Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson Nevada
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Rio Secco Golf Club
Posted: 08/17/16 7:41p
Member Since: Feb 11, 2012
From: Costa Mesa
Went out today with a guru deal. Staff was very friendly when I arrived. Cart attendant met me at my car before I could even get out. I got there early to hope to get breakfast but unfortunately the restaurant was closed until late 830 I still got a decent breakfast burrito from the snack bar.
Course in good shape fairways were a few shades of green. Great lies when in the fairway and good rolls.
Rough was really tough and you needed an extra club to get out.
Greens were in great shape they were slow for putting tough and tough to read the breaks.
Tees generally flat and wide space to choose from. Did see some divot issues on the part 3s but not to bad.
One thing I hated about the course was the driving range which is all mats and they have zero watering stations on the course. It was 108 degrees and they don’t have water! The cart girl was friendly and came around 4 times and she had a cooler but still wished for water.
In all its a fun course surrounded by homes but still some tricky holes
Additional Golf Course Reviews for Rio Secco
Posted: 02/05/15 10:33p
Member Since: Jul 3, 2010
From: Las Vegas
Played Thursday, 2/5, with JohnnyGK and Jeroethel, and joined by Manny, who was visiting from Connecticut. Gorgeous Vegas day, sunny, about 70 degrees, and a slight breeze. Customer service was what you would expect from a resort course, excellent from bag drop to the service in the lounge afterwards. Smooth check in, cart was loaded with water in both coolers, and starter that grabbed you from the practice area. Drink cart (Keli) was around at least twice on each 9, and a snack bar is at the turn, which you can call from the 9th tee.
Driving range is included with the green fee, which was off a very decent mat, and a large practice green.
Course was in great shape. Tee boxes (with #16 being the exception) were flat and relatively divot free. 16 is such a small tee area, so there was plenty of divots, and a mound in the middle. Fairways in excellent shape, with some brown and thin spots outside of the landing areas. Rough is dormant bermuda, and cut close in most areas, however the ball sinks down in those spots that haven’t been cut. Greens were firm, smooth, with some dormant Poa, and ran at a nice medium/fast pace. Bunkers were the 1 spot were the conditions weren’t great. Sand was typical of most Vegas courses, about 1-2 inches deep, then hard packed. The 1st shot is a surprise, but knowing how it is, became a little bit easier, unless you were close to a lip. The course does a great job of posting signs on the tee areas with distances to where the fairway ends.
Rio Secco runs through the canyons and washes on the south end of the Vegas Valley, with some outstanding views of the Strip. The front nine is more wide open, and the back nine is more target orientated through canyons surrounded by lava rocks. Plenty of elevated tees and water only comes in play on the par 3 #7, the Million Dollar hole. Definitely a “must play” Vegas course.
Posted: 02/17/13 2:57p
Member Since: Dec 30, 2002
From: Westlake Village