My View: How desert golf helps keep Arizona tourism on par

The quality and variety of golf courses in Arizona are celebrated worldwide and play a major role in helping the state attract millions of traveler...

October 28, 2022
5:46 PM

The quality and variety of golf courses in Arizona are celebrated worldwide and play a major role in helping the state attract millions of travelers each year. Visitors to Arizona play more than 4 million rounds annually. An additional 8 million rounds are played by Arizona residents each year, providing a valuable outlet for recreation and well-being. Whether or not Arizonans partake in this popular pastime, golf has impacted each of us directly by contributing an estimated $4.6 billion to the state's economy.