Six Scenic Golf Spots Near Estrella in the West Valley

When you visit Estrella, you’ll recognize the golf mecca that surrounds you. Arizona is known for being one of the most sought-after golf destinations in the world, and the West Valley is no exception, dotted with scenic year-round golf destinations, many nestled within our distinctive Arizona landscape, dramatic rock outcroppings, hills and stunning desert flora and fauna. Come into town for one of the many PGA tournaments that take place here, stay near Estrella and experience some of these favorites below. Each are less than an hour from Sky Harbor International Airport and offer more economical rates than many other courses in the Valley.

  1. The Golf Club of Estrella

This award-winning, Nicklaus Design course features pristine greens and a challenging style of play. The par 72, 18-hole gem has spacious greens, split-level fairways and gorgeous views of the dramatic desert landscape. The course also features a bar and grill for a relaxing time after the course. 

Cost: $

Location: 11800 S. Golf Club Dr., Goodyear, at Estrella

  1. Wigwam Golf Resort

With three spectacular, championship-level courses, you’ll have plenty to choose from at this highly-rated resort. The Wigwam is the only 54-hole golf resort in Arizona and all three courses were designed by renowned golf architects Red Lawrence and Robert Jones Sr. Parallel fairways and greens make finding your ball a breeze. They offer stay and play packages and have even introduced the option of Foot Golf. Played on a golf course with a regulation soccer ball, Foot Golf is a strategic and fast-moving game that golf and soccer lovers are sure to enjoy.

Cost: $$

Location: 51 N Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, 10.8 miles from Estrella

  1. Palm Valley

Palm Valley Golf Club features a 27-hole championship course designed by Arthur Hills. The course includes a full practice facility with a range, short game area and putting greens. It’s a great choice for beginners and seasoned vets while also giving you a bang for your buck. 

Cost: $

Location: 2211 N. Litchfield Rd. Goodyear, 9.4 miles from Estrella

  1. Sundance 

A hidden gem of the West Valley, Sundance Golf Club provides guests with a value driven approach that features an excellent golf experience. Bask in the panoramic views of the White Tank Mountains to the north as well as the Estrella Mountains to the south. With four sets of tee boxes ranging from 5,300-7,000 yards, Sundance gives players of all abilities a fun challenge. 

Cost: $

Location: 900 South Sundance Parkway, Buckeye, 13.8 miles from Estrella

  1. Tres Rios

Tres Rios offers 18 holes of traditional championship golf. You’ll find a serene scene within the Estrella Mountains, featuring abundant wildlife and no hint of urban development during your round. Tucked cozily into the desert foothills, this oasis insulates golfers from the desert environment. 

Cost: $

Location: 15205 W. Vineyard Ave. Goodyear, 3.2 miles from Estrella

  1. Cottonwood Palo Verde

The Cottonwood Country Club boasts a challenging and well-manicured par 72 course. Palo Verde Country Club is a fun executive course with four par fours, two par fives and twelve par threes. The resort is also home to several restaurants and endless amenities.

Cost: $

Location: 25219 S. EJ Robson Blvd. Sun Lakes, 43 miles from Estrella

Find your new home at and discover why 7,000 families already call this diverse, welcoming West Valley master-planned community home. Located in Goodyear, Arizona amongst pristine mountains and a dramatic desert landscape, Estrella amenities include multiple Residents’ Clubs, resort-style pools and a waterpark, 72 acres of lakes, 50-plus miles of paths and trails, the Yacht Club of Estrella, the award-winning Nicklaus Design course at the Golf Club of Estrella, community welcome center Casa Lucero, and more than 40 signature and neighborhood parks.