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3.9
355 Reviews (355)
5 Stars
125
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
53
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
23
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.8
81.2%
Recommend this course
290 out of 355 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.0
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
86.0%
Recommend this course
49 out of 57 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
86 Reviews (86)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
84.9%
Recommend this course
73 out of 86 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3238 yards
Slope 126
Rating 35.4
Book a Tee Time at
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
355 Reviews (355)

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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

staff was outstanding

The individual in the Pro Shop who was also the starter and ranger was terrific. He reviewed our reservation and made certain we were educated about the course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

They don't enforce pace of play

Terrible experience. Nothing is done about slow pace of play. I understand that slow play is normal at a public course, but it took us 2 hours to play the first 4 holes. I called the desk and he said a ranger was out on the course. That was a lie. Never saw him/her. Won't be coming back and neither will my friends.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/28/2021

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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

No Refund?

Booked on GolfNow was told when I arrived that it was walking only. (Paid for 2 WITH CART). Called GolfNow and was told No Refund for Hot Deals.
Got the tun around on both ends (GolfNow & River Bend)
Nice customer service GolfNow is a ripoff!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Beautiful COurse

Local course but really beautiful. Everything is very clean, staff is very professional

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice day

Beautiful day for golf today. Took my dad out he hasn’t played it in a few years so we enjoyed our time. The greens looked great and challenging

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

2:49 to play 9 holes.

Hello,

We has a 10:56 tee time teed off at 11:05, waited on every hole and every shot. Finished in 2:49. Very poor pace of play, ranger did nothing to speed it up.

Thanks.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello and thank you for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we’ll do better in the future.

Please feel free to reach out to us with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions you wish to share. We would love to make things right if you give us another chance.

Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fine nine

A nice challenge for average and good golfers alike. Might be a little long if you're introducing youngsters to the game. In that case, play best ball, They might putt better than you do.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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 Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Slow pace

Park district course with a wide variety of player skill level. 8 minutes tee time spread, they should make it 10 minutes. On this of play it was painfully slow, just over 2 1/2 hours.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello! 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
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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