Wunderground® Travel Planner: Tucson Davis Monthan, AZ
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Arizona Golf Association.
For a booklet with a detailed listing of the state's courses, contact the Arizona Golf Association. Tel. 602/944-3035 or 800/458-8484. www.azgolf.org.
Golf Stop Inc..
This shop, owned and run by two LPGA pros, can fit you with pro shop brands and custom clubs, repair your old irons, or give you lessons. 6155 E. Broadway, Eastside, Tucson, AZ, 85711. Tel. 520/790-0941.
Tee off after 1 pm at many of Tucson's courses, and you can shave off nearly half the green fees. Some courses also have lower fees Monday through Thursday. All Tucson area courses dramatically reduce green fees during the summer.
One of Tucson's best-kept secrets is that the city's five low-price municipal courses are maintained to standards usually found only at the best country clubs. All five have pro shops, driving ranges and putting greens, snack bars, and rental clubs. Tucson Parks and Recreation Department.
To reserve a tee time at one of the city's courses, call the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department at least a week in advance. Tel. 520/791-4653 general golf information; 520/791-4336 automated tee-time reservations. www.tucsoncitygolf.com.
Dell Urich Golf Course.
Adjacent to Randolph and formerly known as Randolph South, Dell Urich Golf Course is a par-70, 18-hole course with tall trees and dramatic elevation changes ($50 to walk, $61 with a cart). 600 S. Alvernon Way, Central, Tucson, AZ, 85711. Tel. 520/791-4161. www.tucsoncitygolf.com.
El Rio Golf Course.
This is a par-70 course with 18 holes of tight fairways, small greens, and two lakes on fairly flat terrain ($36 to walk, $48 with a cart). 1400 W. Speedway Blvd., Westside, Tucson, AZ, 85745. Tel. 520/791-4229. www.tucsoncitygolf.com.
Fred Enke Golf Course.
A hilly, semi-arid (less grass and more native vegetation), par-72, 18-hole course ($36 to walk, $48 with a cart), Fred Enke Golf Course is in the southeastern part of town. 8251 E. Irvington, Eastside, Tucson, AZ, 85730. Tel. 520/791-2539. www.tucsoncitygolf.com.
Randolph Park Golf Course-North Course.
This long, scenic 18-hole, par-72 course that has hosted the LPGA Tour for many years, is the flagship of Tucson's municipal courses ($50 to walk, $61 with a cart). 600 S. Alvernon Way, Central, Tucson, AZ, 85711. Tel. 520/791-4161. www.tucsoncitygolf.com.
Silverbell Golf Course.
With spacious fairways and ample greens, Silverbell Golf Course has an 18-hole, par-70 layout along the Santa Cruz River ($42 to walk, $53 with a cart). 3600 N. Silverbell Rd., Northwest, Tucson, AZ, 85745. Tel. 520/791-5235. www.tucsoncitygolf.com.
Arizona National Golf Club.
Arizona National Golf Club is a gorgeous 18-hole, par-71 course with a restaurant and snack bar ($175). 9777 E. Sabino Greens Dr., Eastside, Tucson, AZ, 85749. Tel. 520/749-3636. www.arizonanationalgolfclub.com.
Dorado Golf Course.
With an 18-hole, par-62 executive course, Dorado Golf Course is good for those who want to play just a few short rounds ($23 to walk, $32 with a cart). There is a putting green but no driving range, club rentals, or lessons. 6601 E. Speedway Blvd., Eastside, Tucson, AZ, 85711. Tel. 520/885-6751.
Esplendor Resort & Country Club.
South of Tucson, Esplendor Resort & Country Club was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. This 18-hole, par-72 course, with pro shop, driving range, and on-site restaurant and county club facilities, is one of Arizona's lesser-known gems ($59). 1069 Camino Carampi, Rio Rico, AZ, 85648. Tel. 800/288-4746. www.esplendor-resort.com.
San Ignacio Golf Club.
Designed by Arthur Hills, San Ignacio Golf Club is a challenging 18-hole, par-71 desert course. Facilities include a driving range, practice area, and restaurant, and rental clubs are available ($62). 4201 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ, 85614. Tel. 520/648-3468. www.sanignaciogolfclub.com.
Tubac Golf Resort.
A par-72 course 45 minutes south of Tucson, Tubac Golf Resort will look familiar to you if you've seen the movieTin Cup
. The rolling hills and pastoral land surrounding these 27 holes are a change from desert golf environs. A pro shop, practice areas, and restaurant are on-site ($109). 1 Otero Rd., Tubac, AZ, 85645. Tel. 520/398-2021. www.tubacgolfresort.com.
Avid golfers check into one of Tucson's many tony resorts and head straight for the links. The resort courses listed below are open to the public, but resort guests pay slightly lower green fees. All have complete country-club facilities. Those who don't mind getting up early to beat the heat will find some excellent golf packages at these places in the summer.
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador.
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador has 45 holes of golf tucked into the Santa Catalina Foothills. The three courses—one par-71, one par-72, and one 9-hole, par 35—have panoramic views of the city ($79). 10555 N. La Canada Dr., Northwest, Tucson, AZ, 85737. Tel. 520/544-1800. www.hiltonelconquistador.com.
Lodge at Ventana Canyon.
The Lodge at Ventana Canyon has two beautiful 18-hole, par-72 Tom Fazio-designed courses ($175). Their signature hole, No. 3 on the mountain course, is a favorite of golf photographers. Guests staying up the road at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort also have privileges here. 6200 N. Clubhouse La., Foothills, Tucson, AZ, 85750. Tel. 520/577-4015 or 800/828-5701.
Omni Tucson National Golf Resort.
Cohost of an annual PGA winter open, Omni Tucson National Golf Resort offers 36 holes: one traditional par-73 course with gorgeous, long par 4s; and one par-70 desert course. The resort's orange and gold courses were designed by Robert Van Hagge and Bruce Devlin ($188). 2727 W. Club Dr., Northwest, Tucson, AZ, 85742. Tel. 520/575-7540. www.tucsonnational.com.
Starr Pass Golf Resort.
With 27 magnificent holes in the Tucson Mountains, Starr Pass Golf Resort was developed as a Tournament Player's Course. Managed by Arnold Palmer, Starr Pass has become a favorite of visiting pros; playing its No. 15 signature hole has been likened to threading a moving needle ($215). Guests at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort have privileges (and pay lower green fees) here. 3645 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Westside, Tucson, AZ, 85701. Tel. 520/670-0406. www.jwmarriottstarrpass.com.
445 S. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
A sprawling, 1970s-era hotel and conference center, the Doubletree sits directly across the street from Randolph Park, Tucson's best municipal golf course, and Reid Park, which houses the city zoo, a lake with paddleboats, and numerous play areas. A pleasant jogging-walking trail encircles both parks. The hotel property is well tended though generic-looking. Pros:
attractive gardens; close to recreation and restaurants.Cons:
large, older property; small rooms. www.doubletree.com. 295 rooms. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, pool, tennis courts, gym, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted.
1069 Camino Caralampi
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
This isolated hotel and conference center has a historic, rather than hokey, Western feel, with a working blacksmith on-site and an elongated bar reminiscent of a Tombstone saloon. Some rooms continue the theme with cowhide headboards, tepee bed canopies, or whimsical bordello furnishings. Most guests come for excellent golf, splendid views, and seclusion. Pros:
a sense of leaving the world behind.Cons:
mediocre restaurant; golf and tennis are across the highway (shuttle bus provided). www.esplendor-resort.com. 166 rooms, 14 suites. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted.
5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85718
This 32-acre hideaway in the Santa Catalina Foothills is a charming and lower-price alternative to the larger resorts. Part guest ranch (there are riding stables down the road) and part resort, it's entirely gracious. Designed in classic Mexican hacienda style, this former finishing school for girls was converted to a guest ranch during World War II and attracted stars like Clark Gable, Katharine Hepburn, and Spencer Tracy. The best rooms are the west-facing casitas with fireplaces and private porches, where you can watch the sun set over the Tucson Mountains. Pros:
outstanding restaurant and bar; buildings and landscaping are stunningly beautiful.Cons:
not enough resort amenities for some (no golf or spa, just a few massage rooms). www.haciendadelsol.com. 22 rooms, 8 suites. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, pool, some pets allowed (some). Credit cards accepted.
10000 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737
A huge copper mural of cowboys and cacti, and a wide view of the Santa Catalina Mountains grace the lobby of this golf and tennis resort. A friendly upscale property, it draws families and conventioneers, some taking advantage of low summer rates for the excellent sports facilities, the spa, and the pool complex with a 140-foot waterslide. Rooms are either in private one-bedroom casitas or in the main hotel building, and more than half of them have kiva-style fireplaces. Pros:
great variety of on-site activities, even horseback riding; low-key.Cons:
huge place; location is farther northwest than most resorts, adding on driving time to restaurants and in-town sights. www.hiltonelconquistador.com. 328 rooms, 57 suites, 43 casitas. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, children's programs. Credit cards accepted.
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Set amid saguaro forests and mesquite groves in the Tucson Mountains (yet only 15 minutes from Downtown), the city's largest resort opened in 2005. Massive sun-bleached stone walls blend rather than compete with the natural surroundings, and there are stunning views from the interior dining areas and lounges. Outside terraces, with chairs and sofas clustered around kiva fireplaces, overlook the pools, golf course, and desert valley. Complimentary tequila shots, along with a dramatic recitation of the story of Pancho Villa, liven up the bar during happy hour. Pros:
posh and beautiful; excellent spa; great walking-hiking paths.Cons:
expensive; parking structure is quite far from lobby areas and guest rooms. www.starrpassmarriott.com. 538 rooms, 37 suites. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: 4 restaurants, bar, golf courses, pools, gym, spa. Credit cards accepted.
7000 N. Resort Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85750
This is one of the most luxurious and prettiest of the big resorts, with dramatic stone architecture and an 80-foot waterfall cascading down the mountains. Rooms, facing either the Catalinas or the golf course and city, are modern and elegantly furnished in muted earth tones and light woods; each bathroom has a miniature, flat-screen TV and a double-wide tub. Dining options include poolside snacks at Bill's Grill and Southwestern cuisine at the Flying V Grill (try the fresh guacamole made table-side here). The scenic Ventana Canyon trailhead is steps away, and there's a free shuttle to nearby Sabino Canyon. Pros:
this place has everything: great golf, full spa, hiking, and even a kids' playground.Cons:
some rooms overlook the parking lot. www.loewshotels.com. 384 rooms, 14 suites. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, children's programs. Credit cards accepted.
405 W. Rudasill Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704
With full kitchens in all of its studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom suites, this property is suitable for short or extended stays. In fact, the longer you stay, the lower your nightly rate. Its location is handy, yet the interior hallways and the way the buildings are set back from the road make for a quiet retreat. Some suites have a view of the neighboring par-3, executive golf course. Pros:
convenient location; well-equipped units.Cons:
no restaurant; kind of sterile-looking. www.towneplacesuites.com. 77 suites. In-room: a/c, kitchen, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: pool, laundry facilities, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Breakfast.
2727 W. Club Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85742
Perfect for couples with differing ideas on how to spend a vacation, Tucson National is both a premier golf resort and a full-service European-style spa, where you can be coiffed, waxed, and wrapped to your heart's content. Most of the rooms, although not technically suites, are spacious with separate sitting areas. Some casitas have full kitchens and dining rooms. Although this resort is a little farther from central Tucson than others, it's still convenient to shopping and restaurants in the thriving Northwest area. Pros:
outstanding golf; friendly, relaxed environment.Cons:
tucked away in Northwest Tucson; too sedate for some. www.OmniTucsonNational.com. 143 rooms, 24 suites. In-room: a/c, Internet (some), Wi-Fi (some). In-hotel: restaurants, bars, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa. Credit cards accepted.
3800 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718
Popular with business travelers and families, this sprawling resort has grand views of the Santa Catalina Mountains above and the city below. It specializes in relaxation with an emphasis on fun: the huge pool complex has an impressively long waterslide, as well as a swim-up bar and grill for those who can't bear to leave the water. Kids' programs, including weekly "dive-in movies," make for a vacation the whole family can enjoy. The highly acclaimed Janos restaurant is on-site. Pros:
top-notch golf, tennis, and spa; great dining at Janos and J Bar.Cons:
so big it can feel crowded at pool areas and mazelike going to and from guest rooms. www.starwood.com. 455 rooms, 32 suites. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bars, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, children's programs. Credit cards accepted.
245 E. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704
Originally the 1912 homestead of William and Mary Watson, this laid-back lodging with gorgeous city views has Southwestern character and all the amenities you expect at a major resort. The Watsons' original living room, with beautiful, dried ocotillo branches draped along the ceiling and antique furnishings, is now a comfortable library-lounge. The couple probably never envisioned anything like the Sonoran Spa, with hot desert-stone massages and three-mud body masks. Spacious rooms have wrought-iron beds and Mission-style furniture. Pros:
excellent fine-dining restaurant at Gold; pleasant nature trails; you can actually park near your room.Cons:
no golf; pool areas are rather plain. www.westwardlook.com. 244 rooms. In-room: a/c, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted.
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