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2.7
327 Reviews (327)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
114
3 Stars
75
2 Stars
51
1 Stars
54
Conditions
2.1
Value
3.1
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.0
50.3%
Recommend this course
205 out of 327 reviews
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Average Rating
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2.4
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
13
Conditions
1.8
Value
2.7
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
39.1%
Recommend this course
18 out of 46 reviews
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Average Rating
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2.6
74 Reviews (74)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
19
Conditions
1.9
Value
2.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
44.6%
Recommend this course
33 out of 74 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6507 yards
Slope 133
Rating 71.7
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Indian River Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Lynn Young

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

2.7
327 Reviews (327)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 23
Elevation Changes 16
Bunkers 15
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Advanced Golfers 15
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 21
Convenient to the City 15
Worth the Drive 12

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2.0
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Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Course Surprises You

Although the course still needs work, while I was there they were watering, cutting, and trimming it up. Course design is awesome and very challenging. I went there for practice and got exactly what I needed. Many have questioned how it looks but I see people working it. I was told no grass on greens or fairways. Not true. Yes greens had rough spots! Fairways, IMO were coming a long great. I would play this course again!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 26
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Waste of time and definitely money

This is a well laid out Golf course. Unfortunately the owners don't care anymore and it is and very poor shape. Do not waste your money or your time here.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible Conditions

I played this course on 6/10/22. The fairways and greens were the worst I’ve ever seen on a golf course. The nicest part about this course were the sand bunkers. The cart paths were also terrible, with plenty of potholes and bumps.

I also accidentally left my wallet in a cart (on Friday afternoon), I called as soon I got home from my round and asked the guy working if anyone turned in a wallet of if he could check the cart I used. He told me no. I called Saturday morning, he said no one turned it in and he didn’t find it. Same guy that was working on Friday. I called again on Saturday evening and he gave the same response. I called on Sunday afternoon, and a woman was working the shop. She said it had been there since she got there to open that morning. He clearly lied to me, I had over $100 in cash in my wallet and it was magically gone when I went to pick it up. Did the worker or person who turned it in take my money? Either way, this was the most expensive round of golf I have ever played and it was terrible.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Convenient and good for the money but don’t have big expectations

Course was exactly what you would expect for the cost. Greens can. Use some work and one hole has a crazy amount of water runoff damage it’s actually quite amazing.
I think if management just invests in a few things like improved greens and a proper cart path they can demand a few more dollars as well.

Not the best in the area but if you want to get out on a whim and in the cheap this is the place to go.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Worst Condition Ever!

Course went downhill FAST! No fairways. They even have sand bunker on the green.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser

Horrible horrible horrible

Save your money, it should have been free. Obviously no money has been put forth for maintenance and upkeep

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not for me

In my opinion the condition of the course made it more challenging for me and I felt it impacted on my score.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good "practice" course - use colored golf balls to find them in the fairway

This is the second time I've played Indian River this year and knew going in the conditions are not great there but there is little golfing pressure so you can really just work on your game and pace yourself without being pushed from behind or waiting behind slow play. So go there knowing that a lot of the fairways and greens are burned up and you work around that best you can. One tip is to used colored balls given I "lost" a number of balls in the middle of the fairway on some holes where there was barely any grass and the white balls don't show up as well against the sandy colored soil!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Geeens like sand traps

Greens are the worst i have ever seen. Patches of sand throughout every green and the fairways aren’t any better. The tee boxes are shot to where you are lucky to find any grass to hit off of. Super disappointed in the condition of this course since it used to be so nice about 5 years ago. I will not spend a dime here ever again after what I saw today. They will be lucky to still be open in a year with how it looks right now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course to "practice" your game and workout the kinks

I've read all the reviews about how rough and beaten up Indian River was so I was prepared for the worst but in reality it wasn't too bad playing it. It was a beautiful day, birds singing and no one playing ahead of behind me! I'll take that. I think it's a great course to work out your swing from driver down to pitch shots and just know that putting on the greens is 50-50 at best. You can work on your long or short shots depending on your ability and the fairway undulations and numerous hazards make it challenging enough . There are a few holes in decent condition but there are many holes where the fairways feel like "waste bunkers" so I just move my ball to some small patch of grass or just hit from the sandy ground if I want to challenge myself.

You just have to go in with the right mindset that this course is good to work out your swing and drop an extra ball or two at times when you hit a bad shot and want to work out that problem. I definitely will be going here from time to time when I want to just have an easy, no pressure, practice day.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
First Time Playing

Rough Shape

Terrible Conditions., Greens Awful and couldn’t even putt on some. Only half the tee boxes were in acceptable shape,Many were either closed or just sand. Great layout but awful conditions with wash out and chucks of grass missing every hole.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Hope

Hoping the course is revived to the state it was 4 years ago. All aspects of the course are atrocious. Greens with minimal grass and sections gouged out. Several fairways with no turf. I do not expect this course to stay open too long. The area is surrounded with homes and Lexington/Columbus communities have plenty of golfers. The layout is really cool. With the right investment, the course will be great again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good value

The greens were still a little rough and some of the fairways were patchy. Otherwise, it was good and a lot of fun.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible conditions

Course needs grass. Most fairways are bare and greens just as bad. Some greens had several sand areas on them with some of these sandy areas actually being dug up.

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