6 Reasons to Tee Off in Tucson, Arizona

Set in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona provides a perfect backdrop for some time on the green. With 40 courses and more than 300 days of sunshine, your options for building a perfect golf getaway are limitless.

Affordable Golf in an Outdoor Mecca

Test your accuracy on a desert-style course or go big on more traditional layouts. No matter the course, there are affordable options available at both resorts and municipal courses year-round. Looking for more outdoor fun? Set in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert, there’s plenty of opportunities to go beyond the green with national parks encircling the city. Find convenient access to hiking and biking trails wherever you decide to play.

Put your skills to the test at the Omni Tucson National Resort

Located in the foothills of the Santa Catalina mountains, the Omni Tucson National Resort is home to the host course for the PGA TOUR® Champions Tucson Cologuard Classic. If a challenge is the goal, do as the pros do and give the Catalina course a go. With eight lakes and more than 80 strategic bunkers, the resort’s Parkland style layout provides a beautiful dare with gentle contours and tree-lined fairways.

Omni Tucson National in Tucson, Arizona

Do More at El Conquistador Golf & Tennis in Oro Valley

Set at the base of scenic Pusch Ridge, the El Conquistador Golf & Tennis in Oro Valley gives breathtaking views with 45 holes of championship golf to challenge your game. The Conquistador and Canada courses feature two distinct experiences, matching elements of the high desert with the friendly, supple expanse of a more traditional layout. Planning on making it a family trip? Bring the kids and dive into sparkling pools with a 143-foot water-slide.

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador

Indulge Your Culinary Curiosity

Tucson tastes like nowhere else in North America, with a rich agricultural heritage spanning 4,000 years. Known for its borderlands culture and extraordinary fusion cuisine, Tucson was chosen as the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the USA. The city is also home to the “Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food,” a self-guided tour of local Mexican-style eateries with south-of-the-border authenticity. Hungry yet?

Explore Downtown After Dark

What happens after the sun goes down? Tucson’s vibrant nightlife comes alive in downtown Tucson with music, street fairs, parades, craft beer-tastings, and more. Beyond the city’s historic center, prepare to be mesmerized by Tucson’s night skies – from the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter observatories to Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium.

Tucson, Arizona at night

 Relax and Recharge at Spectacular Spas

 Swing by one of our world class spas like Canyon Ranch or Miraval or treat your significant other while you’re on the course. Relax while experiencing the scents, textures and healing properties of the Sonoran Desert. Tucson offers a range of luxury properties equipped with spas and golf courses – get the best of both worlds at resorts like JW Marriott Starr Pass, Loews Ventana Canyon, Westin La Paloma and Sewailo Golf Club at Casino del Sol Resort.

Labyrinth spa in Tucson

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