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June 18 2011 7 18 /06 /June /2011 08:59

Legacy golf resort is located in the depths of the Arizona, Sonoran desert, just outside of Phoenix city centre, on an oasis just below Arizona's south mountain. It hosts a championship golf course as well as hotel suites, spa facilities, a pool, a fitness centre and a tennis court.

The course

Legacy golf course is a Championship18 hole course which is 6,946 yards in length, off the longest tees, and plays at a par 72. It was built and designed in 1999 by reknowned golf architect Gary Parks. The course is known for its wide fairways and well kept greens but the course's signature hole is the final hole which you encounter on the course, the 18th.

At 558 yards in length and combined with a nice water hazard to the left of the fairway, it is a bit of a monster. The course caters for golfers at all levels and is opened to the public as a community golf course as well as to those staying in the resort. Booking a tee time is essential in order to get on to the course.

The Resort

Facilities

As a Phoenix resort, Legacy golf resort does not just offer a championship golf course but also an array of other facilities.

Ideal for meetings

With over 300 hotel suites, the resort is able to host large numbers of people meaning it is a popular get a way for business meetings as well as for groups looking for sports outings and general sporting events.

Activities

As well as a fitness centre, a swimming pool and tennis courts, the resort also boasts its own spa facilities which offer a huge range of massages from a useful golfers massage for those coming off the course all the way through to a maternity massage for mums to be.

Hikes, bingo and poker

For those not in to golf, the resort boasts everything from guided hikes through the mountains right through to bingo and poker. It even boats a mystery castle and hosts big parties on special holidays such as Independence day and Halloween.

Final word

Located only ten minutes from Sky Harbour international airport, it is easy to get to as well as only being just outside Phoenix city centre allowing easy access to every possible need.

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