Cattle Ranch Turned Destination Resort: Tubac Golf Resort

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Timeless & Magical: Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

Built on the Otero Family ranch, the site of the original Spanish land grant in Arizona, dating back to 1789.

Teofilo Otero, the so-called King of Cattle, introduced large-scale cattle ranching to the area.  It was said his cattle “grazed on a thousand hills”.

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

The resort itself was built in 1959 by a partnership including Bing Crosby, to provide a nice place for Hollywood stars who were filming westerns in the nearby San Rafael and Babaocomari Valleys.  Over 60 western movies were filmed in this area. In 1995 and 1996 many scenes from the movie Tin cup were filmed at the resort.  There are signs on #3 and #4 on the Rancho Course commemorating those scenes.

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

Bought by the current ownership group in 2003 and underwent a $25 million renovation, adding 52 hacienda king suites, the spa, salon, chapel, conference space and nine (9) more holes to the existing 18 on the course.

Today, the resort remains an intimate, full-service destination resort featuring 98 rooms and suites sitting on 500 acres surrounded by the Santa Rita and Tumacacori Mountain ranges, the resort features golf, tennis, dining, a spa and year-round swimming and relaxation amid historic structures and lush natural vegetation and gardens.

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

Enjoy dining in Stables Ranch Grille open for breakfast, lunch and dinner offering southwest cuisine and a nice wine list.  Enjoy the patio with great mountain views or the adjoining bar featuring artifacts and resorted saddles that serve as barstools.  Live music is featured every Friday and Saturday night.

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

The Spa & Salon is always a treat featuring an array of services and state-of-the art amenities, all thoughtfully designed with a Southwest flair with your needs in mind.

The resort is located 35 miles south of the Tucson International Airport and 20 miles north of Nogales, Mexico; adjacent to the historic Village of Tubac.

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa is open to the public and also offers golf or social memberships. For more information, contact Kristie Fowler, Head Golf Professional at 520-398-2021 or [email protected].

To book your next trip to Tubac Golf Resort, CLICK HERE!


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