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Conditions
4.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
97.1%
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34 out of 35 reviews
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4.3
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
15
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
97.1%
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34 out of 35 reviews
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4.3
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5 Stars
16
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
97.1%
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34 out of 35 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Public
Style Links
Par N/A
Length N/A
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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East River 9
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Course Details

Year Built 2021
Golf Season Year round
Architect Smelek Design (2021)

Rentals/Services

Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Reviews

4.3
35 Reviews (35)
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Great For Fun and Working on Your Game

The course is a great place to come and have a good time with friends or to work on your short game. Didn’t get the chance to hit the putting and range. The price is a little high for a Par 3 course. The amenities are GREAT. Perfect place to come play and have food/drinks. With friends. The amenities fortunately make up for the price. Again the $40 fee is extreme. Recommend using Golf Now Deals to play here. I could have played for $13 but could not book tee time on Golf Now.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great New Spot in Houston

Happy to see another course pop up in Houston! 9 holes full of fun par 3’s. Two tee boxes. Longest hole plays about 145-155. Pace of play can be slow if Management lets more than 4 people play at a time, but usually it’s not too bad. It’s a bit overpriced right now, but I imagine they can drop the rate after making investment money back. Full driving range. Good putting green. Course is well kept (greens could be better). They also have 6 pickle ball courts!! Overall, a really neat, new place in HTown. Definitely a Saturday for the boys!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great Par 3 course

East River 9 is challenging short par 3 course, holes range from 80-145yds with two tee boxes on each hole for replayability. The greens are in excellent condition and provide plenty of challenge. You will rarely hit a straight putt outside of 3 feet. The course is fun and quick to play. Stay for the bar and the great views of downtown. East River 9 is a uniquely fun golf/bar experience in Houston.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing East River 9.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing East River 9!

Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good for short game practice

East River 9 has a lot of potential with night play, a first tee that hits into the view of the Houston Skyline, a very good restaurant and bar, golf range and pickleball courts. The course is new, so there is still ground under repair in several places, but the difficult undulating greens and edges that roll off onto the fairway make up for the short par 3 layout .Worth the time if you want to work on your short game and have some good food and drinks after.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing East River 9!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hi, u000004720779. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing East River 9.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hi, txpathfinder. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing East River 9.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hi, txpathfinder. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing East River 9.

Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hi, domdoubled. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing East River 9.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing East River 9!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/13/2023

Hi, brewmaster74. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing East River 9.

Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sweet Par 3

This is a pretty sweet par 3 course. Great layout. Fantastic and challenging greens. Laid back. Fun.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Needs time

A buddy of mine and I went to go check this place out because the concept of playing under lighting on a 9 hole par 3 course sounded fun. We arrived an hour early and decided to kill some time at the bar. The wings we shared and drinks we had were great. The bartender was friendly and told us that the course had open two weeks prior.

We began at 5 and there was a little daylight remaining. The holes were challenging. Lots of hills to navigate through. Most greens are multi-leveled so there is no such thing as an easy putt unless you’re a couple feet from the pin. The walkway’s weren’t in good condition and most of the course you’re walking on grass which is fine. That little amount that was supposed to be paved was in poor condition. Holes 6-8 were in poorly lit areas because the light towers near those holes were not on. It’s also worth noting that it would be beneficial to bring mosquito spray because holes 7 and 8 particularly are right off the Buffalo Bayou.

My buddy and I finished the 9 hole course in about an hour and 15 minutes making the discounted tee time of $35 a person isn’t exactly what I’d call value. Without a doubt the best part about this place is the bar/restaurant and patio. It would be a great place to have a bite to eat and play in a group of four if you’re not expecting a great golf experience. It would also be a good place to let kids or people interested in picking up golf to learn.

I will likely be back, but this place needs some time to get its bearings. It has high potential.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great location and Par 3 Course

Beautiful location with great views of Downtown Houston. Perfect spot to work on your short game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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