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Top Spots For Golfers to Retire

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Golf is one of America's most beloved sports and for many, a major part of the transition from a working life to retirement. If you are at or near retirement age and would love to make golf a big part of your next life stage, consider these five retirement hotspots, perfect for the golfer in all of us.

Show Low, AZ

Located in the picturesque White Mountains of Arizona, Show Low, Arizona is home to Torreon Golf Club, 36 holes of breathtaking golf with flourishing fairways and several beautiful lakes that offer a welcomed challenge. The resort also features cozy cabin villas complete with a long list of amenities including a pool, fitness center, tennis and pickleball courts, a family arcade as well as Torreon’s restaurant with delicious food and drinks. There’s enough to do for people of all ages in this mountain escape. 

Scottsdale, AZ

A golf mecca that draws in visitors from all over the world each year, Scottsdale is home to countless courses and resorts that are tailored to fit the needs of any lifelong player. Troon North Golf Club stands out above the rest, featuring the Four Seasons Resort and two beautiful 18-hole courses that stretch through the foothills of Pinnacle Peak. Witness the natural wonders of the Arizona desert while experiencing top-of-the-line amenities including stunning casita rooms and suites, poolside cabanas, mountain biking and customized Sedona day trips. 

St. George, UT

One of the fastest growing retirement communities in the country, St. George offers a plethora of options for the golf enthusiast throughout the year. The Sand Hollow Resort features three captivating courses that are nestled within the dramatic landscape of southern Utah. The resort features condos, suites and standard rooms with amenities such as a full-service grill, local excursions and one of the most beautiful clubhouses in the world. 

Bend, OR

The scenery, variety of courses, quality of life and opportunity for year-round play landed Bend, Oregon on our list. A great spot to check out would be Eagle Crest Resort, boasting three 18-hole courses with amazing views of the High Desert and Cascade Peaks. When you’re not busy with your game, the resort offers vacation rentals, a spa, seasonal activities and three sports centers. 

Monterey Peninsula, CA

It’s not every day you get to golf against the backdrop of an ocean, but this region of the California coast features several great communities including Pebble Beach, Carmel Valley and Monterey. The Monterey Peninsula Country Club features “the finest meeting of land and sea” with two enthralling 18-hole courses. With some of the best course terrain in the world, this spot is perfect for the avid golfer. 

Located just three hours from Phoenix in Show Low, Ariz., Torreon is a luxury golfing community nestled in the White Mountains. It offers convenience, world-class recreation and amenities for the entire family. Offering everything from a sprawling outdoor pool, expansive fitness center to award-winning food at Torreon Grille as well as a family and game center, fishing pond and endless trails throughout the community, every member or guest is sure to enjoy time at Torreon. Learn more at 

Contact Linda Cedarblade, designated broker for Torreon Realty at (928) 532-3030 or for more information on gorgeous, high country lots nestled in the White Mountains.