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4.3
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
95.2%
Recommend this course
35 out of 44 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.5
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 17 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6902 yards
Slope 135
Rating 74.5
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River Course - Rio Mar Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Greg Norman (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS 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, Discover Card
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
44 Reviews (44)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Playing Multiple Courses 6
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 7

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Really nice course!

Nice course and great people. Moved fast and was allowed to play through appropriately! It’s not so difficult.it’s enjoyable.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Wet, but in good condition

The golf course was quite wet, I was still able to enjoy the game. The River Course is very well maintained, its greens in perfect condition with an average speed and without many breaks. I'd say it's easy for putting.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition and pace of play were excellent. My wife's first day playing golf and we had a memorable day. Love it!

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

Smooth playing fun day

Tee Off made it easy to go and play on a spectacular course. The day was awesome!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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 Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
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 1
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 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful scenery

The course itself is beatific and for the most part well maintained. The greens are a little inconsistent and slow, but overall a fun course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Love the River

I am a resident/member of Rio Mar, so play both courses often. But the River is by far my favorite. It pushes up to the base of El Yunque rainforest, and the Mameyes River winds throughout the course. Except for the first few holes, there are no homes on the course, which makes it very secluded and private. Pace of play very good, as all the tourists want to play the Ocean Course, not knowing this is the real gem of the two. Very challenging, yet 3 of the Par 5's are reachable. Some very tough and long Par 4's. The new golf staff has done wonders with both courses, especially post-Maria (insurance helped with many renovations). They are now part of Troon Golf, which I know has high standards, and both courses are living up to it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice layout; fair conditions

I enjoyed the layout, but I would rate the conditions as fair to average The course is maintained ok (maybe as good as it gets considering the environment) - but the greens, while true, were VERY slow. IMO not a great value compared to say a Poppy Ridge in Monterey. On the other hand, if you’re staying at the resort and don’t have many other convenient options it made for a pleasant round of golf.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent course, great time with friends. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great-!!!

Excellent conditions of the course. Staff followed new COVID-19 protocols.

Pace of play is 100% better because everyone goes to their ball. Raised cups in green are the new trend but it is difficult to accept.

Recommended-!!!

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

Golf

The course was beautiful, we were the only group on there so the pace of play was excellent. It was a challenging course. I would definitely recommend this course to everyone.

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