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4.6
718 Reviews (718)
5 Stars
401
4 Stars
258
3 Stars
46
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
97.1%
Recommend this course
685 out of 718 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.3%
Recommend this course
58 out of 59 reviews
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4.6
136 Reviews (136)
5 Stars
94
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.5%
Recommend this course
134 out of 136 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6740 yards
Slope 138
Rating 72.2
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River Ridge Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda
Greens MiniVerde Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Chuck Smith

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirts, long pants or bermuda shorts No cut-offs, tank tops, jeans.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Meeting Facilities, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
718 Reviews (718)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 19
Bunkers 16
Elevation Changes 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Advanced Golfers 13
A Weekend Splurge 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
Convenient to the City 14

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Played On
Reviews 170
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/24/2022

timmy40, thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 08/22/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, ccornelius12! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
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 08/22/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u871069553! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great value, great time

River Ridge is a run course with hospitality at the top of their mission. From the moment we arrived service was top shelf. The course is in great condition, especially those fast greens. Pace of play was well managed and barely a thought for the day. We will most definitely return and soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/16/2022

Thank you for your review, u314162891486. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at River Ridge Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Top 3 Public/Private Course in Raleigh

I play here as often as possible. Great layout, very well maintained fairways and slick but true greens. Staff is always friendly and accommodating and while pace of play can get slow at times, I'd say on average the playing time is 3:45 to 4:15. On the weekends it's probably closer to 4:30-4:45. Love the course and the elevation changes. Natural landscapes are beautiful with streams running through and natural rock formations. I always see wildlife out on the course. I'd rank the top 3 public/private courses as: 1 - Lonnie Poole, 2 - Preserve at Jordan Lake, 3 - River Ridge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/22/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review us, MLogan0821. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. River Ridge Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/15/2022

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, u314160766347. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/23/2022

kylebender29, thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/15/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 170
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 08/12/2022

timmy40, thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Condition

Course was in good condition, greens recovered nicely from aeration and are rolling quick.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/10/2022

Hello, dbirck72. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the pristine course conditions. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We will inform the entire team so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Course in good condition. Lot of fun. Lot of elevation change and natural elements.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/02/2022

Hi, u636243902. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/01/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u850363041! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/05/2022

Hello, u000005178582. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at River Ridge Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course!

Greens had been punched a couple of weeks ago or I would have given the course conditions 5 stars. Customer service very good from checkin, providing range balls, cold bottled water, and well staffed snack bar. Played here many times and we'll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/02/2022

Hello, ncbrownie. We are beyond happy to hear you enjoyed a great day at our course. Positive experiences make lifelong golfers. We look forward to many good times ahead with you, and we will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences at River Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Range balls included. Nice putting green and chipping green with bunker. Course very well maintained. Definitely coming back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/01/2022

Thank you for your review, u645478910. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at River Ridge Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Heat Wave

Played during the Heat Wave of 2022. Fortunately, got a very early tee time, so it wasn't too bad until the last hour.

Course layout is fantastic.

They had jus aerated the greens, so putting wasn't particularly good. but, you could tell that the greens would be really nice once the aeration is complete. Lot's of slopes to the greens.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/26/2022

Hello, b1stern. Thank you for visiting us at River Ridge Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/05/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, gin8201! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Default User Avatar
Commented on 07/26/2022

Hello, Michael9264838. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at River Ridge Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Greens just aerated 7/20

Fun course. Weekday are better as pace of play on weekends is slow. Greens are normally fast but they were just aerated. Great practice facility, grass tee no matts

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/25/2022

Hello, u000007871085. Thank you for visiting us at River Ridge Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2022

Lucas5401, thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing River Ridge Golf Club.

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