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3.9
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
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3 Stars
12
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.1
Friendliness
3.2
Pace
4.8
Amenities
2.3
97.2%
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36 out of 43 reviews
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
100.0%
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 70
Length 6281 yards
Slope 108
Rating 67.2

Course Details

Year Built 1901
Golf Season Year round
Architect William Diddel (1935)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Riverside Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.9
43 Reviews (43)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Thick Rough 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Walkers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Historic Muni Track with Top Notch Greens

Riverside is a great little course with little extra or fanfare. It’s a place you show up to go play some holes at a very reasonable price. The course is not that difficult, but you can really get yourself in trouble getting behind mature tress if you don’t put the ball where you’re planning. The one thing for me that always sticks out at Riverside is that the greens are beautifully maintained and roll incredibly, especially on the front nine. It’s a shame that the City is closing this course, which is the fourth oldest Muni in the US.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

I will never be back

This course is in terrible shape something is wrong with the greens it's like playing plinko when your putting. It's hard to tell the fairways from the ruff. There are 2 other courses within a mile of that place .

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Poor weather
Used cart

Trees were calling my balls name all day

The large matured tree were calling my balls name all day. Challenging course, but layed out well. Lot of long holes. Was able to use a variety of clubs. Was only able to play 10 holes due to the rain. Grass was high and had a tough time finding balls in the rough. Would like to play again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course!

Fun course with nice greens!! Definitely recommend playing Riverside.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Fairways a Mess

Unfortunately, the fairways were an extreme mess. I would love to play at this course when the grounds are in better shape. The bunkers were extremely hard. The course was fairly easy all holes were straight. I suggest the course for a beginner or someone that wants to work on their short game.

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

This course is so pretty.

I love this course, it is convenient, old with mature trees.
The recent rains have really made things challenging for the staff. I am confident it will be in good shape next year.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

great elevation for central Indiana

Was very suprised by the condition of the course, especially for the 14.00 dollar round of golf thru golfnow. Played the full 18 and even played a few holes twice. Nice course and was wide open. Thank you golfnow, installed the golfnow app on my phone it's my go to for a great deal on golf with a huge selection of nice courses.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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
Excellent weather
Used cart

Gorgeous Day of Golf

I love the course, a nice variety of hole layouts. And 18 is especially neat. Par 3, teeing off 75-100 feet above the green. Great!!
However, they need to have better/more "distance" markers, for sure. How hard is it to paint a stripe on the cart path. How expensive is it to put a plack on the tee-boxes? Yes, there were 150' markers, but few 100 markers that I could see or find.
Plus, we lost or it took forever to find any ball that was even slightly off the fairway. Better maintenance/mowing!
But, the course layout is very nice and varied and I like that as opposed to those courses with all their 'straight down the fairway' holes. Price is good and I'm only about 15 miles away.
We had hot dogs. I think they had been on the grill for for maybe 6-8 weeks!! HORRIBLE!!! I am sure that last week, they were probably really good. And no raw onion. Bummer!
I will be back and hope to see some improvements!

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

Riverside

Course is in good shape and everyone frendly. Iwill play this courseagain Next time I am in town.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

price to play was the same

I like the option to pay in advance. Just when I got to the course the price was the same with no service charge,

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course , nicely maintained

I had a great time playing this course yesterday. The course is maintained very nicely considering its fall and leaves are everywhere. I'd definitely play this course again as well as recommend it to others.

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

nice fairwsys

Always have a great time good greens good pace friendly staff

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good beginners course

It's pretty simple lay out. Greens give a little challenge. Overall satisfied

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Riverside Golf Course

Course was in good condition, greens a bit slow. Has been quite a bit of rain in previous few days and may have prevented some greens mowing.

Rough was thick and made staying in the fairway a premium.

A good course and layout for beginners and intermediate players.

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

Good course for the money

They do a great job at Riverside. Very friendly staff, greens are in good condition and the course can be challenging. A hidden gem for sure.

I would recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Fun course, played very slow

Great course, decently challenging for a public course. However they allowed a 5 group outing out on the course in the late morning that clogged the entire course up for the day. I spent an average of 10 minutes on each tee waiting to play a hole.

Really ruined the pace of my round

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

ego boost for average golfer

The greens were a little slow but the course was in great shape for as dry as it has been. Riverside is a short course which makes it a great ego boost for us middle handicappers. It is a great old city course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Al G.

Great day for golf. Cool temps (70's) in July. Course was in very good shape, considering it is a muni. Low rough, decent fairways and greens were OK. Pace of play was 1 1/2 hrs front, 2 3/4 hrs back. Always seems to be that way. #13 second shot is 115 to 135 yds uphill to elevated green 35/40 feet above grade to a blind pin, and #15 goes left into woods. It can take an hour to play 13, 14, and 15. Watch your ball on the course. An errant shot becomes lost ball found (stolen) by others very quickly.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Course!

The course was in pretty good shape and the back 9 offers some fun holes that require shots I haven't found on many other course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

this course is in good shape

Thanks to the rain and maintenance crew the course is in good shape. Hole number 5 fairway needs some work.

Difficulty Moderate
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