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Venerable Golf Resort Notches Double Win in Community Choice Awards

With its roots descending deep into Arizona’s early cotton ranching era, The Wigwam opened as a guest ranch on Thanksgiving Day 1929. Fast forward nearly 100 years, and the swelling ranks of Valley residents are still celebrating and recognizing this pioneering golf resort., the digital home of The Arizona Republic, the state’s largest newspaper, recently released results for the 2022 Best of the Desert – West Valley, with The Wigwam honored as both the “Best Hotel” and the “Best Golf Course.”

The double-win in this prestigious readers’ poll underscores the resort’s long-held and flexible appeal as a golf and lifestyle hub, with a tip-of-the cap to timeless traditions. The resort welcomes both business and leisure travelers with all the amenities one might expect, including the LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa and three dining options.

The Wigwam is the only Arizona resort with three 18-hole championship golf courses – the Gold, the Blue and the Red. Two of its golf courses are designed by legendary course architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (Gold and Blue) and the Robert “Red” Lawrence-designed Red Course. And unlike many Phoenix/Scottsdale desert golf courses, The Wigwam’s true-parkland golf experiences offer walkable, fun fairways and greens, without sacrificing the challenge for low handicappers.