Talking Stick Golf Club

9998 East Indian Bend,

Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

  • Office

    +1 (480) 860 2221
  • Fax

    +1 (480) 850 7297
  • Golf pro

    Brian Kolehma (PGA, Head Golf Professional)
  • Academy

    The Tim Mahoney Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert environment.

  • Designer:

    Ben Crenshaw & Bill Coore

SSS or slope

At the same location:

18-hole par-70 North Course (7133 yards from back tees)






How to get 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.

Talking Stick Golf Club (South course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1998

Talking Stick Golf Club (South course): Although the North and South courses at Talking Stick may run alongside each other, its unlikely these Scottsdale siblings would be mistaken for twins! Both are located on the flattish terrain of an Indian reservation, but there the similarity ends.

The open, links-like styling of Talking Stick's North course, is complemented by a slightly easier-going, resort course feel on the more parkland-styled South course. Small trees create good definition to many holes, as you are steered along the flattish fairways to good size greens. Water occasionally makes its presence felt, more so on the back-nine.

Like the North course, the absence of any housing around the layout creates a wonderfully natural setting, enhancing the wonderful mountain views seen from most parts of the course.

List of courses: Phoenix / Scottsdale


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-Jan thru' March): $175 (before 2pm, unlimited golf); $110 (from 2pm). Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities


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).


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