Rio Verde Country Club with the Superstition Mountains in the back

Rio Verde, Ariz. (August 2, 2023) – Rio Verde Country Club is proud to add Sean Hitchcock to its team as the new Member Relations & Communications Coordinator. Hitchcock will be responsible for developing and distributing internal and external communications for the 36-hole private club located in Rio Verde, Ariz., just east of Scottsdale and proudly managed by Troon Privé.

“I am honored to be a part of this amazing team,” said Hitchcock. “I am excited to help share stories from the club and keep members informed. I’m committed to making sure every member who walks through the doors of Rio Verde Country Club feels like they are home.”

Prior to starting at Rio Verde Country Club, Hitchcock worked for more than 15 years in television production. He started his career in 2007 as a News Producer with WNEM in Saginaw, Mich., before moving to Phoenix, Ariz., where he served as a News and Sports Producer for KPHO/KTVK Arizona’s Family. He has been recognized with an Emmy Nomination and by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Hitchcock graduated in 2007 from the Specs Howard School for Broadcast Arts in Southfield, Mich., with a certificate in Television & Radio Production.

“It’s fantastic to have Sean join our team,” said Rio Verde Country Club General Manager and Chief Operating Officer Anthony Paino.

For more information about Rio Verde, visit or call 877-746-8373.

About Rio Verde Community and Country Club
Located between the eastern foothills of the McDowell Mountains and the Tonto National Forest, Rio Verde Country Club is a private 36-hole golf club in Rio Verde, Ariz., and is managed by Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon. Members who reside in the Rio Verde community enjoy unlimited access to dining and events, 36-holes of parkland-style golf, a driving range, three putting greens, a bunker/chipping complex, tennis, pickleball, swimming, fitness, bocce, and dozens of special interest clubs. Full membership is also available to non-residents and provides unlimited access to tee times, golf events, and dining. With its low taxes, competitive real estate prices, and tranquil location, Rio Verde appeals to primary and vacation homeowners. Comprised of custom-built homes, townhomes, and villas in a wide range of prices, Rio Verde is a low-density, master-planned enclave with large lots highlighted by golf course, mountain, or desert views.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company providing services at 820-plus locations, including 840-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses around the globe. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 600-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, ClubUp, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design, Casa Verde Golf and ICON Management. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room, and via The Turn Podcast.

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