Photo of The Golf Club at Vistoso

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

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6932
5962
5095
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.1
68
68.7

Location

Latitude:

32.456917

Longitude:

-110.982862

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

Visitors

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

Good

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.

Where2Stay

  • Omni Hotels Tucson National4-star

    2727 West Club Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85742

    +1 (520) 297 2271

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Omni Tucson National

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • 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

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Ventana Canyon

    • Golf within 20 miles:

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

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.

South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.

Who's Who:
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.

Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.

Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.

Latest Golf Course Updates

Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).

New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

What is the Golf World Top 100?

Woking Golf club