Rio Rico Golf Club at Esplendor Resort

1123 Pendleton Rd,

Rio Rico, Arizona 85648

  • Office

    +1 (800) 288 4746 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (520) 281 8567
  • Fax

    +1 (520) 281 7132
  • Golf pro

    Steve Henderson (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Sonoran desert.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Sr.
SSS or slope






How to get there:

55 mi S of Tucson.

Rio Rico Golf Club at Esplendor Resort

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.

Est. 1975

Rio Rico Golf Club at Esplendor Resort is a generally well-regarded golf course, which includes several attractive holes and features. This tree-lined and open parkland layout will test most facets of your game, and should provide a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area. At this Stay&Play facility, you can rise from your bed in the morning and head straight for the first tee.
List of courses: Arizona


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (winter/spring): weekdays $38; weekends $48. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Rio Rico is an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary golf course.


  • Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico

    1069 Camino Caralampi, Rio Rico, AZ 85648

    +1 (800) 288 4746 (toll free)

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    Located just 40 minutes south of Tucson among rolling mountains, and overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley. Here you'll find the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico, a one-of-a-kind golf destination resort in southern Arizona. You can indulge yourself in recreational amenities, including a Robert Trent Jones designed 18-hole championship course, play tennis on four lighted courts, wander the walking trails or bask in the Arizona sun poolside.
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      Rio Rico (2 mi)

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