El Rio: (520) 791-4229
El Rio Golf Course dates back to the 1930s and was the original site for the Tucson Open from 1945 to 1962 and hosted such
greats as Ben Hogan, Bobby Locke, Jimmy Demaret (shown above) as well as Walter Hagen, Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer,
Sam Snead, Gene Littler, Peter Thomson, and Tommy Bolt.
The course layout features tight fairways, small greens, relatively flat terrain, two lakes, and numerous trees. El Rio is ideal for
the "short knocker," measuring 6,000 yards from the regular tees, and 6,400 from the back tees.
Architect – William Bell (also designed California CC, Torrey Pines North, and more)
Year built: 1934
Par 70 measures 6,418 yards from the championship tees
5,824 yards from the front tees.
Driving Directions: From I-10 and Speedway, Go West on Speedway. The El Rio Golf Course will be just a few blocks down
on your right.
There are no homes for sale ON the course, but if you would like to search homes NEAR the course, click below.
If you are interested in finding a home in this area, email me or call me at (520) 404-4663.
As a former Rolex All American Golf Team member, I am familiar with course layouts,
community traffic flow, inter-development placement, and will help you find the best home in this area.