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4.8
1000 Reviews (1000)
5 Stars
783
4 Stars
184
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
96.2%
Recommend this course
968 out of 1000 reviews
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4.6
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
52
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.3%
Recommend this course
66 out of 70 reviews
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4.7
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
114
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.1%
Recommend this course
135 out of 142 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7004 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.8
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Riverwood Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Bates (1992) Troy Vincent (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
1000 Reviews (1000)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 27
Brunch 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 67
Bunkers 56
Forced Carries 39
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 52
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
Locals 28
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 52
Convenient to the City 24
In the 'Burbs 17

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

Perfect example of Florida golf.

I had a friend visiting from New York and wanted him to play an impressive course. Riverwood was the perfect choice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very good course

Good course, but greens still showed aeriation, which is understood this time of year

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Didn’t meet expectations

Course advertised as rated tops in Fl and best in SW Fl. Did not live up to this as just an average course and far from best in area let alone state of Fl. Had just been aerated so greens were rough and putts did not roll true. Was not advertised as recently aerated as that should have resulted in a discount rate from the $65. Course was not worth that price in its condition.

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

Wet but well maintained

Course was a bit wet in some spots, and you could tell grass wasn't able to be cut in some area due to it. But overall course was in great shape even after a recent aeration.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Riverwood Does Not Care About It's Players - At All!

We had a terrible encounter with the staff at Riverwood. We were eaten by thousands of mosquitos, which they reluctantly admitted they were aware of, yet they gave no warnings, no bug spray (not even to buy). The staff (John) suggested we call back for a raincheck, so we left and treated our many bite/welts. But when we called back, as suggested, morning staff refused to honor the need for a rain check. The staff person on the phone was extremely rude, dismissive and unsympathetic. He refused to do anything whatsoever to help make it right, and expressed no sympathy. He stated that since we paid a twilight rate, we should get nothing under any circumstances, apparently because that made us unworthy customers for fair treatment? Obviously, we won't be returning.

The State and City should investigate the handling of the mosquito problem at Riverwood. This course needs to take responsibility, spray, and provide bug repellent, at least for purchase. And they should warn twilight players of the issue, not simply take their money and run.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/13/2022

You sound miserable. Maybe try a simulator

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Riverwood June 2022

First time at Riverwood. Challenging and generally in good condition other than the recently aerated greens.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 188
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor

Nice course

Greens are still recovering from aeration I’ll return in a couple weeks

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing course

The course was in amazing condition. The people were extremely friendly. I can’t say enough about this place

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful golf course

I have played thus course many times. It's a really good challenging layout, always in good condition. It's not over developed with houses and many of the holes run through pristine Florida wetlands. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Play this course when you can.

Riverwood is just a beautiful course to play, nice and quiet, the conditions are a 9/10, greens are in wonderful shape, fairways nicely mowed and manicured, flower beds, bushes, etc. are always kept clean of debri. It is more challenging from the blues, or really challenging from the whites. Staff are wondeful, the starter is full of golf knowlege of courses in the surrounding areas, Mollie the cart girl is the best.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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