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3.8
843 Reviews (843)
5 Stars
159
4 Stars
395
3 Stars
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2 Stars
64
1 Stars
25
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
82.7%
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3.8
106 Reviews (106)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
25
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6
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
84.0%
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3.9
191 Reviews (191)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
12
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6877 yards
Slope 123
Rating 73.1

River Oaks Golf Club in Myrtle Beach is home to 27 holes of championship golf. The course sprawls across a former nature preserve that sits just outside the Myrtle Beach city limits. In 2009, the course underwent a major renovation that removed almost 4,600 trees, burying the remaining stumps underneath mounds of dirt and sand. This opened up the layout while adding an interesting up-and-down to the course that it never had before. The holes are divided into three nines that provide different 18-hole combinations. Each of the nines is named after a different animal that makes up the course's resident wildlife: Fox, Otter, and Bear. River Oaks' Otter/Bear combination is the longest course of the three available options. You'll find water coming into play on nearly every hole and there are several strategically placed bunkers to be found along the greens.

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Course Details

Year Built 1988
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion UltraDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Jackson Craig Schreiner (2011)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Golf School of Myrtle Beach"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.8
843 Reviews (843)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Patio Dining 18
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 51
Bunkers 38
Undulating Greens 24
This course/club is great for:
Locals 40
Seniors 38
Beginners 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 54
Near Local Attractions 29
Near the Airport 26

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What you see what you get !

Fair course not expensive. Slow pace for a Monday in October 4h45 !

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River Oaks

Very friendly starter. Course in great shape. Cart girl was excellent. Slow round but great Sunday afternoon.

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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5.0
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Girls golf trip

Course was great the pace was slow as it was booked solid They tried to clear it up so the second nine was better We enjoyed the layout and course fun day and good course for money

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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4.0
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Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 40
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Skill Intermediate
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Plays Once a month
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3.0
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Condition of course

Course was very wet. Mist bunkers were under water. Very mushy. My feet got covered in ants on two holes, that bite, and I wasn't in high grass or woods. Just in tge ruff around fairways.. They should consider spraying for ants.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
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5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

I really enjoyed this course. The fairways and greens are in good condition. This was my first time playing Bermuda grass, so that was a bit of a challenge, the ball just drops out of site

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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4.0
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Previously Played

Great value

The course was in very nice shape staff was great. Can't beat the price nice little cour6

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

No very friendly

Course manager very shirt when He saw that we were golf now users. All that we were doing was questioning play because there was supposed to be lightning coming in. He said it really doesn’t matter because we have to try to cancel through golf now and if they call and ask if the course is open he’s going to tell them yes. We showed up luckily the lightning held off we got around in. The regular Clark was very accommodating

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Just Good Folks and Course

All of the staff was fabulous!
Would highly recommend this course.

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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 142
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
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Previously Played

Second try

This was my 2nd time here. I’d been here years ago and wasn’t pleased with course conditions. On this trip I thought I’d give it another try. Conditions were a bit better but overall it was disappointing. Otter side is a rather mundane 9 holes but standing water in traps made them unplayable. Muddy fairways and beat up tee boxes. Greens were ok. The fox side has some really neat holes. Not as much mud but bunkers still unplayable. I’ve done it twice so I’m all set. On positive note staff is very friendly

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Thanks

Our twosome took over 4 hours to play because they overbook and stack players. Nobody waved us through so apparently they have 0 golf etiquette! We traveled from out of state and now we know to avoid this course in the future.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Course

Played 10/03/2021, Small Pro shop Limited
Food options Pre-wraped cold sandwiches and hot dogs. Course in good condition. Fairly nice
Greens, true and fairly fast.Staff excellent.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Playable Track, Good Value

A fun course that is in pretty good shape. Bermuda grass fairways and greens. Lies were tight in the fairways due to cart traffic. Bermuda rough is thick but not overly penalizing. Several water hazards and bunkers to negotiate.
Staff was friendly. Pace of play was good on the Otter nine (1:50), but slowed considerably on the Fox nine (2:30). Took our threesome 4 hours, 20 minutes to finish the round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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