Tubac Golf Resort & Spa is an exceptional golf and spa getaway. Guest accommodations offer Hacienda Suites, Casitas Suites and Posadas. The Resort features a full-service spa, a swimming pool, Stables Restaurant & Grille, room service and patio dining.
The gem of the resort is its 27-hole golf course made famous by the movie Tin Cup. The course was originally 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, dramatically enhancing the course’s layout.
The Anza Nine is named for Juan Batista De Anza, who was the commandant of the Tubac Presidio and led an expedition west that ultimately founded the city of San Francisco. Stunningly beautiful views of the Santa Rita Mountains highlight the first five holes and the nine finishes with the famous par 3 island green. This Par 3 should remind you of the 17th at TPC Sawgrass, except for the cows of course. Finding the island green is tough enough with all that water, but throw in the spectators at the Stables Patio Bar Patio heckling anyone whose ball finds a watery grave, and it gets even tougher. Par is always a good score!
The Rancho nine is, for the most part, the original back nine. Three holes, the Tubac Triangle, were added in 2008 as part of the course remodel. Requiring that opening and closing drives carry the Santa Cruz River, Rancho is the most challenging and scenic of the three 9-hole courses on the property. The long par 5, Tubac’s Tin Cup hole, requires three well stuck shots to reach the green. Keep tee and second shots on the fairway’s right side, away from the trees and thick rough on the left. The pond fronting the green prevents all but the longest hitters from getting ‘home’ in two. This hole was the setting for the scene in the movie “Tin Cup” where Kevin Costner was caddying for Don Johnson and Johnson wanted to lay up with a seven iron. Costner said he could hit the green from there. That is when Gary McCord, Peter Kostis, Craig Stadler and a young Phil Mickelson began to wager on whether or not he could pull it off.
The Otero nine is the original front nine, designed by Red Lawrence, the Otero nine is named for the Otero Family who were the original settlers of the property dating back to 1789. A parkland layout highlights the experience as the fairways meander through some of the original homes and casitas of the resort, providing a lush, manicured experience. The final hole on this course, a drivable par 4, is guarded by water down the entire left side. We are talking risk and reward big time here! And even when your drive stays dry, your second shot will test your nerve again. Take your par and go!
These three very playable nines, provide new and interesting shots that will keep you coming back for more!
Swing Away Golf Package Details
Swing Away Golf package includes your choice of a Hacienda or Casita Suite, use of the sauna and whirlpool Spa amenities, practice and storage facilities at the Golf Course, access to the Fitness Center and Business Centers. The package is $399 per night, plus tax and resort fee, is based on availability and is valid through 4/30/18. Blackout dates may apply. Packages may not be combined and are not applicable for group wedding, golf or meeting bookings.
- Hacienda or Casita Suite
- Two 18-hole rounds of golf
- Two Margaritas
Price: $399++ | Offer Valid: January 15th, 2018 – April 30th, 2018
For reservations call: (800) 848-7893
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