Talking Stick Golf Club (North course)

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Talking Stick Golf Club (North course) Est. 1998

Where2Golf says: 

Talking Stick Golf Club (North course): With its Scottish links styling, and an absence of perimeter-hugging real estate, Talking Stick's North course offers something a bit different from the more typical golf and residential developments found here in Scottsdale. Situated on the flattish terrain of an Indian reservation, Crenshaw and Coore have designed a thoroughly absorbing and wonderfully challenging layout. The generous fairways extend to the cart paths, without thick and clinging rough to worry about. Small bushes, rather than trees, create the classic linksy openess, but don't imagine that this will make things any less challenging. Your shot-making will require accurate approach work to hit the smallish greens, which are usually strongly defended by plenty of deep bunkering. Out of bounds is a factor on some of the early holes. A real Scottsdale treat, and somewhat different from the norm.

List of courses in Arizona - Phoenix / Scottsdale

Map of courses in Arizona - Phoenix / Scottsdale
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Talking Stick Golf Club
9998 East Indian Bend,
Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +1 (480) 860 2221
Pro Shop  

  +1 (480) 850 7297

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
Brian Kolehma (PGA, Head Golf Professional)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Tim Mahoney Golf Academy
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Surroundings: Desert environment.
Designer: Ben Crenshaw & Bill Coore
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7133 6510 5532
Par 70 70 70
SSS or Slope 72.7 69.2 70.6
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 South Course (6833 yards from back tees)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

1 mile E of 101-loop in Scottsdale
From the 101-loop take exit 44 heading east on Indian Bend Road. After o.8 miles golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-Jan thru' March): $175 (before 2pm, unlimited golf); $110 (from 2pm). Golf cart included. Reduced rates for replay rounds. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Talking Stick is located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation. Two different meanings are ascribed to the name "talking stick". One is that a stick was used by the local Pima tribe to record important events, such as harvests, droughts, solar eclipses and festivals. The other is that a stick was passed around at tribal meetings to the person who wanted to speak. | Talking Stick is managed and operated by Troon Golf, a world leader in upscale golf course management. | Talking Stick formerly played host to the PGA Tour Qualifying School (in 1998 and 1999).

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses


The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (33.546784)
Longitude: (-111.865298)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in

Marriott Camelback Golf Club & Resort 5-star
5402 East Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
+1 (480) 293 2865

Golf at this hotel Camelback (not currently listed in Where2Golf)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Talking Stick (North & South courses); SunRidge Canyon; We-Ko-Pa; Wildfire (Faldo & Palmer courses); Grayhawk (Raptor & Talon courses); TPC Scottsdale (Stadium & desert courses); Troon North (Monument & Pinnacle courses); Legend Trail; Boulders (North & South courses); Legacy Golf Resort; Raven at South Mountain.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Phoenician 5-star
6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
+1 (480) 941 8200

Only golf courses featured in are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses 4

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
Search this site


Not signed up yet?

Register now

Share us on

   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter


Where2Golf spotlights

For an indefinite period all the world’s professional golf tours have been suspended as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Who's Who: 
Ernie Elsthe “Big Easy” chalks up his first PGA Tour Champions win in just his third start on the Tour.

Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player: join Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Charlie Sifford and Tiger Woods as the only golfers to be awarded the USA’s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Latest golf course reviews
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Most popular golf course videos