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3.7
1341 Reviews (1341)
5 Stars
288
4 Stars
718
3 Stars
218
2 Stars
62
1 Stars
55
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
81.8%
Recommend this course
1152 out of 1341 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
129 Reviews (129)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
3.8
72.9%
Recommend this course
94 out of 129 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
268 Reviews (268)
5 Stars
45
4 Stars
132
3 Stars
51
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
22
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.1
78.4%
Recommend this course
210 out of 268 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7001 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.7
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Rio Pinar Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1957
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion Ultra Dwarf Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mark Mahannah (1957) Lloyd Clifton (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required

Food & Beverage

Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Lockers

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.7
1341 Reviews (1341)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 50
Dinner 19
Brunch 17
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 79
Narrow Fairways 66
Water Hazards 65
This course/club is great for:
Locals 104
Seniors 68
Advanced Golfers 64
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 109
Near the Airport 78
Worth the Drive 43

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Shaping up

Played this course for years, been through the good and bad. Seems to be under new management and getting into better shape from top to bottom. However my only gripe is pace. It’s a shorter course and the weathers beautiful so people want to play. I suppose I’ll let that factor in. Go play, just be willing to wait a few minutes on every shot.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Has come a long way

Rio has come a long way. New owners bought it I believe recently and have been really trying to restore this to the gem it used to be. Greens are rolling fast and true. New carts coming 2/1/21. At $45 this time of year you cannot beat the challenge and conditions at rio. I gave up in this track a year ago because it went to complete trash, really glad to see it the way it has been restored. Highly recommend if you have not been to rio recently or ever to give it a try.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 77
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Good layout average conditions.

Played on a beautiful day. I played as a single and caught up with another single and we played together. The gentleman I played with was a member so he helped navigate the course. Greens were very nice, smooth and rolled well. Fairways were a little sparse in areas I guess that’s to be expected in January as the Bermuda goes dormant.

Overall a nice track, not worth the full fare if you are an out of stater... if you can get a hot deal that’s the way to go.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Packed and nobody monitoring pace of play

This course is not one to play if you want to play golf and not want to take 4 hours and 45 minutes. You can see 2 holes open ahead of slow pokes who do not know there are others who do not want to sit with 2 groups on the tee box and get stiff from waiting 10 minutes or longer. When the course is filled to capacity a martial should be required to make sure a group is ready to play for the green and not just teeing off. Golfers pay money to play, so don't speed them up, let them enjoy a 5 hr round, just step aside and allow faster players to play through. I have seen 2 slow groups and the front slow group invite the group behind to play through and they say go ahead, we are fine with a 5 hr round. That is why a martial is required.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Layout, Fast greens

The course layout is nice. This can be a fun course if you can keep it in the fairway. The greens were quite troublesome as they would not hold approach shots and were very fast putting.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly staff. Played behind a 4 some but they played to the time allotted and did not hold us up. Greens putted at a reasonably quick speed but true reads. Would definitely play here again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good round

Course was empty didn’t have no one within two hold of us until the back nine. Nice wide fairways and greens putted fast & straight.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rio is worth it

Fun track. Decent shape
Clubhouse is under renovation and will be nice when done
Staff could have been a lot nicer.
Fox squirrels are reason alone to play there

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Goat pasture

I can't believe they charged $40. They should have paid me $40 to play. No tee boxes, they were all temporarys. fairways too long, thought I was in the rough. Greens had weeds everywhere and extremely slow.save your money and go elsewhere.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 69
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Bit Confusing

A map of the hole at the tee box would be helpful. There are a few confusing holes

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
3.0
First Time Playing

Needs work

Course was in pretty rough shape. Staff was friendly, but disorganized.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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