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4.6
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.6
89.9%
Recommend this course
27 out of 29 reviews
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4.7
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.9
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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4.7
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.9
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7348 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.7

Nestled at the base of Mt. Sopris, River Valley Ranch Golf Club has a diverse layout that stretches from the rolling valley floor to the banks of the Crystal River. The natural contours and wetlands were fully utilized to create a challenging and scenic golf course. Since opening in 1997, the course has received tremendous praise, including being called "the jewel of the Rockies" by Golf Magazine. Sagebrush and pinion pines line the lush, rolling fairways and strategically placed bunkers contrast beautifully with the verdant, lightning fast greens. The hilly terrain provides a challenging up and down nature and from the golf course's highest points, golfers can take in breathtaking views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains. In addition to the course, River Valley also has a driving range and a practice putting green where you can work on your putting and chipping.

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Winter Rye Grass
Greens Winter Rye Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Jay Morrish

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs 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, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

4.6
29 Reviews (29)
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Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

awesome

great course, beautiful views of the mountains. great value

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

great time!

This was a great deal on a great course. Staff was super nice and the pace of play was good. I will definitely plan on playing this course again. Thanks for an enjoyable experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

RVR

The fairways are in great shape and well cared for, but
the greens need some attention. The pace of
Play was very slow with no Marshal to speed up
play.
Great value for green fees thanks to Golfnow.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wide fairways and mt sopris

Golf now saved us $60 for two golfers, wonderful course but the new owners have raised the prices for out of town golfers. There was no drinking water or cart girls on the course, and where are the ball washers?

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is fun to play

Cant wait until the restaurant is open, and beverage cart are in play.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Featured
Verified Purchaser

We played this course at the end of September and it was in great shape.

Late Sptember and the course was in great shape. The scenery was beautiful and the entire staff were very helpful and friendly. They went above and beyond to accomodate our requests. I would recomend this course to anyone in the area. There were challanging holes that you had to think. Other holes that are very straight forward. Overall a fun course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser

This course was/could be great!

Upon arriving this course appeared to be a quaint upper scale club nestled in a high end mountain home community. After entering the clubhouse we were not greeted in a friendly manner. After discovering we booked our t-time online and were not locals we were treated very poorly. Our questions and requests were quickly dismissed with a sorry but "we don't make any money on these bookings" we cannot accommodate you. However our experience was not all bad. The Bartender was super friendly and provided excellent service.
The range was very short and even with limited flight balls the irons easily reached over the fence (the range was not the length stated). The course was well laid out and in "ok" shape. Nowhere near the quality the price suggested. If I had to pay full price I would have been very disappointed with my "golf" experience. I think with the new owners this place could turn into something special. I believe all customers should be treated the same regardless of local or economic status.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course is in beautiful shape, especially for this late in the summer!

A beautiful course that is very well maintained. A recently renovated club house and pro-shop...with incredible food...ate lunch and dinner there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Beautiful Scenery along with Great Golf

What a great value! Playing golf along the Roaring Fork River in August at 7,000 Feet above Sea Level. The Golf Now discount was better than the "Local's" Rate!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Valid dates: Sep 16, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020
Located between Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC along I-77, the Olde English District includes seven counties in the Piedmont (upstate) area of South Carolina.
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