Golf: The Perfect Compliment to Spring Training
Each year, baseball fans from across the nation converge in the Phoenix area to enjoy the warm weather and to cheer on their favorite team as they prepare for the MLB season. 15 Major League teams host Spring Training in the Phoenix-area with a month-long schedule of exhibition games hosted all around the Valley. In 2017, Cactus League attendance set a new record with more than 1.9 million fans enjoying a Spring Training game, and with the sunshine, the smell of fresh cut grass, and the sounds of baseball, Arizona Spring Training is one of the best times of year to visit Phoenix.
For many visiting the Valley for Spring Training, their trip to Phoenix represents a chance to escape the cold weather of their hometown and to enjoy baseball in a unique atmosphere. It’s no surprise that golf is often also on the list for Spring training fans, as they look to fill their trip schedules in-between Spring Training games. Golf is the perfect compliment to Spring Training baseball as it allows fans to further enjoy the warm winter temperatures while fitting into their schedules. With most Cactus League games starting around 1pm, mornings present an excellent opportunity to get a round of golf in before heading to the game.
Due to it’s proximity to Goodyear Ballpark, Spring Training home to the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds, and Camelback Ranch, home to the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox, Palm Valley Golf Club is the ideal golf club to take full advantage of the Arizona sunshine with friends and family while visiting Phoenix. Palm Valley offers 18 Holes of Championship golf on it’s Arthur Hills-designed Palms Course, a par 72 layout that covers 7,015 yards.
Palm Valley’s well appointed golf shop, practice facility, and Fairway Grille offer everything a Spring Training fan could need as they enjoy some golf with their baseball. Rental clubs are available to fans not wanting to haul their clubs across the country or to those who decide last minute to take an unplanned 18-hole detour to Palm Valley. Tee Times can be booked online up to 30 days in advance for those looking to lock in their Spring Training schedule.
For those visiting the Phoenix area for Spring Training, Palm Valley Golf Club is a must visit destination. Make your Spring training trip complete by playing a round (or two) at the club regarded as a true gem of the West Valley, Palm Valley Golf Club.
Spring Training Tee Times may be booked online, or by calling (623) 935-2500, up to 30 days in advance.