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4.5
302 Reviews (302)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
94.7%
Recommend this course
288 out of 302 reviews
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4.5
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.5%
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58 out of 62 reviews
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4.6
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
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1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.1%
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78 out of 82 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6321 yards
Slope 136
Rating 76.4
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Ravisloe Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1901
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Theodore J. Moreau (1901) Donald Ross (1917) David Esler (2001) James Foulis (1901) Tom Bendelow (1909) Willie Watson (1912)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

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Reviews

4.5
302 Reviews (302)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Patio Dining 20
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 38
Undulating Greens 27
Narrow Fairways 12
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 29
Locals 24
Seniors 20
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 29
Convenient to the City 26
In the 'Burbs 24

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Outstanding weather for Nov.25th ,I wa a kid in the candy store.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/27/2019

Thank you for the 5-star review! We hope you and your family have a lovely Thanksgiving holiday.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice outing

Enjoyable round. Course in good condition for time of year. Recent aeration of fairways and greens made conditions a bit slower. Most of course had leaves pretty well cleaned up on fairways and greens. Look forward to playing again in warmer weather.

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

Fun Layout - Worth a Play

Came out here and played on a day off. The course was in fairly good shape despite having aerated greens 2+ weeks ago. Course overall is tightly lined with trees but allows for you to spray the ball and still be in-play. The greens are small and undulated. Bunkering and mounding constantly keep you on your toes and is great to keep your short game sharp. Would love to play these greens in peak condition. Definitely worth a trip if you are considering!

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

Good day.

16 players, no real hiccups. Marshall's were cool. Winter rates make this course a great value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Worth the play

Ravisloe is a great private course that has been opened to the public. The course is worth a play or two. It has a great deal of character with small some small greens that can be difficult to putt depending on pin placement. Most holes are guarded by somewhat deep bunkers that require soft hands and skill to come out of and save a stroke. The price was more reasonable in October. In the summer the fee can be as high as $80. If affordable to you I would say a must play depending on your budget. Watching GolfNow helps with getting a better rate.

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

Great course

I love this course!! Please put divot repair containers on the carts, this will save your staff to do other things.

Thank you.

Tom

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Donald Ross would be ashamed

This course is an embarrassment to Donald Ross. The condition is no better than an underfunded municipal course. This course use to be immaculate but it's unrecognizable from its better days. The fairways, greens, and rough are all under attended, with the greens almost unplayable. Areas that use to be beautifully landscaped are overrun with weeds. I wish I could get my money back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Good golf

Great course to play for $34.99. Not worth the $50 plus dollars that they sometimes ask for. overall great course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/13/2019

Thank you for the great review! We're glad you found value in our golf course. Be sure to snag your next tee time with us soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/13/2019

Thanks for the excellent 5 stars!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/13/2019

Thanks for the 4 stars! We're glad you had a great round of golf at Ravisloe Country Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/09/2019

Thanks for the stars! We're glad you had an excellent golfing experience at Ravisloe Country Club.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Ranger - Get off your high horse

I played my first round at Ravisloe today - booked three weeks ago with friends I hadn't seen in years and was very excited to check this course out. I have been an avid golfer for 25 years and respect the game across the board and left this course knowing I will never go back AND will never recommend to others. First off, the conditions were perfect - we teed off on a beautiful morning. Secondly, the started was AWESOME - great job explaining the background of the track. But, he did not say once "we are cart paths only on par 3's"...Fast forward to our first par 3 and we tee off and head up the fairway in our carts. A ranger drives up next to me around the green and looks at me if I am stupid - "Do you read signs?" he says to me...I asked him to explain and he said "You need to be cart paths only on all par 3's here. Read the signs" and stares me down....This guy obviously has a stick in his rear-end. (**Caveat: I am a grown man and a simple "hey buddy, try to use the cart paths" would have worked.) I was not obviously trying to ignore signs and be a jerk.

Fast forward to the next par 3...We drive up the cart paths the entire way (even though the cart paths are completely useless on most holes...IE, dirt paths) and park alongside the green....my partners behind needed to get around my cart which was on the path, so I moved literally 2 FEET off the path onto some dirt ground....The RANGER (IE Stalin),was obviously waiting to reprimand me (once again, a grown man, who plays golf at nice clubs all the time) and drives up alongside of me, staring me down AGAIN and says "Didn't I just talk to you? what don't you understand about the cart paths? Why don't you respect our course? (I had also spent about 10 holes fixing divots and ball marks that were not from our group) and then stared me down again as he drove away.....

So, in a nutshell, we had a wonderful day tolerating this old guy who, instead of going to a course to relax and enjoy golf, decided he was going to die on the cart-path hill and yell at grown men who were all but respectful for the entire day.

And this, folks, is why golf memberships/youth members are declining...."GET OFF MY LAWN, YOU LOWSY KIDS!" R-E-L-A-X

-Sincerely, last time Ravisloe golfer, long time golfer.

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

Fantastic Day at Ravisloe Country Club

A perfect day to play golf was equaled by the service by the pro shop attendant and first tee starter (Spencer) who were both very accommodating to me and all of the other golfers. Ravisloe Country Club's layout is a wonderful mix of short, long, straight and dogleg holes with bunkers and mounds strategically placed requiring strategy on all shots. The key for scoring well on this course is to keep the ball in the fairways and out of the green side steep-faced bunkers that are very deep. The golf course superintendent, who I met between holes 7 and 8, and his very small crew (5 guys) have the course in excellent condition with the exception of the par three tee boxes. The divot repair containers on each tee box were empty of divot replacement sand and seed mix. Additional water coolers would be a great addition to this course also - as previously stated in my earlier review. I look forward to returning and playing Ravisloe Country Club again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/03/2019

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Country Club Feel

My favorite course, played in three some and took turns walking. Probably one of the best courses for walking.

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

Oasis

Lush fairways and beautiful surroundings. Greens and bunkers were well maintained. Just enough challenges without being overly difficult.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/30/2019

Thank you for the 5-star review! We're glad you enjoyed the course condition as as well as the challenges the course has to offer.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/29/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Ravisloe Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just fantastic

Course is always amazing and in great shape. Rangers did a great job and staff was beyond friendly. Starter told us about taco Tuesday and the tacos are AMAZING a must try after a great round

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/30/2019

Thank you for the excellent 5-star review! We're glad you stuck around for Taco Tuesday!

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