Golf Professionals

Our Dedicated Staff of Golf Professionals

Rick Ruppert

Head Professional

Rick is entering his 34th season with DHCC. In addition to directing golf shop, tournament and daily play activities, Rick is an outstanding swing coach who works with up and coming PGA Tournament competitors. Whether you are a beginner or a single digit player, you will benefit from the tips and techniques offered by Desert Horizons Country Club's team of professional instructors.


Matt Urban

Assistant Golf Professional

Matt Urban joins us from Toledo, Ohio. This will be Matt’s 4th season here at DHCC. Prior to joining us here in the desert, Matt has worked at Spuyten Duyval Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio since he was 16 years old, spending 3 years as the  1st Assistant Golf Professional and the last 6 years as the Director of Golf. Matt attended Toledo University in Ohio where he played collegiate golf and worked towards his degree in Business Marketing and Sales. Matt has a passion for tournament coordination and teaching golf, with an emphasis in the short game and a desire to promote the growth of the game.

Grant Bollin


Armida Trujillo

Head Buyer and Merchandiser

Armida was born and raised out here in the Valley and has been a buyer for 15years. She has a degree in Fashion Merchandising and is passionate about her job. She worked as a Merchandise Buyer here at Desert Horizons in 2007-2011 then moved on to work at The Madison Club and then Bighorn Golf Club. She is back with us this season and is enjoying her job here!

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