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4.6
285 Reviews (285)
5 Stars
162
4 Stars
100
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
97.7%
Recommend this course
272 out of 285 reviews
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4.7
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
28 out of 28 reviews
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4.6
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.9
97.9%
Recommend this course
47 out of 48 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6850 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.3
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RiverWatch Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Peter Jacobsen (2000) Jim Hardy (2000) Jerry Lemons

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $12
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Lodging

Lodging Available

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
285 Reviews (285)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Brunch 6
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 33
Narrow Fairways 24
Bunkers 23
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 21
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 21
Locals 16
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 32

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So nice I had to play twice

Great course, challenging for the area. Conditions were great as well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Awesome! We love that you enjoyed it! Looking forward to your return.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Thanks for such an awesome review! Hope you get to come back soon!

Played On
Reviews 48
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/27/2021

Thanks for the great review! See you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough course in great shape!

The course and greens are challenging and in great shape. Great value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Great to hear you enjoyed the course. Look forward to your return!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course

I went to check the course the day before we were to play, I have never played here before and I have been invited to golf with my future son-in-law and was asked to pick a course. I met Tayler and Savannah who were awesome and full of information about the course. The customer service alone was enough to pick this course. We had a great time holes 13-15-16 were fun holes. We have put this course on our regular list.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/28/2021

Bguffey...thanks for such a great review!!! Hope you come back and enjoy the course again soon!!!

Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Thoroughly Enjoyed!

Fun course .... Lots of challenges balances with some easier holes!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/09/2021

Thank you for such a great review! Hope you get a chance to come back and play again soon!!!

Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Slow Play

Riverwatch, like so many others courses in the area, have raised their rates. That would not be an issue if the additional cost came with a marshal to keep the pace of play going. We had a 4 some in front of us that would hit multiple balls, from the tee, fairway, wherever. 5 1/2+ hr rounds should not be the norm or accepted. You should not have to wait for the group in front of you to tee off on every hole. Great course, great people. Desperately needs a marshall.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/30/2021

So sorry to hear about the slow play. We are working on getting that issue resolved. Hopefully the next round you play will be much more enoyable.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great first time, plan to come back

Had heard about Riverwatch for a number of years. Due to trees, decided to play up a tee and still really enjoyed the round. Staff all around were great, friendly, and helpful. First group off for the day, so greens were soaked due to irrigation just finishing, but course was in great condition. Fair, fun challenge due to hills and trees, but not too difficult to make you not want to come back. My only complaint on condition is not with the staff and their fine maintenance, its with other players not fixing ball marks on greens. I spent more time fixing other players marks than I did my own. Please take care of the course you are playing and have respect for those following you.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/30/2021

Thank you so much for the great review! Yes...ball marks are a huge battle. Thanks for the plug!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hidden gem

Great course with a challenging layout. Tight landing areas make you have to play to targets. Only issue with the course was the bunkers were not well maintained. But overall really happy with our experience, and fantastic value for the money. Will be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/30/2021

Hey Matt...Thanks for the great review! Since you posted this, we have hired a full time bunker guy. Hopefully you will notice a big difference the next time you play!

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always Great

This course is quite challenging and your approach shot is crucial on pretty much every hole. Greens roll true and the fairways are always in great condition and the ball sits up great on the zoysia grass. Staff is great here as well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/06/2021

gcrb28...Thank you so much for the excellent feedback! Looking forward to your return!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem!!

Came to TN from FL for my son's weekend birthday bash which came with 36 holes at Riverwatch on Saturday. The short review is "Amazing, fun course, in great shape, with Amazing, welcoming, clubhouse and restaurant staff". The longer review starts now. This is great layout. However, if you've ever played hill top golf you know you've got to hit it in the right spots. There are some blind spots, but if you know where to hit it you get rewarded. The par 3s are all lengthy so no layups there. However, par 5's give you a good look at getting a few strokes back if you have courage. The greens are all plenty large enough and are rolling great!!! However, there are no flat putt so prepare yourself for a couple 3 putts. Can't wait to play here again!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/04/2021

Jupton413...thank you so much for the review!!! We look forward to your return!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/09/2021

DEAN2129309...Thanks for the 5 star review!!! We hope you will come see us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Starter Might Be Beneficial

Really like this course and the folks who manage it. However, today, pace of play was slower than usual due too many trying to start at the same time. Course really bogged down. A starter would help alleviate this.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/09/2021

u847103045...Thank you for your great review and feedback. We have since hired a starter for Friday and Saturday mornings. We are currently looking for a starter for Sunday mornings...send anyone interested to the pro shop! Thanks!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Jewel of a course

Second time here and i love coming here despite the 1 hour drive. Great course, great staff. Course is challenging if you cant hit it straight but very scenic.
Will continue to come to this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/09/2021

Hey igmarule!...thanks so much for the great review and recommendation! We look forward to your return!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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Commented on 04/29/2021

Stock12...Thanks for the 5 star review! Hope to see you back soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course - check out the Stay & Play

Beautiful course. Hard, fast greens. Excellent, friendly and accommodating staff. Course is tricky - sloping fairways and run-off areas. You’ll play better the second time once you learn the bailout areas.
Check out the on-course condos available for a surprisingly affordable stay and play package. Great bar and grill next to the clubhouse too.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/29/2021

Thanks for such a great review!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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