The Lodge at Ventana Canyon (Canyon course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Lodge at Ventana Canyon (Canyon course) Est. 1987

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The Lodge at Ventana Canyon (Canyon course): Widely regarded as one of Arizona's finest public-access golf facilities, Ventana Canyon is home to two excellent desert-style layouts. The Canyon course, which wraps around the often higher-rated Mountain course, is another example of top-quality desert-style golf. The front nine of the Canyon course winds down through the Esperrero Canyon, exuding a mix of lush parkland blended with desert-style characteristics. Compared to other desert courses, you'll find fewer "wash areas" to be crossed en route to the excellent quality greens. A magnificent collection of golf holes on the back-nine does more to emphasise the layout's desert features. The short par-4 10th gets the second-nine off to an impressive start, as you play out towards "Whaleback Rock". Significant elevation changes create a dramatically scenic layout with a wonderful backdrop provided by the mountain skyline, and views down into Tucson itself. Upkeep of the course is generally excellent, with the lushness of the fairways and semi-rough, contrasting with the ruggedness of the nearby Santa Catalina Mountains.

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

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Making Contact

The Lodge at Ventana Canyon
6200 N. Clubhouse Lane,
Tucson, Arizona 85750
USA
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Office   +1 (520) 577 1400
Pro Shop   +1 (800) 828 5701 (tool free)
Fax

  +1 (520) 577 4074

Email  
Website   www.thelodgeatventanacanyon.com
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Golf Pro
 
John Basden (PGA, Director of Instruction)
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Academy
 
Ventana Canyon Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Desert and residential.
 
Designer: Tom Fazio
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6819 5778 4939
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.6 67.6 70.2
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Mountain Course (6907 yards from back tees)
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How2Get There?

12 miles NE of downtown Tucson
Take route 77 (Oracle Road) heading north from Tucson. Turn right onto Ina Road heading east. After 11 miles (during which time Ina Road becomes Skyline Drive and then Sunrise Drive) turn left onto Kolb Road. After 1 mile Ventana Canyon Lodge, Golf & Racquet Club is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: $225. [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. The Canyon and Mountain courses alternate on a daily-basis between members-only and public access. Visitors cannot play Canyon and Mountain courses on same day.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted but most players take a buggy.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

The fabulous par-3 3rd hole on Ventana Canyon's Mountain course, measuring only 107 yards from the back tees, is one of the most photographed holes in American golf.

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Location

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Latitude: (32.321628)
Longitude: (-110.845571)
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The Lodge at Ventana Canyon AAA 4-Diamond
6200 North Clubhouse Land, Tucson, Arizona 85750
+1 (866) 613 9330
www.thelodgeatventanacanyon.com



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