For the perfect combination of setting, design and playability, come to Rio Bravo Country Club, and leave the flat-land courses behind. Since Mother Nature permits year-round play, we do our part too. Enjoy the friendly, family-orientated atmosphere at Rio Bravo Country Club. Rio Bravo Country Club gives you the opportunity to make friends, have fun, and enjoy the game of golf — the greatest game ever played. We are only 12 minutes from downtown Bakersfield, but you will feel like you're a million miles away. 18-hole championship golf course Driving range and practice area Generously stocked Pro Shop Tournament arrangements Professional staff dedicated to providing you with excellent service.
Shane has been in the golf industry for 6 years, He started as a cart attendant at Navy Golf Course in Cypress, CA. He moved to Bakersfield Last year, He has been working at Rio Bravo for 6 months, and was involved in tournament operations from the beginning. Shane has organized close to 600 tournament rounds at Rio Bravo alone. He looks forward to making your golf tournament the most special experience.
My Favorite Athlete or Team is?
• USC Trojans Football, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees
My Favorite Quote or Famous Saying?
• Do not be afraid of failure
My Favorite City in the World?
• Los Angeles
Number of Years in the Golf Industry?
I am originally from? (city, state, or country)
• Lakewood, CA
Favorite Sports Movie of All-Time?
• Field of Dreams
My Favorite Hobby when I am not working?
• Anything related to baseball
If I could have dinner with one famous person living or dead it would be?
• Derek Jeter
#1 Thing on my Bucket List is...
• Visit New York and watch a Yankee game
The best thing about working at a golf course is? (20 words or less)
• The networking
My Favorite part of the Tournament Planning Process is...
• Seeing a company or an organization breathe a sigh of relief when I tell them we have it all covered
Best Advice I can give a tournament host 20 words or less.
• Listen to what the tournament coordinator wants
Full Length Driving range with over 40 stalls - unlimited use of driving range as a member with no additional cost!
We offer from the casual to the most elegant dining experience, including various hors d'oeuvre platters, buffet service, and sit down. There are a variety of entrees to select from for breakfast, lunch, or dinner along with custom orders to suit any palate. Our facilities offer a 250 seating capacity, the Buena Vista Room which is overlooking the 9th hole. It can accommodate large events along with patio facilities, a lawn area, and numerous outdoor settings.
Carts are lined up perfectly in front of the Golf Shop and equipped with scorecards, tees, sand bottles and cooler. Your golfers will feel like they are VIP's as they start their round.
The clubhouse is located inside the gated community of Rio Bravo with a banquet hall, pro shop, grill, lockers and patio dining. Enjoy the view of the natural terrain hugging the foothills of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range.