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4.3
116 Reviews (116)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
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3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
92.2%
Recommend this course
109 out of 116 reviews
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4.3
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.7%
Recommend this course
22 out of 23 reviews
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4.1
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
89.7%
Recommend this course
26 out of 29 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6770 yards
Slope 130
Rating 69.8
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River Bend YMCA Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens MiniVerde Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Russell Breeden (1966)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code All shirts must have a collar. No T-shirts allowed.

Reviews

4.3
116 Reviews (116)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 7
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Advanced Golfers 8
Junior Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6
Worth the Drive 6

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

Nice course, good value, will be back

Two ball played Sunday mid morning. Very friendly welcome in shop. Course in good condition, greens fast but got used to them after a few holes. Only downside was the pace of play. - played first seven holes in about 75 minutes, the other 11 holes took two hours 40 minutes. Despite that it was still an enjoyable visit and we will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Whoa Nellie...

Very nice course that I have played often over the last year. The last 2 or 3 rounds, the greens have been unbelievably fast...roll all of the way off the green fast...not real fun nor fair.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

This course is in great shape. The rough is thick, the fairways a plush with grass, and the greens where rolling lightening fast.

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

Really enjoyed myself, I was told that the day before their was a amateur tournament and the greens were running 13 . Didn't know until I was told after hole 17, didn't feel comfortable with my putting until the back 9. But Love it I will be back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Immaculate condition

The course is in excellent condition. The greens are true and fast. Just fabulous!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First Time - Will Come Back

Decided to drive about 45 minutes from Charlotte; very easy drive on the weekends without traffic. We had a 10:44am tee time with the Hot Deals offer on GolfNow and decided to come out early to have some range time and account for possible traffic in the way. They ended up letting us on early so we wouldn’t have to be paired with another group as originally scheduled.

Staff were super friendly. Course was great for a scratch/bogey golfer. Greens were immaculate but fast/challenging - in a good way. Nice layout that’s fairly open but will force some fun decisions to avoid hazards. Hot dog was good for a clubhouse/turn hotdog.

Only slight potential drawback was there was no ranger keeping time in the big groups so I could see that it would be backed up on a busy day. We got lucky since most people were scared away with the potential of rain on the day we went, so the groups were pretty spread out until the very end.

I would definitely recommend and will be going back myself.

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

YMCA River Bend

The course is very good for the money it is very challenging we go there often

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

Always a solid round out here. Fairways are close to being pure and the greens are in good condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course!

Friendly staff! Course in great condition even with the summer weather being so brutal. Greens always fast!

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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor course, high price.

Greens were in horrible shape. For $45 I expect the course to be in good shape, it was far from it. Pace of play was horrible because there is no ranger out there to help the play. Will not play this course again.

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

The golf course was in great shape and played very tough for us ,but will go back

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

Golf Round Assessment

It was my first time playing River Bend but thoroughly enjoyed the round. Course in great shape! The entire course layout was nice. The fairways, bunkers, and greens were in top condition! Enjoyed round and plan to return soon!

Charles

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

New Course Experience

First time play. Early morning Tee time and weather was good. Temperatures over 90 before we completed round. Layout of course was nice. Greens were a little grainy but putting surfaces were okay. Director said by middle of July,
Greens will be perfect. Enjoyed the course and plan to return soon!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

I really liked the course.

I found some of the holes impossible. But it was hot and my energy was zapped. I am so happy that golf now gave me such a good rate that I was able to play here and example what the course had to offer. Loved the atmosphere and the staff. Great place. I will be back.

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