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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
94.0%
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755 out of 819 reviews
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4.6
64 Reviews (64)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
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4.3
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4.5
121 Reviews (121)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
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Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 6836 yards
Slope 137
Rating 71.7
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Ventana Canyon Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1984
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1984) Andy Banfield

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Ventana Canyon Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required, no denim

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Reviews

4.5
819 Reviews (819)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 36
19th Hole Scenic Views 26
Patio Dining 24
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 121
Bunkers 103
Undulating Greens 91
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 115
Advanced Golfers 93
A Weekend Splurge 81
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 124
Worth the Drive 86
Convenient to the City 60

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

VENTANA CANYON - CANYON COURSE

WONDERFUL GOLF COURSE, VERY SCENIC AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

GENTLEMEN AT PRO SHOP NEEDS TO WORK ON BEING FRIENDLY TO THE PUBLIC.

REST OF STAFF AROUND COURSE WERE GREAT, VERY FRIENDLY.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course.

The golf course was picturesque, in great shape and was fun to play! Will play again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Ventana Canyon - Canyon Course
Commented On 09/11/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, Gary. We look forward to seeing you again next time!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Visiting from the UK

Course in great shape greens fast and true but very difficult to read ....

You can hit the green in regulation but still come off with double bogey

Good for wildlife too

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 09/11/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, Brian, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Ventana Canyon. Come see us again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

9/8/19 Course conditions....near perfect!!

Played the Mountain Course 9/8/19 in the Sunday a.m. shotgun start. Rained for the first 20 minutes but the course drained quickly. Fairways and greens were absolutely spectacular. Green speeds were a little crazy with some very tough pin placements near the edges, but still very fun to putt. A great Sunday round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented On 09/11/2019

We're glad you enjoyed your time at Ventana Canyon! Be sure to book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented On 09/09/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, we hope you'll come see us again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course!

It was a bit difficult to find the pro shop. However, the course was in fantastic condition and enjoyable to play.
The 2 employees we encountered could benefit from customer courtesy training.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented On 09/11/2019

Hi JD, we appreciate you leaving us a review. If there's anything you think we could improve, or if you'd like to speak with someone in the Pro Shop about your experience, please give us a call at (520) 577-1400.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Pro shop layout

Really should have a clubhouse close to parking lot. Getting to pro shop sucks and we shouldn’t have to pay guys to take our clubs up. Get your carts and pro shop closer to parking.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 09/05/2019

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Ventana Canyon Mountain Course

The course was in great condition. The fairways and greens looked great. The greens are always very challenging. Some of the fairways can be narrow. One of the best courses I've played in Tucson.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented On 09/04/2019

We're glad to hear it, thanks for leaving us a review!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

One of My Favorites

I live in Tucson and have played Ventana's Mountain and Canyon courses many times. I've also played most of the others in the area and both of Ventana's courses are among my favorites. The views are terrific, the holes are challenging, but the tees allow ample adjustment for skill levels, and the courses are almost always in very good condition. I would note, however, that I play mostly in the summer when the rates are down as these courses get expensive and crowded in the winter. Still, if you are a winter visitor, I'm pretty sure you will like these two courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented On 09/04/2019

We appreciate the thorough review and look forward to seeing you again next time!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic views and variety

This course was fantastic to play. Greens were fast but smooth. We played the canyon course. I would play this again for sure

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 08/30/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great condition

But for some new patches by some of the greens, everything was immaculate.

Staff can be a tad indifferent to non-members I believe.

Otherwise, it was wonderful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 09/04/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, sredpath. We hope to see you back at Ventana Canyon again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Phenomenal experience

The course is in immaculate condition, you can’t find a dry spot on the fairway nor rough, even if you try. Tee boxes are well maintained, layout is challenging with tough bunkers. From the moment you drop-off your clubs, to the practice area, to the 18 hole; there isn’t a way to improve the experience. I highly recommend this course and will be definitely going back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 08/29/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, Velasquez! We look forward to seeing you again next time.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent Conditions!

Ventana Canyon is a great place to play in summer. More often than not in great shape, today was excellent. The greens are FAST, and the layout is fairly tough. You pay $150 in winter, so playing this time of year for $30 is an absolute steal. Pace of play can be a little slow, but who cares when the surroundings are gorgeous and the golf course is excellent? The course was in fantastic condition - well done, Ventana Canyon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented On 08/30/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Ventana Canyon. Come see us again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Course was in amazing shape. Easy enough for the average golfer. It’s a little confusing to get around the canyon course but the views make it worth it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 08/20/2019

We're glad you enjoyed your time with us, thanks for leaving us a review!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course in perfect condition

Very Nice at this Time of the year. Perfect condition from the tee box too the Green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 08/13/2019

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Day

Great Day at Ventana Canyon golf course, pace of play was right under 4 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 07/29/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Ventana Canyon. We hope to see you again soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Pack a lunch!

Took five and a half hours to play. Ranger didn't seem concerned with pace of play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented On 06/24/2019

Hi Engineer, we're sorry to hear pace of play wasn't quite up to our usual standards. If you'd like to speak with someone in the Pro Shop about your experience, please give us a call at (520) 577-1400. We hope to see you again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

One of the best

Difficult course to play the first time due to the travel distances between some of the holes but the course was in excellent condition other than a couple of thin spots in some fairways. The greens were smooth, rolled true and very quick. Overall a very very nice course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/24/2019

We're glad you enjoyed your time with us, David. Be sure to book another round at Ventana Canyon soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented On 06/24/2019

Thanks for the review!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/24/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review!

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