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Forty Niner Golf & Country Club

Forty Niner Golf & Country Club

12000 E Tanque Verde Rd Tucson, AZ 85749-9728 URL:   Course Website

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Forty Niner Country Club is an upscale, semi-private facility designed by William Francis Bell, a prominent golf course architect during the 1950`s and 60`s.

Forty Niner is known for its lush, mature landscaping and excellent course conditioning. It is lined with mesquite, giant cottonwood, eucalyptus and weeping willow trees.

The course opened in 1961 and offers the same challenges it did more than 35 years ago when the club hosted the PGA Tour`s Tucson Open. Don January was the winner in 1963, and Jack Cupit won in 1964. Local legend even has it that one year, Jack Nicklaus failed to make the cut on friday because of an 11 he took on hole #11! This course requires accuracy off the tee and excellent course management to score well on it`s quick, small greens.

Course Information for Forty Niner Golf & Country Club

Facility Information:
General: 18 hole regulation length course
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Forty Niner Golf & Country Club Information:
General: 18 hole regulation length course
Daily Fee golf course
Designed by William F. Bell, ASGCA
72 par, 6,630 yards
71.3 rating, 124 slope
Just Golf facility

Staff: Contact: Wendy Cross, General Manager

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Tucson, AZ

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Forty Niner Golf & Country Club 3.5 5 282 282
This course is improving I played this course several times last year and the condition of the course has drastically improved. It is not a desert course. It has trees and is very flat. It is very playable for golfers who play the forward tees. It's a fun course January 23, 2015
Course was in good shape. Played the first 9 with locals who were very pleasant and helpful. We had only played the course twice and that was last year. Course was in good shape. Suggest marshaling the course for slow play. The weather turned cool and very windy on the last few holes. January 20, 2015
49er trending in the right direction Overall I was very pleased with this round. The course is reasonably challenging and fair with grand old trees lining many of the fairways. This can also be a downside because a few greens had a great deal of litter due to the recent high wind on the day prior. Other than that the course was in good shape. I really like how they've upgraded the clubhouse in recent years. I enjoyed a nice dinner after our round and the wait staff were very friendly and professional. If you haven't played 49er in a while, I would recommend you give it a try. January 1, 2015
Fun/Challenging Forty Niner 49er golf course is much improved over a couple of yrs ago. New ownership has put in a lot of effort and money to bring it back to the old standard. It is a challenging course but one that is fun to play. If you are in Tucson it is a course you should consider. December 18, 2014
Good Course - Need to improve "pace of play" 49er Country Club has really improved conditions over the past 2 years. No "Players Assistant" on the course made for VERY SLOW PLAY (waited on 16 of 18 tee boxes). December 16, 2014
Great course, friendly staff Course was in fine shape, it was a beautiful day and I shot my handicap, what else can be said. December 10, 2014
Enjoyable yet frustrating! The greens were challenging and hard to read. I swear my ball broke up hill on one green! I am definitely getting back out here to see if I can conquer these greens. December 4, 2014
Out first, course is above-average! 49er has gone through ups and downs lately, and it seems that the Golf Now reviews are the best way to find out exactly how any particular course is playing at that point in time. So I'm going to do my part and help out anyone thinking of playing here, go for it. The overseed is lush and the greens that had been damaged are back and rolling nicely. only a couple of greens had patchy problems but out of 18 i'd say only maybe five had issues and they are not putting the pins near those areas. the tee boxes need to be mown but the fairways are nice and the rough is actual rough. it will penalize you some if your ball sinks down in it. we showed up early and were able to go out first and we flew. finished without hurrying in 3 hours, not bad for 18 holes in somewhat wet and chilly starting conditions. The starter, Ken, is awesome there! November 17, 2014
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