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Pace
4.0
Amenities
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3230 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
Book a Tee Time at
Sunset 9 Hole Golf Course at Riverwalk Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bermuda grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Country Club attire required. T-shirts, Beachwear, Denim (Jeans) are prohibited

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

2.9
20 Reviews (20)
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Played On
Reviews 38
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Fun Course But Needs Maintenance

We enjoy playing course and we hope that some funds can be spent to improve it. The fairways are really bare of grass and muddy. The greens aren’t bad. The course has a challenging layout which makes it fun for both my husband and me.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Beat up but affordable

Decent 9 hole course with bare spots all around but, for the price, not horrible.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Barren Fairways

It's obvious there is not much of a budget for this side of the course. Slow death on display.
Under $12, is a great value.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Value for a Goat Track

The fairways aren't maintained and have loads of dirt patches but the greens and tee boxes are decent. For $20 I'm in anytime I want to hack it up.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a week
2.0

Shouldn't even be open

The fairways were all roped off and understandably so because there was more dirt than grass. Although they weren't charging much to play this course, I think they should simply shut it down because it was not enjoyable at all. I was aiming for the rough just so I could have a hit out of grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course!

The golf course is great! My wife and I played the nine hole course and we had a great time. The pro sho guys are ok but the Marshall was super cool! He lost his wife 9 months ago and he is full of life!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Sunset 9, Into the Sunset

Riverwalk is selling off the land where The Sunset 9 (old Friars 9) currently sits. Until they close it completely, they’ve separated all play between the other 2 nines (Mission/Presidio). You can walk up and play the Sunset 9 for around $12 walking, or do GolfNow and get a deal with a cart. It’s a solid value for golf in SD. A quick and cheap nine holes, with solid design elements, but sparse fairways. Everyone can enjoy this 9, but not for long.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Patchy

Have always loved this course. Greens and tee boxes in great shape, fairways are a disaster right now

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser

My reservation was cancelled on me!

I don't understand why my tee time was cancelled on me!

very embarrasing!!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

You get what you pay for

This course is ok, tee boxes and greens are in pretty good shape, the fairways on the other hand are pretty bad. I liked playing the round and didn’t really run into any issues other than having to move my ball out of some pretty muddy areas. I can’t complain since it was only $12 w/ cart, great price for a quick 9 that’s close to home. Very straight forward layout with a couple challenging holes. It felt a lot longer than most 9 holes courses I’ve played which was nice. GPS on carts and the people in the pro shop are always awesome, this is the first time I played a round here but I’m always there for a quick bucket. If you expect a pristine course or a great challenge I would avoid this 9 hole, but for a 100+ golfer like me it’s fine.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Nice quick little 9 with good greens and great bar / food

Fairways are pretty ran down. Tee boxes aren’t all level. Greens are in great shape. Pace of play is average. Bunkers are good but drainage has been an issue. Very walkable 95% use carts.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Sunset (Friars) 9

Friars 9 is/was one of my favorite courses. It’s sad to see the shape it is in as the owners are going to develop it. Course still plays great and is a really good value. You can get some real hacks out there that can make your round miserable.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

What a dump

Management obviously does not care about the course anymore. This used to be one of the better golf courses in San Diego. It is now completely neglected. Fairways are just dirt with a little grass. No mention of greens being aerated before booking. The only positive was that there was no one else on the course on a Saturday morning, so finished 9 holes in about an hour and a half. Will not be returning

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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