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The Golf Club at Vistoso (CLOSED)

955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive,

Oro Valley, Tucson, Arizona 85749

  • Office

    +1 (520) 797 9900
  • Pro shop

    +1 (520) 797 9900
  • Fax

    +1 (520) 797 6507
  • Golf pro

    Robert Spikes (PGA, Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Desert-style. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb and some long green-to-tee distances.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert and residential.

  • Designer:

    Tom Weiskopf

SSS or slope






How to get there:

20 miles N of downtown Tucson

Take route 77 (Oracle Road) heading north from Tucson, and into Oro Valley. o.8 miles after the intersection of Oracle Rd and Tangerine Rd, turn left into Rancho Vistoso Blvd. After approx 3.5 miles turn right into Vistoso Highlands Drive (a mile further on from Sun City Vistoso Golf Club). After o.7 miles Vistoso golf is on your left.

The Golf Club at Vistoso

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1995

[COURSE PERMANENTLY CLOSED in 2018]. [Original Where2Golf description]: The Golf Club at Vistoso: Bounded by the nearby Santa Catalina Mtns on one side and the Tortolita Mtns on the other, Vistoso is a great golf outing in a very natural and scenic setting. Inevitably real estate around the course is growing, but at the moment not too much to the detriment of the spectacular mountain views and the quality of desert flora and fauna.

The flattish fairways are broken up by significant areas of "wash" that will require good course management (greatly assisted by the GPS system on the carts). What the GPS won't prepare you for is the speed of the greens - some of the fastest in the south-west. This Tom Weiskopf design offers a great desert golf experience, provided the housing stays in check.

List of courses: Around Tucson, AZ


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Course is permanently closed.

Other information

Walking permitted at certain times, but most players take a buggy.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The Golf Club at Vistoso nestles between the Tortolita and Santa Catalina Mountains. The environment is one of pristine Sonoran desert, where statuesque saguaros, beautiful desert flora and spectacular mountain views abound.


  • Omni Hotels Tucson National4-star

    2727 West Club Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85742

    +1 (520) 297 2271

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      Omni Tucson National

    • Golf within 5 miles:


    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Vistoso; Starr Pass; Ventana Canyon (Canyon and Mountain courses); Arizona Natl.; Randolph Park (Dell Urich and Randolph courses).

  • Loews Ventana Canyon Resort4-star

    7000 North Resort Drive, Tucson, Arizona

    +1 (520) 299 2020

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    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Ventana Canyon

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Arizona National; Randolph Park (Dell Urich & Randolph courses); Tucson National; Vistoso.

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