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3.9
282 Reviews (282)
5 Stars
46
4 Stars
149
3 Stars
69
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.8
93.4%
Recommend this course
256 out of 282 reviews
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3.9
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.7%
Recommend this course
36 out of 38 reviews
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3.9
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.7%
Recommend this course
54 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6701 yards
Slope 121
Rating 71.4

The Riverbend Golf Complex sits along the Green River in Kent Valley, Wash. Owned and operated by the City of Kent, the complex offers a championship, 18-hole course and a mini-golf course. The 18-hole course is one of the busiest in the state with more than 65,000 rounds played on it annually. The golf course sprawls across a relatively flat landscape, making it easily walkable. Though it may not be hilly, that doesn't mean it's trouble free. There are more than 50 bunkers strategically placed throughout and three lakes come into play as well. The layout is player friendly, with enough variety to appeal to players of all skill levels.

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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Golf Season Year round
Architect John Steidel

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times while on the golf course.

Reviews

3.9
282 Reviews (282)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 25
Patio Dining 14
Dinner 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 44
Bunkers 38
Thick Rough 12
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 46
Locals 39
Seniors 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 49
Near the Airport 25
Worth the Drive 9

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Plain course

Riverbend has fairly straight fairways and well-cared lawns, Great course with moderate green fees.

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

Unfair review

Difficult to rate the course due the fact that it rained as we played and the greens had recently been aeriated

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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 Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Let us Know

I made reservations through golf now. The was no warning that the greens had been sanded. Putting green horrible.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sept 5, 2019

Good day and conditions. Friendly gold now partners.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Value

With Taxes and fees we paid $63 for a Hot Deal. People walking into the pro shop were being charged $44. Not cool!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Crowded

Even for a Labor day, i couldn't have imagined how many players were cramped within the back 9...but still enjoyed one of my best rounds!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Local course

The course was in good shape this past weekend. They finally started running the refreshments cart out on the course which is a big improvement. Overall the course do need some additional improvements like many of the tee boxes are not level and are all choppy. It’s a city owned course and a little attention to details would really help.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

River bend review.

Pace of play good. Nice Golf now partners. Course in good condition.. Will return..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slow Day

We teed off at 1:40 and it was a 5 hour and 25 minute round. We had a 5 some in front of us, but they were playing a best ball so they kept up with the group in front of them. Greens were in good shape but some of the tee boxes were hard to find some grass to tee up in. It was the slowest round I have ever played there.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good pace

The course was flat. Makes a great walking course. Good pace. Although we had to let twosome play through.
Overall enjoyed very much.

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

Good value

Lots of tees to chose from, so different abilities can play together. Good value, I will go back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/09/2019

Hi u000007981644. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Riverbend Golf Complex.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Good value. Excellent pace of play. Very good green conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Hi welshma. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Riverbend Golf Complex.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Hello, WFR1318. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Hi u350973875. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Riverbend Golf Complex!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

P&JRiverbend

Excellent round. No waiting except they were still mowing the fairways

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us Phil1560432. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Riverbend Golf Complex thanks you!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Hello, rkaetzel. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fair golf ciurset

It was a fun course with lots of opportunities, challenging at times. I would definitely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/08/2019

Hi u314159305204. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Riverbend Golf Complex.

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