As RV-Golfers begin making plans to head south for the winter, Yuma, Arizona always seems to be a popular destination of choice. With an average high temperature of 68 degrees in January, and a comfortable and accommodating RV-Golf resort, what more could you ask for? Cocopah Bend RV & Golf Resort in Yuma is situated right along the Colorado River. The resort encompasses 300 acres and features about 450 sites right on the golf course with an additional 356 at the resort. All sites are extra large to accommodate most any RV.
Cocopah Bend Golf Course is a walkable course that measures 5,705 yards from the tips. The 18-hole, par 72 has a USGA slope of 112 and rating of 68. Water and bunkers blend with doglegs and narrow fairways as the course offers five par 3s and a dynamite finishing hole that’s also the signature hole. The picturesque 18th, a 520-yard par 5, is framed by water on the right and boundary limits on the left.
The spacious grounds of Cocopah Resort include 6.8 miles within the confines of the secure grounds, used frequently for walking or biking. There’s also two-and-a-half acres set aside for Fifi and Fido. From November through April, the resort hosts a wealth of activities, including weekly dances, live music and shows, potlucks and other socials, cards and games, billiards, tennis, and table tennis, fashion shows, art shows, craft shows, and casino nights.
Also, the Cocopah Casino features Las Vegas-style action in a friendly, hometown setting. The casino features more than 500 slot machines, 10 Vegas-style blackjack tables, and a 250-seat bingo hall. In addition to the Artisan Restaurant and Sunset Lounge, sports enthusiasts will enjoy the Casino Sports Bar where you can watch the game on a big screen TV.
Cocopah Bend RV & Golf Resort is nestled in the Yuma and Gila valleys of southern Arizona. The area’s mild winters make this an ideal year-round playground. For more on the resort and local area, visit www.cocopahrv.com or http://visityuma.com.
Rick Stedman is an avid golfer, RVer, and writer who lives in Olympia, Washington. Rick writes a golf column, “The RV Golfer,” which is published every month in rvlife.com. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.