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Be prepared to practice your swing before you come to Tucson, because there’s plenty of opportunity to play golf in these parts. Options include the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, where you’ll have views of the Santa Catalina Mountains while playing on the three courses. If you need help with your game, the on-site golf school can teach you a swing or two. At The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, you’ll play among native Sonoran Desert vegetation and enormous saguaros in the hotel’s two 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed courses. The Omni Tucson National Golf Resort’s golf courses have hosted more than 30 PGA Tour events. There’s one parkland-style course and one desert-style course to make ample use of your clubs. The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa offers a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. It makes the most of the desert landscape, with cacti, yucca, palo verde and agave dotting the course. And with the beloved saguaro dotting the landscape and the Tortolita Mountain Ranges off in the distance, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is a Nicklaus-designed beauty that caters to the weekender who just wants to play on an expertly manicured course or the PGA pro participating in the Accenture Match Play Championship held annually at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star resort.