Tucson: Arizona’s More Relaxing Golf DestinationBy azgolfer • Sep 15th, 2008
Tucson, also known to its natives as the Old Pueblo is a city of many hidden treasures. Imagine a city rich in premier golf courses, world class spas and resorts without all of the madness of a large city. Tucson, Arizona has continued to hold the reputation as the provider of luxury vacations for decades and each year more people visit this hidden gem; some even deciding to take up permanent residence.
Located a little under two hours from Scottsdale, the city of Tucson is home to some of the top golf courses in the state of Arizona. The Gallery, Ventana Canyon, Starr Pass and Omni Tucson National are just some to name a few. Famous luxury resorts such as Omni Tucson Golf Resort, Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort and JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort also call Tucson their home. Tucson is also host to the Accenture World Match Play Championships located at The Gallery Golf Club in Marana, just North of Tucson. This tournament boasts the top 64 golfers from around the world and features an $8 million dollar purse for the winner.
[umap id=”8935″ size=”t” alignment=”right”]In addition to great Tucson golf, top spa facilities and luxury resorts, Tucson is also home to many other famous attractions. The Sonoran city is host to the Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show. This two week event takes place in January and is the largest show of its type in the world. Another famous attraction would be the Pima Air & Space Museum. This facility is one of the largest air and space museums in the world. There are over 275 aircraft and spacecraft in addition to the famous airplane graveyard. This graveyard is where all war damaged and retired aircraft from all branches of the military are stored.
For those adventure seekers, Tucson has miles of hiking, biking and walking trails throughout the area including the picturesque Sabino Canyon. If movies are your adventure, take a drive down to Old Tucson Studios. Built in 1939, Old Tucson Studios is still an active film set used on some of Hollywood’s most famous Westerns.
It’s easy to see why Tucson would make the perfect golf vacation getaway. There are over 50 Tucson golf courses to choose from and golf resorts offer never ending luxury. Take time to see a little bit of everything and enjoy in all that Tucson has to offer. Request your free Tucson Golf Package Quote today!