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Desert Solitaire

Travel Agent: The T&L Golf Itinerary

Day One: Play Legend Trail Golf Club. Eat lunch at the clubhouse. Have swing analyzed on site at Jim McLean Golf Academy. Dinner at Such Is Life.

Day Two: Play Troon North Golf Club's Monument course. Lunch at the clubhouse. Play Troon North's Pinnacle course. Drive ten miles north along Pima Road to the colorful desert town of Carefree, home of the Boulders. Dinner at the Palo Verde or Latilla Restaurants at the Boulders.

Day Three: Play TPC ofScottsdale's Desert course. Lunch at Tomaso's. Check out In Celebration of Golf, a staggering megacollection of golf merchandise. Dinner at Kona Grill.

Day Four: Play Grayhawk's Raptor course. Lunch at Quill Creek Café on terrace overlooking eighteenth green. Play Grayhawk's Talon course. Dinner at Roy's Scottsdale.

Day Five: Play TPC ofScottsdale's Stadium course, home of the Phoenix Open. Lunch at the Stadium Grill. Hike the beautiful Cholla Trail to the 2,700-foot-high summit of Camelback Mountain for a postcard-worthy view of the Valley of the Sun. Dinner at Bistecca.

Day Six: Play Talking Stick's North course. Lunch at the clubhouse. Play Talking Stick's South course. Dinner at La Hacienda.

Day Seven: Play Papago Park. Take out a sandwich from the clubhouse and enjoy nature without your sticks in tow at the nearby Desert Botanical Garde n, a 145-acre living museum on the southwestern edge of the Salt River Valley. Dinner at Fog City Diner. Stroll the Fashion Square Mall.


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