Formerly known as the Raven Golf Club at Sabino Springs, Arizona National Golf Club is the finest desert golf in Tucson. Providing the course with panoramic mountain vistas and green forests of giant saguaros, the club has a unique location among the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains as it follows the rugged natural flow of the land across shady mesquite-lined arroyos and skirts rocky outcroppings, next to the Coronado National Forest. Golf trips to the Arizona National will give golfers a perfect view of Tucson’s most stunning scenery, and a game of golf that gets embedded in the memory.
Arizona National Golf Club, a Robert Trent Jones Jr. masterpiece, is challenging with demanding uphill holes, forced carries over desert expanses and strategically bunkered greens. Its unique 6,776-yard layout will throw enough hard decisions and classic desert golf challenges to test the very limits of each player’s abilities. The elevated tees and natural water hazards add spice to make every round more difficult. Golfers would surely not forget the finishing hole. It is the most memorable on the course, with a 200-feet elevation teebox above the fairway and a lake along the left side. Games spent at this premiere golf vacation destination takes players to a rollercoaster ride of fun, challenge and awe at the wonderful vistas.
Opened in 1996, this 18-hole, par-71 golf course has a rating of 73.2 and a slope rating of 144. Arizona National Golf Club is one of the newest high end daily fee and one of the best desert courses in Tucson. The par 3, 4th hole overlooks the entire city and on a clear day, golfers can see all the way to Mexico looking south. This golf club is a favorite for golf vacations by locals and tourists alike.