Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico - Rio Rico, Arizona, 85648, United States

Our Award-Winning Golf Resort in Rio Rico, Arizona

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Treat yourself to 18 magnificent holes at one of Arizona's finest golf courses, our own Rio Rico Golf Club Resort in southern Arizona. Robert Trent Jones Sr .designed our championship Rio Rico golf course, which was one of his first courses.

Our Spectacular Golf Course

Nestled in the Santa Cruz river valley of Southern Arizona, Rio Rico Country Club is truly a hidden jewel in Arizona golf courses. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior over 40 years ago, the course has matured into a classic. Fairways are lined with shade providing trees, there are no homes on the course, and the paralleling holes are grassed tee to green, no desert carries here.

There are five sets of tees at Rio Rico, from the tips at almost 7200 yards to the new forward tees at just over 5000 yards the course sets up well to accommodate all levels of skill and length. Greens are bent grass and are some of the best in Southern Arizona. The infamous design style of Jones includes greenside bunkers and green contours that can create some difficult but accessible pin placements, put your approach in the right place and score well, be aggressive and miss the shot, you will pay the penalty.

Rio Rico offers some of the most affordable golf for a truly great golf experience. Tee times and rates can be found by viewing our Online Tee Time Finder.


We specialize in tournaments and outings and can assist organizers with putting the event together from start to finish. The Santa Rita Grill and Patio overlooking #9 green is a spectacular setting for lunch, tournament scoring, or just settling the bet over a cold beverage.

Esplendor Resort Golf Packages are available at some very affordable rates. For more information on accommodations and golf packages call (800) 288-4746 or see the Esplendor Packages page.

Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico
1069 Camino Caralampi
Rio Rico, Arizona, 85648, United States
Call: +1 520 2811901

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Set among rolling mountains and overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley you'll find Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico. A one-of-a-kind golf destination resort in southern Arizona, just 40 minutes south of Tucson. Whether you come to Indulge yourself in recreational amenities such as world-class golf on the Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed 18-hole course, play tennis on our four lighted courts, or simply bask in the Arizona sun poolside; Rio Rico is a charming getaway amid centuries of history.