Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa
Great alternative to desert golf.
Pristine course, a pleasure to play golf at such a well maintained course.
November 25, 2013
Course was in great shape. Greens were running fast and true but received a ball very well. Will be back to play again!
November 14, 2013
Challenging yet Forgiving!
This is a relatively classic desert golf course with one refreshing twist: It's actually forgiving. The fairways are nice and wide open on most holes with ample room to land the "oops" tee shot. However, this is still target golf and requires course management in order to play well. I am roughly an 18 handicap at present (quite higher out here than FL) and I shot a 19 over 89.
The course is in outstanding condition and the greens roll very nicely. The fairways are plush and so much so that I struggled to get roll out on my drives with the exception of downhill fairways. The greens are receptive and a player with good ball striking will be able to stop or spin the ball back. BEWARE though, for Arizona golf the greens are faster than you'd expect and you'll blast a putt by if you aren't careful.
As far as value, it was my first time playing there (Sonoran course) and while i'd pay more to play it than your average public course, I find it hard to justify what they charge, even through golf now. Granted that it IS season around here and it IS a resort but 80-90 bucks for a round is too rich for my blood.
All in all, it was a great day and I will go back, though I might wait for season to end unless I can get a cheaper rate.
November 2, 2013
A must-play for any serious golfer.
Easy to see why this course (Catalina) has such a great history and reputation. Rounding into shape after over-seeding (cart path-only when we played); the greens have a ways to go. BTW, the mounding and bunkering around the greens are one of the most distinctive features of this course - better bring your "A (short) game." Would be nice to have a "combo" option between the red (5700) and white (6600) tees.
November 1, 2013
Great course and facilities with great people
This was the first day for Catalina after over-seeding. The tee boxes and fairways were awesome. The greens still need a little time to fill in but otherwise excellent
October 30, 2013
Excellent condition even though cart path only
Cart path only (reseeding). Excellent condition and the layout is very fair. It was very windy so more difficult than usual. Would like to replay when not so windy
October 30, 2013
Althiugh it is CP only, the course is in great condition
The greens run true and are moderate to fast. The bunkers are fair.
October 28, 2013
Grrens were not good.
TOO challenging of course for me. Greens were slow and bumpy.
October 27, 2013