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4.2
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.5
89.4%
Recommend this course
20 out of 24 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.9
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6871 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.8

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bent
Greens Bent
Golf Season Year round
Architect Charles Rustici (1999) Joseph Rustici (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.2
24 Reviews (24)
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Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course

This is a great course it is challenging for both beginners and advanced players

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Open Saturday Afternoon

My buddy and I were all by ourselves for the entire round for 18 holes on a Saturday afternoon in near perfect conditions. Our below average play caused us to take nearly 4 hours to play the round. If we had played well, we would have finished in practically three hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Well Maintained Course

I play here often and I enjoy this course thoroughly. I always find the course well maintained and very enjoyable. I played the front nine on the twilight rate.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

5+ hour round... again

I’ve played this course many times over the years. Layout is nice, conditions are average, but pace of play is a major problem. The last 3 rounds that I played were all 5 plus hours. It’s just unacceptable to have a 5+ hour on a Wednesday morning - not once was a ranger or any staff attempting to move play along. Worst part was the pro/staff member was playing in the group holding up the entire course. Won’t be back.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great track, worth a visit

I’ve played here 5 times this month, all during the week before leagues go out, so I can’t attest to pace of play On weekends but it’s wide open during the week. 2.5 hour ride, easy.

Some of the tee boxes are poor and uneven, which isn’t what you want for flat lies. That being said, the fairways are fantastic, the rough is maintained and challenging and most of the greens are awesome. I play from the blue tees, so most fairway bunkers aren’t an issue, but the tricky part is you can run out of fairway on good tee shots with some of the slope and angles. So it’s going to test your accuracy. I love the elevation changes,
Especially on the par 3s.

It’s definitley a good walk if you want the steps and an easy ride to get around. If you hit 260+ off the tees, you’ll have wedges all day. But the rough is enough to be penal if you stray. To me,
It’s built for fades,
Except the par 5 9th that definitely requires a draw.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Saturday at River Ridge

I play this course often and I really enjoy it. It's great to start with three wide open holes before the course heads into the woods and tightens up. On this particular Saturday, there was a very slow foursome that slowed the front nine. They did not play the back nine. The course's clubhouse has been redone and has excellent food and beverage choices.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Early

Played early on this spring, having played a few other courses I was disappointed in the condition of the greens. I know it’s early however they were extremely bumpy and grainy.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Enjoyed 9

Played several times with two friends, walking. Play 9 then lunch. Pro, Mark, was extremely helpful. Course was in excellent condition even with all the fall junk which the staff worked hard to keep off the fairways and greens. I have played 9 and 18 and always had a great experience. As I am 71, I enjoy the orange tees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always fun

Play here 8-12 times a year. 15 mins from home. If my work schedule was better I'd play more often. Last season was a test for every course with the dry conditions. With all the rain this spring this place greened right up. Staff is always friendly and the course is a balanced test of risk reward. Keep it in short grass and you have a shot. Made an eagle on the 3rd hole and finished with a solid round. Fun place to play and the restaurant staff is always pleasant.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Connecticut Advisor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Never a disappointment...

A great place to kick off the 2017 golf season. Being in the southeastern section of the state allows it to open a week (or more) before most other courses. It's evident that the grounds crew has been hard working getthing the place ready for play. The greens rolled especially true. There wasn't a lot of winter debris to be found. Yeah, the course is wet in a few spots, and the traps still need grooming, but this spring golf, people!

We travel an hour to play here a couple of times a season. I've never been disappointed.

Great job, guys.

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

Fall in New England

This time of year in New England, it is extremely difficult to keep track of your ball whether it is on the fairway or in the rough. In the rough you can kiss the ball away due to the high volume of leaves which they hide under. Fairways give you a 50/50 chance of finding them. Again due to the leaves.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

bad greens slow play

parties were on the 1st green.60 minuets went by and still didn't see anyone coming up 18. we played 1,2,3, 3 groups at 4 we went back to do 1,2,3 again we still had to wail on 5,6,7,8,9. then 3 groups were on 10 with 11 and 12 wide open we did the front nine again. very slow. the guy driving around to be sure play is time efficient wasn't doing his job too well. and the green were the worst ive seen players do not fix the ball marks the sand wasn't raked it was ugly

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

love the outlay bad green bad,bad course management

we get there there's 3 groups on the 1st hole. we were a little early including doing the first 3 holes plus no person still was not coming up 18. bottle necking all over the place. slow slow slow.. and the greens it seem no one repairs their ball marks .greens in bad shape. the guy that drives around making sure the golfers are timely obviously wasn't doing a good job. we ended up doing 1,2,3 and doing 1,2,3, again we still had to wait on 5,6, 7, 8, 9. hole 11and 12 were open while one group and are group were waiting on 10. we decided to do the front nine again.
hope they get it together next it was discusting

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great course

Thank you for introducing us to this course, sure we will play again.

Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A beautiful day of golf

We were very pleased with the staff, food, and of course the course. Thanks a bunch for introducing us to this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

good layout

nice layout and not particularly long or lots of trouble

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golfnow review

If I lived closer and wasn't a member somewhere else this course would be my course of choice.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Average Course- - -Poor Course Management

I played this course three times over 7 days. On two of the rounds, groups cut-in on the 10th tee which adversely impacted the pace of play. With regard to the condition of the course, the tee boxes were in poor condition, overgrown with weeds, and many of the greens were damaged with spike marks. Since I only paid $25 on golfnow, I can't be too critical, but there are better values in the immediate area.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Price did not match what was quoted

I was quoted $40 per person with cart on golfnow.com and was quoted the same by person checking me in. However, my credit card refelected $60 per person. My wife will be making some phone calls as this outing was for her birthday. Course was fun to play but price did not match what was quoted.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Love this course

Quick round, great conditions, love river ridge!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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