Rio Mar Country Club River Course boasts two 18 hole courses, each of which are challenging and beautifully maintained. The meandering Mameyes River runs straight through the course, and rewards golfers with excellent wildlife sightings. Course architects have done a great job of preserving the native flora, and orienting the course based on the natural terrain. The state-of-the-art clubhouse sitting in between the two courses is one of the nicest on the island, where you can rent shoes and clubs if you didn't travel with your own.
Founded in 1997, this golf course in Puerto Rico has become a classic spot for a round of golf. The lay of the land, hole placement, and sand traps are all part of the design by George Fazio, the architect of this golf course. It has a course rating of 71.3, and its 18 holes measure out to 6343 yards.
Rio Mar Country Club River Course is generally thought to be the tougher of the resort's two courses. Fairways are slightly more narrow, and are frequently lined by water hazards. Moreover, greens are more heavily fortified by bunkers. However, the greens are quite large, and bunkers are fairly shallow, making the course playable for beginners and low-handicappers alike.
Check out the following chart if you want some quick facts.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
Prices range depending on the season and time of day. For non-resident, non-hotel guests looking to play a full 18 holes, you can expect to pay between $110 and $180. Residents of Puerto Rico can play for $50.
The closest major area you'll find to Rio Mar Country Club River Course is Luquillo.
At only 12 miles away off from the golf course, the closest airport,, is consistently utilized by the same group of travelers as people who golf at Rio Mar Country Club River Course.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are other golf courses to choose from nearby. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area are Coco Beach Golf Club International Course, Coco Beach Golf, and Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course. All of them are within three miles and the closest one of the three, Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course, is only a small hike off from the main course, so it won't be trouble to make stopping by for some rounds on the links.
The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely ——it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying nearby. The subsequent display shows the fair number of places to stay located within proximity of the golf course.
|Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa||0.4||NE||Resort|
|Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn||2.8||E||Hotel|
|Gran Melia Golf Resort Puerto Rico||3.3||NW||Resort|
|St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort||6.2||NW||Resort|
|Casa Cubuy Ecolodge||8.8||S||B & B|
Situated on the eastern side of the island of Puerto Rico, Rio Mar Country Club River Course is on the premises of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, and can provide a fun golfing experience. Whether or not you are staying particularly close, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights. If you're wondering, Luquillo is two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) to the east.
Location: 6000 Rio Mar Boulevard, Puerto Rico
Primary Phone: (787) 888-6000
Reservations: (877) 636-0636
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