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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
89.1%
Recommend this course
77 out of 88 reviews
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3.4
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Conditions
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Layout
3.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
77.8%
Recommend this course
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3.9
21 Reviews (21)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6602 yards
Slope 132
Rating 71.1
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RiverPines Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 70 6602 yards 71.1 132
Blue 70 6284 yards 69.4 127
Blue (W) 70 6284 yards 75.3 132
River 70 6037 yards 68.1 122
River (W) 70 6037 yards 73.8 129
White (W) 70 5785 yards 72.4 126
White 70 5785 yards 67.2 119
Silver 70 5193 yards 64.4 111
Silver (W) 70 5193 yards 69.3 119
Red (W) 70 4291 yards 64.1 105
Scorecard for Championship
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.1/132 422 418 172 447 209 436 363 540 325 3332 374 410 383 420 174 405 184 501 419 3270 6602
Blue M: 69.4/127 W: 75.3/132 401 390 155 431 190 400 348 520 318 3153 359 390 370 402 165 383 171 495 396 3131 6284
River M: 68.1/122 W: 73.8/129 401 370 155 401 165 400 348 455 318 3013 359 369 370 377 147 358 171 495 378 3024 6037
White M: 67.2/119 W: 72.4/126 354 370 142 401 165 342 320 455 293 2842 349 369 343 377 147 358 153 469 378 2943 5785
Silver M: 64.4/111 W: 69.3/119 344 336 128 330 143 327 306 407 265 2586 305 351 312 336 132 294 117 425 335 2607 5193
Red W: 64.1/105 294 300 101 292 91 271 201 363 219 2132 255 278 221 282 113 267 84 351 308 2159 4291
Handicap 7 9 17 1 13 5 11 3 15 12 6 14 8 18 4 16 10 2
Par 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 35 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 35 70

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.0
88 Reviews (88)
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4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
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4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One hole on the front nine had water leaking onto the green. 5/11/18. Also with the wet conditions didn’t see any ball washers

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

Beat public course in the Atlanta area

Very fun course and grass is in great shape. Play can be a little slow but in my opinion, this is the best public course around

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

River Pines Delivers

Had not played here in >7 years. Course was in good shape all around despite days of hot, drought like conditions. You definitely want to be in fairway here as the rough is punishing. Will play again soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Okay ish.

First off, the staff is pretty great. They were welcoming and friendly and actually allowed us to tee off a few minutes before our tee time because the course was open. The layout is a little quirky, you could pretty much keep your driver in the bag all day even on the par 5's. I don't love 2 severe doglegs in a row, but here you find it frequently.

Conditions were fair for early spring. Some bare patches here and there on the fairway edges could use improvement. The greens were rolling fast and smooth (although they don't always look like they should). The bunkers had fresh sand for the most part. The fairways were in decent shape for just coming out of winter. Tee boxes could use some love. They aren't in the best shape. Often times if you want to hit off grass you have to hit from a less than ideal angle.

So overall this could be a really nice course, and for the amount of play for the area (surrounded by upper class wealthy areas and is the only public option) this course should be in a little better shape. They aren't hurting for players so the money coming in should be put into the fairways and tee boxes. If they did that it would be a great short track to dial in your irons and fairway woods.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Put some money into this place!

I have played here numerous times over the years. It is always the same. Never great, never unplayable. Yesterday was my last time, however. We have so many choices in the North Atlanta area and for the premium golf dollar that River Pines charges, I intend to reward those courses who maintain their course. Greens awful, no grass on tee boxes and always a weather excuse from the staff. I walked off after 6 holes and felt like they just picked my pocket. The owner here pockets every dollar and puts little back into the course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Could be very nice course but....

Not now. Not their fault either. This is the soggiest course I have played in years. 12 straight days of rain will do that. Naturally it was cart path only also. This would explain why so many players were using push carts. This is a hilly course with cart paths often uphill. So we likely walked 5+miles in 18 holes back and forth to the carts.

But the main problem was that they had punched the greens last week and no where did we know that prior to booking this round, until we showed up for play.
We held up walkers constantly because we spent so much time going to and from our carts. ( I HATE being the slowpoke). (uphill both ways I am sure).
course was worse than soggy.
greens were punched.
And we still payed over $50 for our round.
So Value? No way.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A little wet, but good day on the links...

While the course was wet understandably from all the recent rain, the round was very enjoyable and the greens in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyable Round

Was a nice day for late December. Always enjoy this course and the layout. Greens very fast but held the approach shot. As everyone knows, this course is close to the River and creeks and holds a lot of water. Cart path only for about 5 holes which I thought was pretty good considering all the rain we've had the past two months. For this time of year, course was in good shape. Worth it if you can get a hot deal.

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

Great value, fun course.

Good course. They upgraded carts with electronics score/hole info, ph chargers, etc. Hadn't played here in few years. They've removed some hazards for speed of play. Still tough course with lot of water hazards. Range is good, balls included. Price is right.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track!

I always like Denis Griffiths designs and, love the challenges he provides. We were greeted at the car by a guy named Chris that humped two bags from the far end of the parking lot to the cart and had the clubs, and range balls ready for us to go. We don’t use the bag drops and were surprised that he did that. The pro shop is somewhat modest. The grill has good food and awesome service thanks to Matt. It was our first time there so we were given a card (with a survey) for a free drink for each of us so, that was a nice touch. The course is very solid and the bentgrass greens were in nice shape. I do wish people would fix their ball marks but, I digress... The cart lady was around numerous times so, there’s no need that won’t be met. It was very busy but, the rangers kept everything flowing and the pace good. I look forward to getting back out there.

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

A challenge

First time playing this course. Tees, fairways, and greens were all in good condition. There is enough water and bunkers to challenge any golfer. Challenging, but manageable. Especially if you play with a member.

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

Super Fun Round

All staff very friendly and the golf was excellent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good default option

Close to home so very convenient. Accessible with early morning tee times. Overall good shape tee to green. Greens always tend to run slowly and they are fairly flat There are a few holes that present decent elevational challenges, but not a difficult course. In summary, its a decent course, not as challenging as others in the area and a little pricey based on value. Hot deals are a good option.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Solid Track

A solid golf course all around.

The pros: friendly staff! The fairways, rough, bunkers and tee boxes are all in good shape.

The cons: The greens were both patchy and bumpy. Looks like they are still recovering from aeration. A few bare spots on some greens. The course layout is eh, nothing too special. A few interesting par 4s that made you think. Overall, I’d recommend.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Reliable "Go-To" Course

Course was in nice shape despite all the rain lately. Greens had a fair amount of imperfections, but overall played consistent. Great value for the price.
The staff was very friendly and helpful, which can't be said for most courses these days.

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

I’m a big fan

Great course. Had a lot rain the night before, so Cart path only. Wet but in real good shape. Was going to arrive late so when called to let them they were very accommodating and still got me in. Nice layout with some good risk reward shots. One of the starters was going around with a water cooler. Nice touch. Really enjoyed it. Will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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