Riverwood Golf Club - Deer Run/Riverview Course

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3.9
52
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.6
87.0%
Recommend this course
44 out of 52 reviews
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4.3
7
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 7 reviews
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3.9
16
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7125 yards
Slope 137
Rating 74.4
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7125 yards 74.4 137
Blue 72 6719 yards 72.7 128
White 72 6332 yards 70.9 122
White (W) 72 6332 yards 76.8 143
Gold 72 5591 yards 67.4 115
Gold (W) 72 5591 yards 72.3 130
Red (W) 71 4860 yards 68.5 117
Scorecard for Deer Run/Riverview
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: 73.2/129 376 266 602 412 163 451 456 431 566 3723 519 416 177 324 217 537 186 493 420 3289 7012
Blue M: 71.7/122 366 223 587 394 151 440 446 423 555 3585 490 402 170 307 175 526 177 462 401 3110 6695
White M: 69.4/117 348 199 546 381 141 420 402 404 520 3361 470 365 144 294 162 507 146 450 394 2932 6293
Gold M: 67.2/110 W: 71.9/125 326 174 504 347 130 375 346 374 433 3009 429 324 137 272 137 459 136 295 364 2553 5562
Red W: 69.3/115 307 165 460 285 93 334 315 311 418 2688 376 215 104 239 126 390 105 284 357 2196 4884
Handicap 13 17 3 11 15 7 1 5 9 4 8 16 14 12 2 18 10 6
Par 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 36 5 4 3 4 3 5 3 5 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Champion Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Postlethwait

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.9
52
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2019-01-17T14:29:38.000+00:00

Wow - Thank you for the five star review DTBENSON! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Fast Greens

For a new golfer to this course,

This golf course has 27 holes. There are not many trees that are in your way but green slopes are crazy (in a good and fun way)

Overall condition for greens were excellent.

for fairways were great as well.

Only thing that I did not like was that there were a few holes that leaves were just left on the course make it very hard to find a ball in the rough.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-12-28T18:35:13.000+00:00

We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. Your first visit to our course is definitely exciting. We understand there are many options and are so glad you gave us a try. We look forward to having you back again soon and developing a lasting relationship with you. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-11-27T21:14:17.000+00:00

Thank you for the great feedback Recbone! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience at #RiverwoodGolfClub. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Riverwood

Course was much more than I was anticipating

Good condition

Nice layout

More challenging than I expected

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-11-12T19:39:35.000+00:00

Thank you for the great feedback Joeelko! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience at #RiverwoodGolfClub. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course

Played here for the first time and loved everything about it. Staff was super friendly and went out of their way to help me. Course was in great shape. Both fairways and greens were nice. Fun layout that is a little different than most other courses in the area. Played in 3 hours on a weekend afternoon, which is unheard of at most other courses around. Also a nice little practice facility. I will definitely be back. If it weren't a 45 minute drive from my house I would play here all the time. Great value for the money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-10-29T20:23:03.000+00:00

Wow - Thank you for the five star review ThinItToWinIt! Your first visit to our course is definitely exciting. We understand there are many options and are so glad you gave us a try. We are happy to have exceeded your expectations at #RiverwoodGolf. Thanks for pointing out our playing conditions – as you see they are very important to us. We look forward to having you back again soon and developing a lasting relationship with you. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout, great conditions

First time playing course, will definitely return again! Have to think your way around the holes,. Used all the clubs in my bag.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-10-29T20:24:47.000+00:00

Wow - Thank you for the great review! Your first visit to our course is definitely exciting. We understand there are many options and are so glad you gave us a try. We are happy to have exceeded your expectations at #RiverwoodGolf. We look forward to having you back again soon and developing a lasting relationship with you. Next time we hope to bump those 4 stars to 5! Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but Fun and Fair

We played Meadowlands/Deer Run nines. Meadow is a bit quirky and Deer Run is a brute....long par 4's!!

Greens were a little slow but rolled well. Rest of course in very good condition. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-10-29T20:29:34.000+00:00

Thank you for the great feedback Morgan! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience at #RiverwoodGolf. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great greens!

Continues to have some of the best greens in the area. Enjoyable round - could only have been made better by having a ranger to hurry along the slow group in front of us.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-10-29T20:28:44.000+00:00

Thank you for the great feedback Molly! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience at #RiverwoodGolf. Our playing conditions are very important to us and we are glad you enjoyed them. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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

Tester

This 27-hole course has a little of everything. Greens are inconsistent currently, normally in good shape. This course will test every shot in your bag.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-10-29T20:27:48.000+00:00

Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit to #RiverwoodGolf. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course

This is a beautiful scenic course around the Neuse River. This course has character! (Cheeseburgers here are great!)

I'll be back to play this one soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Riverwood Golf Club - Riverview/Meadowlands Course
Commented On 2018-10-29T20:25:26.000+00:00

Wow - Thank you for the five star review Joe! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience at #RiverwoodGolf. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Layout / Poor Execution

I'll start with the ugly: many of the greens are burnt out. It's not pretty. It's a darn shame. And many of the pin locations were placed right in the heart of the worst part of the green.

Aside from that, it was mostly fine. I seemed to find a lot of awkward lies, even in the fairway. The rough is mildly punishing, which I actually like (most courses around here have little distinction between rough and fairway).

The track is one of the best around: lots of elevation changes, some blind shots, mix of long and short holes for par 3s, 4s, and 5s.

Advice: add some amenities and fix the greens, and you'll have 5 stars from anyone.

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

Poor Conditions

Don't waste your money and time. Greens in really bad shape. Another course Fred Smith is letting be run into the ground.

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

Good golf course

Good layout, pace of play good. Some greens had damage- but pin placements minimized their impact.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Layout

RiverWood has 3 nines. We played Riverview and Deer Run. The greens were in good condition other than # 7 and 8 on Deer Run. The fairways/rough had been aerated but it wasn't an issue. It's a fun, challenging layout....if you play from the correct tees.

Course needs another month of HOT weather to green up the fairways. New carts were nice as well as the new bar/grill area in the clubhouse.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time out

Great course. It was a little wet in some places but being it's the beginning of spring, I'm not surprised. Biggest complaint is that a couple of the greens had some erosion and dead spots but again, this is if I had to find something to complain about. Otherwise the course was in really good shape and it was super fun to play. I'd go back anytime.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

I had a great time playing with visiting family. The course layout was challenging especially on a cold afternoon. I definitely plan to enjoy Riverwood Golf Course in the near future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent track, awful greens

Was not a bad layout for a low handicapper. The greens are extremely grainy/bumpy and slow. For that reason alone, I wouldn't return. It was impossible to make putts on those surfaces.

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

Serenity now

An often overlooked gen in the spirit of a Tot Hill or mountain type golf course with great views and undulations. Amazing natural areas next to the Neuse with many types of shots required. The greens are coming in nicely, skating girly spongy but beautiful and rolls true. An excellent value with very few on the course during the week. The staff are professional and appreciate you being there.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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PhilMcWatson
Commented On 2017-12-18T16:11:16.000+00:00

Employees should not ne able to write reviews!!!! None of this is true. Greens below average and fairways are not being touched until next spring!!!!!

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