Golf Advisor Icon
Rating Index Rating
Tooltip Information Icon
3.8
543 Reviews (543)
5 Stars
87
4 Stars
245
3 Stars
147
2 Stars
45
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
84.8%
Recommend this course
443 out of 543 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.9%
Recommend this course
26 out of 28 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
89.1%
Recommend this course
49 out of 55 reviews
Read Reviews

About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6791 yards
Slope 136
Rating 72.9

River Oaks Golf Club stretches across more than 800 scenic acres along the Intracoastal Waterway. The club offers 27 holes that are divided into three nines, each named after the some of the wildlife that call the course home. The Fox, Otter, and Bear nines can be played in different 18-hole combinations. The Fox/Otter Course begins with the shortest of the three nines and finishes with the longest. The final hole on the front nine presents one of the most interesting risk-reward opportunities on the golf course. You can aim for the right bunker for an open shot at the green or try a long drive down the left side for a short approach. River Oaks Golf Clubs' Otter nine has several challenges in store including mounding, strategically placed bunkers, and tricky water hazards.

Book a Tee Time at
River Oaks Golf Club
Powered by GolfNow.com
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6791 yards 72.9 136
Blue 72 6345 yards 70.6 132
White 72 5741 yards 69.2 117
White (W) 72 5741 yards 70.2 119
Yellow 72 5076 yards 65.9 107
Yellow (W) 72 5076 yards 66.9 109
Red (W) 72 4661 yards 66.0 107
Scorecard for Fox/Otter
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.1/123 536 385 189 387 353 441 511 139 405 3346 437 405 205 367 365 524 211 410 521 3445 6791
Blue M: 70.7/121 512 351 161 361 294 424 503 129 382 3117 415 364 186 339 340 498 198 390 498 3228 6345
White M: 69.2/117 W: 70.2/119 500 337 140 272 282 400 429 115 357 2832 365 312 148 313 305 467 160 366 473 2909 5741
Yellow M: 65.9/107 W: 66.9/109 395 255 117 262 243 355 368 91 295 2381 267 310 120 250 267 468 145 296 431 2554 4935
Red W: 66.0/107 385 245 104 250 213 343 350 80 280 2250 250 290 112 238 256 439 136 275 415 2411 4661
Handicap 11 13 9 7 15 1 3 17 5 4 6 12 18 16 8 10 2 14
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1988
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion UltraDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Hamm Craig Schreiner (2011)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Golf School of Myrtle Beach"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.8
543 Reviews (543)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Patio Dining 18
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 50
Bunkers 37
Undulating Greens 24
This course/club is great for:
Locals 39
Seniors 37
Beginners 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 54
Near Local Attractions 28
Near the Airport 26

Numbers based on reviews tagged with attribute.

Advanced Filters
Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice corse

Enjoy course. Played short but some risk reward shots. Greens where very true. Held line perfectly.

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

Good course for practicing

This was a good experience. I lot of the things that were an issue weren't the course's fault. We came after it rained, so the greens were slow and the fairways were soft. It was an OK challenge on the "Otter" course, but would have liked more water challenges. Overall, I'd play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good for the value

This is a good course to play if your vacationing down by the beach and want to get away for a quick game. PROS; no wait time, on the first tee as soon as I checked in. Course layout very nice and spacious. CONS; only one really and that was certain greens were very dry with certain patches burned. Certain fairways were mushy but otherwise most of the course was in fair condition and playable.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
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

Not a bad bang for you buck

The greens were in very poor shape, looks like the frost may have gotten to them this winter.
There was no ranger on the course and there was a very slow group 2 holes in front of us slowing everyone down. It would’ve been nice to have a ranger speeding them up.
The fairways and tee boxes were in okay shape. The course layout is a little tricky. It forces you to hit a plethora of different tee shots. I enjoyed the course. It has holes that are challenging and holes that are not. I would play it again, but to those wanting to play a course that has stunning features, I would not recommend it. It’s worth the price to play if you do decide to play it.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fair but uninspiring

Very friendly staff, the cart lady especially was incredible. The course is very playable and always give you a place to bail out. The fairways and rough were in ok shape but the greens were very patchy and slow. Played fox and otter 9’s and Fox is all draw tee shots and Otter plays either straight or fades off the tees. For the price an excellent value considering the options locally and would like to play again when in slightly better shape.

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

River Oaks Golf Plantation

It’s a good course for medium to high handicaps. Lots of bunkers and water to deal with. There were not a lot of yardage markers.

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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Trying to beat the rain

The corse was in good condition played good front 9 the wind rain on back 9 made it to 15 sky opened up all in all had a great time play this loop it’s fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Condition- Not a Lot of Trouble

Great course for beginner to intermediate players. Not a lot of trouble, if you hit ‘em straight. Had a great time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Nearby Courses
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
4.2389470588
46
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.7626470588
543
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.7626470588
543
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.9869294118
34
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.6666764706
34
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.7263411765
27
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.6666764706
34
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.6666764706
34
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.8519647059
24
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3.5340588235
27
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
4.7213117647
56
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
4.2830823529
39

Stay & Play Offers

From $84
Valid dates: Aug 15, 2019 - Aug 31, 2020
Stay and Play Golf in Scottsdale, Arizona from $84 per golfer/night (including golf & lodging!)
Course Layout
Now Reading
New Cookie Policy
WE AND OUR PARTNERS USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICE, PERFORM ANALYTICS, PERSONALIZE ADVERTISING, MEASURE ADVERTISING PERFORMANCE, AND REMEMBER WEBSITE PREFERENCES. BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THESE COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR COOKIE POLICY.
CONTINUE