

Grayhawk Golf Club Raptor Course, a former PGA Tour venue, features dramatic desert carries, strategic bunkering, and challenging greens, along with a superb clubhouse and extensive practice facilities.

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club is set in the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation just east of Scottsdale in the Fountain Hills area, offering two magnificent and equally popular courses and spectacular views of Red Mountain, the Four Peaks and the Superstition Mountains from many vantage points. The 2018 Arizona Classic will include play on the newer of the two courses – Saguaro.

Optional Challenge Day at
TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course

The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale, which hosts The PGA Tour’s WM Phoenix Open each year, lies in a manicured desert landscape, with abundant saguaro cacti and mesquite trees. The mounds and bunkers combine with the desert areas to create a course of significant strategic challenge.

Challenge Day Entry Fee:
£200 per amateur
£90 per professional (with 3 amateurs)

Please note: a forecaddie is included at TPC Scottsdale, however a gratuity of $25 per player is payable locally. 

The Hotels

Host Hotel: ★★★★ The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
Centrally located on North Scottsdale Road, the host hotel for the event is The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, which offers spacious and comfortable standard rooms along with larger Villa Suites which provide one bedroom, with a separate lounge and an en-suite bathroom.

The Resort’s facilities include five sparkling swimming pools; three whirlpool spas; two tennis courts; a fitness centre and a Day Spa. Dining options include The Garden Court Cafe – offering breakfast and lunch and JD’s – a lively sports bar with a light menu and a great atmosphere – the perfect spot for teams to socialise throughout the event.

There are a number of bars and restaurants situated within a short walk of The Scottsdale Plaza, and it is a short taxi ride to both Old Town Scottsdale and Kierland Commons.

Upgrade Hotel: ★★★★ The Westin Kierland Resort
The AAA Four Diamond Westin Kierland Resort offers superb accommodations and a great location with the numerous shops, bars and restaurants of Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter within a short walk.

The Traditional Rooms provide guests with space and comfort, with the luxurious Westin Signature Heavenly Bed®. Along with a choice of dining and bars, the Resort offers several pools, a lazy river and a flowrider, plus a superb full-service Spa.

Other hotels are also available: Scottsdale offers a wide choice of hotels including the five-star Phoenician Resort, and the five-star Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.
 – Please telephone for current prices for these and other hotels.
What’s Included?

Seven nights at selected hotel, based on two sharing a room, room only

Five rounds of golf:

Welcome Challenge Day at Troon North Monument Course

72-hole Pro-Am held over Desert Highlands Golf Club, Blackstone Country Club, Grayhawk Golf Club Raptor Course and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club Saguaro Course

All Inclusive car rental, based on a team of four sharing a minivan

Welcome Breakfast at Troon North Golf Club

BBQ Lunch after play at Desert Highlands

Thanksgiving Day BBQ Cookout after play at Grayhawk Golf Club

Prizegiving Drinks Reception and Buffet

Welcome Gift

Shared golf cart

Range balls prior to play at each course

The package does not include flights, however we would be pleased to quote competitive air fares or you may arrange your own flights if you prefer.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale’s outstanding golf sits alongside top quality restaurants, exciting nightlife, and a massive selection of world class shopping. The area also offers many other recreational facilities, and is situated within easy reach of Las Vegas, Tucson, Sedona, and the Grand Canyon. Daily high temperatures in late November typically average around 23°c (74°f).

Getting to Scottsdale

Scottsdale is an upscale suburb on the northern side of the cosmopolitan city of Phoenix, Arizona. British Airways offer a daily direct flight from Heathrow to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, a 25 minute drive to Scottsdale.

Connecting flights are available from many UK regional airports with British Airways via Heathrow, and indirect routes are also available with other carriers.

How to Book

A deposit of £500 per amateur and non-golfer is required to confirm the booking. The balance is due 10 weeks prior to departure.

Booking Form (PDF)

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: Flight-inclusive holidays booked with The American Golf Holiday Pro-Am Tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please see our Booking Conditions for further information. For more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate please visit:  

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