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3 Things to Do While You’re Not Golfing at Bird Golf Academy at Wild Horse Pass

There’s probably no better way to relax and improve your game than a proper golf vacation. Bird Golf Academy is located at the award winning Wild Horse Pass Resort in Phoenix, AZ. But even the most diehard and dedicated golf fanatics need to rest and recharge. Wild Horse Pass has you covered both on and off the course.

1. Get Your Grub On
Golfing can work up an appetite. Sure, you’ll no doubt be enjoying some delicious food and refreshing beverages with friends and family while you’re out on the links but you can’t enjoy a proper meal or dining experience while you’re busy putting for birdie. After your round, you would do well to try out the much lauded Kai Restaurant which features a modern menu that pays homage to the Native American culture and flavors of the Arizona desert. In 2016, Forbes Travel Guide honored Kai with its most prestigious distinction, the Five-Star Award. Kai is one of only 26 Five-Star restaurants in all of North America. Kai has proven itself to be a true dining experience blending modern culinary techniques with the foods and flavors of the past.

2. Relax Your Mind and Body at the Aji Spa and Salon
Maybe things didn’t go quite as planned on the course. The holes you were supposed to birdie somehow turned into bogeys. Don’t worry, it happens. Happily, you’ll be able to forget about any golf related mishaps with a session at the Aji Spa and Salon. Aji is the Pima word for “Sanctuary” and is used quite aptly in this case. The Aji Spa and Salon features a variety of treatments to soothe the body and relax the mind. If you’re traveling with a non-golfing spouse, friend, or companion The Aji Spa and Salon offers the perfect opportunity for them to enjoy luxurious comfort while you’re developing your golf skills with one of Bird Golf Academy’s knowledgeable and renowned instructors.

3. Spend Time in Nature and the City
While Wild Horse Pass offers you everything you need on property sometimes the best thing about a golf vacation or weekend getaway are the experiences that can be had away from the resort. Actually, you don’t have to technically leave the Resort to experience the beauty and depth of Arizona’s nature because there are several miles of hiking trails that wind their way throughout the property. You may still be at the Resort but you certainly won’t feel like it. Based on the name, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Wild Horse Pass is also home to the Koli Equestrian Center where you can learn to ride a horse and enjoy the meandering trails of the Sonoran desert. You can also enjoy a bit of city life. The Bird Golf Academy is located in Phoenix, AZ which is a thriving and cosmopolitan city filled with a rich cultural history. Phoenix is home to a growing number of contemporary restaurants and micro-breweries that are consistently adding new culinary offerings. Two new Phoenix restaurants making headlines are Okra, which offers a contemporary take on Southern comfort food, and Ocotillo which features a locally sourced and seasonal menu with craft beer, wine, and a stylish café.

A vacation or weekend getaway at the Bird Golf Academy will no doubt help you level up your golf game. The amenities offered by Wild Horse Pass will make for an unforgettable experience.