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Golf Courses & Resort Destinations in Marana, Arizona
Marana is a fantastic destination for golf with sunny skies the majority of the year and many courses to choose from. Marana boasts some of Arizona’s top courses, including the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain which is host to the World Golf Championship Match Play event each year. Quarry Pines Golf Club offers a unique golf experience with two very different nine hole courses. There are also many more excellent courses just a short drive from Marana in the surrounding area.
The Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain is a new resort in Marana that provides upscale lodging and activities to visitors and locals alike. The hotel has elegant rooms, suites, and casitas for lodging, and three swimming pools with a long slide and splash area for children. Several restaurants and bars on-site and a spa for the ultimate relaxation mean visitors never have to leave the resort. The resort has three 9-hole courses, named Saguaro, Tortolita, and Wild Burro. They were designed by Jack Nicklaus to be challenging enough for the professional tour to stop here for the World Golf Championships each year, but also enjoyable for golfers looking to experience this unique Marana golf experience.
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain
“The Golf Club at Dove Mountain is the proud sponsor of the WGC- Accenture Match Play Championship. Legendary champion Jack Nicklaus took advantage of the High Sonoran Desert setting to integrate strategy, variety and fair shot values into his Signature Design luxury golf course.” (ritzcarlton.com)
The Gallery Golf Club
“The Gallery Golf Club features two highly acclaimed courses offering members the finest in desert golf. Keeping your focus is a challenge on the picturesque North Golf Course with sweeping views of the high Sonoran desert landscape. Subtle elevation changes and views in all directions among thousands of giant saguaros provide members with an all-together different experience on the South Course. The exceptionally maintained courses are set in a lush and natural desert environment and highly enjoyable for all skill levels. The Gallery Golf Club is truly distinguishing.” (gallerygolf.com)
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
“As one of the newest luxury resorts in Tucson, Arizona, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is nestled in the high Sonoran Desert against the Tortolita Mountains. Featuring a destination spa, adventure programs to restore the soul, world-class hiking and Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf, this prestigious Arizona luxury resort seamlessly combines elegant grandeur with a sense of adventure. Revel in the comforts of indoor and outdoor dining at CORE Kitchen and Wine Bar, where true American cuisine is sure to tantalize your palate before retiring to richly appointed accommodations in a striking canyon setting. Let us create your dream oasis in this desert land.” (ritzcarlton.com)