Most Affordable Golf Communities in Arizona
Here’s something we all already know: there are A LOT of good reasons to retire in Arizona.
Weather, taxes, healthcare...and of course, golf!
The promised land for year-round golfers, Arizona is second only to Florida as the best state to retire for golf.
If you’re nearing retirement and have your sights set on Arizona as your final destination, we have some great options with homes that won’t break the bank. Here is a list of the most affordable golf communities in Arizona.
Homes: $211,000 - $463,000
This affordable Arizona golf community features an award-winning desert golf course designed by PGA Tour legend Tom Lehman. In addition, La Casa, the 60,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse and recreation center, includes private tennis, fitness and spa facilities, plus three swimming pools, four restaurants, a large outdoor amphitheater and a full suite of resort services. Then there’s The Algarve, an 8,000 square foot clubhouse on a 2.5 acre parcel in the community, complete with resort poolside dining, demonstration kitchen, artisan studio, indoor and outdoor concert area, eight pickleball courts, and bocce ball.
Homes: $364,990 - $411,990
Sitting 1,900 feet above the desert floor with panoramic views of the valley, this Phoenix-area active adult community features championship golf courses, a resort-style clubhouse, and a wide range of recreational amenities. Residents stay active outdoors with 78 community parks, tennis & pickleball courts, and more than 21 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Victory’s Tom Lehman-designed golf courses feature a dramatic backdrop of the White Tank Mountains and challenge players of all skill-levels.
Homes: $336,000 - $753,000
Following the natural terrain of the Sonoran Desert, the 18-hole championship golf course highlights this affordable golf community in Arizona. The course was designed by Ken Kavanaugh, with enhancements by Lehman Design Group led by professional golfer and 1996 British Open Champion, Tom Lehman. The clubhouse includes a signature restaurant & bar, Alvea Spa, Market Place, resort pool, fitness center, culinary studio, event center, and expansive outdoor sports complex.
Homes: $290,000 - $589,000
Awarded Arizona’s #1 Active Adult Community by Ranking Arizona, this Arizona community combines an established golf and resort club with ample open space and a network of recreational trails throughout the development. Homeowners have access to two spacious clubhouses, a demonstration kitchen, tennis and fitness facilities, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an artisan studio, and a full-service spa. Desert living at its finest, prospective homebuyers can choose from 15 floor plans (starting under $300,000) ranging from approximately 1,392 to 2,717 sq. ft.
Homes: $221,000 - $620,000
Here’s a new Arizona golf community in the high Sonoran Desert, and it didn’t take long for this gem to top the list of best 55+ communities in Arizona. Set in the high Sonoran Desert with homes staring under $250,000, residents enjoy a scenic golf course and a resort club that boasts a spacious full-service clubhouse and an active program of outdoor activities and social events throughout the year. Affectionately known as the “Dude Ranch Capital of the World,” the historic mining and ranching town of Wickenburg offers fun and charm for the whole family--and is a popular destination for Western trail rides and equestrian sports.
Homes: $280,000 - $800,000
A modern and affordable Arizona golf community with a small-town feel, The Victory Club is spread across a high plateau, offering views of the Four Peaks mountains and Phoenix skyline. The Victory Course—designed by Tom Lehman—was created for players of all skill levels and is the second course within the Verrado Golf Club. Along with the amenities of Victory, residents have access to Verrado’s Founders Course, parks, trails, and clubs for a variety of interests.