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4.7
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.0
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.0
95.0%
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5.0
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3.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 70
Length 6110 yards
Slope 116
Rating 69.2
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 6110 yards 69.2 116
White 70 5719 yards 67.2 113
Red (W) 70 5181 yards 68.0 118
Scorecard for River Hills Country 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: 70.0/123 362 382 393 194 475 153 536 155 360 3010 390 351 538 360 150 363 136 412 400 3100 6110
White M: 67.9/118 350 360 363 135 460 138 517 145 353 2821 370 341 497 330 125 339 124 395 337 2858 5679
Ladies W: 68.2/118 335 288 351 144 395 123 392 135 345 2508 360 331 461 315 110 321 115 363 317 2693 5201
Handicap 14 1 11 7 9 10 15 13 5 3 8 17 12 18 2 16 6 4
Par 4 4 4 3 5 3 5 3 4 35 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 35 70
Handicap (W) 10 9 5 14 3 16 13 15 1 2 8 11 7 17 12 18 4 6

Course Details

Year Built 1946
Golf Season Year round
Architect Warren Cantrell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.7
41 Reviews (41)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great course, great staff!

This course is a local favorite of mine. I make it out to this track a few times a year at least and this last outing was on par. It can be very challenging but is definitely fun, with a few wildly undulating greens. Trees line most of the fairways but it is still a relatively open course with high risk, high reward tee shots. Fairways are decent, the greens roll nicely but it is a bit patchy on certain greens and marked where necessary. They have new carts, awesome staff and the members are welcoming.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

River Hills

Course was ok. Greens were in very good shape but the fairways were not well maintained.

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

very nice course

friendly staff course was well kept, kind of busy and short on carts but overall very good day

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

Great course.

Greens are green but pin locations were as if we were playing in a Masters tournament.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not recommended

First off the course is way over priced for the condition it's in. Only time I ever play it is with the discount from GolfNow. Showed up at 930 to play. There was a large group ahead so we got permission to start on the back 9. On hole 16 at about 1040 we were heckled by the course marshal for starting on the back 9. He made us go directly to the first tee box with out finishing the back to start due to the "lunch bunch" starting at noon. He was rude and made it seem as if the group of old men that play every day "lunch bunch" were more important than any other player on the course. The way I look at it is we all pay green fees we should all get treated the same. The condition of the course is terrible. Nasty greens, weeds over grown throughout the course, and bare patches all around. Would not recommend to any one unless you get a cheap deal.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pleasant round

Course was in good shape, greens a little firm, fairways were great.

Overall good course to enjoy

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

River Hills Country Club

Some greens were rough but for the most part, this course is in good condition! I highly recommend to play this course! Management employees were very friendly, professional and welcoming!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Our round

Enjoyed very much! Nice layout and challenging g from the tips. Would have liked the fairways to have been a Lil more lush, but greens were excellent. Bunkers could use some work. Overall though, a good round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

I've played this course many times, this was the fist time in last couple of years. I'm very disappointed that the greens have gotten so bad and fairways weren't cut for the weekend. Thanks so much for Golf Now cause I would never pay the original price to play there. Also people were skipping holes and jumping around instead of waiting. I played behind a twosome and they didn't care for others and were playing two balls each and didn't have any consideration for the ones behind them and didn't care that they were holding others up. I left after 9 holes. Once I got to #10 it was backed up at least 3 or 4 groups!

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

This course has great features

It was a nice course. Layout is kinda odd but once you get started it kind of makes sense. Played early luckily because by the time we made the turn, the parking lot was packed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
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

River Hills

I personally really enjoy this course. It's one of my favorites in my area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The scenery was beautiful, but the grass was patchy and a variety of lengths. The greens looked like they weren't totally seeded. I know it's Winter, but I haven't seen conditions like this on any other course I have played in the Corpus Christi area.

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

River Hills Country Club

Great course layout. Many challenging tee shots offer benefits to those who can both fade and draw the ball. Most greens are fast, especially down hill. Some greens are noticeably slower though, so take your time to study them all. Fairways are far from "plush". It isn't that the fairways don't have grass, for the most part they do. However, you have to pick the ball cleanly, because the grass is thin and the dirt is clay underneath.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem

I have played here several times and really enjoy the layout. Great view from #14 green. The greens were in excellent shape, a bit slow, but very plush and true.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Good value

This course used to be a premier facility in the area. Unfortunately it has declined over time. The greens are in nice condition, however the fairways are bad. Restrooms on the course need attention. Water hazards are dried up. It is a good course for the price through Golfnow, but I would never pay the higher rates. The carts are in very good condition and the proshop is very nice as well. A couple of the municipal courses in corpus Christi are in much better condition than this one. It is very unfortunate.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good layout, poorly maintained

Nice rolling hills northwest of Corpus Christi. The big issue is the conditions of fairways. Weedy, not cut.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst maintained course i have ever played

I played the coursa
e arly in am the only grass cutting being done was one worker using a weed wacker. When grass was mowed it was so long it left clumps all over the course

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Not good at all

This course was in very poor shape. I played it regularly in the late 90's and it has definitely gone down hill. The fairways and rough were not distinguishable and the hard pan was everywhere. I had seen on the local news that a new pro took over River Hills and the course was returning to its former glory. The news was wrong. The only reason to play this course is if one of the "Hot Deals" on golfnow.com is available and even a $10, a person might feel that they were ripped off. Terrible track...

The course definitely has a lot of potential as the layout is fun. It just needs some serious TLC.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

River Hills vacation

We were in Corpus Christi area, and saw this course on Golfnow web page, so we thought we would give it a try. Beautiful course, just did not know that greens had been recently aerated......I know it is a necessary evil. We had a great time loved the layout. Now when you approach no. 11 green, take a look at the house on the left that is for sale............Has tape on broken window. We did not do that! We will play there again.

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