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2.4
183 Reviews (183)
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
1.9
Value
2.9
Layout
3.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.3
44.1%
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112 out of 183 reviews
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2.3
24 Reviews (24)
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Conditions
1.7
Value
2.7
Layout
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Amenities
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4.3
37.5%
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9 out of 24 reviews
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2.4
25 Reviews (25)
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Conditions
1.8
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
40.0%
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10 out of 25 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 62
Length 4249 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Riviera Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tifdwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Myron Gifford

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

2.4
183 Reviews (183)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 15
Water Hazards 14
Narrow Fairways 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Beginners 28
Seniors 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 28
In the 'Burbs 8

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

getting better

temp greens are gone for now, some greens need seeding. staff is very friendly and seems to be improving the conditions but i notice alot of people dont take the time to sweep their traps or sand their divots. i love the course and play weekly, just wish some other players did their part to help the condition continue to improve.
regardless cant beat the price for a good practice course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Work on your game @ Riviera

For less than $1.00 per hole, I was able to work on all aspects of my game. Unlike every other course in Naples at this time of year - it wasn't crowded or nasty. This is not a Ritz-Carlton/Marriott or private Country Club. Several of the greens are under repair and featured temporary greens. Keep your expectations in line with reality. Have fun!

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun small course

I used every club in my bag and had a great time playing

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tender loving care

This course would need alot of tender loving care, greens are temporary, fairways would need to be re-seeded all in all could be an excellent executive course if it was updated and some money would be invested in the course

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Catch 22

Nice people run the place. Looks like they’re trying to improve conditions as half greens are temporary. Need support to put money into course. Could be a nice spot

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

My experience.

The course was in despicable condition. Eight greens were essentially grass fairways. None of the ball washers worked- all the handles were broken off. It was a par 3 course and billed as a regular 18 hole layout which was totally inaccurate and a lie. The course does not meet the standards of an 18 hole course. It was a pitch and put event. 18 holes took us 90 minutes. It was the worst example of a “golf course “ my wife and I ever played on, If we had not prepaid for the waste of time I would have asked for my money back. Rating = F-.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Set Expectations

If you set your expectations correctly then you will enjoy yourself. The course is under going a lot of maintenance. All flags are temporarily located off the greens which makes the course shorter. If you want to get out and practice your mid and short game plus walk the course, it is enjoyable. Even if you ride keep the same expectations.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course to have fun and not cost a ton

We really liked playing this course. It is not in the best shape but is really fun to make some of the challenging shots. They are reseeding the greens so we played fairway greens. All of the Greens are elevated and when they let you use them the course will be even more challenging. You have water and dog legs, trees to tend with. all making your shots fun. We will be playing this course more as the season goes on. Kim the Course manager is GREAT! She is super friendly and helpful.
Bob Forrester 10/26/2021

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 84
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Worse Shape

This course is never in good shape, but with temporary greens it is in very poor shape. Putting is a joke!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

You get what you pay for, and I'm glad I did

I played this course and the staff was amazing. I'll be honest here the course is in process of getting new seed and greens. Played 18 went straight to the pro shop and paid for another 18. This doesn't look like a naples course, but is definitely my new favorite executive course. If your looking for 5 star golf at 20 bucks you'll never find it or be happy. Wanna pay 15-25 bucks & get cheap beers and have a good time this is the course for you.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

BAD SHAPE!!!

This course doesn’t deserve a half star rating….
Perhaps one day long ago it was decent, though not now. Booked on Golf Now and paid more than anyone should. Learned a lesson, never assume you’re getting a bargain when booking with them.
Disappointed.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Believe me it sounds good but not worth the $20

On the good side, the person in the prefab clubhouse was extremely friendly and informative. Also the actual course layout really was ok. Clearly one of the earlier designed courses in the area...and from what the person working in the shop indicated there used to be a line out the door to play. Now for the bad, I would be ashamed if I were an owner of this course, to take money from people to play it. $20 is a great deal to play most courses w/ a cart, but when you can't putt the ball because the grass on the greens is so high and there was more dirt in some of the fairways than grass. In short, I would much rather have paid a few more dollars and even drove a little further (even the National in Ave Maria @ $25 for example) than have wasted my $20 on this sandbox. If you don't want to be in the golf business, get out of it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Riviera Review

Pulled into the parking lot and we were the only car. The door was locked with a sign on the door that said closed. There was a employee inside who did let me in so i checked in.
Golf carts were very nice and he offered one per golfer if we wanted. That was nice.
All the tee boxes were mainly sand and weeds, fairways were weedy and long.
Greens were not mowed and the ball tracking was impossible to guess. We just agreed that no more than 2 putts were to be scored regardless of the actual puts. We could only play 9 of 18 holes.
Overall it felt like the course has been neglected for quite a while. It was nothing like the online pictures or description of the amenities and definitely not a hidden gem of Naples. Maybe at one time but not now.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dog Track

I booked a tee time through GolfNow. I went to the course and it closed. Waiting for my refund. Do not play this course. Total waste of money

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Previously Played

Great staff horrible conditions

Staff was great but the course should not be open. Couple of the greens are closed with the flagsticks at the end of the fairway! Should not be taking money from the public to play an unplayable course. Very disappointing and do not waste your money unless the rate is lowered to under $10!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good for the money

Lots of par 3 and 4, decent course. Friendly staff and cheap beer

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Get what you pay for

The course is really not in good shape. Greens are horrible along with the fairways. However, if you’re a beginner and a hacker, it’s perfect for honing your irons skills. Advanced golfers will hate it. The people working there are amazingly friendly and courteous. It’s a shame the course Doesn’t match the staffs Abilities And attributes.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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