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. George Fazio designed the golf course. It has been given a course rating of 71.3, and its 18 holes have a total distance of 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.
Be sure to look through this table to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.
|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.
Rio Mar Country Club River Course is in the same region as Luquillo, the closest metropolitan area, so walking the city is a definite option.
Just eight miles away away from the course, the most proximate airport,, is consistently used by the same type of tourists as those that go golfing at Rio Mar Country Club River Course.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options nearby. Notable courses in the area include Coco Beach Golf, Trump International Golf Course, 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 just a quick hike off from the main golf course, so it won't be hard to plan stopping by for some rounds on the links.
The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. There is a broad selection of lodgings nearby, meaning there will also be a relatively high number of other traveling guests enjoying themselves alongside you. There are a fair number of hotels near this course, which are shown in the table below.
|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||--||--||B & B|
Rio Mar Country Club River Course, located at Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, is found on the eastern edge of the island of Puerto Rico; it is 2.7 miles to the west of Luquillo.
Location: 6000 Rio Mar Boulevard, Puerto Rico
Primary Phone: (787) 888-6000
Reservations: (877) 636-0636
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