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3.7
111 Reviews (111)
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
77.7%
Recommend this course
94 out of 111 reviews
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3.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
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3
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.7
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.1
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
56.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 16 reviews
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3.3
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
5
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9
3 Stars
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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
64.0%
Recommend this course
16 out of 25 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7030 yards
Slope 129
Rating 72.8

River Bend Golf Club combines some of the most unique play in the area with a course designed to provide an exciting golfing experience for players of all levels. Beautiful oak trees and meandering streams give the golf course its character, with elevation changes, multi-tiered greens and challenging areas of forced carry-including water features-and areas of forced lay-up in a links-style course, especially on the front 9.  The back 9 is a more traditional golf course. All of this combined with the Texas wind makes River Bend a formidable challenge for even scratch golfers.  It's one of the only only true links courses in south Texas. The staff is super and the course is very affordable.  River Bend Golf Club has a unique practice facility that features an aqua range with an island green.  A large putting green makes the Maverick a super practice area.

Distance: About 33 miles southeast of downtown San Antonio and worth the trip.  Take Rt 181 from the Southeast side of San Antonio. Located off the 181 business loop (4th street here in the city), coming north or south off Highway 181.  The loop runs north and south, like Highway 181, and runs about 1/2 mile west of it.  The course and facilities are located in the Avalon Subdivision.

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Course Details

Year Built 2007
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tidwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required

Reviews

3.7
111 Reviews (111)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 8
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 7
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 8

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible

Golf course was in horrible condition. Weeds throughout the fairway. You couldn’t even tell where the fairway ended and the rough started. Driving range was closed on a Sunday. Golf cart died out after 10 holes. Front desk was very rude and slow. The guy was too busy playing around with a line of people. Will never waste my money to go to this piece of crap golf course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible

Golf course was in horrible condition. Weeds throughout the fairway. You couldn’t even tell where the fairway ended and the rough started. Driving range was closed on a Sunday. Golf cart died out after 10 holes. Front desk was very rude and slow. The guy was too busy playing around with a line of people. Will never waste my money to go to this piece of crap golf course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in good condition

Great day of golf. A little crowded but groups let us play through. Greens are in great shape. Fun course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course

The greens are FAST!!! They roll very true. Fairways are starting to go dormant and get a bit thin but still in good shape. Excellent value and great staff. Front 9 is links style and back 9 is hilly playing though oaks and mesquite trees. Go play, you won’t regret it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Fun course

I love playing river bend the staff is always friendly and helpful. This is a very laid back course and have yet to have had a bad time even when its cold and wet. Although it isnt the nicest course in Texas I really enjoy it you can slow down work on your game and actually enjoy golf unlike some places where you are being rushed and yelled at if you are slower than people behind you. If you are a beginner and would like to play on a course which you can take your time and dial in your swing this is the one.

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

Conditions

Staff great, this time of year course in good condition

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

Love the greens

Like the lay out. Number 9 and 10 are a bit to long for me. The greens are large and create the opportunity for some challenging putts. Had a great time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 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

Thinkers Course!

Great Staff, Course In Enjoyable Condition. Course layout evens the playing field. You’ll definitely have to play with your Brain vs Muscle. Certain holes force you to finesse your way to the pin. Practice your Irons before challenging River Bend In Floresville Texas!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Too bad.......

Third time playing the course. Staff very friendly and good value for what you get. TOO BAD the courseis not in better shape. I like the layout with some long par 4s and reachable par 5s it has so.e risk reward opportunities. Greens were in decent ahape and held balls well and rolled good. Thats the good..... Tee boxes and fairways were atrocious. Bring a hammer to get tees i. The grou d and good luck finding good grass on the fairways. Again, TOO BAD. This could be a nice road trip course for many in SA but not qorth the drive.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Thw course that could be

Played sunday. Staff was very friendly and price was great. (One of the reasons we made the drive). Th as for the course, the greens held balls well and putted true . The ourse layout is nice and with a lot of attention ould turn into a very enjoyable track. Today tee boxes and fairways were hard burnt and full of dead spots and weeds. Too bad, as the layout sets up for some fun holes.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Poor Grounds

Haven’t played this course over 4 years and WOW embarrassing to our community. Hitting ur irons off cement practically. Greens were best on course. Needs major improvement.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Expected much better

Big patches of weeds in the middle of the fairways caused me to lose more balls ever on decent shots. You expect to lose them when hit into water, woods or deep rough but not on the fairways. Sometimes you needed a hammer to get a tee into the hard ground at the tee boxes. This could be a much nicer course if it was maintained better, but not worth the drive out from San Antonio in my opinion, even at the low price I paid.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Haven’t played in a while but this is the worse I have seen the course, The tee boxes where horrible including the fairways. The greens looked good but that’s about it

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