Just Outside of Scottsdale, Sleepy Vista Verde Offers a Throwback Style of Golf

Sunday March 2nd, 2014
No. 15 at Vista Verde

No. 15 at Vista Verde No. 15 at Vista Verde outside of Scottsdale, Ariz. (Courtesy of Vista Verde Golf Club)












But with little foot traffic, and even less marketing behind it, Vista Verde remained golf’s version of a camouflaged gecko: a desert creature almost no one saw.






On the day I played it, I went off early and finished quickly, invigorated by the high desert air and highly entertained by my 18 holes.





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