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4.7
621 Reviews (621)
5 Stars
467
4 Stars
133
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
96.1%
Recommend this course
601 out of 621 reviews
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4.8
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.4%
Recommend this course
54 out of 56 reviews
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4.7
114 Reviews (114)
5 Stars
92
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.6%
Recommend this course
109 out of 114 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7004 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.8
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Riverwood Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Bates (1992) Troy Vincent (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
621 Reviews (621)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 27
Brunch 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 67
Bunkers 56
Forced Carries 39
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 52
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
Locals 28
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 52
Convenient to the City 24
In the 'Burbs 17

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Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

great course

Great everything the course the people. The course is very good shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Work at High End Destination Resort

I really enjoyed my day at Riverwood Golf Club the staff were very friendly even the grounds crew. I work at High End Destination Resort here in Florida that is a links style courses which is my favorite type of course. But as a more traditional style course this is probably the best one I've played even over Innisbrook or even Bay Hill. The only reason I gave place of play a 4 star there was a very serious money game going on in front of us that slowed up the pace but that can be understandable. Great Track

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course in excellent shape

This is one of my favorite courses to play. The layout is challenging but the conditions were excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Riverwood is the best

Definitely the top course in the area. Always professionally managed and always in top shape. Greens nearly recovered from plugging and still quick. Nice fairways and a great track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 129
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

Great course

Course is in great condition. Greens are still a little bumpy from aeration a few weeks ago. Recommend playing

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun fun fun...great day no rain and nothing but wonderful golf!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 129
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course

Fun course to play somewhat of a challenge. Greens are getting better from recent aeration. Recommend playing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice course.

I love this course. It gives u a challenge everytime u play here. Must be accurate off the tee. Greens were recently aerated but still roll very true. and they actually held when you hit a pitch shot.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really enjoyed it. Great value.

They had recently aerated the greens but otherwise the course was in terrific shape. A couple holes are quite narrow but great design nonetheless. No two holes alike. They must have a (praiseworthy) culture of fast playing. Our foursome played in 3.5 hours, and we had trouble keeping up with the guys in front of us, and they were falling behind the guys in front of them.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 129
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor
Perfect weather

Very nice course

Course conditions were good however the green were recently aerated. Recommend playing

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

I liked it

It was in really good shape. Well maintained. Great bounces in the fairways. The only compliant I can have is that the greens were inconsistent. Some were fast others really slow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Impressed

Riverwood GC is a beautiful course. It is in excellent condition overall; the fairways were pristine and the greens rolled smooth and true. All the staff were terrific. This was my first time playing Riverwood but I am really looking forward to my next round there....soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 129
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor

Very nice course

Course is in great condition recommend playing . They said greens will be aerated next week

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

First Class

Played in a light rain most of the day but you can't blame the course for that. Course was in great shape, staff was friendly and other than the weather I've not one complaint. Excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Beautiful course, manicured. Really busy, par 3’s seem to clog up pace of play. I will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good GolfNow value

Heard good reviews so when a time popped up end of season at half the usual hundred bucks, jumped on it. Bag guy was great and helpful for our first time there. The starter was a little grumpy but came around when we chatted it up about being from Boston. Members’s were very nice. Seems like a vibrant club. Nice practice areas. Tee boxes had just been aerated so they were a little rough but flat. Many are elevated. Fairways, greens, bunkers were excellent and pace was good at under 4 hours. The course has a lot of character for Florida with hills, woods, water, and sand, making holes as challenging as you want depending on tees, risk and reward. Played with a nice couple members who showed us the ropes. Overall one of the nicer courses in the area. I’d recommend playing there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Riverwood is the best!

My whole 4some agreed that this is the best course that we’ve played in the past 6 months.
The condition of the fairways and the greens were pristine. Many of the greens are quite small but the immediate area around the greens, the apron or 1st cut, are well manicured and very consistent.
We will definitely return for another round ASAP.

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

Impressed

First time playing Riverwood - great reviews on golf now and we decided to make the 45 minute drive from Sarasota . Not disappointed at all,
Definitely be back to play again , course unfamiliarity cost a couple strokes at least so next time I will
Know - friendly staff , nice range as well - gave 4 star for most because it’s tough to get 5 stars , kinda buggy and no gps on carts —but we had rangefinder - we willl be back !

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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