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3.7
288 Reviews (288)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
143
3 Stars
69
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
17
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
88.6%
Recommend this course
237 out of 288 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.5
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
81.2%
Recommend this course
26 out of 32 reviews
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3.6
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.7%
Recommend this course
50 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Executive
Par 60
Length 3004 yards
Slope 90
Rating 57.1
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El Rio Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Reviews

3.7
288 Reviews (288)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 32
Bunkers 26
Narrow Fairways 22
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 38
Seniors 36
Beginners 34
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 39
Worth the Drive 7
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Rough

I play El Rio on a regular basis. I have always found it a great value. At this time I cannot recommend playing here. It was a struggle to find a place in the tee box that would hold a tee. Sod was sparce at best. The fairways are bare. The greens are simply sand. The staff here is always nice. I voiced my disappointment and they said they are working to fix it. They let me know it will be better this fall.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/06/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting El Rio Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

el rio

Great value to play, mostly iron shots. Course in good conditions except a few tee boxes were pretty rough.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A Fine Outing

We play this course a couple of times a year and always enjoy it. Today was no exception. The guy in the pro shop was friendly and courteous. The course itself was in good shape, though the greens were a bit slow. It was very uncrowded, probably because of the heat. Still, a good time..

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day

Most Greens were not in good shape.. everything else was good

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/16/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting El Rio Golf Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Love playing here.

I have grown to consider this my home par 60. Staff is always friendly and the playing surfaces are in good shape. Great value for the money!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course

The course is obviously short but kept in very good condition. Greens were slow early (7:30 AM) but got quicker later in the morning. Fairways are in great shape. Nice course for getting you short iron game together

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Corse Worth the Money

First time. Price change to $26.00 same day. So worth the money. Friendly staff. Course was somewhat challenging but not very long. Fairways and greens in wonderful condition. Gives you options on social distancing, which we liked. Would recommend this course. Perfect for someone that needs a really nice course to get it back together. with their irons.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value, Good Conditions

Great value! Course was in good shape and only major downside was due to COVID-19 regulations - no standard flags/pins or full holes, so it was a bit more difficult to see where you’re hitting toward. Most holes were on the front side of the green; greens are mostly flat. This course is perfect for beginners/lower skilled players, with only par 3’s and 4’s; longest hike was the first at around 270 yds. Most were around 180 yds. We had a great time playing the course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Outing

This was a very nice outing during this trying time. Course was not crowded, the staff was very friendly and we enjoyed it very much.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Second Chances

First time on course a few years back and it wasn’t a great experience. This time everything was up to snuff.
It is a very good deal during peak season.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun little course!

In pretty good condition. Staff was friendly. Great value for the cost.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

tight course, very slow, dried up, overlapping

Much of the course was bare dirt, on the back mostly. Very tight course. poor conditions compared to other courses in the area in Feb and March. 2020. Very, very slow. You may as well walk. Sometimes you also have to wait to tee off because the hole ahead interferes with your shot and the safety of the other player on the other hole. or with your own safety. All that being said, we played here several times. It was a handy course nearby. It took four hours even though it's an exec. course.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course for iron play

From the north have not played for several months good place to use your irons and get back in the rhythm of playing and practicing your short game great greens good speed and true

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 03/23/2020

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 El Rio Golf Club another try in the near future.

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