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4.3
201 Reviews (201)
5 Stars
111
4 Stars
68
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
92.1%
Recommend this course
189 out of 201 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.9%
Recommend this course
26 out of 28 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
65 Reviews (65)
5 Stars
43
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.9
95.4%
Recommend this course
62 out of 65 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6850 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.3
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Peter Jacobsen (2000) Jim Hardy (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $12
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
201 Reviews (201)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Brunch 6
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 32
Narrow Fairways 23
Bunkers 22
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 21
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 20
Locals 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 31

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course with beautiful views of center hill lake

Beautiful golf course with friendly staff. I come from Murfreesboro(50 min) drive to play this beautiful golf course ever chance I get. Even has a perfect get Away for the boys to play all weekend. They have villas on site to stay and play for a great rate. I highly recommend the villas and this golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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

Great course

Great course very tough. Must play the slope of the holes to be in good shape. Will definitely be going back for more rounds.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 02/04/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing RiverWatch Golf Club!

Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

As usual, great round.

Got on the course around 9am & nobody was on the course in front of me. Even for winter golf, this is always one of the courses in the best shape. Drive over 1 hour frequently from Smyrna & will continue to go back. The greens were in excellent shape for this time of year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Challenging Course

This is a great course with some challenging approach shots. The zoysia grass fairways make this course a great play not matter if it’s summer or winter and dormant.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/02/2020

Thank you for your review! We will pass along your positive experience to our team at RiverWatch Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

First time to play here

Well as it says this was our first time playing here and we liked everything about this course and we do plan to play it again,the only down fall was the pace of play, the front nine was good but holy crap the back nine was over 3 hours to play because of a foursome 3 groups ahead of us and then a 2 some cut in front of us and the pace was even slower and no ranger around at all.....but with all that we do plan to come back when the grass turns green it was a fun course and well worth the money...……...GO PLAY THIS COURSE

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/27/2019

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We apologize the pace is play wasn't up to par during your round, but are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience overall. We look forward to seeing you for another round soon! Thanks for playing RiverWatch Golf Club!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Top five things I love about this course

1. Pete and all the staff are top notch and accommodating
2. Challenging course
3. Well maintained
4. Carts are new and well kept
5. Beautiful views

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/27/2019

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing RiverWatch Golf Club!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

This is a terrific course ... well maintained ... never too busy ... excellent staff ... almost hate for people to find out about it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/31/2019

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing RiverWatch Golf Club.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

It had rained all night so it was cart path only but I still finished in about 2 hours playing by myself. The greens were in very good shape. Fairways are dormant for the winter but still good surface to hit off of.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 12/27/2019

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, SSykes111! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing RiverWatch Golf Club!

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

A Labor of Love

I'm not sure why this course wound up where it is; it's not really close to anything other than Center Hill Lake. But if you took this course and put it in any golf destination in the country you'd be looking at $150 - $200 per round. It's an amazing layout that capitalizes on the rolling hills, gulches, and varying terrain to give you a memorable golfing experience. It's not an easy course, ,nor readily understood the first time or two you play, but it is a delightful test of your skills and worth every penny you spend and every mile you have to drive to get there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 12/02/2019

Hi MidTennMike, we appreciate the kind comments and great review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your round with us and hope to see you again for another round soon. Thanks for playing RiverWatch GC!

Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

We'll be back more often

Golf course was in great shape for this time of year and the greens were extremely good! Great layout and always fun to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/19/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us larrydpitts. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. RiverWatch Golf Club thanks you!

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

Best Course in the area!!

I have played this couse many times and am always happy to see the improvements that Dave and his staff make, Even with fall being in all its leaf glory the fairways, greens and even the roughs are leaf free! The greens are true and the beauty of the couse speaks for itself!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 11/08/2019

Hello - thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing RiverWatch Golf Club.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/04/2019

Hello, u314159559628. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for playing!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Unbelievable Hidden Gem

This is an amazing and challenging layout that just needs a little TLC and it would be perfect.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2019

Thank you for visiting us at RiverWatch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Undiscovered Gem

Challenging, fun, well groomed course. My favorite in the area!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sandy

The greens were not much fun to putt on,they had been aerated & had sand,would not have played if i had known.Otherwise great challenging course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/14/2019

Hello, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We strive for a 5-star experience, so we welcome your feedback. We work hard to maintain the course for everyone's benefit, which means aerifying the greens as part of our regular maintenance schedule. The greens will be healed soon and in pristine condition. Please come back soon for the 5-star experience you expect at RiverWatch Golf Club.

Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Gorgeous

Multiple tees make course playable for virtually all skill levels. Was a little intimidating at first glance but once we got into the round was able to adjust to it. In pretty decent condition considering recent lack of rain but were a few rough spots on some of the greens. Was definitely good value based on price paid through Golf Now. Will definitely play again when back in area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/30/2019

Hello, thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. This is the experience we strive to provide. We partnered with GolfNow because we believe in offering our golfers the best opportunities in golf, whether that be with our website or our partner’s. We will continue to work hard and create an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing RiverWatch Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Riverwatch

Extremely unforgiving course, almost too tough for amateurs. Everyone was nice but I wouldn’t play again.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Hi David, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the layout of the course, but are glad to hear the positive comments about our staff. We appreciate you giving us shot!

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Thank you for visiting us at RiverWatch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Thank you for visiting us at RiverWatch Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Top 10 in Tennessee

RW was in great shape, as always. Worth the short drive to play here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/10/2019

Hello, we appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at RiverWatch Golf Club!

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