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3.6
386 Reviews (386)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
184
3 Stars
92
2 Stars
26
1 Stars
26
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.0
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
82.1%
Recommend this course
315 out of 386 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
24 out of 28 reviews
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3.6
96 Reviews (96)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
79.2%
Recommend this course
76 out of 96 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Executive
Par 60
Length 3004 yards
Slope 90
Rating 57.1
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El Rio Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
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
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Reviews

3.6
386 Reviews (386)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 32
Bunkers 26
Narrow Fairways 22
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 38
Seniors 36
Beginners 34
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 39
Worth the Drive 7
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 61
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Unusual Circumstances

We were sched to play Jul 8 but Hurricane Elsa shut the course to 9 holes walking only. Jerry in the pro shop was so accommodating and gave us a rain check since the GN voucher was for that date only. We resched for Jul 15 but continued heavy rains forced the same conditions that date. Personal injuries prevented our playing until today. The rain check of course was still good. We thoroughly enjoyed our round and are eternally grateful to the understanding staff that mad it possible. Our experience was wonderful and we highly recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/23/2021

Thank you for leaving us a review. We are sorry to hear your experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you will give us another try in the future. Thank you for choosing El Rio Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worth the time

Had a great morning of golf and the hotdogs before back nine were excellent. Great friendly staff. Thank you.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No Nine hole rates with 90+ degrees?

This course needs to offer couples rate for 9 holes after 3pm or so. They are leaving a bunch of money on the table by not doing 9 hole rates at all. They need the money as the course conditions have gotten much worse over time. There's many brown dead grass spots, plain dirt spots, and greens have alot of dead grass. Here's a picture of ninth fairway for example.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/14/2021

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at El Rio Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/01/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing El Rio Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/27/2021

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at El Rio Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Goat Track/ with rude employee

Do not waste your money at this course. Extremely RUDE, condescending woman working the counter on the afternoon of the 16th of April 2021. I’m fairly confident she must be a relative of the owner because she shouldn’t be allowed to interact with customers. This place charges full price even if you only golf 9 holes. They could have simply charged us for one full round of golf but instead chose to charge 40.00 for nine holes stating that was the company policy. News flash, your company policy sucks as does your course. With all the money you are extorting from customers, put some of it back into the course. Tee to green is terrible. No exceptions, no excuses. With so many other options within 5-10 minutes of this goat track I would suggest potential golfers take an extra minute or two and do a search. If you choose this sorry excuse for a course, you will be very disappointed. Unfortunately the other couple we golfed with made the tee time. They were as disappointed and dissatisfied as we were. If zero stars were available, this place wouldn’t have rated one.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Very disappointed

My wife booked a tee time for Monday. She thought it was Tuesday at 3:10. We got ready and when we got there a man came in from outside and said what can I held you with. I said I have a tee time for 3:10. He said: No you don't. I said my wife booked it. He said the last tee time today is 2pm. When I asked if there was any way we could play he said we would have to be done by 5. He said what we would have to pay was the same and could not give us a deal even though there is no way we could play 18 holes. We did not appreciate his attitude at all. We are full time residents and I wanted my wife to play somethiing different. The last time I played here with some friends visiting from out of state we had a hard time figuring where the next hole was located because it was not marked well. The fairways are really close to each other. We live close to there and I don't think they will ever get any of our money.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/19/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing El Rio Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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