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92 Reviews (92)
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1 Stars
25
Conditions
2.0
Value
2.5
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.3
37.7%
Recommend this course
50 out of 92 reviews
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3.0
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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
57.1%
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4 out of 7 reviews
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Conditions
2.2
Value
2.8
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 5952 yards
Slope 119
Rating 69.3
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River Oaks Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Dick Nugent (1968)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

2.3
92 Reviews (92)
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Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser

This course is poorly maintained.

The smell of raw sewage was prevalent throughout the course. I wouldn’t play this course again for free.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
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Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course Has Greatly Improved

I played River Oaks today for the first time since last summer. All I can say is wow. If you haven't played there recently you're missing out. The course conditions were much improved since last year. It's a hidden gem and I will be back again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Potential

Great course layout, has potential to be one of the best in the area.
Cons:
-lots of broken carts make for occasional shortage
-maintenance could be better, one hole on the back 9 is in embarrassingly poor condition.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Hot trash

Front 9 is decent. Fun layout, but course conditions were sub par, back 9 is absolute trash. The 15th?! Hole was a par 3 literally stuck in the middle of a fairway. The “green” cannot be caked that without quotes. I feel robbed of money and I played on a “hot deal”. Don’t do it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
7b43acf0-4b3d-5c62-9802-067f134fc496
Commented on 11/10/2020

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience at our course. Please know that we take customer feedback seriously. Please reach out to us directly if you would like to discuss your experience further.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course in terrible shape and I requested a refund

The course was in horrendous shape with hard ground, bald grass areas in the fairways, tee boxes were like concrete as you attempt to place a tee in the ground, Hole 12 was closed and the course was modified with 2 holes replacing the next Par 5 on Hole 15. River Oaks was in the worst condition that I've ever seen.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
7b43acf0-4b3d-5c62-9802-067f134fc496
Commented on 10/19/2020

We appreciate your feedback and have been actively working on course improvement projects in recent months. These are ongoing and still in progress. We understand that there may be inconveniences during this time. We would like the chance to discuss this with you further. Please reach out to the golf shop directly.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The worst

Close down until the course is in playable conditions. You can't have mountains of dirt and rocks in the middle of every fairway. Your green and tee boxes look as if they haven't been touched since last year.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course should be shut down to make improvements

This was the worst course I have ever been to. We could barely tell where the fairways were. They had orange flags, which we thought indicated the middle of the fairway. But no, the fairways were filled with 3 foot deep holes in which my friend accidentally fell into. We couldn't find half our balls because they had white bird feathers everywhere. There was also tons of bird crap. Bird crap was on the fairway, on the greens and even on tee box. We had a hard time not stepping in it, had to spray our shoes off afterwards. Trash was all over the course. Terrible mud puddles in front of the greens. Not maintained at all. The best thing about this course was that you could leave it and never come back. I would not recommend this course to my worst enemy.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible Condition

Course is in terrible condition. Almost unplayable. Do not recommend

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

R.Oaks, Cal. City - under construction in 2020

This place should be discounted. R.Oaks, Cal. City - under construction in 2020. This place should be discounted. Hard and bald fairways. This place should be discounted. Under renovation - 12 deep holes [sprinklers heads] down most of the fairway. This place should be discounted. Hole 12 was closed. A hole was then poorly created by splitting hole 15 in half EXCEPT there was no real putting green. Yikes. Tee box markers were missing on hole 5. Other holes only had 14 of 6 markers. This place should be discounted.

This place should be discounted until renovations are finished.
This place should be discounted until renovations are finished.
This place should be discounted until renovations are finished.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Worst course I’ve ever played

This was the worst course I’ve ever played. Poorly maintained. Most areas were so hard it was like playing off concrete.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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