The Stone Canyon Golf Club
14200 N. Hohokam Village Pl.
When you think of Arizona living, you can’t help but picture the gorgeous desert landscapes and meticulously manicured golf courses. Home to some of the nation’s finest, Tucson has many resort communities where you can call the greens and fairways home.
Located in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains, just northwest of Tucson, the Stone Canyon Club is an incredible private residential golf community that boasts over 1,400 acres of high desert foliage and fauna. The Stone Canyon Club course consistently ranks among the Top 100 Courses in the United States. The Stone Canyon golf course is one of the most breath-taking desert courses in the world. A combination of top quality homes on amazing home sites with incredible desert, mountain, and golf course views coupled with a luxurious and modern Health & Fitness Facility and the most exclusive golf course in Southern Arizona makes the Stone Canyon Club a must see for the estate quality home buyer. The gorgeous custom homes set on sites of one to five acres, are specifically designed to take advantage of the beautiful views. These luxury homes range in size from 2,600 to over 6,000 square feet and most are from 1 to 5 million dollars. This exclusive community is truly one of the most beautiful places to live in Arizona.
The Gallery at Dove Mountain
14000 N. Dove Mountain
North Course / South Course:
7384 yards / 7468 Yards
Par 72 / Par 72
Elevations soaring from 2,700 to 4,300 feet, the views stretch forever down spectacularly-manicured fairways that unfold in every direction. Much of Dove Mountain is protected as open space in this incredible community, so the views and course are always pristine. Arizona State Trust land and formal preserves border Dove Mountain and protect unobstructed mountain and desert views. The homes in the Canyon Pass part of Dove Mountain are in the price range of 1 to 3 million dollars with with square footage from 3,500 to 7,500. The average lot size is about 1 1/2 acres. The homes in Dos Lagos in Dove Mountain are between $700,000 to $900,000 and are on a minimum of 1/2 acre lots.
Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club
6200 N Club House Lane
Mountain / Canyon Course:
6898 yards / 6819 Yards
Par 72 / Par 72
Set in the heart of the Catalina foothills overlooking Tucson are 36 holes of spectacular, Tom Fazio designed classic desert-style golf, with many changes in elevation and several elevated tee boxes. The greens are challenging, but fair, with smooth undulations and good speed. There are breathtaking panoramas of the Santa Catalina Mountains, the Rincon Mountains and from high in the foothills, you can see all across Tucson to the Santa Rita Mountains south of town. These gorgeous courses wind through rocky, saguaro studded canyons and lush desert with an abundance of wildlife including deer, coyotes, bobcats, javalina, roadrunners, hawks, quail and much more.
The Ritz-Carlton Residences at Dove Mountain
6302 W. Sunlit Bridge Place
Marana, AZ 85658
The Ritz-Carlton is known the world over for its relaxed, yet refined, ambiance, and The Ritz-Carlton Residences at Dove Mountain are no exception. This is an incredible community, with hiking trails and access to the amenities at the hotel.
The Highlands at Dove Mountain
4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.
(520) 579-9574 HOA
(520) 579-7000 Golf Shop
The Highlands is much more than just the amazing 18 hole championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills. The Highlands at Dove Mountain Golf Course has gorgeous mountain, desert, or cityscape views from every hole. The always immaculate course and practice facilities include a driving range, large practice putting green and practice bunker. There is challenging play for all levels of golfers with 6 different tee boxes. And of course there is a fully stocked golf shop. There are also men’s, women’s, and couple’s groups to play with, for both 9 and 18 holes. This beautiful course was built in 1997 and has a healthy club membership of over 400 members. The variety of holes makes this course a joy to play and will always keep your interest for years to come. The course meanders through the community, through hills and flats, around rock outcroppings and giant saguaro cactus, and even two lakes. Regardless of your playing level, you will love this course!
The Sun City Oro Valley & The Views Golf Club
Sun City Oro Valley is a master planned community built by Del Webb that covers 1,000 acres of lush high Sonoran desert. In 2002, Sun City residents voted to reduce the minimum age to 45 (for up to 15% of the community) from 55. This meets HUD requirements for an age restricted community for seniors. The community is made up of about 2,275 one-story single family homes
and 172 town-homes, while 36% of the land is allocated to common areas. There are over 50 floor plans with a variety of styles and sizes, ranging from 1035 square feet to over 2750 square feet. Prices range from the mid 200 thousands to $500,000. Many lots have views of the Catalina Mountains, the desert, or the golf course. Over 60% of residents live here year-round. All homes in Sun City were built from 1986 to 1996. Ownership of the community common areas, golf course, and recreational facilities were turned over to the Community Association by Del Webb. Sun City Oro Valley is not a gated community and the roads are maintained by the Town of Oro Valley.
La Paloma Country Club
3660 E. Sunrise Dr.
La Paloma Country Club is located in the central foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains on the north side of Tucson. Terrific views of the mountains to the north and city views stretching across Tucson, all the way to the Santa Rita Mountains are only a few minutes from the heart of Tucson. The gated community of La Paloma opened in 1984 and includes about a dozen exclusive subdivisions, a country club, 27 holes of Jack Nicklaus designed world class golf, and The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa. The Westin offers unparalleled service and luxury, in an elegant, yet relaxed southwestern atmosphere. This Westin Resort offers 487 recently remodeled guest rooms including 25 spacious suites. Amenities include: The Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and Salon, five swimming pools, a state of the art fitness center and 10 recently resurfaced tennis courts, casual and fine dining and upscale shopping, and of course, the La Paloma golf courses.
The Preserve at Saddlebrook
66567 E. Catalina Hills Dr.
Tucson, Arizona 85739
4920 to 7006 yards
Saddlebrooke is a resort-style retirement community with an astounding array of amenities and activities in an amazing picturesque setting. The master-planned community is located just 25 minutes north of Tucson, AZ at the western base of the 9,000 foot Santa Catalina Mountains. It currently consists of over 4,700 homes, and there are over 500 more homes that are to be built. The Preserve at Saddlebeooke is the last phase of new homes in Saddlebrooke and these true luxury homes are priced from $450,000 to $1,000,000. Resale prices in the previous phases of Saddlebrooke range from $175,000 for the smallest, older homes and go up to the mid $600,000 range. The newest Saddlebrooke neighborhood offers Robson’s finest luxury homes surrounding Saddlebrooke’s favorite of three beautiful golf courses, with spectacular golf course and mountain views.
Marriott Starpass Golf Club
3465 W. Starr Pass Blvd
Starr Pass is a challenging 27-hole, Arnold Palmer world-class Signature Golf Club with great practice and teaching facilities that are all in pristine condition. Among the facilities are a full sized driving range, practice bunkers, and chipping and putting greens. The original 18 holes were designed in 1987 by Robert Cupp along with PGA Tour pro, Craig Stadler, and hosted the PGA Tucson Open from 1987 to 1996. Phil Mickelson’s first PGA Tour win, as an amateur in 1991, was at Starr Pass. It was re-designed in 2003 by Arnold Palmer when the Palmer Design Team added the latest 9 holes near the Marriott Starr Pass Resort. The 3 nines are called, the Rattler, the Roadrunner, and the Coyote courses.
Skyline Country Club
5200 E St Andrews Dr
Skyline Country Club is a Tucson classic. It is one of the first two country clubs in town, built in 1962 at the top of Tucson and is fully owned by its members. The membership has kept the top of the line quality with major remodels in 1984 and again in 2009. The 59,000 square foot clubhouse was built on the site with the best city views anywhere in Tucson. High in the central foothills of the Catalina Mountains, is a gem of a golf course meandering through the hills and valleys with wonderful views of the spectacular cliffs above the course and the city below. The Skyline Course is a stern test of golf for 6,123 yards. You will get to use every club in the bag on 6 doglegs right and 4 doglegs left, with both uphill and downhill fairways. It is not unusual to see deer, javalina, coyotes and even bobcats as well as a wide range of birds from hawks to quail. You may use a club golf cart or walk and carry your bag or use a pull cart.
Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa
2727 W Club Dr
Catalina / Sonoran Course:
7108 yards / 7108 yards
Par 73 / Par 70
Designed by Robert Von Hagge and Bruce Devlin. Course designers were inspired by the beauty of the Santa Catalina Mountains and cut out luxurious fairways for a traditional golf course in the midst of the Sonoran desert. Robert Von Hagge has designed over 250 golf courses including some of the most famous golf courses in the world. Tucson National has hosted over 30 PGA tour events including the Chrysler Classic of Tucson for many years. Catalina course -Championship tees are 7262 yards. “Selected as one of Golf Digest’s “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America” Championship Bermuda greens and Bermuda fairways. The Sonoran Course, which opened in 2005, is a desert style course designed by Tom Lehman. It is a par 70, with 6552 yards and has Bermuda greens and fairways as well. The Sonoran course contains 2 lakes and 69 strategically placed bunkers.
Arizona National Golf Club
9777 E Sabino Springs Dr
Arizona National Golf Club is located in northeast Tucson in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The master planned, gated golf community is named Sabino Springs. There are about 460 homes, a community pool and work out center, Arizona National Golf Course and The Wildcat Grill on 430 acres of rolling desert foothills with gorgeous mountain and city views. The community is just 3 miles from the Catalina Highway at the base of Mount Lemmon. At the end of the 26 mile drive to the top of the 9,000 foot mountain, is a ski area and the small town of Summerhaven with plenty of hiking in the beautiful pine forest.