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4.9
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4.9
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6238 yards
Slope 118
Rating 68.9
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6238 yards 68.9 118
White 71 5941 yards 67.7 115
Red (W) 71 5260 yards 70.5 119
Scorecard for Rivendell Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 69.7/119 355 157 390 172 402 498 491 340 363 3168 372 400 170 395 173 391 355 394 465 3115 6283
White M: 68.2/115 W: 69.2/117 335 135 359 153 383 479 464 333 356 2997 352 395 161 372 157 384 343 335 445 2944 5941
Red W: 66.1/111 293 102 307 145 332 460 420 326 293 2678 322 338 125 328 143 342 312 290 390 2590 5268
Handicap 7 17 3 9 1 13 15 11 5 10 2 12 4 18 6 8 16 14
Par 4 3 4 3 4 5 5 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 5 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 1979
Golf Season Apr 15 to Oct 31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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Reviews

4.9
50 Reviews (50)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Love This Course

I can't say enough good things about this course. It is always in tip top shape. The ground crews take ownership in their work and they are complemented on a regular basis on how ell maintained the course is. Course management is essential if you want to score well and it will reward you if you do this, but it can bite you if you think you can just plow your way through. The staff is second to none. Everyone from the managers to the cooking staff, everyone is kind courteous and genuinely happy to see you. This is a golf course that I will always come to play. Love it The course offers many food specials in their club house. You can eat inside beside the fireplace or you can eat and have drinks outside in the patio watching players come up the 9th or the 18th holes. You will often see deer walk across the fairways for those who love to get out and see the wild life which I love. I could go on but this course really is something special and I love playing here and I feel welcome to just pop in for lunch or breakfast if i don't have the time for a round of golf.

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

Course was in excellent shape. We had eight golfers and ther were more than accommodating in getting us together. Will definitely be going back

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

A country gem just north of Kingston, Ontario.

Course upkeep is first class with improvements always coming. A demanding course and a fun challenge.

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

Worth the drive

Rivendell was in excellent condition all summer in comparison to any other public course in the Greater Kingston Area. Tuesdays were 2 for 1 or special Fall rates and it was a terrific deal for our group. We decided to forget playing the competition and kept returning to Rivendell for the season. If the weather is similar for 2017 we will probably do the same thing we did in 2016.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course conditions for October

Course was in excellent shape
ProShop staff very friendly and accommodating and F&B limited menu, but we were all very pleased with our late lunch

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

the fairways were great,and the greens,fast

The courses was in great shape and liked the fact that the cart path was smooth

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Always a great experience

Course in great condition as always. Great staff providing a very enjoyable day!

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

Great course well worth playing.

Course is in great shape. A challenge for any golfer.
If the course is wet it would play very long.
Highly recommend playing it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Rivendell in Verona Ont

Great day, course in excellent condition. Water holes were great challenge, especially 18 and nine.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Couldn't have been better

Great pace of play and the course was great! Greens were perfect!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Rivendell

A bit of a blustery day but the staff couldn't have been friendlier. Very helpful and striving to make sure we got the best from our round. The friendly guy behind the desk came out on three different times to make sure we had everything we needed. The plus side to the cool weather was that we got in 18 holes in 3 hours. Nice course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best bang for your buck!

Challenging course with great layout. For the price you can't go wrong. Tee boxes could use some work.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

challenging, hills, water

The course is challenging especially the back nine.. a little narrow at places along with the hills. We made it through 18 without loosing a ball...
The staff was very friendly, golfers very friendly as well.
The clubhouse is clean...the porch is beautiful overlooking a large number of holes.. On a beautiful day like we had, this is truly a well spent afternoon.
If you buy beer, the bar will loan you a container with ice. Very useful

An excellent afternoon

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather

It was my first time.

A very pleasent experience, enjoyed very much.
for this time of the year it was well kept,
and the staff was very healpful
Dayle.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

An underutilized gem of a course.

Beautiful weather, beautiful course -- where are the golfers ?! Not that far north of highway 401, this course seems to be a bit of an unknown. It is in great shape, has interesting views / topography, plenty of challenge if desired, but playable for recreational golfers too. And the patio at the nineteenth hole has good viewing of the 9th and 18th greens as well as some nearby fairways -- very pleasant way to dissect the day's adventures !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good course

Good course, very well kept, would like to see more drainage on number nine .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Great Course

Excellent course, friendly staff and in great condition. About 35 minutes or so from downtown Kingston - worth the drive

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Avery nice course

I have played this course a few times over the years. It is usually in top notch condition. This time I guess due to rain alot of fairways were wet to the point that some shots would plug on the fairway. A couple of holes had alot of heavy grass clippings on parts of the fairways. Again I am sure it was caused by periods of heavy rain prior to the day we golfed. First time i have ever seen this course in this condition. Overall we enjoyed our day very much.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Experience

This course is on my top three course within 100 kms from Kingston , friendly staff , economically priced , and knowing the heavy rain recently the course was in great shape , thoroughly enjoyable day of golf .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Beautiful Country Setting

Enjoyed very much the elevation changes on the back nine. Number 12 is fabulous looking back from the green to the tee box. Water accumulation over last few weeks made it hard to find a "plugged" golf ball in the middle of fairway, otherwise this would have been an even higher rating.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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