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4.3
76 Reviews (76)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
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3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
96.2%
Recommend this course
72 out of 76 reviews
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4.7
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
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3 Stars
0
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0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.4
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
94.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6872 yards
Slope 135
Rating 73.5
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River Island Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.3
76 Reviews (76)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 10
Forced Carries 10
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 8
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
Advanced Golfers 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 12

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Nice challenge, lots of creeks come in to play.

Great course that is a challenge if you're never played it. Should be alot easier after playing a few times, learning the best landing spots on your drives. Greens were fair, some bad spots, slow and hard to read breaks. Have to go back, didn't score well today, 5 balls lost and 5, 3 putts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful scenery challenging course

Pretty much every where you look there's great scenery. From the rolling Sierra mountains to the rule river running through the course and the different animal carvings from old trees, this course is one of the best in central california.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent course

Bring extra balls ! Great course over all, love playing here

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Worth the drive

This course is an outstanding value! Some elevated tees gives you a good challenge. Shade and water is abundant. I wish they had a food/drink cart on the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Value

I have wanted to play this course for quite a while now. Finally played earlier this summer. I have been back four times. This is a very challenging course. I would play here every week if I only had the time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Exceptional

The course is in amazing shape and the fairways are great the greenw are awesome. The weather was not the greatest but not nobody’s fault. Great experience overall.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

We had a great day.

Though we weren't striking the ball well, we had a great time. If you need to be outside when it's hot and humid, it may as well be at River Island.

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

Great Conditions

This was the third time that I've played River Island and the second time in two weeks. The course was well maintained, especially the greens. The Tule River is still receiving snowmelt so the river is beautiful. The weather was perfect with slight, cooling breezes throughout the day.

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

First time here

First time I played here. Course was in good condition. Interesting layout

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

River Island Golf Course

The course was in good shape and it’s nice to be accommodated so quickly and at a good price. Although it gets backed up and is really hot out there it is a nice place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great day of golf

Teed off at my tee time, course played nice. And a descent pace of play with as many people who were playing. I recommend trying to play this course to anyone who hasn't. I know I'll be playing again reel soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

R Blazer

Coarse lay out was challenging. Some trees off the tee made it intraquet mostly in the path could use some tree trimming. The greens were nice but also need some care on level of cut as your approaching the green. The center fairway grass was to tall not allowing the ball to travel further distance and would hide your ball to the point that you could not find it. Pace was slow but other than those simple corrections it was nice .

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Had a terrible experience

Reserved my tee time in advanced. Flew in from out of state. Course was a mess. No carts or push carts were available that day. (My cart ran out of power on a previous visit a few months earlier. Had to walk the last 3 holes.) Carts are on their last leg by the way. So I asked for a discount on my recent visit, since my only option was to walk. Didn’t get one, of course. I didn’t want to make a big deal of it. The thing that bothered me the most though, was the terrible, sarcastic attitude of the young man that tended to me. That was unacceptable! It seems like the maintenance/upkeep of this course and it’s customer service keeps going down further down the drain. Will never play there again!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play

Love the Course but the slow plate aren't letting faster players or single players through when their playing with 3 or 4 players. Then their are some that take their time when it's not necessary on the Greens. Trust me their not pro's.. Other than that Love the Course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun and challenging

If you like being in the mountains, your gonna love this course. I enjoy it for the layout and where this course is located, dropped into the middle of classic California hills and mountains. Feels like a day at the park until you realize your score (or my score).

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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