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4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
94.3%
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4.2
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.3%
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28 out of 31 reviews
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4.2
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
0
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1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.3%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Links
Par 70
Length 6346 yards
Slope 131
Rating 70.4

River Oaks Golf Course, located in the South Valley of the Jordan River Bottom Area, is a challenging course where golfers can often have some wildlife encounters. The course offers beautiful scenery featuring plenty of trees and water, adding both beauty and challenge. The links-style golf course has a good variety of shots with some fairways that feature thick cuts of rough. The water that is present on the course is creates very tricky water hazards that come into play on some holes. The 14th hole is notable difficult. The River Oaks Golf Course facility also has an enormous driving range with natural grass.

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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bluegrass/Rye Grass
Greens L-93 Bent Grass
Golf Season March - November
Architect William H. Neff (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "North Range Teaching Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Denim Allowed

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Cafe, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Utah (2020 #5)

Reviews

4.3
50 Reviews (50)
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Reviews 1
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Very challenging course. Very good condition of golf course. Very well manecured. Greens run true

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 149
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Utah Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

Another fun round

River Oaks GC is a course that poses unique challenges with plenty of risk and reward; the course overall was in very good condition with only a few fairway spots that were played with a bump rule, but not many; the pace of play was fantastic despite our slow group, but we were not hindered nor did we hinder any other groups; it was very enjoyable and pleasant which makes it a great course that I enjoy playing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

River Oaks

Played in just over 4 hours. Front 9 had typical slow slow start. Made up time on the back.

#1 hole needs to have the left side opened up, take the sage brush out the first 250 yards or paint it Red for a drop or have local rule to take distance on drop.

#2 hole needs the Russian Olive tree trimmed or taken out on the Blue tee box.

#3 hole needs all of the cattails taken out around the green, the hole would excellent visually.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Sam as ever

Lately when I show up they try to rush me to the tee box. Trunk to the tee box is a no-go for me. I show up early so I can prep: chip/putt/sunblock application/tees in pocket/ball markers in pocket, on to #1 and fire away. 30 minutes.
Also, guys that couldn’t break 120 on their best day Are teeing off the blues.
Again, the course is too short for 3 sets of men’s tees, golfers will bypass the tips but not tips and blues.. White tees are a proper place for most golfers, but they won’t do it.
Also, on this particular day the grounds crew followed me around on tractors. Off the clock.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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 Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hit Staight off the tee or die

Great course, really beautiful vegetation surrounding the Jordan River canal. Don't worry to look for your ball if you hit it in there.....this is thick stuff, 10 ft. tall. Lot's of wildlife hide there, as we as your golf ball. Crooked hitter will hate this course and will shoot above 100.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

It's just okay!

I want to like this course, but it just has too many strange holes. Most days, the course is in decent shape. The only reason we keep playing it is because of the JR pass for $5 per 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

MLH

Nice course, fortunately I was hitting ball fairly straight and only got myself in trouble twice, you need to play to best landing spots or you will have problems. Everything was in great shape, tee boxes ,fairways, & greens. Definitely recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Tight course but playable

This is a tight but beautiful course. If your a whaler off the tee then this might not be the course for you. If your a smart player then this is a nice course to test your mental abilities. Course is in great condition especially since we have had more 100 degree days this summer than I can remember (I'm 60). Fun course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Home Course

I love this course. It's beautiful and a good challend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good round but I recommend..

I would say the course needs to do away with 4 sets of tees. Most amateur golfers are willing to skip the black tees, but not the black and blue tees, so you get golfers that should be on the white tees playing blues and struggling hard.
It slows play. The guys I played with shot 114 and 116 from the blue tees
Also, it’s nice at River Oaks when Neil is not working the front desk

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

River Russian Olive

I liked everything about this course except all of the invasive Russian Olive trees that are sucking all the water up on this property.
Cut these trees down and you will have a great course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

River Russian Olive

I liked everything about the course except there were more Russian Olive trees than any other tree on the course by a ratio of 10 to 1.
The Russian Olive is a non native invasive species that sucks water and nutrients from all of our native plants and animals.
The state of Utah mandates that this tree be exterminated where ever possible.
Before the state of Utah mandates specific removal of this tree at this golf course i would recommend setting a goal of removing them hole by hole over the next 18 months.
Removing these trees will not only save a tremendous amount of water but the native plants and animals will really begin to thrive.
When this is accomplished I will start to call this course River Oaks instead of River Russian Olive.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

CFO

Very excellent course and fun to play. A bit slow with some walkers ahead of us.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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