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4.4
222 Reviews (222)
5 Stars
104
4 Stars
99
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
97.2%
Recommend this course
213 out of 222 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
39 out of 39 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
77 Reviews (77)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.4%
Recommend this course
75 out of 77 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6770 yards
Slope 130
Rating 69.8
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River Bend YMCA Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens MiniVerde Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Russell Breeden (1966)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code All shirts must have a collar. No T-shirts allowed.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities

Reviews

4.4
222 Reviews (222)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 7
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Advanced Golfers 8
Junior Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best Greens

Best greens we have played in a long time. Fast and smooth. You don’t want to be above the hole!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome course for the price!

Great time out. Took my dad out to celebrate Fathers Day. The greens were in great shape and the course played just tough enough for my below average golf ability. Some older guys were holding us up, so the pace of play was slow, but other than that, it was a great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Local Course

RiverBend is a great local course. A very diverse course with a lot of different types of holes that is in great shape. They have some of the best greens in the area. Fast and smooth and look really good. The fairways were also in really good shape. Pretty well grown in and full. If you get off the fairways there are some rough patches but that’s to be expected. The price for the course you get is very good too for $29. This course is well worth a drive of an hour or so to play for the conditions and the price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course!

Actually played 2 days in a row. This course is in amazing shape and obviously well maintained. The greens were immaculate, fast, and challenging! Some of the best tee boxes I’ve seen in a while. Overall a very challenging course with a few water holes that make you completely weigh out your options! Friendly staff that went out of their way to make us feel welcome! Definitely want to play this course again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome Greens

These have to be the best greens for a public corse I have played in years. Nice staff and good pace of play on a Saturday morning

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tricky Fast Greens

A straightforward layout. Greens are really quick and hard to read. I burned the edges all day but couldn’t get em to drop.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course + awesome weather = Amazing time!

I’ve played Riverbend a few times in the past, and have always been impressed with the conditions of the course. Today was no different. The greens were in amazing shape (best I’ve played on this year…bar none). The fairways were coming in pretty good. The rough was definitely grown-up, so if you were off target…you were going to pay for it. But the course was fair. The times I was in the deep rough, I had no one to blame but me. Now, if only my driver and putter could be on like they were today all the time. Lol! If you haven’t played here, give it a shot…you won’t be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always good

Another good experience, fast pace, excellent greens, great staff. I always like playing this course. Only suggestion is to put rakes in the bunkers...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nicest greens in the Charlotte/Gastonia area

These greens are amazing. Fairways were great even after a monsoon the previous day. Love this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Reviews 33
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best greens

Easy play. Not necessarily Easy on difficulty, just nice easy flow. Short between holes. Can play under 4hours. Best greens around. Watch out for lots of junior golfers after school. Need to repair one par4 on front none that has been modified to par3 temporarily.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice course & staff, BUT.......

Course is very nice, excellent greens, staff is great. BUT even with 90 degree cart rule on most holes TOO MUCH WALKING especially for older players. Exit fairway signs sometimes 60-80 even 100 yards from greens. Totally understand protecting the course but for older or physically limited players itll be a challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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