A good reputation is built by years of unceasing good deeds and a single mistake could ruin a lifetime’s worth of good name. Since its opening in the 1960s, the Catalina Course of the Tucson National Golf Club has been building a good name for itself as a premiere golf vacation destination. Fortunately, nothing in the last 50 years has stained its untarnished record.
The good name carried by the Catalina Course of the Tucson National Golf Club as a top caliber golf course has been complimented by countless golf legends whose skills and prowess in the sport have been tested in all the top competitions it has hosted. Apart from its being a golf trip favorite, the Catalina Course is in fact a favorite host of many competitions. It has hosted over 30 PGA Tour Events (Chrysler Classic of Tucson), is the annual host of the University of Arizona invitational, and host of the 2006 NCAA Regional’s. The traditional parkland course layout, designed by Robert Von Hagge and Bruce Devlin, are surrounded with many tall trees and eight pristine lakes. It has one of the most notorious closing holes in the PGA Tour, a par-4. 443 yard water-guarded 18th hole on an elevated green.
The excellence of the golf vacation spot has been praised greatly not only by avid golfers who fell in love with it but by premiere golf publications as well. Golf Digest, for one, has selected it as one of the “Top 25 Golf Courses in North America”. For the past 50 years, and counting, the Catalina Course of the Tucson National Golf Club has been making great names out of the winners of its numerous competitions. It is a perfect way to complete its own good reputation.