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3.0
53 Reviews (53)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
2.4
Pace
3.2
Amenities
4.1
44.4%
Recommend this course
51 out of 53 reviews
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Average Rating
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2.7
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.5
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
2.0
33.3%
Recommend this course
1 out of 3 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.7
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.5
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
2.0
33.3%
Recommend this course
1 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6238 yards
Slope 118
Rating 68.9

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.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Canada (2015 #13)

Reviews

3.0
53 Reviews (53)

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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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

We love it!!

Rivendell is a great local course. Staff are always friendly. The kitchen staff are great. Food menu is varied enough to please anyone. The course is in great shape and very well kept!! We usually golf Tuesday after 1pm as it’s two for the price of one! Can’t go wrong with a deal like that!!! We’ve taken friends to golf with us quite a few times and they agree the course is a local gem.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Not worth the time

Almost 5 1/2 hrs for the round. No marshals to be found. Could see 2 empty holes in front of the slow group. Course conditions weren't great. Lots of dead patches and thin grass. Greens were is good shape. 7 of the par 4/5's you can't hit the driver. Might as well leave it at home. Just not worth it. Won't be going back.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Previously Played

Terrible customer service

After driving an hour round trip and confirming the tee time via telephone, we were turned away at arrival.

Too many beautiful courses in the Kingston area to waste your time here.

Conditions Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Reviews 4
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
Reviews 6
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
Reviews 10
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Reviews 3
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
Reviews 2
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
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
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
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
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
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Difficulty Moderate
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