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Golf Course Near Phoenix & TucsonGolf Getaway With A Storied Feel

Welcome to Southern Arizona’s most historic golf resort. Made famous by the Hollywood movie Tin Cup, our golf course was designed in 1959 by renowned golf course architect Robert ‘Red’ Lawrence. In 2006, nine additional holes were woven into the original 18 by local golf course architect Ken Kavanaugh, significantly enhancing the layout. Live out your golfing dreams while playing each of the three courses.

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Our Golf Courses

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Otero Course

Designed by Red Lawrence and named after the Otero family, the original front nine of the Tubac Golf Resort features a parkland layout and fairways that wind through our historic homes, casitas, ponds, and lakes. Holes 5, 8, and 9 are bordered by water.

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Anza Course

The Anza Nine—named after Juan Batists DeAnza, the commandant of the Tubac Presidio that founded the city of San Francisco—features captivating mountain views, challenging holes, and ends at the famous par 3 island green in front of Stables Patio Bar.

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Rancho Course

Scenic and challenging, the Rancho nine are set along the banks of the Santa Cruz River. Unlike any other golf setting in Southern Arizona, the mesquite Bosques and cottonwoods create a unique and lush feeling.

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History Spotlight

The Tubac Golf Resort and Spa was made famous by Kevin Costner’s 1996 movie Tin Cup, where many iconic scenes were filmed. Designed in 1959 by renowned golf course architect Robert ‘Red’ Lawrence, the original 18-hole course was considered to be the "Jewel of Southern Arizona Golf Courses." Red was a founding member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and designed several famous courses throughout the country. In the fall of 2006, local golf course architect Ken Kavanaugh added nine new holes enhancing the course’s already beloved layout.

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Practice Your Putt

Polish up your game practicing on one of Arizona’s finest practice facilities featuring a full-length driving range, extra-large putting green, ample space to practice chipping. Our golf professionals are happy to assist you and get you started.

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Clubhouse & Golf Shop

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa has PGA professionals available for instruction offering 30 minute and 60 minute golf lessons. Contact us at 520-398-2021 for more information.

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Ship Your Clubs

To simplify the way you travel, we’ve partnered with Ship Sticks. By taking advantage of this hassle-free door-to-door shipping service, you can eliminate the long check-in lines at the airport and breeze past the baggage claim area.

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