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Tubac Golf Course Reviews

Tubac, which is about an hour south of Tucson, is home to some great golf courses and a excellent upscale resort. Not only can you stay at a great golf resort and play some outstanding golf courses, but you can also explore the funky and quaint town of Tubac which was founded in 1752 as the first European settlement in Arizona. Today Tubac is an artist colony and perfect shoppers' paradise with over eighty galleries and shops that feature hand-crafted items, sculpture, paintings, clothing and some of Southern Arizona's best import shops. In addition you'll find good restaurants and some fun things to see and do after you enjoy a round or two of golf.

Here is our list of the best golf courses in Tubac - make sure you click on the Review to learn more about the course and see pictures of what you're going to play.

Tubac Golf Course Reviews & Ratings
Overview of the Tubac Golf Courses
Tubac Golf Course Picture

 

Tubac Golf Resort - Anza Nine

Tubac, AZ

Texas Outside's Review

Texas Outside Rating - 8.8

Named after Juan Bautista De Anza, the Anza Nine at the Tubac Golf Resort starts with five brand-new holes then finishes with what were formally our 10th, 11th & 18th.

Anza is different than the other two nines and it has a desert links look and feel on the first five holes and concludes with four outstanding finishing holes.

Patrons of the adjacent Stables Restaurant can often be seen watching players navigate the tricky par-3 ninth hole with its island green, which is reminiscent of the 17th at TPC Sawgrass.

Tubac Golf Resort Anza Golf Course
     

Tubac Golf Resort - Otero Nine

Tubac, AZ

Texas Outside's Review

Texas Outside Rating - 8.3

Tubac’s original front nine, named after the Otero family who established the Otero Ranch in 1789, is classic with beautiful bentgrass greens hop scotched among stately cottonwoods and mesquite groves. The Otero nine at Tubac is the tighter of the three nines, lush from tee to green, and has the smallest greens.

There are some fun holes like number 9 that was shortened some 100 yards to a short par 4 and the challenge is to avoid a huge lake that runs down most of the left side and in front of the green.

Otero nine at Tubac Golf Resort
     

Tubac Golf Resort - Rancho Nine

Tubac, AZ

Texas Outside's Review

Texas Outside Rating - 9.2

Named for the owners of Tubac’s golf club in Cave Creek, the Rancho Nine includes the fourth "Tin Cup" hole featured in Kevin Costner's film. The course is also home to the infamous "Tubac Triangle," a perilous three-hole stretch that will put even the most talented players to the test.

Aptly named "Train Wreck," the 651 yard eighth hole can test the mettle of the most accomplished professionals. Any golfer whose ball lands on a cow pie on the starting hole may refer to the local rule printed on the scorecard stating, "Ball landing on cow pie: pick, lick, and place no closer to the hole!"

Rancho Golf Course Tubac Golf Resort

 

 

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