River Golf & Country Club, The

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3.6
114
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.0
85.2%
Recommend this course
96 out of 114 reviews
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3.7
11
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.9
81.8%
Recommend this course
9 out of 11 reviews
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Average Rating
3.9
21
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 21 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6391
Slope 131
Rating 71.1
Type Semi-Private
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River Golf & Country Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6391 yards 71.1 131
White 72 6080 yards 69.8 127
Gold 72 5763 yards 68.5 125
Red (W) 72 4434 yards 67.1 113
Scorecard for River
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.1/131 340 540 129 360 510 321 260 184 325 2969 593 207 372 394 370 381 176 404 525 3422 6391
White M: 69.8/127 320 533 112 353 500 310 251 158 317 2854 558 187 353 369 353 364 159 378 505 3226 6080
Gold M: 68.5/125 300 502 105 341 494 301 233 146 309 2731 500 166 337 345 338 345 143 368 490 3032 5763
Red M: 67.1/113 265 418 87 300 385 255 210 100 233 2253 383 148 230 195 304 270 81 255 315 2181 4434
Ladies W: 66.1/105 265 418 87 300 385 255 210 100 233 2253 383 148 230 195 304 270 81 255 315 2181 4434
Handicap 6 4 18 2 8 16 14 12 10 3 7 17 11 5 15 13 1 9
Par 4 5 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 36 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1986
Greens Champion Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.6
114

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 14
Elevation Changes 13
Forced Carries 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Seniors 9
Beginners 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 14
In the 'Burbs 7

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outstanding value

Hidden gem - plays short but tight, making for lots of interesting club choices off tees. Fairways were in good shape and greens were pristine. Sounds like they've put a lot of effort into getting the course into good playing shape, and it shows. Outstanding value for the money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

A Very Nice Track, Fun Course.

This is a nice track. The course was in very good condition other then a few tee boxes needing some TLC and a couple of greens had some bald spots. The fairways were nice, being from Canada I found the grass very unusual and the ball seemed to sink into it quite a bit. The greens were firm but held very well and were a consistent throughout the day. They also rolled true and birdie putts were possible. The sand traps were not playable as they did not look like they had been attended to for quite sometime. I choose to lift, rake and place the ball rather then drop outside the bunker and found this was a fair way to play, happy I only had to do it twice.

The fairways are generously wide and forgiving and the rough was not really that rough at all. I played the blue tees and due to the number of dog legs left and right I found myself with a long iron in my hand more times then not. This is not a bad thing, it forces you to manage your game and I choose to play a conservative round.

I did not find the staff there to be very friendly and they seemed unhappy I booked through Golf Now and stated they were finished with Golf Now in March 2019.

I would golf here again should I be in the area as the golf course did not have the same attitude as the staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good golf for the money

Played 10/25/18 and course was in great shape and greens rolled true. Stay away from the rough it will cost you strokes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The River is a decent course with an Interesting layout, excellent greens and good fairways, however cart paths and tee boxes need some maintenance.

You’ll have a chance to test out your 3 wood and long irons/hybrids off several tees including the par 5 10th hole as well as a driveable par 4 on the front nine where driver, even from the blue tees would be too much club to hold the fairway/green. If you catch a good deal..less than $20...I would recommend checking it out!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

reslly nice!

greens are recovering very well. layout makes you think, fairways are in great shape, new carts and excellent staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A nice layout that needs some TLC

I like the layout of the course, some very interesting holes. However, the greens were in terrible shape. They had recently been airified, but even without that there were many greens that had large spots with out grass. The tee-boxes hadn't beeen mowed in quite a while and on many of them it was difficult to find a level spot.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

They’re working on it

Always been a challenging course. That’s why I like it. They’re working on cleaning up the greens and bunkers. I like the challenge.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lousy Greens

Overall the course is challenging with long par 5s. All the greens are dead. It was like putting on concrete. Could not read them and not able to putt softly.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

nice course weak freens

greens still struggling to recover from winter damage

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good layout needs work

The course is very playable for all skill levels. We played as a twosome in about 3 hours. The fairways were playable under winter rule conditions. The greens were extremely fast due to dry dormant conditions. I would play here again and recommend it. They are working to restore this course and make it more playable.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course has improved tremendously in the last year keep it up!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

nice improvements

new carts. facility, traps and grounds being fixed up. playing was a pleasure

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

give it a try

greens were extrrmely fast. fairways and first cuts made it easy to find your ball. big improvement from earlier rounds when many golfers searched too long for errant shots.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course good value

Challenging course with very interesting holes ( risk vs reward).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

It was ok at best

It's winter time, so tough to really rank the course. I did like the layout, but the greens were painted

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great deal

It’s end of January so expectations were low but for $15, it was great. Nice layout and challenging from the back tees. Greens were bumpy and tee-boxes a mess on some holes but overall well worth the drive.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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