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3.9
303 Reviews (303)
5 Stars
102
4 Stars
121
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.7
78.9%
Recommend this course
246 out of 303 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.8%
Recommend this course
24 out of 29 reviews
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3.6
109 Reviews (109)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
37
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.0
72.5%
Recommend this course
79 out of 109 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3238 yards
Slope 126
Rating 35.4
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River Bend Golf Club - IL
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year Round, weather permitting
Architect William J. Spear

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times.

Reviews

3.9
303 Reviews (303)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 9
Dinner 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 14
Bunkers 13
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 15
Locals 9
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Used cart

Always a Challenge

RB is always a Challenge. It has just about everything that can get you into trouble if you can't control your ball ! It's a Great Course. It's Sporty. It's Fun and it's not easy. But then, what course is ? HAHAHA !!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

This is a very nice 9 hole course

I think this is a very nice course, if you play from the back has some very challenging holes. In good condition and the green speed was good. I think this is the best 9 hole course in the western suburban area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/08/2021

Hello, We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at River Bend Golf Course. 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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Excellent 9 hole course

Not the longest, but picturesque. Easily walk or take a cart. This gem feels like a secret. If you’re looking for an opportunity to hit the ball without spending all day, I recommend you try this course. My only minor complaint, is the sand texture - not fluffy. I know - don’t hit it there.
If you don’t know the layout, trouble can get you.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Riverbend excellent 9 hole course

I walked 9 holes today and found the course in good shape, play was on pace and I had an excellent meal and beer after play on the Deck. Todd the general mgr. came out to greet us and I passed along my positive comments. Definitely will play at Riverbend weekly and have lunch or dinner after.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
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Commented on 06/01/2021

We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing River Bend Golf Course, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
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 8
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Too crowded.

The course was nice, and fairly well kept. The whole round we were waiting for the groups ahead of us, and the group behind us kept hitting into us. Don't know if I'll go back...

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/27/2021

We apologize for the pace of play issue you experienced. We always try to keep a great pace when having our golfers on the course. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we will use your review to better the experience going forward. We hope you give us another try in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value. Tight fairways

Great value. Not a lot of room for bad slice (like I had today. Peace of play was great. 2 hours nine holes. Staff was great

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

We were impressed by the design, the friendliness of the staff, and the reasonable price. It was literally amazing to see the wetlands hazards where controlled burns had exposed the thousands of lost balls. You do not need to hit long here; you really need to hit straight and to hit targets.
The greens weren't in the best shape. I hope by later in the season they are rolling true.
All in all, an impressive nine-hole challenge at an affordable price.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Beginner Course

Good beginner course for those learning to play golf. The pace of play was really slow so it gives beginners a chance to hit a bunch of shots and practice their putting without holding anybody up. Spent 3 hrs playing 9 holes. Tee boxes were in rough shape and the fairways, they need to offer training on how to repair divots. Greens had just been aerated so it’s tough to tell how well I putted. Overall, course needed some TLC.

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

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 River Bend Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Super slow

Played 9 holes for 2 hours 44 minutes. Greens are in bad conditions.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting River Bend Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ok

Ok but need ranger , need to keep the pace other golfer

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

River Bend Love

Course is just always immaculate!

Ron is always awesome in the pro - shop as well!

If you’re strapped on time only for 9 this is the spot!

- Kevin M

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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