Tucson National Resort (Catalina course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Tucson National Resort (Catalina course) Est. 1962

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Omni Tucson National Resort: After operating as a 27-hole facility for many years (with its Orange, Gold and Green nines), Omni Tucson National can now boast two great championship golf courses. The older layout, the Catalina, has long been associated with the PGA Tour's Tucson Open, known most recently as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson.

The layout embraces plenty of scenic elevation changes, a good variety of stylish bunkering and a few holes where things will appear quite tight from the tee. With plenty of trees lining the fairways and eight small lakes to negotiate, the Catalina will feel more like a (testing) walk in the park than a trek through the desert, which is typically the case in Arizona. Water makes many telling appearances as you journey round the Catalina. The 610 yard par-5 15th is played alongside the (usually dry) Canada del Oro river; however the eight small lakes, spread through the front and back nines, will demand your full attention.

The most testing hole of all is the notorious long par-4 18th, with water awaiting anything hit too far left or right off the tee. A fabulous finishing hole to round off this top-quality and very enjoyable parkland golfing experience.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Omni Tucson National Resort
2727 W. Club Drive,
Tucson, Arizona 85742
USA
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Office   +1 (520) 297 2271
Pro Shop   +1 (520) 877 2315
Fax

  +1 (520) 297 7544

Email   tucsonnational@omnihotels.com
Website   www.tucsonnational.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb on Gold & Orange nines; more serious climbs on Green-nine.
 
Surroundings: Residential setting.
 
Designer: Robert von Hagge & Bruce Devlin
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7262 5717 5414
Par 73 73 73
SSS or Slope 73.6 67.9 71.5
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-70 Sonoran course (6552 yds from back tees).
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How2Get There?

12 miles N of downtown Tucson
From i-10 take exit 246 heading east on Cortaro Road. After approx 3 miles turn left at traffic lights into Shannon Road. After approx 500 yards turn right into Omni Tucson National resort.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Jan thru' mid-April): $190. Golf cart included. Reduced rates for 9-hole and twilight (from 2pm) rounds, and for resort guests. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
Excellent (incl a double-ended range).
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Did you know?

Omni Tucson National has for many years hosted the PGA Tour's Tucson Open (recently known as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson), which was played on what is now the Catalina course (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Tucson Natl).

The Omni Hotels & Resorts group operates several prestigious Stay&Play golf resort locations across the United States. These facilities include many well-known resorts, some of them regularly hosting PGA and LPGA Tour events. Included in the Omni golf resorts collection are: Tucson National (Arizona), La Costa and Rancho Las Palmas (Calif), Grove Park Inn and Hilton Head Oceanfront (Carolinas), Interlocken (Colorado), Amelia Island Plantation and ChampionsGate (Florida), Mount Washington (New Hampshire), Bedford Springs (Pennsylvania), Barton Creek (Texas), and The Homestead (Virginia).

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Location

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Latitude: (32.358177)
Longitude: (-111.025804)
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Omni Hotels Tucson National 4-star
2727 West Club Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85742
+1 (520) 297 2271
www.omnihotels.com



Golf at this hotel Omni Tucson National
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Vistoso; Starr Pass; Ventana Canyon (Canyon and Mountain courses); Arizona Natl.; Randolph Park (Dell Urich and Randolph courses).
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Loews Ventana Canyon Resort 4-star
7000 North Resort Drive, Tucson, Arizona
+1 (520) 299 2020
www.loewshotels.com



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Ventana Canyon
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Golf within 20 miles Arizona National; Randolph Park (Dell Urich & Randolph courses); Tucson National; Vistoso.
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