Phoenix Open 2022: Match your stay with your vibe
Exterior of The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale, Troon North
Photo Credit: Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale
By Lauren Wong
Golf enthusiasts, musical fans, and party seekers alike gather for this week-long celebration dubbed “The Greatest Show on Grass.”
As the countdown for the 2022 Waste Management Phoenix Open begins, get your accommodations set in place, your outfits planned, and, of course, get excited! This year the tournament takes place Feb. 7 – 13. General admission is free Monday and Tuesday, $50 Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, and $75 Friday, Saturday.
Enhance your experience by choosing a stay that best suits the vibes you’re going for.
VRBO and Airbnb are great options if you’re traveling with a bigger group. Most of the time you can find cheaper options in splitting the cost of rentals among your party versus purchasing multiple rooms to accommodate everyone. There’s so many options, from location to size and amenities, that you can choose anything from a whole house to a private room. If you’re looking for extra space that has a kitchen, laundry machines, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, etc., the rentals offered on their sites are definitely worth checking out.
A little bit of Vegas in Scottsdale. Housing more than 50 table games, 800 slot machines, and poker tournaments, everyday is a party at the Talking Stick Resort. Located in the Talking Stick Entertainment District, you’re immersed in everything shopping, dining, and nightlife. With three venues; the Showroom, Salt River Ballroom, and the Pool at Talking Stick Resort, there’s a variety of events hosted year round. With three separate pools, the atmosphere is perfect for parties and concerts, or laying back and relaxing on one of their daybeds. The resort provides 36 holes of championship golf, ample dining amenities, and is only a 20 minute drive away from the Phoenix Open!
A bit of a drive, but if you’re looking for pool parties surrounded by beautiful views and your favorite cocktail in hand, the 15 mile distance is worth it. Between Zuzu Patio, the Sky Line Rooftop, their pools, and the Palm Courtyard there’s always something going on for you to check out.
Located in the heart of Old Town, you’re walking distance from just about everything. Indulge in the area’s vibrant nightlife and endless dining and shopping options. Your stay includes free breakfast, all-day dining, and a stocked bar. Relax in their outdoor pool, or hit the bars before/after your long day at TPC Scottsdale Champions Course.
Photo credit: Hotel Valley Ho
Photo credit: Hotel Valley Ho
In partnership with TPC Scottsdale, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has been a host hotel for the Phoenix Open for over 30 years. Just a quick walk from the TPC Scottsdale Stadium-Course and minutes from Scottsdale’s restaurant, shopping, and nightlife scene, the hotel sits at a perfect location for whatever your week will entail. If you’re looking for some pampering, step foot in their famous Well & Being Spa, and enjoy any of their five pools after a long, hot day on the golf course.
Less than a 15 minute walk from the course, this resort features two outdoor pools, a fitness center, picnic and BBQ areas, a jacuzzi, and activities center. Many of their suites are designed for your convenience with living rooms, dining areas, a full or partial kitchen, private bedrooms, and in-room laundry. Just over a half mile away the rooms are equipped with just about everything you need. The only worries you should have is what time you’ll head over to the tournament and when your head will hit the pillow at night.
Get your luggage and hop on a shuttle from the airport to check into your room. Sitting just a mile from the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course, this is a nice, easy option for guests going to and from the tournament’s events. It’s also a quick shuttle ride to Scottsdale Quarter and Kierland Commons shopping centers. Enjoy everything from high-end restaurants to bars and shops.
Add some luxury into your week! The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort in Scottsdale, is just a 25 minute drive from the course. Cool off in their three-level pool complex, loosen up at their spa, and enjoy their athletic club and golf course. Featuring eight dining venues and spacious stays from guest rooms to suites and casitas, everything you need is within their vicinity. It’s prime location near Old Town Scottsdale makes it an easy trip over the area’s vibrant nightlife, entertainment, shopping, and cultural district.
Grab hold of your kids hands and make the quick 15 minute walk over to the event. Winner of TripAdvisor’s 2019 Certificate of Excellence, this family-friendly resort puts on events throughout the day. Look forward to everything from trivia to crafting and more. Their main swimming pool features a big waterfall over the towering red rocks and is equipped with a poolside bar and grill. They also have a relaxation pool, splash pad, and whirlpool. With playgrounds, video games, BBQ and picnic areas, table tennis, a fitness center and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Just two miles from TPC, nestled among the McDowell Mountains lies Hyatt Place Scottsdale – North. Just a short ride from the course you can take the stress of commuting out of the equation while you enjoy the best-attended golf tournament in the world. It’s just far enough away that if younger guests need a break from the noise you’re just a short ride from your quiet, peaceful home for the week. With 24/7 dining, a heated outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, bar, and breakfast, you’ll have everything you need in arms reach. Hyatt’s known, and trusted in creating the perfect atmosphere for lifelong family vacation memories.
During your stay, you’ll have no doubt that your kids are entertained. While you enjoy all of the resort’s amenities, take advantage of the Kids for All Seasons camp counselors. Their program accommodates all kids’ interests from video games and scavenger hunts to snuggling up with a good book. About a 20 minute drive from the Phoenix Open, the hotel also offers golfers massages, spa treatments, and a bi-level pool. It’s a big win when everyone in your family has a smile on their face.
Located near dining and shopping at Kierland Commons, OdySea Aquarium, and just over two miles from the Champions Course, their location is nestled in the middle of it all. During your stay you’ll have to check out The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, one of the hotel’s biggest attractions. The Adventure Water Park has a lazy river, a 110-foot-long water slide, a flow-board simulator for surfing at the Kierland FlowRider, and more. It’s perfect for those looking to sit back and relax while the kids can explore everything at the water park. Additionally, make a stop at the Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef private “island” with their poolside cabanas. A family-friendly and a perfect place to escape into your own tropical oasis. Seven restaurants and bars are also situated on the hotel’s property.