River View Golf Course

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3.4
287
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
118
3 Stars
83
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
76.7%
Recommend this course
227 out of 285 reviews
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Average Rating
3.2
21
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
76.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 21 reviews
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Average Rating
3.5
50
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
80.0%
Recommend this course
40 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 70
Length 6190
Slope 120
Rating 68.4
Type Public
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River View Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 6190 yards 68.4 120
White 70 5776 yards 66.9 118
Red 70 5350 yards 67.8 114
Scorecard for River View Golf Course
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: 68.4/120 W: 73.2/129 325 178 199 392 545 195 375 525 110 2844 198 340 470 548 160 480 418 538 194 3346 6190
White M: 66.9/118 W: 71.5/125 305 164 185 363 528 181 355 477 96 2654 184 328 447 486 148 461 374 513 181 3122 5776
Red W: 67.9/120 289 157 165 350 457 156 317 464 91 2446 172 313 436 454 140 434 357 429 169 2904 5350
Handicap 15 11 5 1 7 3 9 13 17 8 10 2 16 12 18 4 6 14
Par 4 3 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 34 3 4 4 5 3 5 4 5 3 36 70

Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent/Poa
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Pfaff

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.4
287

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
19th Hole Specials 12
Amazing Food 12
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 49
Narrow Fairways 30
Water Hazards 25
This course/club is great for:
Locals 47
Seniors 21
Advanced Golfers 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 48
Near Local Attractions 15
Near the Airport 14

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course improved

Very friendly staff, better than before. There are water in the river so the course became more difficult and funny.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Some good features.

Little surprised to see this lay out in middle of city

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

I normally enjoy this course, but got stuck behind some slow players. Asked a group if we could bypass them if we skipped a hole. We bypassed them with their permission. We came upon another slow groupwho had no buisiness playing from the blue Tees. Again we bypassed them by skipping a hole with their permission. After that it was like playing on a normal day. Pace is one the reasons I play there often. .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst Course Ever

Probably the worst I have ever played. If you have a young child learning the game then I would maybe consider playing it, otherwise awful, Mickey Mouse course that looks and plays nothing like the photos.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I love this golf course.

I can’t get enough of this golf course. No crowds! Best deal in So Cal.. Fun and challenging course as it’s situated in a riverbed with dog leg up and down holes. Fairways are average, but greens are well maintained. Very easy going and friendly staff. The only down side is the ineffective AC in the small restaurant. I’m hooked.

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

RIVER VIEW GOLF COURSE

THE GREENS ARE ROLLING VERY TRUE AND WITH GOOD SPEED

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens and tee boxes ok. Rest of the course in pretty rough shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Riverview

Great price greens are good. I don’t mind the course being in a riverbed. Great low key spot

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It was ok

I have it a 3, the service was ok, the course is ok, if it was cheaper I would rate it higher but wouldn’t go back at current cost

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

River View Golf Course, Santa Ana, Ca.

Challenging layout, greens are kept in pretty good condition. I Like this course because most of the time it keeps moving and the fairways are not in fair shape, most of the time the greens are in very good condition, especiall for a Public Golf Course. The People in the pro-shop are genuine and friendly. The Snack Bar seems reasonable and descent offerings.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Stay away

Person working club House was rude and smelled like alcohol. He was screaming on the phone to someone. Once I paid I was able to start playing right away which I thought would be a good thing but later realized that’s what he did to the party of five and party of four in front of me. Had to wait 20-30 mins in every hole which was horrible. They had no marshal to speed up they play. By the 5th hole I was over the waiting so just left.

I’ll never go back to this course again!!!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging Course

First the course is fairly large with a good number of par 4’s and a few 5’s. There are some challenging holes but with wind. Played a few months before without wind and I played fairly well. However this round really humbled me in that you have to take your game one stroke at a time. Really good place for course management and approach shots. My home course is Newport Beach Gold course and River view is definitely more difficult for me to play. Our 18 holes took just under 5 hours. Slow pace at first with multiple groups starting late but the pace picked up after about the 5th hole starting from the front 9. The layout is pretty good but be aware that the layout does result in other golfers hitting into your fairway. We had balls coming into our fairway on the back 9 a couple times and a few time when we were on the green. Overall I would probably come here twice a year at most. Hope this helps.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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Valid dates: Nov 08, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
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1800 W 22nd St, Santa Ana, California 92706, Orange County
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