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4.2
169 Reviews (169)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
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3 Stars
20
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.2
88.8%
Recommend this course
145 out of 169 reviews
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4.3
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.3%
Recommend this course
25 out of 28 reviews
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4.3
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.2%
Recommend this course
31 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3238 yards
Slope 126
Rating 35.4
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River Bend Golf Club - IL
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year Round, weather permitting
Architect William J. Spear

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times.

Reviews

4.2
169 Reviews (169)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 9
Dinner 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 14
Bunkers 13
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 15
Locals 9
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 15

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

This course has great features

I really enjoy this course nice layout and in good condition. Staff very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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3.0
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First Time Playing

Nice course horrible staff.

The course was nice and very well taken care of. The course ranger was very rude. The staff was rude in general and i would not go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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River Bend Golf Course
Commented On 07/09/2019

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!

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3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
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Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
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Commented On 06/11/2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
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
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

3 hours 3 minutes of Pure Enjoyment

Overall 5 stars—occasionally you get some older golfers and it can get backed up, but why do you care? You should be focused on enjoying yourself like I did.

Challenging or not: a variety of tees to hit from—4,5 maybe?; I played the blues today with a couple who played the reds and really no problems.

Not sure where they get the employees, but they are all just great!

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

Great walkable 9 hole course

But bring your hand cart and your full set, this is a well-layed out 9 h0loe course that will require most of the clubs in your bag.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friendly, and great course design, given a small footprint.

Ron, behind the pro shop counter, is an affable sort who is dedicated to providing a good golf experience for all. This is a well manicured, good test of golf.

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

Riverbend refresher

I've been an avid Riverbend player for awhile now and the course is definitely a nice little challenge for a 9 hole course. With beautiful conditions, and the hilly open format the course definitely provides a nice high end feel. The hilly landscape,and layout, creates some excellent fairway challenges, and the foresty nature of Lisle as a city allows for some challenges in terms of natural hazards. It's always amazing how well I play elsewhere after a few rounds here. Riverbend is a nice quick challenge that can really force a golfer to learn a bit while playing a great course.

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

Great 9 hole course with some good challenges. Very friendly staff and well taken care of. Will definitely be back!

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

One of my favorites

This course isn't the longest but it's probably the best 9 hole course I've played. It's easy to get on, affordable (especially for residents) and well kept. I play here 3-4 times a year and reccomend it. The restaurant is good after a round, as well, with an amazing sunset view. Actually, a better view than just about any other local restaurant I can think of.

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

In good shape

River Bend is in great condition, and the greens are excellent right now. Pace of play was not speedy, but not distractingly slow

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

Short tree lined walk.

Not a long course. Challenges throughout. Easy greens.
$9 Hot Deal was very worth it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Only 9, but...

It's a nine that is well thought out with two par 3s, two par 5s and interesting, well maintained greens.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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