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4.2
846 Reviews (846)
5 Stars
368
4 Stars
336
3 Stars
92
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
26
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
88.8%
Recommend this course
761 out of 846 reviews
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4.3
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.2%
Recommend this course
110 out of 122 reviews
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4.2
179 Reviews (179)
5 Stars
92
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.5%
Recommend this course
162 out of 179 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7001 yards
Slope 133
Rating 75.4

Formerly known as River Islands Golf Club.

Very special layout by Arthur Hills. Built along a river that is played along side and crossed a number of times. A tough course with plenty of trees, a 3 holes on an island.

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Island Pointe Golf Club (FKA River Islands)
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required. Shirts must have collars and shorts must be Bermuda length. Tank tops, t-shirts and denim are not permitted.

Food & Beverage

Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Tennessee (2016 #6)

Reviews

4.2
846 Reviews (846)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 72
Bunkers 52
Undulating Greens 49
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 58
Advanced Golfers 38
Locals 34
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 62
Convenient to the City 27
Near Local Attractions 22

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
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5.0
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Island Pointe First Time Golf

Island Pointe is a hidden gem of a golf course. The unique course lay out is only one reason to golf here. The five man staff does an amazing job of maintaining the course in a great condition. The greens were immaculate and the fairways were in great condition for mid-November.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Previously Played

Great Course

Doesn’t get any better. Love this place Wonderful features I play here all the time and never get bored The staff are good people and tell they appreciate you. Constantly working to improve the course Just come play here I guarantee you will come back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
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Plays Once a month
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
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Plays Once a month
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5.0
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Great course

Great course especially for the price
Friendly staff
Fairways and greens were perfect

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Golf Ranger

The course is a must play and offers great conditions from the range to the course. I would recommend a marshal or ranger on the weekend. We played the front 9 with a 10:40 tee time and had a great pace and good play. We made the turn and ran into a log jam on the back nine. Mostly from teens hitting multiple balls from the tees and fairways. Also, they were abusing the course. We played up to hole 11 and left due to the slowness of play. It’s hard to stay in Rythm when this type of stuff happens on the course. Generally, you let folks play thru if your slower but that day it was multiple young groups not respecting the game or course. Definitely if your a competitor of golf, play on the weekday. Beautiful course and will go back just not on the weekend.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent condition

Great Course, don't let my 1 star rating deter you from playing here as this is not normal. Today was just a bad day and there was a lot of frustration (4 groups on 1 tee box with a group in the fairway and a group on the green) 1 hour 40 minutes to play last 5 holes. Really need to figure out something on the "food", $15 for a chicken salad sandwich fries and a can of soda is ABSURD!!! I do plan ahead on that aspect of things. Course is in immaculate shape and the crew is still making some some updates. Definitely need to play this course if you are ever in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great Golf Round

Very challenging and a very well-maintained golf course. Well definitely come back and play this course again! The scenery on various holes is beautiful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course for the money.

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this course. We were traveling from Michigan on our way to Florida and stopped to play as we always enjoy playing here. Course was in great shape and the staff were very friendly. The food truck was a great addition to the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Plush fairways

Plush fairways and well manicured grounds. I have not played any courses were there were no blemishes at all in the fairways. Of course, They were challenging holes just as described, but that is gold! Fairway keeper is the best! I hope he is being well compensated for his skill

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

We were a twosome and moved really quickly the first 8 holes then it was really backed up, but overall it was a beautiful day to play and the course was in great shape.

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

The course was in great shape , especially the greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Shape

Course is in great shape. Only issue was a LOT of work is going on the course. We had to wait on about 9 holes while the grounds crew was spraying the greens. Multiple trees were being removed around course. Would go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No ranger to enforce pace of play. Had to wait on every hole

No ranger to enforce pace of play. Had to wait on every hole. Very slow

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Safe Shot vs. Test Your Skills

The course is in great shape right now and has everything you could ever want. Make it a challenging day and test your skills on a very well designed course or hit the safe shot and get a reasonable score. Great scenery with shots over the river and tree lined fairways.

I’ll be back multiple times this year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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