About the Course

MARCH 14 - 18, 2018
Omni Tucson National Resort Tucson, Arizona

Tucson National Catalina Course

Omni Tucson National Resort, Catalina Course

Omni Tucson National Resort was named after Augusta National and was the first golf resort established in Tucson (1961). Jack Nicklaus was the touring pro when the course opened.

The Catalina Course was home to the PGA TOUR's Tucson Open 30 times from 1965 through 2006. Arnold Palmer won there in 1967, Trevino had back-to-back wins (1969-70), Johnny Miller won three consecutive times (1974-76) and Phil Mickelson earned two of his three Tucson Open wins on the course (1995-96).

Competitive Course Records

Holes Score Player Year
72 263 (66-69-67-61) Johnny Miller 1975
54 196 (66-62-68) David Duval 1998
36 128 (66-62) David Duval 1998
18 61 Johnny Miller 1975

 

About the Catalina Course

PGA TOUR Championship Course: Orange and Gold nines
Par 72 – 36 front nine, 36 back nine
136 slope
7,143 total yards

  • Parkland style with 8 lakes and 80 bunkers.
  • 18th hole once considered one of the most challenging finishing holes on the PGA TOUR.
  • Designed by Robert Bruce Harris in 1961; redesigned in 1983 by RobertVan Hagge and Bruce Devlin; holes No. 7 and 8 relocated and redesigned by Tom Lehman in 2005.
  • Fairways are Tifway 419 pollen-free Bermuda, over seeded with winter rye to maintain a lush surface throughout the year.
  • Greens feature Champion Bermuda.

Tournament Course Hole Info